American Hustle

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A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) who, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams), is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that’s as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con artists and Feds. Irving’s unpredictable wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.
the official version from on August 24, 2013

The true story of Abscam, the FBI's 1980 undercover sting operation to root out corruption in Congress, which was the brainchild of the world's greatest con man.
verbatim from on January 20, 2011

Production History as of November 30, 2013





Starts shooting February 14, 2013.


Running Time

2 hours,9 minutes

Shooting Locations

Monday, February 4 2013:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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