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: In one flashback to a Carter-fight, while Carter is resting someone rubs his back with a sponge to cool him off. The sponge is dry when it should have been wet.

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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: He who bemoans the lack of opportunity, forgets that small doors many times open up into large rooms.

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Trivia: After Hurricane Carter was arrested, a number of celebrities stepped forward to pledge their support for him. One celebrity was Bob Dylan, who is shown performing his song "Hurricane," which is also included on the film's soundtrack.

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