What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) (Movie)

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape
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What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a 1993 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis, Darlene Cates, and Leonardo DiCaprio. The film follows twenty-four-year-old Gilbert (Depp), a grocery clerk caring for his morbidly obese mother and developmentally disabled younger brother in a sleepy midwestern town. Peter Hedges wrote the screenplay, adapted from his 1991 novel of the same name. Wikipedia


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What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, American drama films, Films set in Iowa, Coming-of-age films, Films based on romance novels, Films about dysfunctional families, Films shot in Texas, 1990s drama films and 1993 films.

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Momma: You're my knight in shimmering armor. Did you know that? Gilbert: I think you mean shining. Momma: No shimmering. You shimmer, and you glow.


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