Hurricane Streets (1997)




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A triple award winner at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival, Hurricane is the story of 15-year-old Marcus, a basically decent-hearted boy who finds himself facing the limited options that plague the lives of similarly impoverished and increasingly disaffected youths. His father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling (at least that is what she's told him) and he must live with his grandmother, a bartender. His only friends comprise a gang that is into petty thievery. Already, the police keep … More

Rating: R
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Morgan J. Freeman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 17, 1998
MGM Home Entertainment



as Joanne

as Benny

as Kramer

as Little Kid

as Detective No. 1

as Detective No. 2

as Social Worker

as Police Man
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Critic Reviews for Hurricane Streets

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (7)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 21, 1997
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 2, 2002
Chicago Reader
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Morgan J. Freeman won the Director and the Audience Award (a rare combination) at the 1997 Sundance Film Fest for his impressive debut, an edgy, well acted coming of age tale.

Full Review… | October 6, 2012

Audience Reviews for Hurricane Streets

this is one of my fav. movies of all time. it's a low budget no name flim, but it got a good story line. i have never been able to find this movie anywhere. i recomend it!!!!

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