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What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $9,170,214Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,036 $9,170,214
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,501-6,600) 6,564 $9,170,214

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Production Budget:$11,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1993 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 117 minutes
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Keywords: Learning Disabilities
Production Method:Live Action
Production Companies: Matalon Teper Ohlsson
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Gilbert Grape

Supporting Cast

Mary Steenburgen    Betty Carver
Leonardo DiCaprio    Arnie Grape
John C. Reilly    Tucker Van Dyke
Darlene Cates    Momma
Laura Harrington    Amy Grape
Mary Kate Schellhardt    Ellen Grape
Kevin Tighe    Mr. Carver
Crispin Glover    Bobby McBurney
Penelope Branning    Becky's Grandma
Tim Green    Mr. Lamson
Susan Loughran    Mrs. Lamson
Robert B. Hedges    Minister
Mark Jordan    Todd Carver
Cameron Finley    Doug Carver
Brady Coleman    Sheriff Farrel
Tim Simek    Deputy
Nicholas Stojanovich    Boy #1
Libby Villari    Waitress
Kay Bower    Police Secretary
Joe Stevens    Burger Barn Manager
Mona Lee Fultz    Bakery Worker
George Haynes    Dave
Daniel Gullahorn    Boy #2

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Bertil Ohlsson    Co-Producer
David Matalon    Co-Producer
Meir Teper    Co-Producer
Peter Hedges    Screenwriter
Lasse Hallström    Executive Producer
Alan C. Blomquist    Executive Producer
Sven Nykvist    Director of Photography
Bernt Capra    Production Designer
Andrew Mondshein    Film Editor
Alan Parker    Music Producer
Bjorn Isfalt    Music Producer
David Householter    Assistant Director
Richard J. Gelfand    Unit Production Manager
John Myhre    Art Director
Gretchen Rau    Set Decorator
Renee Ehrlich Kalfus    Costume Designer
Kathleen Kiatta    Costume Supervisor
David Brownlow    Production Sound Mixer
Lee Dichter    Re-recording Mixer
Michael Kirchberger    Supervising Sound Editor
Paul P. Soucek    Sound Effects Editor
Bitty O'Sullivan-Smith    Dialogue Editor
Dan Korintus    Dialogue Editor
Neil Kaufman    Dialogue Editor
Joseph S. DeBeasi    Music Editor
Patty York    Make up
Deborah Ann Piper    Hairstylist
Rodd Matsui    Special Make Up Effects (Prosthetics)

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.