American Beauty

About

A sexually frustrated advertising executive has a midlife crisis and becomes obsessed with the best friend of his teenage daughter. Screenwriter Alan Ball first began writing it as a play in the early 1990s, but scrapped it until 1997.

Trivia

It was the best-reviewed American film of 1999 and went on to win Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director (Sam Mendes), Best Actor (Kevin Spacey), Best Original Screenplay, and Best Cinematography.

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Released
September 15, 1999
Genre
Drama
Rating
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