The Express

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2008 | PG | Drama Sports

True story of football great Ernie Davis, the man who broke college football records and racial barriers in the early 1960s, becoming the first black player to win the Heisman Trophy. The running back... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, October 10, 2008

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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DIRECTOR

Gary Fleder

Screenwriter

Robert Gallagher
Charles Leavitt

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Rating MPAA

PG for thematic content, violence and language involving racism, and for brief sensuality

Storyline

True story of football great Ernie Davis, the man who broke college football records and racial barriers in the early 1960s, becoming the first black player to win the Heisman Trophy. The running back was drafted into the NFL, but his career was cut short when he was diagnosed with leukemia.

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  • Based on Robert Gallagher's book, "Ernie Davis: The Elmira Express."

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