A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld Christian Bale who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser Amy Adams is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso Bradley Cooper. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia thats as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito the passionate volatile New Jersey political operator caught between the con artists and Feds. Irvings unpredictable wife Rosalyn Jennifer Lawrence could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.
Opening with the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944 members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion under Cpt. Miller fight ashore to secure a beachhead. Amidst the fighting two brothers are killed in action. Earlier in New Guinea a third brother is KIA. Their mother Mrs. Ryan is to receive all three of the grave telegrams on the same day. The United States Army Chief of Staff George C. Marshall is given an opportunity to alleviate some of her grief when he learns of a fourth brother Private James Ryan and decides to send out 8 men Cpt. Miller and select members from 2nd Rangers to find him and bring him back home to his mother...
In the end of the nineteenth century in London Robert Angier his beloved wife Julia McCullough and Alfred Borden are friends and assistants of a magician. When Julia accidentally dies during a performance Robert blames Alfred for her death and they become enemies. Both become famous and rival magicians sabotaging the performance of the other on the stage. When Alfred performs a successful trick Robert becomes obsessed trying to disclose the secret of his competitor with tragic consequences.
It is the year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age. Two emerging nations begin to clash after Paris the Trojan prince convinces Helen Queen of Sparta to leave her husband Menelaus and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans he asks his brother Agamemnon to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power. So they set off with 1000 ships holding 50000 Greeks to Troy. With the help of Achilles the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans. But they come to a stop by Hector Prince of Troy. The whole movie shows their battle struggles and the foreshadowing of fate in this remake by Wolfgang Petersen of Homers The Iliad.