The Color of Money
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Eddie Felson: Do you smell that?
Vincent Lauria: What, smoke?
Carmen: No, Money.

Eddie Felson: I can always go back to whiskey, it's been very good to me.

Eddie Felson: The balls roll funny for everybody, kiddo.

Eddie Felson: It's even, but it ain't settled. Let's settle it.

Carmen: You really think Vincent's that good?
Eddie Felson: Well, he's got the eye, he's got the stroke, he's got the flake... he's got the flake down cold. But can he flake on and flake off? I don't know. That's not clear.

Orvis: You know who you got stakehorsin' here for you? This here's Fast Eddie Felson. Who the hell are you? The end of the world?

Vincent Lauria: Hey Julian I just want your best game.

Eddie Felson: Human moves, kid. You study the watch... while I study you.

Eddie Felson: Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.

Eddie Felson: Pool excellence is not about excellent pool.

Eddie Felson: I'm not your daddy, I'm not your boyfriend, so don't be playing games with me. I'm your partner.

Eddie Felson: Where's the Balabushka?
Carmen: Vincent took it.
Eddie Felson: You said he was out.
Carmen: He was in and out.
Eddie Felson: He took the cue stick?
Carmen: Yes.
Eddie Felson: And you let him?
Carmen: Well, so what?
Eddie Felson: Shit.
Carmen: Oh, man, I'm sorry.
Eddie Felson: Jesus. Goddamn. Child care.

Carmen: You win one more game, you're gonna be humping your fist for a long time. Got that, Vincent?

Eddie Felson: This ain't pool. This is for bangers. Straight pool is pool. This is like hand-ball, or cribbage, or something. Straight pool, you gotta be a real surgeon to get 'em, you know? It's all finesse. Now, every thing is nine-ball, 'cause it's fast, good for T.V., good for a lot of break shots... Oh, well. What the hell. Checkers sells more than chess.

Factual error: Cruise is breaking and if you watch the eight ball after the break it's following the 5 into a pocket at the end of the table closest to Tom. Now the 8 ball didn't necessarily go in because they focus on the one ball, but in the next frame shot, there's no way it could be at the opposite end of the table like they show. (00:29:20)

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Trivia: Paul Newman won his only Oscar for his performance as Fast Eddie Felson in this movie.

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