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. Carol Sobieski

    Screenplay

  3. Jon Avnet

    Director

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

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Release Information

  • December 27, 1991
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 10m

Budget $11,000,000.00

Revenue $119,418,501.00

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