Billiards movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant billiards movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, clever, psychological, humorous and sexy films and TV shows about / with billiards, gambling, swimming pool, bar, dialogue, female nudity, mentor, love and romance, redemption and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
billiards movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as billiards: The Hustler (1961), Turn the River (2007), Kisses and Caroms (2006), Poolhall Junkies (2002), Shooting Gallery (2005), The Color of Money (1986), Pakners (2003), The Rack Pack (2016), Hard Knuckle (1988), The Baltimore Bullet (1980).

List of billiards movies

The Hustler (1961)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, cynical, sexy ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: gambling, billiards, sport, hustler, suspense, suicide, success, championship, cons and scams, rivalry, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, minnesota, san francisco, new york
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Turn the River (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.
Style: psychological, realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy
Plot: billiards, gambling, kidnapping, family relations, family problems, hopes, parents and children, dysfunctional family, addiction, estrangement, starting over, single parent ...
Place: canada, new york, usa
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Kisses and Caroms (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In California, Zack owns the "Breakingtime Billiards", a store that sells pool tables and game room supplies. He works with his girlfriend Jennifer; the sexy seller Tara; the installer of pool tables and best friend, the wolf David, and ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: billiards, cheating wife, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, thirtysomething life, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, partners, workplace, opposites attract, love triangle ...
Time: 2000s
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Poolhall Junkies (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired pool hustler is forced to pick up the stick again when his brother starts a game he can't finish.
Style: witty, clever, stylized, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: billiards, gambling, con artists, gangsters, vengeance, life philosophy, con men, underdog, sport, hustler, betrayal, justice ...
Place: new jersey, new orleans
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Shooting Gallery (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 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.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, neo noir
Plot: billiards, gambling, police corruption, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, oral sex, game, kids in trouble, street kid, figment, gunfight ...
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The Color of Money (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie" Felson decides he wants to return to the game by taking a pupil. He meets talented but green Vincent Lauria and proposes a partnership. As they tour pool halls, Eddie teaches Vincent the tricks of scamming, ...
Style: road movie, talky, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Audience: manly, teens, boys' night
Plot: billiards, gambling, sport, hustler, casino, scam, mentor, manipulation, youth, redemption, comeback, on the road ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, atlantic city new jersey, usa
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Pakners (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two men from different backgrounds team up to win a billiards challenge in this underdog sports drama from the Philippines. Pakners stars real-life pool legend Efren "Bata" Reyes as a man who's just been conned out of his savings when ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous, psychological, disturbing
Plot: billiards, gambling, ambition, rivalry, competitor, money problems, sport, professional rivalry, teamwork, financial problem, naivete, policewoman ...
Place: the philippines
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The Rack Pack (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The 1980s snooker rivalry between Alex “Hurricane” Higgins and Steve “The Nugget” Davis, two very different personalities who helped popularise the sport on TV.
Style: light, sincere, disturbing, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: snooker, sport, alcohol abuse, alcoholic, professional sports, british, professional athlete, self destructing, manager, rivalry, husband wife relationship, sports hero ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1982
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Hard Knuckle (1988)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Post-apocalypse thriller about snooker
Plot: post apocalypse, billiards, distopia, post-apocalyptic future, train, rat, motorcycle, favor, card playing, camel, protege, racism ...
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The Baltimore Bullet (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A tale of two hustlers trying to set up a big game.
Plot: gambling, billiards, hustler, tournament, father son relationship, card playing, stalker, misogyny, on the road, hitman, sexism, cheating ...
Place: new orleans, baltimore
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Number One (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A down on his luck Irishman in London decides to play snooker for money.
Plot: billiards, gambling, athlete, fight, irishman, swearing, prostitution, snooker, blackmail, schoolgirl, cheating, nipples ...
Place: london
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Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Sport, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Off the wall British musical. Cocky cockney snooker player Billy Kid accepts the challenge of a grudge match from Maxwell Randall (the Green Baize Vampire), six times world champion; the loser will never play professional snooker again.
Style: parody
Plot: billiards, gambling, cowboy, vampire, surrealism, snooker, billy the kid, satire
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8-Ball (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 8-Ball tells the story of single mother Pike who, having just been released from prison, is trying to start her life anew. When her former boyfriend Lalli comes back from abroad, it opens a window into a past that Pike wants to put behind her.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: hopes, one more chance, starting over, going straight, haunted by the past, family relations, single parent, parents and children, domestic violence, past, motherhood, jail ...
Time: 21st century
Place: finland
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Mr. Fifteen Balls (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Francesco Di Narnali is a world champion billiards Italian and American, with a particular talent for spectacular performances, in particular to be able to pit fifteen balls to the pool with a broom instead of a stick; hence the nickname "Mr. ...
Plot: billiards, world champion, flowers, prostitution, single, cemetery, small town, ghost
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Wandering Ginza Butterfly (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gang leader Nami (cult film legend Meiko Kaji) kills a member of a yakuza group and goes away to prison. Upon her release three years later, she’s a shamed woman confined to living in the shadowy world of sex clubs and street gangs. She returns to ...
Style: cult film
Plot: gambling, revenge, billiards, yakuza, sexploitation, fencing, female yakuza, girl gang, sword, street gang, heroine, smoking ...
Place: japan
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The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: epic, intense, exciting, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Audience: manly, chick flick, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, batman, heroes, secret identity, moral dilemma, corruption, psychopath, organized crime, tragic hero, double life, good versus evil, villain ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, hong kong
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Infernal Affairs II (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chinese mafia, organized crime, spy, vengeance, murder, police, police investigation, survival, suspense, police detective, recruit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997, year 1991, year 1995 ...
Place: hong kong, china, asia, thailand
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Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: factual, brutal, intense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, corruption, fbi, violence, murder, illness, brutality, irish mob, true crime, arms dealing ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1995 ...
Place: boston, new jersey, usa, massachusetts, miami ...
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Hard Luck Love Song (2020)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jesse, a charismatic but down on his luck troubadour, finds himself at an existential crossroads as bad choices catch up with him during an unexpected reunion with Carla, an old flame.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, tense, talky ...
Plot: love story, character study, illegal gambling, love, love and romance, couple relations, music, couples, true love, family relations, friendship, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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Joshua Then and Now (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Mordecai Richler, allegedly his autobiography, it tells the story of a Jewish writer, from his life as a young boy in Montreal to his more complicated grown-up life.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, clever ...
Plot: courtroom drama, jewish, billiards, writers, injustice, family problems, religions or cults, family relations, society, ambition, coming of age, writer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal
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Bye Bye Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love triangles often provoke the most unpredictable behavior and "Bye Bye Baby" proves no exception to the rule. Will anybody end up happily in love at the end of this amorous debacle? One otrageous scene after another leads to a series of ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, island, billiards, erotica, breakup, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage, womanizer, unfulfillment, dangerous animal, nude ...
Time: 80s
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Go for Zucker (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Germany director Dani Levy filmed this comedy about Jewish life in today’s Germany along side the familiar east-west conflict. With it great success this film is a joyful comedy of humor and knowledge.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous
Plot: family relations, culture clash, dysfunctional family, parents and children, love and romance, sibling relationship, estrangement, couples, family problems, holocaust, gender, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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Ten Little Indians (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Spain, UK, Iran
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ten people are invited to a hotel for a weekend getaway by a Mr. U. N. Owen, who mysteriously isn't in attendance. When the group gets together for their first dinner, a record is played in which Mr. Owen accuses each guest of committing ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending, rough ...
Plot: hotel, murder, vigilante, paranoia, serial killer, characters killed one by one, isolation, who done it, psychopath, serial murder, doctor, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east
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Summer in the City (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Released from prison a man wanders through a new reality
Style: student film
Plot: prison, cinema, billiards, winter, ex convict, on the run, train, airplane, very little dialogue, movie theatre, released from prison, pinball ...
Place: munich germany, berlin germany
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Man, Woman and Beast (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A small town in Italy is about to celebrate their patron saint. The city is full of people with different problems. A Communist in existentialist crisis that also must take care of his mentally ill wife. A woman who is tired of her husband's ...
Style: controversial, erotic, disturbing, experimental, weird ...
Plot: female psychopath, fetish, surrealism, wrestling, butcher, dysfunctional family, farmer, billiards, carnival, dream, incest, communist ...
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Cookies & Cream (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A racially mixed single mother accepts an amateur porn gig to take care of her daughter and herself.
Style: sexy, erotic
Plot: porn industry, trust, porn, hidden camera, billiards, dating, single mother, smoking, pornography, sushi, webcam, horse and carriage ...
Place: new york
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The Music Man (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, colourful, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, date night, family outing
Plot: small town, dancing, con artists, library, librarian, fall in love, love, redemption, greed, interracial romance, idealism, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: iowa, indiana, midwest, usa
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If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in their lives. In 1961, Edith loses her lover, Abby, to a stroke. Linda and Amy struggle with feminist issues in 1972. And, ...
Style: captivating, sexual, psychological, disturbing, feminist film ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian couple, lesbianism, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, gender, feminism, woman, lgbtq, lesbian bar ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1972 ...
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Bull Durham (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Veteran catcher Crash Davis is brought to the minor league Durham Bulls to help their up and coming pitching prospect, "Nuke" Laloosh. Their relationship gets off to a rocky start and is further complicated when baseball groupie Annie ...
Style: sexy, inspirational, funny, realistic, talky ...
Plot: baseball, sport, small town, love triangle, mentor, relationships, age difference, sexual content, coach, summer, female nudity, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, california, usa
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Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Slowed by age and failing eyesight, crack baseball scout Gus Lobel takes his grown daughter along as he checks out the final prospect of his career. Along the way, the two renew their bond, and she catches the eye of a young player-turned-scout.
Style: inspirational, touching, melancholic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: baseball, father daughter relationship, sport, aging, reluctant, blind character, pitcher, kids and family, destiny, good versus evil, parent grown child relationship, scout ...
Time: 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, georgia, california, boston ...
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