Touchback (2011)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Family, Fantasy  |  13 April 2012 (USA)
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A man looks back 15 years to the injury that ended his career as a promising high-school football player.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Murphy
Coach Hand
Coldwater Football Player #64 / Student (as David Scott Diaz)
Steve Turner ...
Bryan Price ...


On the game winning play of the biggest game of his life, the best High School Football player in the nation injures his knee and destroys his dreams of a college and professional career. But fifteen years later, he receives the opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to go back and change history. Written by Hannibal Pictures

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Would you give up everything you love for a shot at everything you've ever wanted?


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Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic elements | See all certifications »

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13 April 2012 (USA)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$66,993 (USA) (13 April 2012)


$204,068 (USA) (18 May 2012)

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When the football game is about to happen they show the town and there is a 2007 Impala in the parking lot. See more »


Coach Hand: Gentlemen, some players have talent, others have heart, but tonight I've seen players with talent who I didn't know had any, and others that have heart who I thought only had talent. The quality and standard of your life will not be determined by how well you play football, but by how well you confront adversity. Attitude! Gentlemen, if you keep playing like this I promise you, you will leave this field winners. Get in here.
[Players cheering]
Coach Hand: ... That is what I am talking about.
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28 November 2011 | by (Lund, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Not a lot of people have seen this wonderful movie yet, which is why I feel like it is my obligation to tell those of you who have not, that you definitely should.

Growing up in Sweden I guess there are people that know a lot more about the culture surrounding high school football in America and although I am a big football fan, the same is probably true for the sport itself as well. That said I think my point of view from the outside just goes to show that you do not have to be an American growing up in a football family to love this movie because it is about so much more than football.

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