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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.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1999-09-15

Runtime 122 minutes

Budget $15m

Revenue $0.4b


TMDB 8.0


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positivewriter shared a tip "I love this film so much!!! Could watch it any time! #drama #family_drama #comedy"

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RicoLoveDinero shared a tip "I just don’t feel this movie aged that well lol"

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zach_gallegos shared a tip "Kevin Spacey’s greatest performance, with several twists throughout."

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Definitely an interesting movie, also unsettling, to say the very least!"

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amy_santi shared a tip "Who would know this movie would stand the test of time in a different sense"

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regina1026 shared a tip "A very real look into an average American family. Disturbing and enlightening."

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aaron_7939 shared a tip "A celebrated film about two normal, every-day child predators living among us. Sounds like Hollywood to me!""

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katie_richman shared a tip "I need to go back and watch, but at one time, this was my favorite movie."

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vanathan_ shared a tip "weird and uncomfortable especially knowing what we know now about Spacey but still a very interesting film"

lisa_hedrington shared a tip "Annette Benning is so good in this movie"

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amy_bethard shared a tip "Definitely out there, but it's so wild it's great."

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robert_turnbull shared a tip "I think so ; -)'"

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tricha_misner shared a tip "Amazing movie!"

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teedod shared a tip "Nope. #notforme"

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vicki_breitmayer shared a tip "Very good"

holly_gorrell shared a tip "Beautifully filmed and acted story."

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allyson_hamby_hirsc shared a tip "I haven't seen it in awhile. I'll re-watch it and let you know!"

joseph_lawhorn_6480 shared a tip "Kevin spacey makes this one cringy AF these days but if you don’t give a **** about that its actually a good movie."

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sbtricia shared a tip "One of the best cinematic films ever! Brilliant acting and directing."

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Wigglywag shared a tip "10/10"

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lindsay_blair_7759 shared a tip "A classic!"

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lynou_lune_beaulieu shared a tip "Really great, but kinda depressive. this some real good psycho drama"

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shelbydunkin shared a tip "#creepy!"

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kelsea_stoner shared a tip "Soooo good"

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kara_demetropoulos shared a tip "A classic, so dark and twisty."

addy_torres shared a tip "This is a movie for adults. I saw this movie when I was young and thought it was inappropriate."

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alyssa_kirchoff shared a tip "weird af but entertaining. good aesthetics too."

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