Toe to Toe
Toe to Toe (2010)

Two seniors at an elite Washington, D.C. prep school forge a close relationship on the lacrosse field, only to find their growing bond tested in this drama inspired by a study that indicates interracial friendships end at age 14 for… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 26, 2010
DVD Release Date: June 8, 2010
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Toe to Toe deserves credit for delving into the rich dynamics of interracial friendship and teenaged social tectonics. And it features some terrific acting.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

An unusually honest, compassionate and challenging view of contemporary youth, neither sugarcoated nor prurient.

Brian Orndorf

A demented, amateurish after school special, Toe to Toe is only useful as a means to observe a first-rate actress in the making. The rest is pure rubbish, delivered with all the subtlety of an air horn.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

For good stretches, Toe to Toe has an engaging frankness about youthful liberty as both a weighty armor and a dangerously alluring escape hatch.

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Keith Uhlich
Time Out

Krause and Martin consistently rise above the material; we'll hopefully see more of them under better, less Larry Clark-like circumstances.

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Marshall Fine
Hollywood & Fine

Toe to Toe features two exceptionally layered performances at its center, as well as ideas that don't sort themselves out in neat and easily summarized fashion.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

What happens when a movie's lead actors are better than their material? You get something like Toe to Toe.

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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice

Spreading social awareness is a valuable pursuit, naturally, but when filmmakers take it upon themselves to don the cape of an activist hero while constantly reminding audiences of their nobility, the message feels cheap.

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Kam Williams

Hell hath no fury like a sister scorned, especially for a wigger!

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Well-acted drama centered on interracial relationships and economic statuses between two vastly different worlds that connect demonstrating how small it is… More