Draft Day

Draft Day
  • 2014
  • US
  • 1h 47min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ivan Reitman
  • Cast: Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary, Frank Langella, Sam Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Chadwick Boseman
  • UK release: 3 October 2014

Sonny (Costner) is general manager of the Cleveland Browns American football team. The owner (Langella) wants Sonny to pick a star player; meanwhile, Sonny's relationship with team lawyer Ali (Garner) is getting complicated. Confusing and one-dimensional, it's mildly interesting about office politics but for any non-NFL fan it's the trashy cousin to Moneyball.

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Draft Day

29 Sep 20142 stars

Disappointing sports movie from Ivan Reitman featuring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner

The UK release of Ivan Reitman's latest follows on quickly from the NFL getting its first openly gay player, while the spotlight has recently been thrown on the off-field bad behaviour of some of its other members; Draft Day is a behind-the-scenes look…

Jennifer Garner: Draft Day cast turned into Cleveland Browns fans

9 Apr 2014

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Jennifer Garner says the 'Draft Day' cast were turned into Cleveland Browns fans after filming. The 41-year-old actress stars opposite Kevin Costner in the story which follows the American football team on the first day of the NFL (National Football…

Kevin Costner risked house to make films

8 Apr 2014

Film gossip

Kevin Costner put his house "at risk" to make movies. The 'Draft Day' actor claims there has been times where he risked his financial security in order to take on the kinds of roles he wanted to play throughout his career, because it has always been…

Sean Combs to star in Draft Day

25 Apr 2013

Film gossip

Sean Combs is set to star in 'Draft Day'. The rapper and producer - known by his stage name of Puff Daddy - has signed up to Ivan Reitman's Kevin Costner-starring National Football League (NFL) movie, along with Rosanna Arquette, David Ramsey and W.

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