Denzel Washington turns in a ferocious, multi-layered performance as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the promising boxer wrongly convicted of murdering three men in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey. His two-decade fight for freedom, as seen through the eyes of a teenage boy and his Canadian foster family who befriend Carter, becomes a worldwide crusade. With Vicellous Reon Shannon, Liev Schreiber, and Dan Hedaya; directed by Norman Jewison. 146 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.