American Beauty

Lester Burnham is the perfect husband with the perfect house, in the perfect neighborhood - on the outside. Inside, Lester is slipping...

American Beauty Quotes

Angela Hayes: Jane, he's a freak!
Jane Burnham: Then so am I! And we'll always be freaks and we'll never be like other people and you'll never be a freak because you're just too... perfect!

In order to be successful, one must project an image of success at all times.

Buddy Kane

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Lester Burnham is the perfect husband with the perfect house, in the perfect neighborhood - on the outside. Inside, Lester is slipping deeper and deeper into a mid-life crisis sparked by hopeless depression.

He finally snaps when he becomes infatuated with one of his high school daughter's friends. Meanwhile, his daughter, Jane is developing a happy friendship with the shy boy-next-door, Ricky, who lives with his military officer father.

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