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Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) 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.

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John Wells

Writers:

Steven Knight (screenplay), Michael Kalesniko (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bradley Cooper ... Adam Jones
Sienna Miller ... Helene
Daniel Brühl ... Tony
Riccardo Scamarcio ... Max
Omar Sy ... Michel
Sam Keeley ... David
Henry Goodman ... Conti
Matthew Rhys ... Montgomery Reece
Stephen Campbell Moore ... Jack
Emma Thompson ... Dr Rosshilde
Uma Thurman ... Simone Forth
Lexie Benbow-Hart ... Lily (as Lexie Benbow Hart)
Alicia Vikander ... Anne Marie
Lily James ... Sara
Sarah Greene ... Kaitlin
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Storyline

Chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) had it all - and lost it. A two-star Michelin rockstar with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different every time out, and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that third elusive Michelin star though, he'll need the best of the best on his side, including the beautiful Helene (Sienna Miller). Written by Polly_Kat

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The fall and rise of one great egocentric chef. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Italian

Release Date:

30 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Chef See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,002,521, 30 October 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,650,738, 7 February 2016
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

After the film wrapped, consultant chef Marcus Wareing has said that if he had to hire anyone from the leading actors and actresses, he would choose Sienna Miller for her culinary skills. See more »

Goofs

Adam is seen riding a motorcycle through London without wearing a helmet. This is against the law in the United Kingdom unless you are a Sikh. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Adam Jones: Jean Luc, my mentor - the guy who gave me a chance as a chef - said to me it was God who created oysters and apples. And you can't improve recipes like that. But it is our job to try.
Adam Jones: Being a young chef, I sure as hell tried. I spent ten years cooking in Paris and became head chef of Jean Luc's restaurant. I was good. Some nights I was almost as good as I thought I was. 999,696... 697... At least that's what I'm told. 698... 699... Then I destroyed it all. My devils chased me out ...
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References Amadeus (1984) See more »

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Carpathian Ridge
Written and Performed by Michael Andrews
Courtesy of Everloving Records
By arrangement with Terrorbird Media
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Excellent movie, both fun and inspirational.
8 January 2016 | by acosonicSee all my reviews

Obviously kids are giving rates on IMDb, so јudge movie by it's IMDb rating is ridiculous.

I personally hope that IMDb will hide its rating, or at last categorize it somehow, because to be able to fully understand some movies you need to fit the criteria, and in this movies case:

A. You are aged over 20 B. You tried to accomplish something in your life C. You cooked at last 100 meals :) D. You are driven by passion in your life

In my humble opinion, Bradly Cooper's acting is awesome, I didn't really expect he can handle such complex personality well, but he nailed it.

The plot and storyline are perfect. I rarely feel so motivated and inspired after a movie. So, my thanks to the director, writers, actors and producers for creating this movies!

Keep up the good work!


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