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American Beauty (1999)

R 1999-09-15 (US) Drama 2h 2m
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Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

  1. Sam Mendes


  2. Alan Ball


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kevin Spacey

    Kevin Spacey

    Lester Burnham

  2. Annette Bening

    Annette Bening

    Carolyn Burnham

  3. Thora Birch

    Thora Birch

    Jane Burnham

  4. Wes Bentley

    Wes Bentley

    Ricky Fitts

  5. Mena Suvari

    Mena Suvari

    Angela Hayes

  6. Peter Gallagher

    Peter Gallagher

    Buddy Kane

  7. Allison Janney

    Allison Janney

    Barbara Fitts

  8. Chris Cooper

    Chris Cooper

    Colonel Fitts

  9. Scott Bakula

    Scott Bakula

    Jim Olmeyer

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