The Intouchables Synopsis
A friendship develops between a quadriplegic millionaire and a young man from the projects.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The Intouchables is an exuberantly charming French buddy comedy that proves an audience will suspend disbelief and follow an unlikely story...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The film fulfills its feel-good promise, as long as it's seen as the fairy tale it was meant to be.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The power dynamic may charm the French, but it's likely to push the cringe buttons of local moviegoers in Obama's post-"The Green Mile...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's the classic odd-couple buddy movie setup, only it'll pull at your heartstrings, whether you want it too or not. And you won't want it...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Sy and Cluzet are superb actors who demolish stereotypes about race and social class by finding a common humanity in their characters....
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60

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Actually, The Intouchables isn't bad - its merely shameless, but at least it's overtly so.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Some of the elements in the film are inexplicable and some are undeveloped, but there are a handful of nicely crafted set pieces.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This tired little movie got on my last nerve. If Driss is so charismatic and so full of ingenuity, why isn't he using any of that skill to...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

Corny, calculating and commercial...Their slickly executed culture-clash character piece is stuffed chock full of hard-knock life lessons...
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NPR

By Mark Jenkins
"Driving Miss Daisy" this ain't. Except that it sort of is.
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INTOUCHABLES

By rwnyc7711
Without a doubt, one of the most enjoyable movies of the last decade. No exaggeration! This ranks as the second highest grossing film in French cinematic history but surprisingly, the US reviews...

heartwarming

By monsita1910
heartwarming, inspiring. for those who say this is an "uncle tom" movie, they are missing the point. these two characters are full of flaws and virtues and certainly were able to learn from each...

This is life!

By jshama711
It was a special movie about human connection and the impact we can have on people....

Awesome

By solyr77
Best movie I have seen in a very long time, I laughed, I cried, it was really meaningful... Worth going to see it again n owning on DVD...

Love it a lot!!!!

By aksenovya
Great Movie! Simply awesome! It really touched me..Must see!!!...

The Intouchables

By wkr@themovies
Loved it...loved the feeling i had coming out. I laughed ....the theatre laughed and we all applauded at the end. Try to not miss it. True story about the wonder of friendship....

WORTHY OF COUNTLESS VIEWINGS!

By Peneflix
Without a doubt the finest film of 2012.... It conquers, surpasses, breaks the barometer of perfection. Based on a true story combining pathos, pain, humor, levity but primarily a portrait of love,...

A film almost everyone should see!

By pbgrapes
This film was recommended by a friend who's opinion we value on all things artistic and aesthetic. We adored it. I felt as though I had spent the afternoon with good friends, with interesting...

Critics are so wrong!

By webronze
The Intouchables is an absolute breath of fresh air! No special effects, this is a human movie about two human beings that come together to enrich each others lives. When I saw this movie, I did not...

The Intouchables

By cwexler
Very enjoyable. To some, subtitles might be a turn off, but after a while you forget all about it because the movie was so good. Not to be missed. The one hour and 50 some odd minutes, flew by!...

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Rated R | For Some Drug Use and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Sweet French drama about unlikely friendship has some edge.
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