The Best Food Documentaries Films
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The Best Food Documentaries

List Criteria: Any documentary about food, nutrition, cooking, or eating

List of the best food documentaries, as ranked by documentary and food fans. Documentaries often take people inside a world that would otherwise be unavailable to the viewer. These films can sometimes be disturbing because they can show a darker side of an industry or world that we never thought about before. That’s what makes food documentaries so fascinating and tough to take all at once. Everybody eats and, for many, food is an entire lifestyle. So films that take a sneak peek into the behind the scenes world of the food industry are often some of the most thought provoking movies becausethey touch what we care about most.

 

What are the best food documentaries to watch? This list offers a wide selection of movies made about many different aspects of the food industry. Movies like Super Size Me and Fat Head take polar opposite views on the fast food industry. Some of the films on this list discuss the process of making food, while others explore the exploitation of foreign farmers.

 

The movies on this list are perfect for any documentary or food enthusiast. Whether you want a lighthearted look at the food industry or something a bit deeper, this list has everything.

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    Michael Pollan

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    Michael Pollan, Curt Ellis

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    Joaquin Phoenix

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    Werner Herzog, James Norwood Pratt, Gaetano Kazuo Maida

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Clinton, Ralph Nader

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    Daryl Hannah, Danny Glover, Joan Baez

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