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About the Movie
Academy Award winners Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy star with Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker in this inspiring drama adapted from Fannie Flagg's best-selling novel. When an unhappy housewife (Bates) befriends a lady in a nursing home (Tandy), she hears a remarkable tale of laughter, devotion and a special friendship that defies all obstacles in this heartwarming film from acclaimed director Jon Avnet.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 41
- Fresh: 30
- Rotten: 11
- Average Rating: 6.7/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: One of the strongest things in the film is Ms. Masterson, a magnetic, wildly defiant actress with so much energy she often seems to be bursting at the seams of her role.
Fresh: The movie left me wishing its sterling cast -- including a radiant Jessica Tandy -- had been better served.
Fresh: Tandy is at her sparkling best as the endearing old story-teller. Bates is also terrif in a funny and sympathetic turn. Director Jon Avnet, in his feature film debut, gets first-rate work from the featured performers.
Rotten: [A] clunky, fraudulent, yet apparently crowd-pleasing laugh-and-tear-jerker.
Most FAVORITE movie EVER!!!!!
This is such a well written movie and they found and amazing cast to act it out!!!! I absolutely LOVE this movie. You will NEVER go wrong buying this movie!! This movie has so many things it deals with.... life happenings, inspirations, emotions... from death, to new life... love to love lost!!! It is just too amazing to actual describe. Trust me... You will want to watch this!!!!
I was 13 years old when i seen this movie, I fell in love with it. Now im 16 and still could watch this movie everyday and it would never get old.
I LOVE this movie - you'll laugh almost as much as you cry!!!!
I remember when I saw this at the movies years ago - my best friend and I went to see it and loved every minute!!! Trust me, you'll laugh as much as you cry (oh and you will cry)!!! Fantastic cast!!! You really can't wrong with this one - enjoy!!!!
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