Metacritic Movie Ratings
Draft Day Reviews

3.0

53

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

    Costner, who has never been the most emotive of actors, is perfect for this role.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRichard Roeper

    A sentimental, predictable, sometimes implausible but thoroughly entertaining, old-fashioned piece.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    In his most effective full star turn in perhaps a decade, Kevin Costner dominates as the greenhorn general manager of the beleaguered Cleveland Browns.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayScott Bowles

    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.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    Draft Day feels like a play, and I don't mean a football play. It feels like a play-play at its sporadic best, in the same way J.C. Chandor's 2011 "Margin Call" felt that way.

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