The Hurricane

Trivia: In the film, Hurricane Carter is shown as having published a book called "The Sixteenth Round." This book, as well as parts of Sam Chaiton's (played in the film by Liev Schreiber) book "Lazarus and the Hurricane," is what the film is adapted from.

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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.

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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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.

More mistakes in The Hurricane

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

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