Overall Rank: 12479
Average Rating: 2.3/4
# of Ratings: 16
Theatrical Release Date: 01/11/2019
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/21/2019
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Neil Burger
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Julianna Margulies, Golshifteh Farahani, Amara Karan
Plot: Remake of the French film, The Intouchables, that follows a rich, paraplegic man and his relationship with the unemployed criminal who is hired to help him. -- Chris Kavan
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Indyfreak - wrote on 06/24/2019
I haven't seen the original French movie The Intouchables. But this was a pleasant surprise. Kevin Hart is given a chance to play a fully fleshed out character with depth instead of spout one-liners.
akhansen - wrote on 06/17/2019
A decent remake of the French film, the Intouchables. Bryan Cranston & Kevin Hart are excellent together. The rest of the cast (esp. the members of Lacasse's retinue) is largely wasted in this version of the film, particularly Nicole Kidman's character. As a result, the ending lacks all the feels it might have earned otherwise. Ultimately, the story-telling just feels rushed & more melodramatic in comparison to the original. Burger wanted to hold onto enough of the original while still making this film his own & rightly so. However, I was left feeling that the narrative needed a bit more finesse to make it a more compelling story.
Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/06/2019
Despite the characters' fine chemistry, I felt like Bryan Cranston through the movie. I could feel nothing.
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