The Last Picture Show
Director: Peter Bogdanovich Run Time: 119 min. Release Year: 1971
Starring: Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Cybill Shepherd, Jeff Bridges, Timothy Bottoms
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.