The Express

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  • PG
Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero. Rising from the humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis (Rob Brown) overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football’s greatest honor – the Heisman Trophy. read more
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Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero. Rising from the humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis (Rob Brown) overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football’s greatest honor – the Heisman Trophy. Starring Dennis Quaid as the hard-nosed coach that helped drive him to greatness, The Express is a powerful story of triumph on and off the field that will have you cheering again and again!

Original Release

10/10/2008

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Cast

Charles S. Dutton Willie 'Pops' Davis
Clarence Brown Roy Simmons
Dennis Quaid Ben Schwartzwalder
Rob Brown Ernie Davis
Omar Benson Miller Jack Buckley
Darrin Dewitt Henson Jim Brown
Aunjanue Ellis Marie Davis
Nelsan Ellis Will Davis, Jr.
Chadwick Boseman Floyd Little
Justin Martin Young Ernie
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Directors

Gary Fleder

Writers

Charles Leavitt, Robert Gallagher

Cast

Charles S. Dutton Willie 'Pops' Davis
Clarence Brown Roy Simmons
Dennis Quaid Ben Schwartzwalder
Rob Brown Ernie Davis
Omar Benson Miller Jack Buckley
Darrin Dewitt Henson Jim Brown
Aunjanue Ellis Marie Davis
Nelsan Ellis Will Davis, Jr.
Chadwick Boseman Floyd Little
Justin Martin Young Ernie
Justin Jones Young Will
Nicole Beharie Sarah Ward
Elizabeth Shivers Elizabeth Davis
Danny McCarthy Bill Bell
Regina Hoyles Sister
Chelcie Ross Lew Andreas
Saul Rubinek Art Modell
Craig Hawksley George Marshall
Jeff Still Al Malette
Geoff Stults Bob Lundy

Producers

Derek Dauchy Executive Producer
Arne Schmidt Executive Producer
John Davis Producer
Adam Coplan Producer

Editors

Padraic McKinley, William Steinkamp

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