We Are Marshall

Synopsis: In November, 1970, virtually the entire football team and coaches of Marshall University (Huntington, W.V.) die in a plane crash. That spring, led by Nate Ruffin, a player who was ill and missed the fatal flight, students rally to convince the board of governors to play the 1971 season. The college president, Don Dedman, must find a coach, who then must find players. They petition the NCAA to allow freshmen to play, and coach Jack Lengyel motivates and leads young players at the same time that he reexamines the Lombardi creed that winning is the only thing. The father and the fiancée of a player who died find strength to move on. Can Marshall win even one game in 1971?
Genre: Drama, Sport
Director(s): McG
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
131 min

about injuries, you know?

What happened? ls it broken?

lt's dislocated.

What's wrong with you, Tom?

Come on, man. Gonna miss the previews.

Nineteen carries, 1 08 yards, Paul,

your boy Chris played a hell of a game.

l'd have taken the win any day.

lsn't that right, Don?

What, now, we didn't win?

You of all people, Don.

lf you're not gonna listen to the game...

...you gotta know the result

so you can pretend you did.

-Well, l'm doing my best, Paul.

-You hungry?

No, thank you. l'm all set.

Lloyd? Usual for me tonight,

just more of it. l'm starving.

-You got it.

-Go ahead, excuse me.

Well, the board has asked me

to run a few ideas through you...

...about some potential improvements

to the university's physical plant.

There's Chris!

What took you so long to call?

Tell Joe he can't run it to the inside....

Slow down, Reggie. Just listen.

-l just need a favor, not your life story.

-What you need?

l need you to go get us a case

of Falls City Beer. Falls City.

-Go to the liquor store on Fourth. Yeah.

-Fourth Street?

-Hey, are the guys with you?

-Yeah, Reggie.

What is it, godd--?

That's right, Reggie. You carry the two

and you divide by the sum....

Yeah, math class is over.

Let's get on the plane. Come on.

-l'll see you in a couple of hours, right?

-You know you are.

-l'm gonna stay at my dad's house tonight.


He's gonna wanna go over his

post-game breakdown.

Sorry. We've been doing it

since l was a kid.

You gonna tell him about California, right?

Are you kidding? After a loss?

We want him in a good mood.


Don't worry. l will.

Just not this weekend.

Griffen! Let's go!

l love you, Chris Griffen.

Come on, Annie!

-Race you back.

-Let's go! Hurry up!

l'm coming!

What's this concert you're missing?

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