Food/Cooking moviesby moniquette333 | created - 16 Oct 2013 | updated - 20 Sep 2015 | Public
Movies about the passion and importance of food and cooking. Food for love, love for food!
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1. The Ramen Girl (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
2. Les saveurs du Palais (2012)
PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Comedy
The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as the private chef for François Mitterrand.
Votes: 5,062 | Gross: $0.21M
3. Julie & Julia (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 88,570 | Gross: $94.13M
6. Le Chef (2012)
PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 14,122 | Gross: $0.34M
8. Eat Pray Love (2010)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance
A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".
Votes: 71,642 | Gross: $80.57M
9. L'aile ou la cuisse (1976)
104 min | Comedy, Family
Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and the publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against fast-food entrepreneur Tri-Catel to save the French art of cooking. After ... See full summary »
11. The Supersizers Go... (2007– )
A comedienne & a humor writer try their hand at living in different eras. They dress, eat, and live the past. Before and after, their vitals are tested to see how these lifestyles affect their health.
12. A Taste of Romance (2012 TV Movie)
TV-PG | Drama, Family
Widower Gill Callahan retired from the fire department after a tragedy. Helped out by some mates, he starts a diner, offering simple food to their taste. The matching music is too much for ... See full summary »
13. Just Desserts (2004 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
Marco Poloni's family owns a bakery in the Bronx and it seems that they have fallen on hard times and his family is considering selling the bakery. Marco then decides to enter a baking ... See full summary »
15. 301, 302 (1995)
Unrated | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two obsessive-compulsives, a chef and an anorexic writer, are neighbors in an apartment building. The chef (301) tries to entice her neighbor to eat with fabulous meals. The writer (302) ... See full summary »
17. Chocolat (2000)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.
Votes: 161,292 | Gross: $71.51M
21. Como agua para chocolate (1992)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.
Votes: 14,820 | Gross: $21.67M
23. Woman on Top (2000)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Brazilian chef Isabella Oliveira moves to San Francisco when her husband, frustrated by her motion sickness, cheats on her.
Votes: 9,136 | Gross: $5.02M
24. Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
Not Rated | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 15,308 | Gross: $7.29M
25. Love's Kitchen (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 ... See full summary »
26. Mostly Martha (2001)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
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.
Votes: 7,200 | Gross: $4.16M
27. Today's Special (2009)
R | 99 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 5,110 | Gross: $0.40M
28. Sik san (1996)
95 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
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.
30. Cuisine américaine (1998)
92 min | Comedy
an aspiring master-chef on a US military vessel is dishonorably discharged/quits his post and and instead feeeloling sorry for himself, uses the oppotunity to go to Paris, France and apply ... See full summary »
31. Dinner Rush (2000)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,521 | Gross: $0.11M
32. Babette's Feast (1987)
G | 103 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 15,259 | Gross: $4.40M
33. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
34. Le Grand Chef (2007)
113 min | Comedy, Drama
A young, incredibly talented chef quits the profession after a contest to head a world-class restaurant ends in tragedy. Retiring to a small rural town with his grandfather, he finds a new ... See full summary »
35. Sik-gaek: Kim-chi-jeon-jaeng (2010)
Not Rated | 119 min | Comedy
(Korean with English subtitles) Korean's President organizes a nationwide "Kimchi Contest." Brother and sister: Jang-eun and Sung-Chan join the competition, both using their mother's recipe... See full summary »
37. Jin yu man tang (1995)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Kit is a gangster looking to start a new life as a chef in Canada, so he can be closer to his girlfriend. But in his struggle to learn the fine art of cuisine, he runs across a red-headed ... See full summary »
38. Simply Irresistible (1999)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams.
Votes: 12,148 | Gross: $4.39M
39. The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
R | 90 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 11,493 | Gross: $0.04M
40. Tampopo (1985)
Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 11,427 | Gross: $0.22M
41. Politiki kouzina (2003)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »
42. The Mistress of Spices (2005)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance
In India, Tilo has the ability of foreseeing the future. When their parents are killed by bandits, she is kidnapped but escapes and is raised by the First Mother in a sort of traditional ... See full summary »
43. Vatel (2000)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Vatel is in charge of the reception to the king Louis XIV. With the prince's political ambitions at stake, its essential to please him. But when he falls in love with the king's lover, passion and duty seem to contradict each other.
Votes: 6,720 | Gross: $0.05M
44. Waitress (2007)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 39,707 | Gross: $19.07M
45. Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
PG | 112 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that... See full summary »
48. Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers (1980)
Not Rated | 51 min | Documentary, History
A documentary on the history of garlic. Blank interviews chefs, garlic lovers, and historians about the their love of the 'stinking rose.'
49. My Dinner with Andre (1981)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews.
Votes: 13,952 | Gross: $5.25M
50. Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985)
PG | 88 min | Comedy
In San Francisco, an immigrant Chinese widow welcomes the new year with some unhappiness: she's 62 now, she wants to make a trip to China to pay last respects to her ancestors, a fortune ... See full summary »
51. Consuming Passions (1988)
R | 98 min | Comedy
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!
Votes: 365 | Gross: $0.12M
52. Delicatessen (1991)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime
Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants.
Votes: 71,672 | Gross: $1.79M
53. Eat Your Heart Out (1997)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
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, Daniel uses his talent to bring home one ... See full summary »
54. Shekvarebuli kulinaris ataserti retsepti (1996)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
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 ... See full summary »
Votes: 524 | Gross: $0.60M
55. Short Order (2005)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Adventure
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".
56. 18 comidas (2010)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
59. Spanglish (2004)
PG-13 | 131 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A woman and her daughter emigrate from Mexico for a better life in America, where they start working for a family where the patriarch is a newly celebrated chef with an insecure wife.
Votes: 70,277 | Gross: $42.04M
60. Salmer fra kjøkkenet (2003)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A scientific observer's job of observing an old cantankerous single man's kitchen habits is complicated by his growing friendship with him.
Votes: 7,437 | Gross: $0.35M
61. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
NC-17 | 124 min | Crime, Drama
The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant.
Votes: 29,634 | Gross: $7.72M
63. Seoyang-goldong-yanggwajajeom Aentikeu (2008)
107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jin-hyeok opens a cake shop in an old antique shop, hiring Seun-woo, Korea's best pastry chef, who fell in love with him in high school. Also there, are Soo-young, crushing on Seun-woo, ex-boxer Gi-beom, and Seun-woo's French ex-boyfriend.
64. The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama
The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery.
Votes: 63,391 | Gross: $54.24M
65. Recipe for Love (2014 TV Movie)
TV-G | Comedy, Family, Romance
An earnest, culinary school hopeful, clashes with a big shot celebrity chef when she is assigned to ghostwrite his cookbook. As they struggle to get through each recipe together, their ... See full summary »
66. The Craving (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
Leading a double life, Chef Ronnie spends her days as a charming celebrity chef who thrives and shines as owner of a trendy Spanish tapas restaurant in San Francisco, and spends her nights ... See full summary »