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American Beauty

Country: USA, Language: English, 122 mins

  • Director: Sam Mendes
  • Writer: Alan Ball
  • Producer: Alan Ball; Bruce Cohen

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As near to perfection as you can get.


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The(ir) Blurb...

Lester and Carolyn Burnham are, on the outside, a perfect husband and wife in a perfect house in a perfect neighborhood. But inside, Lester is slipping deeper and deeper into a hopeless depression. He finally snaps when he becomes infatuated with one of his daughter's friends. Meanwhile, his daughter Jane is developing a happy friendship with a shy boy-next-door named Ricky, who lives with an abusive father.

Cast & Characters

Kevin Spacey as Lester Burnham;
Annette Bening as Carolyn Burnham;
Thora Birch as Jane Burnham;
Wes Bentley as Ricky Fitts;
Mena Suvari as Angela Hayes;
Chris Cooper as Col. Frank Fitts, USMC;
Peter Gallagher as Buddy Kane;
Allison Janney as Barbara Fitts;
Scott Bakula as Jim Olmeyer;
Sam Robards as Jim Berkley;
Barry Del Sherman as Brad Dupree;
Ara Celi as Sale House Woman #1;
John Cho as Sale House Man #1;
Fort Atkinson as Sale House Man #2;
Sue Casey as Sale House Woman #2