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POOLHALL JUNKIES

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Poolhall Junkies

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
94 minutes
Limited Release Date:
02/28/03
performer:
Mars Callahan, Alison Eastwood, Michael Rosenbaum, Glenn Plummer, Anson Mount, Chazz Palminteri, Rick Schroder, Rod Steiger, Christopher Walken
director:
Mars Callahan
distributor:
Samuel Goldwyn Films
author:
Mars Callahan, Chris Corso
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Drama, Sports

We gave it a D

So much yelling, barking, growling, and razzing in this hopped-up garage-band appropriation of ”The Hustler,” in which a pool shark (writer-director-star Mars Callahan) has to shake off the strong arm of his shady mentor (Chazz Palminteri) in order to go legit! So much preening and faux hipsterism and clomping camera work! Overexerting thespians also include Christopher Walken and Rod Steiger.

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