Walk the Line

Trivia: Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon both did their own singing for the film.

Trivia: The brief part of Waylon Jennings was played by his real life son Shooter Jennings.

Trivia: The scene at the Malco theater, where Joaquin Phoenix and the other men on the tour are sitting around drinking onstage before their matinee performance, wasn't actually filmed at the Malco theater. It was filmed in the auditorium of Memphis Hume High School. The same school that Elvis Presley attended.


Trivia: Waylon Jennings' godson Waylon Payne, son of Willie Nelson bandmate Jody Payne, appears in the film as Jerry Lee Lewis.

Trivia: Joaquin Phoenix really pulled that sink off the wall, and it's no prop either, as you can see the old bricks behind the basin.

Factual error: Towards the beginning of the film, the Cashes receive a notice about their rent. It's the 1950's and the address has a ZIP code. ZIP codes were not introduced until 1963.

More mistakes in Walk the Line

Record Company Executive: Your fans are gospel folk, Johnny. They're Christians, and they don't wanna hear you singing to a bunch of murderers and rapists, tryin' to cheer 'em up.
Johnny Cash: Then they ain't Christians.

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