This is what a classic movie is all about. Some people might completely write it off because it is black and white and because sadly Michael Bay did not direct it:
But there is good news, there are good movies outside of Michael Bay. This movie has amazing performances all around and is one of the many reasons why Paul Newman is badass. Many people consider it one of the best sport movies of all time. Everybody that disagrees, thinks this way because they don't think pool is a sport.
Watch it, and if you don't like it, then you should probably rent this movie instead:
Actually, on second thought, I might go watch that movie as well.