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.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Jinks/Cohen Company, DreamWorks Pictures
- Keyword: adultery, age difference, parent child relationship, cheating, midlife crisis, coming out, first time, virgin, estate agent, cheerleader, rose, satire, sexual fantasy, loneliness, dysfunctional family, dysfunctional marriage, dark comedy, suburbia, coming of age, marijuana, love affair, exercise, extramarital affair, realtor, quitting a job, voyeur, neighborhood, retired army man, closeted homosexual, singing in a car, gay theme, teenager, happiness, camcorder
- Cast: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Chris Cooper