DVD 137 mins IMDB 7.3 (12,762 votes)
Fried Green Tomatoes
Universal Studios (1991)
In Collection

Seen It:
(8/17/2005 )

John Wood
Comedy, Drama
UK  /  English

Kathy Bates Evelyn Couch
Mary Stuart Masterson Idgie Threadgoode
Mary-Louise Parker Ruth Jamison
Jessica Tandy Ninny Threadgoode
Cicely Tyson Sipsey
Chris O'Donnell Buddy Threadgoode
Stan Shaw Big George
Gailard Sartain Ed Couch
Tim Scott Smokey Lonesome
Gary Basaraba Grady Kilgore
Lois Smith Mama Threadgoode
Jo Harvey Allen Women's Awareness Teacher
Macon McCalman Prosecutor
Richard Riehle Reverend Scroggins
Raynor Scheine Curtis Smoote
Timothy Scott Smokey Lonesome (as Tim Scott)

Director Jon Avnet
Producer Jon Avnet; Jordan Kerner
Writer Fannie Flagg; Carol Sobieski
Cinematography Geoffrey Simpson
Musician Jo Jo Hailey; K-Ci Hailey; Thomas Newman
User Credit 1 Debra Neil-Fisher
User Credit 2 Elizabeth McBride

Unites Academy Award winners Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy in a comedy/drama about family, marriage, friendship, abuse and murder in rural Alabama. This heart-warming film is based on a novel by Fannie Flagg.
Step back in time to the sleepy little Southern town of Whistle Stop. This heartwarming tale depicts the strength of the human spirit through laughter, devotion, and a special friendship that defies all obstacles.

Edition Details
Barcode 025192024429
Region Region 1
Chapters 57
Release Date 12/15/1998
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles French; Spanish
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround [CC]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Interactive Menus
Featurette Commentary with Director Jon Avnet
Moments of Discovery: An Original Documentary
Jon Avnet's Scene Specific Notes
Production Photographs
Poster Campaign
Theatrical Trailers
Personal Details
Purchase Date 8/17/2005
User Lookup 1 DVD Copy
User Text 2 The secret of life? The secret's in the sauce.
Links DVD Empire
Amazon US

Trivia: Mary Stuart Masterson did all of the bee stunts herself because her stunt double quit at the last minute. (more)

Goofs: Continuity: Evelyn's hands on the steering wheel when she is in the grocery store parking lot, getting ready to hit the "young girls" red Volkswagen. (more)

Quotes: Ruth: Don't you ever say never to me. (more)

Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations (more)