A true story of tragedy, hope, and resilience comes to the screen in this sports drama. Huntington, WV, is home to Marshall University, a school where college football is a way of life. Huntington is also a town that learned to deal with tragedy in the fall of 1970 when Marshall's "Thundering Herd" boarded an airliner to return home after a ...Read MoreA true story of tragedy, hope, and resilience comes to the screen in this sports drama. Huntington, WV, is home to Marshall University, a school where college football is a way of life. Huntington is also a town that learned to deal with tragedy in the fall of 1970 when Marshall's "Thundering Herd" boarded an airliner to return home after a football game in North Carolina. The jet crashed into a hill due to bad weather, and 75 members of Marshall's football squad and athletic staff died that night. The accident dealt a crippling blow to the city of Huntington, as well as Marshall's faculty and student body, and university president Donald Dedmon (David Strathairn) considered abandoning the school's football program. But instead Coach Jack Lengyel (Matthew McConaughey) was recruited from Ohio's College of Wooster to rebuild Marshall's football program. Lengyel was not nanve about the task ahead of him, and working beside Red Dawson (Matthew Fox), an assistant coach who narrowly missed the doomed flight and was one of the program's only survivors, he came to understand his job was not just to put a team on the field, but help a college and a community heal their wounds from the tragic accident. Together Lengyel and Dawson turned a handful of rookies and second-string players into a competitive team who in 1971 showed the world what they could do in a legendary game against Marshall's rivals, Xavier University. Produced with the cooperation of Marshall University and filmed in part on their campus, We Are Marshall also stars Ian McShane, Anthony Mackie, and January Jones. Mark Deming, RoviRead Less
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Kimberly Williams, Kate Mara, Ian McShane, Anthony Mackie, Matthew Fox, Matthew Mcconaughey. Very good. 2007 Run time: 131. DVD as represented-Complete All DVDs as represented Check the item notes to formats listed for complete matches..
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This true tale of a horrible tragedy that befell Marshall University is worth a view, but at the end of the day feels a bit more like a Hallmark Movie of the Week than a quality film. Matthew McConaughey is too over the top and almost cartoonish, which offsets good perfomances by Matthew Fox and some of the players on the team. "We Are! Marshall!" is a cheer that sends chills down a viewer's arms and certainly it's an inspiring, heartwarming story about persevering through grief...but sadly, it's not a great film.