8 Mile (film)

8 Mile is a 2002 American drama film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and stars Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon and Kim Basinger.

Jimmy BRabbit Smith Jr. Eminem, a bluecollar worker from a poor family, struggles with various aspects of his life. Jimmy and his friends, simpleminded Cheddar Bob Evan Jones funloving Sol George Omar Benson Miller socially minded DJ Iz DeAngelo Wilson and Jimmys best friend, the charismatic Future Mekhi Phifer all of whom have also formed a rap crew together named ThreeOneThird a play on the Detroit area code 313, aspire to fame and notoriety.Although encouraged by his friends who hail him as a talented rap music artist, Jimmy worries about his potential as a musician due to his lack of confidence. One night at a club called The Shelter, where Future is the MC, Jimmy panics and chokesup during a rap battle and leaves the stage humiliated and defeated. ........

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