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After a plane crash claims the lives of 75 people (consisting mostly of the Marshall University football team and coaching staff), the grief stricken townsfolk want to discontinue the school's athletic program. But the surviving team captain Nate Ruffin (Anthony Mackie) can't let the sport die, so he persuades the university president (David Strathairn) to hire a new coach (Matthew McConaughey), whose job description will include rebuilding the team and the broken community.
Why Is We Are Marshall Rated PG?
We Are Marshall is rated PG for emotional thematic material, a crash scene and mild language.
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Following a loss to East Carolina University, almost the entire Marshall University team is killed in a fiery plane crash. Emotional trauma is depicted as family and friends learn of the tragic accident and endure the funerals and memorial services. A group of boys share a case of beer in the dorm after a football practice. The script also includes moderate amounts of profanities.
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We are Marshall releases to DVD with audio tracks in Dolby Surround 5.1 (English and French).