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The Hurricane (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $50,699,241Details
International Box Office $23,257,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $73,956,241
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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
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 1,484 $50,087,246 Mar 24, 2000 89
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 201 $5,253,682 Feb 18, 2000 54
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day) 119 $5,701,085 Jan 28, 2000 33
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 102 $9,487,705 Jan 28, 2000 33
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day) 97 $10,512,425 Jan 14, 2000 19
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 78 $17,494,704 Jan 14, 2000 19
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 95 $12,010,045 Jan 14, 2000 19
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 62 $19,987,032 Jan 14, 2000 19
Top 1999 Theater Average 7 $34,967 Dec 31, 1999 5

Leading Cast

   Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter

Supporting Cast

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

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

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

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1999/12/31 21 $384,640   11 $34,967   $541,225 1
2000/01/07 15 $2,531,280 +558% 159 $15,920   $3,191,951 2
2000/01/14 3 $10,512,425 +315% 1,454 $7,230   $14,576,491 3
2000/01/21 3 $6,502,595 -38% 2,101 $3,095   $22,889,316 4
2000/01/28 3 $5,701,085 -12% 2,135 $2,670   $30,943,521 5
2000/02/04 2 $4,940,420 -13% 2,148 $2,300   $37,559,916 6
2000/02/11 5 $3,615,625 -27% 2,078 $1,740   $42,389,306 7
2000/02/18 12 $2,754,810 -24% 1,711 $1,610   $46,380,951 8
2000/02/25 16 $1,257,855 -54% 1,346 $935   $48,135,741 9
2000/03/03 22 $500,650 -60% 589 $850   $49,013,271 10
2000/03/10 27 $326,845 -35% 406 $805   $49,481,421 11
2000/03/17 32 $200,030 -39% 336 $595   $49,783,016 12
2000/03/24 31 $206,815 +3% 311 $665   $50,087,246 13
2000/03/31 31 $158,895 -23% 321 $495   $50,324,006 14
2000/04/07 33 $138,590 -13% 241 $575   $50,536,546 15
2000/04/14 42 $74,520 -46% 138 $540   $50,668,906 16

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 GrossWeek
1999/12/31 26 $504,086   11 $45,826   $660,671 2
2000/01/07 15 $3,403,395 +575% 159 $21,405   $4,064,066 3
2000/01/14 3 $12,322,655 +262% 1,454 $8,475   $16,386,721 4
2000/01/21 3 $8,855,715 -28% 2,101 $4,215   $25,242,436 5
2000/01/28 3 $7,377,060 -17% 2,135 $3,455   $32,619,496 6
2000/02/04 2 $6,154,185 -17% 2,148 $2,865   $38,773,681 7
2000/02/11 5 $4,852,460 -21% 2,078 $2,335   $43,626,141 8
2000/02/18 14 $3,251,745 -33% 1,711 $1,900   $46,877,886 9
2000/02/25 16 $1,634,735 -50% 1,346 $1,215   $48,512,621 10
2000/03/03 22 $641,955 -61% 589 $1,090   $49,154,576 11
2000/03/10 27 $428,410 -33% 406 $1,055   $49,582,986 12
2000/03/17 33 $297,445 -31% 336 $885   $49,880,431 13
2000/03/24 33 $284,680 -4% 311 $915   $50,165,111 14
2000/03/31 32 $232,845 -18% 321 $725   $50,397,956 15
2000/04/07 32 $196,430 -16% 241 $815   $50,594,386 16
2000/04/14 46 $104,855 -47% 138 $760   $50,699,241 17

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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