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American Beauty (1999)

R
122 min | Drama

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
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$ 15,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 861,531
Gross (USA)
$ 130,096,601
Gross (World)
$ 226,200,000
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Release date
Oct 1, 1999 (United States)

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Kevin Spacey
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Wes Bentley
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Mena Suvari
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Allison Janney
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Chris Cooper
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Scott Bakula
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Sam Robards
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Ara Celi
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John Cho
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Fort Atkinson
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Sue Casey
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Kent Faulcon
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8.4 / 10 | 957,771 votes