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Overall C+

The fanfare over football may be fizzling, but a 1925 star player named Dodge Connolly (George Clooney) isn't about to let the flame go out. To rekindle interest in the sport he recruits Carter Rutherford (John Krasinski), a WWI hero. But when a curious and beautiful journalist (Renee Zellweger) starts asking searing questions about Rutherford's past, Connolly is forced to run interference -and then the real game begins.

Violence B-
Sexual Content B+
Profanity C
Substance Use C-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language.


The most recent home video release of this movie is September 22, 2008. Here are some details…

Leatherheads kicks off on DVD with an audio commentary by actor/director George Clooney and producer Grant Heslov, deleted scenes and the featurettes: George Clooney: A Leatherheaded Prankster, Visual Effects Sequence, No Pads, No Fear: Creating the Rowdy Football Scenes and Footballs’ Beginning: The Making of Leatherheads. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, French and Spanish), with subtitles in English (SDH), French and Spanish.

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