The Color of Money (1986) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Cast Paul Newman Eddie Felson Tom Cruise Vincent Lauria Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Carmen Helen Shaver Janelle John Turturro Julian Bill Cobbs Orvis Robert Agins Earl at Chalkies Keith McCready Grady Seasons Carol Messing Julian's Flirt Steve Mizerak Duke, Eddie's 1st Opponent Bruce A. Young Moselle Richard Price Guy Who Calls Dud, Screenwriter
The Color of Money is a 1986 American sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and released by Touchstone Pictures.The film was created from a screenplay by Richard Price, based on the 1984 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis.
Oct 17, 1986 · Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver. Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.
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The Color of Money Cast and Crew "The Hustler isn't what he used to be. But he has the next best thing. A kid who is." TMDb Score. 68. R 1 hr 59 min Oct 7th, 1986 Drama. Movie Details Where ...
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Oscar-nominated in 1961 for his performance as pool hustler Fast Eddie Felson in The Hustler, Paul Newman won that award a quarter century later when he reprised the role in The Color of Money. At ...
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Eddie Felson is a liquor salesman and former pool hustler. He misses the action of pool and goes back on the road as a stakehorse for a skilled but unfocused protégé, Vincent, traveling with the latter's manipulative girlfriend/manager, Carmen. Eddie teaches them how to hustle significant amounts of money. But he also becomes increasingly frustrated with them and with himself, until an explosive falling-out results in a parting of the ways. Eddie resumes competitive play himself, first hustling on "the road" and later in the professional tournament circuit, eventually coming head-to-head across the table with the now-successful (and far more treacherous) Vincent. Eddie wins their match, only to find out that Vincent lost deliberately, having had money riding against himself. Vincent gives Eddie $8,000 as a cut from the bet. Eddie proceeds to forfeit his next match and give the money back to Vincent. He requests a private rematch, but states that if he does not beat Vincent now, he w...
Newman said that the best advice he was given by Scorsese was to "try notto be funny". Cruise performed most of his own shots. An exception was a jump shot over two balls to sink another. Scorsese believed Cruise could learn the shot, but that it would take too long, so the shot was performed for him by Mike Sigel. Standing in for the extremely valuable "Balabushka" cue in the movie was actually a Joss J-18 (which later became the Joss N-07), made to resemble a classic Balabushka. Absent from the film is the character Minnesota Fats, played by Jackie Gleason in The Hustler. Newman later said that he had wanted the character to appear, but that none of the attempts to include him fit well into the story that was being written. According to Scorsese, Gleason apparently agreed with Newman's opinion that Minnesota Fats was not essential to the film's story. Scorsese said that Gleason was presented a draft of the script that had Fats worked into the narrative, but that upon reading it, G...
The soundtrack to the motion picture was released by MCA Records in 1986. It was produced by Robbie Robertson. Track listing: 1. "Who Owns This Place?" – Don Henley 2. "It's In The Way That You Use It" – Eric Clapton, Robbie Robertson 3. "Let Yourself In For It" – Robert Palmer 4. "Don't Tell Me Nothin'" – Willie Dixon 5. "Two Brothers And A Stranger" – Mark Knopfler 6. "Standing On The Edge Of Love" – B.B. King 7. "Modern Blues" – Robbie Robertson 8. "Werewolves Of London" – Warren Zevon 9. "My Baby's In Love With Another Guy" – Robert Palmer 10. "The Main Title" – Robbie Robertson
The Color of Moneyheld its world premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City, NY on October 8, 1986. The film was commercially released in the United States on October 17, 1986. This release was limited to only select theaters throughout the country, with the film opening in more theaters during the next four weeks of its initial release. After its run, the film grossed $52,293,982 domestically.