Fried Green Tomatoes

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama Comedy
  • Release year: 1991
  • Running time: 130 min
Fannie Flagg's serio-comic story of a retirement home resident who inspires a lonely housewife with a tale about her Depression-era youth. Wonderful female ensemble!
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Fannie Flagg's serio-comic story of a retirement home resident who inspires a lonely housewife with a tale about her Depression-era youth. Wonderful female ensemble!

Original Release

12/27/1991

US Release

12/27/1991

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Cast

Kathy Bates Evelyn Couch
Mary-Louise Parker Ruth Jamison
Jessica Tandy Ninny Threadgoode
Cicely Tyson Sipsey
Mary Stuart Masterson Idgie Threadgoode
Chris O'Donnell Buddy Threadgoode
Stan Shaw Big George
Gailard Sartain Ed Couch
Timothy Scott Smokey Lonesome
Gary Basaraba Grady Kilgore
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jon Avnet

Writers

Fannie Flagg, Carol Sobieski

Cast

Kathy Bates Evelyn Couch
Mary-Louise Parker Ruth Jamison
Jessica Tandy Ninny Threadgoode
Cicely Tyson Sipsey
Mary Stuart Masterson Idgie Threadgoode
Chris O'Donnell Buddy Threadgoode
Stan Shaw Big George
Gailard Sartain Ed Couch
Timothy Scott Smokey Lonesome
Gary Basaraba Grady Kilgore
Lois Smith Mama Threadgoode
Jo Harvey Allen Women's Awareness Teacher / Woman's Awareness Teacher
Fannie Flagg Teacher
Suzi Bass Nurse
Tom Even Judge
Afton Smith Leona Threadgoode
Haynes Brooke Older Julian Threadgoode
Wallace Merck KKK Man
Grace Zabriskie Eva Bates
Nick Searcy Frank Bennett

Producers

Anne Marie Gillen Executive Producer
Norman Lear Executive Producer
Yuriko Matsubara Executive Producer
Andrew Meyer Executive Producer
Tom Taylor Executive Producer
Sara Duvall Executive Producer
Shannon Silverman Executive Producer
Jon Avnet Producer
Martin Huberty Producer
Jordan Kerner Producer
Lisa Lindstrom Producer
Ric Rondell Producer
Barbara Ling Producer
Deborah Love Producer

Editors

Debra Neil-Fisher

1992OscarBest Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1992OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Nominated
1992Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1992Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1992Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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