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1,764 Ratings

8 Mile

Directed by Curtis Hanson
United States, Germany, 2002
Drama, Music


Jimmy, known to his friends as Rabbit, is a young man trying to make his way out of the burned-out shell of inner-city Detroit. Rabbit’s also a white kid trying to make music in a predominantly African-American community and culture, with the help of his friends and new girlfriend, Alex.

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8 Mile Directed by Curtis Hanson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2003 | Winner: Best Music, Original Song

Golden Globes (USA)

2003 | Nominee: Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2003 | Nominee: Most Promising Performer

Critics reviews

As compromised as it may be, 8 Mile succeeds in both playing to the fantasies of Eminem’s fans, and intriguing the uninitiated.
January 01, 2003
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