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, light, feel good, captivating, realistic and touching films and TV shows about / with food, friendship, cooking, chef, love, mentor, restaurant, runaway, dialogue and family plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Japan, Canada and other countries.
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 2264
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TOP 10 movies tagged as food: Ratatouille (2007), The Kitchen (2012), The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017), Sausage Party (2016), Julie & Julia (2009), Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma (2015), Chef (2014), Big Night (1996), Just Add Romance (2019), Little Italy (2018).

List of food movies

 8.0
 666K
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, follow your dream, chef, food, cooking, cooking and food, rat, talking animals, unlikely friendships, mouse, odd couple, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 8.5
 4K
The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, light, entertaining, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: food, restaurant, kitchen, cooking, colleague colleague relationship, couple relations, chef, coworker relationship, cook, job, love, friendship ...
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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, sincere, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: food, kitchen, chef, competition, cook, rivalry, friendship, couples, adventure, search, family relations, meal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 6.1
 183K
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: adult animation, parody, humorous, funny, ridiculous ...
Plot: vulgarity, supermarket, food, dark humor, sarcasm, grocery store, death, sex, violence, sausage, loss of faith, anthropomorphism ...
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 7.0
 113K
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, chef, cooking, food, self fulfillment, couple relations, cookbook, supportive spouse, cook, writer's life, life changing experience, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: paris france, france, new york, usa, europe ...
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Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cooking, rivalry, contests and competitions, school life, food, chef, adventure, friends, school, twists & turns, father son relationship, competition ...
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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, colourful, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, inventor, friendship, food, computer animation, animals, technology gone awry, danger, chaos and mayhem, island, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
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 7.3
 204K
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: cooking and food, road trip, chef, father son relationship, cooking, happy ending, kitchen, food, restaurant owner, parent child relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, california, usa ...
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, computer animation, food, inventor, save the world, parents and children, weatherman, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, china, egypt, london
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 7.3
 19K
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: immigrants, food, cooking, self discovery, human nature, restaurant, banquet, brother brother relationship, loan, chef, jazz, car salesman ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, italy
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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, funny, sweet, light, culinary
Plot: cooking, food, rivalry, chef, male female relationship, friendship, couples, intrigue, happy ending, society, adaptation, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.7
 13K
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, light, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, rivalry, couple relations, food, family, parents and children, fall in love, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, love, romance ...
Time: contemporary
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Little Forest: Summer/Autumn (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Abandoned by her mother, young Ichiko leaves her life in the city to live off the land in Komori, a small town nestled among the mountains in rural Japan. Despite the void left by her mother’s disappearance, Ichiko comes to enjoy her independence ...
Style: visually appealing, contemplative, psychological, thought provoking, melancholic
Plot: food, farming, countryside, nature, solitude, japanese culture, abandoned by mother, farmer, botany, mother issues, japanese food, mother daughter relationship ...
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 7.0
 22K
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: high society, chef, older woman younger man relationship, infidelity, family relations, adultery, food, bourgeoisie, love and romance, love triangle, family feud, family tradition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, london, nice france ...
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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, realistic, sincere
Plot: japanese culture, food, japanese girl, nature, farming, solitude, abandoned by mother, hut, countryside, isolation, society, village life ...
Place: japan
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Sweet Munchies (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: To get his own TV show, a chef known for delectable late-night eats tells a major lie that complicates his relationships with those around him.
Style: unusual plot structure, sexy, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, chef, food, restaurant, lie, bisexual man, korean, love, romance, love and romance, youth, rivalry
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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: not serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: high school, superhero, food, cooking and food, friendship, supernatural ability, high school life, disorder, teenage love, escapades, young heroes, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
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 6.8
 185
Giada at Home (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: culinary, talky, serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: lifestyle, food, cooking, cooking and food, cookery, event planner, cooking show, chef, party, strong female presence, talk show, recipe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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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, captivating, psychological, sincere
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: countryside, farming, cooking, friendship, female protagonist, young woman, mother daughter relationship, food, childhood friend, pet dog, winter, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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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, south of france ...
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 7.7
 538
Let's Eat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: What do a group of foodies and a murder have in common? Lee Soo Kyung is a 33-year-old divorcee who is a composed, confident woman who is happy to be living alone after marrying way too early in life. But the only thing that can make her lose her ...
Style: semi serious, sweet, humorous, light, funny
Plot: food, bachelor, insurance agent, lifestyle, love and romance, neighbor neighbor relationship, womanizer, singleness, hopes, destiny, honest, supportive friend ...
Place: korea
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 7.2
 13K
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: humorous, satirical, art house, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, dark humor, suicide, weekend, decadence, social decay, society, lifestyle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
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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, touching ...
Plot: friendship, farm, starting over, human spirit, political unrest, hopes, social differences, religions or cults, food, society, redemption, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, south africa
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 7.4
 10K
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, culinary
Plot: meaning of life, cooking, chef, restaurant, food, employer employee relationship, life philosophy, tradition, old woman, existentialism, disability, small business ...
Place: japan
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Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, 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: semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: prostitute, prison, lifestyle, fall in love, survival, misfit, criminal heroes, crimes, society, love and romance, restaurant, food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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Guy's Ranch Kitchen (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Guy Fieri invites some of his heavy-hitter chef friends over for a spontaneous cook-off, where everyone comes up with big flavors and tasty dishes that can be made in anyone's kitchen.
Style: culinary, entertaining, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: cooking, food, chef, cooking and food, rivalry, contests and competitions, contest, meal, cooking show, house, ranch, friends ...
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Kantaro: The Sweet Tooth Salaryman (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A stoic book salesman leads a double life as he plays hooky from work to write his sweets blog. In his journey to attain a glimpse of sweets heaven Kantaro samples various Japanese and Western sweets.
Style: captivating, funny, entertaining, humorous, light
Plot: food, office worker, adventure, life, humour, silly humor, travel, dessert, double life, book, blog, worker ...
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Dad's Lunch Box (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: This film was inspired by a real-life story of a Japanese father who for the three years his daughter spent at high school prepared daily bento lunch boxes for her leading to delicious, interesting or offbeat creations. In all cases, he put an ...
Style: entertaining, sincere, captivating, light
Plot: father daughter relationship, food, school, everyday life, friend, lunch, parents and children, father and daughter, care, life, family life, lifestyle ...
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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, chef, cooking, cooking and food, family relations, love, romance, workplace situations, family problems, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, france
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In the Forests of Siberia (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the hectic, senseless world he lives in, Teddy decides to settle down alone in Siberia, in the midst of winter, in a hut by the shore of Lake Baikal. After an initial period of elation in front of the splendor and magic of unspoiled ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: solitude, nature, loneliness, friendship, food, rescue, saving a life, animal trap, hunting, lake, poacher, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: siberia
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