What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

PG-13 118 min - Romance, Drama - 17 december 1993
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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 ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver, Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky.

Director:  Lasse Hallström

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Storyline

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 ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver, Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky.


Collections: Lasse Hallström

Tagline: Life is a terrible thing to sleep through.

Genres: Romance, Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  17 december 1993

Box Office

Budget:  $11.000.000
Revenue:  $10.032.765

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount, J&M Entertainment

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 58 min