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American Beauty

American Beauty
This list was started on 1st April 2011 by SoraKari
There are 26 learnings for this movie
This list was last updated on 15th February 2015

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If your Dad collects guns and Nazi plates, moving out is probably a good idea.
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    Posted, 11th April 2011
    by Thalidomide Squid
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    Working as the guy in the drive-thru window of a fast-food restaurant is the perfect place to catch your wife in the act of cheating on you with Bud the Real Estate King.
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      Posted, 1st April 2011
      by SoraKari
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      Hot, horny cheerleaders are always inexperienced virgins.
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        Posted, 11th April 2011
        by Thalidomide Squid
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        When your husband is a militaristic closeted homosexual and your son is a drug dealer, the best course of action is... complete mental shutdown.
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          Posted, 11th April 2011
          by Thalidomide Squid
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          Don't film naked men unless you want your Dad to think you are gay.
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            Posted, 13th January 2012
            by Optimus Thunder
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            For Brad, Lester's got FIVE!
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              Posted, 1st April 2011
              by SoraKari
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              A $4,000 sofa, upholstered in Italian silk, is still just a couch.
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                Posted, 2nd April 2011
                by AshBlaze
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                Who needs a black censor bar when you've got rose petals?
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                  Posted, 13th January 2012
                  by Optimus Thunder
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                  Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world, I feel like I can't take it. Like my heart's gonna cave in.
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                    Posted, 1st April 2011
                    by SoraKari
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                    The father of Ricky Fitts is a Nazi-plate-collecting-homophobic-homosexual.
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                      Posted, 1st April 2011
                      by SoraKari
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                      Carolyn doesn't think that using psychotropic drugs is a very positive example to set for their daughter.
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                        Posted, 1st April 2011
                        by SoraKari
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                        You don't get to tell Lester what to do ever again.
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                          Posted, 2nd April 2011
                          by AshBlaze
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                          13
                          Lester rules!
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                            Posted, 2nd April 2011
                            by AshBlaze
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                            14
                            This is Angela's first time.
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                              Posted, 2nd April 2011
                              by AshBlaze
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                              Jerking off in the shower is the high point of Lester's day; it's all downhill from here.
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                                Posted, 2nd April 2011
                                by AshBlaze
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                                16
                                Pot dealers always have friends in NYC.
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                                  Posted, 11th April 2011
                                  by Thalidomide Squid
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                                  17
                                  "I will sell this house today."
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                                    Posted, 21st March 2012
                                    by smanack
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                                    18
                                    Smile! You're at Mr. Smiley's.
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                                      Posted, 1st April 2011
                                      by SoraKari
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                                      19
                                      Lester tried to look unattractive, and succeeded admirably.
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                                        Posted, 1st April 2011
                                        by SoraKari
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                                        Do you party? Do you get high?
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                                          Posted, 1st April 2011
                                          by SoraKari
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                                          21
                                          I was filming this dead bird. Because it's beautiful.
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                                            Posted, 1st April 2011
                                            by SoraKari
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                                            22
                                            Lester wants to look good, naked.
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                                              Posted, 2nd April 2011
                                              by AshBlaze
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                                              23
                                              Never underestimate the power of denial.
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                                                Posted, 2nd April 2011
                                                by AshBlaze
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                                                Nothing makes you feel more powerful than shooting a gun.
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                                                  Posted, 13th January 2012
                                                  by Optimus Thunder
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                                                  Statutory rape is completely acceptable as long as the girl isn't a virgin.
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                                                    Posted, 11th September 2012
                                                    by CarlVB
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                                                    The hand and stomach on the film's poster do not belong to Mena Suvari, but are in fact those of actress/model Chloe Hunter.
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                                                      Posted, 15th February 2015
                                                      by zikzak393
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