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The Hustler (1961)

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134 min | Drama, Sport

An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.
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Writers
Sidney Carroll (screenplay) (as Sydney Carroll) | Robert Rossen (screenplay) | Walter Tevis (based on the novel by) (as Walter S. Tevis)
Cinematographer
Eugen Sch├╝fftan (as Eugene Shuftan)
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Budget
$ 2,000,000
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Release date
Sep 25, 1961 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Paul Newman
Eddie Felson Eddie Felson   See fewer
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Jackie Gleason
Minnesota Fats Minnesota Fats   See fewer
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Piper Laurie
Sarah Packard Sarah Packard   See fewer
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George C. Scott
Bert Gordon Bert Gordon   See fewer
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Myron McCormick
Charlie Burns Charlie Burns   See fewer
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Murray Hamilton
Findley Findley   See fewer
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Michael Constantine
Big John Big John   See fewer
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Stefan Gierasch
Preacher Preacher   See fewer
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Clifford A. Pellow
Turk (as Cliff Pellow) Turk (as Cliff Pellow)   See fewer
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Jake LaMotta
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Gordon B. Clarke
Cashier Cashier   See fewer
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Alexander Rose
Score Keeper Score Keeper   See fewer
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Carolyn Coates
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Carl York
Young Hustler Young Hustler   See fewer
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Vincent Gardenia
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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William Adams
Old Doctor (uncredited) Old Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Ahearne
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Andre
Waiter at Parisien Restaurant (uncredited) Waiter at Parisien Restaurant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Crabtree
Small Role (uncredited) Small Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Curtis
Girl with Fur Coat (uncredited) Girl with Fur Coat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Daget
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don De Leo
Another Player (uncredited) Another Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Dierkop
Pool Room Hood (uncredited) Pool Room Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Duell
Billy (Louisville Hustler) (uncredited) Billy (Louisville Hustler) (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Dukas
Kibitzer (uncredited) Kibitzer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brendan Fay
Player (uncredited) Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Gaynes
Extra in Poolroom (uncredited) Extra in Poolroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Healy
Hotel Proprietor (uncredited) Hotel Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hoke Howell
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Koll
Racetrack Ticket Clerk (uncredited) Racetrack Ticket Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles McDaniel
Reservation Clerk at Louisville Hotel (uncredited) Reservation Clerk at Louisville Hotel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Mosconi
Second Man (uncredited) Second Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willie Mosconi
Willie (uncredited) Willie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sid Raymond
First Man (uncredited) First Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Smith
Old Man Attendant (uncredited) Old Man Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blue Washington
Limping Attendant at Ames Billiards (uncredited) Limping Attendant at Ames Billiards (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 68,858 votes