Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes poster
Evelyn Couch is having trouble in her marriage, and no one seems to take her seriously. While in a nursing home visiting relatives, she meets Ninny Threadgoode, an outgoing old woman, who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode, a young woman in 1920's Alabama. Through Idgie's inspiring life, Evelyn learns to be more assertive and builds a lasting friendship of her own with Ninny.

Director: Jon Avnet
Writer: Fannie Flagg (novel), Fannie Flagg (screenplay), Carol Sobieski (screenplay)
Production: Universal Pictures
Genre: drama
Year: 1991
MetaScore: 64/100
ImdbRating: 7.7
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 24 Jan 1992
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 12 nominations.


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Movie Video Clips

What are you  doing - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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What are you doing
A heart can be broken - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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A heart can be broken
It's all right - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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It's all right
Big ol' ox like Grady won't sit next to a colored child - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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Big ol' ox like Grady won't sit next to a colored child
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Righter of Wrongs
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Secret's in the sauce
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Best friends
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If that judge had looked any closer
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There this this lake
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I can't even look at my own vagina
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Answer the question Mrs
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Now is a time for courage
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Things I want to say to you
I just don't know WHY she insists on calling him Stump - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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I just don't know WHY she insists on calling him Stump
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I'm worried about my little friend Evelyn
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After Ruth died and the railroad stopped runnin'
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Hello there
Don't you ever say never to me - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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Don't you ever say never to me
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What the hell's this
My daddy always used to say there was a separate god for children - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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My daddy always used to say there was a separate god for...
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I have to say
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I don't know what's worse
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Threadgood
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Like I said
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Idgie Threadgoode
Of course that's a contradiction in terms - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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Of course that's a contradiction in terms
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We're going home
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Aunt Idgie
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That's all
When we think of romance and marriage - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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When we think of romance and marriage
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It's an obituary
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I never get mad
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Come on down
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Unconditionally
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That's right
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Somebody stole my house
That frying pan did more than fry chicken that night - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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That frying pan did more than fry chicken that night
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What if God made a mistake
I wouldn't be afraid of death if I was you - screenshot from movie Fried Green Tomatoes
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I wouldn't be afraid of death if I was you
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Idgie was a character
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Idgie's alive
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Threadgoode
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Aunt Vesta
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This doesn't have anything to do with trains
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And you've slimmed down quite a bit these last few weeks
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I'm tellin' you
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What did you call me
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Did you know they took my gallbladder out
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You git yourself some hormones
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Did you hear that
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Imogene Louise Threadgoode

Movie Quotes

Movie Cast

Evelyn Couch - Kathy Bates
Idgie Threadgoode - Mary Stuart Masterson
Ruth Jamison - Mary-Louise Parker
Ninny Threadgoode - Jessica Tandy
Sipsey - Cicely Tyson
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
Women's Awareness Teacher - Jo Harvey Allen
Prosecutor Percy - Macon McCalman
Reverend Scroggins - Richard Riehle
Sheriff Curtis Smoote - Raynor Scheine
Eva Bates - Grace Zabriskie
Young Julian Threadgoode - Reid Binion
Leona Threadgoode - Afton Smith
Papa Threadgoode - Danny Nelson
Little Idgie Threadgoode - Nancy Moore Atchison
Frank Bennett - Nick Searcy
Older Julian Threadgoode - Haynes Brooke
Ruth's Mother - Ginny Parker
Boy at Supermarket - Tres Holton
KKK Man - Wallace Merck
Hooded Man - David Dwyer
Young Naughty Bird - Lashondra Phillips
Beetle Girl #1 - Kathy Larson
Beetle Girl #2 - Missy Wolff
Buddy Threadgoode Jr. - Grayson Fricke
Older Naughty Bird - Enjolik Oree
Peggy Hadley - Genevieve Fisher
Judge - Tom Even
Defense Attorney - Bob Hannah
Bailiff - Ted Manson
Nurse - Suzi Bass
Gas Station Attendant - Paul Armbruster
Wedding Guest - Jacob Avnet
Wingo, Man at BBQ - Michael Burgess
College Buddy - Todd Eller
College Dean - Bill Ewin
Teacher - Fannie Flagg
School Girl - Shelby Hofer
Shantytown Male - Barry Hopkins
Choir Member - Teretha G. Houston
Orderly - James Mayberry
Threadgood Cousin - Shannon McCrory
Bailiff - Bob Penny
Mr. Dunaway - Leonard Shinew
Young Cleo - Drew Wilkins
Gospel Singer - Marion Williams