This feature is not available right now please try again later. Professional bull-riding the roughest, most dangerous, most grueling competitive sport life or death victory or defeat decided atop a 2,000 pound bull in 8 seconds. Since 8 seconds is both a hollywood movie and an elegy for a real-life hero, it, of course, ennobles that world and softens its harsher edges and in its final minutes, it comes perilously close.
Unfortunately, fact is duller than fiction in this seemingly over-authorized telling of the life of lane frost, a world champion bull-rider who died in the ring at age 23. Lane clyde frost (october 12, 1963 - july 30, 1989) was an american professional bull rider and professional rodeo cowboys association (prca) member, who died in the arena at the 1989 cheyenne frontier days rodeo as a result of injuries sustained when the bull takin' care of business struck him after the ride.
Review: despite its brief theatrical release, 8 seconds, based on the career of the late rodeo star lane frost, is essentially mediocre tv-movie fare, designed to showcase the popularity of. In eight seconds (the title refers to the minimum amount of time a rider must stay on a bull in competition), lane frost is a young man from oklahoma who learns to ride, hoping to win the approval. The strange thing is, after watching 8 seconds, the genial rise-to-glory biopic that has been fashioned from frost's life, i was still thinking that yes, this would make a terrific movie as.
Lane frost was immortalized when the movie eight seconds, produced by michael shamberg and starring luke perry, retold his story shamberg got interested in the project after he saw the george michael sports machine's special eulogy to lane on tv. An all time favorite the film version: cody lambert, tuff hedeman, lane frost find this pin and more on 8 seconds (the movie) & lane frost by abbi trimnell 8 seconds, favorite movie in the whole world, such a sad story. If only the filmmakers responsible for 8 seconds (general release) were half as good at riding the bull as their rodeo hero lane frost it's an inspirational bio-pic without a trace of inspiration frost--played here by luke perry--was the youngest world champion bull-rider ever, before he died in a rodeo accident in 1989. In 1994, the film 8 seconds which chronicles the life of lane frost was released while the movie 8 seconds was about lane, it was not a documentary while the movie 8 seconds was about lane, it was not a documentary. I saw the movie 8 seconds after going to my first rodeo as a huge rodeo fan i loved the movie and give it a ten on the scale it was a wonderful representation of lane frost's life i watched the movie with lane frost's biggest fan and as we were watching the movie he correctly pointed out a couple misleadings in the film.
The movie 8 seconds dramatizes 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. It also features stephen baldwin as tuff hedeman, and red mitchell as cowboy poet cody lambert notably, there is an early appearance by renée zellweger stars: luke perry, stephen baldwin, red mitchell, cynthia geary | ebay. My heroes have always been cowboys was dedicated to frost, and several years after his death the movie 8 seconds, based on frost's life and starring luke perry (of beverly hills 90210 fame), was released in 1994 promoted with the tag line, the sport made him a legend. Eight seconds comes billed as the true story of lane frost, one of the youngest national champions in rodeo history, who was able to win the title more easily than the approval of his father in memoriam 1942 - 2013 roger ebert loved movies.
8 seconds tells the life story of the late lane frost, the greatest bull rider ever, who sadly was killed at the young age of 28, in the prime of his career and his legacy still lives on today i'm a huge fan of the pcra rodeo circuit, for decades have religious followed the circuit, like everything. There are 2 major differences between lane's life and the movie 8 seconds first of all, by all accounts, cyde frost, lane's father, is no where near as stubborn and removed as he is portrayed by the film. 8 seconds is a 1994 american biographical drama film directed by john g avildsen its title refers to the length of time a bull rider is required to stay on for a ride to be scored it stars luke perry as american rodeo legend lane frost and focuses on his life and career as a bull riding champion.
8 seconds tells the life story of the late lane frost, the greatest bull rider ever, who sadly was killed at the young age of 28, in the prime of his career and his legacy still lives on today. 8 seconds is the true story of professional bull rider lane frost the film shows the young lane learning the tricks of bull riding from his father, who was also a professional bull rider lane's father pushes his son to become a champion bull rider lane and his two friends begin to tour the.