Food movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant food movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, sincere, semi serious, visually appealing and feel good films and TV shows about / with food, friendship, cooking, restaurant, runaway, mentor, family, catastrophe, chef and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, Japan, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as food: Ratatouille (2007), Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (2015), The Kitchen (2012), Big Night (1996), The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017), Sausage Party (2016), Little Forest: Winter/Spring (2015), Chef (2014), The Adventures of Food Boy (2008), Faith Like Potatoes (2006).

List of food movies

 8.0
 611K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, chef, follow your dream, mouse, cooking and food, cooking, food, rat, rise to the top, odd couple, restaurant, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Yukihira Souma's dream is to become a full-time chef in his father's restaurant and surpass his father's culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to ...
Style: captivating, feel good, twists and turns, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cooking, food, rivalry, chef, contests and competitions, school life, adventure, twists & turns, father son relationship, friends, adaptation, dishonesty ...
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 8.5
 4K
The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Story: Maksim "Max" Lavrov wants to become a great chef. But he finds out that the kitchen isn't the place for an easy career. And in restaurant "Claude Monet" this job looks even harder and much more complicated than just ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, captivating
Plot: chef, restaurant, colleague colleague relationship, coworker relationship, friendship, food, couple relations, kitchen, cooking, love, job, youth ...
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 7.3
 16K
Big Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.
Style: witty, sincere, sentimental, melancholic, clever ...
Plot: food, restaurant, immigrants, self discovery, human nature, brother brother relationship, loan, chef, jazz, italian restaurant, car salesman, business ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, italy
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, food, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, save the world, fall in love, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, colourful, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, inventor, friendship, food, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, danger, island, save the day, family, creator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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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, captivating, exciting, sincere, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: kitchen, chef, food, competition, cook, friendship, rivalry, couples, search, adventure, family relations, meal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 6.1
 168K
Sausage Party (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sausage Party, the first R-rated CG animated movie, is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, satirical ...
Plot: sausage, vulgarity, supermarket, food, brutality, violence, parody, grocery store, hot dog, eaten alive, loss of faith, death ...
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Little Forest: Winter/Spring (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ichiko (Ai Hashimoto) lived in a big city, but goes back to her small hometown Komori, located on a mountain in the Tohoku region. She is self-sufficient. Ichiko gains energy living among nature and eating foods she makes from seasonal ingredients.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: japanese culture, food, nature, solitude, hut, japanese girl, abandoned by mother, isolation, society, snow
Place: japan
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 7.3
 185K
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, light, road movie ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, road trip, father son relationship, starting over, food, staff, workplace situations, financial problem, happy ending, internet, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, california, usa ...
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The Adventures of Food Boy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ezra discovers he has a unique ability to make food appear in his hands. He quickly uses his new super powers to impress his friends and to become popular around school for the first time in his life.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, high school, food, high school life, teenage love, supernatural ability, escapades, disorder, cooking and food, friendship, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
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Faith Like Potatoes (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus Buchan, a Zambian farmer of Scottish heritage, who leaves his farm in the midst of political unrest and racially charged land reclaims and travels south with his family to start a better life in KwaZulu ...
Style: christian film, serious, sincere, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: food, political unrest, human spirit, farm, starting over, friendship, hopes, social differences, religions or cults, redemption, society, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, south africa
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 5.7
 8K
Little Italy (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former childhood pals Leo and Nikki are attracted to each other as adults—but will their feuding parents' rival pizzerias put a chill on their sizzling romance?
Style: sincere, atmospheric, touching, romantic, light ...
Plot: food, youth, couple relations, love and romance, family, rivalry, parents and children, pizza
Time: contemporary
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Little Forest (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman leaves the city to return to her hometown in the countryside. Seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, she becomes self-sufficient in a bid to reconnect with nature.
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: cooking, young woman, female protagonist, countryside, farming, friendship, childhood friend, food, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, male female relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary
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Just Add Romance (2019)
Genre: 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, funny, sweet
Plot: food, cooking, rivalry, male female relationship, chef, love, friendship, promise, society, happy ending, love and romance, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.2
 11K
The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, art house, sexual ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, suicide, weekend, social decay, society, lifestyle, sexual relations, friends, midlife crisis, strong sexual content, gluttony ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, turkey, paris france
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 7.9
 14K
Dandelion (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A pair of truck drivers happen onto a decrepit roadside fast food stop selling ramen noodles. The widowed owner, Tampopo, pleads them to help her turn her establishment into a paragon of the "art of noodle soup making".
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: food, restaurant, truck driver, widow, satire, romance, love and romance, couple relations, cooking and food, couples, hoodlum, cooking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Our Little Sister (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: family, step siblings, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, responsibility, mother daughter relationship, restaurant, nurse, food, small town, death, funeral ...
Place: japan
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 7.4
 8K
Sweet Bean (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sentaro runs a small bakery that serves dorayaki pastries filled with sweet red bean paste (“an”). When an old lady, Tokue, offers to help in the kitchen he reluctantly accepts. She will soon prove to have magic in her hands…
Style: sincere, thought provoking, melancholic, touching
Plot: chef, employer employee relationship, tradition, life philosophy, meaning of life, old woman, existentialism, food, disability, restaurant, school uniform, water ...
Place: japan
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Paris Can Wait (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman at a crossroads traveling to Cannes along with her successful film producer husband, finds herself on a two-day road trip with his business associate. What follows is a carefree journey replete with diversions involving picturesque sites, ...
Style: road movie, captivating, sentimental, humorous, thought provoking
Plot: life, love, travel, on the road, film producer, husband wife relationship, food, husband, restaurant, wine, fall in love, romance ...
Place: france, paris france
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 6.1
 174
Bitter Sweet (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Maki Eda (Haruna Kawaguchi) works for an advertising agency at a large company. She is a single and doesn't have good luck with men. She also isn't very good at cooking and likes eating junk food. One day, she meets Nagisa Katayama (Kento ...
Plot: food, lgbt, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, television, model, computer, ice, brunette, crying, speech, eyeglasses, dead brother ...
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Back in Time for Dinner (2015)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: One British family embark on an extraordinary time-travelling adventure to discover how a post-war revolution in the food we eat has transformed the way we live. Starting in 1950 and guided by real records of what ordinary families ate for ...
Plot: food, family, dinner, children, father, mother, eating, kitchen
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Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a dog-eat-dog world, Raimundo Nonato has found an alternative way to move ahead: he cooks. No matter what social strata this deceptively innocent young man inhabits, he hones his skills and sharpens his knives—and then he falls in love. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prison, prostitute, food, owner, criminal heroes, crimes, fall in love, love and romance, immigrants, city life, cooking and food, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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 6.9
 174
Giada at Home (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Giada De Laurentiis lets her hair down as she demonstrates her love for cooking and entertaining California-style in this disarmingly laid-back show that allows De Laurentiis to venture far afield from her usual Italian culinary fare.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: lifestyle, cooking, food, culinary, talk show, strong female presence, cooking and food, cookery, event planner, dishes, recipe, italian food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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 5.8
 4K
Partisan (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On the edge of a crumbling city, 11-year-old Alexander lives in a sequestered commune alongside other children, their mothers, and charismatic leader, Gregori. Gregori teaches the children how to raise livestock, grow vegetables, work as a community ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mysterious character, birthday, parents and children, boy, eccentric family, family problems, isolation, youth, religions or cults, commune, promise, chicken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.7
 8K
Not One Less (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Teacher Gao loves the students in his poor village and is devoted to educating them in the hope of their greater futures. When he is called away to tend to his dying mother for a month, the Mayor calls in an inexperienced 13 year-old replacement, ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, teacher, village, mountain, food, money, promise, mayor, girl, chalk, city, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, tokyo, japan, new jersey, iran
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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Thailand, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a ...
Style: atmospheric, meditative, disturbing, absurd, serious ...
Plot: reincarnation, jungle, introspection, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, dealing with death, surrealism, ghost, existentialism, loneliness, bed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, tokyo, japan
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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: humorous, sentimental, sincere, compassionate, melancholic ...
Plot: working class, eating disorder, class differences, rebellious daughter, nothing goes right, family problems, human nature, family relations, family in crisis, society, eccentric family, bulimia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.0
 19K
I Am Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma left Russia to live with her husband in Italy. Now a member of a powerful industrial family, she is the respected mother of three, but feels unfulfilled. One day, Antonio, a talented chef and her son's friend, makes her senses kindle.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, meditative, emotional, intense ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, high society, chef, adultery, love triangle, love and romance, self discovery, family life, parents and children, infidelity, russian, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, california
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 1.5
 9K
Foodfight! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dex, a superdog sleuth, is the law of the land when the world's most recognized brands take on the forces of evil and the devilish Brand X.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: supermarket, partners, rivalry, escapades, disorder, misfit, fight, computer animation, food, family, store, cooking and food ...
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