The Hurricane

The Hurricane (1999)

His greatest fight was for justice.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1999-09-17
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 1334 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 26min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Norman Jewison
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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.

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  • Denzel Washington

    as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
  • Vicellous Shannon

    as Lesra Martin
  • Deborah Kara Unger

    as Lisa Peters
  • Liev Schreiber

    as Sam Chaiton
  • John Hannah

    as Terry
  • Dan Hedaya

    as Della Pesca
  • Debbi Morgan

    as Mae Thelma
  • Clancy Brown

    as Lt. Jimmy Williams
  • David Paymer

    as Myron Bedlock
  • Harris Yulin

    as Leon Friedman
  • Rod Steiger

    as Judge Sarokin
  • Badja Djola

    as Mobutu
  • Vincent Pastore

    as Alfred Bello
  • Al Waxman

    as Warden
  • David Lansbury

    as U.S. Court Prosecutor
  • Garland Whitt

    as John Artis
  • Chuck Cooper

    as Earl Martin
  • Brenda Denmark

    as Alma Martin
  • Marcia Bennett

    as Jean Wahl
  • Beatrice Winde

    as Louise Cockersham
  • Mitchell Taylor Jr.

    as Young Rubin Carter
  • Bill Raymond

    as Paterson Judge
  • Merwin Goldsmith

    as Judge Larner
  • John A. MacKay

    as Man at Falls
  • Donnique Privott

    as Boy at the Falls
  • Moynan King

    as Tina Barbieri
  • Gary DeWitt Marshall

    as Nite Spot Cabbie
  • John Christopher Jones

    as Reporter at Bar
  • Gwendolyn Mulamba

    as Nite Spot Woman
  • Richard M. Davidson

    as Paterson Detective
  • George T. Odom

    as Big Ed
  • Tonye Patano

    as Woman at Prison
  • Fulvio Cecere

    as Paterson Policeman
  • Phillip Jarrett

    as Soldier #1 in U.S.O. Club
  • Rodney "Bear" Jackson

    as Soldier #2 in U.S.O. Club
  • Judi Embden

    as Woman in U.S.O. Club
  • Terry Claybon

    as Emile Griffith
  • Ben Hernandez Bray

    as Joey Giardello
  • Mike Justus

    as Joey Cooper
  • Kenneth McGregor

    as Detective at Hospital
  • Frank Proctor

    as Pittsburgh Ring Announcer
  • Peter Wylie

    as Pittsburgh Referee
  • David Gray

    as Pittsburgh TV Announcer
  • Joe Matheson

    as Philadelphia Ring Announcer
  • Bill Lake

    as Philadelphia TV Announcer
  • Robin Ward

    as Reading, PA. TV Announcer
  • Pippa Pearthree

    as Patty Valentine
  • Jean Daigle

    as Detective
  • Rob Evans

    as Detective at Lafayette Bar
  • Scott Gibson

    as Reporter at Banquet
  • Ann Holloway

    as Cashier
  • Bruce McFee

    as Prison Guard
  • Conrad Bergschneider

    as Prison Guard
  • Zoran Radusinovic

    as Prison Guard
  • Michael Bodnar

    as Prison Guard
  • Carson Manning

    as Prison Guard
  • Debrah Ellen Waller

    as Prison Guard
  • Richard Litt

    as Prison Guard
  • Adam Large

    as Prison Guard
  • Peter Graham

    as Prisoner with Camera
  • Satori Shakoor

    as Prison Guard
  • George Masswohl

    as Mechanic
  • Lawrence Sacco

    as New Jersey Policeman
  • David Frisch

    as New Jersey Policeman
  • Ralph Brown

    as Federal Court Assistant Prosecutor
  • Dyron Holmes

    as Reporter
  • Ryan Williams

    as Elstan Martin
  • Bruce Vavrina

    as St. Joseph's Doctor
  • Brenda Braxton

    as Dancer with John Artis
  • Christopher Riordan

    as Jury Foreman
  • Harry Davis

    as Reading, PA. Referee
Production Norman Jewison Producer
Sound Christopher Young Original Music Composer
Writing Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter Novel
Editing Stephen E. Rivkin Editor
Directing Norman Jewison Director
Production Armyan Bernstein Producer
Writing Armyan Bernstein Screenplay
Writing Dan Gordon Screenplay
Camera Roger Deakins Director of Photography
Production John Ketcham Producer
Art Philip Rosenberg Production Design
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Art Gordon Sim Set Decoration
Art Dennis Davenport Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Winnie D. Brown Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Aggie Guerard Rodgers Costume Design
Directing Samantha Armstrong Script Supervisor
Production Robin D. Cook Casting
Costume & Make-Up John Caglione Jr. Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Irene Kent Makeup Artist
Production Thomas A. Bliss Executive Producer
Production Suzann Ellis Co-Producer
Production Michael Jewison Co-Producer
Production Tom Rosenberg Executive Producer
Production Marc Abraham Executive Producer
Production Irving Azoff Executive Producer
Production Jean-Yves Asselin Line Producer
Production William Teitler Executive Producer
Production Jon Jashni Co-Producer
Production Rudy Langlais Executive Producer
Crew Shelley Cook Stunts
Writing Sam Chaiton Book
Writing Terry Swinton Book