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R| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
The people of Detroit know 8 Mile as the city limit, a border, a boundary. It is also a psychological dividing line that separates Jimmy Smith Jr. (Eminem) from where and who he wants to be. A provocative fictional examination of a critical week in Jimmy's life.

Cast: Eminem , Kim Basinger , Brittany Murphy , Mekhi Phifer , Evan Jones , Omar Benson Miller , Eugene Byrd , De'Angelo Wilson

Director: Curtis Hanson

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

8 Mile (2002)

Release Date: November 8th, 2002|1 hr. 50 min.

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    Jonathan Curiel San Francisco Chronicle

    A "Rocky"-like tale of determination and long odds that will appeal even to those who are turned off by most rap music. show more

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    Mike Clark USA Today

    The rap sequences are shot and edited with the excitement of a crisply broadcast sporting event, which in a way they are. show more

  • 100
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Transcends its star's controversial career and, in the bargain, stands head, shoulders and heart above every other Hollywood movie that we've seen so far this year. show more

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