R | | Drama
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
This film marked the first Best Picture Oscar victory for a DreamWorks (SKG) production. Saving Private Ryan (1998) was the first film released by DreamWorks to be nominated for that category.
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 ...
At the beginning of the movie, when Lester is in the shower, you can see a reflection/silhouette on the shower door.
thanks to all at the Donmar Warehouse in London and Dr. Bill and Alice
$861,531 (USA) (19 September 1999)
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