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The Hustler (1961)

NR 1961-09-25 (US) DramaRomance 2h 14m
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They called him Fast Eddie. He was a winner. He was a loser. He was a hustler.


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


  3. Sidney Carroll


Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Newman

    Paul Newman

    Eddie 'Fast 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


  7. Michael Constantine

    Michael Constantine

    Big John

  8. Stefan Gierasch

    Stefan Gierasch


  9. Clifford A. Pellow


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The Hustler
The Hustler

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $7,600,000.00


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