Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 86%
TMDB Rating 8
IMDB Rating 8.4
RottenTomatoes Rating 88%

Financials

Revenue: $356,296,601

Budget: $15,000,000

Profit: + $341,296,601


Movie Details

Tag Line: Look closer.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Sep 15, 1999

Rating: R

Run Time: 2h 02m

Original Language: English

Website: Link

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Jinks/Cohen Company , DreamWorks Pictures


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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.


Main Cast

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Lester Burnham

Age : 59 | Popularity : 39%

Annette Bening

Annette Bening

Carolyn Burnham

Age : 61 | Popularity : 25%

Thora Birch

Thora Birch

Jane Burnham

Age : 37 | Popularity : 9%

Wes Bentley

Wes Bentley

Ricky Fitts

Age : 40 | Popularity : 38%

Mena Suvari

Mena Suvari

Angela Hayes

Age : 40 | Popularity : 24%

Chris Cooper

Chris Cooper

Colonel Frank Fitts

Age : 68 | Popularity : 22%

Allison Janney

Allison Janney

Barbara Fitts

Age : 59 | Popularity : 17%

Peter Gallagher

Peter Gallagher

Buddy Kane

Age : 63 | Popularity : 38%


Crew

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