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American Beauty (1999)

Peter Gallagher as "Buddy Kane"

Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is a gainfully employed suburban husband and father. Fed up with his boring, stagnant existence, he quits his job and decides to reinvent himself as a pot-smoking, responsibility-shirking teenager. What follows is at once cynical, hysterical, and, eventually, tragically uplifting.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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