The Intouchables
The Intouchables (2012)

An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust and human possibility, The Intouchables has broken box office records in its native France and across Europe. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicap millionaire… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: May 25, 2012
DVD Release Date: March 5, 2013
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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It handles its potentially prickly subject matter with kid gloves, but Intouchables gets by thanks to its strong cast and some remarkably sensitive direction.

Michael Nordine
L.A. Weekly

Gives its subject too light a treatment for the life-affirming message to feel earned.

Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The easygoing posture and strong casting keep The Intouchables from stumbling over vexing questions of race, class and disability.

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Neely Swanson
Easy Reader (California)

Don't miss this exhilarating film...

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Anna Smith
Time Out

It delivers broad laughs and tugs at the heartstrings without delving too deep - the very definition of a crowd-pleaser.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

A box office phenomenon in France, this crowd-pleasing drama is based on a true story but sticks closely to the template for a Hollywood buddy movie.

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Staci Layne Wilson
Yahoo! Movies

There are much better contemporary movies about dealing with the dynamics of being handicapped or wheelchair bound and overcoming obstacles, such as Rust & Bone, Amour, and The Diving bell and the Butterfly.

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John Anderson

If you loved "The Bucket List," you'll be exclaiming, "Incroyable!"

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

More than a little unrealistic.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Without getting into spoilers, can I just say how refreshing it was to watch a film about a physically challenged person that didn't end on a total downer?

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
A buddy comedy that relies on obvious stereotypes for it's laffs, I very nearly puked watching this, wondering how so many found it enchanting. Dreck.
Spencer S.
This touching true story of a millionaire and his convict caretaker revolves around a friendship of disrespect and humor. Omar Sy (Driss) is probably best known… More
Carlos Magalhães
A conventional and predictable French comedy that offers few surprises, even if there are some funny moments and the actors are great. The only problem is that… More
I fucking loved this movie. It is touching, funny, inspiring, and by far one of my favorite movies I have watched this year. I loved the story and the… More
Letitia Lew
Choon and Lijun recommended this to me. The two leads have fantastic banter and Driss' relationships with everyone are moving and convincing. Deducted… More
Cynthia S.
3 3/4's really. I just don't "get" most French films. Either I don't get their humor, or I find them really, really slow. This one was… More