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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Dwayne Johnson
Johnny Knoxville
Neal McDonough
Directors
Kevin Bray
Screenwriters
Channing Gibson
David Klass
Running Time
87 minutes

Walking Tall
The Rock's First Blood?


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Plot
Ol’ Stony plays Chris Vaughan, a Special Forces veteran who returns home to find that his peaceful town has been transformed. His family lumber mill has gone out of business and a casino opened in its place, and drugs and crime have flourished. Vaughan is appointed Sheriff, with Knoxville playing his Deputy, and opens a family sized can of whoop ass on all responsible.


Verdict
Walking Tall could do for the Rock what Rambo did for Stallone - it is a not-dissimilar story, and Knoxville is on hand for some comic relief. Or it could be a bog-standard actioner. We're hoping it will be the former.


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