Touchback - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Touchback Reviews

Top Critic
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
April 19, 2012
Earnestness and obviousness compete for supremacy early on in Don Handfield's film, with the latter fully in front; happily, earnestness stages a comeback by the end.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Joe Leydon
Variety
April 16, 2012
A lightweight and overlong feel-good drama that plays like a mashup of It's a Wonderful Life and Friday Night Lights.
Top Critic
William Goss
Film.com
April 13, 2012
Are any of them alone reason enough to sit through two hours of warmed-over life lessons? Not particularly, but it should be said that the cast and crew have made a fair stride towards redeeming earnest low-budget filmmaking of this ilk...
Top Critic
David Martindale
Dallas Morning News
April 12, 2012
If George Bailey had been a high school football hero, It's a Wonderful Life might have been a little like Touchback.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Top Critic
Sam Adams
AV Club
April 12, 2012
Touchback takes a handoff from Peggy Sue Got Married and It's A Wonderful Life and runs it up the middle for a modest gain.
Full Review | Original Score: C+