The Hustler (1961)

Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match.

moldypoldy

I'm shootin pool, Fats. When I miss, you can shoot.

8 years ago

Mackmannen

The first scene is absolutely mesmerizing. Paul Newman the boss!

9 years ago

Siskoid

A pool/gambling movie? I'm there! Turns out this is far darker than you'd expect and Paul Newman eats up the screen.

2 years ago

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