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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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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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Pierson
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Todd
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Coldwater Football Player #64 / Student (as David Scott Diaz)
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Rodriguez
Steve Turner ...
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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$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.
[Players cheering]
Coach Hand: ... That is what I am talking about.
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An incredible twist to your everyday sports movie!
4 April 2012 | by (Cleveland, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie! A must see! Honestly, I would not have paid to see it because the trailer was extremely hokey, which is why I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to see a free advanced screening of it. The trailed does this movie little if any justice.

It usually takes a lot for me to like a movie, and I consider myself a tough critic of both acting skills and story lines/plots. This movie excelled in both areas! I even shed a few tears, which is a rarity! Don't be fooled by the lack of promotions, or noise about this movie. I plan on purchasing it on DVD once its released. =)

Take your friends and family to this enjoyable and heart-felt movie! You won't be disappointed! =)


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