|Directed by||:||Neil Burger||Produced by||:||Todd Black Jason Blumenthal Steve Tisch||Based on||:||The Intouchables by Olivier Nakache Eric Toledano||Starring||:||Kevin Hart Bryan Cranston Nicole Kidman Golshifteh Farahani||Production company||:||Escape Artists||Country||:||United States|
The Upside is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Neil Burger and written by Jon Hartmere. It is a remake of the French 2011 film The Intouchables, which was itself inspired by the life of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo. The film follows a paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston) who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a recently paroled convict (Kevin Hart) whom he hires to take care of him. Nicole Kidman, Golshifteh Farahani, and Julianna Margulies also star. It is the third remake of The Intouchables after the Indian film Oopiri and the Argentinian film Inseparables (both 2016).