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  • Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
  • PG-13
    130 min | Drama
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
130 min | Drama

Evelyn, an ordinary housewife, visits a nursing home and befriends the old lady Ninny. Together, they bond over stories from the past about two intrepid women of Whistle Stop Cafe.
Fannie Flagg (novel "Fried Green Tomatoes At the Whistle Stop Cafe") (screenplay) | Carol Sobieski (screenplay)
Debra Neil-Fisher (as Debra Neil)
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Jan 24, 1992 (United States)


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57 cast members
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Kathy Bates
Evelyn Couch Evelyn Couch   See fewer
Mary Stuart Masterson
Idgie Threadgoode Idgie Threadgoode   See fewer
Mary-Louise Parker
Ruth Jamison Ruth Jamison   See fewer
Jessica Tandy
Ninny Threadgoode Ninny Threadgoode   See fewer
Cicely Tyson
Sipsey Sipsey   See fewer
Chris O'Donnell
Buddy Threadgoode Buddy Threadgoode   See fewer
Stan Shaw
Big George Big George   See fewer
Gailard Sartain
Ed Couch Ed Couch   See fewer
Timothy Scott
Smokey Lonesome (as Tim Scott) Smokey Lonesome (as Tim Scott)   See fewer
Gary Basaraba
Grady Kilgore Grady Kilgore   See fewer
Lois Smith
Mama Threadgoode Mama Threadgoode   See fewer
Jo Harvey Allen
Women's Awareness Teacher Women's Awareness Teacher   See fewer
Macon McCalman
Prosecutor Percy Prosecutor Percy   See fewer
Richard Riehle
Reverend Scroggins Reverend Scroggins   See fewer
Raynor Scheine
Sheriff Curtis Smoote Sheriff Curtis Smoote   See fewer
Grace Zabriskie
Eva Bates Eva Bates   See fewer
Reid Binion
Young Julian Threadgoode Young Julian Threadgoode   See fewer
Afton Smith
Leona Threadgoode Leona Threadgoode   See fewer
Danny Nelson
Papa Threadgoode Papa Threadgoode   See fewer
Nancy Moore Atchison
Little Idgie Threadgoode (as Nancy Atchison) Little Idgie Threadgoode (as Nancy Atchison)   See fewer
Nick Searcy
Frank Bennett Frank Bennett   See fewer
Haynes Brooke
Older Julian Threadgoode Older Julian Threadgoode   See fewer
Ginny Parker
Ruth's Mother Ruth's Mother   See fewer
Tres Holton
Boy at Supermarket Boy at Supermarket   See fewer
Wallace Merck
KKK Man KKK Man   See fewer
David Dwyer
Hooded Man Hooded Man   See fewer
Lashondra Phillips
Young Naughty Bird Young Naughty Bird   See fewer
Kathy Larson
Beetle Girl #1 (as Catherine Larson) Beetle Girl #1 (as Catherine Larson)   See fewer
Missy Wolff
Beetle Girl #2 Beetle Girl #2   See fewer
LaTanya Richardson Jackson
Janeen (as LaTanya Richardson) Janeen (as LaTanya Richardson)   See fewer
Grayson Fricke
Buddy Threadgoode Jr. Buddy Threadgoode Jr.   See fewer
Enjolik Oree
Older Naughty Bird Older Naughty Bird   See fewer
Genevieve Fisher
Peggy Hadley Peggy Hadley   See fewer
Tom Even
Judge Judge   See fewer
Bob Hannah
Defense Attorney Defense Attorney   See fewer
Ted Manson
Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
Carol Mitchell-Leon
Sue Otis Sue Otis   See fewer
Suzi Bass
Nurse Nurse   See fewer
Paul Armbruster
Gas Station Attendant (uncredited) Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Jacob Avnet
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Burgess
Wingo, Man at BBQ (uncredited) Wingo, Man at BBQ (uncredited)   See fewer
Todd Eller
College Buddy (uncredited) College Buddy (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Ewin
College Dean (uncredited) College Dean (uncredited)   See fewer
Fannie Flagg
Teacher (uncredited) Teacher (uncredited)   See fewer
Shelby Hofer
School Girl (uncredited) School Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Barry Hopkins
Shantytown Male (uncredited) Shantytown Male (uncredited)   See fewer
Teretha G. Houston
Choir Member (uncredited) Choir Member (uncredited)   See fewer
James Mayberry
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
Shannon McCrory
Threadgood Cousin (uncredited) Threadgood Cousin (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Penny
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Leonard Shinew
Mr. Dunaway (uncredited) Mr. Dunaway (uncredited)   See fewer
Doug Whitley
River Club Patron (uncredited) River Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Drew Wilkins
Young Cleo (uncredited) Young Cleo (uncredited)   See fewer
Marion Williams
Gospel Singer (uncredited) Gospel Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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