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A street-smart pool player falls in with a pack of hustlers. As he rises in the underground circuit, he lands in the middle of a match between his boss and a crooked cop.

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Keoni Waxman

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ving Rhames ... Cue Ball Carl Bridgers
Roselyn Sanchez ... Jezebel Black
Daniel Newman ... Easy
Freddie Prinze Jr. ... Jericho Hudson
Callum Keith Rennie ... Michael Mortensen
Angus Macfadyen ... Tenderloin Tony
Devon Sawa ... Paul The Pawn
Dan Bell Dan Bell ... Nickles
Jon Eyez ... Mad Boy
Mark Krasnoff Mark Krasnoff ... Larry
Robert Pralgo ... Robert Hudson (as Rob Pralgo)
Leicester Landon Leicester Landon ... Janna
Jeffrey Huth Jeffrey Huth ... Tonight Show Ted
Bill Romanowski ... Case
Phi-Long Nguyen ... Jaime
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A street-smart pool player falls in with a pack of hustlers. As he rises in the underground circuit, he lands in the middle of a match between his boss and a crooked cop.

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There's no such thing as luck to a hustler.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, some strong sexuality, nudity, language and drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Poolhall Prophets See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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ridiculously stupid.
17 September 2006 | by vbaria9700See all my reviews

I'm a fan of poolhall junkies. i loved PJ because everything flowed and the shots were awesome. PJ wasn't so focused on hustling and an obvious fantasy plot line. PJ showed a range of pool players and the community. The kids who get punked, hustlers, pro players, and everything in between.

This movie on the other hand was so made up. The director even mentions a few of the lingo used was made up. SG had too much lingo if you asked me. All the clutter messed up the dialogue. Normal people in pool halls do not talk like that and I have been in plenty. So who the hell was the writer trying to target? Cuz I am sure there is only a small population of the nation that can understand everything these kids are blabbering about. And why have 8-ball signature logos when everyone knows the game is 9 ball. The 8-ball has no significance to the movie.

Bottom line, the director has no concept of what is true to real-life and what is just made up. this movie is like a report with a whole lot of footnotes, but none of the sources are relevant to the point.


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