Controversial rap star Eminem makes his acting debut in this hard-edged urban drama, inspired in part by incidents from the musician's own life. Jimmy Smith (Eminem), known to his friends as Rabbit, i... read more
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Release Date: November 8, 2002
DVD Release Date: March 18, 2003
Stats: 1,027,120 reviews
Flixster Reviews (1,027,120)
July 28, 2012fb1442511448
Knitty-gritty portrayal of the rapper "Eminem's" life and hardships. The ensemble including, Murphy, Phifer and Basinger, made exceptional performances and led the way into this mean-mugging adaptation of hardship in unpaved streets of Detroit. 4.5/5
December 24, 2011
Lose Yourself In the Music
Great Film! Enjoyed it alot! Go watch it if you haven't yet! Won an Oscar for best song too!
A rap version of "Saturday Night Fever." B-Rabbit, a wannabe rapper from the wrong side of Detroit's 8 Mile, has problems: he dumps his girlfriend when she te...
September 30, 2011fb729949618
My dad who hates rap even loved 8 Mile! Very well put together and the rap battles scenes are epic.
September 18, 2011
Am I the only one who like this movie?
August 30, 2011
8 Mile was an amazing film and a pure work of genius. Fans of rap music (like me) are going to be blown away with the music and acting, I was completely surprised that Eminem is great actor and this movie is great, a soon to be classic, and I loved it.
August 12, 2011
August 11, 2011
8 Mile was the first "gangster" film I had seen, and I was fairly impressed. The story tells of Jimmy "Rabbit" Smith and his attempts to leave the area of Detroit known as 8 Mile. This involves him trying to rap and get a record deal. But problems arise making this hard, an becom...
July 30, 2011fb733768972
This film provides desire, hate, betrayal, crime, violence, romance, brutality, and most of all, heart. 8 Mile is filled with passion as Jimmy Smith tries to overcome his life problems and deal with them on the streets as he fights for a record deal and works double shifts to kee...
July 16, 2011
I'm going to try to keep the genre of music genre that I love out of this (Heavy Metal music) out of this review, and focus solely on this film. I was anxious to see this film when it came out, I was interested to see what Eminem would do as an actor, and well... He didn't deliv...
July 14, 2011fb223580
This movie is 2 hours in the life of Eminem, but when he's being a less colourful, less eccentric, less messed-up version of himself (see: The Slim Shady LP). What the movie did do well was create for fans of the rapper a taste of what life was like for him in Detroit. What str...
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