"The Express" (2008)
"The Express" Movie Review
You absolutely do not need to be a football fan to be entertained and inspired by "The Express." The story of Ernie Davis, the first African-American player to win the coveted Heisman Trophy, ranks right up with there with the best biopics of the past decade.
Rob Brown on "The Express"
Rob Brown makes the move from wide receiver to running back in "The Express," the inspirational story of Syracuse University stand-out Ernie Davis. Davis followed in the footsteps of the legendary Jim Brown, attending Syracuse at Brown's urging, and ultimately became the first African-American to win college football's highest accolade: the Heisman Trophy.
Dennis Quaid Talks About "The Express"
Dennis Quaid stars as Syracuse football coach Ben Schwartzwalder in "The Express," based on a true story. The film follows Ernie Davis' journey as he defied the odds to become the first African-American player to win the coveted Heisman Trophy. Quaid wasn't familiar with Davis' story before signing on to play Coach Schwartzwalder, but found the script to be too good to pass up.
"The Express" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the movie "The Express" starring Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown, Omar Benson Miller, and Clancy Brown.
"The Express" Movie Credits
Cast and crew list for "The Express," MPAA rating, and release date info.
"The Express" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the Los Angeles Premiere of the Universal Pictures movie "The Express" featuring Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown, Charles S Dutton, Nelsan Ellis, Omar Benson Miller, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Linara Washington, Chaz Black, Justin Martin, Justin Jones, Floyd Little, Gary Fleder, and Anya Monzikova.
Exclusive Interview with Rob Brown
Rob Brown stars as Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the coveted Heisman Trophy, in the Universal Pictures movie "The Express." The film chronicles Davis' struggle against racial prejudice while putting on a show on the football field.
Dennis Quaid and Darrin Dewitt Henson Interviews
Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly joined the cast of the drama "The Express" at the film's LA premiere. Based on a true story, Quaid stars as Syracuse football coach Ben Schwartzwalder and Darrin Dewitt Henson plays football legend Jim Brown.
Exclusive Interview with Omar Benson Miller
Omar Benson Miller and Linara Washington play a couple onscreen in the inspirational movie "The Express." At the film's premiere, Miller and Washington admitted they weren't familiar with the subject of the movie - Ernie Davis - before this movie.
Exclusive Interview with Charles S Dutton
Charles S Dutton plays Ernie Davis' grandfather in the inspirational drama "The Express" starring Rob Brown and Dennis Quaid. On the red carpet at the film's LA premiere, Dutton talked about the journey taken to bring Davis' story to the big screen.
Exclusive Interview with Floyd Little
Floyd Little could have gone to any college to play football but Ernie Davis talked him into attending Syracuse. At the premiere of "The Express," based on Davis' life, Little reflected on Davis' influence and the obstacles both men had to overcome.
"The Express" Trailer
"The Express" movie trailer and video clips in Windows Media, Real Player and Quicktime formats.
"The Express" Poster
"He changed our country...one yard at a time"
Official "The Express" Website
Universal Pictures' official site for "The Express." Release Date: October 10, 2008