American Beauty

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Runtime: 122 minutes

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American Beauty is a drama film released in 1999. The film stars Kevin Spacey as Lester Burnham, Annette Bening as Carolyn Burnham and Thora Birch as Jane Burnham. American Beauty was produced for $15,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $130,000,000 in ticket sales and $211,000,000 in rental and home sales.

American Beauty was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in six categories. It won the Oscar for cinematography , directing, best picture and writing (screenplay written directly for the screen). It was also an Oscar nominee for film editing and music (original score).

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" You don't get to tell me what to do ever again.
Lester Burnham


The Smiley fast food restaurant is actually a Carl's Jr.

Filming Locations

11388 Homedale Street, Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA

20105 Saticoy Rd., Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California, USA

330 S. Windsor Blvd., Hancock Park, Los Angeles, California, USA

Alameda Avenue, Burbank, California, USA

Blondie Street, Columbia/Warner Bros. Ranch - 411 North Hollywood Way, Burbank, California, USA

Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California, USA

Long Beach Polytechnic High School - 1600 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, California, USA

Los Angeles Police Academy - 1880 N. Academy Drive, Elysian Park, Los Angeles, California, USA

Sacramento, California, USA

South Bay, Los Angeles, California, USA

South High School - 4801 Pacific Coast Highway, Torrance, California, USA

Warner Brothers Burbank Studios - 4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, California, USA

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