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Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie" Felson decides he wants to return to the game by taking a pupil. He meets talented but green Vincent Lauria and proposes a partnership. As they tour pool halls, Eddie teaches Vincent the tricks of scamming, but he...
Doesn't even come close to the Hustler. I love Cruise, and with Scorsese directing it should have been so much more.
There's a certain perfect ratio between Steve McQueen and a Mustang and between Newman and a pool table. There are a couple of great scenes like the one when Eddie leaves the couple for the rest of the trip. There are also some tacky 80's Karate kid-like moments. Overall I think is a very good movie.
The Hustler was much better.
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