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88% Calvary Aug 01
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18% Sex Tape $6.1M
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—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
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The Hustler Reviews

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Variety
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The Hustler belongs to that school of screen realism that allows impressive performances but defeats the basic goal of pure entertainment.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 21, 2007
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 4/5

July 30, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The Hustler is one of those films where scenes have such psychic weight that they grow in our memories.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

July 11, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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One of the most compelling character-based films to emerge from the decade of the 1960s.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 4/4

September 26, 2002
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Despite the seedy settings (so evocative that they are almost a character in the story), this is almost a traditional morality play about humility and redemption.

| Original Score: 4/5

July 28, 2002
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Like a traditional morality play; teens and up.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 28, 2010
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Strikes that magical balance between a phenomenal cast, a director with a gift for shadow and mood, and a near-perfect screenplay.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 94/100

June 28, 2002
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

| Original Score: 5/5

August 30, 2002
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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This picture is so much better than Martin Scorsese's belated sequel The Color of Money that they don't even belong in the same category.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 1, 2000
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This is one of Newman's very best films, if not his best, even if it's relentlessly depressing.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

May 20, 2011
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

A Streetcar Named Desire for the con man.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 30, 2002
Eric Melin
Scene-Stealers.com

| Original Score: 4/5

September 29, 2006
Eric Melin
Scene-Stealers.com

So much more than the ups and downs of one pool player--It's shot in a very realistic way and deals with inner conflict and what it means to be a man.

Full Review Source: Scene-Stealers.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 20, 2011
Derek Adams
Time Out
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A wonderful hymn to the last true era when men of substance played pool with a vengeance.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Arthur Ryel-Lindsey
Slant Magazine

This is the purest examination of an athlete's internal struggle ever mounted for the screen.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 4/4

June 29, 2007
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

| Original Score: 5/5

September 2, 2003
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

| Original Score: 5/5

May 1, 2004
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

| Original Score: 4/5

November 19, 2004
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A rich paean to the low-life pool players, dank pool halls and its pool sharks.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A

January 1, 2006
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Elenco impecável em um filme fascinante e doloroso sobre um personagem em busca da própria integridade.

| Original Score: 5/5

September 11, 2006
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