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American Beauty

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Synopsis

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.

Cast

  • Kevin Spacey
  • Annette Bening
  • Thora Birch
  • Wes Bentley
  • Mena Suvari
  • Peter Gallagher
  • Allison Janney
  • Chris Cooper
  • Scott Bakula
  • Sam Robards

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Metacritic

83

Though excellent in many ways, American Beauty is, finally, an uneasy mix of assured technique and simplistic satire.

Metacritic review by Shawn Levy
Shawn Levy
Portland Oregonian
80

Kevin Spacey (gives) a truly great performance.

Richard Schickel
Time
75

A ruthless dissection of suburban malaise.

Metacritic review by David Sterritt
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor