Touch
Touch (1997)

This film is the product of an unlikely pairing between novelist Elmore Leonard and maverick screenwriter-director Paul Schrader. Leonard usually writes Detroit-based crime novels; this time, Schrader transports one of Leonard's… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 1, 2005
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33%
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35%


Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The experience of seeing the film is subduing; the movie plays in a muted key.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

A disaster--and not the kind that's fun to watch, either.

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Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News

A solid adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel, with a nice lead performance by Skeet Ulrich.

Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Paul Schrader and comedy have probably never had more than a nodding acquaintance, and that's what they have in this tepid satire.

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Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser

Pleasantly entertaining and intelligent, it does not create enough of a spiritual mystery to move the heart, but watching the characters droolingly circle one another has its own, more earthly rewards.

Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Although not destined for greatness, there are some appealing elements about this irreverent comedy that doesn't take itself too seriously; bizarre characters, off-the-wall concepts and absurdly funny lines.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

The end result is an effort that starts to vanish from one's memory minutes after it concludes...

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I saw it as a plot searching for a director.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Begins with an interesting premise, that an ex-monk has the power to heal, but degenerates into a passel of cliches injected, it seems, simply to finish the… More
Marcus Woolcott
Tried to write a review and failed so I'll stick with my thoughts while watching the film: "This is exactly the film you'd get if Tarantino… More
Leo L
A good movie.