8 Seconds is a 1994 American biographical drama film directed by John G. Avildsen. The title refers to the length of time a bull rider is required to stay on for a ride to be scored. The film stars Luke Perry as American rodeo legend Lane Frost and focuses on his life and career as a bull riding champion. 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.