Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 18 songs that can be heard in the drama film “American Beauty”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.
All 18 songs featured in “American Beauty”:
The original score of “American Beauty” includes 19 songs by the film composer “Thomas Newman”.
|Power of Denial||1:43|
|Lunch With the King||2:25|
|Mr. Smarty Man||1:10|
|Choking the Bishop||1:51|
|Weirdest Home Videos||2:02|
|Structure and Discipline||3:06|
|Any Other Name||4:06|
|Total Album Time: 37:14|
What’s the movie about?
Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is in the midst of a midlife crisis. His wife Carolyn (Annette Bening) works as a successful real estate agent and his daughter Jane (Thora Birch) can’t do much with her father. One day Lester meets his daughter’s girlfriend. He immediately falls in love with the beautiful Angela (Mena Suvari). Lester decides to change his life. He quits his job, makes friends with the neighbour boy Ricky (Wes Bentley) who sells drugs and starts a liaison with Angela. It’s only a matter of time before his new lifestyle comes to light…