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American Hustle


Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Amy Adams View All


David O. Russell (Director), David O. Russell (Writer), Eric Warren Singer (Writer) View All

Release: Dec. 12th, 2013
Runtime: 2 hours, 18 minutes
A conman and his seductive partner are forced to work for a wild FBI agent, who pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and the Mafia.
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In particular the film attempts to peer inside the world of con artists in a similar fashion as Goodfellas did with the mob, with a great deal of similarities shared between the two films.
For a plot-driven film, American Hustle also contains a vast amount of very richly sketched characters, which is very rare these days.
O'Russell doesn't let it get too convoluted or step on the character's toes however which is why this film worked so well for me.
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