Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, the film has become the highest-grossing film for producer Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures and has also set a domestic record for its writer-director David O Russell, reported the Hollywood reporter.
The film has surpassed the USD 132.1 million collection of his previous film, 'Silver Linings Playbook'.
'American Hustle' has grossed USD 138.7 million in North America and USD 64 million internationally.
It opened number one in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Greece and Portugal.
'Hustle' featured Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lawrence.