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 "Beverly Hills 90210" heartthrob Luke Perry.
Lane Frost (Perry), Tuff Hedeman (Stephen Baldwin), and Cody Lambert (Red Mitchell), are three up-and-coming rodeo bareback riders whose friendship is complicated by amiable rivalry. Lane's natural shyness inhibits him from wooing Kellie Kyle (Cynthia Geary), a young rider whose overprotective
mom, Carolyn (Ronnie Claire Edwards), is a confirmed bullpen stage mother. When he finally asks Kellie out for a dinner date, they hit it off desp...