14 Best Shows Like Friday Night Lights ...

14 Best Shows Like Friday Night Lights ...

If you liked this film , you will for sure love these too! In this selection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to 'Friday Night Lights', and are worth checking out.

1. When the Game Stands Tall (2014)

1h 55m Drama

A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.

2. 23 Blast (2014)

1h 38m Drama

When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves.

3. Hurricane Season (2009)

1h 43m Drama

Based on true events amid the wreckage and chaos dealt by Hurricane Katrina; one basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana just will not give up. Coach Al Collins, gathers other players from hard-hit schools and builds a team actually worthy enough to go to the state playoffs.

4. Gridiron Gang (2006)

2h 5m Drama Action Crime

Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.

5. Glory Road (2006)

1h 58m Drama History

In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.

6. The Slaughter Rule (2002)

1h 52m Drama

A young man finds solace with a young woman, his mother, and a high-school football coach who recruits him to quarterback a six-man team.

7. A Shot at Glory (2000)

1h 44m Drama

Scottish second division football team Kilnockie is taken over by American Pete Cameron. The new owner puts pressure on manager Gordon McLeod to improve the fortunes of the team, and hires first division player Jackie McQuillan.

8. 4 Minute Mile (2014)

1h 36m Drama

A teenager overcomes odds to run a 4-minute mile race.

9. One Tree Hill (2003)

42m Drama

In Tree Hill, North Carolina two half brothers share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his skills are appreciated only by his friends at the river court. Popular, affluent Nathan basks in the hero-worship of the town, as the star of his high school team. And both boys are the son of former college ball player Dan Scott whose long ago choice to abandon Lucas and his mother Karen, will haunt him long into his life with wife Deb and their son Nathan.

10. Hoosiers (1986)

1h 54m Drama Family

High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.

11. Invincible (2006)

1h 10m Action & Adventure Comedy Drama

Choi Kang is a high school dropout with no goals and no future. Until one day he finds himself recruited into the elite Korea Secret Agency...

12. Underdogs (2013)

1h 44m Drama Family

The story of a small-town high school football team in rural Ohio destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community.

13. Fast Girls (2012)

1h 31m Drama

A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete.

14. Crooked Arrows (2012)

1h 35m Drama

A native-American lacrosse team makes its way through a prep school league tournament.

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