The Hurricane

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Denzel Washington is Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of 3 people in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John... read more
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Denzel Washington is Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of 3 people in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis were sentenced to 3 life terms in prison.

Original Release

09/17/1999

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Cast

Denzel Washington Rubin Carter
Deborah Kara Unger Lisa
Liev Schreiber Sam
John Hannah Terry
Dan Hedaya Della Pesca
Debbi Morgan Mae Thelma
Clancy Brown Lt. Jimmy Williams
David Paymer Myron Bedlock
Harris Yulin Leon Friedman
Rod Steiger Judge Sarokin
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Norman Jewison

Writers

Armyan Bernstein, Dan Gordon, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, Sam Chaiton, Terry Swinton

Cast

Denzel Washington Rubin Carter
Deborah Kara Unger Lisa
Liev Schreiber Sam
John Hannah Terry
Dan Hedaya Della Pesca
Debbi Morgan Mae Thelma
Clancy Brown Lt. Jimmy Williams
David Paymer Myron Bedlock
Harris Yulin Leon Friedman
Rod Steiger Judge Sarokin
Badja Djola Mobutu
Al Waxman Warden
David Lansbury U.S. Court Prosecutor
Garland Whitt John Artis
Chuck Cooper Earl Martin
Brenda Denmark Alma Martin
Marcia Bennett Jean Wahl
Beatrice Winde Louise Cockersham
Mitchell Taylor Jr. Young Rubin Carter
Bill Raymond Paterson Judge

Producers

Marc Abraham Executive Producer
Irving Azoff Executive Producer
Thomas Bliss Executive Producer
Rudy Langlais Executive Producer
Tom Rosenberg Executive Producer
William Teitler Executive Producer
Norman Jewison Producer
Armyan Bernstein Producer
John Ketcham Producer
Marc Abraham Producer
Thomas Bliss Producer
Jean-Yves Asselin Producer
Suzann Ellis Producer
Jon Jashni Producer
Michael Jewison Producer

Editors

Stephen E. Rivkin

2000 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
2000 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
2000 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
2000 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Won
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