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PG| 2 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
In 1970, Marshall University and the small town of Huntington, W.Va., reel when a plane crash claims the lives of 75 of the school's football players, staff members and boosters. New coach Jack Lengyel (Matthew McConaughey) arrives on the scene in March 1971, determined to rebuild Marshall's Thundering Herd and heal a grieving community in the process.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey , Matthew Fox , Ian McShane , Anthony Mackie , Kate Mara , David Strathairn , Arlen Escarpeta , January Jones

Director: McG

Genres: Drama, Docudrama

Distributor: Warner Bros.

We Are Marshall (2006)

Release Date: December 22nd, 2006|2 hr. 7 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    No go. Marshall deserved better than this misbegotten tribute. show more

  • 25
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    May not be a very enjoyable movie, but at least the badness is in good taste. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Its use of trite "Win one for the Gipper" dialogue, overbearing soaring music and conventional plot devices makes it far too formulaic to truly move us. show more

  • February 05, 2011 gatorherd
    Report This User

    truth v. fiction...truth always wins

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