Touchback

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Former jock gets second chance in uplifting sports drama.

PG-13 2012 118 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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age 12+

Not just a great sports film. Much more

Touchback is an inspiring story sacrifice for those we love and appreciation of all we have been given. It's really a love story. Very clean. No sex or vulgarity. Stellar performance by all.

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