Released Date
December 17, 1993
Distributor
Paramount Pictures
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG-13
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$10,032,765 + $0 = $10,032,765
47

Leonardo DiCaprio

as Arnie Grape

58

Johnny Depp

as Gilbert Grape

56

John C. Reilly

as Tucker Van Dyke

48

Juliette Lewis

as Becky

68

Mary Steenburgen

as Betty Carver

57

Crispin Glover

as Bobby McBurney

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Darlene Cates

as Bonnie Grape

77

Kevin Tighe

as Ken Carver

About What's Eating Gilbert Grape

A young man in a small Midwestern town struggles to care for his mentally-disabled younger brother and morbidly obese mother while attempting to pursue his own happiness.

About

After his father's death, Gilbert must look after his morbidly-obese mother and mentally challenged brother, but this all changes once love walks into his life. Peter Hedges wrote the novel of the same name and wrote the screenplay for the film.

Trivia

Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role of Arnie. The film gave Leonardo DiCaprio his first Oscar nomination.