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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?


Drama | Family | Fantasy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

13 April 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gra zycia  »

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Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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1.85 : 1
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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 »


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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first didn't want to see it, but turns out to be great!
17 September 2012 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

I saw the rating of 5.something and I usually only watch what is 7 or higher with at least 3000 votes. Since I played American football in Switzerland I thought i had to give it a try.

Great movie! I don't understand why this is so badly rated. Of course there are some cheesy scenes, but what really took me in was the meaning of the whole movie. I can't believe I have to watch hundreds of non sense movies until I find something like this.

Take some time to watch this movie and think again about your life! There is a great study guide on their website.

Also nice to watch with your girlfriend/wife.

Hope you will like it too! Many thanks for making this movie!

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