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The Hustler Reviews

June 7, 2011
This hardboiled, emotionally potent Cinemascope sonata of addiction and self-defeatism makes for one of the strongest Blu-ray releases Fox is likely to produce this year.
October 18, 2008
| Original Score: A+
October 6, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: A
July 7, 2007
a quintessential character study that mixes psychology and social realism to create something that, in 1961, was distinctly modern
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 29, 2007
The Hustler reaffirms your faith in the movies.
June 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 20, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 18, 2007
The film rarely leaves the shadowy world of smoky poolroom caves - it seems to be lit by the spill of overhead pool-table lights and bar lamps...
June 12, 2007
The digital cut is awesome as well with little print damage and most of it cleaned up to make a beautiful version that is a must buy if you haven't already added it to your collection.
| Original Score: 7/10
June 8, 2007
Fox Home Video treats this movie like the classic it truly is with two excellent DVD packages.
Read More | Original Score: 94/100
September 23, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 23, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 14, 2004
If painter Edward Hopper made a movie, it would have looked like this: scene after scene of stylized loneliness. Nighthawks hustling pool, love, and moments of recovery.
Read More | Original Score: 7/10
January 24, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 9, 2002
| Original Score: 5/7
August 20, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 28, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/4