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Johnny Cash's America (2008)

Not Rated
89 min | Documentary, Music

This documentary combines archival footage and interviews to examine the life of one of music's most universal legends, Johnny Cash. The film recounts the events of Cash's life, from his poor beginnings to his celebrity and his battle with...See moreThis documentary combines archival footage and interviews to examine the life of one of music's most universal legends, Johnny Cash. The film recounts the events of Cash's life, from his poor beginnings to his celebrity and his battle with drugs. It also delves into how Cash addressed the issues of his day and evolved to be both a patriot and a social activist. Many famous fans of Cash, including figures as disparate as Bob Dylan, Al Gore and Snoop Dogg, discuss his legacy and influence. See less
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Oct 4, 2008 (United States)

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Jimmy Kendricks
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Loretta Lynn
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John Carter Cash
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J.E. Huff
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Marshall Grant
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Cindy Cash
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Sheryl Crow
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Lamar Alexander
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Al Gore
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Michael Streissguth
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Rodney Clapp
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Jim Dickinson
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Jack Clement
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John Mellencamp
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Amy Lavere
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Rosanne Cash
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Snoop Dogg
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Steve Earle
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Tim Robbins
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Bob Dylan
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Roy Cash Jr.
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Merle Haggard
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David Ferguson
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Vince Gill
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Earl Green
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Jim Brown
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Jon Langford
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June Carter Cash
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Johnny Cash
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Eric Clapton
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Chris Cooper
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W.S. Holland
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Joni Mitchell
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Luther Perkins
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Sam Phillips
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Neil Young
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7.3 / 10 | 106 votes