The Color of MoneyOscar Nominee Runtime: 119 minutes
The Hustler isn't what he used to be, but he has the next best thing. A kid who is.
The Color of Money is a drama film released in 1986. It is based on the book "The Color of Money" by Tevis, Walter. . The Color of Money was released as a sequel to the 1961 film The Hustler. The film stars Paul Newman as Fast Eddie Felson, Tom Cruise as Vincent Lauria and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as Carmen. The Color of Money was produced for $14,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $14,000,000 in ticket sales and $24,000,000 in rental and home sales.
The Color of Money was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in two categories. It was an Oscar nominee for art direction and writing (screenplay based on material from another medium).