8 Mile

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8 Mile
Directed byCurtis Hanson
Produced byCurtis Hanson
Brian Grazer
Jimmy Iovine
Written byScott Silver
StarringEminem
Kim Basinger
Brittany Murphy
Mekhi Phifer
Music byProof
CinematographyRodrigo Prieto
Edited byJay Rabinowitz
Production
company
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • November 8, 2002 (2002-11-08)
Running time
110 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$41 million[2]
Box office$242,875,078[2]

8 Mile is a 2002 American drama movie starring rapper Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy and Mekhi Phifer. It is set in 1995 in Detroit, Michigan.

The film tells about a young white rapper living in inner city Detroit. He tries to make a rap career but most rappers are African Americans.

The film was a critical and financial success. Eminem won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Lose Yourself".

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References[change | change source]

  1. "8 Mile". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  2. 2.0 2.1 8 Mile at Box Office Mojo