Touching Home Synopsis
Two brothers return home after failing to become baseball players and must make up for their past.
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New York Observer

By Rex Reed
The story behind Touching Home is more inspiring than the film itself, but don't let that deter you. It's the kind of can-do miracle that...
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Tampa Bay Times

By Steve Persall
Even as Touching Home finds those moments, it's easier to appreciate the stars' dedication to a grass roots project than the project itself.
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Pete Hammond
The story behind brothers Logan and Noah Miller getting their movie made is almost better than what’s onscreen, but the film is heartfelt...
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The Hollywood Reporter

Despite dialogue devoid of subtext, weaknesses in the screenplay and uneven performances, the story, as rendered, has a disarming innocence.
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Suffused with a glow of apple-cheeked nostalgia that often clings to baseball movies. The movie may be set in the present, but its likable...
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By Dennis Harvey
Despite the tale's real-life basis and a solid Ed Harris as their fictive equivalents' alcoholic dad, Touching Home emerges as a formulaic...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Sometimes painfully sincere male weepie.
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Village Voice

Incidentally, the film has an Inspirational True Story (and tie-in book) behind it, which comes across not at all in the rather formulaic...
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Time Out New York

Although convincing as athletes, neither Miller belongs on a movie screen; personal parable or not, this feels like a too-familiar trip...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There's a fine line between labor of love and vanity project, and this blandly earnest tale straddles it.
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Beautiful and moving

By steve ross
This film is a stirring and extraordinarily well-made tribute memorializing the father of the Miller Brothers, the twins who produced, directed, wrote and star in it. Ed Harris is incendiary in a...

Five Word Review

By lindagk
a real life touching story...

Touching Home

By seniorcritic
Touching emotions--pulling the audience into the "children turning parent" to an alcoholic father in a motherless home. The trials and tribulations of raising themselves in a much less than helping...

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Rated PG-13 | For Smoking, Alcoholism, Language, Brief Violence and Thematic Material