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The Hustler Reviews

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May 20, 2003
Under Robert Rossen's strong direction, its ruthless and odorous account of one young hustler's eventual emancipation is positive and alive.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 10, 2003
Dingy atmosphere and great performances make this a standout.
September 26, 2002
One of the most compelling character-based films to emerge from the decade of the 1960s.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 28, 2002
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.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 11, 2002
The Hustler is one of those films where scenes have such psychic weight that they grow in our memories.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 28, 2002
Strikes that magical balance between a phenomenal cast, a director with a gift for shadow and mood, and a near-perfect screenplay.
Read More | Original Score: 94/100
May 30, 2002
A Streetcar Named Desire for the con man.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
The Hustler (1961) is the realistic adult story of a small-time, ambitious, struggling, self-destructive pool shark, commenting on winning/success and losing,
January 1, 2000
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.
May 28, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 29, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 21, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
November 19, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
May 1, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
December 3, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
November 14, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
September 2, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
August 4, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
June 26, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
August 30, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
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