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8 Mile
Directed by Curtis Hanson
Produced by Curtis Hanson
Brian Grazer
Jimmy Iovine
Written by Scott Silver
Starring Eminem
Kim Basinger
Brittany Murphy
Mekhi Phifer
Music by Proof
Cinematography Rodrigo Prieto
Edited by Jay Rabinowitz
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
November 8, 2002 (2002-11-08)
Running time
110 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English
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".

Other websites


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