After awards and nominations American Hustle can now celebrate it’s box-office success
David O. Russell’s American Hustle has earned $200 million at the box office worldwide. The film is the highest grossing film for producer Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures and has also set a domestic record for its writer-director Russell, reports hollywoodreporter.com. It has grossed $138.7 million in North America, setting a career high record for Russell at the domestic box office, surpassing the $132.1 million take for his Silver Linings Playbook. Internationally, the movie has earned $64 million and it has yet to open in territories such as Germany, Russia and Korea.
American Hustle, which features Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lawrence, is nominated in 10 categories at the forthcoming 86th Academy Awards. It also stands to win the best picture trophy.