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The Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Steven Knight, Richard C. Morais
Actors: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal
Language: English, Hindi, French
Country: United States, United Arab Emirates, India
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“The Hundred-Foot Journey” is a film about a young Indian chef who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant, sparking a culinary rivalry that eventually leads to friendship and cultural exchange.”

Julie & Julia

Julie
Julie
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 2 nominations total
Writer: Andrew L. Stone
Actors: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Julie & Julia” is a film that intertwines the lives of two women, Julie Powell and Julia Child. Julie, a young woman in New York, embarks on a year-long cooking project inspired by Julia Child’s cookbook, chronicling her experiences in a blog that gains popularity.

Chef

Chef
Chef
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Jon Favreau
Actors: Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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The Chef movie is about a talented chef who quits his job at a prestigious restaurant and starts a food truck business to rediscover his passion for cooking and strengthen his relationship with his son.

Burnt

Burnt
Burnt
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 28%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 6 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Steven Knight, Michael Kalesniko
Actors: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl
Language: English, French, Italian
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The movie “Burnt” follows a talented but troubled chef as he seeks redemption and a chance at culinary greatness by assembling a team to open a Michelin-starred restaurant. With a focus on second chances and the pursuit of perfection, the film explores the intense world of high-end gastronomy and the personal demons that can drive and hinder success.

Ratatouille

Ratatouille
Ratatouille
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 96/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 68 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco
Actors: Brad Garrett, Lou Romano, Patton Oswalt
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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The Ratatouille movie follows the story of a rat named Remy who aspires to become a chef and forms an unlikely alliance with a young kitchen worker to create culinary masterpieces, challenging societal norms and pursuing their dreams.

No Reservations

No Reservations
No Reservations
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 42%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Carol Fuchs, Sandra Nettelbeck
Actors: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Aaron Eckhart, Abigail Breslin
Language: English
Country: United States
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The No Reservations movie is about a perfectionist chef whose life is turned upside down when she becomes the guardian of her young niece. As she navigates the challenges of balancing her career and personal life, she learns valuable lessons about love, family, and the importance of embracing change.

Sideways

Sideways
Sideways
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 123 wins & 91 nominations total
Writer: Rex Pickett, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Actors: Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen
Language: English, Armenian, French
Country: United States
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The Sideways movie follows two friends, Miles and Jack, on a wine-tasting road trip through California’s vineyards. As they navigate their midlife crises, the trip becomes a journey of self-discovery, friendship, and the complexities of relationships.

Big Night

Big Night
Big Night
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 9 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Stanley Tucci, Joseph Tropiano
Actors: Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, Marc Anthony
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States
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“Big Night” is a 1996 film about two Italian immigrant brothers who struggle to save their failing restaurant by hosting a lavish dinner for a famous jazz musician. The movie explores themes of family, artistry, and the pursuit of the American dream.

Chocolat

Chocolat
Chocolat
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 7 wins & 35 nominations total
Writer: Joanne Harris, Robert Nelson Jacobs
Actors: Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench
Language: English, French
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Chocolat” is a heartwarming film about a free-spirited woman who opens a chocolate shop in a conservative French village, bringing joy and awakening passions while challenging societal norms and prejudices.”

Eat Drink Man Woman

Eat Drink Man Woman
Eat Drink Man Woman
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 6 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Ang Lee, James Schamus, Hui-Ling Wang
Actors: Sihung Lung, Kuei-Mei Yang, Wang Yu-wen
Language: Mandarin, French
Country: Taiwan, United States
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“Eat Drink Man Woman” is a Taiwanese film directed by Ang Lee that revolves around a widowed master chef and his three adult daughters, exploring their complex relationships and personal struggles as they gather for Sunday dinners. The movie delves into themes of family dynamics, tradition, and the power of food to bring people together.

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 81 min
Genre: Documentary
Awards: 3 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: N/A
Actors: Jiro Ono, Yoshikazu Ono, Masuhiro Yamamoto
Language: Japanese
Country: United States
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“Jiro Dreams of Sushi” is a documentary film that explores the life and work of Jiro Ono, an 85-year-old sushi master considered to be one of the world’s greatest sushi chefs. The film delves into the meticulous craftsmanship, dedication, and philosophy behind his renowned sushi restaurant in Tokyo.

Babette’s Feast

Babette's Feast
Babette's Feast
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 11 wins & 8 nominations total
Writer: Karen Blixen, Gabriel Axel
Actors: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel
Language: Danish, French, Swedish, Italian, English
Country: Denmark
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“Babette’s Feast” is a Danish film that tells the story of a French refugee who prepares a lavish feast for a strict religious community, transforming their lives through the power of food and art. It explores themes of sacrifice, forgiveness, and the transformative nature of beauty and indulgence.

Toast

Toast
Toast
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Lee Hall, Nigel Slater
Actors: Oscar Kennedy, Victoria Hamilton, Colin Prockter
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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The Toast movie is a coming-of-age story based on the memoir of food writer Nigel Slater, chronicling his journey of self-discovery and passion for cooking amidst a turbulent family life in 1960s England. It explores themes of love, loss, and the power of food to bring people together.

The Lunchbox

The Lunchbox
The Lunchbox
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award29 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Ritesh Batra, Vasan Bala
Actors: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Language: Hindi
Country: India, France, Germany, United States, Canada
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The Lunchbox is a heartwarming Indian film that tells the story of a mistaken lunchbox delivery that leads to an unexpected friendship between a young housewife and a lonely older man. Through their exchanged notes, they find solace and connection in their shared loneliness and unfulfilled desires.

Tampopo

Tampopo
Tampopo
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 6 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Jûzô Itami
Actors: Ken Watanabe, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Tampopo” is a Japanese comedy film that follows a woman named Tampopo as she embarks on a quest to create the perfect bowl of ramen, with the help of various eccentric characters. It explores themes of food, love, and the pursuit of excellence in a humorous and heartwarming way.

Like Water for Chocolate

Like Water for Chocolate
Like Water for Chocolate
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award26 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: Laura Esquivel
Actors: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné
Language: Spanish, English
Country: Mexico
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“Like Water for Chocolate” is a Mexican film that tells the story of Tita, a young woman forbidden to marry due to a family tradition. Through her passion for cooking, she expresses her emotions and desires, leading to a series of magical and transformative events in her life and the lives of those around her.

The Trip

The Trip
The Trip
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Tommy Wirkola, Nick Ball, John Niven
Actors: Noomi Rapace, Aksel Hennie, Atle Antonsen
Language: Norwegian, Swedish
Country: Norway
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“The Trip” is a comedy-drama film about two friends, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, who embark on a culinary road trip through the British countryside, where they engage in witty banter, impersonations, and reflect on their careers and personal lives.”

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: 7 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Peter Greenaway
Actors: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren
Language: English, French, Dutch
Country: Netherlands, United Kingdom, France
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“The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover” is a dark and provocative film that explores themes of power, love, and revenge within the confines of a high-end restaurant. It tells the story of a brutal gangster, his unfaithful wife, and her secret lover, whose clandestine affair leads to a shocking and violent climax.

Soul Kitchen

Soul Kitchen
Soul Kitchen
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 5 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Fatih Akin, Adam Bousdoukos
Actors: Adam Bousdoukos, Moritz Bleibtreu, Pheline Roggan
Language: German, Greek, Spanish, Turkish, English
Country: Germany, France, Italy
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The Soul Kitchen movie is a German comedy-drama that follows the story of a young restaurant owner who turns his struggling establishment into a thriving eatery by serving affordable and delicious meals, creating a vibrant community hub in the process.

Haute Cuisine

Haute Cuisine
Haute Cuisine
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Etienne Comar, Christian Vincent, Danièle Mazet-Delpeuch
Actors: Catherine Frot, Arthur Dupont, Jean d'Ormesson
Language: French, English
Country: France
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“Haute Cuisine” is a French film that tells the story of Hortense Laborie, a renowned chef who is unexpectedly appointed as the personal cook for the President of France. As she navigates the challenges of the highly demanding and competitive world of French cuisine, Hortense must also contend with the male-dominated environment and the intense pressure of satisfying the President’s discerning palate.

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