|Budget||$15 000 000|
|in world||$356 296 601|
|USA||$130 096 601|
|In other countries||$226 200 000|
Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is a gainfully employed suburban husband and father. Fed up with his boring, stagnant existence, he quits his job and decides to reinvent himself as a pot-smoking, responsibility-shirking teenager. What follows is at once cynical, hysterical, and, eventually, tragically uplifting.