Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason give iconic performances in this dark, morally complex tale of redemption. It's a complex issue that rears its head in many antihero works, when the main protagonist gives up happiness for something bigger than themselves, and here Eddie is stuck between a rock and a hard place. He was a hustler. Jake LaMotta as Bartender. Don de Leo as Another Player. It has a lot to say about taking sports too seriously, especially when gambling is involved, and how one could sometimes put sport above relationships with people and the cost that comes with it. Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder.
Church of the Good Hustler. Eddie dismisses Charlie as a scared old man and tells him to "go lie down and die" by himself. Those tables are the slabs they lay the stiffs on. Tom Ahearne as Bartender. Scott are all tremendous that raises this somewhat familiar tale well above average territory. Life of the Party.
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I don't think there's a pool player alive shoots better pool than I saw you shoot the other night at Ames. I'll be alive when I get out, Charlie. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Feeling trapped in their small town, Scott battles with his conservative veteran father, Cliff, and Ralph deals with his desperately sexual mother, Ev.
Description: When becoming members of the site, you could use the full range of functions and enjoy the most exciting films. Along with a classic performance by Newman, The Hustler also features turns by Scott, Laurie, and Gleason, in a rare dramatic role. And for the same reason -- 'cause he hates you, 'cause of what you are. Jake LaMotta as bartender Gordon B.