• Poolhall Junkies (2003)

Poolhall Junkies

Release Date: February 28th, 2003

DVD Release Date: August 26th, 2003

R |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

A billiards player ends his friendship with a con man (Chazz Palminteri) who taught him how to play the game.

Cast: Chazz Palminteri, Ricky Schroder, Rod Steiger, Michael Rosenbaum, Alison Eastwood, Christopher Walken

Director: Mars Callahan

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Gold Circle Films, Cutting Edge Entertainment [us], Newman/Tooley Films

Distributors: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    One of the things I like best about Poolhall Junkies is its lack of grim desperation. show more

  • 50
    Robert K. ElderChicago Tribune

    Like too many sports-related movies, this one falls back on that One Big Game, the final score that will set everything right. show more

  • 50
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    For all his skill with a cue, the charisma-challenged Callahan is no Nia Vardalos in the acting department -- let alone a Paul Newman or Tom Cruise. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com