25 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Hustler'

Filed under: Best Movies Ever, Columns, This Week in MoviesRack 'em! This week marks the 50th anniversary of 'The Hustler,' the landmark drama that cemented Paul Newman's stardom and gave him his signature rebellious antihero role, pool shark Fast Eddie Felson. It was a movie that sparked a real-life pool craze and inspired an actual pool hustler to rise to fame by renaming himself Minnesota Fats after Jackie Gleason's on-screen pool hall king. In honor of the film's golden anniversary, here are...