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

List of food movies

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, entertaining, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, follow your dream, chef, food, cooking, cooking and food, rat, mouse, rise to the top, talking animals, young man, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, entertaining, light, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: food, restaurant, kitchen, cooking, colleague colleague relationship, coworker relationship, couple relations, friendship, chef, love, cook, job ...
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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, food, chef, self fulfillment, couple relations, cookbook, supportive spouse, life changing experience, writer's life, lifestyle, breaking point ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: paris france, france, new york, europe, usa ...
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Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
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, food, rivalry, contests and competitions, adventure, chef, school life, friends, twists & turns, adaptation, father son relationship, recipe ...
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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, captivating, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: food, kitchen, chef, competition, cook, friendship, rivalry, adventure, couples, family relations, search, meal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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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, dark humor, funny, humorous, absurd ...
Plot: supermarket, vulgarity, sausage, food, hot dog, loss of faith, violence, grocery store, death, sex, anthropomorphism, brutality ...
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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, colourful, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, inventor, friendship, food, technology gone awry, danger, chaos and mayhem, island, save the day, family, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
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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, road movie, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: cooking and food, road trip, chef, father son relationship, kitchen, cooking, 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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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, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, food, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, fall in love, inventions and discoveries, unsupportive parent, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2009
Place: new york
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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, self discovery, human nature, restaurant, banquet, brother brother relationship, cooking, 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, light, sweet
Plot: cooking, food, male female relationship, chef, rivalry, friendship, adaptation, couples, romance, happy ending, escapades, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
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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, adultery, infidelity, family relations, food, bourgeoisie, love triangle, love and romance, family business, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, nice france, london ...
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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, solitude, hut, abandoned by mother, farming, countryside, isolation, society, botany ...
Place: japan
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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: kids, family outing
Plot: high school, superhero, food, supernatural ability, high school life, cooking and food, teenage love, friendship, disorder, escapades, young heroes, ambition ...
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, sincere, serious, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: food, political unrest, farm, human spirit, friendship, starting over, hopes, religions or cults, social differences, friends, redemption, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, south africa
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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, melancholic, touching, thought provoking
Plot: meaning of life, restaurant, food, chef, tradition, life philosophy, employer employee relationship, old woman, existentialism, disability, sanitarium, 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, food, fall in love, lifestyle, crimes, criminal heroes, society, misfit, love and romance, survival, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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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: realistic, serious, talky, feel good, funny
Plot: lifestyle, cooking, food, cookery, cooking and food, culinary, dishes, recipe, event planner, cooking show, chef, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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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, cooking, rivalry, immigrants, family relations, interracial relations, village, prejudice, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, paris france, london, southern france ...
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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, food, couple relations, youth, family, rivalry, parents and children, love story, brawl, contests and competitions, romance, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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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, sexy ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, suicide, weekend, society, social decay, lifestyle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, friends, strong sexual content, gluttony ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
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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: contemplative, thought provoking, visually appealing, melancholic, psychological
Plot: japanese culture, farming, countryside, nature, food, solitude, farmer, abandoned by mother, japanese food, botany, mother issues, mother daughter relationship ...
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The Emoji Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.
Style: entertaining, humorous, exciting, touching, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: happy ending, monkey, hand, high five, smartphone, food, friendship, rebel, dancing, adventure, disorder, facebook ...
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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, workplace situations, fall in love, family problems, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, france
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In the Forests of Siberia (2016)
Genre: Adventure, 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, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: solitude, nature, loneliness, friendship, food, rescue, saving a life, hunting, animal trap, lake, poacher, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: siberia
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Dying to Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young man must teach a woman to dance - at any cost.
Style: inspirational, thought provoking
Plot: anorexia, teenager, dancer, food, malnutrition, weight loss, weight, young woman, teenage girl, jealous woman, parents, jealousy ...
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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: touching, light, sweet, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: cooking, family, jewish mother, food, teenage protagonist, cookery, family dinner, marital argument, family conflict, culinary, brawl, cooking and food ...
Place: new york
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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 ...
Plot: cooking, chef, restaurant, kitchen, redemption, career, abused woman, manipulative behavior, food, drug addict, mentor, love ...
Place: new orleans, london, paris france
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Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee (2003)
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, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: cookery, cooking and food, dishes, recipe, advice, cooking, food, kitchen, dessert, baking, meal, cooking show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: fantasy world, childhood, children, imaginary, candy, social differences, chocolate, family, contests and competitions, adventure, family relations, society ...
Place: atlanta georgia, england, germany, new york, tokyo ...
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