8 Mile (film)

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

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8 Mile is a 2002 American drama film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon, Anthony Mackie, and Kim Basinger.
His directing work included the psychological thriller The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), the neo-noir crime film L.A. Confidential (1997), the comedy Wonder Boys (2000), the hip-hop biopic 8 Mile (2002), the romantic comedy-drama In Her Shoes (2005), and the made-for-television docudrama Too Big to Fail (2011).

Eminem

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8 Mile is a 2002 American drama film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon, Anthony Mackie, and Kim Basinger.
Eminem starred in the drama film 8 Mile (2002) playing a fictionalized version of himself, which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Lose Yourself", making him the first hip hop artist to ever win the award.

Mekhi Phifer

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8 Mile is a 2002 American drama film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon, Anthony Mackie, and Kim Basinger.
He portrayed Dr. Greg Pratt on NBC's long-running medical drama ER and had a co-starring role opposite Eminem in the feature film 8 Mile.

Michael Shannon

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8 Mile is a 2002 American drama film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon, Anthony Mackie, and Kim Basinger.
Shannon made his film debut in 1993 with Groundhog Day and received widespread attention for his performance in 8 Mile (2002).

Scott Silver

8 Mile is a 2002 American drama film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon, Anthony Mackie, and Kim Basinger.
Silver is best known for such films as Johns, The Mod Squad, 8 Mile, and The Fighter, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Brittany Murphy

8 Mile is a 2002 American drama film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon, Anthony Mackie, and Kim Basinger.
In the 2000s Murphy appeared in Don't Say a Word (2001) alongside Michael Douglas, and alongside Eminem in 8 Mile (2002), for which she gained critical recognition.

Anthony Mackie

8 Mile is a 2002 American drama film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon, Anthony Mackie, and Kim Basinger.
In 2002, he was featured in Eminem's film debut, 8 Mile.

Lose Yourself

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Eminem won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Lose Yourself". In 2003, Eminem won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 75th Academy Awards, for his single "Lose Yourself" from the soundtrack of 8 Mile, becoming the first hip hop artist ever to win an Academy Award.
"Lose Yourself" is a song by American rapper Eminem from the soundtrack to the 2002 motion picture 8 Mile.

Kim Basinger

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8 Mile is a 2002 American drama film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon, Anthony Mackie, and Kim Basinger.
Her other films include Blind Date (1987), Prêt-à-Porter (1994), I Dreamed of Africa (2000), 8 Mile (2002), Cellular (2004), Grudge Match (2013) and Fifty Shades Darker (2017).

Evan Jones (actor)

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Evan Jones (born April 1, 1976) is an American actor who worked in films such as 8 Mile, Jarhead, Gangster Squad, The Book of Eli, Glory Road, and A Million Ways to Die in the West.

Taryn Manning

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She then appeared in 8 Mile (2002), White Oleander (2002), A Lot Like Love (2005) and Hustle & Flow (2005).

Eugene Byrd

Byrd's movie appearances include Dead Man, Demon Island, Sleepers, 8 Mile, Lift and Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid. He had the leading role in Confess, for which he won the Break-Out Performance Award at the 2006 Method Fest Independent Film Festival.

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He also has played minor roles in various television shows and movies, including Sex, Love & Secrets, American Pie Presents: Band Camp, Get Rich Or Die Tryin', 8 Mile, The Express: The Ernie Davis Story, Transformers, and Shall We Dance.

Proof (rapper)

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He appeared in the film 8 Mile along with Eminem and Xzibit.

Battle rap

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One night, Jimmy freezes during a rap battle at a local venue, the Shelter, and he leaves the stage humiliated.
In addition, Eminem's 2002 movie 8 Mile introduced battle rap to mainstream audiences, generating a renewed interest and popularity in battling.

Xzibit

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He continued to star in films involving fellow rap artists such as The Wash, co-starring Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, in 2001 and The Slim Shady Show and 8 Mile, co-starring Eminem, in 2001 and 2002, respectively.

Obie Trice

Later in 2002, Trice rapped on songs for the 8 Mile soundtrack, and also had a cameo appearance in the film as a rapper in a parking lot.

De'Angelo Wilson

Wilson appeared in four films, including as DJ Iz in 8 Mile (2002) and as Jesse Age 19 in the Antwone Fisher (2002).

M-102 (Michigan highway)

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The title is derived from 8 Mile Road, the highway between the predominantly black city of Detroit and the largely white suburban communities to the north.
The movie 8 Mile, starring Detroit-area hip hop artist Eminem, as well as his songs "Lose Yourself" and "8 Mile", take their names and cultural subject matter from the roadway.

75th Academy Awards

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In 2003, Eminem won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 75th Academy Awards, for his single "Lose Yourself" from the soundtrack of 8 Mile, becoming the first hip hop artist ever to win an Academy Award.
Other winners included The Pianist with three awards, Frida and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers with two, and Adaptation, Bowling for Columbine, The ChubbChubbs!, 8 Mile, The Hours, Nowhere in Africa, Road to Perdition, Spirited Away, Talk to Her, This Charming Man, and Twin Towers with one.

Academy Award for Best Original Song

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Eminem won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Lose Yourself". In 2003, Eminem won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 75th Academy Awards, for his single "Lose Yourself" from the soundtrack of 8 Mile, becoming the first hip hop artist ever to win an Academy Award.

Luis Resto (musician)

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He was not present at the ceremony, but co-writer Luis Resto accepted the award.
He co-produced the Oscar-winning song, "Lose Yourself", featured in the movie 8 Mile with Jeff Bass and Eminem.

Chin Tiki

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The Chin Tiki was later famous for being a film location for Eminem's 8 Mile.