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Touchback (2011)

 -  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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Scott Murphy
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Macy
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Coach Hand
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Thelma
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Hall
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Jenny
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Sasha
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Pierson
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Todd
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Rodriguez
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Gig
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Krista
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Jamie
Bryan Price ...
Norman
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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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Drama | Family | Fantasy | Sport

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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)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$204,068 (USA) (18 May 2012)
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When Scott wakes up in his old truck. If the engine runs out of gas the ignition light will come on. when the camera pans to the cluster, the ignition light is off. See more »

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Coach Hand: Do you know what the future is Scott? The future is just a bunch of what you do right now strung together. And what you are doing now is giving up. And trust me there is no future in that. Scott, I hope you don't give up this easy in life, because it gets a hell of a lot harder than football.
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11 April 2012 | by (Cleveland Area) – See all my reviews

I wasn't at all turned on by the trailer, but went with my wife to a screening here near Cleveland because it was free and I will see anything football. My wife was less enthusiastic about seeing it, but came because she wants me to see Lucky One with her next week and that was part of the deal. By the end of the movie, she was bawling. She loved it. Honestly, this movie was more for her than me, but it made us both think about life and we had a pretty amazing conversation on the way home.

All in all, I am giving it a nine because she thought it was a ten and I thought it was around an eight. It's a great date movie, if you go, take your wife or girlfriend.


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