At the height of his career, boxer Rubin Carter was twice wrongly convicted of a triple murder and was imprisoned for nearly two decades. His convictions were overturned in 1985 by a Federal judge and he dedicated the rest of his life to advocating for the wrongly convicted. His story inspired the 1975 Bob Dylan song 'Hurricane' and the 1999 film 'The Hurricane,' starring Denzel Washington.
Norman Jewison directs Denzel Washington in the true story of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, knocked out by a murder conviction. The story is either freebased or debased when the many forces pursuing Carter are portrayed as a single, solitary man.
'Hurricane' Carter Dies; Boxer Was Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxer who spent years wrongfully incarcerated for murder, has died at age 76. his life inspired a Bob Dylan protest song and the film Hurricane, starring Denzel Washington.
The film tells the story of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose conviction for a Paterson, New Jersey triple murder was set aside after he had spent almost 20 years in prison. - #A&RCOLLECTIBLES - #Coupons - #promocode
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter (May 6, 1937 – April 20, 2014) was an American middleweight boxer best known for having been wrongfully convicted for murder and later exonerated after spending 20 years in prison.
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter: The subject of the film "The Hurricane" starring Denzel Washington, Rubin Carter was a black middleweight boxer controversially convicted in the Sixties of a triple murder. He conquered his stammer when he joined the army.