A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
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. Written by
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Sidney puts a colorful jacket on Irving in the dry cleaners. You can see clearly that when he hugs her from behind he still has the solid color blazer on. See more »
What are you doing, going behind my back? Telling people I'm screwing up this operation? I got you a suite at the fucking Plaza Hotel.
The shittiest suite at the Plaza Hotel.
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The film opens with the late 1970s Columbia Pictures logo, as well as 70s-stylized logos for Atlas Entertainment and Annapurna Pictures. See more »
Good points Good cast, Good performance from Bale and Jennifer. I'm not really a fan of Bale as well.
Bad points At 2hours 10mins its way too long and there will be times when your bored Bradley Cooper lets it down a bit as well playing his part like in comedy Wedding Crashers. If indeed it is true that the Director let them improvise parts of it, then that might be where it went wrong. Don't BELIEVE THE HYPE this is another case of people jumping on the bandwagon just because others say so. Yes im aware of the irony of telling people not to watch it on my say so.
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