Book to Movie: Friday Night Lights

The Book to Movie of Month
  • Author: H. G. Bissinger
  • Pages: 400
  • Audio: 14 hours and 33 minutes
The Book to Movie of Month
  • Director: Peter Berg
  • Screen Writer: David Aaron Cohen and Peter Berg
  • Running Time: 1 hour and 58 minutes


  • Billy Bob Thornton as Coach Gary Gaines
  • Garrett Hedlund as Don Billingsley
  • Lucas Black as Mike Winchell
  • Derek Luke as James "Boobie" Miles
  • Jay Hernandez as Brian Chávez
  • Lee Jackson as Ivory Christian
  • Lee Thompson Young as Chris Comer
  • Tim McGraw as Charles Billingsley
  • Connie Britton as Sharon Gaines
  • Julius Tennon as Coach Freddie James
  • Connie Cooper as Ms. Winchell
  • Amber Heard as Maria
  • Stephen Bishop as Loie Harris
  • Christian Kane as Brian
  • Brad Leland as John Aubrey