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The Hustler (1961)

Jackie Gleason as "Minnesota Fats"

Story Fast Eddie Felsen (Paul Newman) and his adventures in the world of professional pool. Fast Eddie is a young hopeful on his way to challenging Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason) for his world title. When he starts getting feelings for a woman he gets into a dilemma.

Academy Award (1961)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1961)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
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