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8 Mile (8-Sep-2002)

Director: Curtis Hanson

Writer: Scott Silver

Music: Eminem

Producers: Brian Grazer; Curtis Hanson; Jimmy Iovine

Keywords: Drama, Rap

Musical drama follows a poverty-dwelling rapper's attempts at making it big in an unforgiving society.

Megastar white rapper Eminem makes his feature-film debut in 8 Mile, starring as B-Rabbit, a rapper as gifted as he is troubled hailing from the permanently economically depressed streets of Detroit. Driven to make a name for himself thanks to a host of problems ranging from an alcoholic mother to a dead-end job, B-Rabbit embarks on a troubled journey fraught with struggle and trauma as he attempts to seize his vision of ruling the music industry.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kim Basinger
8-Dec-1953   L.A. Confidential
17-Oct-1972   The Real Slim Shady
DeShaun Holton
2-Oct-1975 11-Apr-2006 D-12
Anthony Mackie
23-Sep-1979   The Manchurian Candidate
Taryn Manning
6-Nov-1978   Crossroads
Brittany Murphy
10-Nov-1977 20-Dec-2009 Clueless
Mekhi Phifer
29-Dec-1974   Dr. Greg Pratt on E.R.
Michael Shannon
7-Aug-1974   Van Alden on Boardwalk Empire
Obie Trice
14-Nov-1977   Got Some Teeth
8-Jan-1974   Pimp My Ride


Eminem   ...   Jimmy
Kim Basinger   ...   Stephanie
Mekhi Phifer   ...   Future
Brittany Murphy   ...   Alex
Evan Jones   ...   Cheddar Bob
Omar Benson Miller   ...   Sol George
De'Angelo Wilson   ...   DJ Iz
Eugene Byrd   ...   Wink
Taryn Manning   ...   Janeane
The Shelter
Larry Hudson   ...   Bouncer
DeShaun Holton   ...   Lil' Tic
Mike Bell   ...   Shorty Mike
DJ Head   ...   Battle DJ
The Trailer Park
Michael Shannon   ...   Greg Buehl
Chloe Greenfield   ...   Lily
Mary Hannigan   ...   Mrs. Helgeland
The Free World
Anthony Mackie   ...   Papa Doc
Strike   ...   Lyckety-Splyt
Nashawn "Ox" Breedlove   ...   Lotto
Na'Keya Snoddy   ...   Papa Doc's Girl
Malik Barnhardt   ...   Moochie
Day Golfin   ...   Day
Allen Adams   ...   Omar
The Chin Tiki
Hom   ...   First Parking Lot Rapper
Obie Trice   ...   Second Parking Lot Rapper
Njeri Earth   ...   Third Parking Lot Rapper
Jennifer Kitchen   ...   Willing Girl
Kyla Womack   ...   Alex's Friend
Melissa Zaglanikzny   ...   Christine
Rockey Black   ...   Rocky
New Detroit Stamping
Craig Chandler   ...   Paul
Paul Bates   ...   Manny
Miz-Korona   ...   Female Lunch Truck Rapper
Xzibit   ...   Male Lunch Truck Rapper
Abdul Salaam El Razzac   ...   Joe Lee Patton
Steven Monroe   ...   Plant Worker
John Smith, Jr.   ...   Lobby Security Guard
Venicia Foreman   ...   WJLB Receptionist
Waverly W. Alford II   ...   Big O
Bushman   ...   WJLB Disc Jockey
Adam Brook   ...   Roy Darucher


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