This true story is an excellent film adapted
from a book about a high school football team in Odessa, Texas.
It gives you an eye-opening account of
football fever, a disease that can either build character or
The director captures the crushing sounds
of helmets and pads colliding, but also shows that it's the town's
only pastime, and in the hands of coaches, parents, and townsfolk
that will go to all ends to win.
It's a very interesting movie on how far
one can take a sport.
They take their high school football seriously
During the season, every store in the town
of Odessa shuts down on Friday, so the residents can go to the
game; that's Texas football!
The film shows us the coach, players, and
families involved in the sport, along with their hopes, dreams,
It's a realistic, gritty and at times sad
portrayal of America's second-greatest pastime.
Friday Night Lights is a strict, severe, and moving true story about
a poor, worn-out, small West Texas town that lives for its Friday
night high school football victories.
The movie is about the pressure to win.
Their goal is to capture the fifth Texas state championship in
their 30-year history.
It's really a psychological thriller.
Many sports enthusiasts think the book
is one of the greatest sport stories ever told.