Released Date
December 29, 1999
Distributor
Universal Pictures
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$50,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$50,699,241 + $23,257,000 = $73,956,241
67

Denzel Washington

as Rubin The Hurricane Carter

63

Clancy Brown

as Lt. Jimmy Williams

54

Liev Schreiber

as Sam Chaiton

59

John Hannah

as Terry Swinton

65

Debbi Morgan

as Mae Thelma Carter

1925-2002

Rod Steiger

as Judge H. Lee Sarokin

81

Dan Hedaya

as Det. Sgt. Della Pesca

67

David Paymer

as Myron Beldock

75

Vincent Pastore

as Alfred Bello

55

Deborah Kara Unger

as Lisa Peters

84

Harris Yulin

as Leon Friedman

1924-2004

Beatrice Winde

as Louise Cockersham

About The Hurricane

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

About

Aspiring boxer Rubin Carter is wrongly accused for three New Jersey murders and is sent to 3 life terms in prison. The story follows Rubin's experience in jail and his freedom afterwards. 

Trivia

Denzel Washington trained for over a year with a boxing coach to prepare for his role. Denzel Washington was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.