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R| 2 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Christian Bale , Bradley Cooper , Jeremy Renner , Amy Adams , Jennifer Lawrence , Louis C.K. , Jack Huston , Michael Peña

Director: David O. Russell

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

American Hustle (2013)

Release Date: December 13th, 2013|2 hr. 18 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    For some, the silver linings in Russell’s movies represent a failure to embrace darkness. I see them as a humanist’s act of resistance. That’s why American Hustle ranks with the year’s best movies. It gets under your skin. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    American Hustle is David O. Russell's best film, one that finds him in that ideal zone of spontaneity and complete control. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    With one of the best ensemble casts of any film this year, it's audacious, enthralling and uproarious. show more

  • April 20, 2014 rakpak3
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    Loved this movie. Enjoyed every aspect. The cast, the acting, the music, the clothes and hair styles. Could really relate to the late 1970's era...Great acting and script . A must see movie . I intend to watch it again .!

  • April 01, 2014 tk00000000188508
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    Even though some of the nominations are well deserved, the story in general in not good. Especially the ending, it was weak. You can skip this one nothing new here.

  • March 28, 2014 ye00000000187270
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    Surprisingly, I enjoyed this movie a lot more than I thought I would. Fun to watch and great soundtrack.

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