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American Beauty (1999)

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Genre : Drama

Runtime : 2H 2M

Director : Sam Mendes
Writer : Alan Ball

Synopsis

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

Actors

Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
Lester Burnham
Annette Bening
Annette Bening
Carolyn Burnham
Thora Birch
Thora Birch
Jane Burnham
Wes Bentley
Wes Bentley
Ricky Fitts
Mena Suvari
Mena Suvari
Angela Hayes
Chris Cooper
Chris Cooper
Colonel Frank Fitts
Allison Janney
Allison Janney
Barbara Fitts
Peter Gallagher
Peter Gallagher
Buddy Kane
Scott Bakula
Scott Bakula
Jim Olmeyer
Sam Robards
Sam Robards
Jim Berkley
Barry Del Sherman
Barry Del Sherman
Brad Dupree
John Cho
John Cho
Sale House Man #1
Hal Fort Atkinson
Hal Fort Atkinson
Sale House Man #2
Kent Faulcon
Kent Faulcon
Sale House Man #3
Ara Celi
Ara Celi
Sale House Woman #1
Sue Casey
Sue Casey
Sale House Woman #2
Brenda Wehle
Brenda Wehle
Sale House Woman #3
Lisa Cloud
Lisa Cloud
Sale House Woman #4
Amber Smith
Amber Smith
Christy Kane
Joel McCrary
Joel McCrary
Catering Boss
Marissa Jaret Winokur
Marissa Jaret Winokur
Janine
Dennis Anderson
Dennis Anderson
Mr. Smiley's Manager
Matthew Kimbrough
Matthew Kimbrough
Firing Range Attendant
Erin Cathryn Strubbe
Erin Cathryn Strubbe
Young Jane
Alison Faulk
Alison Faulk
Spartanette #1
Krista Goodsitt
Krista Goodsitt
Spartanette #2
Lily Houtkin
Lily Houtkin
Spartanette #3
Carolina Lancaster
Carolina Lancaster
Spartanette #4
Mona Leah
Mona Leah
Spartanette #5
Chekesha Van Putten
Chekesha Van Putten
Spartanette #6
Emily Zachary
Emily Zachary
Spartanette #7
Nancy Anderson
Nancy Anderson
Spartanette #8
Reshma Gajjar
Reshma Gajjar
Spartanette #9
Stephanie Rizzo
Stephanie Rizzo
Spartanette #10
Heather Joy Sher
Heather Joy Sher
Playground Girl #1
Chelsea Hertford
Chelsea Hertford
Playground Girl #2
Elaine Corral Kendall
Elaine Corral Kendall
Newscaster (uncredited)
David C. Fisher
David C. Fisher
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Tom Miller
Tom Miller
Advertising Executive (uncredited)
Bruce Cohen
Bruce Cohen
Bartender (uncredited)

Crews

Sam Mendes
Sam Mendes
Director
Alan Ball
Alan Ball
Author
Bruce Cohen
Bruce Cohen
Producer
Dan Jinks
Dan Jinks
Producer
Thomas Newman
Thomas Newman
Original Music Composer
Conrad L. Hall
Conrad L. Hall
Director of Photography
Christopher Greenbury
Christopher Greenbury
Editor
Tariq Anwar
Tariq Anwar
Editor
Debra Zane
Debra Zane
Casting
David Lazan
David Lazan
Art Direction
Julie Weiss
Julie Weiss
Costume Design
Alan Ball
Alan Ball
Screenplay
Alan Ball
Alan Ball
Co-Producer
Stan Wlodkowski
Stan Wlodkowski
Co-Producer
Naomi Shohan
Naomi Shohan
Production Design
Jan K. Bergstrom
Jan K. Bergstrom
Set Decoration
Molly Click
Molly Click
Art Department Coordinator
Catherine Smith
Catherine Smith
Assistant Art Director
Joe Ondrejko
Joe Ondrejko
Construction Coordinator
John Hartigan
John Hartigan
Special Effects Coordinator
Janet Yale
Janet Yale
Visual Effects Producer
Jonathan F. Styrlund
Jonathan F. Styrlund
Visual Effects Producer
Rob Hodgson
Rob Hodgson
Visual Effects Supervisor
David Goldberg
David Goldberg
Visual Effects Supervisor
Huston Beaumont
Huston Beaumont
Rigging Gaffer
Gerald A. King
Gerald A. King
Rigging Grip
Aaron Pazanti
Aaron Pazanti
Camera Operator
Geoffrey Haley
Geoffrey Haley
Camera Operator
Lorey Sebastian
Lorey Sebastian
Still Photographer
Clyde E. Bryan
Clyde E. Bryan
First Assistant Camera
Marcy Grace Froehlich
Marcy Grace Froehlich
Assistant Costume Designer
Hope Slepak
Hope Slepak
Costume Supervisor
Alix Hester
Alix Hester
Set Costumer
Kanani Wolf
Kanani Wolf
Set Costumer
Bill Bernstein
Bill Bernstein
Music Editor
Joanie Diener
Joanie Diener
Music Editor
Chris Douridas
Chris Douridas
Music Supervisor
Thomas Pasatieri
Thomas Pasatieri
Orchestrator
Ana Maria Quintana
Ana Maria Quintana
Script Supervisor
Deborah Ricketts
Deborah Ricketts
Researcher
Paula Abdul
Paula Abdul
Choreographer
Jeffrey Wilhoit
Jeffrey Wilhoit
Foley
Bryan Bowen
Bryan Bowen
Sound Effects Editor
Alan Rankin
Alan Rankin
Sound Effects Editor
Bob Beemer
Bob Beemer
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Scott Millan
Scott Millan
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Scott Martin Gershin
Scott Martin Gershin
Supervising Sound Editor
Cydney Cornell
Cydney Cornell
Hairstylist
Patricia DeHaney
Patricia DeHaney
Key Hair Stylist
Carol A. O'Connell
Carol A. O'Connell
Key Hair Stylist
Tania McComas
Tania McComas
Makeup Artist
Julie Hewett
Julie Hewett
Makeup Artist
Larry Madaras
Larry Madaras
First Assistant Editor
Tracey Wadmore-Smith
Tracey Wadmore-Smith
First Assistant Editor
Cristen Carr Strubbe
Cristen Carr Strubbe
Unit Production Manager
Jackie Gonneau
Jackie Gonneau
ADR & Dubbing
Lisa Dennis
Lisa Dennis
Post Production Supervisor
Tony Adler
Tony Adler
Assistant Director
Phil Culotta
Phil Culotta
Utility Stunts
Ben Scott
Ben Scott
Stunt Coordinator
Pete Townshend
Pete Townshend
Thanks
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
Thanks
David Linck
David Linck
Unit Publicist
Ross Dunkerley
Ross Dunkerley
Electrician
Rosemary C. Cremona
Rosemary C. Cremona
Assistant Director
Richard W. Jones
Richard W. Jones
Greensman
Chris Samp
Chris Samp
Painter
Andrea Dopaso
Andrea Dopaso
Set Designer
Christian Zimmermann
Christian Zimmermann
Standby Painter
Dana Kroeger
Dana Kroeger
Additional Camera
Bill Young
Bill Young
Key Grip
Ian Kay
Ian Kay
Set Dressing Artist
Krissy Korn
Krissy Korn
Craft Service
Jeff Couch
Jeff Couch
Driver
Kevin Du Toit
Kevin Du Toit
Post Production Assistant
Jim Turner
Jim Turner
Production Controller
René González
René González
Projection
Rob Garlow
Rob Garlow
Propmaker
Lynda Reiss
Lynda Reiss
Property Master
Mike Piccirillo
Mike Piccirillo
Set Production Assistant
Holiday Freeman
Holiday Freeman
Stand In
Randy Lovelady
Randy Lovelady
Transportation Captain
A. Welch Lambeth
A. Welch Lambeth
Transportation Coordinator
Matt Magnolia
Matt Magnolia
Visual Effects Editor
Phil Hetos
Phil Hetos
Color Timer
Jeffrey Skinner
Jeffrey Skinner
Editorial Production Assistant
Christine Bonnem
Christine Bonnem
Location Manager
Janet Lonsdale
Janet Lonsdale
Production Accountant
Trevor Jolly
Trevor Jolly
ADR Supervisor
Carl Fischer
Carl Fischer
Boom Operator
Thomas O'Neil Younkman
Thomas O'Neil Younkman
First Assistant Sound Editor
Richard Van Dyke
Richard Van Dyke
Production Sound Mixer
Dennis S. Sands
Dennis S. Sands
Scoring Mixer
Ralph Merzbach
Ralph Merzbach
24 Frame Playback
John Cassella
John Cassella
3D Artist
Olivier Sarda
Olivier Sarda
Digital Compositors
Paula Bonhomme
Paula Bonhomme
Visual Effects Coordinator
Pia Mehr
Pia Mehr
Studio Teachers
Christa Vausbinder
Christa Vausbinder
Production Coordinator
Simon Coke
Simon Coke
Dialogue Editor
Mark Gordon
Mark Gordon
Dialogue Editor
Conrad W. Hall
Conrad W. Hall
Second Unit Director of Photography
David Golia
David Golia
Second Unit Director of Photography
Buffy Zerefski
Buffy Zerefski
Assistant Makeup Artist
Sanford Slepak
Sanford Slepak
Key Costumer
Peter E. Hirsch
Peter E. Hirsch
Second Assistant Director
Stephanie Kime
Stephanie Kime
Second Second Assistant Director
Angela M. Whiting
Angela M. Whiting
Assistant Property Master
Tony Chance
Tony Chance
Storyboard Artist
Brook Bacon
Brook Bacon
Swing
Dean Drabin
Dean Drabin
ADR Mixer
Brian Basham
Brian Basham
ADR Recordist
James Moriana
James Moriana
Foley Artist
Nerses Gezalyan
Nerses Gezalyan
Foley Mixer
Greg Zimmerman
Greg Zimmerman
Foley Recordist
Jason Hansen
Jason Hansen
Special Effects Assistant
Jerry Miscevich
Jerry Miscevich
Special Effects Technician
Matt Dessero
Matt Dessero
Visual Effects Compositor
Paul Farley
Paul Farley
Best Boy Grip
Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas
Camera Loader
Carlos M. Gallardo
Carlos M. Gallardo
Dolly Grip
Kelly Diehl
Kelly Diehl
Libra Head Technician
Mike Gentile
Mike Gentile
Second Assistant Camera
Terri Taylor
Terri Taylor
Casting Assistant
Vince Filippone
Vince Filippone
Assistant Editor
Lisa Marie Serra
Lisa Marie Serra
Post Production Coordinator
Yoshi Enoki Jr.
Yoshi Enoki Jr.
Assistant Location Manager
Chee Ho
Chee Ho
Location Assistant
Jeff Lovely
Jeff Lovely
Location Coordinator
Victor A. Haddox
Victor A. Haddox
Assistant Accountant
John Carney
John Carney
Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
Shannon Speaker
Shannon Speaker
Assistant Production Coordinator
James M. Cox
James M. Cox
Chief Lighting Technician
Travis Baumann
Travis Baumann
Compositing Artist
Raquel Osborne
Raquel Osborne
Extras Casting
Debbie-Lynn Siegel
Debbie-Lynn Siegel
Payroll Accountant
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc
Pilot
Steven Buhai
Steven Buhai
Production Assistant
Steven R. Molen
Steven R. Molen
Production Executive
Matt Walker
Matt Walker
Production Secretary
Maria DeVane
Maria DeVane
Post Production Accountant
Suzan Wexler
Suzan Wexler
Set Designer
Robin Richesson
Robin Richesson
Storyboard Artist
Mike Higelmire
Mike Higelmire
Leadman
Chris Edmonds
Chris Edmonds
Second Unit First Assistant Director

Trailers and other movies

American Beauty - Trailer
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