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The Express

PG| 2 hr. 9 min.

Plot Summary
Born into poverty, Ernie Davis (Rob Brown) overcomes many obstacles to get into Syracuse University's football program. Under the guidance of Coach Ben Schwartzwalder (Dennis Quaid), Davis becomes one of the school's best players, even surpassing Jim Brown's achievements. In 1961 Davis becomes the first black player to win the Heisman Trophy, but there is one more obstacle in his life that he must overcome.

Cast: Dennis Quaid , Rob Brown , Clancy Brown , Omar Benson Miller , Charles S. Dutton , Darrin Dewitt Henson , Nelsan Ellis , Nicole Beharie

Director: Gary Fleder

Genres: Biography, Drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

The Express (2008)

Release Date: October 10th, 2008|2 hr. 9 min.

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