• Drama
  • Rated: G,13,T,15,16,R,M,12
  • Director: Martin Scorsese
  • Writer: Walter Tevis, Richard Price
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The Color of Money is a 1986 American drama film directed by Martin Scorsese from a screenplay by Richard Price, based on the 1984 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis. The film stars Paul Newman and Tom Cruise, with Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver, and John Turturro in supporting roles. The film featured an original score by Robbie Robertson. Newman won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance, his first Oscar win after eight nominations, seven of them for Best Actor. The film continues the story of pool hustler and stakehorse Edward "Fast Eddie" Felson from Tevis' first novel, The Hustler (1959), with Newman reprising his role from the 1961 film adaptation. The film begins more than 25 years after the events of the previous film, with Eddie retired from the pool circuit. Although Tevis did author a screenplay for the film, adapting the storyline from his novel, the filmmakers decided not to use it, instead crafting an entirely different story under Tevis' title. The Color of Money was released by Touchstone Pictures.
  • Drama
  • Rated: G,13,T,15,16,R,M,12
  • Director: Martin Scorsese
  • Writer: Walter Tevis, Richard Price

  • Paul Newman
    Tom Cruise
    Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
    Helen Shaver
    John Turturro
    Bill Cobbs
    Robert Agins
    Forest Whitaker
    Alvin Anastasia
    Randall Arney
    Elizabeth Bracco
    Vito D'ambrosio
    Ron Dean
    Lisa Dodson
    Donald A. Feeney

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  • (1986)

  • Drama
  • Rated: G,13,T,15,16,R,M,12
  • Director: Martin Scorsese
  • Writer: Walter Tevis, Richard Price
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The Color of Money is a 1986 American drama film directed by Martin Scorsese from a screenplay by Richard Price, based on the 1984 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis. The film stars Paul Newman and Tom Cruise, with Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver, and John Turturro in supporting roles. The film featured an original score by Robbie Robertson. Newman won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance, his first Oscar win after eight nominations, seven of them for Best Actor. The film continues the story of pool hustler and stakehorse Edward "Fast Eddie" Felson from Tevis' first novel, The Hustler (1959), with Newman reprising his role from the 1961 film adaptation. The film begins more than 25 years after the events of the previous film, with Eddie retired from the pool circuit. Although Tevis did author a screenplay for the film, adapting the storyline from his novel, the filmmakers decided not to use it, instead crafting an entirely different story under Tevis' title. The Color of Money was released by Touchstone Pictures.

Starring
  • Paul Newman
    Tom Cruise
    Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
    Helen Shaver
    John Turturro
    Bill Cobbs
    Robert Agins
    Forest Whitaker
    Alvin Anastasia
    Randall Arney
    Elizabeth Bracco
    Vito D'ambrosio
    Ron Dean
    Lisa Dodson
    Donald A. Feeney