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Hurricane, The (1999)

Hurricane, The (1999) quotes

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Hurricane Carter
Lesra Martin


View Quote 25 cent? Must not be much of a book.
View Quote Announcer: Hurricane Carter has defeated the wilted weight champion of the world.
View Quote Book Lady: Okay, young man. That'll be twenty five cents.
Lesra: 25 cent? Must not be much of a book.
[first lines]
Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, this fine young fighter will be right here in Pittsburgh on the boxing cog, this Monday night.
View Quote Det. Sgt. Della Pesca: Can you believe that black punk? Thinks he's champion of the world. Fighter of the year my ass. He's a low life criminal.
View Quote Det. Sgt. Della Pesca: I'm gonna take your black ass down, Mr. ****ing Champion of the World.
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: I got your black ****ing champion right between my legs, you short punk bitch.
View Quote Detective at Hospital: Are these the two men who shot you? Look carefully, Sir. Are these the two men who did this to you?
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: He said "no".
Detective at Hospital: Move closer.
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: He said "no".
Detective at Hospital: Move closer.
Det. Sgt. Della Pesca: Take another look, Sir.
View Quote Judge Larner: Rubin Carter, John Artis, for the murder of James Oliver, it is the courts sentence that you be imprisoned for the remainder of your natural life.
View Quote Lesra: The man's innocent. And he's been in jail fifteen or sixteen years. It's not right.
Terry Swinton: I know that's what his book says.
Sam Chaiton: Two juries found him guilty, Les.
Lesra: Two white juries.
Lisa Peters: Hey, hey. Not all white people are racist.
Lesra: Not all black people are murderers.
View Quote Lesra: [observing the prison] This is some place.
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: This is no place, not for a human being or anybody. Never get used to a place like this.
View Quote Lesra: [to Rubin] Dear Mr. Carter, I read your book.
View Quote Lesra: [to Rubin] I would like to come and visit you if that would be alright.
View Quote Mae Thelma Carter: Rubin, I ain't walking nowhere from you.
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: I'm dead. Just bury me.
View Quote Myron Bedlock: [to Judge Sarokin] Your Honor, this case was built on a foundation of lies.
View Quote Reporter: Mr. Carter, now that you're free, are you still going to be "The Hurricane"?
Hurricane Carter: Oh, I'll always be the "Hurricane", and a hurricane is beautiful.
View Quote Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter': [addressing the court] Twenty years spent locked up in a cage considered as a danger to society.