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Football, Hollywood-style

Published 2:43 PM ET, Fri April 11, 2014
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In the new movie "Draft Day," Kevin Costner stars as an NFL general manager with a lot on his mind. Click through to see some other football-related movies through the years. Dale Robinette/Summit Entertainment
"The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon" (1998): Tony Danza as the WHAT??? Walt Disney Co./Everett Collection
"Gus" (1976): Tim Conway has his hands full with the team's stubborn kicker. Everett Collection/Everett Collection
"Brian's Song" (1971): James Caan, left, and Billy Dee Williams in a football bromance. Everett Collection
"M*A*S*H" (1970): It's got a football game, but it's not a "football movie." 20th Century Fox Film Corp./Everett Collection
"Invincible" (2006): Greg Kinnear coaches Mark Wahlberg, his new Philadelphia Eagle. Walt Disney Pictures
"Silver Linings Playbook" (2012): Bradley Cooper in what sounds like a football movie, but isn't. Weinstein Company
"Horse Feathers" (1932): Groucho Marx and his brothers, on the gridiron. Paramount Pictures
"The Longest Yard" (2005): In prison, Adam Sandler assembles a team for one big game. Paramount Pictures
"The Longest Yard" (1974): The original, with Michael Conrad and Burt Reynolds as the convict quarterback. Paramount Pictures
"Rudy" (1993): Sean Astin may be small, but he is giving Notre Dame his all. TriStar Pictures
"The Blind Side" (2009): Quinton Aaron, playing Michael Oher, is "coached" by Oscar winner Sandra Bullock.