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The 5th Quarter

After a terrible accident kills his younger brother, college student Jon Abbate (Ryan Merriman) isn't sure he will ever be able to play football again. Yet with the help of faith, friends and a caring community, Jon and his grieving parents (Aidan Quinn and Andie MacDowell) are able to turn tragedy into triumph. This movie is based on a true story. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 125
Theater Release: 25 Mar 2011
Video Release: 30 Aug 2011
MPAA Rating: PG
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Michael Harding, who plays Coach Grobe, also stars in the sports movies Secretariat and Radio as well as the military story Dear John. A community faces tragedy when almost the entire college football team dies in a plane accident in We Are Marshall.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: The 5th Quarter

Release Date: 30 August 2011

The 5th Quarter releases to DVD and Blu-ray on August 30, 2011. Both formats include the bonus feature, The Making of The 5th Quarter.

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