Combined the average ratings (Critic's & Users) from IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic and Letterboxd, and then weighted and tweaked the results…
Sometimes you have to reach into someone else's world to find out what's missing in your own.
A true story of two men who should never have met - a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
5 minutes in I knew this film would be great.
15 minutes in I knew this film would make my top 10 of 2012.
Fantastic in every way possible, I urge anyone who hasn't seen this yet to do so.
Lets get the inevitable insults out of the way now. Yes, I may well be one or more of the following things:
A heartless and cynical git
A contrarian arse
A joyless misanthropic bastard
A humourless speccy twat
I have read countless reviews assuring me that Intouchables is not as emotionally manipulative as its TV Movie of the Week synopsis would suggest, yet sadly the film is everything I feared it would be. It might well be the highest rated film of 2012 but I think I must be pre-programmed to have an adverse reaction to such feelgood stories. This 'true life’story should warm my cold dead heart and tickle my arthritic funny bone yet it barely raised a smile…
Every moment you're not smiling during this movie, you're probably laughing...
It is an astonishing accomplishment that this film isn't a big, sappy, melodramatic mess. What it is, though, is one of the most heartwarming and genuinely funny films I've ever seen.
The story can only be based on true events, because if it had been thought up it would have been a cliché. The writer's hand does show through some static in the plot, but it doesn't detract anything from what the film is really about, the unexpected friendship between two polar opposites.
As trite as stories about this basest human connection are, when they are told as well as they are here, they are irresistible. It has everything to do with the…
Oh the Flair, the Incredible Natural Flair of this impeccably beautiful film, I can never get enough of.
Intouchables is like Middlemist’s Red Camellia.
So rarely does a film provide so much hope, such brightness and such a special and inimitable on screen relationship with splendorous effervescence. Every character and characteristic of this film is as colourful and as vibrant as a Monet Landscape.
So rarely does a film poignantly elucidate a human being, no matter what comes, must never let go off his charisma, determination and the ability to touch people’s hearts, change their lives to betterment, with words, with endearing demeanour, humbleness and humaneness.
So rarely does a film have such a spellbinding aura that is unquestionably genuine.…
Warning! This movie is emotionally manipulative and sketches stereotypical portraits of the people in it that border on racism. Also, it is a very fine feel-good comedy that effectively touches the sweet spot in one’s heart whilst simultaneously curling your lips into a smile. In other words, cut the guys in and around this movie some slack already. François Cluzet puts down an admirable performance - as it is not easy to impersonate a role without using the full extent of your body - and the chemistry between him and Omar Sy is pretty much flawless. I think that the French directors duo knew that they weren’t going to pull off the greatest drama in the history of film more…
With such high regard here and elsewhere I was expecting something much more than what I got. Stock standard feel-good film the like of which they used to play on Tv every Sunday night....slightly lifted by Omar Sy's charisma....and the fact that it's a true story .
Just so I learnt how to cope with the feeling of losing a best friend.
I expected more... Rust and Bone similar but better...
Very emotionally captivating and humorous feel good film. The characters are just so likable and the story is lovely. Loved it.
Beautiful, well acted and powerful... This kind of movie make us restore our faith on mankind.
French films do it again
This movie depicts its subject matter so much and so well it is great. This movie is really like really really good. The story in this film is sweet it is moving ,it is funny it is, everything that it needed to be. The performances by Omar Sy and François Cluzet are great their chemistry is unbelievably great. Direction is this film is really good as well as writing and the dialogue. The story is very touching, but not sad it is entertaining and fun to watch , but also it has some touching moments. music in this film is good too. My only problems is that it is a bit draggy at parts and some emotional moments didn't strike me as much as i wanted to and it has some plot stuff that i particularly didn't like. So in the end it is one of my favorite foreign movies and i will give The Intouchables
Sooo good. Great soundtrack and the relationship between Philippe and Driss was well developed/written.
I started with a top 10 list and decided what the hell lets see how far I can go. Top…
I need a cinematic eye-opening, so to speak.
Please leave a simple comment on this list of your 3 favorite…