8 Mile Poster

8 Mile

Release Date: November 8th, 2002

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: , , , , , , ,

Director:

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

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  • 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

  • The real drama -- and poetry -- in 8 Mile are in those fiery face-offs, the hip-hop battles, as Jimmy rat-tat-tats his rap in deft flashes of spontaneous combustion. show more

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

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