Poster for the movie "The Hustler"

The Hustler

Poster for the movie "The Hustler"

The Hustler (1961)

134 min - Drama - 25/09/1961
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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, but he loses in a heartbreaking marathon. Now broke and without his long-time manager, Felson faces an uphill battle to regain his confidence and his game.

Director:  Robert Rossen

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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, but he loses in a heartbreaking marathon. Now broke and without his long-time manager, Felson faces an uphill battle to regain his confidence and his game.


Collections: Robert Rossen

Genres: Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  25/09/1961

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Runtime:  2 h 14 min