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What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

PG-13
118 min | Drama

A young man in a small Midwestern town struggles to care for his mentally-disabled younger brother and morbidly obese mother while attempting to pursue his own happiness.
Writer
Peter Hedges (novel "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?") (screenplay)
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Production Designer
Bernt Amadeus Capra (as Bernt Capra)
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Release date
Mar 4, 1994 (United States)

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33 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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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
Mr. Carver Mr. 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
Becky's Grandma Becky's Grandma   See fewer
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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
Minister (as Rev. Robert B. Hedges) Minister (as Rev. Robert B. Hedges)   See fewer
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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
Sheriff Farrel Sheriff Farrel   See fewer
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Tim Simek
Deputy Deputy   See fewer
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Libby Villari
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Kay Bower
Police Secretary Police Secretary   See fewer
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Joe Stevens
Burger Barn Manager Burger Barn Manager   See fewer
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Mona Lee Fultz
Bakery Worker Bakery Worker   See fewer
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David H. Kramer
Group (voice) Group (voice)   See fewer
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Brent Bratton
Burger Barn Employee (uncredited) Burger Barn Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karey Green
Juvenile Townsperson (uncredited) Juvenile Townsperson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kirk Hunter
Townfolk (uncredited) Townfolk (uncredited)   See fewer
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R.C. Keene
Airstream Caravanner (uncredited) Airstream Caravanner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buck Reynolds
Juvenile Heckler (uncredited) Juvenile Heckler (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Stanford
Townsperson (uncredited) Townsperson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Damian Tamburro
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 212,571 votes