Words are weapons in the world’s most brutal lyrical sport.
Bodied is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Joseph Kahn . It was written by Alex Larsen and produced by Eminem, his manager Paul Rosenberg, and Adi Shankar. The movie first premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival The film stars Calum Worthy as Adam, a graduate student who becomes a competitive battle rapper after becoming immersed in the scene while working on his graduate thesis on the subject.
Here is the synopsis for the film:
A progressive graduate student finds success and sparks outrage when his interest in battle rap as a thesis subject becomes a competitive obsession.
Check out the poster for the film below: