Making the Grades
Release Date: 18 December 2013
Because we usuaully only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies at Parent Previews we did not review this title. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film’s synopsis and content.
Synopsis: Creating a fictional tale based on a true story (the 1970 Abscam Scandal), American Hustle follows the sting operation of an FBI agent (Bradley Cooper) and a couple of conscripted con artists (Christian Bale, Amy Adams) to trap mobsters, corrupt business men and crooked politicians.
Discussion Ideas After The Movie
Teaching ideas and topics to discuss about American Hustle.
This movie is loosely based on the Abscam Scandal, an FBI sting operation that eventually lead to the conviction of a United States Senator and several congressmen. The FBI also came under examination because of the entrapment tactics they used to acquire the incriminating evidence.