Skip to main content
  • Amy Adams

    Born on August 20, 1974 in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy

awards & nominations

view all awards

American Hustle (2013)

Amy Adams as "Sydney Prosser"

Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) dabbles in forgery and loan-sharking, but when he falls for fellow grifter Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams), things change in a big way. Caught red-handed by FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper), Irv and Sydney are forced to work under cover as part of DiMaso's sting operation to nail a New Jersey mayor (Jeremy Renner). Meanwhile, Irv's jealous wife (Jennifer Lawrence) may be the one to bring everyone's world crashing down. Based on the 1970s Abscam case.

Academy Award (2013) Nominated Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013) Nominated Leading Actress
Golden Globe (2013) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Amy Adams in the news

view all news

Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' Trailer Is Refreshingly Johnny Depp-Free (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Sep 19th 2014, 9:30AM

Sep 19th 2014, 9:30AM

Are These Sneaky Set Pics of the Batmobile? (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Sep 10th 2014, 7:15AM

Sep 10th 2014, 7:15AM

Superman and Lois Lane Do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Aug 26th 2014, 11:00AM

Aug 26th 2014, 11:00AM

Here's Your First Look at Amy Adams in Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' (PHOTO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Aug 4th 2014, 10:15AM

Aug 4th 2014, 10:15AM

Henry Cavill Is Still Super Handsome (But Way More Serious) in the First Official 'Batman v Superman' Photo

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jul 3rd 2014, 7:45AM

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:45AM

Henry Cavill Is the Most Handsome Newspaper Man Ever in This New 'Batman v Superman' Photo

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jun 30th 2014, 9:30AM

Jun 30th 2014, 9:30AM

Amy Adams Gives Her First Class Seat to a Serviceman, Wins Our Hearts

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jun 27th 2014, 12:15PM

Jun 27th 2014, 12:15PM

What We Know About the 'Justice League' Movie Right Now

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Apr 28th 2014, 9:20AM

Apr 28th 2014, 9:20AM

Cate Blanchett & Amy Adams Went to a Tattoo Parlor After the Oscars

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Mar 4th 2014, 3:00PM

Mar 4th 2014, 3:00PM

Oscar Predictions 2014: Who Will Win Best Actress?

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 26th 2014, 5:00AM

Feb 26th 2014, 5:00AM

Oscars 2014: Who's Presenting at This Year's Ceremony?

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Feb 24th 2014, 10:30AM

Feb 24th 2014, 10:30AM

Watch Amy Adams's Tearful Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Feb 20th 2014, 3:00PM

Feb 20th 2014, 3:00PM

Jennifer Lawrence's White 'American Hustle' Dress Was Lightly Dusted With Doritos

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jan 30th 2014, 1:00PM

Jan 30th 2014, 1:00PM

Oscars 2014: Who Are The Best Actress Nominees?

Posted by
Jonny Black on Jan 27th 2014, 4:00AM

Jan 27th 2014, 4:00AM

Golden Globes 2014 Recap: The 14 Best and Worst Moments

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jan 13th 2014, 5:00AM

Jan 13th 2014, 5:00AM

'Batman vs. Superman' Filming Starts 'Very Soon,' Says Amy Adams

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jan 8th 2014, 11:45AM

Jan 8th 2014, 11:45AM

'Muppets Most Wanted': 12 Things We Learned on the Set of Kermit & Miss Piggy's New Movie (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Jan 8th 2014, 6:00AM

Jan 8th 2014, 6:00AM

'American Hustle' Director David O. Russell: 'It's the Biggest Movie I've Ever Made'

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Dec 19th 2013, 5:00AM

Dec 19th 2013, 5:00AM

'American Hustle' Review: 10 Things to Know About the Star-Studded Crime Caper

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Dec 19th 2013, 4:30AM

Dec 19th 2013, 4:30AM

Christian Bale's Comb Over and Other 'American Hustle' Hair Tales

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Dec 11th 2013, 12:00PM

Dec 11th 2013, 12:00PM

Lois Lane & Wonder Woman Should Team Up in 'Batman vs. Superman,' Says Amy Adams

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Dec 10th 2013, 12:00PM

Dec 10th 2013, 12:00PM

'American Hustle' Clip: Christian Bale Accuses Bradley Cooper of 'Ruining America' (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Dec 4th 2013, 10:30AM

Dec 4th 2013, 10:30AM

New 'Her' Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson Fall in Love (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Dec 4th 2013, 6:00AM

Dec 4th 2013, 6:00AM

'Her' Review: 10 Things to Know About the Technological Romance Flick

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Oct 14th 2013, 11:00AM

Oct 14th 2013, 11:00AM

'American Hustle' Poster Debut: The '70s Never Looked So Good (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Tim Hayne on Oct 3rd 2013, 8:30AM

Oct 3rd 2013, 8:30AM

Ben Affleck Is Batman, Will Appear in 'Man of Steel' Sequel

Posted by
Tim Hayne on Aug 22nd 2013, 5:32PM

Aug 22nd 2013, 5:32PM

Up Next for Lee Daniels: Janis Joplin Biopic Starring Amy Adams

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Aug 22nd 2013, 2:00PM

Aug 22nd 2013, 2:00PM

Spike Jonze's 'Her' Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix Falls in Love With a Computer (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Aug 7th 2013, 12:30PM

Aug 7th 2013, 12:30PM

'American Hustle' Trailer Offers First Look at David O. Russell Crime Epic (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jul 31st 2013, 8:00AM

Jul 31st 2013, 8:00AM

'Man of Steel' Star Amy Adams: 'Perfect Isn't Normal, Nor Is It Interesting'

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Jun 18th 2013, 11:30AM

Jun 18th 2013, 11:30AM

'Man of Steel' World Premiere: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams Soar Into New York (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Jun 11th 2013, 6:33AM

Jun 11th 2013, 6:33AM

'Man of Steel' Unscripted: Henry Cavill & Amy Adams Reveal Their Real-Life Kryptonites (VIDEO)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Jun 10th 2013, 8:44AM

Jun 10th 2013, 8:44AM

'Man of Steel' Unscripted: Ask Henry Cavill and Amy Adams a Question!

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on May 28th 2013, 11:52AM

May 28th 2013, 11:52AM

'Trouble With The Curve' Clip: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams Square Off

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Sep 20th 2012, 7:30AM

Sep 20th 2012, 7:30AM

'Object of Beauty': Amy Adams To Star And Produce Steve Martin Novel

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Feb 7th 2012, 8:10AM

Feb 7th 2012, 8:10AM

'Trouble With The Curve' Release Date: Clint Eastwood's New Film Scheduled For September

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 31st 2012, 4:42AM

Jan 31st 2012, 4:42AM

Is 'The Muppets' Mahna Mahna? (and 24 Other Urgent Mahna Mahnas)

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Nov 23rd 2011, 8:35AM

Nov 23rd 2011, 8:35AM

Muppets Unscripted: Miss Piggy, Kermit, Jason Segel and Amy Adams Talk Fashion, Films and Fozzie Bear

Posted by
Catarina Ferreira on Nov 21st 2011, 9:39AM

Nov 21st 2011, 9:39AM

Early Edition: Amy Adams Heads 'Orphanage' Remake; Coens Go Folk; Cronenberg Sees a Shrink

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Sep 1st 2011, 4:00AM

Sep 1st 2011, 4:00AM

Amy Adams as Lois Lane on the 'Man of Steel' Set

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Aug 16th 2011, 1:00PM

Aug 16th 2011, 1:00PM

comments

Stay Connected with Moviefone

Download the Free App!

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X