The Pennsylvania Miners' Story (2002)

The Pennsylvania Miners' Story


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In July of 2002, nine men were trapped 240 feet below the ground in a Somerset, PA, coal mine. For the next 77 hours, the attention of a war-beleaguered and economically strapped America was focused upon the rescue efforts, despairing along with the miners' families when the shaft began to fill up with water. Although everyone in the U.S. knows the outcome of the story, this made-for-TV movie manages to sustain a respectable level of suspense, expertly shifting dramatic focus from the entombed … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Elwood Reid
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On DVD: Jun 24, 2003



as Randy Fogle

as Dennis `Harpo' Hall

as Leslie Mayhugh

as Tom `Tuck' Foy

as John `Flathead' Phil...

as Robert `Boogie' Pugh

as John Unger

as Blaine Mayhugh

as Ronald `Hound Dog' H...

as Moe Popernack

as Missy Phillippi

as Sue Unger

as Annette Fogle

as Paulette Hall

as Cindy Thomas

as Cathy Hileman

as Sandy Popernack

as Denise Foy

as Governor Schweiker

as John Weir
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Tweaking emotions is a fragile pastime, and there's a thin line between "tribute" and "mawkish."

Full Review… | August 7, 2003
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