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American Beauty full movie is released on Oct 01, 1999. Watch American Beauty online - the English Drama movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $356,296,601. American Beauty is directed by Sam Mendes and created by Alan Ball with Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening. American Beauty is available online on Hoopla and Pluto TV.

After his death sometime in his 43rd year, suburbanite Lester Burnham tells of the last few weeks of his life, during which he had no idea of his imminent passing. He is a husband to real estate agent Carolyn Burnham and father to high school student Jane Burnham. Although Lester and Carolyn once loved each other, they now merely tolerate each other. Typical wallflower Jane also hates both her parents; the three suffer individually in silence in their home life. Jane tries to steer clear of both her parents. Carolyn, relatively new to the real estate business, wants to create the persona of success to further her career, aspiring to the professional life of Buddy Kane, the king of the real estate business in their neighborhood. Lester merely walks mindlessly through life, including at his job in advertising. His company is downsizing, and he, like all the other employees, has to justify his position to the newly hired efficiency expert to keep his job. Things change for Lester when he falls in love at first sight with Jane's more experienced classmate, Angela Hayes. Both Janie and Angela can see Lester's sexual infatuation with Angela, who courts such attention from any man as a sign that she is model material, she having once appeared in Seventeen and is a career to which she aspires. Lester's infatuation with Angela gives him a reenergized view on life, where he openly doesn't care anymore what anyone thinks about what he does, anyone except Angela. This infatuation coincides with the Fittses moving in next door: homophobic disciplinarian US Marine Colonel Frank Fitts who rules the house with a military fist (that fist being both figurative and literal), his semi-comatose wife Barbara Fitts, and their bright and quietly subversive 18-year-old son Ricky Fitts, who openly abides by his father's rules while behind the scenes lives by his own quite different perspective. Much like Lester's infatuation, Ricky immediately becomes infatuated with Jane; he considers girls like Angela as ordinary. The entry of Angela and the Fittses into the Burnhams' lives ultimately leads to each of the players confronting what is truly in his or her heart.

As know as:

美国丽人, Amerikancha go'zallik, Amerikos grožybės, Tabamatu ilu, Amerikāņu skaistums

Release Date:

Oct 01, 1999

Release Date (Streaming):

Jan 02, 2002


United States



Stream Service:

DreamWorks SKG

Production Companies:

Dreamworks Pictures, Jinks/Cohen Company

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Paul Clinton (
American Beauty is deeply disturbing, acerbically funny, brilliantly acted, breathtakingly original and highly sophisticated.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 22, 2015
Ann Hornaday
Baltimore Sun
A tightly coiled rage seethes beneath the pretty surface of American Beauty, a wickedly funny black comedy directed by newcomer Sam Mendes.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 22, 2015
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
This is Spacey's best performance since he took home an Oscar for The Usual Suspects.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 22, 2015

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