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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 players are illuminated beneath the autumnal glare of those Friday night lights; the radiant glare serves as a beacon of hope to the townsfolk of this dusty West Texas town. Since their first season in 1959, the Panthers established themselves as the most successful football program, not only in Texas, but in the entire country. Now, in the last days of summer of 1988, the Permian High School Panthers begin the season with one thing on their minds--winning their fifth straight championship in their thirty-year team history. For their coach, Gary Gaines, it all comes down to his definition of perfection: "Being perfect is about being able to look your friends in the eye and know you didn''t let them down. I want you to put each other in your hearts forever--because forever is about to happen. Can you live in that moment as best you can, with clear eyes, with love and joy in your heart? If you can do that, then you''re perfect."
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Biopic of rapper MC Hammer, born Stanley Burrell, from his beginnings as an Oakland Athletics bat boy to his successful rap career, highlighted by the 1990 hit "U Can't Touch This," to his bankruptcy.
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Story of four high school kids in Texas upon their graduation, deciding whether to stick with an old promise: to leave town after graduating.
For years, Jake Thorn, a storm chaser in the Texas Panhandle, has been trying to guess when twisters will strike before they actually do. Then, his former meteorology professor, Dr. Warren Branson, comes to Tornado Alley with a new invention with which he hopes to collect data to be used to predict
A small town in Missouri is preparing to celebrate their 150th anniversary, so they invite a theatre crictic, Mr. Guffman, to see the show.
When an explosion jeopardizes a moon mission, NASA scientists fight to bring the crew home safely.
After his sometime partner-in-crime kills a checkout girl--the town sheriff's daughter--during a fumbled robbery attempt, a young man flees across Texas with his girlfriend.
A wrongly accused criminal takes an industrialist's daughter hostage, while being hunted by both vigilantes and the law.
Story about two brothers, a scholar and a small-time criminal, who search for their 1960s radical father who vanished 23 years earlier.
A coming-of-age story about two teenage boys who seek out a legendary prostitute only to find that she's retired and raising horses.
Two undercover cops infiltrating a drug ring end up getting caught up in the lifestyle.
A television movie about James Brady, the former presidential press secretary left paralyzed when he was shot during the assassination attempt made on Ronald Reagan in 1981.
Cyborg law enforcement continues, this time battling a new, addictive designer drug, nuke.
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