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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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Cast

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Clyde Frost
Cameron Finley ...
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Elsie Frost
Dustin Mayfield ...
Teenage Lane
Clyde Frost ...
Couple #1
Elsie Frost ...
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Tuff Hedeman
Red Mitchell ...
Cody Lambert
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Amarillo Cowboy
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Amarillo Cowboy
Clint Burkey ...
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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The sport made him a Legend. His heart made him a Hero. 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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Eight Seconds  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$19,604,000 (USA)
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Trivia

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

Goofs

When Lane and Kellie are talking about having her father finance their new house, Kelly keeps talking even while they kiss as he gets into the truck. See more »

Quotes

Cody Lambert: That's what we need Tuff, a trademark.
Tuff: I got one, it's hard, full of juice, and barely fits in my jeans.
Lane Frost: Ohhh, Tuff.
Tuff: It's my flask, Lane. Cody, want some OJ?
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

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Just Once
David Lee Murphy
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Almost entirely accurate depiction...
6 March 2000 | by (Monroe, LA) – See all my reviews

This movie captures the life and times of legendary professional bull rider Lane Frost. However, there are a few things that are added to the facts and a few facts that are left out. The director felt that Lane's real-life story was "too good to be true" and needed a little pizzazz. All in all, this was a great movie (even though you'll probably be crying by the time it's all over, yes even you tough men out there!)


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