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The Hustler

1961-09-25 | Drama
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Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match.
Director: Robert Rossen
Stars: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason

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13 wins 30 nominations
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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White

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    Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

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    Best Film from any Source

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The Hustler FAQ

The full version of The Hustler is provided by YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , FlixFling , AMC on Demand , IndieFlix
The release date of The Hustler is September 25, 1961.
The production budget of The Hustler was 2,000,000 USD.
The genre of The Hustler is Drama.
The casts of The Hustler are Paul Newman starring as Eddie 'Fast Eddie' Felson, Jackie Gleason starring as Minnesota Fats, Piper Laurie starring as Sarah Packard, George C. Scott starring as Bert Gordon, Myron McCormick starring as Charlie Burns, Murray Hamilton starring as Findley.
On January 10, 2022, there were 5263 public reaction to The Hustler including highly talented director, tremendously talented directing, undeniably talented cast, raw talent, gritty atmosphere.
The director of The Hustler is Robert Rossen.
Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match..
The sequels of The Hustler are The Hustler, The Color of Money.
The revenue of The Hustler was 7,600,000 USD.
The runtime of The Hustler is 134 minutes.
The Hustler won 1962 Academy Awards, USA, 1962 BAFTA Awards, 1997 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 1962 Laurel Awards, 1962 Mar del Plata Film Festival, 1962 Writers Guild of America, USA, 1961 National Board of Review, USA, 1961 New York Film Critics Circle Awards.
On January 10, 2022, the IMDB rating of The Hustler is 8.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 96/100, Metacritic rating is 90/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.