Movies about Food

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List of Movies where food is central to the story

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1. Ratatouille (2007)

G | 111 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

96 Metascore

A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.

Directors: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava | Stars: Brad Garrett, Lou Romano, Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm

Votes: 604,911 | Gross: $206.45M

2. Chef (2014)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

68 Metascore

A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 182,556 | Gross: $30.64M

3. The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama

55 Metascore

The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon

Votes: 72,494 | Gross: $54.24M

4. Julie & Julia (2009)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 100,232 | Gross: $94.13M

5. Burnt (I) (2015)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

42 Metascore

Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) is a chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.

Director: John Wells | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl, Riccardo Scamarcio

Votes: 100,174 | Gross: $13.65M

6. No Reservations (2007)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

50 Metascore

The life of a top chef changes when she becomes the guardian of her young niece.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Aaron Eckhart, Abigail Breslin, Patricia Clarkson

Votes: 68,137 | Gross: $43.11M

7. Eat Pray Love (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance

50 Metascore

A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

Votes: 82,060 | Gross: $80.57M

8. The Founder (2016)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

66 Metascore

The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini

Votes: 107,549 | Gross: $12.79M

9. Chocolat (2000)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance

64 Metascore

A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss

Votes: 171,993 | Gross: $71.51M

10. Le Chef (2012)

PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

43 Metascore

A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.

Director: Daniel Cohen | Stars: Jean Reno, Michaël Youn, Raphaëlle Agogué, Julien Boisselier

Votes: 15,551 | Gross: $0.34M

11. Love on the Menu (2019 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Romance

A chef makes a deal with a frozen food executive in order to save his restaurant.

Director: Ellie Kanner | Stars: Autumn Reeser, Kavan Smith, Jordyn Ashley Olson, Richard Ian Cox

Votes: 709

12. Love, Romance, & Chocolate (2019 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Romance

Emma and chocolatier Luc compete for Belgium's Royal Chocolatier. The beauty and romance of Bruges inspire unique chocolate combinations, but will their entry win without them losing their hearts?

Director: Jonathan Wright | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Will Kemp, Brittany Bristow, Guillaume Dolmans

Votes: 907

13. Matchmaker Santa (2012 TV Movie)

TV-G | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own Prince Charming, just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson, John Ratzenberger, Lin Shaye

Votes: 1,944

14. Falling for You (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Romance

Radio host Lacey (Taylor Cole) is hosting a bachelor bake-off to raise money to save her radio station. When her star bachelor backs out, she enlists Zac (Tyler Hynes), a visiting businessman, to fill the spot.

Director: Peter DeLuise | Stars: Taylor Cole, Tyler Hynes, Lini Evans, Chris Shields

Votes: 751

15. Season for Love (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | Romance

After her divorce, a woman returns to her hometown to spend the summer with her daughter and mother. At her daughter's urging, she signs up for the town's annual barbecue competition, where... See full summary »

Director: Jill Carter | Stars: Autumn Reeser, Marc Blucas, Shelley Thompson, Lola Flanery

Votes: 789

16. The Sweetest Heart (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 82 min | Romance

Maddie (Julie Gonzalo), who owns a cupcake business, gets help from an investment banker, but a potential new romance between them is complicated by the unexpected return of her first love, Nate.

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Julie Gonzalo, Chris McNally, Tammy Gillis, Victor Zinck Jr.

Votes: 912

17. Just Add Romance (2019 TV Movie)

TV-G | Romance

When Carly and Jason, exact opposites, compete on a famed cooking show for the chance at their own restaurant, what will matter more - their culinary careers or their potential love?

Director: Terry Ingram | Stars: Meghann Fahy, Luke Macfarlane, Theresa Wong, Michelle Martin

Votes: 693

18. The Secret Ingredient (2020 TV Movie)

TV-G | 83 min | Drama

Small-town baker, Kelly, gets a big surprise when she is invited to compete on a Valentine's Day baking show in New York City - and an even bigger surprise when she runs into her ex-fiance.

Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Erin Cahill, Maneet Chauhan, Gwynyth Walsh, Cherissa Richards

Votes: 164

19. Recipe for Love (2014 TV Movie)

TV-G | 86 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

An earnest, culinary school hopeful, clashes with a big shot celebrity chef when she is assigned to ghostwrite his cookbook. As they struggle to get through each recipe together, their ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Danielle Panabaker, Shawn Roberts, Pascale Hutton, Lori Triolo

Votes: 1,922

20. Mystic Pizza (1988)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in the Connecticut town of Mystic.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, Lili Taylor, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 23,309 | Gross: $12.79M

21. Strawberry Summer (2012 TV Movie)

120 min | Family

High-school music teacher Beth Landon puts herself on the line when she invites world-famous country singer Jason Keith to perform at her rural town's Strawberry Festival. A one-hit wonder ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Julie Mond, Trevor Donovan, Shelley Long, Cindy Williams

Votes: 588

22. Off the Menu (2018)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

An unlikely heir to a Mexican fast-food franchise goes 'cuisine' hunting for the next culinary big thing, and finds himself in a small, dusty New Mexican town where foodies come from all ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Silverman | Stars: Santino Fontana, Dania Ramirez, Makenzie Moss, Maria Conchita Alonso

Votes: 561

23. Easter Under Wraps (2019 TV Movie)

TV-G | Romance

When Erin Cavendish goes undercover at her family's chocolate plant to see why sales are down, when she meets head chocolatier Bryan, who has new ideas on how to update the Easter product line.

Director: Gary Yates | Stars: Fiona Gubelmann, Brendan Penny, Fred Henderson, Ese Atawo

Votes: 526

24. A Taste of Summer (2019 TV Movie)

TV-G | 82 min | Romance

A woman moves to Bright Shore, where she opens a restaurant and rediscovers her passion. Upon arrival, she encounters a former baseball player who has a competitive streak and owns his own restaurant.

Director: Peter DeLuise | Stars: Eric Winter, Alison Araya, Roselyn Sanchez, Antonio Cayonne

Votes: 431

25. Waitress (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

75 Metascore

Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.

Director: Adrienne Shelly | Stars: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Jeremy Sisto, Cheryl Hines

Votes: 42,522 | Gross: $19.07M

26. Cooking with Love (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

In the running for a promotion, reality cooking show producer Kelly prepares for her cooking show for kids. When show host Chef Betty has an unexpected injury, Kelly hires controversial Chef Stephen as a replacement.

Director: Jem Garrard | Stars: Ali Liebert, Brett Dalton, Janet Kidder, Kimberley Sustad

Votes: 874

27. A Dash of Love (2017 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

When an aspiring chef lands a dream job at her idol's restaurant, she befriends the handsome executive chef. After they are both wrongly fired from there, the duo decides to open their own eatery to prove their food is better.

Director: Christie Will Wolf | Stars: Jen Lilley, Brendan Penny, Peri Gilpin, Kandyse McClure

Votes: 1,582

28. Today's Special (2009)

R | 99 min | Comedy

57 Metascore

In this super-feel-good foodie comedy, young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and his passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.

Director: David Kaplan | Stars: Dean Winters, Jess Weixler, Aasif Mandvi, Kevin Corrigan

Votes: 6,176 | Gross: $0.40M

29. A Taste of Romance (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Widower Gill Callahan retired from the fire department after a tragedy. Helped out by some mates, he starts a diner, offering simple food to their taste. The matching music is too much for ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Teri Polo, James Patrick Stuart, Alexander Bedria, Jack Conley

Votes: 1,508

30. Truly, Madly, Sweetly (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 82 min | Drama, Romance

Natalie, a cupcake food truck owner has always dreamed of owning her own bakery. Eric has always wanted his own business. When an inheritance throws these two opposites together, neither could have imagined what fate had in store for them.

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Nikki Deloach, Dylan Neal, Alison Wandzura, Justine Warrington

Votes: 621

31. Appetite for Love (2016 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

A corporate executive is sent to a small town to re-brand a restaurant as part of a strategic acquisition, but the iconic diner happens to be in her home town where she hasn't been in years and the owner is her high school sweetheart.

Director: David Mackay | Stars: Taylor Cole, Andrew W. Walker, Alley Mills, Marcus Rosner

Votes: 1,601

32. Yes, I Do (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 79 min | Romance

Busy chocolatier Charlotte has left mechanic James at the altar twice. Now she needs to prove to him that she really does want to marry him. Things are complicated when James' ex-girlfriend arrives on the scene and says she wants him back.

Director: Christie Will Wolf | Stars: Jen Lilley, Marcus Rosner, Jessica Lowndes, Christie Laing

Votes: 648

33. Baked in Brooklyn (2016)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A guy decides to sell weed after losing his job, but things soon go out of hand as demand of business and paranoia starts taking over.

Director: Rory Rooney | Stars: Josh Brener, Alexandra Daddario, Paul Iacono, Kitty

Votes: 2,773

34. Simply Irresistible (1999)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

27 Metascore

A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams.

Director: Mark Tarlov | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sean Patrick Flanery, Patricia Clarkson, Dylan Baker

Votes: 12,861 | Gross: $4.39M

35. A Christmas Recipe for Romance (2019 TV Movie)

Romance

The owner of a historic inn decides to enter a prestigious cooking contest to win funds for renovations and get free publicity, but she is a horrible cook. She recruits a renowned chef to ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Deufemia | Stars: Madeline Leon, Sebastian Sacco, Peggy Calvert, Megan Black

Votes: 160



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