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David O. Russell
Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper
Fox 2000 Pictures

Joy is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film, written and directed by David O. Russell and starring Jennifer Lawrence as Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who created her own business empire.

Joy received a theatrical release on December 25, 2015, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It received mixed reviews from critics, who praised Lawrence’s performance but criticized the writing and pace of the film. Lawrence received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for her performance. Joy was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, among other accolades.

Release date: December 13, 2015 (USA)

Director: David O. Russell

Budget: 60 million USD

Screenplay: David O. Russell

Box office: 101.1 million USD

Distributed by: 20th Century Studios

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