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PG-13| 2 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary
On one of trapped housewife Evelyn Couch's (Kathy Bates) Wednesday nursing home visits, she encounters Ninny Threadgoode (Jessica Tandy), a colorful old woman who brightens Evelyn's outlook by sharing tales from her past. As Ninny recounts the exploits of her free-spirited sister-in-law Idgie (Mary Stuart Masterson), owner of a small Alabama café in the 1920s, and the bond Idgie shared with her friend Ruth (Mary-Louise Parker), Evelyn gains the confidence to change her own life for the better.

Cast: Kathy Bates , Jessica Tandy , Mary Stuart Masterson , Mary-Louise Parker , Nick Searcy , Gailard Sartain , Stan Shaw , Cicely Tyson

Director: Jon Avnet

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Release Date: December 26th, 1991|2 hr. 10 min.

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fan reviews ( 8 )
  • May 12, 2012 jett545
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    Absolutely love this movie. Never get tired of watching it. One of my two favorites of all time.

  • February 10, 2012 Priscilla
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    One of the most heart-rending stories of friendship and undyng devotion in a small town in Georgia in the early 20th century. From a point of view of a Georgia native, this is a valid description of Southern values and love among people of all ages, sexes, races, and perhaps even sexual orientation though that is definitely not what is a dominant factor. The young tomboy\'s love for her older brother and following friendship with his girlfriend is so beautiful that Fanny Flagg should have won some special award for insight. Kudos for the book and the movie.

  • August 07, 2011 hjsteyne
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    I watch this movie whenever I see it on TV.One of my favorite ones.

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