Journalist Fred Flarsky reunites with his childhood crush, Charlotte Field, now one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.
June Diane Raphael
Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.
Philip is a disabled white billionaire, who feels that life is not worth living. To help him in his day to day routine, he hires Del, an African American parolee, trying to reconnect with his estranged wife. What begins as a professional relationship develops into a friendship as Del shows his grouchy charge that life is worth living.Written by
English version (remake) of same 'based on the truth' 2011 French film 'Intouchables': the true story is shown in documentary 'La Vie Come un Roman', in which the real assistant helper was an (non-black) Algerian (refugee, Abdel Sellou): in the French film's end credits, the real Sellou is shown in archive footage. See more »
When Lacasse is talking about how he had his accident(Dell asked him), he says the weather that day was very bad even with lightning. But during Lacasse's flashbacks, when he opens his eyes and sees his wife, you can clearly see blue sky and no clouds behind her head. See more »
I'm not putting a straw in that man's drink and I'm not unpacking his luggage.
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Having seen the original more than five times I can say this easily compares in quality. The original Intouchables from 2011, is in French so you need to read subtitles which never worried me. It is brilliant so if you like this and don't mind subtitles find it and watch it.
Normally I am not a huge fan of remakes that the US does of successful foreign movies, but this is an exception to the rule and I will have no hesitation watching this again.
Ignore the bad reviews they either have not watched this or are just remake haters. This has everything a good movie should have and it is highly entertaining.
Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman and especially Kevin Hart are just superb, such a feel good movie with a very very good ending.
Just like I gave Intouchables a few years ago this is an easy 9/10 for me.
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