Cooking movies

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1.
The God of Cookery (1996)
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The most renowned and feared chef in the world loses his title of God of Cookery because of his pompous attitude. Humbled, he sets out to reclaim his title. (95 mins.)
 
2.
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
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A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape. (88 mins.)
Director: Samo Hung
 
3.
I Love Hong Kong 2012 (2012)
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(100 mins.)
 
4.
I Love Hong Kong (2011)
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(104 mins.)
 
5.
Ratatouille (2007)
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A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. (111 mins.)
 
6.
Big Night (1996)
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A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business. (109 mins.)
 
7.
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
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An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death. (113 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
 
8.
Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
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In a forgotten Mexico village Tita and Pedro fall in love, but their marriage is forbidden as to traditions... (105 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Arau
 
9.
Babette's Feast (1987)
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During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters. (102 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Axel
 
10.
Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
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A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas. (102 mins.)
Director: Peter Godfrey
 
11.
Chocolat (2000)
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A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community. (121 mins.)
 
12.
Mostly Martha (2001)
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When a headstrong chef takes charge of her equally stubborn 8-year-old niece, the tensions between them mount... until an Italian sous-chef arrives to lighten the mood. (109 mins.)
 
13.
Le Grand Chef (2007)
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A young, incredibly talented chef quits the profession after a contest to head a world-class restaurant ends in tragedy... (113 mins.)
Director: Yun-su Jeon
 
14.
Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle (2010)
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(Korean with English subtitles) Korean's President organizes a nationwide "Kimchi Contest." Brother... (119 mins.)
Director: Dong-hoon Baek
 
15.
The Restaurant (1966)
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Top-notch french restaurant owner Monsieur Septime is involved into crime when one of his famous guests disappears. (85 mins.)
Director: Jacques Besnard
 
16.
The Chinese Feast (1995)
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Kit is a gangster looking to start a new life as a chef in Canada, so he can be closer to his girlfriend... (100 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
17.
Cooking with Stella (2009)
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Inside the Canadian diplomatic compound in New Delhi, a mischievous cook affects the lives of her employers and fellow staff. (104 mins.)
Director: Dilip Mehta
 
18.
Dinner Rush (2000)
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Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York... (99 mins.)
Director: Bob Giraldi
 
19.
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
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A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members. (124 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
20.
The Big Feast (1973)
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A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death. (130 mins.)
Director: Marco Ferreri
 
21.
Ham and Eggs (1933 Short Film)
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Director: William Nolan
 
22.
Julie & Julia (2009)
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Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book. (118 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
 
23.
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
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A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding. (95 mins.)
 
24.
Kung Fu Chefs (2009)
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Ousted chef Wong Bing-Yi is determined to help Shen Qing at her restaurant "Four Seas". He trains a young chef... (92 mins.)
Director: Ken Yip
 
25.
A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt (2011 Documentary)
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Paul Liebrandt is one of the most talented and controversial chefs in the food world and the youngest... (68 mins.)
Director: Sally Rowe
 
26.
No Reservations (2007)
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The life of a top chef changes when she becomes the guardian of her young niece. (104 mins.)
Director: Scott Hicks
 
27.
Dead Sushi (2012)
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Keiko, the daughter of a legendary sushi chef, runs away from home when his Karate-style regimen becomes too severe. Finding work at a rural hot springs inn, she is ridiculed by the eccentric staff and guests. (92 mins.)
Director: Noboru Iguchi
 
28.
Pieces of April (2003)
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A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner. (80 mins.)
Director: Peter Hedges
 
29.
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
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A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him. (97 mins.)
 
30.
The Ramen Girl (2008)
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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. (102 mins.)
 
31.
Simply Irresistible (1999)
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A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams. (96 mins.)
Director: Mark Tarlov
 
32.
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
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The owner of a Miami restaurant indebted to the mob institutes a contest to see what waiter can earn the most money in one night. (90 mins.)
Director: Kevin Heffernan
 
33.
Tampopo (1985)
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A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food. (114 mins.)
Director: Jûzô Itami
 
34.
Le Chef (2012)
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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. (84 mins.)
Director: Daniel Cohen
 
35.
The Chef (2005)
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The year is 1969. A junior chef and his friend embark on the ship Snowdrift destined for Cape Town. They meet with The Chef who rules unrestricted by a of sharp set of rules and regulations. (116 mins.)
Director: Mats Arehn
 
36.
A Touch of Spice (2003)
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"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather... (108 mins.)
 
37.
The Taste of Fish (2008)
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Shuntaro Akagi works as an elite businessman at a general trading company. Quite by chance, he ends up helping out at the fish-trader shop... (116 mins.)
 
38.
Vatel (2000)
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In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly... (103 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
39.
Waitress (2007)
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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. (108 mins.)
Director: Adrienne Shelly
 
40.
Waitress! (1981)
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Three lovely waitresses contend with a drunken, slovenly chef and mutinous patrons. (88 mins.)
 
41.
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
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Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed... (112 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
42.
Woman on Top (2000)
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Brazilian chef Isabella Oliveira moves to San Francisco when her husband, frustrated by her motion sickness, cheats on her. (92 mins.)
Director: Fina Torres
 
43.
Lung Fung Restaurant (1990)
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Dragon, an ex-triad member, gets out jail and decides to go straight. However, his old friend Rubbish Pool and old boss Kent usually settles disputes with other gang leaders there, so Dragon has a hard time getting pass his old ways. (88 mins.)
Director: Man Kit Poon
 
44.
What's Cooking? (2000)
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In LA's Fairfax district, where ethnic groups abound, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions... (109 mins.)
Director: Gurinder Chadha
 
45.
Cuisine américaine (1998)
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an aspiring master-chef on a US military vessel is dishonorably discharged/quits his post and and instead feeeloling sorry for himself... (92 mins.)
 
46.
Nina's Heavenly Delights (2006)
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A feisty young woman returns to Glasgow to run her deceased father's curry house. (94 mins.)
Director: Pratibha Parmar
 
47.
Soul Kitchen (2009)
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In Hamburg, German-Greek chef Zinos unknowingly disturbs the peace in his locals-only restaurant by hiring a more talented chef. (99 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
48.
Perfect Sense (2011)
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A chef and a scientist fall in love as an epidemic begins to rob people of their sensory perceptions. (92 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
 
49.
The Trip (2010)
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Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, but after his girlfriend backs out on him he must take his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon. (112 mins.)
 
50.
Love's Kitchen (2011)
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Rob Haley (Dougray Scott), an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife... (93 mins.)
Director: James Hacking
 
51.
Toast (2010 TV Movie)
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The ultimate nostalgia trip through everything edible in 1960s Britain. (96 mins.)
Director: S J Clarkson
 
52.
Benny & Joon (1993)
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A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton. (98 mins.)
 
53.
Tom Jones (1963)
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The romantic and chivalrous adventures of adopted bastard Tom Jones in 18th century England. (128 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
 
54.
Tortilla Soup (2001)
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A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life. (102 mins.)
Director: Maria Ripoll
 
55.
Joyful Reunion (2012)
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(107 mins.)
Director: Jui-Yuan Tsao
 
56.
Today's Special (2009)
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In this super-feel-good foodie comedy, young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and his passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food. (99 mins.)
Director: David Kaplan
 
57.
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
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The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt. (76 mins.)
 
58.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
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Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything. (100 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
 
59.
Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers (1980 Documentary)
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A documentary on the history of garlic. Blank interviews chefs, garlic lovers, and historians about the their love of the 'stinking rose.' (51 mins.)
Director: Les Blank
 
60.
My Dinner with Andre (1981)
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Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews. (110 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
61.
Diner (1982)
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A group of college-age buddies struggle with their imminent passage into adulthood in 1959 Baltimore. (110 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
62.
Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985)
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In San Francisco, an immigrant Chinese widow welcomes the new year with some unhappiness: she's 62 now... (88 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
 
63.
Consuming Passions (1988)
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A tragic mishap at a chocolate factory results in candy lovers getting an unexpected 'extra' in their sweets. The problem is that they want more! (98 mins.)
Director: Giles Foster
 
64.
Delicatessen (1991)
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Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants. (99 mins.)
 
65.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
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A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. (118 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
66.
Cuisine et dépendances (1993)
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Martine and Jacques knew their friend before he became an important television personality, but have not seen him for over ten years... (96 mins.)
Director: Philippe Muyl
 
67.
301/302 (1995)
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Two obsessive-compulsives, a chef and an anorexic writer, are neighbors in an apartment building. The... (100 mins.)
Director: Chul-soo Park
 
68.
Eat Your Heart Out (1997)
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Daniel, Sam(antha) and Peter are three old friends living together in a Los Angeles loft. Being gifted with a great cooking skill and good looks... (93 mins.)
Director: Felix O. Adlon
 
69.
A Chef in Love (1996)
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The story of Pascal Ichak, a larger-than-life French traveller, bon vivant, and chef, who falls in love... (100 mins.)
Director: Nana Djordjadze
 
70.
Soul Food (1997)
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One person can keep a family together and, when that one person is gone, a family can be torn apart. (115 mins.)
 
71.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
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A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker. (115 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
72.
Waiting... (2005)
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Young employees at Shenaniganz restaurant collectively stave off boredom and adulthood with their antics. (94 mins.)
Director: Rob McKittrick
 
73.
Kebab Connection (2004)
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In Hamburg, Ibrahim "Ibo" Secmez, of Turkish descent, wants to direct the first German kung-fu movie... (96 mins.)
Director: Anno Saul
 
74.
Short Order (2005)
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A little bit of life, love and wisdom come together over one night in the culinary underbelly where Life is a buffet and everything is "Short Order". (100 mins.)
Director: Anthony Byrne
 
75.
The Mistress of Spices (2005)
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In India, Tilo has the ability of foreseeing the future. When their parents are killed by bandits, she... (92 mins.)
 
76.
Al dente (2008 Short Film)
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A man is in a commercial kitchen, where he is taking great pride in the food he is about to prepare for a group of women in the dining room... (4 mins.)
Director: Pablo Diconca
 
77.
The Cook (2008)
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Over a long holiday weekend, unable to escape the confines of their sorority house, a handful of unsuspecting... (85 mins.)
Director: Gregg Simon
 
78.
Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
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In the great restaurant of life, there are those who eat and those who get eaten. Raimundo Nonato finds an alternative way... (113 mins.)
Director: Marcos Jorge
 
79.
Chef's Special (2008)
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Javier Cámara (Talk to Her) stars as Chef Maxi, a culinary genius/drama queen with too much on his plate. (111 mins.)
 
80.
Mid-August Lunch (2008)
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Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only... (75 mins.)
 
81.
Mediterranean Food (2009)
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Sofia's story, the best chef the world, and the two men who helped her to become a legend. (102 mins.)
 
82.
Nankyoku ryôrinin (2009)
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Nishimura has a passion for cooking, but never would he have imagined the task before him now: He is... (125 mins.)
Director: Shûichi Okita
 
83.
18 Meals (2010)
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In the city of Santiago de Compostela, the meals are more important than just eating. The important conversations, socially and for all other reasons, are done around food. This happens one day with intertwined lives in the historic city. (101 mins.)
Director: Jorge Coira
 
84.
Bon appétit (2010)
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A romantic comedy centered on two young cooks and a female sommelier working in a famous Zurich luxury restaurant. (91 mins.)
Director: David Pinillos
 
85.
Wieners (2008)
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A road trip comedy about three friends who travel across the country in a Wiener Wagon to beat up a popular daytime talk show therapist. (89 mins.)
Director: Mark Steilen
 
86.
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
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The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant. (124 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
87.
Haute Cuisine (2012)
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The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as the private chef for François Mitterrand. (95 mins.)
 
88.
A Taste of Romance (2012 TV Movie)
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Widower Gill Callahan retired from the fire department after a tragedy. Helped out by some mates, he starts a diner...
Director: Lee Rose
 
89.
The Women of Fast Food (2007)
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(123 mins.)
 
90.
A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story (2013)
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During the Edo Period of Japan, an excellent cook marries the heir to a renowned cooking family. However, her husband is a terrible chef. With the help of her new mother-in-law, she begins to teach him the ways of the culinary arts. (122 mins.)
Director: Yûzô Asahara
 
91.
Magic Kitchen (2004)
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Yau is on the lookout for love in modern day Hong Kong in spite of her family curse (105 mins.)
Director: Chi-Ngai Lee
 
92.
Sashimi (2015)
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A Japanese porno actor, HIV positive, commits suicide. Natsumi, a popular porno actress who has often worked with him... (88 mins.)
Director: Chih-yuan Pan
 
93.
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
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The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery. (122 mins.)
 
94.
Chef (2014)
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A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family. (114 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
 
95.
East Side Sushi (2014)
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Single mom Juana can slice and dice anything with great speed and precision. After working at a fruit-vending cart for years... (106 mins.)
Director: Anthony Lucero