Friday Night Lights A stirring real-life drama about a West Texas town whose population sucks the breath of life from the success of its high school football team.… Friday Night Lights A stirring real-life drama about a West Texas town whose population sucks the breath of life from the success of its high school football team.… 2004-10-08 PG-13 PT117M Comedy Drama Sports Derek Luke Billy Bob Thornton Lucas Black Garrett Hedlund Tim McGraw Universal
Movie Review

Friday Night Lights (2004)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Oct 08, 2004; Rated: PG-13; Length: 117 Minutes; Genres: Comedy, Drama, Sports; With: Derek Luke and Billy Bob Thornton; Distributor: Universal; More

A stirring real-life drama about a West Texas town whose population sucks the breath of life from the success of its high school football team. Billy Bob Thornton is splendid as the coach.

Originally posted Oct 22, 2004 Published in issue #789 Oct 22, 2004 Order article reprints