Touchback Synopsis
A farmer gets an opportunity to revisit the glory days of his youth as a high-school football star.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Touchback may accurately be called cornball hokum by some, but it's nevertheless a well-made film filled with heart and soul (and Snake...
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Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
What ultimately waters down a movie like Touchback, aside from a really sappy ending, is that we know the answers going in.
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The A.V. Club

By Sam Adams
Entering the minor canon of movies named after sports regulations - move over, "Offside!" - Don Handfield's Touchback takes a handoff from...
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Variety

By Joe Leydon
This handsomely produced but ponderously uplifting trifle should be flagged for excessive schmaltz and offensive illogic.
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By thirdfav
Great movie for the whole family. Kurt Russell is outstanding. One the best sport movies that I have seen.Should be in more theaters....

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By Firebaugh
Yea - it's predictable! Yea - it feels a lot like "It's a Wonderful Life." But I love movies that make you glad you spent 2 hours of your life seeing it - This is definately one of those. I didn't go...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Mature Thematic Elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Former jock gets second chance in uplifting sports drama.
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