8 Mile (2002) Poster



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Edited into 

And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
The Shady National Convention (2004) (TV Special)
This movie is referenced


Citizen Kane (1941)
Austerity, rise, empowerment, vanity and conflict.
Leave It to Beaver (1957) (TV Series)
Rocky (1976)
Finding Forrester (2000)
Both films have the infamous line: "You're the man now, dog!"
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Like the line from Vanilla Sky, the tagline for 8 Mile was "Every moment is a chance to turn it all around", even though Eminem's rap for 8 Mile had the line "You only get one shot".

Referenced in 

Jet Set Radio Future (2002) (Video Game)
Lyrics in one song says "...be ready to face off like Cage and Eminem."
Saturday Night Live: Brittany Murphy/Nelly (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced during Brittany Murphy's monologue.
Anne B. Real (2003)
It is referenced in the film's tagline. This film's story has parallels to 8 Mile.
Gilmore Girls: Die, Jerk (2003) (TV Episode)
Rory calls Sandra's life story "8 Mile meets Fame."
Rahtree: Flower of the Night (2003)
poster on the wall of one of the apartments
Samba in Mettmann (2004)
poster in window of video-store
South Park: You Got F'd in the A (2004) (TV Episode)
Music from the film plays as Stan realises he has to take part in a music contest, just like in this film.
Marseille (2004)
Advertised on a bus.
Eminem AKA (2004) (Video)
Title mentioned/many still frames used
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
White Men Can't Rap (2005)
White Rapper at black club
Helping Teenagers Fight Cancer (2005) (Video)
Poster is seen
Saturday Night Live: Jack Black/Neil Young (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
Gilmore Girls: Just Like Gwen and Gavin (2006) (TV Episode)
Lorelai mentions "8 Mile" when she sees Taylor wearing a hood and tracksuit.
100 höjdare: När hybrisen kom till byn (2006) (TV Episode)
Fredrik talks about this movie
Andy Barker, P.I.: Pilot (2007) (TV Episode)
Poster in window of Video Riot.
20 to 1: 50 to 01: Great Movie One Liners (2007) (TV Episode)
In a segment on the line "I could have been a contender, I could have been somebody", Mikey Robins compares Marlon Brando in On The Waterfront to Eminem in this movie with his "one moment, one shot".
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: K&R: Part 2 (2007) (TV Episode)
A writer proposes the film as the basis for a sketch.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
A character mentions the film.
Spring Breakdown (2009)
mentioned during The Movie Numbers Game
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Best Friend (2009) (TV Episode)
A character, Jeff Barnes (Scott Krinsky), quotes the lyrics from the 8 Mile soundtrack : "one shot, one opportunity,..."
Greek: Isn't It Bro-mantic? (2009) (TV Episode)
When talking about 9 1/2 weeks Ashley mentions that there is a scene where the mother from 8 mile
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.83 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Animals in Movies?"
Saturday Night Live: Jon Hamm/Michael Bublé (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Justice Sotomayor (Nasim Pedrad) on Weekend Update
The Office: The Delivery: Part 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Pam says, "I don't want the first thing that the baby hears to be the '8 Mile' soundtrack!"
Carpe Millennium (2010) (Short)
Kevin is introduced staring into the mirror before vomiting out of nervousness.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Robin Hood/Letters to Juliet/Just Wright (2010) (TV Episode)
Best rapper turned actor performance: Eminem
Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Telling Daphne about his meeting with Sergio, Aaron says "It was like 8 Mile."
The Cleveland Show: Harder, Better, Faster, Browner (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Cleveland
Visionado obligado: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (2011) (TV Episode)
poster shown
Revenge: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Nostalgia Chick: Crossroads (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed.
Zeke and Luther: Sk8 Mile (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Revenge: Chaos (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #29.13 (2012) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movie by Oscar-Winning Song" category
Bad Movie Beatdown: Set Up (2013) (TV Episode)
Rap Critic says he likes this movie
Jeopardy!: Episode #29.160 (2013) (TV Episode)
referenced in a clue in "Single Named Singers" category
The Congress (2013)
A poster of the fictitious film "9 Kilometers" is seen at the Miramount studio, featuring the same yellow typeface and basic poster design.
Arrested Development: The B. Team (2013) (TV Episode)
Poster seen
That Music Show: 2005 vs. 1995 (2013) (TV Episode)
Nick asks Alex James a question about Eminem's Oscar win for "Lose Yourself" from the 8 Mile soundtrack.
We're the Millers (2013)
In the barbershop, David tells Casey that she looked like Eminem from 8 Mile.
Hollywood Game Night: Clue Boom-Boom Pow (2014) (TV Episode)
Title used in Movie Mashup game.
Three Times Manon: Deux (2014) (TV Episode)
Movie poster is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.64 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mekhi Phifer appearing in the movie is mentioned.
Spring (2014)
Evan and another guy talk about this film in the car.
The Brittany Murphy Story (2014) (TV Movie)
Brittany's role in the film is referenced.
Love (2015)
A copy of the film is visible on Murphy's shelf.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.4 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "A Song in That Movie" category
I Go Crazy (2017)
Poster in Christian's room
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Reptilicus (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah sings a brief parody of "Lose Yourself"
Luc Turgeon's Channel: Channel Update + Room Tour. (2017) (TV Episode)
Blu-Ray is seen.
Best of the Worst: Bigfoot vs D.B. Cooper, Black Cougar, and Raw Force (2017) (TV Episode)
Rich Evans describes Black Cougar as "8 Mile meets Toys"
Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (2017) (TV Special)
Minhaj compares his "Daily Show" audition with the rap battle in the film.
The $100,000 Pyramid: Bobby Moynihan vs. Melissa Fumero and Terry Crews vs. Andre Braugher (2018) (TV Episode)
Correct answer in "I Got Your Number"
The Oscars (2019) (TV Special)
"Lose Yourself" mentioned during Best Original Song presentation
The Kill Count: It Follows (2014) (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: 92nd Academy Awards Review (2020) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Eminem's filmography.


Imitation of Life (1959)
When Rabbit enters his mother's trailer, she is watching "Imitation of Life" - another film that centers around race.
Little Skeeter (1969) (Short)
Barney & Friends (1992) (TV Series)

Featured in 

Eminem: Lose Yourself (2002) (Video)
Including several scenes from 8 Mile
The Making of '8 Mile' (2003) (TV Short)
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
2003 MTV Video Music Awards (2003) (TV Special)
"Lose Yourself" wins for "Best Video from a Film"
The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV Movie)
The Evolution of Eminem (2004) (TV Short)
The show has clips of this movie in it.
Eminem: Live from New York City (2005) (TV Special)
brief clip is shown
Eminem: The Final Countdown (2005) (TV Short)
brief clips are shown
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Clip played during segment of music songs
Visionado obligado: Capturing the Friedmans (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Modern Movie Soundtracks Guys Love (2013) (TV Episode)
The soundtrack for 8 Mile is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Theme Songs (2013) (TV Episode)
"Lose Yourself" by Eminem is #9.
The Tanning of America: All Around the World (2014) (TV Episode)
Features clips from the film
WatchMojo: Top 10 Oscar-Winning Songs (2014) (TV Episode)
"Lose Yourself" by Eminem is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Insults (2014) (TV Episode)
Epic Rap Battle is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hood Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
8 Mile is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Songs that Gained Popularity Through their Use in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
"Shook Ones (Part II)" by Mobb Deep gets an honorable mention.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: Samurai Cop Rap (2015) (TV Episode)
Mark alludes to it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Ending Songs (2015) (TV Episode)
"Lose Yourself" by Eminem is #2.
Honest Trailers: 8 Mile (2015) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
WatchMojo: Top 10 Modern Movie Theme Songs (2016) (TV Episode)
"Lose Yourself" by Eminem is #1.
The Guest Book: Story Nine (2017) (TV Episode)
Jacob watches the movie and falls in love with Brittany Murphy.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Releases Coming to/Leaving Netflix in June 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
8 Mile is the #5 title leaving Netflix in June 2018.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Great Movie Performances by Musicians (2018) (TV Episode)
Eminem's performance in 8 Mile is #6.
The Oscars (2020) (TV Special)
Seen in "Impact of Music" montage

Spoofed in 

Weird Al Presents Al-TV (2003) (TV Special)
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
George is like B-Rabbit.
South Park: Christian Rock Hard (2003) (TV Episode)
Cartman writes some (Christian) lyrics on his hand while he is listening to music on a bus, like Eminem in 8 Mile
Eminem: Just Lose It (2004) (Video)
The video contains a parody of a rap battle scene from 8 Mile in which it is Eminem, as B-Rabbit, versus Eminem, as Slim Shady.
D' Anothers (2005)
The rap battle was spoofed.
Robot Chicken: Rodiggity (2006) (TV Episode)
Bugs Bunny stars in 8 Carrot.
P. Rappa's Nth Mile Dilemma (2007) (Video)
The Cleveland Show: Brotherly Love (2010) (TV Episode)
Jr. and Kenny's rap battle
American Dad!: The Worst Stan (2011) (TV Episode)
The scene where Stan is sitting on a bus writing best man toasts
Matty Speller: Professional Gangster (2012) (Short)
The rap battle scene
Tooken (2015)
Poster titled "8 Mile Dong"

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