What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Lists: Drama, Romance

Brief Synopsis: "Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life."

Overall Ranking: 590 (Rank from 1993: # 10)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 66.67%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Patrick Devitt90
David Baruffi70

People Involved

  • Johnny Depp (Gilbert Grape)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (Arnie Grape)
  • Juliette Lewis (Becky)
  • Darlene Cates (Bonnie Grape)
  • Mary Steenburgen (Betty Carver)
  • Laura Harrington (Amy Grape)
  • Mary Kate Schellhardt (Ellen Grape)
  • John C. Reilly (Tucker Van Dyke)
  • Kevin Tighe (Ken Carver)
  • Crispin Glover (Bobby McBurney)
  • Lasse Hallström (Director)