Restaurant owner movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant restaurant owner movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching and melancholic films and TV shows about / with restaurant owner, restaurant, friendship, chef, romance, culture clash, family relations, dialogue, love and drinking alcohol plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as restaurant owner: Chef (2014), The Restaurant (1966), Bob's Burgers (2011), Feed the Beast (2016), Always Be My Maybe (2019), The Other Side of Hope (2017), Restaurant Stakeout (2012), A Christmas Princess (2019), The Cost of Living (2003), Flakes (2007).

List of restaurant owner movies

 7.3
 195K
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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The Restaurant (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, surprise ending, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, restaurant owner, kidnapping, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, abduction, boss, kitchen, waiter, chase, wig ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
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 8.1
 65K
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. ...
Style: witty, not serious, sitcom, humorous, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, family relations, chef, siblings relations, family business, sibling relationship, teenage daughter, restaurant owner, eccentric family, parents and children, workplace, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Feed the Beast (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: For two friends on the brink of losing everything, a dusty pipe dream of opening up an upscale restaurant in their hometown of the Bronx is all they have left to turn their lives around. Together, they take on the insanity of the New York restaurant ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: bandit, chef, self destruction, ex convict, restaurant, restaurant owner, father son relationship, love interest, corruption, dead wife, single father, grief ...
Place: bronx new york city
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Always Be My Maybe (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Reunited after 15 years, famous chef Sasha and hometown musician Marcus feel the old sparks of attraction but struggle to adapt to each other's worlds.
Style: romantic, emotional, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant owner, love, couples, reunion, power of love, romance, destiny, childhood friend, female director, widower, childhood friends, follow your dream ...
Place: san francisco, usa, new york
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The Other Side of Hope (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A restaurateur befriends a Syrian refugee who has recently arrived in Finland.
Style: realistic, serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: refugee, restaurant owner, racism, loss of family, restaurant, illegal alien, life is a bitch, unemployment, street musician, shower, guitar, cook ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland, eastern europe
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Restaurant Stakeout (2012)
Genre:
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Restaurant Stakeout is an American reality television series on the Food Network. The series debuted on March 12, 2012, with the second season premiering on August 29, 2012. The series follows New York City restaurant owner William Jack ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: restaurant, cooking and food, restaurant owner, hidden camera, employee, bar, waiter, diner, advice, surveillance, help, staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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A Christmas Princess (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A struggling chef living in a trendy New York borough, Jessica took over a small restaurant where she used to work as a waitress, but it’s growing tough to make ends meet. Prince Jack, who’s in the city for his family’s annual Christmas ...
Style: captivating, sweet, disturbing, entertaining
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, male female relationship, restaurant owner, love affair, financial problem, friendship, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, love, romance, christmas present ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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The Cost of Living (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Une héritière qui n'arrive pas à hériter, un radin qui ne peut rien dépenser, un petit garçon qui trouve un billet dans la rue, un restaurateur prodigue qui ne fait que donner... Tels sont, entre autres, les personnages de ce film ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: rich and poor, looking for love, satire, romance, generosity, bankruptcy, human nature, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, society, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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 6.0
 3K
Flakes (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Aspiring rock musician Neal Downs manages a cereal bar. Stylish Miss Pussy Katz is the creator of radically-themed art clothing. When the cereal bar, brings in an offbeat crew of locals, who debate the arcana of cereal history and ideal milk/flake ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: hippie, workplace situations, love and romance, coming of age, musician's life, romance, cliche, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, musician, love, manager, rock band ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.8
 415
In the Game (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Roland is reached by the illness of'Alzheimer's and his family is the small-care with him, except his grandson JB which n'has that'a single goal to play the final of basketball in Paris. But the parents of JB blocked this ...
Style: road movie, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: grandfather grandson relationship, alzheimer's disease, grandfather, basketball, memory loss, basketball game, restaurant, doctor, restaurant owner, on the road, family relations, mother slaps son ...
Time: 21st century
Place: marseille, paris france
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East Side Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this playfully provocative story set amidst the often-turbulent backdrop of gentrification, things get hot when an openly gay white couple moves into an East L.A. neighborhood where the locals have more than skeletons in their closets. The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, grandmother grandson relationship, interracial relations, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, romance, lifestyle, opposites attract, sexual relations, culture clash, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.1
 204K
Rocky Balboa (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder, Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging Rocky to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, uplifting, touching, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, boxer, comeback, training, fight, underdog, sport, against the odds, human spirit, determination, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, las vegas
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A Taste of Summer (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Gabby Ferrar moves to the town of Bright Shore, Massachusetts to open a restaurant after a stint as a sous chef in New York. Upon arrival, she encounters Caleb Delaney, a single father who runs his own restaurant and coaches the girls’ softball ...
Style: light, romantic, touching, realistic
Plot: competition, in laws, brother brother relationship, male female relationship, professional rivalry, chef, love, fall in love, restaurant owner, baseball team, help, restaurant kitchen ...
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Cook Up a Storm (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Cantonese street cook and his chief rival, a French-trained Michelin-starred chef, discover they have a lot in common as they prepare for a world-famous culinary competition. An international culinary competition becomes a battleground between ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting, humorous
Plot: contests and competitions, cooking competition, cook-off, cookery, cooking, rivalry, father son relationship, food, unlikely friendships, ambition, against the odds, chef ...
Place: hong kong
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The Ramen Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American woman is stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend. Searching for direction in life, she trains to be a râmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: cooking, american abroad, culture clash, restaurant, romance, fish out of water, language barrier, interracial romance, breakup, mentor, japanese culture, broken heart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, new jersey
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Km. 0 - Kilometer Zero (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Located in Madrid's Plaza del Sol, Km. 0 is the point from which all distances in Spain are measured from the capital. In Km. 0, it is also the meeting point for a gallery of characters. Bored, affluent housewife Marga meets up with gigolo ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, prostitution, friendship, comedy of errors, looking for love, lifestyle, disorder, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, dishonesty, internet dating ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, artsy, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: photographer, culture clash, fish out of water, romance, lifestyle, society, sexual relations, profanity, french, relationship problems, sex, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, venice, new york, europe
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 5.7
 68
Gardenia (1979)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman comes into conflict with a gangster when he refuses to allow drugs to be sold through his restaurant.
Plot: restaurant owner, mafia, friendship, hitman, drug, blackmail, revenge, restaurant, drugs, exploitation, italian restaurant, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
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Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, drug dealer, restaurant, crime, crimes, romance, law enforcement, drug dealing, cons and scams, best friend, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
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Christmas Wedding Planner (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Wedding Planner, Kelsey Wilson, is about to have her big break: planning her beloved cousin's lavish and exclusive wedding. Everything is going smoothly until Connor McClane, a devilishly handsome private investigator, shows up and turns ...
Style: funny, romantic, captivating, entertaining, twists and turns
Audience: family outing
Plot: wedding, secret, sister sister relationship, love, deception, conspiracy, justice, betrayal, couple relations, fall in love, romance, family relations ...
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 6.4
 583
Rice Rhapsody (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fearing her son could be gay, a conservative mother takes in a French foreign exchange student, who ends up teaching the family a lot about life, acceptance, and love.
Plot: large family, foreigner, friendship between boys, competition, cooking, food, restaurant owner, chinese culture, riding a bicycle, au pair, cycling, chinese restaurant
Place: singapore
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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: step siblings, family, sister sister relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, responsibility, teenage girl, nurse, restaurant, food, small town, death ...
Place: japan
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Letters to Juliet (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, letter, love and romance, fall in love, beautiful scenery, youth, road trip, love affair, couples, vacation, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, europe, new york, san francisco ...
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 7.5
 37K
Drunken Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, fighting style, master, alcoholic, discipline, undisciplined, rivalry, farce, drinking, drinking alcohol, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo
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I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, rape, violence, suicide, tough heroes, gangsters, dark hero, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
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Son of the Bride (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 123 min.
Story: At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time with their daughter and he has yet to make a commitment ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, wedding, divorce, family relations, heart attack, fall in love, introspection, old friend, human nature, family gatherings, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina, spain, italy, mexico ...
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Gettin' Square (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gettin' Square is about starting over, keeping clean and going straight. Barry Wirth is fresh out of prison and determined to stay on the straight and narrow. But like his mate Johnny 'Spit' Spiteri and reformed gangster turned ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: heist, going straight, starting over, criminal heroes, friendship, crimes, nothing goes right, buddies, crime gone awry, hopes, prisoner, warden ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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The Celebration (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A grandiose party to celebrate a sixtieth birthday unleashes a family drama with all the lies that conceal horrendous secrets. The eldest son, Christian, stages a showdown with the popular pater familias; his provocative, moving after-dinner speech ...
Style: suspense, gloomy, dark humor, talky, stylized ...
Plot: sexual abuse, suicide, secret, birthday, child abuse, pedophile, incest, family secret, child rape, hotel, depression, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, europe
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The Girl on the Bridge (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows. Out of nowhere someone takes an interest in her. He is Gabor, a knife thrower who needs a human target for his show. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, psychological, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, gambling, romance, haunted by the past, suicidal, fall in love, knife throwing, bridge, knife, life & death, loneliness, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, glasgow scotland, turkey ...
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