Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

December 20, 2013

Movie preview: “American Hustle”


Rated: R for for pervasive language, some sexual content and brief violence

Running time: 2 hr 9 min

Cast: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence

Plot: Director David O. Russell (“Silver Linings Playbook”) returns with this period crime drama about a reckless FBI agent who recruits a con man and his alluring partner into a scheme to ensnare corrupt New Jersey politicians and gangsters inspired by the Abscam scandal of the 1970s.