The Hurricane Poster

Release Date: January 14th, 2000

DVD Release Date: July 11th, 2000

R|2 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber, John Hannah, Dan Hedaya, Debbi Morgan, Clancy Brown

Director: Norman Jewison

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Beacon Communications, Azoff Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: 1980s, Prison, Quest, Inspiring, 1970s, Emotional, 1960s, Murder, Bar, Gripping

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Awards

Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role