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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
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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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Everything you've dreamed of...Everything you've hoped for and fought for...It all comes down to this. 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  »

Box Office

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$19,604,000 (USA)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The poem that Cody Lambert (Red Mitchell) reads on the way to Cheyenne is actually a shortened collection of stanzas from a poem called "Legacy of a Rodeo Man" by Baxter Black. See more »

Goofs

Red Rock was not Lane's 10th and final bull at the 1987 National Finals Rodeo. See more »

Quotes

[after Lane gets kicked in the groin by the bull]
Kellie Frost: Is he OK?
Cody Lambert: He's fine. He ain't gonna be such a romantic buckaroo for a while but he'll be fine.
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Connections

Referenced in Rescue Me: Commitment (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Lane's Theme
Bill Conti
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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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