American Hustle

Factual error: When Bradley Cooper calls Louis C.K. he asks him, "Where are you?" Given he's just called him on his office number, rather than a carphone, he knows exactly where he is.

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Factual error: In the scene where Irving goes to one of his dry cleaning locations and retrieves a gun and some money out of his safe, the money seen is quite obviously a more recent looking print with the spacing and look of a "large faced" bill, as opposed to money from that era with small faces on the bills.

Jason Swan

Factual error: In the scene at the airport when the jet arrives, a Diamond Da-40 is seen in the background. This aircraft was not made until the early 90's, a decade after the scene takes place.

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Trivia: The events of the film are inspired by and loosely based on the real-life "Abscam" - an FBI sting operation during the late 1970's and early 1980's.

Sydney Prosser: You're nothing to me, until you're everything.

Irving Rosenfeld: She was the Picasso of passive-aggressive karate.

Rosalyn Rosenfeld: We fight and then we fuck, that's our thing.

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Question: Was tempered glass routinely used in the time when Irving Rosenfeld was a boy breaking out store windows?

Chosen answer: Modern tempered glass was developed and patented in the early 1900s and was in general use by the 1940s. It would have been routinely used by businesses at the time Irving was breaking out store windows when he was a boy.

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Question: Rosalyn twice references the book "Power of Intention." Wasn't that first published around 2005?

Chosen answer: It was published in December of 2005.

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Question: Why does Jennifer Lawrence have a neck brace on?

Chosen answer: She wears a neck brace because she was in a car accident, she mentions the state of the car during the conversation.

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