The Hurricane (1999)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama, Sport

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The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.



  • Director Norman Jewison
  • Denzel Washington in The Hurricane (1999)
  • Denzel Washington stars as Rubin Carter
  • Denzel Washington in The Hurricane (1999)
  • Denzel Washington stars as Rubin Carter
  • Denzel Washington on the set with director Norman Jewison

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Director Norman Jewison showed the film uncompleted at the 1999 Toronto International Film Festival, without credits or proper color. He had been working on the movie the night before it was shown, and submitted it to the festival with the film still splinted ... ...


Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, this fine young fighter will be right here in Pittsburg on the boxing cog, this Monday night.


When Larsa, Lisa and the two Canadian men get out of a cab in downtown New York to meet with Ruben's Lawyers, the cab shows the starting fare as $2.00, the fare in the 1980s was $1.10.


Plot Summary


Biography | Drama | Sport

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