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8 Seconds (1994)

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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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Clyde Frost
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Elsie Frost
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Teenage Lane
Clyde Frost ...
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Tuff Hedeman
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Amarillo Cowboy
Joe Stevens ...
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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Champions aren't raised. They're clocked. 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

Cody Lambert (Red Mitchell) is seen many times reading original poems. In reality, Cody Lambert does not write poems. 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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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.203 (2013) See more »

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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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