"Eminem wins by a knockout!" raves Rolling Stone, as the Grammy Award(R)-winning phenomenon makes his feature film debut in this gripping story about the boundaries that hold us back - and the courage that can set us free. For Jimmy Smith, Jr. (Eminem), life is a daily fight just to keep hope alive. Feeding his dreams in Detroit's vibrant music scene, Jimmy wages an extraordinary personal struggle to find his own voice - and earn a place in a world where rhymes rule, legends are born and every moment is another chance. From Academy Award(R) winner Curtis Hanson (L.A. CONFIDENTIAL) and Oscar(R)-winning producer Brian Grazer (A BEAUTIFUL MIND), 8 MILE is the triumphant film Time Magazine hails as "Powerful!" and Entertainment Weekly applauds as "Electrifying and Mesmerizing!"