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American Beauty

Want to watch 'American Beauty' on your TV or mobile device at home? Discovering a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Sam Mendes-directed movie via subscription can be confusing, so we here at Moviefone want to do the work for you.

Read on for a listing of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription choices - along with the availability of 'American Beauty' on each platform. Now, before we get into the various whats and wheres of how you can watch 'American Beauty' right now, here are some details about the DreamWorks Pictures, Jinks/Cohen Company comedy drama flick.

Released October 1st, 1999, 'American Beauty' stars Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley The R movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 2 min, and received a score of 86 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which collated reviews from 33 experienced critics.

Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "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."

'American Beauty' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on iTunes Store, VUDU, Amazon.com, YouTube, and Epix .

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