Touchback (2011)

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  • IMDb page: Touchback (2011)
  • Rate: 6.2/10 total 323 votes 
  • Genre: Drama | Family | Fantasy | Sport
  • Release Date: 13 April 2012 (USA)
  • Runtime: 118 min
  • Filming Location: Coopersville, Michigan, USA
  • Budget: $15,000,000(estimated)
  • Director: Don Handfield
  • Stars: Brian Presley, Kurt Russell and Melanie Lynskey
  • Original Music By: William Ross   
  • Plot Keyword: Football Star

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Don Handfield  screenplay

Known Trivia

    Plot: A man looks back 15 years to the injury that ended his career as a promising high-school football player. Full summary » |  »

    Story: On the game winning play of the biggest game of his life, the best High School Football player in the nation injures his knee and destroys his dreams of a college and professional career. But fifteen years later, he receives the opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to go back and change history.Written by Hannibal Pictures  

    {tab=FullCast & Crew}

    Produced By:

    • Brandt Andersen known as co-executive producer
    • Derek Beumer known as executive producer
    • Martin Blencowe known as co-executive producer
    • Carissa Buffel known as producer
    • Ryan Bundra known as executive producer
    • Michael Corso known as executive producer
    • Rob Cowan known as executive producer
    • Patricia Eberle known as executive producer
    • Matthew Fladell known as executive producer
    • Ted Fox known as co-executive producer
    • George Furla known as executive producer
    • Gus Furla known as co-executive producer (as Constantine Furla)
    • Shannon Gardner known as executive producer
    • Adam Griffin known as executive producer
    • Todd Grossman known as co-executive producer
    • Anthony Gudas known as executive producer
    • Lisa Kearns known as producer
    • Alexandria Klipstein known as executive producer
    • Kevin Matusow known as producer
    • Brian Presley known as producer
    • Richard Rionda Del Castro known as executive producer
    • Scott Robinson known as line producer
    • Lara Wickes known as associate producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Brian Presley known as Scott Murphy
    • Kurt Russell known as Coach Hand
    • Melanie Lynskey known as Macy
    • Marc Blucas known as Hall
    • Christine Lahti known as Thelma
    • Sarah Wright known as Jenny
    • Drew Powell known as Dwight Pearson
    • Steve Turner known as Gig Bird
    • Kevin Covais known as Todd White
    • James Duval known as Rodriguez
    • Sianoa Smit-McPhee known as Sasha
    • Barry Sanders known as Cuyahoga Coach
    • Austin Ross known as Moss
    • Jacquelyn Evola known as Krista Murphy
    • Ella Anderson known as Jamie Murphy
    • Justin P. Calkins known as Still Photographer
    • Alicia Clark known as Pretty Girl
    • David Scott Diaz known as Coldwater Football Player #64 / Student
    • Brian Elles known as Football Player
    • Melanie Fawn known as Player's Girlfriend
    • Harrison Flechsig known as Norman's Friend
    • Charlie Glackin known as Teacher
    • Johnathan Robert Hart known as Farmer
    • David Lowing known as NFL Commissioner
    • Bryan Price known as Norman
    • Rocky Rector known as Red Robinson (as Richard 'Rocky' Rector)
    • Jake Strunk known as Football Fan
    • Kristoffer Ryan Winters
    • John C. Hoogeveen III known as Farmer (uncredited)
    • Hector Orlandi known as Factory Worker (uncredited)
    • Ryan Sloth known as Jersey Jones – #28 Cuyahoga (uncredited)
    • Morris Lee Sullivan known as Football Fan at Tailgate Party (uncredited)

    ..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

    • Kymber Blake known as key makeup artist
    • Ken Bunprasert known as special effects makeup lab technician: Proteus FX
    • Barney Burman known as makeup department head
    • Barney Burman known as makeup designer
    • Carla Farmer known as key hair stylist
    • Lora Gianino known as additional makeup artist
    • Tijen Osman known as department head hair stylist
    • Nick Reisinger known as makeup artist
    • Jon Shroyer known as assistant makeup artist

    Art Department:

    • Amy Dholakia-Jorand known as graphic designer (as Amy S. Dholakia)
    • Julie Dugger known as graphic designer
    • Jason C. Endres known as set dresser (as Jason Endres)
    • Morgan Gillio known as property master
    • Jeff Kennedy known as props: Ohio
    • Trevor Post known as scenic
    • Bill Taylor known as assistant property master
    • Leah Vukovich known as buyer
    • Trent Weaver known as on-set dresser


    Production Companies:

    • Freedom Films

    Other Companies:

    • Roberson Public Relations  unit publicity
    • Digital Post Services  AVID Offline
    • Digital Post Services  Digital Laboratory
    • Digital Post Services  Digital Media Management & Archival
    • Digital Post Services  Post Sound Services: Conforms, ADR, Loop Group, Foley & Editorial, Broadcast Spec Mixes, M&E, D/M/E
    • Digital Post Services  Quality Control & Deliverables
    • Digital Post Services  Super-16mm Film Scanning
    • Digital Post Services  Visual Effects & Main Title Composites
    • Digital Post Services  digital intermediate and mastering
    • Doggicam Systems  BodyMount provided by
    • Dolby Laboratories  sound mix
    • IndieClear  script clearance
    • JR Galactic  extras casting
    • Line 3500 Studio Rentals  transportation
    • Lowing Light & Grip  camera dollies
    • Lowing Light & Grip  expendables supplier
    • Lowing Light & Grip  grip and lighting equipment
    • Palo Verde  funding
    • Sakonnet Capital Partners  tax credit financing
    • Schellenberg & Evers  Michigan tax & audit professionals
    • Spy Post Digital  visual effects


    • Anchor Bay Films (2012) (USA) (theatrical)
    • Bliss Media (2011) (China) (all media)
    • Eagle Films (2011) (Non-USA) (all media) (middle east)
    • Marco Polo Productions (2011) (France) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Bangladesh) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Bhutan) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (India) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Maldives) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Nepal) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Pakistan) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Sri Lanka) (all media)

    ..{tab=Other Stuff}Visual Effects by:

    • Nick Giassullo known as digital matte painter
    • Gordon T. Wittmann known as visual effects producer: Spy

    Release Date:

    • Finland 28 September 2011 (DVD premiere)
    • USA 13 April 2012

    MPAA: Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic elements


    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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