The Best Food Movies Films

The Best Food Movies

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List Criteria: Only movies where food is the main focus.

A list of the best food movies. These are movies about food that feature dining as a central theme. We're sure we've included them all, but if you believe we missed your favorite food film, please feel free to add it to the list yourself. All types of cuisine have been included from fine dining, to hamburgers, to post-apocalyptic cannibalism (hey, it's still technically food). So no matter what your favorite meal of the day is (breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or the mythical "brinner") there is bound be a film on this list of the best food films that you will enjoy.


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    Ratatouille

    Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett Released: 2007

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    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    Chocolat

    Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina Released: 2000

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    Julie & Julia

    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Jane Lynch Released: 2009

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    Chef

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    Scarlett Johansson, Sofía Vergara, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Big Night

    Liev Schreiber, Isabella Rossellini, Minnie Driver Released: 1996

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    Eat Drink Man Woman

    Sylvia Chang, Chien-lien Wu, Winston Chao Released: 1994

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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    The Hundred-Foot Journey

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    Helen Mirren, Juhi Chawla, Om Puri

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    Jiro Dreams Of Sushi

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    No Reservations

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Zoë Kravitz, Abigail Breslin

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    The Princess & the Frog

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    Waitress

    added by RobertDowney
    Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Andy Griffith

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    Babette's Feast

    added by Lons
    Bibi Andersson, Stéphane Audran, Jarl Kulle

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    Soul Food

    Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Vanessa L. Williams Released: 1997

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    Like Water for Chocolate
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    The Chef

    added by RobertDowney
    Jean Reno, Santiago Segura, Julien Boisselier

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    Dandelion

    Ken Watanabe, Kōji Yakusho, Tsutomu Yamazaki Released: 1985

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    The Big Feast

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    Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Ugo Tognazzi

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    Dinner Rush

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    Sandra Bernhard, Danny Aiello, Vivian Wu

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    The Lunchbox

    added by RobertDowney
    Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Lalitha Dubey

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    Tortilla Soup

    Raquel Welch, Constance Marie, Héctor Elizondo Released: 2001

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    Soul Kitchen

    added by RobertDowney
    Udo Kier, Moritz Bleibtreu, Birol Ünel

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    No image

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    Haute Cuisine

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    The Trip

    added by RobertDowney
    Ben Stiller, Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon

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    My Dinner with Andre

    added by RobertDowney
    Wallace Shawn, Andre Gregory, Jean Lenauer

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    Simply Irrestible

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    Delicatessen

    Dominique Pinon, Karin Viard, Ticky Holgado Released: 1991

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    Step Up to the Plate

    added by RobertDowney
    Step Up to the Plate

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    Mostly Martha

    Ulrich Thomsen, Sergio Castellitto, Martina Gedeck Released: 2001

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    Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?

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    Jacqueline Bissett, George Segal, Robert Morley

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