American Hustle

Everyone Hustles To Survive


American Hustle
With a host of nominations and wins behind it, and with a top crew in front of and behind the camera, this film takes a look at a notorious FBI sting operation from the 1970s/1980s. We follow a con man, who along with his equally cunning and seductive partner, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent. They are pushed them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Caught between the con-artists and Feds is a passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator, but it's the con man's wife who could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.

137 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex).
Crime, Drama, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Louis C.K., Jack Huston
Director
David O. Russell
ScreenplayEric Warren Singer, David O. Russell
MusicDanny Elfman
CinematographyLinus Sandgren
EditingAlan Baumgarten, Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2013
Produced byAtlas Entertainment, Annapurna Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreCrime
LanguageStrong impact
NudityModerate impact
SexStrong impact
ViolenceModerate impact
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
5
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
1
Music (Inappropriate)
2
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
1
Violence
3
Sex
3
Language
4
Consumerism
3
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconA funny, visual, well-cast sting.
15
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconLekkerkry wat jou hara laat krul.
20
Cape Times
David Rooney quote iconWow! Great con job.
20
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconAmerican Hustle ranks with the year’s best movies. It gets under your skin.
18
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconIf you don't mind the language and related content, but do appreciate good filmmaking, you'll probably have no problem greatly enjoying American Hustle.
16
Metacritic.com
47 critics
18
Rottentomatoes critics
241 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconRiotously funny and impeccably cast, American Hustle compensates for its flaws with unbridled energy and some of David O. Russell's most irrepressibly vibrant direction.
19
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
16
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation
20

What the People say

Internet
100937 Netizens quote iconDisappointed beyond belief!
15

Average .. 88%

18

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