R | | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
In real life, Denzel Washington and the actors who play his opponents in the ring classify as heavyweights. Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter is 5'8" and 155 pounds, about four inches shorter and nearly 40 pounds lighter than Washington after he the slimmed down to play Hurricane.
Ladies and gentlemen, this fine young fighter will be right here in Pittsburg on the boxing cog, this Monday night.
When Carter's Federal Court victory is announced, jubilant inmates hurl waste paper from the cell decks to the floor below. In the background a huge pile of waste paper can be seen, the obvious residue of previous takes
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