We Are Marshall

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Title We Are Marshall

Year 2006

Director McG

GenreDrama, Sport

Top 9 Quotes of “We Are Marshall” Movie

“From the souls of your feet, with every ounce of blood you’ve got in your body, lay it on the line until the final whistle blows. And if you do that, if you do that, we cannot lose. We may be behind on the scoreboard at the end of the game but if you play like that we cannot be defeated.”

Matthew McConaughey – Jack Lengyel

“For those of you who may not know, this is the final resting place for six members of the 1970 Thundering Herd. The plane crash that took their lives was so severe, so absolute, that their bodies were unable to be identified. So they were buried here. Together. Six players. Six teammates. Six Sons of Marshall.”

Matthew McConaughey – Jack Lengyel

“- President Dedmon: Jack, I may not know football, but I have dealt with the NCAA. They like their rules, and the biggest one is freshmen are not allowed to play intercollegiate athletics.
– Jack Lengyel: That’s why you’re gonna get them to make an exception.
– President Dedmon: How am I supposed to…
– Jack Lengyel: Explain it to them. We…”

David Strathairn – President Dedmon
Matthew McConaughey – Jack Lengyel

“Those were not welcome days. We buried sons, brothers, mothers, fathers, fiancés. Clocks ticked, but time did not pass. The sun rose and the sun set, but the shadows remained. When once there was sound, now there was silence. What once was whole, now was shattered.”

Kate Mara – Annie Cantrell

– Jack Lengyel: My youngest crapped his pants yesterday.
– President Dedmon: Well, that happens.
– Jack Lengyel: He’s four. Sandy was out so I had to clean him up. When she got home, I told her what happened, she couldn’t believe it. I said “I know, the kid’s four, he shouldn’t be doing that anymore”, She said “No, not that, I can’t believe…

Matthew McConaughey – Jack Lengyel
David Strathairn – President Dedmon

“Now we came here today to remember six young men and sixty-nine others who will not be on the field with you today, but they will be watching. You can bet your ass that they’ll be gritting their teeth with every snap of that football. How you play today, from this moment on is how you will be remembered. This is your opportunity to rise from…”

Matthew McConaughey – Jack Lengyel

“One day, not today, not tomorrow, not this season, probably not next season either but one day, you and I are gonna wake up and suddenly we’re gonna be like every other team in every other sport where winning is everything and nothing else matters.”

Matthew McConaughey – Jack Lengyel

“- Nate Ruffin: Coach, that… was my team. They left it in my hands.
– Jack Lengyel: No… no, they did not. They just left.”

Anthony Mackie – Nate Ruffin
Matthew McConaughey – Jack Lengyel

“Today, I want to talk about our opponent this afternoon. They’re bigger, faster, stronger, more experienced and on paper, they’re just better. And they know it too. But I want to tell you something that they don’t know. They don’t know your heart. I do. I’ve seen it.”

Matthew McConaughey – Jack Lengyel