Italian food movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant italian food movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, clever and suspense films and TV shows about / with italian food, storytelling, death, dialogue, mentor, betrayal, brutality, murder, culture clash and love and romance plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Italy, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as italian food: Solino (2002), No Reservations (2007), Feast of the Seven Fishes (2019), Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009), Eat and Run (1987), Just Looking (1995), Finding Your Feet (2017), Bambola (1996), Giada at Home (2008), The Tribe (2014).

List of italian food movies

Solino (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The movie portrays the story of an Italian family emigrated in Germany in the 1970s. Romano (Gigi Savoia), the father, decides to open a pizzeria which, by mutual decision with the wife Rosa (Antonella Attili), will call Solino, leaving his sons ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, restaurant, immigrants, family business, working class, fall in love, sibling relationship, society, brother brother relationship, love triangle, sibling rivalry, leukemia ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 1960s, 2000s
Place: italy, germany, europe
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No Reservations (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Master chef Kate Armstrong runs her life and her kitchen with intimidating intensity. However, a recipe for disaster may be in the works when she becomes the guardian of her young niece while crossing forks with the brash sous-chef who just joined ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: cooking, chef, cooking and food, restaurant, initially antagonists, love, opposites attract, workplace situations, aunt niece relationship, guardian, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
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Feast of the Seven Fishes (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A slice of life story that follows a large Italian family on Christmas Eve as they prepare for the traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes, reminisce about the past and seek love in the future.
Plot: christmas, working class family, church, father son relationship, italian american, slutty woman, italian food, beer drinking, brother brother relationship, uncle nephew relationship, video camera, christmas decorations ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: pennsylvania
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Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, couple relations, culture clash, meet the parents, parents and children, misfit, village, couples, silly humor, society, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, europe
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Eat and Run (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A humanoid alien lands on earth, and soon discovers he likes to eat Italian. Italian people, that is. Incompetent detective McSorely is the only one with a clue about what's going on, and even his grasp of the situation isn't too firm. The ...
Style: dark humor, gag humor, horror spoof, cult film
Plot: monster, psychological manipulation, fight, egocentrism, policewoman, pretending to be someone else, mime, pizza, pointing a gun at someone, kissing someone's hand, vibrator, italian abroad ...
Place: new york
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Just Looking (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: All in all, Jim has a good life: He's a successful architect, he and his wife Mary are in love, and they have a healthy, well behaved child. The only thing more Jim could ask for is for his wife to be a little more open about sex; all she ever ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: video store, midlife crisis, voyeurism, swimming pool, neighbor, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, blonde, spying on couple having sex, sexless marriage, sexual frustration, job promotion ...
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Finding Your Feet (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.
Style: touching, captivating, humorous, sincere, slang
Plot: retirement, husband wife relationship, lady, middle class, trust, mother daughter relationship, promise, friendship, marriage, dancing, mistress, dating ...
Time: year 1969
Place: rome italy, london
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Bambola (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Her name is Mina, but she is called Bambola (doll). Upon the death of her mother, she and her homosexual brother, Flavio, open a pizzeria. A man named Ugo loans Bambola the money, but is then killed in a fight with another one of her boyfriends, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, feel good ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, siblings relations, fall in love, brother sister relationship, male female relationship, gay brother, tragic event, release from prison, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy
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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: feel good, talky, serious, realistic, funny
Plot: lifestyle, cooking, food, cooking and food, cookery, culinary, dishes, event planner, recipe, cooking show, chef, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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The Tribe (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ukraine, Netherlands
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Deaf mute Sergey enters a specialized boarding school for deaf-and-dumb. In this new place, he needs to find his way through the hierarchy of the school’s network dealing with crimes and prostitution, the Tribe. By taking part of several ...
Style: disturbing, tense, rough, bleak, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mute or deaf, prostitute, misfit, boarding school, juvenile delinquency, abortion, bullying, gang, crime, crimes, young lovers, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine
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WiseGirls (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new waitress working at an Italian restaurant in New York City finds herself entangled in a mob-run underworld of drug dealing and murder.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: drug dealing, friendship, working undercover, criminal heroes, buddies, crimes, girl power, murder, mob boss, undercover, restaurant, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
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Rhinestone (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a big-time country singer brags that she can turn anybody in to a country-singin' star, she's out to prove she can live up to her talk when she recruits a cab-driver as a country singer. He's scheduled to sing at a big-time NYC ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, inspirational ...
Plot: fish out of water, romance, against the odds, odd couple, musician's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, nightclub, teaching the ways of the world, italian american, music business, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Lady Liberty (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story concerns the difficulties and reactions of Maddalena (Sophia Loren), an Italian visitor to New York City. She has come to the country carrying a huge mortadella sausage which she intends as a gift for her fiancé. But Customs do not allow ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: female nudity, journalist, jealousy, customs, groom, media, bandit, restaurant, gift, italian american, sausage, custom ...
Place: new york, italy
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Men of Respect (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this modern day version of Shakespeare's Macbeth, a hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, mob boss, murder, rivalry, dishonesty, ambition, crimes, gangsters, tough heroes, violence, fortune teller, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city
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Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, gay interest, gay, farce, friendship, unlikely friendships, couples, disorder, friends, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, crimes, rise and fall, friends, drug traffic, fbi, mentor, criminal heroes, shooting, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: new york, florida, usa, pittsburgh, bronx new york city
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The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: captivating, serious, rough, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gang war, crimes, lawyer, cosa nostra, mob boss, greed, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, europe, sicily, usa ...
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Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, rough, clever, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, casino, organized crime, crime, rise and fall, criminal heroes, greed, crimes, fbi, gangsters, blind ambition, gambling ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1973 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas city, chicago illinois, los angeles ...
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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, fall in love, family problems, workplace situations, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, france
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How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: murder, dishonesty, romance, frame up, cons and scams, couple relations, couples, disorder, satire, wedding, love and romance, marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, new jersey
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Hereafter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: afterlife, psychic, journalist, tsunami, supernatural ability, supernatural, catastrophe, dealing with death, forces of nature, survivor, loss of child, loss of loved one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: france, london, europe, usa, england ...
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Hotel Fear (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl and her mother run a hotel during the war. When the mother dies, the girl finds herself at the mercy of her sex-crazed guests. Soon enough, a cloaked figure starts killing off everyone that tries to harm her.
Style: gothic
Plot: switchblade, hotel, whodunit, con men, excavation, dance scene, teenage murderer, delusional disorder, rape and revenge, delusional woman, egocentric man, peeping tom ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: italy
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The Other Side of the Bed (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Paula leaves her mate Pedro, he misses her and looks for comfort with his best friends, Javier and Sonia. Paula is having an affair with Javier. The cuckold Pedro tries to find who is the secret lover of Paula, and hires a private eye. ...
Style: sexy, witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, private detective, farce, couple relations, partners, love and romance, romance, sexual relations, fall in love, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, cuba, argentina
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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, inheritance, danger, loss of parent, attempted murder, death in the family, dishonesty, young heroes, child in peril, siblings relations, arson ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
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Innocent Blood (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A beautiful vampire turns a crime lord into a creature of the night.
Style: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, dark humor, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, femme fatale, gangsters, stalking, working undercover, dangerous attraction, love affair, vengeance, crimes, supernatural, organized crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Even Angels Eat Beans (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the help of many funny coincidences they play along with ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, disorder, mistaken identity, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime, chases and races, nothing goes right, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
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