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The Color of Money (1986)

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as "Carmen"

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.

Academy Award (1986) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1986) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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