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.
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.
Towards the end when Rubin Carter is in court, there are numerous occasions when you can hear the courtroom observers talking and whispering to each other. In the camera shots of the observers, there is not one person that is visibly talking.