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Camden , New Jersey

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Newark , New Jersey

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That is until they're caught by ...

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That is until they're caught by FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper) and forced to help him take down New Jersey mayor Carmine Polito (Jeremy Renner), Floridian mobster Victor Tellegio (Robert De Niro) and countless corrupt Congressmen who want to turn Atlantic City into a casino haven.

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It is ironic that the sanest character in the entire movie, DiMaso's superior, is played, astonishingly well, by comedian Louis C.K., and it is disconcerting that the most honest character is a politician, mayor Polito, who takes the bribe but does it for the 'right' reasons.


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But the key to the underworld was New Jersey mayor Carmine Polito (Jeremy Renner).

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DiMaso used Carmine to get access to the dirty politicians and the mob.


Flickanalysis

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Irving was ok with it when the target was New Jersey mayor Carmine Polito (Jeremy Renner), but as the scam evolved the players got bigger and more dangerous.

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Polito was bringing in congressman and senators to help out for "campaign contributions" under the table.
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Irving also had to deal with a growing friendship between himself and Mayor Polito.


Movie Spoiler for the film - AMERICAN HUSTLE

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They are meeting Mayor Carmine Polito (Jeremy Renner).

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Carmine becomes suspicious, saying he came to meet a sheik but the fact that a briefcase is being forced on him is freaking him out and he decides to leave.
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At the FBI, Richie's boss, Stoddard Thorsen (Louis C.K.) tells him they shouldn't try to entrap Carmine (Jeremy Renner), the mayor of New Jersey, who is also a family guy well-loved by everyone in his community.
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Carmine had just gotten gambling legalized in Atlantic City and wants to rebuild the city but is having trouble raising the money. Stoddard says they shouldn't go after a politician; Richie tells him to put two million into a Chase account under the sheik's name so Carmine can verify that the sheik is real.
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We find ourselves reliving the scene from the beginning of the film, with Carmine getting suspicious and leaving the hotel; Irving running after him.
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Irving finds Carmine outside of the Plaza, bent on escaping the situation.
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Irving tells Richie that Carmine agreed to go out to dinner with Irving and his wife but doesn't want to deal with Richie anymore.
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At dinner, Irving and Carmine are really bonding, singing along to a song.
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Next moment, Carmine is introducing Irving to a colleague, telling him that Irving is going to get New Jersey back on its feet by helping rebuild Atlantic City and creating thousands of jobs.
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The next day, Carmine and Irving are eating breakfast.
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Carmine talks about how much he loves his community and he really wants the sheik to realize how helpful his investment is going to be to the people in town. They walk to Carmine's car and he opens the trunk to reveal a thank you gift to Irving – something that is too new technologically for Irving to recognize. Carmine explains that it's a microwave and it heats up food in a scientific way.
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Irving tells Paco to give Carmine a knife and present it as if it's a sacred, expensive artifact.
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The fake sheik greets Carmine outside the jet and presents him with the "scared knife."
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The phone rings again and this time, it's Carmine – Rosalyn tells him that Irving isn't letting her come to the event that night; when Irving takes the phone, Carmine tells him that his wife is the life of the party and to bring her.
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The phone rings again and this time, it's Carmine – Rosalyn tells him that Irving isn't letting her come to the event that night; when Irving takes the phone, Carmine tells him that his wife is the life of the party and to bring her.
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Irving is nervous, telling Carmine that his wife is unpredictable (he's secretly worried that she will blow their cover somehow).
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Carmine won't take no for an answer; Donna has even bought the nail finish Rosalyn had told her she couldn't find.
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Carmine obviously has a genuine interest in creating a great Atlantic City, more so than making money.
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Irving and Carmine now approach to reel in Rosalyn; Richie steps forward, as well, introducing the sheik.
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Carmine is asked to use congressmen and senators he knows to expedite citizenship although Irving tries to talk him out of doing something unscrupulous (because they've become close).
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On stage, in a ballroom, Carmine is introduced to the crowd.
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Carmine further reveals that he really loves his community and that has been his motivation for wanting to restore Atlantic City.
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Richie explains that Carmine has admitted to taking bribes from members of Congress and reveals that Victor Tellegio is demanding ten million dollars in two weeks.
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Carmine calls congressmen and tries to convince them to make investment opportunities.
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Several others feel secure in investing because they know Carmine is a good man. One by one, they take all the bribes. Irving feels guilty, knowing Carmine only has good intentions.
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This is juxtaposed with Irving and Carmine ambushed by Pete and taken for a ride.
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Carmine adds that everything he did was for the good of the people of New Jersey and he had no selfish motives.
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Carmine is just upset, pointing out the ceremonial knife he has on display in his living room and how much he's been fooled.
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An anonymous call said that in exchange for immunity for Sydney and Irving, and a reduced sentence for Carmine Polito, they'll get their two million dollars back.
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Six congressmen, one senator, and Carmine Polito are all arrested.
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Their plan is to coerce these men into deals by flaunting a multimillionaire sheik in front of them but one of Irving's friends suggests they convince the sheik to invest in Atlantic City with New Jersey mayor Carmine Polito. Irving befriends Carmine, who really has the town's best interest at heart, but does some unscrupulous deals to save money, including involvement with a mob boss named Victor Tellegio.
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But it turns out the account belongs to Sydney and Irving, who use the money as leverage to demand immunity and a reduced sentence for Carmine.


LEWKS DVD rental Latest Titles

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Although DiMaso's sights are initially set on New Jersey Mayor Carmine Polito (Jeremy Renner), the investigation is broadened to include influential members of Congress who are suspected of taking bribes.

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Although DiMaso's sights are initially set on New Jersey Mayor Carmine Polito (Jeremy Renner), the investigation is broadened to include influential members of Congress who are suspected of taking bribes.

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