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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.
MPAA Rating PG-13
Release Date 1991-12-27
Runtime 130 minutes
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clcannonauthor shared a tip "One of my favorite movies of all time!"
heather_stevens shared a tip "So good! Nostalgic, poignant, heartbreaking when you need a good cry..."
obvslybatgrl shared a tip "they’re lesbians Harold"
trish_donnelly shared a tip "One of my all time favourite movies"
elizabeth_sanders_5655 shared a tip "Love this movie"
swanqueen shared a tip "You can’t tell me this isn’t gay. The book is also very good"
jess_ica_9043 shared a tip "One for the ages! An epic movie.. touching, funny and warm.. it’ll tug at your heartstrings for sure ."
entertainment_expertice shared a tip "One of the best chick flicks!"
linda_sherrin shared a tip "One of my Favorite! A+! Kathy Bate is great! First time ever saw Chris O’Donald!Tear jerker..Don’t miss it!"
katrina_alvarez_1329 shared a tip "movie about friends, #strongwomen characters. #kathybates #drama"
kaylee_cochran shared a tip "All time favorite!!"
linda_c. shared a tip "It was my favorite back in 91,Bitter Sweet Story 💗"
avari_lolz shared a tip "This movie is incredible it’s just so happy and honestly just a comforting movie"
hannah_minchew shared a tip "Classic for a southern girls childhood!"
carmen_bray shared a tip "Because I have more insurance and I'm not afraid the use it! Lol! Kathy Bates is hilarious!"
BabyDot shared a tip "My all time favorite movie ❤️❤️"
deleted_user_1616297248300 shared a tip "Sooo good."
m_a_1584 shared a tip "Wonderful film. "The Secret is in The Sauce.""
tam_4014 shared a tip "The times, the trials, the secrecy and friendships, make this movie a knock out of the park for me!"
laura_kim_dooley shared a tip "“The secret’s in the sauce!” That part kills me every time. Haha...What’s your favorite part?"