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Fried Green Tomatoes

Author: Fannie Flagg, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
Screenwriter: Fannie Flagg, Carol Sobieski
Director: Jon Avnet


Kathy Bates Evelyn Couch
Mary Stuart Masterson Idgie Threadgoode
Mary-Louise Parker Ruth Jameson
Jessica Tandy Ninny Threadgoode
Gailard Sartain Ed Couch
Stan Shaw Big George
Cicely Tyson Sipsey
Gary Basaraba Grady Kilgore
Grace Zabriskie Eva Bates
Richard Riehle Rev. Scroggins
Grayson Fricke Buddy Threadgoode Jr.
Lashondra Phillips Young Naughty Bird
Enjolik Oree Older Naughty Bird
Nick Searcy Frank Bennett
Ginny Parker Ruth's mother
Lois Smith Mama Threadgoode
Danny Nelson Papa Threadgoode
Afton Smith Leona Threadgoode
Chris O'Donnell Buddy Threadgoode

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

An Act III Communications, Avnet/Kerner Productions, Electric Shadow Productions and Universal Pictures production
Released by Universal Pictures