"You gotta have two things to win. You gotta have brains and you gotta have balls. Now, you got too much of one and not enough of the other."
What's it about?
It's 25 years since "Fast Eddie" Felson (Paul Newman) was a fulltime pool hustler and facing Minnesota Fats in that legendary game. When his path crosses with Vincent (Tom Cruise), Eddie recognises something of himself in this immensely talented but hugely cocky young pool player, and takes him under his wing to teach him the ropes. History, however, has a habit of repeating itself, and the problems of yesteryear resurface in this new relationship.