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Release Date: December 29, 1999Running Time: 125 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $50,668,906.00
Genre: Biopic, Drama, Sports

Cast:

Denzel Washington

Vicellous Reon Shannon

Deborah Kara Unger

Liev Schreiber

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Summary:
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion 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 three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis were convicted and sentenced to three life terms in prison, where Carter decided to channel his frustration and despair by writing his own story from his cell. Although his autobigraphy, "The Sixteenth Round," did get published, Carter remained behind bars, finding inner peace by withdrawing from the outer world and the national interest which surrounded his case (including impassioned pleas from Bob... Full Summary >>