|The Color of Money 1986 R, 119 min.|
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver, John Turturro, Bill Cobbs, Keith McCready, Bruce A. Young, Ron Dean, Randall Arney, Lisa Dodson, Forest Whitaker, Vito D'Ambrosio, Robert Agins, Alvin Anastasia
This film is a sequel to "The Hustler." The aging pool champion Fast Eddie Felson (Paul Newman) has a protege, Vincent Lauria (Tom Cruise), to join him in profits available through pool games. But, Vincent's manipulative girlfriend Carmen (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) wants in on the action, and a power struggle ensues leading to a match between Fast Eddie and Vincent in Atlantic City. The dirty, snow-covered city and smoky pool halls reflect the lives of the characters. Paul Newman won an Academy Award for Best Actor.
|Stolen Summer 2002 PG, 91 min.|
Director: Pete Jones
Cast: Aidan Quinn, Bonnie Hunt, Kevin Pollak, Brian Dennehy, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Mike Weinberg, Adiel Stein, Lisa Dodson, Howard Friedland, Amara Balthrop-Lewis, Peggy Roeder, Martin Hughes, Ryan Kelley, Lindsay Light, Will Malnati
After eight-year-old Peter (Adi Stein) is warned by his Catholic school teacher that he will end up in Hell if he doesn't mend his ways, Peter befriends a young Jewish boy, Danny (Mike Weinberg), who is dying of cancer. Peter's quest is to convert Danny and, thus, allow him to get into Heaven.
|1. The Color of Money (1986)|
2. Stolen Summer (2002)
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