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American Beauty
7.8 Rating
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8.5 IMDB rating

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Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Lester Burnham
Annette Bening

Annette Bening

Carolyn Burnham
Thora Birch

Thora Birch

Jane Burnham
Wes Bentley

Wes Bentley

Ricky Fitts
Mena Suvari

Mena Suvari

Angela Hayes
Chris Cooper

Chris Cooper

Colonel Fitts
Peter Gallagher

Peter Gallagher

Buddy Kane
Allison Janney

Allison Janney

Barbara Fitts


Written by
Alan Ball

Alan Ball

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American Beauty Trailer

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American Beauty (HD) Trailer

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American Beauty

6 years, 2 months ago at Jul 13 3:28
6 votes
"Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in."

American Beauty was a movie that came to me highly recommended, and applauded by critics as a masterpiece. After watching it, it's obvious that nothing less can be said about this film. American Beauty is a masterpiece and a truly impressive film, one to be treasured for ye... read more

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world.

4 years, 5 months ago at Apr 9 21:57
4 votes
''It was one of those days when it's a minute away from snowing and there's this electricity in the air, you can almost hear it. And this bag was, like, dancing with me. Like a little kid begging me to play with it. For fifteen minutes. And that's the day I knew there was this entire life behind things, and... this incredibly benevolent force, that wanted me to know there was no reason to be afrai... read more

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3 years, 5 months ago at Apr 2 18:35
3 votes
A rich house in the suburbs, family, a successful career and the American Dream shines in golden, fancy the wrapping. The Sam Mendes but gets the camera, scratches valuable latent happiness coating to reveal the rotten contents of giving off the stench of fulfillment, and the incompleteness of misery, loneliness. The voice of Lester Burnham leads us from beyond the last months of a life enslaved. ... read more
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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.
Release date: 1 October 1999
UPC: 667068538229
Drama (95), Drugs (40), 1990s (31), Murder (27), 1999 (25), Midlife Crisis (24), Adultery (23), Dysfunctional Family (20), Infidelity (20), Satire (19), Sex (19), Coming Of Age (18), Suburbia (17), Homophobia (16), (16), Teen (15), Depression (14), Romance (14), Comedy (13), Family (12)
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" The Ups: Excellent dialogue and acting spiced up by it's satirical, excellent view on the Western need of a life that mainly is built up by image and facade. It's set-up and use of narrator has been copied numerous time since this film on TV and film. It is impressively put together by a feature film debutant. The Downs: The ending is possibly a tiny bit underwhelming and open-ended to be fully satisfactory. Thora Birch and Mena Suvari has never ever done anything half as good as in this fil"


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" 'American Beauty' is indeed an American beauty! What can I say? I doubt 'Fight Club' will be as good in my opinion and I can say that this is one of those rare times where the Academy Awards have got it right! "


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Indeed an American beauty

“'American Beauty' is indeed an American beauty! What can I say? I doubt 'Fight Club' will be as good in my opinion and I can say that this is one of those rare times where the Academy Awards have got it right!

This movie is so amazing, I had to decide the king of movies between 'Memento' and 'American Beauty' and personally I prefer 'Memento' but hardly!

The movie makes sense at the end and it all fits together! The protagonist Lester (Kevin Spacey) is married to Carolyn (Annette Bening) and they have a daughter Jane (Thora Birch). Lester falls for Jane's friend Angela (Mena Suvari) and Jane falls for Ricky (Wes Bentley) while Carolyn falls for another man and cheats on her husband. Ricky at first films Jane and then she asks him to kill her father.

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