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Draft Day

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Sport, Comedy

Release Date :

April 11, 2014

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Ivan Reitman

Starring :

Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Sam Elliott, Tom Welling, Frank Langella, Denis Leary, P. Diddy, Josh Pence, Terry Crews, Rosanna Arquette, Ellen Burstyn, Chadwick Boseman, Chi McBride, W. Earl Brown, Griffin Newman, Kevin Dunn, Patrick St. Esprit

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3 of 5

“..while "Draft Day" is a very agreeable and predictable movie, it is also very timely..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]
2.5 of 4

“..the plot wobbles like a sacked quarterback, but this sports-comedy runs a good game thanks to a sharp cast and zippy..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]
3 of 4

“..the good news is that "Draft Day" is only predictable to a point. It has moves we can't anticipate and gets better and more unexpected as it goes along..”
by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle]
1 of 4

“..only "Draft Day" is lumbering and predictable, and its hero general manager is so dumb, it should have been called "Dummyball."..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
2.5 of 4

“..and there's no denying what Draft gets right: that inevitable city-wide hope that comes before every season, with every fresh start, that this may be their year..”
by Scott Bowles [USA Today]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Chris Nashawaty [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
3 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Lisa Kennedy [Denver Post]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by John Hartl [Seattle Times]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]

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