We Are Marshall

We Are Marshall

DVD - 2007
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Based on true events, tells the story of the 1970 plane crash that killed almost the entire Marshall University football team and how the university rebuilt the football program while dealing with the tragic loss.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [2007]
Branch Call Number: DVD 363.12492 We 3558
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (131 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm., in container

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mammothhawk229e
Mar 22, 2017

Cliched? Oh, yes.
However, it educated the non-sports fan somewhat on American football formations, recruitment & more modest goal of having a competitive instead of winning team short term.

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tequila2010
Mar 04, 2016

Another good family film that promotes wholesome values yet remains entertaining.

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0cho
May 20, 2015

A very sad story and overall very well done but not my favourite football movie. I wouldn’t watch again.

Brian_Scott Oct 01, 2014

A West Virginia town loses most of its main sources of revenue when most of the members and supporters of a varsity football team are lost in a tragic accident. Matthew McConaughey is a coach who is hired to help build a team with very little support from surviving townspeople. There’s no way you can watch this movie and not feel some kind of emotion.

geraldine69 Jan 29, 2014

very good movie,true story and of course Matthew MCconaughey

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SAPL454
Jan 19, 2014

Matthew McConaughey as the dynamic coach of Marshall's football team is truly believable. This actor is impressive!

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bstudent
Dec 21, 2011

I can only imagine that for most people it would be devistating to lose a child however a whole group many from the same community or surrounding area all the lives they touched outside of their families through out each week. It seems as though you wouldn't really know just how to proceed, what's too long, what's not long enough, many of the can's and can not's have changed without warning. They do come back admirally though although not without struggle. Good movie, good family-team inspirational story.

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tj_is_cool
Jul 19, 2011

Football movie.

beckz Feb 25, 2008

A heart wrenching true story and how the town and all people involved cope after tragedy.

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