Fried Green Tomorrows: Juliette, GA Lives (2006)

A visit to Juliette, GA, 15 years after this former kudzu-covered ghost town received a 1/4 million dollar makeover by a Hollywood movie.


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Credited cast:
Danny Vinson ... Himself / Alabama Sheriff
Emmy Collins ... Himself / Hobo
Neill Calabro Neill Calabro ... Model-A truck nut
Clay Cranford Clay Cranford ... Georgia Sheriff
Trish Rich Trish Rich ... Cafe Babe 1
AmyKathryn Jones AmyKathryn Jones ... Herself / Cafe Babe 2 / Dam Babe
El Ledbetter El Ledbetter ... Horse Walker / Fisherman / Kudzu Krawler
Nancy Bridges Nancy Bridges ... Herself / Frying Pan Whacker
Nikki Branum Nikki Branum ... Dam Girl
Scottie Frazier Scottie Frazier ... One Arm Boy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carissa Allen Carissa Allen ... Fever Magnet'r
Sammy Blue ... Musician
Dean Clements Dean Clements ... Himself
Rachel Elliott Rachel Elliott ... Cafe Patron
Roderick Finney Roderick Finney ... Wood Chopper


in 1991 Juliette, GA was a lone street with buildings covered with Kudzu. An antique store was open on the weekends and a tiny restaurant was opened for breakfast and lunch. After a Hollywood movie came through and added $250,000 construction to the ailing structures, turning the antique store into a fictional restaurant, the town's owner turned that restaurant into non fiction. 15 years later, although the owner was told he would go out of business, the Whistle Stop Cafe and other shops thrive, and the town brings in 25,000 visitors a year. In 2006, Danny Vinson and four of his friends visit this most famous town saved by Hollywood. They go down Juliette's McCracken St. and speak with the local people. Stories are told about their business, their town, and the movie that put it all on the map. Also, an engaging historical look at the town is given with images from an hundred years earlier. Danny and his friends are so consumed by the magic of the town's charm and history that they ... Written by Anonymous

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The Most Famous Town Saved by Hollywood





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Release Date:

2 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Juliette, Georgia, USA See more »

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Did You Know?


When the Alabama and Georgia Sheriffs walk into the café, the first person seated to the left is Robert Williams, the owner of the Juliette properties on McCracken St. In Fried Green Tomatoes, when the Alabama and Georgia Sheriffs walk into the café, the first person seated to the left is the same Robert Williams See more »


References Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) See more »


Train to Juliette
by D. Vinson
Performed by Danny Vinson
Courtesy of Instant Tea Records
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