The Color of Money (1986)

Movie"The Hustler isn't what he used to be. But he has the next best thing. A kid who is."
Audience Score
69
Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie" Felson decides he wants to return to the game by taking a pupil. He meets talented but green Vincent Lauria 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.

The Hustler Collection

The Hustler is a 1961 movie directed by Robert Rossen. It tells the story of a young pool hustler, Edward "Fast Eddie" Felson, who challenges the legendary Minnesota Fats. The film was a critical and commercial success and was nominated for multiple Academy Awards. The Color of Money is a 1986 film directed by Martin Scorsese. It continues the story of "Fast Eddie" from the first film, with Newman reprising his role as Fast Eddie. The film begins more than 25 years after the events of the previous film, with Eddie retired from the pool circuit.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:October 17th, 1986 - Buy Tickets
On DVD & Blu-ray:March 14th, 2000 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$13,800,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$52,293,982 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Production Companies:Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners II