Actors: The Rock, Johnny Knoxville
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Walking Tall|
|A retired soldier returns to his hometown. However, he finds out that it is now a dangerous place and is overrun with drugs and violence. The man responsible for the mess is a casino owner who also deals drugs. When the retired soldier finds out what's going on he is beaten up. After his beating the police do nothing. The ex-soldier then beats up everyone responsible. He is arrested, but found not guilty. He then becomes sheriff and tries to clean up the town.
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|Analysis of Walking Tall|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Movie
Actual chase scenes or violence - 60%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Time/Era of Movie:
- present (2000-2010)
Crime & Police Story?
- vigilante hunting down criminal(s)
Criminal enemy is...
- drug dealers
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- brunette (Black)
- very short/crewcut (man)
- muscular (man)
Events of movie makes character more...
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- bulging muscles
Secondary Main Character
- brunette (Brown)
- (man) short/standard straight
- average build (man)
How much in movie?
- White (American)
- a criminal organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
Small town people:
- hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids
Accounts of torture and death?
- non-gory references to death/punishment
Movie makes you feel...
How many deaths in film?
Sex/nudity in movie?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
Kind of violence:
- hand to hand
Unusual forms of death
- Occasional swearing
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