Friday Night Lights (2004)

Friday Night Lights Synopsis

Friday Night Lights chronicles the entire 1988 season of the Permian High Panthers of Odessa, Texas, with football players, coaches, mothers, fathers, pastors, boosters, fans and families struggling with ongoing personal conflicts while the team fights for a state championship.

A town for sale, Odessa, Texas has seen better days--the financial bust evident in its boarded-up shops and broken lives. Yet one hope sustains the community where, once a week during the fall, the town and its dreams come alive beneath the dazzling and disorienting Friday night lights...when the Permian High Panthers take to the field. In a city where economic uncertainty has eroded the spirit of its inhabitants, nearly everyone seeks comfort in the religion of the Friday night ritual, where the unfulfilled dreams of an entire community are shifted onto the shoulder pads of a team of high-school athletes.

Friday Night Lights captures the frenzy of a small town that reveres its school team and their weekly games. With Odessa standing in for places just like it all across America, the film provides an illuminating look at the hoped-for successes and the built-in failures of trying to live the American Dream through the efforts of a group of talented young men.

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Friday Night Lights May Move Back to the Big Screen

Friday Night Lights May Move Back to the Big Screen

The popular NBC and DirecTv series may return to its roots with its small screen cast in place.
The 2010 Writers Guild of America Awards Winners

The 2010 Writers Guild of America Awards Winners

The Hurt Locker and Up in the Air take home the feature film awards.
Friday Night Lights Shines on Blu-ray on January 6th

Friday Night Lights Shines on Blu-ray on January 6th

We have some early details on the BD release of this football film.
NBC Greenlights Friday Night Lights Series

NBC Greenlights Friday Night Lights Series

Airing this Monday on NBC.
NBC Readies Friday Night Lights Series

NBC Readies Friday Night Lights Series

Eyeing a Fall 2006 bow.
The Village takes the #1 selling DVD slot

The Village takes the #1 selling DVD slot

...with Friday Night Lights sells 1.3 million units in it's first day of release
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CONTEST: Take home Friday Night Lights on DVD!

...shelving January 18th
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CONTEST: Win prizes from Friday Night Lights!

...coming to theaters this Friday!
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