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5 Things You Didn't Know About American Hustle

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Feb. 25 2014, Published 6:30 p.m. ET

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4. The famous deep-V dresses that Amy Adams rocks throughout the film were a complicated choice for the film's costume designer. "She got into such great shape for the film and she comes across in such a strong way, but we also liked that these provocative clothes also showed a little bit of vulnerability," costume designer Michael Wilkinson told Entertainment Weekly. "When you’re dressed in such an extreme, eye-catching way, you’re putting yourself out on a limb... It’s dangerous and extreme."

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5. Christian Bale, who's known for transforming his body to extremes for roles, gained 42 pounds for American Hustle, and slouched so much that he herniated a disc in his back. He looked so different that Robert DeNiro didn't recognize him on set.

Did you see American Hustle? What was your favorite movie this awards season? Do you know any other facts about the movie? Tell us in the comments below or tweet us @OKMagazine.


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