15 certificateThe Color of Money is a Film programme that first aired in 1986 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Color of Money is a 4 star programme

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The Color of Money (1986)

Directed by
Martin Scorsese

Former pool shark "Fast" Eddie Felson (the late Paul Newman) spots Vincent (Tom Cruise), a young guy with great potential going to waste in low-rent pool halls. Eddie takes the young pretender and his glamorous grifter girlfriend on the road, teaching Vince everything he knows about hustling. But as the cons get more complicated, tension between the two men mounts.

Martin Scorsese's re-rack of The Hustler has an older, wiser Paul Newman facing relegation at the hands of Hollywood newcomer Cruise. Ironically, the mature star finally won a Best Actor Oscar for his performance, some 25 years after his nomination for The Hustler.

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Genre: Film

Production Year: 1986

Rating:
4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

Cast

Image for Paul NewmanPaul Newman...Fast Eddie Felson
Image for Tom CruiseTom Cruise...Vincent
Image for Mary Elizabeth MastrantonioMary Elizabeth Mastrantonio...Carmen
Image for Helen ShaverHelen Shaver...Janelle
Image for John TurturroJohn Turturro...Julian
Image for Bill CobbsBill Cobbs...Orvis
Robert Agins...Earl
Alvin Anastasia...Kennedy
Image for Randall ArneyRandall Arney...Child World customer
Elizabeth Bracco...Diane
Vito D'Ambrosio...Lou
Ron Dean...Guy in crowd
Lisa Dodson...Child World customer
Donald A. Feeney...Referee
Paul Geier...Two brothers
Carey Goldenberg...Congratulating spectator
Joe Guastaferro...Chuck
Paul Herman...Player in casino bar
Mark Jarvis...Guy at Janelle's
Lawrence Linn...Congratulating spectator