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, semi serious, touching, talky and melancholic films and TV shows about / with food, friendship, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, storytelling, culture clash, family, cooking and chef plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Japan, Italy and other countries.
food movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as food: Sausage Party (2016), Big Night (1996), Ratatouille (2007), The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017), The Big Feast (1973), Chef (2014), Dandelion (1985), The Emoji Movie (2017), The Kitchen (2012), Little Italy (2018).

List of food movies

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, friendship, food, island, adventure, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, danger, inventor, save the day, family, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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Sausage Party (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: humorous, dark humor, funny, brutal, absurd ...
Plot: food, sausage, supermarket, anthropomorphism, god, parody, grocery store, death, brutality, hot dog, loss of faith, eaten alive ...
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: inventions and discoveries, technology gone awry, adventure, food, parents and children, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, save the world, save the day, social misfits, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
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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: clever, witty, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: food, loan, car salesman, italian restaurant, jazz, restaurant, immigrants, parents and children, siblings relations, love affair, oldies, friends ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new jersey, usa, italy
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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, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: chef, friendship, follow your dream, rise to the top, cooking and food, mouse, restaurant, odd couple, rat, kitchen, cooking, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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, humorous, sincere, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: chef, kitchen, competition, food, cook, meal, friendship, rivalry, romance, adventure, chase, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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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, sexual ...
Plot: sex, suicide, weekend, social decay, society, lifestyle, strong sexual content, sexual relations, midlife crisis, friends, sexual promiscuity, gluttony ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, turkey
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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, light, road movie ...
Plot: chef, cooking and food, road trip, father son relationship, starting over, kitchen, staff, workplace situations, financial problem, food, internet, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, california, usa ...
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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, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: food, restaurant, truck driver, widow, love and romance, romance, couple relations, couples, cooking and food, hoodlum, cooking, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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: humorous, entertaining, exciting, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: smartphone, rebel, dancing, food, monkey, hand, high five, friendship, disorder, adventure, happy ending, classroom ...
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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, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: restaurant, chef, kitchen, job, youth, couple relations, parody, friendship, colleague colleague relationship, love, food, cook ...
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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, romantic, light ...
Plot: youth, couple relations, love and romance, family, rivalry, food, parents and children, pizza
Time: contemporary
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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no ...
Style: touching, stylized, harsh, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: orphan, survival, siblings relations, hunger, theft, war, bomb, loss of parent, firefly, fighting illness, navy, desperation ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, mine, tokyo
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The Last Days (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 2013; A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces that causes instant death. Soon, the world population is trapped inside buildings. As Barcelona descends into chaos, Marc sets off on a quest ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful
Plot: apocalypse, survival, tunnel, epidemic, danger, confinement indoors, plague, chaos and mayhem, deadly, extinction, obsessive quest, agoraphobia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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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: feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: high school, superhero, food, friends, cooking and food, family relations, young heroes, chaos and mayhem, family, escapades, chaos, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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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: touching, uplifting, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: food, friends, religions or cults, redemption, farm, friendship, political unrest, human spirit, hopes, social differences, society, starting over ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: south africa, africa
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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, gay, lgbt, gay kiss, single woman, blackmail, tomato, crying woman, vegetarian, fever, homosexuality, vegetable ...
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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, dinner, family, eating, children, kitchen, father, mother
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Captain Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.
Style: intellectual, touching, philosophical, sad, cerebral ...
Audience: kids
Plot: off the grid, parenthood, road trip, home schooling, family drama, loss of wife, funeral, family values, teenage girl, family bonds, children, single father ...
Place: washington state, oregon
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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: prostitute, prison, food, immigrants, love and romance, fall in love, respect, survival, owner, society, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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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: talky, feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, cooking, food, cookery, event planner, dishes, recipe, cooking and food, culinary, italian food, chef, education
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Partisan (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
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: gloomy, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: birthday, chicken, food, mysterious character, religions or cults, family relations, power relations, youth, isolation, family problems, eccentric family, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, teacher, city, girl, mayor, money, boy, food, promise, chalk, mountain, village ...
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, touching, witty, serious, clever ...
Plot: reincarnation, ghost, jungle, bed, fish, thai, food, supernatural, family relations, elderly, introspection, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: talky, realistic, offbeat, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: working class, eating disorder, bulimia, class differences, rebellious daughter, food, family relations, society, human nature, nothing goes right, family in crisis, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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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: stylized, realistic, gloomy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: chef, high society, infidelity, russian, adultery, lesbian, birthday, bourgeoisie, food, restaurant, family gatherings, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, california
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Foodfight! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, feel good, offbeat, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: fight, food, supermarket, misfit, store, cooking and food, anti heroes, family, escapades, partners, disorder, rivalry ...
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1st Bite (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set on a tropical island in Thailand, the strange plight of a beleaguered chef who, while romancing a mysterious woman, discovers the diabolical Zen of cooking. Following a near death escape, he returns to Montreal and falls hard for the woman of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexy
Plot: island, mermaid, food, cooking, chef, love and romance, romance, mysterious character, opposites attract, breakup, cooking and food, wizards and magicians ...
Place: thailand, asia, canada, montreal
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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, ...
Plot: life, food, restaurant, wine, hotel, love, french, travel, husband, pantyhose, film producer, bracelet ...
Place: france, paris france
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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: semi serious, emotional, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: cooking, school life, chef, food, adventure, twists & turns, rivalry, recipe, contests and competitions, mentor, vengeance, adaptation ...
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