The Best Movies About Bakeries

Bakeries are a great place to work and they're also a great setting for movies. The best movies about bakeries really capture the joy of baking. Wether baking and bakers are front and center or just a side-plot, these are the best movies about bakeries. You'll find such films as Waitress where Keri Russell creates pies based on life's experiences and Small Time Crooks where it turns out baking pays better than crime. But which one of these baking films should take the top spot on the list? You can help decide with your votes.

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  • My Bakery in Brooklyn
    Photo: My Bakery in Brooklyn
    After inheriting their aunt's bakery, a woman (Aimee Teegarden) and her cousin (Krysta Rodriguez) must find a way to save the business from foreclosure.
    • Actors: Aimee Teegarden, Krysta Rodriguez, Griffin Newman, Ernie Sabella, Blanca Suárez
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Gustavo Ron
  • Waitress
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    Jenna (Keri Russell) works in a diner in a small Southern town and is a genius at creating luscious desserts, but her marriage to an overbearing lout (Jeremy Sisto) makes happiness impossible. When she discovers she is pregnant, she makes plans to skip town before her condition is obvious. However, she begins an affair with the new town doctor (Nathan Fillion), who is the only one who knows her secret.
    • Actors: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Cheryl Hines, Adrienne Shelly, Lew Temple
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Adrienne Shelly

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  • The Sweeter Side of Life
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    When her husband dumps her for her acupuncturist, pampered housewife Desiree (Kathryn Morris) discovers there is more to life than money.
    • Actors: Kathryn Morris, James Best, Alastair Mackenzie, Steve Varnom, Sam Douglas
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Michael Damian
  • Woody Allen wrote, directed and stars in this romantic comedy that follows the misadventures of an ex-con dishwasher and his manicurist wife. Their get-rich-quick scheme to rob a bank leaves them rolling in dough... but not the kind they had in mind. Allen and award-winning comedic actress Tracey Ullman are paired as the husband and wife team who take a bite out of crime.
    • Actors: Woody Allen, Tracey Ullman, Hugh Grant, Jon Lovitz, Elaine May
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Woody Allen

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  • Grace Stirs Up Success
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    Grace Stirs Up Success

    Grace is excited for summer until her mother announces that the family is going on a trip to Paris. Grace has to learn to get along with her French cousin and try to figure out a way to help keep her grandparents' bakery open.
    • Actors: Olivia Rodrigo, Virginia Madsen, Eloise Webb, Caitlin Carmichael, Notlim Taylor
    • Released: 2015
    • Directed by: Vince Marcello
  • The Baker's Wife
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    The Baker's Wife

    The Baker's Wife is a 1938 French comedy film directed by Marcel Pagnol. It is based on the novella Jean le Bleu by French author Jean Giono and became the basis of the American musical The Baker's Wife.
    • Actors: Raimu, Ginette Leclerc, Fernand Charpin
    • Released: 1938
    • Directed by: Marcel Pagnol