Published: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video,  Edition: Widescreen ed Description: 1 videodisc (131 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN: 1419839802, 9781419839801, Language: English
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Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
Special features: Bonus documentary: "Legendary coaches:" how coaches overvome adversity
Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Anthony Mackie, David Strathairn, Ian McShane, Kate Mara, January Jones, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Arlen Escarpeta, Robert Patrick, Brian Geraghty, Tommy Cresswell
The inspiring story of how a small town in West Virginia, steeped in the rich tradition of college football, struggled to cope with a devastating loss and restore their community after one of the worst disasters in the history of American sports. On the evening of Saturday, November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying Marshall University's football team, coaches and fans, was on its way home from a hard-fought game in North Carolina. Less than a minute before its scheduled landing at Tri-State Airport, the plane crashed in the Appalachian Mountains, killing everyone aboard: 37 players, eight coaches and university staff, the flight crew, and 25 prominent Huntington citizens. They find hope and strength in the leadership of outsider Jack Lengyel, a young coach determined to rebuild Marshall's football program. Less than a year after the crash, on September 18, 1971, Marshall University was poised to stage one of the greatest comebacks in collegiate sports
MPAA rating: PG; for emotional thematic material, a crash scene, and mild language
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
English or French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
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