Walking Tall

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  86 min.
Release Date: April 2, 2004
DVD: September 28, 2004

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Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Johnny Knoxville, Neal McDonough, Kevin Durand


Chris Vaughn (The Rock) is a retired soldier who returns to his hometown to make a new life for himself, only to discover his wealthy high school rival, Jay Hamilton (McDonough), has closed the once-prosperous lumber mill to turn the town’s resources towards his own criminal gains. The place Chris grew up is now overrun with crime, drugs, and violence.

Enlisting the help of his old pal Ray Templeton (Knoxville), Chris gets elected sheriff and vows to shut down Hamilton’s operations. His actions endanger his family and threaten his own life, but Chris refuses to back down until his hometown once again feels like home.

Director: Kevin Bray
Studio: MGM Pictures
Producer(s): Lucas Foster, Paul Schiff, David Hoberman, Ashok Amritraj, Jim Burke
Screenplay: Channing Gibson, Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Official Site: www.walkingtallmovie.com

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