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American Hustle (2013) Movie Information

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722

Avg. Rating:

3.00/4

# of Ratings:

90

Genres:

Drama, Historical

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

12/20/2013

DVD Release:

03/18/2014

Director:

David O. Russell

Actors:

Bradley Cooper
Christian Bale
Jennifer Lawrence
Jeremy Renner
Amy Adams
Robert De Niro

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

A con artist and his partner are forced into an alliance with a federal agent where they work against people just like them - all in a bid to bring down the corrupt, volatile mayor of Camden, New Jersey. -- Chris Kavan

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Amy 02/26/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

The costumes and props are highly enjoyable, and the female performances not bad. The biggest hole in the movie is Bale, who doesn't even convince me as a schlub from the Bronx, let alone as a con artist slick enough to convince people he's anything else. The script suggests that the character has the kind of charisma that makes people want to do whatever he says, but for me at least, it never translated to the screen.

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Lauren 02/08/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

Very good. Every single actor did an outstanding job with their role. Amy Adams just wow! Bradley Cooper acts on a whole new level I haven't seen before. Jennifer Lawrence, amazing as always. Christian Bale is outstanding. Highly recommend. It's a drama. There are some humorous parts. It shows the reasoning behind con artist while telling a story.

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Matthew 12/31/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3.5/4 

This movie feels like a reunion of David O. Russell's old films.american Hustle. this movie has a great acting and the soundtrack for this movie was brilliant but the movie does slow down at some parts.and this movie will get a 3 and a half out of 4 star's "David O. Russell should win a Oscar"

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  Yojimbo
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07/08/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"American Hustle" by Yojimbo

A pair of con artists are blackmailed into helping the FBI entrap corrupt politicians or face jail. David O. Russell's long con comedy drama was very well received upon its release and fans of Martin Scorsese will no doubt see his influence throughout the film. It has the flavour of a PG rated version of Casino as these amoral hustlers try to out manoeuvre each other while staying one step ahead of the organised criminals they are charged with duping. Its light-hearted tone makes for a few amusing moments, often revolving around Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence's car crash of a marriage and the general level of ineptitude displayed by this cut price Ocean's crew. But one thing the story didn't seem to have is any kind of narrative momentum. It just seemed to be a loose collection of c...

Rating of
3/4 

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  Taz
Taz
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04/01/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Good Story, Great Acting

I really enjoyed this movie. The story was fun but the acting, music and costumes made the movie. Every actor in this movie was phenomenal and they all earned every acting nomination they got and more. The music and the costumes were great and made the movie fun to listen to and watch. The story got a little slow in a few places but the amazing acting and great costumes kept thing interesting at those parts. Christian Bale had to hands down be my favorite actor in the movie. He played the part perfect, you wanted to dislike him but he had just enough redeeming qualities to make you have like him. And with all the make up and wardrobe you almost for got you were watching Christian Bale. The rest of the cast was great as well, Amy Adams was incredible as con-artist Sydney and Jennifer Lawre...

Rating of
3/4 

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  memento_mori
memento_mori
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01/01/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Relish the hustle.

I never would have thought the strength of this movie would be so difficult to explain.

It is uncandidly inherent, in other words: you know that subjective feeling it provides when you watch it. It either bores you or grabs you and rattles you, and I am glad to report that it did just the latter, constantly.

The scope of this movie is divided between its characters. We start at one hilarious person and go to the next. From the hairdos to the way the streets looked to the mannerisms of this stellar cast to the movement of the camera, everything seemed like it was huge and deserved your concentration, especially the actors who put their hearts into their characters to make them memorable, in which they succeed admirably.

Directors should give their actors the space David O. Russell...

Rating of
4/4 

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