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The Color of Money

The Color of Money is a 1986 film which tells the story of a former pool player who becomes mentor to a younger, flashier version of himself. It stars Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Helen Shaver[?].

The movie was adapted by Richard Price from the novel by Walter Tevis[?]. It was directed by Martin Scorsese.

It won the the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Paul Newman) and was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.

Newman's role was a reprisal of his same character in The Hustler.

Most of the trick pool shots were performed by Cruise.

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