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The American Hustle

April 28th 2014
Genre: Drama, Crime


Summary

Based on the Abscam sting operation of the late 1970s and early 1980s, the story follows FBI agent Richie DiMaso as he blackmails conman Irving Rosenfeld and his lover Sydney Prosser into helping him with a case after a successful investigation into the pair's own foreign banking scam. Although DiMaso's sights are initially set on New Jersey Mayor Carmine Polito, the investigation is broadened to include influential members of Congress who are suspected of taking bribes. 


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Main Actors

  • Christian Bale
  • Amy Adams
  • Bradley Cooper
  • Jeremy Renner
  • Jennifer Lawrence

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