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8 Seconds (1994)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama, Sport  |  25 February 1994 (USA)
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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.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Clyde Frost
Cameron Finley ...
Elsie Frost
Dustin Mayfield ...
Teenage Lane
Clyde Frost ...
Couple #1
Elsie Frost ...
Couple #2
Tuff Hedeman
Red Mitchell ...
Cody Lambert
Amarillo Cowboy
Amarillo Cowboy
Clint Burkey ...
Kellie Frost
Ronnie Claire Edwards ...
Carolyn Kyle
John Swasey ...
Drunk Cowboy


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 <>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Champions aren't raised. They're clocked. See more »


Biography | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 February 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Eight Seconds  »

Box Office


$7,000,000 (estimated)


$19,604,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


'Perry, Luke' and 'Baldwin, Stephen' learned to ride bulls, and performed some of their own stunts. See more »


The film shows the "Challenge of Champions" between Frost and Red Rock as a series of 3 match-ups, all of which taking place in Texas. However, the Challenge was a really series of 7 match-ups (4 of which Frost won) and took place in California, Oregon, and Utah. See more »


Tuff: Were a tradition. Last of the dyin' breed.
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »


If I Had Only Known
Reba McEntire
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11 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie when it came out. I think this is what created my love for bull riding. Well watching it that is. I have so much respect for those who go and do this every day for a living. I fell in love with 8 seconds the very first time I saw it. It is my favorite movie of all times. It will continue to be forever. I cry every time I see it. I don't know how a person can sit and not cry from watching it. The songs they chose for the movie are perfect. Reba's "If I had Only Known." That's a tear jerker in it's self. Also Billy Dean's song "Once and A While." I think? Great song too. And the pictures of Lane at the end. Oh my. I just couldn't stop crying. It was amazing. The fact that this is about a real person I think makes it so much more better.

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