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Burnt (2015)
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Burnt (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 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.
Style: inspirational, entertaining, twists and turns, exciting, talky, sexy, emotional, motivational, clever, intellectual ...
Plot: chef, cooking, food, restaurant, abuse of power, violent behavior, psychopath as protagonist, violent man, male chauvinist, happy ending, redemption, abusive relationship, physical abuse, revenge, psychological torture, vengeance, love, abused woman, food critic, obsession, justice, mentor, love story, transformation, life philosophy ...
Place: london, new orleans, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, relationships, runaway, storytelling and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Burnt: Chef (2014), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), No Reservations (2007), Le Chef (2012), Eat Drink Man Woman (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chef (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: feel good, road movie, touching, inspirational, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cooking and food, food, chef, road trip, cooking, father son relationship, happy ending, parent child relationship, starting over, restaurant owner, internet, midlife crisis ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, florida, new orleans, usa ...
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93%
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, family outing
Plot: cooking and food, cooking, chef, restaurant, culture clash, food, prejudice, beautiful scenery, interracial relations, interracial romance, romance, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, south of france, paris france, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
No Reservations (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: cooking, chef, cooking and food, love, restaurant, love story, opposites attract, initially antagonists, fall in love, workplace situations, guardian, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, san francisco, italy, usa ...
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100%
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Le Chef (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: 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.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chef, cooking, wine, food, cooking and food, restaurant, mentor, creativity, love, culture clash, french, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, twists and turns, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: food, cooking, father daughter relationship, chef, daughter, teacher, love, sister sister relationship, taiwanese, aging, sisters, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, taipei, tokyo, china, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 250K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, light, inspirational, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: workplace, mentor, friendship, life philosophy, office, fashion, unlikely friendships, elderly, workplace situations, family, prejudice, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, brooklyn new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 10K
The Ramen Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 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.
Style: inspirational, touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: cooking, interracial romance, culture clash, romance, american abroad, mentor, restaurant, food, cooking and food, language barrier, teenager, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, new jersey, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Victor Barinov at the personal request of the Russian President will go to Sochi at the world championship for professional chefs and to prove that he and his team are the best in the world! The hard struggle for the title of winner of Operations ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, captivating, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: food, chef, competition, rivalry, friendship, family relations, adventure, couples, restaurant, coworker relationship, youth, job ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Love's Kitchen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cooking, cooking and food, chef, restaurant, english countryside, lifestyle, food, starting over, love affair, fall in love, helicopter, food critic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
This Is Not What I Expected (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lu Jin is a handsome, wealthy hotel executive whose drive for perfection is matched only by his taste for fine cuisine. When he checks into the Rosebud, he's dissatisfied with everything he sees and is ready to take action... until flamboyant ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, light, captivating, inspirational
Plot: chef, couple relations, life philosophy, cooking, happy ending, justice, coworker relationship, love, love story, hotel owner, adaptation, food ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 127K
Carnage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Poland, Spain, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.
Style: talky, ironic, twists and turns, thought provoking, cynical ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, dark humor, bully, parenthood, family relations, psychology, family problems, under the surface, society, art, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 32K
City Island (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con brought home by Vince, the patriarch of the family, who is a corrections ...
Style: feel good, sexy, witty, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, audition, teenage boy, eccentric family, character study, warden, deception, family life, stripper, family problems, nothing goes right, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Just Add Romance (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Kelly and Jason, exact opposites, compete on a famed cooking show for the chance at their own restaurant, what will matter more – their culinary careers or their potential love?
Style: feel good, light, sweet, funny, culinary
Plot: cooking, food, happy ending, male female relationship, rivalry, chef, intrigue, youth, love, couples, promise, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Cemetery Junction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are happy with life the way it is. When ...
Style: witty, inspirational, stylized, feel good, funny ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, working class, friends, runaway, family, old love, destiny, love, relationships, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 10K
Life Is Sweet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend's new restaurant and dotes on ...
Style: compassionate, melancholic, funny, sweet, humorous ...
Plot: working class, compassion, midlife crisis, depression, rebellious daughter, class differences, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, eccentric family, human nature, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 50K
Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, family relations, family life, little boy, single mother, teenage girl, little girl ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 7K
Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: sexy, talky, stylized, humorous, allegory ...
Plot: suicide, suburbs, writer's life, bittersweet, poetry, writers, violence, promiscuity, janitor, strip club, death of mother, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, stockholm sweden, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 30K
Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.
Style: emotional, touching, meditative, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: midlife crisis, loneliness, friendship, funeral, jealousy, everyday life, family life, parents and children, suffering, character study, desperation, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, paris france, dublin ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, parenthood, redemption, eccentricity, honest, obsession, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, family relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: england, edinburgh scotland, united kingdom, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Take This Waltz (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Spain, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Twenty-eight-year-old Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author. But when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable.
Style: touching, sexy, romantic, emotional, affectionate ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, romance, adultery, marital problem, husband wife estrangement, neighbor, love story, fall in love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Wish I Was Here (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, is 35 years old and still trying to find a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic ...
Style: touching, inspirational, sweet, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, direction and purpose, justice, tragedy, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, happy ending, redemption, actor's life, thirtysomething life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 33K
Choke (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Style: sexy, melancholic, cynical, satirical, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex addict, hospital, depression, alzheimer's disease, scam, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, dysfunctional family, mental institution, loser, lie, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 8K
Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: sexy, feel good, sentimental, touching, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: women, sisters, thanksgiving, food, family relations, divorce, black romance, relationships, writers, solitude, weapons, wedding ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.3
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The Descendants (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
Style: touching, thought provoking, depressing, emotional, poignant ...
Plot: infidelity, father daughter relationship, teenage daughter, dysfunctional family, cheating wife, dying mother, marriage, family relations, family, estate, bittersweet, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Humboldt County (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through Los Angeles. He accompanies her to the redwoods of northern California, ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: weed, medical student, self discovery, marijuana, wilderness, family relations, loneliness, fish out of water, addiction, human nature, eccentric family, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, new jersey, usa, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 2K
Orphans (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The star of Ken Loach's MY NAME IS JOE, Mullan proves that his talent isn't relegated to acting. As a writer/director, he has crafted a supremely entertaining motion picture. ORPHANS tells the grittily realistic, hysterical, and deeply ...
Style: emotional, intense, surreal, humorous, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, vengeance, disability, moral ambiguity, segregation, british, justice, existentialism, cemetery, siblings relations, brutality, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, england, europe, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Maps to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: disturbing, cynical, emotional, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, aspiring actor, mental illness, sex, incest, child star, satire, male nudity, actress, mother daughter relationship, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Captain Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.
Style: intellectual, philosophical, cerebral, sad, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: road trip, home schooling, funeral, capitalism, survivalist, loss of wife, teenage girl, suicide, precocious child, large family, suicide of mother, family relations ...
Place: washington state, oregon, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, melancholic, funny ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, homecoming, death of father, family, jewish, family gatherings, family relations, loneliness, life & death, last wish, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ever hurt.
Style: compassionate, sentimental, stylized, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: doctors, terminal illness, redemption, depression, life philosophy, family, alter ego, hospital, parents and children, life is a bitch, introspection, dark humor ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%