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The Color of Money picks up the life of "Fast" Eddie Felson, the pool shark expertly played by Paul Newman and last seen in 1961's classic The Hustler. Felson is now middle-aged, seemingly washed up and no longer competing - but after he spots talented but cocky young player Vincent Lauria and becomes his mentor, he begins a long journey back to the pool table. Director Martin Scorsese's understated film captures the moody smokiness of the hustler's world perfectly, and Newman was rewarded with the best actor Oscar for his portrayal of a man given a last chance at redemption.
Fast Eddie makes a living as a pool shark, conning people into bets he will always win, but makes a break to prove he is the best in the country
14+ years 129 mins
Can naturally talented boxer Adonis make a career in the ring without the help of his famous father’s name?
11+ years 113 mins
Harrowing drama about a waitress becoming a boxer to fight her way out of poverty and forging a close relationship with her gruff trainer.
11+ years 132 mins
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