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Touch and Go (1986)

An ice hockey star is accosted by a youth gang who attempt to rob him; after he chases them off he catches the youngest member and gives him a ride home, where he meets the boy's mother. A ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jerry Pepper
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Dee Dee
Richard Venture ...
Gower
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Lester
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McDonald
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Levesque
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Lupo
Dennis Duffy ...
Lynch (as Denis Duffy)
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Green
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Courtney
Clair Dolan ...
Courtney's Girlfriend
Carri Levinson ...
Courtney's Girlfriend (as Carri Lynn Levinson)
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An ice hockey star is accosted by a youth gang who attempt to rob him; after he chases them off he catches the youngest member and gives him a ride home, where he meets the boy's mother. A romantic plot ensues, as well as a confrontation with the gang leaders. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

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22 August 1986 (USA)  »

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Gangster Kid  »

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$126,939 (USA) (24 August 1986)

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$1,254,040 (USA)
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Filmed in 1984 and originally intended for a 1985 release. It was shelved due to a change in distribution from Universal to TriStar Pictures along with extensive re-scoring and re-editing of promotional ads. See more »

Quotes

Bobby Barbato: Which apartment do you live at?
Louis DeLeon: [looks at Barbato and says nothing]
Bobby Barbato: Fine, we'll knock on them all. With your head.
[throws Louis at a door]
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Playing With Fire
by Jackie Jackson, Pamela Phillips Orland and Jack Wargo
Performed by Greg Phillinganes
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Needs more go less touch...
3 January 2001 | by (dallas) – See all my reviews

Not a very believable storyline especially in today's sports crazy environment... a sports star can have any girl he/she wants, but in this movie the hero falls in love with a destitute mother of one... (I guess this happened to Troy, but...).

The few hockey scenes that are left in the movie give a taste of what could have been... they are nicely done, but too few... the rest of the movie is a little convoluted. Rent before buying...


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