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The Hurricane (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $50,699,241Details
International Box Office $23,257,000
Worldwide Box Office $73,956,241
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
83% - Certified Fresh
Audience
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$38,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 29th, 1999 (Limited) by Universal
Video Release: July 11th, 2000 by Universal Home Entertainment, released as Hurricane, The
MPAA Rating: R for language and some violence
Running Time: 146 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Deep Sea 3D
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Keywords: Boxing
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Beacon Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 942 $74,520 Apr 14, 2000 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 778 $138,590 Apr 7, 2000 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 836 $158,895 Mar 31, 2000 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 794 $206,815 Mar 24, 2000 89
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,392 $50,087,246 Mar 24, 2000 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 976 $200,030 Mar 17, 2000 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 787 $326,845 Mar 10, 2000 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 699 $500,650 Mar 3, 2000 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 461 $1,257,855 Feb 25, 2000 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 286 $2,754,810 Feb 18, 2000 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 302 $3,615,625 Feb 11, 2000 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 265 $4,940,420 Feb 4, 2000 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 392 $5,701,085 Jan 28, 2000 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 619 $6,502,595 Jan 21, 2000 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 512 $10,512,425 Jan 14, 2000 19
Biggest January Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 294 $10,512,425 Jan 14, 2000 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,255 $2,531,280 Jan 7, 2000 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,993 $384,640 Dec 31, 1999 5

Cast

   Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter
John Hannah    Terry Swinton
Deborah Kara Unger    Lisa Peters
Liev Schreiber    Sam Chaiton
Vicellous Reon Shannon    Lesra
David Paymer    Myron Bedlock
Dan Hedaya    Det. Vincent Della Pesca
Harris Yulin    Leon Friedman
Rod Steiger    Judge H. Lee Sorokin
Ellen Burstyn    Herself (Archive Footage, uncredited)
Vincent Pastore    Alfred Bello
Garland Whitt    John Artis
Clancy Brown    Lt. Jimmy Williams
Debbi Morgan    Mae Thelma
Chuck Cooper    Earl Martin
Badja Djola    Mobutu
David Lansbury    U.S. Court Prosecutor
Al Waxman    Warden
Beatrice Winde    Louise Cockersham
Bill Raymond    Paterson Judge
Brenda Thomas Denmark    Alma Martin
Marcia Bennett    Jean Wahl
Mitchell Taylor, Jr.    Young Rubin
Merwin Goldsmith    Judge Larner
John A. MacKay    Man at Falls
Donnique Privott    Boy at the Falls
Moynan King    Tina Barbieri
Gary Dewitt Marshall    Nite Spot Cabbie
John Christopher Jones    Reporter at Bar
Gwendolyn Mulamba    Nite Spot Woman
Richard M. Davidson    Paterson Detective
George Odom    Big Ed
Tonye Patano    Woman at Prison
Fulvio Cecere    Paterson Policeman
Phillip Jarrett    Soldier #1 in U.S.O. Club
Rodney M. Jackson    Soldier #2 in U.S.O. Club
Judi Embden    Woman in U.S.O. Club
Terry Claybon    Emile Griffith
Ben Bray    Joey Giardello
Michael Justus    Joey Cooper
Kenneth McGregor    Detective at Hospital
Frank Proctor    Pittsburgh Ring Announcer
Peter Wylie    Pittsburgh Referee
David Gray    Pittsburgh TV Announcer
Joe Matheson    Philadelphia Ring Announcer
Bill Lake    Philadelphia TV Announcer
Robin Ward    Reading, PA TV Announcer
Harry Davis    Reading, PA Referee
Pippa Pearthree    Patty Valentine
Jean Daigle    Detective
Robert Evans    Detective at Lafayette Bar
Scott Gibson    Reporter at Banquet
Ann Holloway    Cashier
Bruce McFee    Prison Guard
Conrad Bergschneider    Prison Guard
Satori Shakoor    Prison Guard
Zoran Radusinovic    Prison Guard
Stephen Lee Wright    Prison Guard
Michael Bodnar    Prison Guard
Carson Manning    Prison Guard
Debrah Ellen Waller    Prison Guard
Richard Litt    Prison Guard
Adam Large    Prison Guard
Peter Graham    Prisoner with Camera
George Masswohl    Mechanic
Lawrence Sacco    New Jersey Policeman
David Frisch    New Jersey Policeman
Ralph Brown    Federal Court Assistant Prosecutor
Dyron Holmes    Reporter
Ryann Williams    Elston Martin
Bruce Vavrina    St. Joseph's Doctor
Brenda Braxton    Dancer with John Artis
Christopher Riordan    Jury Foreman

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Armyan Bernstein
Screenwriter    Dan Gordon
Based on the Non-Fiction Book "Lazarus and the Hurricane" by    Rubin Carter
Producer    Armyan Bernstein
Producer    John Ketcham
Producer    Norman Jewison
Executive Producer    Irving Azoff
Executive Producer    Tom Rosenberg
Executive Producer    Rudy Langlais
Executive Producer    Thomas A. Bliss
Executive Producer    Marc Abraham
Executive Producer    William Teitler
Director of Photography    Roger Deakins
Production Designer    Philip Rosenberg
Editor    Stephen Rivkin
Costume Designer    Aggie Guerard Rodgers
Composer    Christopher Young
Music Supervisor    G. Marq Roswell
Co-Producer    Suzann Ellis
Co-Producer    Michael Jewison
Co-Producer    Jon Jashni
Assistant Director    J.J. Authors
Unit Production Manager    Mathew Hart
Art Director    Dennis Davenport
Set Decorator    Gordon Sim
Special Effects Coordinator    Kaz Kobielski
Sound Mixer    Bruce Carwardine
Re-recording Mixer    Don White
Re-recording Mixer    Andy Koyama
Re-recording Mixer    Tim O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Brad Thornton
Supervising Sound Editor    Michael O'Farrell
Supervising Sound Editor    Wayne Griffin
Sound Effects Editor    Mark Gingras
Dialogue Editor    John Laing
Music Editor    Tanya Noel Hill
Make up    John Caglione, Jr.
Make up    Irene Kent
Hairstylist    David R. Beecroft
Hairstylist    Nathan Busch
Song Writer    Summer Anderson
Song Writer    Clark Anderson
Casting Director    Avy Kaufman
Casting Director    Robin D. Cook
Stunt Coordinator    John Stoneham, Jr.
Additional Music Editor    Jeanette Surga

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/12/31 21 $384,640   11 $34,967   $541,225 5
2000/01/07 15 $2,531,280 +558% 159 $15,920   $3,191,951 12
2000/01/14 3 $10,512,425 +315% 1,454 $7,230   $14,576,491 19
2000/01/21 3 $6,502,595 -38% 2,101 $3,095   $22,889,316 26
2000/01/28 3 $5,701,085 -12% 2,135 $2,670   $30,943,521 33
2000/02/04 2 $4,940,420 -13% 2,148 $2,300   $37,559,916 40
2000/02/11 5 $3,615,625 -27% 2,078 $1,740   $42,389,306 47
2000/02/18 12 $2,754,810 -24% 1,711 $1,610   $46,380,951 54
2000/02/25 16 $1,257,855 -54% 1,346 $935   $48,135,741 61
2000/03/03 22 $500,650 -60% 589 $850   $49,013,271 68
2000/03/10 27 $326,845 -35% 406 $805   $49,481,421 75
2000/03/17 32 $200,030 -39% 336 $595   $49,783,016 82
2000/03/24 31 $206,815 +3% 311 $665   $50,087,246 89
2000/03/31 31 $158,895 -23% 321 $495   $50,324,006 96
2000/04/07 33 $138,590 -13% 241 $575   $50,536,546 103
2000/04/14 42 $74,520 -46% 138 $540   $50,668,906 110

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/12/29 20 $76,493   58 $1,319   $76,493 1
2000/01/02 19 $127,000   11 $11,545   $452,000 5
2000/01/03 20 $51,673 -59% 11 $4,698   $541,225 6
2000/01/04 19 $41,507 -20% 11 $3,773   $582,732 7
2000/01/05 20 $39,969 -4% 11 $3,634   $622,701 8
2000/01/07 14 $671,000   160 $4,194   $1,302,000 10
2000/01/08 14 $997,000 +49% 160 $6,231   $2,299,000 11
2000/01/09 14 $755,000 -24% 159 $4,748   $3,193,435 12
2000/01/10 14 $218,625 -71% 159 $1,375   $3,412,576 13
2000/01/11 14 $231,345 +6% 159 $1,455   $3,641,921 14
2000/01/12 15 $217,035 -6% 159 $1,365   $3,858,956 15
2000/01/13 15 $205,110 -5% 159 $1,290   $4,064,066 16
2000/01/14 3 $2,506,000 +1,122% 1,465 $1,711   $6,570,066 17
2000/01/15 3 $3,774,000 +51% 1,465 $2,576   $10,344,066 18
2000/01/16 3 $2,734,805 -28% 1,465 $1,867   $13,078,871 19
2000/01/17 5 $1,497,620 -45% 1,465 $1,022   $14,576,491 20
2000/01/18 2 $705,190 -53% 1,465 $481   $15,281,681 21
2000/01/19 2 $559,790 -21% 1,465 $382   $15,841,471 22
2000/01/20 2 $545,250 -3% 1,465 $372   $16,386,721 23
2000/01/21 3 $1,870,000 +243% 2,102 $890   $18,257,000 24
2000/01/22 2 $3,175,000 +70% 2,102 $1,510   $21,432,000 25
2000/01/23 3 $1,534,000 -52% 2,101 $730   $22,889,316 26
2000/01/24 1 $609,209 -60% 2,101 $290   $23,498,606 27
2000/01/25 1 $651,310 +7% 2,101 $310   $24,149,916 28
2000/01/26 1 $556,765 -15% 2,101 $265   $24,706,681 29
2000/01/27 1 $535,755 -4% 2,101 $255   $25,242,436 30
2000/01/28 3 $1,713,000 +220% 2,133 $803   $26,955,436 31
2000/01/29 1 $2,944,000 +72% 2,133 $1,380   $29,489,078 32
2000/01/30 4 $907,000 -69% 2,135 $425   $30,943,521 33
2000/01/31 3 $437,675 -52% 2,135 $205   $31,381,196 34
2000/02/01 5 $269,700 -38% 2,135 $126   $31,650,896 35
2000/02/02 2 $394,975 +46% 2,135 $185   $32,245,871 36
2000/02/03 1 $373,000 -6% 2,135 $175   $32,619,000 37
2000/02/04 2 $1,344,000 +260% 2,150 $625   $33,963,000 38
2000/02/05 3 $2,330,000 +73% 2,150 $1,084   $36,293,000 39
2000/02/06 3 $1,267,000 -46% 2,148 $590   $37,560,000 40
2000/02/07 2 $290,125 -77% 2,148 $135   $37,850,041 41
2000/02/08 2 $354,420 +22% 2,148 $165   $38,204,461 42
2000/02/09 2 $289,980 -18% 2,148 $135   $38,494,441 43
2000/02/10 2 $279,240 -4% 2,148 $130   $38,773,681 44
2000/02/11 5 $844,944 +203% 2,148 $393   $39,618,625 45
2000/02/12 5 $1,735,654 +105% 2,148 $808   $41,354,279 46
2000/02/13 5 $925,000 -47% 2,078 $445   $42,389,306 47
2000/02/14 5 $457,160 -51% 2,078 $220   $42,846,466 48
2000/02/15 5 $280,530 -39% 2,078 $135   $43,126,996 49
2000/02/16 6 $249,360 -11% 2,078 $120   $43,376,356 50
2000/02/17 6 $249,785 n/c 2,078 $120   $43,626,141 51
2000/02/18 10 $727,000 +191% 2,078 $350   $44,353,141 52
2000/02/19 10 $1,393,000 +92% 2,720 $512   $45,746,141 53
2000/02/20 10 $1,390,000 n/c 2,720 $511   $47,136,000 54
2000/02/21 12 $402,085 -71% 1,711 $235   $46,380,951 55
2000/02/22 11 $187,995 -53% 1,711 $110   $46,568,946 56
2000/02/23 11 $153,990 -18% 1,711 $90   $46,722,936 57
2000/02/24 13 $154,940 +1% 1,711 $91   $46,877,876 58
2000/02/27 16 $310,000   1,325 $234   $48,135,741 61
2000/02/28 15 $87,490 -72% 1,325 $66   $48,223,221 62
2000/02/29 14 $107,680 +23% 1,325 $81   $48,330,901 63
2000/03/01 15 $94,220 -13% 1,325 $71   $48,425,121 64
2000/03/02 15 $87,490 -7% 1,325 $66   $48,512,611 65
2000/03/06 20 $29,450   589 $50   $49,042,721 69
2000/03/07 20 $41,230 +40% 589 $70   $49,083,951 70
2000/03/08 20 $35,340 -14% 589 $60   $49,119,291 71

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/12/31 26 $504,086   11 $45,826   $660,671 9
2000/01/07 15 $3,403,395 +575% 159 $21,405   $4,064,066 16
2000/01/14 3 $12,322,655 +262% 1,454 $8,475   $16,386,721 23
2000/01/21 3 $8,855,715 -28% 2,101 $4,215   $25,242,436 30
2000/01/28 3 $7,377,060 -17% 2,135 $3,455   $32,619,496 37
2000/02/04 2 $6,154,185 -17% 2,148 $2,865   $38,773,681 44
2000/02/11 5 $4,852,460 -21% 2,078 $2,335   $43,626,141 51
2000/02/18 14 $3,251,745 -33% 1,711 $1,900   $46,877,886 58
2000/02/25 16 $1,634,735 -50% 1,346 $1,215   $48,512,621 65
2000/03/03 22 $641,955 -61% 589 $1,090   $49,154,576 72
2000/03/10 27 $428,410 -33% 406 $1,055   $49,582,986 79
2000/03/17 33 $297,445 -31% 336 $885   $49,880,431 86
2000/03/24 33 $284,680 -4% 311 $915   $50,165,111 93
2000/03/31 32 $232,845 -18% 321 $725   $50,397,956 100
2000/04/07 32 $196,430 -16% 241 $815   $50,594,386 107
2000/04/14 46 $104,855 -47% 138 $760   $50,699,241 114