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American Beauty

Synopsis

Noted theater director [[Performer~P271193~Sam Mendes~sammendes]], who was responsible for the acclaimed 1998 revival of Cabaret and [[Performer~P38065~Nicole Kidman~nicolekidman]]'s turn in The Blue Room, made his motion picture debut with this film about the dark side of an American family, and about the nature and price of beauty in a culture obsessed with outward appearances. [[Performer~P67045~Kevin Spacey~kevinspacey]] plays Lester Burnham, a man in his mid-40s going through an intense midlife...more

Other Critics

5.0

86 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

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For Families

17

Iffy for 17+

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