Cooking and food movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cooking and food movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, light and touching films and TV shows about / with cooking and food, cooking, food, restaurant, kitchen, chef, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling and dialogue plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
cooking and food
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cooking and food movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cooking and food: Julie & Julia (2009), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Chef (2014), No Reservations (2007), Ratatouille (2007), Haute Cuisine (2012), Mostly Martha (2001), Like Water for Chocolate (1992), Chocolate (2000), Toast (2010).

List of cooking and food movies

 7.0
 109K
Julie & Julia (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, sentimental, witty, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: cooking and food, cooking, chef, self fulfillment, food, couple relations, cookbook, supportive spouse, life changing experience, writer's life, obstacle, breaking point ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: paris france, france, new york, europe, 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, interracial relations, cooking, rivalry, immigrants, family relations, village, prejudice, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, paris france, london, southern france ...
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 7.3
 197K
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, road movie, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: road trip, cooking and food, chef, father son relationship, cooking, kitchen, food, restaurant owner, parent child relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, happy ending, staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, california, usa ...
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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: cooking, chef, cooking and food, restaurant, initially antagonists, love, opposites attract, workplace situations, aunt niece relationship, guardian, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
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 8.0
 644K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, sweet, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, chef, follow your dream, cooking, food, rat, cooking and food, mouse, rise to the top, talking animals, young man, disney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Haute Cuisine (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as the private chef for François Mitterrand.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, non-linear
Plot: cooking and food, chef, workplace, workplace situations, head of state, state affairs, unsupportive coworkers, tradition versus modernity, power struggle, tradition, profanity, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, antarctic
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Mostly Martha (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, cooking, cooking and food, chef, family relations, love, romance, fall in love, family problems, workplace situations, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, france
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Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tita is passionately in love with Pedro, but her controlling mother forbids her from marrying him. When Pedro marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, serious, surreal ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cooking and food, cooking, wedding, forbidden love, family tradition, chocolate, infidelity, magic realism, marriage, mexican revolution, jealousy, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 30s, 19th century ...
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa, san antonio texas
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 7.2
 178K
Chocolate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chocolate, culture clash, women, cooking and food, prejudice, lifestyle change, small town, love and romance, single mother, society, couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, central america, paris france
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 6.6
 9K
Toast (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adaptation of celebrity chef Nigel Slater's bestselling memoir, 'Toast' is the ultimate nostalgic trip through everything edible in 1960's Britain. Nigel's mother was always a poor cook, but her chronic asthma and ...
Style: sentimental, tragicomedy, sincere, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: chef, cooking and food, cooking, stepmother stepson relationship, teenage life, family problems, maid, parents and children, self discovery, lifestyle, youth, countryside ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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 7.6
 2K
Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, british humour, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, kitchen, restaurant, society, rivalry, friendship, waiter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 7.0
 44K
Waitress (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, witty, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: domestic violence, waitress, cooking and food, pregnancy, friendship, marriage, marital problem, doctor, diary, letter, small town, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa, california
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 7.4
 14K
Young & Hungry (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Two worlds collide when Josh, a wealthy young tech entrepreneur, meets Gabi, a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. Gabi is desperate for the job and must prove herself, mostly to Josh's aide, who prefers a famous chef ...
Style: feel good, sitcom, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: workplace, cooking and food, chef, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, businessman, gay couple, housekeeper, sexual tension, cooking, friendship between women, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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 5.2
 558
Kung Fu Chefs (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ousted chef Wong Bing-Yi is determined to help Shen Qing at her restaurant "Four Seas". He trains a young chef, Lung Kin-Yat to compete against Chef Tin, the head chef at "Imperial Palace", for the title of "Top Chef".
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: cooking and food, contests and competitions, rivalry, martial arts, restaurant, ambition, escapades, against the odds, village, training, mentor, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cooking, chef, restaurant, cooking and food, tv show in film, lifestyle, love affair, starting over, fall in love, helicopter, english countryside, kitchen ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: restaurant, cooking and food, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, chef, family business, business card, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Kitchen Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Kitchen Confidential is an American television sitcom that debuted on September 19, 2005, on the Fox network, based on Anthony Bourdain's New York Times bestselling book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. Bradley ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sitcom, semi serious ...
Plot: chef, restaurant, cooking and food, coworker, cooking, comeback, cook, lifestyle, workplace situations, one more chance, lifestyle change, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, fairy tale, stylized, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, fantasy world, children, imaginary, candy, social differences, chocolate, family, contests and competitions, adventure, family relations, society ...
Place: switzerland, india, denver colorado, bavaria, atlanta georgia ...
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 5.3
 10K
Woman on Top (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set to the intoxicating rhythms of Brazil, "Woman on Top" is a spicy, sexy comedy about the magic of food, love and music. Meet Isabella, a sultry enchantress born with the special gift of melting the palates and hearts of men everywhere. ...
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, tv show, romance, breakup, couples, starting over, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, sexual content, profanity, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, brazil, usa, latin america, albuquerque new mexico
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 6.1
 6K
Jet Lag (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, a beautician on her way to a new job in Mexico accidentally meets a cook who is on his way back from America. Labor strikes, bad weather, and pure luck cause the two of them to share a room overnight at the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: airport, cooking and food, romance, fish out of water, fall in love, opposites attract, disorder, love and romance, misfit, culture clash, chance meeting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, mexico, latin america
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Babette's Feast (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The guest, a General at the Swedish court, is not related to the sister, but, as a callow young man, was in love with her, but chose his military career over happiness with her. His aunt is a member of the religious community. He is the one who, ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: cooking, aging, elderly, cooking and food, eccentric family, siblings relations, birthday, family relations, lottery, maid, lifestyle, refugee ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1830s, 18th century
Place: denmark, france, europe, paris france, stockholm sweden
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, teacher, chocolate, candy, factory, childhood, contests and competitions, wish come true, tour guide, rich and poor, overweight child, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Place: germany, montana, arizona
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Pumpkin Pie Wars (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Competing bakery owners, Faye McKenzie and Lydia Harper have been feuding for years with the Lake Shore County Harvest Festival’s annual pumpkin pie bake-off at the center of it all. The winner not only gets bragging rights and a trophy, but a ...
Style: humorous, sweet, light, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cooking and food, contest, cook-off, cooking competition, parents and children, baker, romance, feud, girlfriend, culinary, love and romance, humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee (2003)
Genre:
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In an atmosphere as inviting as her recipes, Sandra Lee, author of the best-selling cookbook Semi-Homemade Cooking, shares her techniques for combining fresh ingredients with specially selected store-bought items. The results: mouthwatering meals ...
Style: realistic, entertaining, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, cookery, dishes, recipe, advice, cooking, food, pastry, baking, cooking show, groceries, dessert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Tortilla Heaven (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Isidor's Tortilla Heaven is the best restaurant in New Mexico maybe even the world. But though his tortillas are scrumptious, his enchiladas divine, Isidor has never made a dime. Why? He lives in Falfurrias, population 73. One Sunday, while all ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, miraculous event, cooking and food, life turned upside down, small town, hopes, religions or cults, overnight success, jesus christ, jesus, social relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
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 6.5
 1K
C(r)ook (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A killer for the Russian Mafia in Vienna wants to retire and write a book about his passion - cooking. The mafia godfather suspects treason.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: ambition, dishonesty, one last job, cooking and food, hitman, follow your dream, cooking, career change, disorder, couple relations, hopes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
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 6.7
 16K
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, restaurant, partners, workplace, cooking and food, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, nothing goes right, blind ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, california
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 6.5
 4K
Burning Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: grief, marriage, pain, coping, chef, cooking and food, family relations, parents and children, restaurant, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Fast Food Nation (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 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, stylized, clever ...
Plot: fast food restaurant, public health, illegal immigration, butcher, hamburger, junk food, workplace, fighting the system, boss and employee, americana, cooking and food, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, colorado, mexico, california
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 6.9
 418
Lbs. (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 315-pound man decides to kick his food addiction by moving to the country.
Style: uplifting, sincere, humorous, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: addiction, starting over, obsessive quest, misfit, hopes, cooking and food, negligence, leaving home, diet, weight loss, obesity, fat man ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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