Paul Newman in The Color of Money

<b>The Color of Money (1986)</b><br>
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Newman finally won the best-actor Oscar he'd deserved since "The Hustler" by reprising the role of Fast Eddie Felson for <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB004197" title="Martin Scorsese" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/martin-scorsese-PECLB004197.topic">Martin Scorsese</a>. Felson is now older and jaded, and is pestered by a young doppelganger of his former self, played by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001209" title="Tom Cruise" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/tom-cruise-PECLB001209.topic">Tom Cruise</a>. It's not as good as "The Hustler," but that would have been almost impossible. It's still a well-made, entertaining story.
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( TOUCHSTONE PICTURES / HANDOUT / January 20, 2005 )

The Color of Money (1986)

Newman finally won the best-actor Oscar he'd deserved since "The Hustler" by reprising the role of Fast Eddie Felson for Martin Scorsese. Felson is now older and jaded, and is pestered by a young doppelganger of his former self, played by Tom Cruise. It's not as good as "The Hustler," but that would have been almost impossible. It's still a well-made, entertaining story.

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