The Express Synopsis
Ernie Davis overcomes poverty and prejudice to win college football's Heisman Trophy in 1961.
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The Express

By conradwsba1
I really enjoyed this movie because Rob Brown did a very good job of playing Ernie Davis....

The Express - Scored! A triumph! GRADE: A-average

I just attended the advance press screening of this UP-LIFTING well-crafted 140-minute movie based on Robert C. Gallagher's autobiography of Ernie Davis who was a Syracuse University football player...


By camaro909
This was a great movie. I think everyone would enjoy watching this movie....

A true 5 star movie.

By highrise511
If you wanna see a good movie, then this is a movie for you folks. A black man winnin, doin black thangs, winnin tha white mans trophy. NOTE: I only wrote that review in response to the negative...

“THE EXPRESS” – A FAST Track To Understanding Race Problems & Football =

By jimchudnow
Having performed in some scenes of this film (largely shot in the Chicago area), I was especially interested in seeing what they'd “do” with the story of ERNIE DAVIS, the first African-American man to...

The Express

By Movie Freak10
The Express Was A Very Good Movie! The Way They Treated Black People Back Then Was Just Absurd, It Was Terrible! This Movie Is A Very Touching And Sad, It Made Me Shead A Tear! Ernie Davis Truely Is...

Express - a good movie

By sole63
My wife and I both enjoyed this movie very much. Well acted, etc. Would highly recommend seeing this show to everyone....

Great Movie!!!!!!

By Ray62
I normally don't like "based on true stories", but this one was worth my time. I love history and you will learn much about the time in which Mr. Davis had to live. I would recommend this movie for...

The Express

By mgcarter
Great movie! One of the better sports movies with very realistic action football scenes. It was all very believable and helped in telling this powerful story. The film provides great insight into...


By kenhdcgov1
Truly, this is a must see movie!! It was funny, engaging and tragic. It was sad that a story so much like a movie had to be so factual. This is a movie that both a blind and deaf person would become...

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Rated PG | For thematic content, violence and language involving racism, and for brief sensuality
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Common Sense Media says Inspirational true story tackles race, football.
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