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American Beauty
Directed by:
Sam Mendes

Directed by Sam Mendes, "American Beauty" is a Drama film, released in the USA on September 08 of 1999 . Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening are starring, alongside Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari and Chris Cooper.

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Who directed "American Beauty":

American Beauty was directed by Sam Mendes, an English director, and producer.

Since American Beauty, Sam Mendes directed Jarhead, released in 2005, Revolutionary Road (2008), Away We Go (2009), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015).

When was "American Beauty" released:

American Beauty was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, September 08, 1999.. This was twenty (20) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, November 18, 1999 in the United Kingdom; Saturday, September 11, 1999 in Canada; Wednesday, February 02, 2000 in France; Thursday, January 20, 2000 in Germany; Friday, January 21, 2000 in Italy; Friday, January 28, 2000 in Spain; Wednesday, January 26, 2000 in Australia and on Saturday, April 29, 2000 in Japan.

What is the casting of "American Beauty":

At the casting of American Beauty we find Kevin Spacey, previously seen in A Bug's Life (1998) and Hurlyburly (1998); Annette Bening (The Book That Wrote Itself (1999), In Dreams (1999)); Thora Birch (Alaska (1996), Now and Then (1995)) [ more... ]

  • Sam Robards and Peter Gallagher also worked together in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, released in 1994.
  • Barry Del Sherman and Scott Bakula also appeared in Lord of Illusions, released in 1995.
  • Chris Cooper and Annette Bening also worked together in Guilty by Suspicion, released in 1991.
  • Scott Bakula and Sam Robards also appeared together in Life as a House, released in 2001.

What is the Storyline of "American Beauty":

Lester Burnham (Spacey) is a middle-aged office worker who despises his job. His wife, Carolyn (Bening), is an ambitious real-estate broker; their sixteen-year-old daughter, Jane (Birch), abhors her parents and has low self-esteem. The Burnhams' new neighbors are retired United States Marine Corps Colonel Frank Fitts (Cooper) and his introverted wife, Barbara (Janney); their teenage son, Ricky (Bentley), is a marijuana smoker and drug dealer whom the colonel subjects to a strict disciplinarian lifestyle. [...]

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