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Trivia: American Hustle
  • Actor Allusion: Not the first time Bale's actions send someone named Carmine to jail. However regretted doing it this time.
  • All-Star Cast: Seriously, you got Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lawrence in one package. And Robert De Niro has a cameo. Not to mention, that the first five are in the four superhero movie franchises.
  • The Cameo: Robert De Niro as mob boss Victor Tellegio. (Not only is he uncredited, but the end titles have a position for someone working for "Mr. Tellegio.")
  • Dyeing for Your Art: Christian Bale, as usual. He put on 43 pounds to play the overweight Irving. He also shaved his head, so he'd have an authentic combover and affected a slouchy posture throughout, herniating two discs in the process.
  • Fake American: The Welsh Christian Bale and English Jack Huston play American characters.
  • Fake Nationality: There's a couple of In-Universe examples:
    • Sydney constantly fakes a British accent in order to pass herself off as "Lady Edith Greensly".
    • And there's the Mexican FBI agent who impersonates an Arab sheik, which gets lampshaded by Irving as ridiculous.
  • Throw It In: The kiss that Rosalyn lays on Sydney during their bathroom confrontation was apparently done at Amy Adams' insistence.

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