Fried Green Tomatoes

The secret of life? The secret's in the sauce.

Categories: Drama, Comedy
Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1991-12-27
Run time: 130 minute / 2:10
Budget: $11,000,000
Revenue: $119,418,501
Director: Jon Avnet
Writers: Fannie Flagg, Carol Sobieski.
Production Company : Universal Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Kathy Bates
as Evelyn Couch
Mary-Louise Parker
as Ruth Jamison
Jessica Tandy
as Ninny Threadgoode
Cicely Tyson
as Sipsey
Mary Stuart Masterson
as Idgie Threadgoode
Chris O'Donnell
as Buddy Threadgoode
Stan Shaw
as Big George
Gailard Sartain
as Ed Couch
Timothy Scott
as Smokey Lonesome
Gary Basaraba
as Grady Kilgore
Lois Smith
as Mama Threadgoode
Jo Harvey Allen
as Woman's Awareness Teacher
Fannie Flagg
as Teacher
Suzi Bass
as nurse
Tom Even
as Judge
Afton Smith
as Leona Threadgoode
Haynes Brooke
as Older Julian Threadgoode
Wallace Merck
as KKK Man
Richard Riehle
as Reverend Scroggins
Constance Shulman
as Missy
Nick Searcy
as Frank Bennett
Macon McCalman
as Prosecutor Percy
Raynor Scheine
as Sheriff Curtis Smoote
Grace Zabriskie
as Eva Bates
Reid Binion
as Young Julian Threadgoode
Danny Nelson
as Papa Threadgoode
Nancy Moore Atchison
as Little Idgie Threadgoode
Ginny Parker
as Ruth's Mother
Tres Holton
as Boy at Supermarket
Ron McCall
as Ocie
David Dwyer
as Hooded Man
Lashondra Phillips
as Young Naughty Bird
Kathy Larson
as Beetle Girl #1
Missy Wolff
as Beetle Girl #2
LaTanya Richardson Jackson
as Janeen
Grayson Fricke
as Buddy Threadgoode Jr.
Enjolik Oree
as Older Naughty Bird
Genevieve Fisher
as Peggy Hadley
Bob Hannah
as Defense Attorney
Ted Manson
as Bailiff
Carol Mitchell-Leon
as Sue Otis
Evan Lockwood
as Tim
Thomas Newman Original Music Composer

Costume & Make-Up
Elizabeth McBride Costume Design

Barbara Ling Production Design

Debra Neil-Fisher Editor

Jon Avnet Director

Fannie Flagg Screenplay
Fannie Flagg Novel
Carol Sobieski Screenplay

Geoffrey Simpson Director of Photography

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