66. 8 Mile (2002)
Director: Curtis Hanson
Stars: Eminem, Kim Basinger, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon, Anthony Mackie, Chloe Greenfield, Taryn Manning, Evan Jones, Omar Benson Miller, Eugene Byrd
Eminem's polished, emotive biopic transformed him from national scourge to national hero and brilliantly demonstated the rhyme-writing process, legitimizing the art form in the eyes of Middle America. Because real hip-hop gives a shit what Middle America thinks of it.