Best Movies of David O. Russell

American Hustle (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 206 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $150.12M

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.


Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 205 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $132.09M

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.


The Fighter (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 175 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $93.57M

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.


Three Kings (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 163 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $60.65M

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.


Flirting with Disaster (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 152 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $14.89M

A young man, his wife, and his incompetent case worker travel across country to find his birth parents.


Joy (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $56.44M

Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.


I Heart Huckabees (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $12.78M

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.


Spanking the Monkey (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 129 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $1.36M

Raymond Aibelli is a promising medical student ready to begin a prestigious summer internship. But Susan, his mother, is immobilized by a broken leg, and his father Tom, a travelling ...


Accidental Love (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 20 | Earnings: null

A small town waitress gets a nail accidentally lodged in her head causing unpredictable behavior that leads her to Washington, D.C., where sparks fly when she meets a clueless young senator who takes up her cause - but what happens when love interferes with what you stand for?