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The Hustler

Realistic and rivetting drama featuring Paul Newman as Fast Eddie Felson, an arrogant pool hustler who is driven to beat reigning champ, Minnesota Fats, played by the inimitable Jackie Gleason. With fine performances by George C Scott and Piper Laurie. Followed by 'The Color of Money' with Tom Cruise.

Year: 1961
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Drama, Classic Drama, NYFCC Awards - Best Film, Classic Cinema, Theo's Favourites
Country: USA
Director: Robert Rossen
Starring: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C Scott
Duration: 135 Minutes
Rating: PG
8/10
Location in store: Alice's 300 Greatest Films

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