The Hustler Poster

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, Temptation, Fall, Gritty, Rivalry, Tense, 1960s, Bar


Winner Foreign Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1961)
Nominated Foreign Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1961)
Winner Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1961)
Nominated Best Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Actress
Winner Art Direction (Black-and-White)
Winner Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Actor
Nominated Directing