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Matewan full movie is released on Aug 28, 1987. Watch Matewan online - the English Drama movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $1,680,358. Matewan is directed by John Sayles and created by John Sayles with Chris Cooper and Mary McDonnell.

Mingo County, West Virginia, 1920. Coal miners, struggling to form a union, are up against company operators and the gun thugs of the notorious Baldwin-Felts detective agency. Black and Italian miners, brought in by the company to break the strike, are caught between the two forces. UMWA organizer and dual-card Wobbly Joe Kenehan determines to bring the local, Black, and Italian groups together. While Kenehan and his story are fictional, the setting and the dramatic climax are historical; Sid Hatfield, Cabell C. Testerman, C. E. Lively and the Felts brothers were real-life participants, and 'Few Clothes' is based on a character active several years previously.

As know as:

Matewan-massakren, Matewan - kuoleman kaivos, メイトワン1920, Matewan, Ματωμένη Αμερική


United States


English, Italian

Production Companies:

Cinecom Entertainment Group, Film Gallery., Goldcrest Films International

Gross worldwide:



It takes more than guns to kill a man, At the coal company they use you until you wear out

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