A fiction film set in the fascinating world of one of the great scandals of the 1970s, American Hustle / American Hustle story of a brilliant crook, Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his partner seductive and pars, Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced by circumstances to work with an FBI agent, full of crazy ideas, Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso motivates the two spheres of power and the Mafia in New Jersey, which are as fascinating as it is dangerous.
Jeremy Renner plays Carmine Polito, a vehement and opportunistic politician from New Jersey, who finds himself caught in a pincers between crooks and federal agents. Unpredictable Irving’s wife, Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence), who could be the straw that will add to the collapse of the entire edifice. Like the other two films by David O. Russell, American Hustle / American Hustle defines a genre of film that is about love, remodeling and survival.