PG | | Biography, Drama, Sport
A drama based on the life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.
In this film, Nicole Beharie plays the girlfriend of the first African American to win the Heisman Trophy. In 42 (2013), she plays the wife of the first African American to play Major League Baseball.
Texas Longhorn player:
I'm gonna kick your black ass back to Africa boy!
Jack Buckley: Oh yeah? Too bad I'm from Philly.
In the movie, Ernie Davis' family watches the 1960 Cotton Bowl on their porch in Elmira, New York. On January 1, 1960, the high temperature in Elmira was 33 degrees F (0 degrees C).
$4,562,675 12 October 2008
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