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Release Date: October 08, 2004Running Time: 117 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13Box Office: $61,188,085.00
Genre: Adaptation, Comedy, Drama, Sports


Billy Bob Thornton

Lucas Black

Garrett Hedlund

Derek Luke

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As darkness descends over the flatlands of West Texas, every Friday EVENING, from September through December, a dazzling, disorienting glow, visible on the stark horizon for miles around, ignites the blackened sky. Looming over the landscape, Ratliff Stadium, the country's biggest high school football field, overflows with 20,000 spectators, their voices raised in the trademark chant: "MO-JO! MO-JO! MO-JO!" The crowd's jubilation rises to a fever pitch as the Permian Panthers--Odessa's "boys in black"--take to the field like warriors in an ancient coliseum. Once a week during the fall, this town and its dreams are carried on the padded shoulders of these young gridiron heroes. The exalted pl... Full Summary >>