Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Express Reviews

3.0

58

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

    While Ernie's on-field accomplishments were extraordinary, it was the environment in which he struggled to achieve them that makes him the worthy subject of a motion picture.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayMike Clark

    Despite appealing performances and kinetic football scenes, the storytelling is mostly conventional.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    Involving and inspiring in the way a good movie about sports almost always is.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    Thanks to a rock-solid performance by Dennis Quaid, nice historical touches and energetic direction by Gary Fleder, the tried-and-true formula is given a welcome shot of adrenaline.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    Has Dennis Quaid really never played a college football coach before? With his handsome, craggy face and likable intensity, he was born for the job, and he's the main attraction in The Express.

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