What's Eating Gilbert Grape Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 434

Average Rating: 3.1/4

# of Ratings: 379

Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/1993

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Drama

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Lasse Hallström

Actors: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen, Darlene Cates, Laura Harrington

Plot: Gilbert Grape lives in Endora, a place where nothing much happens. The only times the police got something to do is when Gilbert's autistic brother Arnie tries to climb up on the watertower nearby. Taking care of Arnie is mostly Gilbert's task which can be pretty demanding, at least while you are working at the local grocery store. Then one day Becky and her grandmother passes through Endora getting trouble with the car. Gilbert falls in love with Becky, but gets problems when he tries to find time for his own private life

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/06/2019

With Johnny Depp's overlooking narration, we're given the immediate sense of the family-man caretaker that defines his character. This is also the movie that MADE Leonardo DiCaprio, so we have to be thankful for that.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/11/2013

Why did DiCaprio not win a Oscar.

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LordEddardStark - wrote on 06/28/2013

The film is one of the most underrated movies. A great mix of comedy and drama, with funny characters. In my opinion the best acting of DiCaprio, who plays a mentally handicapped boy.

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