MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,643 this week

Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle (2010)
"Kim-chi-jeon-jaeng" (original title)

6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 134 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 2 critic

(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 »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 124 titles
created 23 Jan 2012
 
a list of 149 titles
created 07 Jun 2013
 
a list of 100 titles
created 21 Feb 2014
 
a list of 518 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 48 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle (2010)

Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle (2010) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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 »

Director: Wayne Wang
Stars: Laureen Chew, Kim Chew, Victor Wong
Le Grand Chef (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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 »

Director: Yun-su Chong
Stars: Kang-woo Kim, Won-hie Lim, Ha-na Lee
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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.

Director: David Kaplan
Stars: Dean Winters, Aarti Mann, Kevin Corrigan
Bon appétit (2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A romantic comedy centered on two young cooks and a female sommelier working in a famous Zurich luxury restaurant.

Director: David Pinillos
Stars: Unax Ugalde, Nora Tschirner, Giulio Berruti
Tampopo (1985)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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.

Director: Jûzô Itami
Stars: Ken Watanabe, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto
Haute Cuisine (2012)
Biography | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

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

Director: Christian Vincent
Stars: Catherine Frot, Arthur Dupont, Jean d'Ormesson
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

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 »

Director: James Hacking
Stars: Dougray Scott, Sarah Sharman, Katrine De Candole
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Jean-Yves Pitoun
Stars: Jason Lee, Eddy Mitchell, Irène Jacob
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In a remote 19th Danish century village two sisters lead a rigid life centered around their father, the local minister, and their church. Both had opportunities to leave the village: one ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriel Axel
Stars: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel
Le Chef (2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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.

Director: Daniel Cohen
Stars: Jean Reno, Michaël Youn, Raphaëlle Agogué
Cyrano Agency (2010)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The Cyrano Agency is a dating agency which helps people who can't date to have a love life. The agency staff try helping their clients without being noticed. The agency's representatives ... See full summary »

Director: Hyun-seok Kim
Stars: Tae-woong Eom, Min-jung Lee, Daniel Choi
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Jo Pil-seong, a rural detective, is an unhappy husband, often blamed by his older wife for gambling. Despite her being hard on him, he steals money from her to bet on bull butting. ... See full summary »

Director: Yeon-woo Lee
Stars: Yun-seok Kim, Kyung Ho Jung, Woo-seon Seon
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Jin-Ki Baek ...
Yeo-Sang - young
Jong-won Choi ...
Ja-Woon
Ja-Hyeon Chu ...
Seong-Chan's mother
Kuk-Jin Han ...
Thug #1
Hyeon-Ho Heo ...
Professor
Ku Jin ...
Seong-chan
Jeong-eun Kim ...
Jang-eun
Yeong-ok Kim ...
Yeo-Sang's mother
Byung-joon Lee ...
Jo Dong-Hee
Jang-won Lee ...
Event host
Jung-Joon Lee ...
Chef #3
Kan-hie Lee ...
Kong's teacher
Kil-soo Park ...
Director Kim
Ji-ru Sung ...
Yeo-Sang
Ji-hye Wang ...
Jin-soo
Edit

Storyline

(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. Whoever wins, will decide the fate of their family's restaurant. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 January 2010 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Le Grand Chef (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Feast your eyes again
28 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This sequel basically has all the positive ingredients from the first film and more. It's one of the better sequels and is superior to the first film in my opinion. Everything about this got my attention from beginning to end and the competition is even deeper cause both of the chefs that is competing against one another are both likable this time around. And it shows both sides point of view and their motivations for trying to win. Also it can be a bit of a tearjerker for some, cause it really does have more emotional scenes compared to the first one and is more gripping. Everyone put on a decent performance, but the actress Jeong-eun Kim stood out the most. Although she isn't the main chef that is focused in this film and has other motives than the protagonist, she just really stood out cause her character was still likable and she did a great job building her character. Her character has intensity and tenacity and a straight view of what she is trying to accomplish. The pacing is even better this time around as well, and doesn't seem rushed at all. Although I liked the first movie, this sequel really does surpass it in just about every aspect.

8.5/10


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?