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The Hustler (1961)

NR 09/25/1961 (US) Drama 2h 14m

They called him Fast Eddie. He was a winner. He was a loser. He was a hustler.

Overview

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.

  1. Robert Rossen

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Walter Tevis

    Screenplay

  3. Sidney Carroll

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Newman

    Paul Newman

    Eddie Felson

  2. Jackie Gleason

    Jackie Gleason

    Minnesota Fats

  3. Piper Laurie

    Piper Laurie

    Sarah Packard

  4. George C. Scott

    George C. Scott

    Bert Gordon

  5. Myron McCormick

    Myron McCormick

    Charlie Burns

  6. Murray Hamilton

    Murray Hamilton

    Findley

  7. Michael Constantine

    Michael Constantine

    Big John

  8. Stefan Gierasch

    Stefan Gierasch

    Preacher

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Full Cast & Crew

The Hustler
The Hustler

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $7,600,000.00

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