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8 Seconds (1994)

This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert.

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Clyde Frost
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Elsie Frost
Dustin Mayfield ...
Teenage Lane
Clyde Frost ...
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Tuff Hedeman
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Amarillo Cowboy
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Amarillo Cowboy
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Travis
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Kellie Frost
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Carolyn Kyle
John Swasey ...
Drunk Cowboy
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This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert. Written by Michael Crew <m.crew@bbcnc.org.uk>

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Hang on for the ride of your life! See more »


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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »

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25 February 1994 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$19,604,000 (USA)
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Stephen Baldwin, who portrays Tuff Hedeman, quietly donated his earnings from the movie to the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund. JCCF provides financial assistance to cowboys injured during rodeos. See more »

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When the bull blows and Tuff is bucked off, his face is shown covered in mud. The mud disappears and reappears. See more »

Quotes

Kellie Frost: They say it's not when you get hurt bull ridin', it's how bad.
Lane Frost: Naa, the bulls don't want nuthin' to do with ya. They just wanna buck you off and get on with there business. A'sides... people'll heard you a lot sooner.
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A great film about love and friendship.
30 May 2003 | by (Sugar Hill, Ga.) – See all my reviews

8 Seconds is probably my favorite film. It's not the best film on Earth, mind you; but it's the one I like watching the most. Luke Perry does a great job of portraying Lane Frost. It's a definite must-see for people who like films about love and friendship. The love story between Lane and Kelly shows all their ups and downs, through all of Lane's successes and failures (which happen in conjunction with the ups and downs in their personal lives). Then there is the friendship between Lane and Tuff Hedeman (Stephen Baldwin), which shows through even when Tuff is being hard on him. The film manages to avoid a lot of sentimentality and cliche film making. Worth your while to check it out.


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