Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
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.
Writers:Fannie Flagg (novel "Fried Green Tomatoes At the Whistle Stop Cafe")
Stars:Mary-Louise Parker, Chris O'Donnell, Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy