• The Hustler (2002)

The Hustler

Release Date: March 8th, 2002

DVD Release Date: June 4th, 2002

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 15 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, George C. Scott, Piper Laurie, Myron McCormick, Murray Hamilton, Michael Constantine, Stefan Gierasch

Director: Robert Rossen

Genres: Drama

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Distributors: Key Video, 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Rise, Fall, Gritty, 1960s, Rivalry, Bar, Temptation, Tense

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Awards

Winner Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Best Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Winner Art Direction (Black-and-White)
Nominated Actor
Winner Foreign Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Directing
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Foreign Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Nominated Actress
Winner Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture