Touching Home
Touching Home (2010)

Oscar nominees Ed Harris and Robert Forster star in self-taught identical twin filmmakers Logan and Noah Miller's autobiographical family drama about a pair of twin brothers who return to their small town after failing to find success… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 29, 2010
DVD Release Date: October 1, 2010
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Handsome but standard-issue heartland fare.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

While the Millers have a physical presence, they're hardly actors. In fact, it's often difficult to tell them apart, although one of them is missing a tooth and takes off his shirt a lot.

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Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Touching Home is stronger when it focuses on the small-town life than when it steps on the ball diamond. The decent cast elevates it to a tolerable level.

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Dennis Harvey

The offscreen story of these unknowns getting their autobiographical drama to the screen proves more interesting and inspiring than the polished, earnest, rather routine movie itself.

Eric Hynes
Time Out

Although convincing as athletes, neither Miller belongs on a movie screen; personal parable or not, this feels like a too-familiar trip around the bases.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A heartfelt albeit slightly contrived drama that boasts a brave, emotionally resonant performance by Ed Harris as well as inspirational messages about the important virtues of courage, love, hope, passion and family.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Without making a fuss about it, Touching Home looks squarely at working-class people for whom professional sports are not just a fantasy, they are also a way out of a dead-end existence.

Rex Reed
New York Observer

The story behind Touching Home is more inspiring than the film itself, but don't let that deter you. It's the kind of can-do miracle that reminds us all that anything can happen and everything is possible.

Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

On the sweet side of bittersweet, but will not rot your teeth.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Nice, slow moving, touching biodrama. Ed Harris is wonderful, as usual. Obviously not the biggest budget, but very often this makes for a more hearfelt film. I… More