Draft Day Movie

The greatest victories don't always happen on the field.

Draft Day movie poster

The general manager of the Cleveland Browns must fight to land the number 1 draft pick.

Who's Involved:

Jennifer Garner, Kevin Costner, Chi McBride, Denis Leary, David Ramsey, Kevin Dunn, Tom Pollock, Sean Combs, Brad Henke, Rajiv Joseph, Chadwick Boseman, Ivan Reitman, Frank Langella, Gigi Pritzker, Rosanna Arquette, Josh Pence, Scott Rothman, Griffin Newman, Michael Buegg, Wade Williams

Release Date:

Friday, April 11, 2014 Nationwide

on appeal for brief strong language and sexual references
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver (Kevin Costner) has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he trades for the number one pick. He must quickly decide what he's willing to sacrifice in pursuit of perfection as the lines between his personal and professional life become blurred on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with dreams of playing in the NFL.

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Who stars in Draft Day: Cast List

Horizon: An American Saga, Horizon  

Deadpool & Wolverine, The Adam Project  

... Harvey Molina

Robot and Frank, The Time Being  

... Vince Penn

The Amazing Spider-Man, Ice Age: Continental Drift  

... Vontae Mack

Avengers: Endgame, 42  

Get Him to the Greek  

The Dark Knight Rises, Victor  

Inhale, The Divide  

Legend of the White Dragon, Hair Show  

The Last Manhunt  

The Terminal, Roll Bounce  

Fury, Choke  

Who's making Draft Day: Crew List

A look at the Draft Day behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ivan Reitman last directed No Strings Attached and My Super Ex-Girlfriend. The film's writer Scott Rothman last wrote Army of One and Kokowaah.


Gigi Pritzker
Ivan Reitman

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Production: What we know about Draft Day?

Key Facts

  1. The script is on the 2012 Black List.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2013 - December: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2013 - September: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2013 - April: The film was set to Production  status.

    Now filming in New York, which timed to the real NFL Draft going on.

  4. 2012 - June: The film was set to Development  status.

Draft Day Release Date: When was the film released?

Draft Day was a Nationwide release in 2014 on Friday, April 11, 2014. There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including Oculus, Rio 2 and Only Lovers Left Alive.

Draft Day DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Draft Day was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 .

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