Summer is almost here which is the perfect time to revisit the films in our Teen Movie genre.
Adolescent issues, growing pains, adventures, and psychological traumas are often the primary focus, with the antagonistic elements usually being other teens, adults, parents and/or themselves.
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Sports Drama - Rated R - 119 Minutes - 1986
Paul Newman won his only Oscar for reprising the character of Fast Eddie Felson, first seen in 1961's The Hustler, in this sequel. A relatively low-key affair, The Color of Money shows the aging pool fiend taking a hotheaded young talent, played by Tom Cruise, under his wing and reconciling his own conflicted feelings about the game and the hustler life. Director Martin Scorsese jumps in to help bring Felson and his world back to life after 25 years, and though the movie doesn't sprint to a big ending, the understated camaraderie and conflict between the leads is plenty to keep the momentum going.