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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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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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Todd
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Steve Turner ...
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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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Jogada Difícil  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$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 »

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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.
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Coach Hand: ... That is what I am talking about.
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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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