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What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

PG-13
118 min | Drama

After his father's death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally-disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother. This situation is suddenly challenged though, when love unexpectedly walks into his life.
Writer
Peter Hedges (novel "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?") (screenplay)
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Bernt Amadeus Capra (as Bernt Capra)
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$ 11,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 74,421
Gross (USA)
$ 10,032,765
Gross (World)
$ 10,032,765
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Release date
Mar 4, 1994 (United States)

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42 cast members
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Johnny Depp
Gilbert Grape Gilbert Grape   See fewer
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Leonardo DiCaprio
Arnie Grape Arnie Grape   See fewer
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Mary Steenburgen
Betty Carver Betty Carver   See fewer
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Darlene Cates
Bonnie Grape Bonnie Grape   See fewer
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Laura Harrington
Amy Grape Amy Grape   See fewer
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Mary Kate Schellhardt
Ellen Grape Ellen Grape   See fewer
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Kevin Tighe
Ken Carver Ken Carver   See fewer
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John C. Reilly
Tucker Van Dyke Tucker Van Dyke   See fewer
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Crispin Glover
Bobby McBurney Bobby McBurney   See fewer
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Penelope Branning
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Tim Green
Mr. Lamson Mr. Lamson   See fewer
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Susan Loughran
Mrs. Lamson Mrs. Lamson   See fewer
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Robert B. Hedges
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Mark Jordan
Todd Carver Todd Carver   See fewer
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Cameron Finley
Doug Carver Doug Carver   See fewer
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Brady Coleman
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Libby Villari
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Kay Bower
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Joe Stevens
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Mona Lee Fultz
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David H. Kramer
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Paulette Rubinstein
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Peter Fernandez
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Mary Griffin
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Jason Pace
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Steve Cook
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7.8 / 10 | 192,539 votes