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Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother, who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie, who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongo

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 1993-12-17

Runtime 118 minutes

Budget $11m

Revenue $10m


TMDB 7.7


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onelonelyplanet shared a tip "Young Leonardo DiCaprio did amazing work in this movie."

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Lisamorris shared a tip "Leo DiCaprio in a remarkable role. He really makes you believe the character has challenges."

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wajwilliams shared a tip "A heart wrenching story of family and love. You'll love Arnie's innocence. You'll emphasize with Mama."

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donna_bagwell shared a tip "Johnny Depp and Leo Di Caprio are so perfect for these roles!"

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olivia_angelo shared a tip "One of the best."

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kathy_clyne shared a tip "I love this movie"

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amy_santi shared a tip "Honestly Still Dont Why Johnny Depp Doesnt Have An Oscar"

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "One of my favorite movies to watch, great coming of age movie!"

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jimbodelnorte shared a tip "The film that introduced audiences to the depth of Leo’s acting abilities."

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jrm shared a tip "8/10. Poignant story that launched DiCaprio and Depp. Great acting."

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katie_richman shared a tip "This is Leo’s best acting. Amazing."

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emily_heisler shared a tip "One of the best DiCaprio filmd"

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emilymarie_barnett shared a tip "This is a good movie for a lazy day. The casting was great!"

diana_esperanza shared a tip "I don’t have a favorite movie. I like classic movies, musicals, and 80’s movies."

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michelle_justmichelle shared a tip "Leo should of got an award for this!"

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brennan_scheidhauer shared a tip "Not a big fan of the plot but Leo DeCap steals every scene he is in. Unprecedented acting especially at such a young age."

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its_jenni shared a tip "the acting is so good and it’s a nice drama movie to watch"

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misty_hopkins shared a tip "Get your tissues out!"

kalea_9085 shared a tip "Was a great movie, it’s very family friendly and something you can get into"

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sand_vessel shared a tip "The first time me and a friend watched this movie, it was 1 in the morning, and our entire world was altered."

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copy_cat_stevens shared a tip "This movie is so inspirational I can always turn to it to feel better in the midst of an existential crisis"

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jefe shared a tip "Very well acted and warm film."

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danielle_matthews_660 shared a tip "Have you seen girl interrupted?"

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naomi_4713 shared a tip "Honestly feel like this movie is enjoyed best by watching alone"

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rodney_belcher shared a tip "Oldie but a goodie!"

deborah_finch shared a tip "I really need to watch this before it’s gone. I saw it years ago, but can’t remember much of it."

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jada_caudillo shared a tip "perfect for a movie date!!"

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lacey_koenig shared a tip "Classic@must see movie!!!"

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corrinne_ronde shared a tip "Such a good movie"

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leanne_carrington shared a tip "Love this movie!"

megan_gilliand shared a tip "Without a doubt one of my favorite movies."

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jessica_judd shared a tip "This is a very good movie. I have watched it several times."

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simplyjamilah shared a tip "An absolute classic. Honestly some of Leo’s and Depp’s best work."

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kaylee_banta shared a tip "It’s so sad but a great movie."

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rose_park_9882 shared a tip "It made me cry byg worth it"

kristina_trasky shared a tip "Great story"

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krista_chancey shared a tip "This movie is amazing all together has a great story line and the acting/actors are incredible!"

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jenn_rosillo shared a tip "One of Johnny Depp and Leonard DiCaprio best works"

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bailey_hutchins shared a tip "Right to the heart"

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karrilynn_piatt shared a tip "This movie i cried for at last 1 1/2 hrs after watching because such a good movie"

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sarah_goessele shared a tip "Love this movie"

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lucia_tvd shared a tip "Perfect movie for a family movie night! #johnnydepp #leonardodicaprio #gilbertgrape #movienight #family"

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isabel_withnell shared a tip "You can’t go wrong with a Johnny Depp movie."

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