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The Color of Money


Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver View All


Martin Scorsese (Director), Richard Price (Screenplay) View All

Released: Oct. 7th, 1986
Runtime: 1 hour, 59 minutes
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 eventually grows frustrated with Vincent's showboat antics, leading to an argument and a falling-out. Eddie takes up playing again and soon crosses paths with Vincent as an opponent.
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For instance, the cinematography and the directing were AWESOME (what else did you expect from Scorsese?) and some of the scenes really were sweeter than sweets.