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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

4 Ratings: 4.3
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   Somewhere between pitch-perfect parodies from Christopher Guest and Co. (such as THIS IS SPINAL TAP and A MIGHTY WIND) and slapstick spoofs (such as AIRPLANE and the NAKED GUN) resides the farcical biopic WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY. … see full wiki

Director: Jake Kasdan
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 21, 2007
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
review by . January 28, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
*** out of ****    "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story" is writer Judd Apatow - and director Jake Kasdan's - response to the modern biopic craze that started somewhere mid 2000's. The film is intended as a sort of parody, in particular, of the musical biopics; and I guess the film's way of poking fun at the genre comes in the form of presupposing that while there was Johnny Cash, John Lennon, and Elvis Presley - there was also a lesser-known artist by the name of Dewey Cox. This …
review by . May 22, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
I haven't had this much fun since the first time I saw "Airplane". Well, okay, maybe I've come close a time or two. "Walk Hard" is just plain funny, a parody of the last fifty or so years in popular music of all genre.     Dewey Cox is born on a hardscrabble farm in Alabama. As a young child, he has an a playtime accident involving his brother which has his father saying "the wrong one died" for the next forty years or so. Another hysterically funny circumstance forces the 14 …
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