Hurricane, The

Lists: Drama, Boxing

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

Overall Ranking: 603 (Rank from 1999: # 15)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 66.67%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi88
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80
Dan O'Neill80 - The Hurricane is a powerful film that boasts a fresh way of story-telling and a excellent performance from Washington, but seems to suffer from some inaccuracies, and a slight bit of misfires.
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People Involved

  • Denzel Washington (Rubin "Hurricane" Carter)
  • Vicellous Reon Shannon (Lesra Martin)
  • Deborah Kara Unger (Lisa Peters)
  • Liev Schreiber (Sam Chaiton)
  • Norman Jewison (Director)