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The Intouchables Reviews

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September 18, 2017
Don't miss this exhilarating film...
March 13, 2013
There are much better contemporary movies about dealing with the dynamics of being handicapped or wheelchair bound and overcoming obstacles, such as Rust & Bone, Amour, and The Diving bell and the Butterfly.
February 28, 2013
Without getting into spoilers, can I just say how refreshing it was to watch a film about a physically challenged person that didn't end on a total downer?
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 2, 2013
Gives its subject too light a treatment for the life-affirming message to feel earned.
November 2, 2012
This pleasant, predictable, fact-based tale of an unlikely friendship between a quadriplegic and his carer hits all the sweet spots a feel-good movie must.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 28, 2012
In the wrong hands this film could have been a sentimental mess. Luckily it's not and instead of being a film about labels, it's about people and the healing power of camaraderie.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 25, 2012
I think a lot of people are going to enjoy it but I think it also tries too hard to please that audience and it just shrieks, aiming at that middle bar.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 25, 2012
The problem is that if, while you're having a good time with these characters, you start to think about the wider implications of the film, you might find yourself somewhat less enthralled.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 25, 2012
Is The Intouchables an enjoyable movie if you overlook a few potentially queasy-making scenes? Absolutely. Is it great filmmaking in the neighbourhood of art? Nope.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 22, 2012
Oscar-nominated, lauded at festivals overseas and now, one of the most successful French pictures of all time, The Intouchables is simply irresistible.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
October 21, 2012
The two heartfelt central performances from François Cluzet and Omar Sy will inject you with happiness
Full Review | Original Score: A-
October 18, 2012
Capturing the unspoken shorthand, the adventurousness and the humour essential to enduring friendships makes the The Intouchables must see.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5
October 13, 2012
Buddy movies don't come more moving, funnier and more successful than The Intouchables, based on a true story
October 13, 2012
There are countless magical moments worth recounting - many with humour and involving the clash of the classes - it is not surprising that the film has been a runaway hit in France and elsewhere in Europe
October 11, 2012
The cliches are so skillfully navigated only the heartless will fail to be charmed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 2, 2012
It's a situation ripe for culture-clash comedy, a set-up that co-directors Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache exploit with gusto, as Driss takes stock of his opulent new surroundings and Philippe rediscovers his appetite for life.
October 2, 2012
Based on the true story of an unlikely odd couple who give each other a new lease on life, this French comedy-drama is almost irresistibly engaging
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 28, 2012
It's not subtle. It's not innovative. But it guarantees good humour, pranks, japes and welling-up for two hours.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 25, 2012
Sweet French drama about unlikely friendship has some edge.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 23, 2012
The film's dominance of the global box office is entirely justified and hopefully it will break through that foreign language glass ceiling in the same way as the likes of Amelie and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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