The Color of Money (1986)

7.33 / Rated by 3 people

Drama
Sport
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120 min.
Plot  Eddie Felson (Paul Newman) is a former pool hustler turned successful liquor salesman. One night he meets Vincent Lauria (Tom Cruise), a young, charismatic pool player and video gamer who hustles small-time nine-ball games while working as a sales clerk at a toy store. Eddie, who still stakes bets for talented players like Julian (John Turturro), persuades Vincent and girlfriend/manager Carmen (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) to go on the road, where he can teach Vincent how to make much more money hustling pool.

With Eddie staking their bets, Vincent visits a series of billiard halls where Eddie tries to teach him that "pool excellence is not about excellent pool." Although Carmen is a quick study, Vincent chafes at Eddie's scams, which routinely require him to play well below his abilities. Eventually, Eddie picks up a cue himself, doing well in several games before being taken in by a pool shark named Amos (Forest Whitaker). Humiliated, Eddie leaves Vincent and Carmen wit...
  

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Cast

Paul Newman
Fast Eddie Felson
Tom Cruise
Vincent Lauria
Helen Shaver
Janelle
John Turturro
Julian
Bill Cobbs
Orvis

Others

All Titles

The Color of Money
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

Bultan rated The Color of Money (1986) with 7.0 stars / 04.01.2015



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