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8 Mile

(DVD - 2003 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
8 Mile


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Jimmy, known to his friends as Rabbit, is a young man trying to make his way out of the burned-out shell of inner-city Detroit. Rabbit is a white kid trying to make music in a predominantly African-American community and culture. After Rabbit freezes up in the midst of an MC battle, he's convinced he's missed his chance and that he's doomed to lead a marginal life as a factory rat for the rest of his days. With the help of his friends, and his new girlfriend Alex, Rabbit struggles to work up the courage and the confidence to take one more shot at making his dream a reality.
Title: 8 mile
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, CA :, Universal,, [2003], c2002
Edition: Widescreen version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (110 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer/Curtis Hanson production ; producers, Brian Grazer, Curtis Hanson, Jimmy Iovine ; writer, Scott Silver ; director, Curtis Hanson
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
Special features: exclusive never-before-seen rap battles with Eminem; exclusive never-before-seen music video (from The Eminem Show album); Eminem talks about making "8 mile"; authentic "8 mile" with Curtis Hanson; the music of "8 mile;" production notes; cast & crew biographies; theatrical trailer; DVD-Rom features
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Summary: Jimmy, known to his friends as Rabbit, is a young man trying to make his way out of the burned-out shell of inner-city Detroit. Rabbit is a white kid trying to make music in a predominantly African-American community and culture. After Rabbit freezes up in the midst of an MC battle, he's convinced he's missed his chance and that he's doomed to lead a marginal life as a factory rat for the rest of his days. With the help of his friends, and his new girlfriend Alex, Rabbit struggles to work up the courage and the confidence to take one more shot at making his dream a reality.
Awards & Distinctions: Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, 2003: BFCA Award - Best Song (Eminem - For the song "Lose yourself")
Alternate Title: Eight mile
ISBN: 0783280823
9780783280820
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama 8
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Report This Nov 14, 2013
  • Darth777Vader rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really loved this movie! Eminem is a great actor, and I'm not just saying that because I'm his biggest fan. He is actually, and truly, good. I wouldn't recommend watching this movie if you're not a fan of Eminem's 'cause the whole movie is about him, but even if you aren't a big fan of rap, I think you will still enjoy this movie a lot.

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  • jordanblack rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

most awsome movie of all time !!!!!!!!! i am eminems biggest fan

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  • RobertLR rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Rap fans may like this; I'll take Led Zepplin or The Rolling Stones,

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  • nabilone rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is one of my favorite movies of all time - hands down - so whenever somebody asks me what one of my favorite movies are; I'll say '8 Mile'. Eminem is an actor and a reactor. Enough said.

Report This Aug 06, 2012
  • aaa5756 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

It was O.K for a home TV movie. I was entertained and interesting. But it was NOT worth the long library wait or the price to rent from a Red Box. "I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.”

Report This Aug 06, 2012
  • Batman888 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Drama, drama, drama but with rap. Music is good with basic down-trodden-struggling-pick-oneself-up-to-do-better story in gritty Detroit. Worth a watch.

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  • MrsCarter15 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

looser ur self

Report This Apr 12, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I didn't think this movie was very good, but I think fans of Eminem would probably enjoy this. I'm just not a huge fan of bad acting. Other than that music isn't horrible, and the underdog story isn't that bad although it could have been scripted better.

Report This Aug 24, 2009
  • d3siboyz rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A great movie, it teaches you how to shed away ego and be calm during troublesome time!

Report This Jan 09, 2008
  • reviewer rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Distorts reality by playing up the myth that rap music is a popular movement from the streets and lower socioeconomic levels of society, when in fact its a huge megamillion-dollar commercial machine. At the same time the film does provide some information on rap music's intentions and origins--but who cares?

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  • bdls206 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make the most of what could be his final opportunity but his problems around gives him doubts.

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  • Darth777Vader rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Violence: Well, there is a bit of violence--nothing much though, just a few fist fights.

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  • Darth777Vader rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Hell, this is a rap movie. With Eminem. Enough said.

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  • bdls206 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

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  • bdls206 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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  • bdls206 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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  • bdls206 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Future: I had a lotta names, baby - The most jealous names. I used to be called Maximum, Brimstone, Godfather D - None of 'em worked, you-know-what-Ima-sayin'? 'Til one day someone said I was the future of hip-hop in Detroit. And that was it.

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  • bdls206 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

B. Rabbit: As a matter of fact dawg, here's a pencil, go home, write some s**t, make it suspenseful; and don't come back 'til somethin' dope hits you. F**k it, you can take the mic home wit' you.

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  • bdls206 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

B. Rabbit: [rapping] ... Don't ever try to judge me dude / You don't know what the f**k I've been through / But I know something about you / You went to Cranbrook - that's a private school / What's the matter, dog? / You're embarrassed? / This guy's a gangster? / His real name is Clarence / Now Clarence lives at home wit both parents / And Clarence parents have a real good marriage...

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  • bdls206 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

8 Mile Trailer

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  • LibraryKom rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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