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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
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

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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: 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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Time-Travel-ish Drama, works well...
25 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

Obviously anything featuring Kurt Russell will be watched by me, this film's light advertising makes this film look like yet another football game movie, although it does have a lot to do with football, it's best feature is the small town feel of the film, which was very well done and accurate to my liking, the story is nothing new, a man unhappy with his life, wonders how things would have been differently had he not had a career ending injury to his leg, kind of reminded me little bit of Mr. Destiny, but this film holds its own with the drama featured, it's not really science fiction although there is an aspect of time travel to the film, I liked the setup and the payoffs, the relationships between the main character and his coach (Kurt Russell) who is like a father figure to him, and of course the love relationship between who he ends up with in real life and who he may have ended up with had he not suffered the injury. don't judge a book by its cover, I was expecting a certain film starting off, and what i got was very entertaining and heartwarming. I wouldn't say the film is perfect but I admit I enjoyed "Touchback".

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