• The Color of Money (2002)

The Color of Money

Release Date: February 8th, 2002

DVD Release Date: March 14th, 2000

R |1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver, John Turturro, Bill Cobbs, Robert Agins, Forest Whitaker

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures

Keywords: Cool, Fascinating, Gripping, 1980s, Girlfriend, Transformation, Rivalry

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)