R | | Drama
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
Sam Mendes's directorial film debut.
I need a father who's a role model, not some horny geek-boy who's gonna spray his shorts whenever I bring a girlfriend home from school. What a lame-o. Someone really should just put him out of his misery.
Ricky Fitts: Want me to kill him for you?
Jane Burnham: Yeah. Would ...
Lester and Carolyn are already home in bed (cut from Lester's rose petal fantasy) when Angela pulls up in front of the Burnham residence in her car to drop Jane off (later same night post game). In the wide shot neither Lester's Toyota Camry or Carolyn's Mercedes SUV can be seen parked in the driveway.
thanks to all at the Donmar Warehouse in London and Dr. Bill and Alice
$861,531 (USA) (19 September 1999)