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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.


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


  3. Carol Sobieski


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kathy Bates

    Kathy Bates

    Evelyn Couch

  2. Jessica Tandy

    Jessica Tandy

    Ninny Threadgoode

  3. Mary-Louise Parker

    Mary-Louise Parker

    Ruth Jamison

  4. Mary Stuart Masterson

    Mary Stuart Masterson

    Idgie Threadgoode

  5. Cicely Tyson

    Cicely Tyson


  6. Stan Shaw

    Stan Shaw

    Big George

  7. Chris O'Donnell

    Chris O'Donnell

    Buddy Threadgoode

  8. Gailard Sartain

    Gailard Sartain

    Ed Couch

  9. Timothy Scott

    Timothy Scott

    Smokey Lonesome

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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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