CreatorUniversal Pictures and Beacon Pictures present ; an Azoff Films/Rudy Langlais production ; produced by Armyan Bernstein, John Ketcham, Norman Jewison ; screenplay by Armyan Bernstein and Don Gordon ; directed by Norman Jewison ; a Universal release
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The Sixteenth Round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence.
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