yay another thread by me! anyway: this is a great movie. a must see for all sports fan. it actually has a plot! the soundtrack is fucking awesome also (explosions in the sky) (great band) all you fuckers should get off your ass and go see it right now! a++ 9.5/10 based on a book.H.G. Bissinger, Friday NIGHT LIGHTS tells the story of the 1988 season of the Odessa Permian Panthers.. its known that Odessa Texas is hot bed for football.