American Hustle

Movie information

Everyone hustles to survive. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for pervasive language, some sexual content and brief violence.
Released on:
December 13, 2013 (limited)
December 18, 2013 (Wed)  (wide)

Production Companies:
Annapurna Pictures, Atlas Entertainment

Status: Opening this week

This film was Previously Known As:
"American bullshit" & "Untitled Abscam Movie"

Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Louis C.K., Alessandro Nivola, Jack Huston, Michael Pena, Shea Whigham, Elisabeth Rohm, Paul Herman, Said Taghmaoui, Matthew Russell, Thomas Matthews

Director: David O. Russell

Screenwriter: Eric Singer, David O. Russell

Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime, True Story
About the film:
A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.
Rated R for pervasive language, some sexual content and brief violence.

Project Timeline:
Jan. 18, 2011: Director: Ben Affleck (in talks)
Mar. 21, 2012: Cast: Christian Bale (in early talks), Director: David O. Russell (in early talks)
Apr. 18, 2012: Cast: Bradley Cooper (in talks)
Mar. 12, 2013: Release Date: December 13, 2013
Apr. 16, 2013: Title: American hustle
Oct. 24, 2013: Release Date: December 18, 2013 (wide)
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