The Hustler | 1961

Drama, Adaptation
A boozing pool shark works his way up the ranks from small pool halls to the big-time in the Midwest. Along the way, he picks up a promoter and a girlfriend, who was a former hooker, and wants to face the challenge of ...more
Director: Robert Rossen
Awards: 2 Oscar wins. Another 5 wins & 10 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Eddie Felson

Actor

... Bert Gordon

Actor

... Sarah Packard

Actor

... Minnesota Fats

Actor

... Charlie Burns

Actor

... Findley

Actor

... Big John

Actor

... Preacher

Actor

... Turk

Actor

... Bartender

Actor

... Cashier

Actor

... Score Keeper

Actor

Company

Donoene

Production Company

Film Opticals of Canada (Toronto)

Production Company

Muky

Production Company

Synopsis

A boozing pool shark works his way up the ranks from small pool halls to the big-time in the Midwest. Along the way, he picks up a promoter and a girlfriend, who was a former hooker, and wants to face the challenge of playing "Minnesota Fats", the best of the best.

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