American Hustle

American Hustle

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  • Type: Movie
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, Crime
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The story of a con artist and his partner in crime, who were forced to work with a federal agent to turn the tables on other cons, mobsters, and politicians - namely, the volatile mayor of impoverished Camden, New Jersey. 
 
*American Hustle received ten (10) 2014 Oscar Nominations: "Best Picture", "Best Actor in a Leading Role" (Christian Bale), "Best Actress in a Leading Role" (Amy Adams), "Best Actor in a Supporting Role" (Bradley Cooper), "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" (Jennifer Lawrence), "Costume Design" (Michael Wilkinson), "Directing" (David O. Russell), "Film Editing" (Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers & Alan Baumgarten), "Production Design" (Judy Becker & Heather Loeffler), "Writing - Original Screenplay" (Eric Warren Singer & David O. Russell". 
 
*'American Hustle' won a Golden Globe Award (2014) for "Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy". 
*Amy Adams won a Golden Globe Award for "Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy" for her role in 'American Hustle'. 
*Jennifer Lawrence received a Golden Globe Award for "Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy) for her role in 'American Hustle'. 
 
* 'American Hustle' received seven (7) 2014 Golden Globe Nominations: "Best Musical or Comedy" 
"Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy" (Christian Bale) 
"Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy" (Amy Adams)- WINNER 
"Best Supporting Actor" (Bradley Cooper) 
"Best Supporting Actress" (Jennifer Lawrence) - WINNER 
"Best Director" (David O. Russell) 
"Best Screenplay" (Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell)

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It plays these songs...

Delilah
performed by Tom Jones

This Song is played in American Hustle
Irving and Carmine sing this song together, after sending their wives home following dinner. Irving and Carmine stay out to talk business, and continue drinking.

White Rabbit
performed by Mayssa Karaa

This Song is played in American Hustle
This song plays while Richie, Sydney, Irving and "The Sheik" meet unexpectedly with Florida Mob Boss, Victor Tellegio in the back room of the casino.

It shows these albums...

Blue Train
performed by John Coltrane

This Album is shown on American Hustle
This is one of the albums that Irving and Sydney look through during the pool party.

It refers to these books...

The Power of Intention
written by

This Book is referred to by American Hustle
While an anachronism since this book wasn't written until long after the time period this movie takes place in, Roselyn talks about this book to Irving.

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I Love Lucy

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This TV show plays in the background.
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It is referred to by these television episodes...

Family Guy:
Season:  12  / Episode:  14 
Fresh Heir

This Television Episode refers to American Hustle
One of the films the two guys are watching and reviewing on their phones

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