High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating a local beauty, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife. As graduation nears and both boys contemplate their futures, Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business. Each struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.
Casts: Timothy Bottoms, Cybill Shepherd, Jeff Bridges, Cloris Leachman, Ellen Burstyn, Ben Johnson, Randy Quaid, Clu Gulager, Eileen Brennan, Sam Bottoms, Sharon Ullrick, Bill Thurman, Jessie Lee Fulton, Helena Humann, Barc Doyle, Gary Brockette, John Hillerman, Joe Heathcock, Kimberly Hyde, Noble Willingham, Janice O'Malley, Grover Lewis, Peter Bogdanovich, Loyd Catlett, Robert Glenn, Floyd Mahaney, Joye Hash, Gordon Hurst, Charles Seybert, Frank Marshall, Tom Martin, Stuart Spates,
Director: Peter Bogdanovich,
Writer: Larry McMurtry (Screenplay), Larry McMurtry (Novel), Peter Bogdanovich (Screenplay),
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