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Friday Night Lights

HD   PG-13 Closed Captioning

Peter Berg

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About the Movie

A genuine stand-up-and-cheer movie about a courageous high school football team's fight to fulfill their destiny and live their dream, Friday Night Lights is "unforgettable and real!" (Larry King) Billy Bob Thornton stars in a true American story of how one legendary Texas town made hope come alive under the exhilarating glare of Friday Night Lights! "One of the greatest sports stories ever told" (Sports Illustrated) is now "one of the greatest sports movies ever made!" (Larry King)

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 169
  • Fresh: 137
  • Rotten: 32
  • Average Rating: 7.1/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Substitutes slick, cynical point-scoring for insight. – Charles Taylor,, Jul 7, 2010

Fresh: The story gestures at a cross-sectional view of America on a Nashville scale. – Benjamin Strong, Village Voice, Oct 19, 2004

Fresh: Few films have shown so powerfully the slashing double edge of sports fever. – David Ansen, Newsweek, Jul 31, 2008

Fresh: People who like sports movies will love Friday Night Lights, but so will people who don't like sports movies and would never think of seeing a high school football game. – Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle, Jun 24, 2010

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Customer Reviews

Friday Night Lights

The best sports movie of all time!

Purely Golden

This movie can be watched hundreds while still satisfying the viewer, any fan of sports movies or in depth stories needs to see Friday Night Lights

Great Movie

Friday Nights is a great movie that will teach u great character by what these kids have to go through in their lives it is 1 of my favorite movies actually 2nd favorite behind the great Dark Knight so i think this is a great movie to football lovers but overall just a great movie

Friday Night Lights
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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2004

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