R | | Drama, Music
A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.
The title is a reference to 8 Mile Road, which separates Detroit from seven northern suburbs. Marshall Mathers grew up near 8 Mile Road and filmed parts of his "The Way I Am" video there.
That's why brothers need to sign themselves a deal. I'm telling you record labels supply niggas with the kind of benefits they need.
Sol: Dawg, we sign us a deal you can take the motherfucking benefits. We're talking Bentley's and Benjamins, not Blue ...
When Alex confronts B-Rabbit in the parking lot to chat, she tells him that she's heard that he's a real dope rapper but she already heard him rapping earlier in the movie just before B-Rabbit and his friends are confronted by the free world members. She later admits this to him. At first she just doesn't want him to know that she heard him.
The final credit reads, "Filmed on location in the 313"
$51,240,555 (USA) (10 November 2002)
$116,724,075 (USA) (9 March 2003)
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