March 21, 2003
Genre(s): Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Johnny is obsessed with the game of pool. He is under the control of Joe, his mentor, who limits the games that Johnny can play. Chafing under Joe’s tutelage, Johnny breaks out on his own. Joe doesn’t like this, and he tries to make Johnny stay. Johnny sends some of his friends to beat Joe to scare him into leaving him alone. Johnny’s girlfriend tells him he has to get a real job or she will leave him. Joe start working construction, but he dreams of hustling pool again. Johnny’s younger brother Danny starts to become a pool hustler. Joe, seeking revenge against Johnny, has his new protégé hustle Danny. Danny commits a robbery to pay the debt he owes Joe, which ends with him in jail. Now, Johnny must play a pool match against Joe’s new protégé to settle the score.