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PG-13| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
Sonny Weaver Jr. (Kevin Costner) is the general manager of the Cleveland Browns. One of pro football's most important days, NFL draft day, is drawing near, but Sonny has much more on his mind than just which players to recruit. His lover (Jennifer Garner) is pregnant, and the team's owner (Frank Langella) wants to fire him. After Sonny accepts a deal with Seattle that nets him that team's first-round pick, he immediately wonders if he has made the right choice for himself and the Browns.

Cast: Kevin Costner , Jennifer Garner , Denis Leary , Frank Langella , Sam Elliott , Sean Combs , Terry Crews , Ellen Burstyn

Director: Ivan Reitman

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

Draft Day (2014)

Release Date: April 11th, 2014|1 hr. 49 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 18 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Entertaining and suspenseful, the movie shows the politicking and strategies that go into this annual ritual, and Costner is at his beleaguered best. show more

  • 63
    Scott Bowles USA Today

    Draft's reverence for the gridiron, its heroes and the cities that worship them (particularly Cleveland) will make the movie a first-round pick of diehards. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    With his sleepy, So-Cal inflections, Costner is an actor who summons urgency and drama with, well, I'm not sure exactly how he does what he does. He's the least dynamic of stars, but still, he is one. show more

  • May 02, 2014 jacquejo
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    Well done

  • April 29, 2014 vpremier123
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    ONE OF THE BEST MOVIES IN A LONG TIME. LOVED COSTNER AND GARNER.. GREAT STORY. A MUST FOR FOOTBALL FANS...

  • April 22, 2014 micheal lomaxx
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    I thought it was a great movie, good story....kept you interested and the ending was especially cool. This is one of the few movies that is worth the money to go see. I would give it a strong B+ or A-.

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'Draft Day' Review: 10 Things to Know About the New Kevin Costner Sports Movie

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Apr 11th, 2014 4:30PM

There have been plenty of movies made about football but none made about draft day -- a seemingly mythical occurrence when the major football franchises make bids for the hottest college players....

Chadwick Boseman on 'Draft Day,' Sports Legends, and Becoming James Brown

Posted by
Don Kaye on Apr 11th, 2014 9:00AM

Just four movies into his career, Chadwick Boseman has already played a football legend (Floyd "The Franchise" Little in "The Express") and a baseball icon (Jackie Robinson in "42"). Now, he's back in...

Ivan Reitman on 'Draft Day,' 'Space Jam 2,' and the Status of 'Ghostbusters 3'

Posted by
Don Kaye on Apr 9th, 2014 9:00AM

If you like comedy and you don't know who Ivan Reitman is...well, you should. After all, this is the man who produced the classic "National Lampoon's Animal House" and directed (deep breath)...

Kevin Costner on 'Draft Day,' His Sports Movie Legacy, and Getting Back Behind the Camera

Posted by
Don Kaye on Apr 7th, 2014 8:00PM

Full disclosure: I'm not the biggest fan of sports movies. In fact, I'm not a big fan of sports in general, except maybe baseball. But put Kevin Costner in a movie about one of America's many...

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