PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.
Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix were so nervous about having to sing that it caused tension in their relationship off-screen. Both admitted in interviews that they didn't get along and constantly argued during the six months of singing lessons prior to filming. It wasn't until filming started that they connected and became friends.
M-Mr. Cash? M-Mr. Cash?
When Jerry Lee Lewis plays the piano, you hear the last note after he has walked away from it.
In the opening credits, Robert Patrick's name appears to pass through the prison bars, like his T-1000 character did in Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
Originally released on DVD in its theatrical incarnation. An extended cut, adding about 16 minutes worth of additional footage into the movie, was released later on. The French Blu-Ray version contains the extended cut, while the American version contains the theatrical version.
$22,347,341 (USA) (20 November 2005)
$119,519,402 (USA) (4 May 2006)