The Color of Money

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Director

Martin Scorsese

Cast

Paul Newman as Eddie ‘Fast Eddie’ Felson

Tom Cruise as Vincent Lauria

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as Carmen

Helen Shaver as Janelle

John Turturro as Julian

Bill Cobbs as Orvis

Forest Whitaker as Amos

Keith McCready as Grady

Writers

Richard Price (screenplay)

Walter Tevis (novel)


Summary

Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie", 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 eventually grows frustrated with Vincent's showboat antics, leading to an argument and a falling-out.
Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie", 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 eventually grows frustrated with Vincent's showboat antics, leading to an argument and a falling-out.

Genre

Drama, Sport

Released

October 17, 1986

Runtime

1hr 59min

MPAA

Rated R

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