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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

PG-13 12/27/1991 (US) DramaComedy 2h 10m

The secret of life? The secret's in the sauce.

Overview

Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.

  1. Fannie Flagg

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Jon Avnet

    Director

  3. Carol Sobieski

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kathy Bates

    Kathy Bates

    Evelyn Couch

  2. Mary-Louise Parker

    Mary-Louise Parker

    Ruth Jamison

  3. Jessica Tandy

    Jessica Tandy

    Ninny Threadgoode

  4. Cicely Tyson

    Cicely Tyson

    Sipsey

  5. Mary Stuart Masterson

    Mary Stuart Masterson

    Idgie Threadgoode

  6. Chris O'Donnell

    Chris O'Donnell

    Buddy Threadgoode

  7. Stan Shaw

    Stan Shaw

    Big George

  8. Gailard Sartain

    Gailard Sartain

    Ed Couch

  9. Timothy Scott

    Timothy Scott

    Smokey Lonesome

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Full Cast & Crew

Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried Green Tomatoes

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $11,000,000.00

Revenue $119,418,501.00

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