Juliette is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Georgia, United States. The community is part of the Macon Metropolitan Statistical Area. Named for Juliette McCracken, daughter of a railroad engineer, the town formed with the merging of Brownsville and Iceberg. The film Fried Green Tomatoes was filmed there, and the town has been the focal point of three popular Southern humor books.[clarification needed] After the filming of Fried Green Tomatoes, the sets used for the town's main street were renovated into a tourist district, complete with a fully operational "Whistle Stop Cafe".
Other movie productions set in Juliette were Cockfighter (1974) starring Warren Oates, A Killing Affair (1986) starring Peter Weller, and the documentary Fried Green Tomorrows: Juliette, Ga. Lives (2006) directed by Neill Calabro and starring Danny Vinson. A small cafe scene set in Juliette in The War (1994) with Kevin Costner also displayed the Juliette Volunteer Fire Department.