American Beauty1999

Director: Sam Mendes
Stars: Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Chris Cooper, Peter Gallagher, Sam Robards
Genre: Drama
Rating: R (Restricted)
Runtime: 122 minutes

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Carolyn Burnham:
Your father and I were just discussing his day at work. Why don't you tell our daughter about it, honey?

Lester Burnham:
Janie, today I quit my job. And then I told my boss to go f*** himself, and then I blackmailed him for almost sixty thousand dollars. Pass the asparagus.

Carolyn Burnham:
Your father seems to think this type of behavior is something to be proud of.

Lester Burnham:
And your mother seems to prefer I go through life like a f***ing prisoner while she keeps my dick in a mason jar under the sink.

Carolyn Burnham:
How dare you speak to me that way in front of her. And I marvel that you can be so contemptuous of me, on the same day that you LOSE your job.

Lester Burnham:
Lose it? I didn't lose it. It's not like, "Whoops! Where'd my job go?" I QUIT. Someone pass me the asparagus.

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