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American Hustle (12-Dec-2013)

Director: David O. Russell

Writers: David O. Russell; Eric Singer

Keywords: Crime

Ensemble crime drama centers on events pertaining to the FBI's late-1970s and early-1980s ABSCAM operation.

ABSTRACT
Standing as a fictionalized tale based on the FBI's true-life far-reaching ABSCAM operation of the late 1970s and early 1980s, American Hustle follows Irving Rosenfeld, a quick-witted and capable con man who is pressured by FBI agent Richie DiMaso into infiltrating New Jersey's notorious Mafia-infested criminal underworld, theoretically assisting in bringing down a number of corrupt politicians and power-brokers along the way. Nominated for ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Original Screenplay.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Amy Adams
Actor
20-Aug-1974   Junebug
Christian Bale
Actor
30-Jan-1974   The Dark Knight
Colleen Camp
Actor
7-Jun-1953   Police Academy 2
Bradley Cooper
Actor
5-Jan-1975   Will Tippin on Alias
Jack Jones
Singer
14-Jan-1938   The Impossible Dream
Louis C. K.
Comic
12-Sep-1967   Lucky Louie
Jennifer Lawrence
Actor
15-Aug-1990   Winter's Bone
Alessandro Nivola
Actor
28-Jun-1972   Laurel Canyon
Michael Peña
Actor
13-Jan-1976   Crash
Barry Primus
Actor
16-Feb-1938   Gold Coast
Jeremy Renner
Actor
7-Jan-1971   Neo Ned
Elisabeth Rohm
Actor
28-Apr-1973   Serena Southerlyn on Law & Order
Anthony Zerbe
Actor
20-May-1936   Dog boy in Cool Hand Luke

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