• Released
  • May 25, 2012
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 50 min
  • Art House/Foreign
  • 515 Fan Ratings
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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70

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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67

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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50

NPR

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