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Touch and Go (1986)

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An ice hockey star is accosted by a youth gang who attempt to rob him; after he chases them off he catches the youngest member and gives him a ride home, where he meets the boy's mother. A ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Keaton ... Bobby Barbato
Maria Conchita Alonso ... Denise DeLeon
Ajay Naidu ... Louis DeLeon
John Reilly ... Jerry Pepper
Maria Tucci ... Dee Dee
Richard Venture Richard Venture ... Gower
Max Wright ... Lester
Michael Zelniker ... McDonald
Jere Burns ... Levesque
D.V. DeVincentis ... Lupo
Dennis Duffy Dennis Duffy ... Lynch (as Denis Duffy)
Steve Pink ... Green
Lara Jill Miller ... Courtney
Clair Dolan Clair Dolan ... Courtney's Girlfriend
Carri Levinson Carri Levinson ... Courtney's Girlfriend (as Carri Lynn Levinson)
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Storyline

An ice hockey star is accosted by a youth gang who attempt to rob him; after he chases them off he catches the youngest member and gives him a ride home, where he meets the boy's mother. A romantic plot ensues, as well as a confrontation with the gang leaders. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gangster Kid See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$126,939, 24 August 1986, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,254,040
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Color
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Film debut of Charlotte Ross. See more »

Quotes

Bobby Barbato: Which apartment do you live at?
Louis DeLeon: [looks at Barbato and says nothing]
Bobby Barbato: Fine, we'll knock on them all. With your head.
[throws Louis at a door]
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Soundtracks

Tangent Tears
by Richard Page, Steve George and John Lang
Performed by Mr. Mister
Courtesy of RCA Records
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decent 80's flick
9 December 2004 | by ravi-dhanjalSee all my reviews

If you're looking for a critically acclaimed film with great performances and a moving plot, look elsewhere. But if your cable/satellite subscription is devoid of any premium movie channels and you're flipping channels late at night and you happen to come across this flick, its not a bad two-hour investment. michael keaton's character, bobby barbado is such a baller. he plays a bad-ass hockey player livin the life--money, chicks the whole deal. but beneath the rough tough-guy playboy exterior, he really is a caring guy--why else would he put up with all this crap from a hood-rat single mother and her delinquent son? And speaking of the son, its the Indian dude from Office Space!! And as mentioned in the other comments, he turns in the performance of the movie. I wont comment on the ending, mostly because its the final commercial and the movie doesn't finish for another 15 minutes. but being a cheesy 80's movie, i'm not expecting much. still a thumbs up in my book.


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