The Color of Money

The Color of Money

Former pool shark "Fast Eddie" Felson (Paul Newman) shows an upstart (Tom Cruise) how to hustle.

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The Color of Money


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Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie" Felson (Paul Newman) decides he wants to return to the game by taking a pupil. He meets talented but green Vincent Lauria (Tom Cruise) 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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