8 Mile is a 2002 American drama movie starring rapper Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy and Mekhi Phifer. It is set in 1995 in Detroit, Michigan.
The film tells about a young white rapper living in inner city Detroit. He tries to make a rap career but most rappers are African Americans.
The film was a critical and financial success. Eminem won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Lose Yourself".