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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story -- 2-Disc Edition

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Justin Long, John C. Reilly, ...
Gemma La Mana

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
98 minutes
Wide Release Date:
12/21/07
performer:
Jenna Fischer, John C. Reilly, Tim Meadows, Jack White
director:
Jake Kasdan
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
author:
Judd Apatow, Jake Kasdan
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C

John C. Reilly stars as a fictitious guitar icon in the music-biopic spoof Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, but he’s really just aping Will Ferrell, master of undignified flesh and ill-fitting tighty-whities. The original music is surprisingly contagious, but the Cox jokes — or, shall I say, joke — need more cowbell. EXTRAS An orgy of sophomoric high jinks: tittering sausage commercials; a jarring ”c— documentary” about male frontal nudity; and the aptly named Unbearably Long, Self-Indulgent Director’s Cut, featuring a Cheryl Tiegs-Dewey-Cheryl Ladd love triangle and at least 30 more d— jokes. C

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