Director David O. Russell reteams with his Silver Linings Playbook stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence in this highly anticipated crime drama inspired by Abscam, the American government sting operation in the 1970s and 80s.

Cooper stars as an FBI agent who hires con artist Irving (Christian Bale) as well as his wife (Lawrence) and his girlfriend (Amy Adams) to get information on gangsters and corrupt politicians.

Winner of 2 BAFTAS: Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Lawrence and Best Hair and Makeup.

“An urban eruption of flat-out fun – the sharpest, most exhilarating comedy in years.” TIME