The Hurricane

Corrected entry: From the time that Lesra purchases and reads Rubin Carter's book (1973), to the time of Carter's final trial (1985), Lesra as well as the Canadian family don't seem to age in these 12 years.

Correction: Carter wrote the book in 1973, but the scene where Lezra buys it is several years later (he buys it at a used book bazaar). I don't think the movie specifies when that scene takes place, but in real life it happened after Carter's second trial, so it was at least 1977.

Correction: Unfortunately this film is another example of Hollywood vs. History. Rubin Carter & John Artis were NEVER exonerated for the crime and indeed before deciding on the "facts" of the case one should view both sides of the complete story before reaching judgement. For this reason I have added a link (In the link section) to facilitate this purpose: "The other side of the story".

Corrected entry: When the witness takes the money from the till of the bar after the murders have been committed, on the way out he steps over the female victim who is clearly moving her right hand although she is meant to be dead.

Correction: She was not meant to be dead, she was seen twitching when he entered the bar as well. Mortally wounded, but not dead yet.


Other mistake: When Lesra is on the bus visiting Rubin for the first time you see a shot of him through the window. The bus is rocking and you can hear the engine (as though the bus is moving) but the reflection in the window remains the same.

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Theo: We're looking for two Negros in a white car.
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: Any two will do?

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Trivia: In reality, after the trial when Rubin is released after 20 yrs, he actually didn't speak to the press. He had a decoy dress in his coat and left out the back.

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