Draft Day (2014)

“Draft Day” is a 2014 American sports drama film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Kevin Costner. The screenplay was written by Scott Rothman and Rajiv Joseph.

The film follows Sonny Weaver Jr. (Kevin Costner), the general manager of the Cleveland Browns, on the day of the NFL draft as he attempts to acquire the number one draft pick for his team. Amid personal and professional pressures, Weaver must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice in pursuit of perfection on the field.

“Draft Day” provides a behind-the-scenes look at the high-stakes world of professional football, from contract negotiations and player trades to relationships with coaches and players. The movie also stars Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary, Frank Langella, Sam Elliott, and Chadwick Boseman.

The film was met with mixed reviews from critics but received a positive response from audiences, particularly those interested in football and the intricacies of the sport’s management. Despite the somewhat mixed reception, Kevin Costner’s performance and the film’s depiction of the drama surrounding the NFL draft were generally well-received.

Duration: 110 min.

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