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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

Certificate:

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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Company Credits

Production Co:

Kings Road Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

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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Fun film to watch
9 January 1999 | by JJFabbsySee all my reviews

I like this film. The acting is ok, the story is ok, it's fun to watch.

I found the soundtrack stuck in my head for years and years after I watched this film, sometimes I'll be doing something and BAM a song from the film will pop into my head. Weird :)

Michael Keaton is great in it, in fact this is one of his better films I believe.

See it, you'll either love it or hate it. I like it, and have watched it numerous times.


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