• Touchback (2012)


Release Date: April 13th, 2012

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2013

PG-13 |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

A man (Brian Presley) seeks counsel from his longtime mentor (Kurt Russell) when he gets a unique opportunity to revisit his youth and the injury that ended his promising football career.

Cast: Brian Presley, Kurt Russell, Melanie Lynskey, Marc Blucas, Christine Lahti, Sarah Wright, Drew Powell, Kevin Covais

Director: Don Handfield

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Freedom Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Joe LeydonVariety

    This handsomely produced but ponderously uplifting trifle should be flagged for excessive schmaltz and offensive illogic. show more

  • 60
    Bill GoodykoontzArizona Republic

    What ultimately waters down a movie like Touchback, aside from a really sappy ending, is that we know the answers going in. show more

  • 67
    Marc SavlovAustin Chronicle

    Touchback may accurately be called cornball hokum by some, but it's nevertheless a well-made film filled with heart and soul (and Snake Plissken). show more

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