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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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John G. Avildsen

Writer:

Monte Merrick
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Rebhorn ... Clyde Frost
Cameron Finley ... Young Lane
Carrie Snodgress ... Elsie Frost
Dustin Mayfield Dustin Mayfield ... Teenage Lane
Clyde Frost Clyde Frost ... Couple #1
Elsie Frost Elsie Frost ... Couple #2
Luke Perry ... Lane Frost
Stephen Baldwin ... Tuff Hedeman
Red Mitchell Red Mitchell ... Cody Lambert
Gabriel Folse ... Amarillo Cowboy
Joe Stevens ... Amarillo Cowboy
Clint Burkey Clint Burkey ... Travis
Cynthia Geary ... Kellie Frost
Ronnie Claire Edwards ... 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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eight Seconds See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$19,604,000
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DTS | Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tuff Hedeman actually did ride an extra eight seconds in memory of Lane. See more »

Goofs

Lane's father, Clyde (James Rebhorn), is portrayed as judgmental and unaffectionate. However, according to family and friends, Clyde Frost was very supportive and loving to his son. See more »

Quotes

Tuff: [six months after Lane died] Back in the spring, Lane said 'this is your year', that I'd win the big one. I told him he was full of it. Here it is, a couple of weeks away, and I really believe I got a chance. I never had anybody believe that much in me.
Kellie Frost: He really loved you, Tuff.
[camera switches to a tear going down Tuff's face]
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Referenced in Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later: Reunion (2017) See more »

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Great movie
26 December 2002 | by kermitpupSee all my reviews

This is a great movie and Luke Perry does a great job of playing Lane Frost. While it is not entirely factual, it does give a fairly accurate description of life in the rodeo. This is one of those movies I can watch over and over again. If you don't like bulls, dirt, and the cowboy way..... don't rent this movie. However it is a must see for any rodeo fan.


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