Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

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  • Type: Movie
  • Genre: Comedy
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Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It plays these songs...

Gamblin' Man
performed by Honeyboy Edwards

This Song is played in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
After Dewey cuts his brother Nate in half, he is sent to the country store to buy butter and a candle. On his way, he stops and listens to an old man sing this song. He has never heard Blues music before, and he is fascinated with it.

My Girl
performed by The Temptations

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  • Type: Song
This Song is played in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Dewey is backstage before his last big performance, where he sees The Temptations rehearsing the song 'My Girl'.

Prelude in G Minor, Op. 28, No. 22
composed by Frederic Chopin

This Song is played in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Before Dewey Cox's show, he has to prepare by thinking back over his entire life. There is a flashback to his childhood, while he stands to the side, watching his brother, Nate, play Prelude in G Minor, Op. 28, No. 22 on the piano. This happens before the machete fighting scene.

Walk Hard
performed by Dewey Cox and John C. Reilly

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  • Type: Song
This Song is played in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Dewey first sings this at the recording studio. He first sang "That's Amore", which the producer hated. He gives Dewey a second chance, and Dewey sings "Walk Hard", which soon becomes a huge hit.

Weeping on the Inside
written by , , and

This Song is played in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
This song is heard after Dewey's father challenges Dewey to a machete fight, but he (the father) accidentally cuts himself in half. He then realizes that it's much easier than he thought to cut someone in half, and forgives Dewey for cutting his brother Nate in half when they were kids. He tells Dewey to be a better father than what he was.

It refers to these groups...

The Beatles

  • Dates: 1960 - 1995
  • Type: Group
This Group is referred to by Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Dewey attends a group meditation where The Beatles are all there fighting and talking about taking LSD.
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It parodies these movies...

Walk the Line

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is parodied by Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Walk Hard is a loose parody of Walk the Line about Johnny Cash.
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Yellow Submarine

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is parodied by Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
When Dewey takes LSD, his acid trip is like the animation from Yellow Submarine.
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