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American Beauty

1999 , 2h 2m
Overview

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.

  • Director: Sam Mendes
  • Stars: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari

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Film Awards

111 wins210 nominations
out of 5,910 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Actor in a Leading Role

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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Cinematography

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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Director

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Ratings

8.3
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Cast

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American Beauty FAQ

The certification of American Beauty is R.
The production budget of American Beauty was 15,000,000 USD.
The release date of American Beauty is September 15, 1999.
On October 23, 2020, the IMDB rating of American Beauty is 8.3/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 87/100, Metacritic rating is 84/100, TMDB rating is 8/10.
The runtime of American Beauty is 122 minutes.
The revenue of American Beauty was 356,296,601 USD.
American Beauty won 2000 Academy Awards, USA, 2000 Golden Globes, USA, 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2000 BAFTA Awards, 1999 Toronto International Film Festival, 2001 Bodil Awards, 2001 Czech Lions, 2001 Danish Film Awards (Robert), 2001 Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards, 2001 Grammy Awards and 44 others.
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..
The director of American Beauty is Sam Mendes.
The casts of American Beauty are Kevin Spacey starring as Lester Burnham, Annette Bening starring as Carolyn Burnham, Thora Birch starring as Jane Burnham, Wes Bentley starring as Ricky Fitts, Mena Suvari starring as Angela Hayes, Chris Cooper starring as Colonel Frank Fitts.
On October 23, 2020, there were 5335 public reaction to American Beauty including Oscar-worthy performance, great acting, masterful story, with memorable moments, extraordinary.
The genre of American Beauty is Drama.