Fried Green Tomatoes

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.

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Film Cast:

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

Film Crew:

  • Original Music Composer: Thomas Newman
  • Costume Design: Elizabeth McBride
  • Production Design: Barbara Ling
  • Editor: Debra Neil-Fisher
  • Director: Jon Avnet
  • Novel: Fannie Flagg
  • Screenplay: Carol Sobieski
  • Director of Photography: Geoffrey Simpson

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