McG, the director of the upcoming "We Are Marshall" movie, is featured in the latest edition of Entertainment Weekly. The magazine is dedicated to inspiration this week.
McG named the five movies that most influenced his work.
1. The Graduate, director Mike Nichols, 1967
2. Apocalypse Now, director Francis Ford Coppola, 1979
3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, director Milos Forman, 1975
4. Amelie, director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001
5. Shakespeare in Love, director John Madden, 1998
McG is getting recognition as well for his work on the upcoming Marshall movie about the plane crash of 1970 that killed most of the football team and its support staff. He was recently inducted into the Marshall University business hall of fame.