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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, exciting, talky, emotional, twists and turns, complex, feel good, sexy, clever ...
Plot: cooking, chef, restaurant, redemption, kitchen, career, manipulative behavior, abused woman, drug addict, mentor, love, cook, life philosophy, transformation, justice, revenge, love story, obsession, dialogue, happy ending, family drama, food, diva, vengeance, prison ...
Place: new orleans, london, paris france

Most similar movies to Burnt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, semi serious and humorous films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, runaway, culture clash, storytelling, relationships and dialogue mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Burnt: Chef (2014), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), No Reservations (2007), The Intern (2015), Mr. Church (2016). 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: touching, feel good, humorous, road movie, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, road trip, father son relationship, kitchen, starting over, food, staff, workplace situations, financial problem, happy ending, internet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, california, usa ...
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates
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, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, culture clash, chef, rivalry, cooking, immigrants, family relations, interracial relations, village, prejudice, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, paris france, london, mumbai india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chef, cooking, cooking and food, restaurant, initially antagonists, love, opposites attract, workplace situations, love and romance, workaholic, parents and children, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 211K
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, inspirational, sweet, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workplace, unlikely friendships, mentor, workplace situations, elderly, fashion, family, intern, office, prejudice, golden years, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.6
 25K
Mr. Church (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, emotional, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: cooking, friendship, family, storytelling, life philosophy, relationships, book, family bonds, terminal illness, destiny, cook, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, year 1980, year 1986, 1960s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, light, funny, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chef, cooking, partners, workplace, lifestyle, restaurant, nothing goes right, blind ambition, follow your dream, snobbism, disorder, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Road Within (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tourette's syndrome, on the road, friendship, mental illness, road trip, obsessive quest, social misfits, escapades, misfit, society, anorexia, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, twists and turns, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, women, strong female character, fish out of water, boss and employee, workplace situations, journalism, workplace intrigue, journalist, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cooking, chef, restaurant, cooking and food, kitchen, tv show in film, lifestyle, starting over, fall in love, love affair, helicopter, english countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, dysfunctional family, small town, life is a bitch, suicide, siblings relations, haunted by the past, family relations, depression, midlife crisis, loneliness, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Fast Food Nation (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Inspired by author Eric Schlosser's New York Times best-seller of the same name, director Richard Linklater's ensemble drama examines the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food and features an ...
Style: disturbing, semi serious, talky, clever, suspense ...
Plot: fast food restaurant, public health, hamburger, butcher, illegal immigration, junk food, workplace, factory worker, fighting the system, realism, cooking and food, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, colorado, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 5K
Chuck & Buck (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buck is a man-child who has lived his existence in a life of kindergarten collages and lollipops. Buck remembers his old childhood friend Chuck, with whom he feels a need to reconnect with after having invited him to his mother's funeral. Buck ...
Style: psychological, dark humor, cynical, humorous, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, friendship, childhood friend, gay, danger, reunion, dysfunctional character, mentally unstable, unrequited love, man child, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
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: feel good, humorous, contemplative, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cooking, family relations, daughter, family, human nature, family life, generation gap, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, taiwan, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: suspense, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, family relations, suburban life, couple relations, love and romance, starting over, couples, fall in love, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 18K
Welcome to Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, tv show, obsession, life turned upside down, media, mental disorders, depression, friendship, loneliness, medication, character study, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971, year 1991, year 1989 ...
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 10K
Joe Somebody (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When underappreciated video specialist Joe Scheffer is brutally humiliated by the office bully Mark McKinney in front of his daughter, Joe begins a quest for personal redemption. He proceeds by enduring a personal make-over and takes martial arts ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, promotion, redemption, ambition, romance, family life, couples, underdog, workplace situations, daughter, father daughter relationship, office ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 64K
Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, emotional, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex military, vengeance, redemption, homeless, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol, crimes, gangsters, swat team, chase, tough heroes, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, afghanistan, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love, actor, betrayal, couple relations, love and romance, womanizer, dishonesty, couples, revenge, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, artsy, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, sexual relations, fish out of water, romance, society, lifestyle, profanity, french, relationship problems, sex, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, venice, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, introspection, family life, parents and children, couple relations, family problems, infidelity, family relations, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: direction and purpose, self discovery, actor's life, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, artists and showbiz, family relations, jewish, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 9K
Mumford (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, therapy, psychologist, fall in love, romance, mysterious character, power relations, small town life, hidden identity, starting over, depression, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: phoenix arizona, west virginia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, pregnancy, road trip, terminal illness, on the road, self discovery, domestic violence, female friendship, murder, abusive boyfriend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, los angeles, pakistan, new york, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.2
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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: stylized, talky, humorous, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: poet, family relations, money, politics, fame, bittersweet, suburbs, writer's life, murder, profanity, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 77K
Spanglish (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah ...
Style: sincere, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: single parent, unfulfilled love, cook, romance, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, parent child relationship, relationship problems, immigrants, chef, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico, malibu california, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: relationships, romance, couple relations, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, bittersweet, family problems, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hotel, retirement home, elderly lovers, friendship, elderly, aging, disorder, culture clash, mentor, romance, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: cooking, culture clash, restaurant, romance, fish out of water, american abroad, language barrier, breakup, mentor, japanese culture, broken heart, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 30K
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, humorous, semi serious, emotional, witty ...
Plot: warden, deception, audition, stripper, eccentric family, family life, family problems, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, teenage boy, student, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 659
Abe (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Israeli-Jewish side of his family calls him Avram. The Palestinian-Muslim side Ibrahim. His first-generation American agnostic lawyer parents call him Abraham. But the 12-year-old kid from Brooklyn who loves food and cooking, prefers, well, Abe. ...
Style: light, inspirational, touching, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: cooking, jewish mother, family, family dinner, teenage protagonist, cookery, cooking and food, family relations, culinary, 12 year old, brawl, mentor ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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