Touchback Movie

The only way to change his to relive it.

Touchback movie poster

Who's Involved:

Kurt Russell, Brian Presley, Melanie Lynskey, Christine Lahti, Lisa Kearns, Sarah Wright, Randall Emmett, George Furla, Sianoa Smit-McPhee, Marc Blucas, Rob Cowan, Don Handfield, Drew Powell, Kevin Covais, Kevin Matusow, Derek Beumer, Adam Griffin, Shannon Gardner, Ryan Bundra

Release Date:

Friday, April 13 , 2012

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 1 hr, 58 m

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Touchback Plot: What's the story?

Former high school football star turned farmer and family man, Scott Murphy (Brian Presley) finds himself with a unique opportunity to revisit his glory days during the Ohio State championship game where he permanently injured his knee in a game-winning play. Given a second shot at his destiny, Scott seeks counsel from Coach Hand (Kurt Russell), Scott's longtime mentor on and off the field, to help him decide whether to let his fate unfold, or follow a path that will change his future.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Touchback?

  1. Sports Studio's Mark Ellis, who has worked on such films as We Are Marshall and The Rookie, is serving as the project's football coordinator.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Touchback?

A look at the Touchback behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Don Handfield last wrote Slingshot.


Don Handfield


Derek Beumer
Randall Emmett
George Furla
Shannon Gardner
Lisa Kearns

Production Timeline: When did the Touchback come together?

On or about February 1, 2012 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about January 3, 2011 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about August 4, 2010 • The film was in Production status.

On or about July 12, 2010 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about March 28, 2010 • The film was in Announced status.

Touchback Release Date: When was it released?

Touchback was released in 2012 on Friday, April 13, 2012 in limited movie theaters. There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including Lockout, The Cabin in the Woods and The Three Stooges.
United States
April 13, 2012 Limited
April 13, 2012

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

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