Movies about food

Movies about food
List of the best films about food according to visitors: The Hundred-Foot Journey, A Taste of Hunger, Burnt, Julie & Julia, Chef, Soul Kitchen, No Reservations, Chocolat, Le Chef, Abe.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:02

A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.

A Taste of Hunger (2021)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryDenmark, Sweden

Maggie and Carsten love each other, they have two wonderful children and run their own gourmet restaurant; Malus. They want it all. And they have it all. Almost. They are missing the coveted Michelin Star. It has been their dream, on which they gambled everything to win. One day Carsten receives a letter saying that his wife loves somebody else. But who sent the letter and why? In their continuous passion and pursuit for the ultimate recognition, they forget that the meals of life are best enjoyed together.

Burnt (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:05

Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.

Julie & Julia (2009)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible.

Chef (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen -- and zest for life and love.

Soul Kitchen (2009)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGermany, France, Italy
Duration01:39

SOUL KITCHEN film centers on a likable but hopelessly disorganized restauranteur, Zinos, whose cafe is second home to a motley crew of lovable eccentrics. When his girlfriend Nadine up and moves to Shanghai, a love-sick Zinos decides to fly after her, leaving his restaurant in the hands of his unreliable ex-con brother Illias. Both decisions turn out disastrous: Illias gambles away the restaurant to a shady real estate agent, and Zinos finds Nadine with a new lover. If the brothers can stop arguing and get it together, the Soul Kitchen might still have one last chance at staying in business. The mayhem that follows is a hilariously entertaining story of self-realization, set to an irresistibly soulful soundtrack.

No Reservations (2007)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Master chef Kate Armstrong runs her life and her kitchen with intimidating intensity. However, a recipe for disaster may be in the works when she becomes the guardian of her young niece while crossing forks with the brash sous-chef who just joined her staff. Though romance blooms in the face of rivalry, Kate needs to look outside the kitchen to find true happiness.

Chocolat (2000)
Duration02:01

A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group of Boat Gypsies float down the river the prejudices of the Mayor leads to a crisis.

Le Chef (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Spain
Duration01:25

A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.

Abe (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, Brazil

The Israeli-Jewish side of his family calls him Avram. The Palestinian-Muslim side Ibrahim. His first-generation American agnostic lawyer parents call him Abraham. But the 12-year-old kid from Brooklyn who loves food and cooking, prefers, well, Abe. Just Abe.

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Haute Cuisine (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, biography
CountryFrance
Duration01:35

The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as the private chef for François Mitterrand.

A Chef in Love (1996)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Georgia, Ukraine, Belgium, Russia, Germany

The story of Pascal Ichak, a larger-than-life French traveller, bon vivant, and chef, who falls in love with Georgia and a Georgian princess in the early 1920s. All is well until the arrival of the Red Army of the Caucasus, as the Soviet revolution that has swept Russian comes to Georgia. Told as a flashback from the present, as a French-Georgian man whose mother was Pascal's lover translates his memoirs for Pascal's niece.

Kitchen in Paris (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:46

The employees of the famous Russian "Claude Monet" restaurant are forced to move their business to Paris.

Big Night (1996)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.

Today's Special (2009)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.

Kung Fu Chefs (2009)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, comedy
CountryHong Kong

Ousted chef Wong Bing-Yi is determined to help Shen Qing at her restaurant "Four Seas". He trains a young chef, Lung Kin-Yat to compete against Chef Tin, the head chef at "Imperial Palace", for the title of "Top Chef".

Romantics Anonymous (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:20

What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted chocolate maker he has just hired. What occurs when a highly emotional man meets a highly emotional woman? They fall in love, and this is what occurs to Jean-René and Angélique who share the same handicap. But being pathologically timid does not make things easy for them. So whether they will manage to get together, join their solitudes and live happily ever after is a guessing matter.

The Trip (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52

When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon.

The Mistress of Spices (2005)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, India
Duration01:32

Tilo, the titular "Mistresses of Spices" is a shopkeeper and an immigrant from India who helps customers satisfy their needs and desires with spices. Her life changes when she falls in love with an American man.

Love's Kitchen (2011)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:29

Rob Haley (Dougray Scott), an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real life TV Chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a run-down country pub into a gourmet restaurant. His food catches the eye - and taste buds - of beautiful American food critic Kate Templeton (Claire Forlani) and they soon both write a recipe for love that leaves both their hearts - and their stomachs - in full.

The Ramen Girl (2008)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:42

An American woman is stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend. Searching for direction in life, she trains to be a râmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master.

Little Italy (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:35

Former childhood pals Leo and Nikki are attracted to each other as adults—but will their feuding parents' rival pizzerias put a chill on their sizzling romance?

Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.

Toast (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30

An adaptation of celebrity chef Nigel Slater's bestselling memoir, 'Toast' is the ultimate nostalgic trip through everything edible in 1960's Britain. Nigel's mother was always a poor cook, but her chronic asthma and addiction to all things canned does not help.

Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryChina, Taiwan
Duration02:04

The film tells the story of a retired and widowed Chinese master chef Chu (Si Hung Lung) and his family living in modern day Taipei, Taiwan. At the start of the film, he lives with his three attractive daughters, all of whom are unattached. As the film progresses, each of the daughters encounters new men in their lives. When these new relationships blossom, the stereotypes are broken and the living situation within the family changes.. The film features several scenes displaying the techniques and artistry of gourmet Chinese cooking. Since the family members have difficulty expressing their love for each other, the intricate preparation of banquet quality dishes for their Sunday dinners is the surrogate for their familial feelings.

Woman on Top (2000)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Set to the intoxicating rhythms of Brazil, "Woman on Top" is a spicy, sexy comedy about the magic of food, love and music. Meet Isabella, a sultry enchantress born with the special gift of melting the palates and hearts of men everywhere. When she decides to break free from her rocky marriage and the stifling kitchen of her husband's restaurant in Brazil, she spirits off to San Francisco in pursuit of her dreams of a real culinary career.

Lezioni di cioccolato (2007)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:38

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Waitress (2007)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.

Love and Lemons (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySweden
Duration01:39

Agnes has most things in life: a family who are always there for her, a good job in the restaurant industry, a boyfriend who loves her, and a best friend whom she knows inside out. Or does she? All of a sudden things begin to crumble, one by one, and soon nothing is as it was.

The Founder (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Greece
Duration02:38

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.




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