The Hustler

"They called him Fast Eddie. He was a winner. He was a loser. He was a hustler."
19612 hr 14 min
The Hustler is a 1961 film directed by Robert Rossen, which stars Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason and Piper Laurie. It was based on a novel of the same name written by Walter Tevis. The movie's plot revolves around the life of "Fast Eddie" Felson (played by Newman), a young, talented and cocky pool player who wants to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats (played by Gleason) for the title of the best pool player in the country.
Genres
Drama, Romance
Cast
Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott
Director
Robert Rossen