CreatorUniversal Pictures and Beacon Pictures present an Azoff Films/Rudy Langlais production ; produced by Armyan Bernstein, John Catcham, Norman Jewison ; screenplay by Armyan Bernstein and Dan Gordon ; directed by Norman Jewison
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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