What's Eating Gilbert Grape

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Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.

  1. Peter Hedges

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Lasse Hallström


Top Billed Cast

  1. Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp

    Gilbert Grape

  2. Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio

    Arnie Grape

  3. Juliette Lewis

    Juliette Lewis


  4. Darlene Cates

    Darlene Cates

    Bonnie Grape

  5. Mary Steenburgen

    Mary Steenburgen

    Betty Carver

  6. Laura Harrington

    Laura Harrington

    Amy Grape

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 58m

Budget $11,000,000.00

Revenue $30,000,000.00

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Release Information

  • December 17, 1993
    PG-13, Theatrical



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