AMERICAN HUSTLE by David O. Russell
For her portrayal of a scam artist who aids her lover and partner-in-crime in the ABSCAM scandal of the 1970s.
Golden Globes: 5 nominations, 1 win
2014 Best Actress In A Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy AMERICAN HUSTLE
2013 Best Supporting Actress THE MASTER
2011 Best Supporting Actress THE FIGHTER
2009 Best Supporting Actress DOUBT
2008 Best Actress comedy ENCHANTED
First noticed in JUNEBUG (2005), Adams played a princess in ENCHANTED (2007), a nun in DOUBT (2008) by John Patrick Shanley, a blogger obsessed with Julia Child in JULIA & JULIA (2009) both with Meryl Streep, Mark Wahlberg’s girlfriend in THE FIGHTER (2011) by David O’ Russell, Philip Seymour Hoffman’s wife in THE MASTER (2012) by Paul Thomas Anderson, Louis Lane in MAN OF STEEL (2013) by Zack Snyder with Henry Cavill as Superman.
This year she also played Joaquin Phoenix best friend in HER (2013) by Spike Jonze.