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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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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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Trivia

Filmed in 1984 and originally intended for a 1985 release. It was shelved due to a change in distribution from Universal to TriStar Pictures along with extensive re-scoring and re-editing of promotional ads. 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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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill (as Mildred Hill) and Patty S. Hill (as Patty Hill)
Copyright 1935 Birchtree Group Limited
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Great film. Very entertaining
5 April 2009 | by anna-sunter-1See all my reviews

This was a great film to watch and very entertaining. I picked it up cheap in the local DVD store and wasn't expecting anything much. However I was surprised that I really enjoyed it. The characters were believable and well scripted. All the actors were good, especially in the more comic moments of the film. However the little boy was especially impressive in his role of a streetwise child running wild. The relationships between the characters are carefully developed and you find yourself caring about what happens to them. It was especially interesting to see the much younger Michael Keaton and Maria Conchita Alonso. All round good family entertainment.

I would strongly recommend it.


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