The Hurricane


Based on the true story of American boxer Rubin Carter, who was sent to jail for life for a murder he didn't commit. He never gave up hope, adopting attitudes to his situation to help him break the power of the system over him. He wrote a book about his life, which was picked up by a black teenager staying in Canada. This teenager and the people he was staying with were the catalysts that eventually got Carter his freedom.


155 minutes.
No persons under 10 (Violence) .
Drama

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Credits

Cast
Denzel Washington, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Deborah Unger, Liev Shreiber, John Hannah, Dan Hedaya
Director
Norman Jewison
ScreenplayArmyan Bernstein, Dan Gordon, based on the books by Sam Chaiton & Terry Swinton and Rubin Carter
MusicChristoper Young
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in1999
Produced byUniversal Pictures, Azoff Entertainment, Beacon Communications

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Movies for Africa
Ian Douglas
10
Cape Argus
Aldrin Naidu
15
Cape Argus
Adrian Monteath
10
The Cape Times
Jean-Pierre Rossouw
10
The Star
Joanna Rix
12
Die Burger
Herman Wasserman
5
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
SA City Life
Tony Jackman
15
TV3 Screenplay
Sandy Ngema
18
SAfm Saturday Wired
Alan Swerdlow
12
eye Weekly
Tom Lyons
10
Box Office
Susan Green
15
Rough Cut
Morgan Fouch
15
Total Film
Simon Crook
15
Film Review
James Cameron-Wilson
10
Uncut
Gavin Martin
10

What the People say

Internet
1601 Netizens
16

Average .. 63%

13

Visitor Ratings

Scale (Max)20
Caitlin Costello 20

Average .. 100%

20

Visitor Comments

Caitlin Costello 14: The movie ''The Hurricane'' is my favorite movie of all times! It has to be the most realistic movie ever made. I got so interested in The Hurricane that I begged my Mum to buy the book for me. I love it! It is a great story and even I can relate to this man very much.






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