The Hurricane
The Hurricane (1937)

In this film, Terangi is a tempestuous native of the French-controlled island of Manakoora. After marrying childhood sweetheart Marama, Terangi takes a job on a ship. While docked in Tahiti, Teragni is goaded into a fight by a white man --… More

Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Release Date: January 1, 1937
DVD Release Date: January 12, 1999
Add Your Rating
Flixster
User Score
62%

Available Online



Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

John Ford's popular film is an early, stunning sampler of the disaster genre, in which the love story between scantily clad Jon Hall and Dorothy Lamour is secondary to the major set-piece, which won the Sound Oscar.

Full review…
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The highlight of this scenic black and white romantic South Seas tale is the 15 minute hurricane sequence at the climax.

Full review…
More reviews for The Hurricane

Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
A John Ford tour-de-force with special effects still unmatched even today as little island native boy gets jailed and nailed for daring to think he was as good… More
jay nixon
Some parts are terribly corny with dialogue handed to the actors in the form of declamations but overall a well directed and enjoyable film. The picture… More