The Best Movies About Food

Movies about food wasn’t a very popular genre even a few decades ago. However, with the change of social norms and interests, people are getting more and more into this unique genre.
TV shows like MasterChef, The Kitchen, Hell’s Kitchen are getting extremely popular among the viewers. Gordon Ramsey, the British Michelin star chef, has become an international sensation.
The TV scenario is quite bright when it comes to food. But what are some of the greatest movies in this genre? Somehow, we can only think of Ratatouille and nothing else.
Don’t worry; there are plenty of other movies that should amuse you.

Ratatouille – 2007


Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
IMDb: 8.0

The Best Movies About Food

Well, this name is an automatic choice when we are talking about movies related to food. Well, come on, who can resist the charm of the young Remy, the rat with a magical talent for cooking food?
Well, certainly people will not be fond of food prepared by the nasty rodents. But somehow, Remy becomes the finest French Chef as he controls Alfredo Linguini hiding under the chef hat.
Ratatouille is hilariously funny and entertaining.

Eat Drink Man Woman – 1994


Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
IMDb: 7.8

The Best Movies About Food

Eat Drink Man Woman is a masterpiece coming from the director Ang Lee, the world-renowned Taiwanese filmmaker.
The movie tries to capture the emotion of a strongly bonded family and their love for a good meal. The shots of meal preparation are stunningly beautiful.
Ang Lee has captured the love for food, family emotion, and tradition together in this amazing movie.

Big Night – 1996


Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
IMDb: 7.3

The Best Movies About Food

Italian cuisine is one of the richest and finest cuisines in the world. The rise of Italian restaurants and chefs soared peak in the 1950s in America. Big Night is a film about the struggle and hardship of two Italian brothers trying o open a restaurant.
You will love the balance between comic relieves and the dramatic seriousness of this movie.

Chef – 2014


Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
IMDb: 7.3

The Best Movies About Food

After Ratatouille, John Favreau’s Chef is the most popular movie among modern film lovers. The movie portrays the story about a chef who is desperate for freedom and happiness. To release the pressure and stress of working in a busy restaurant, he sets off on a road trip with his son.
During his road trip, he sells Cuban sandwiches and other regional dishes. This is a movie about the true fan of cooking.

Julie and Julia – 2009


Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
IMDb: 7.0

The Best Movies About Food

What can more intimidating than watching the gorgeous Meryl Streep cooking Mouth-watering foods? It’s a biopic where Meryl Streep plays the role of the famous chef Julia Child.
The movie starts from the early life of Child. Then, it gradually picks up the pace and shows how Child revolutionized the home-cooking industry in the USA.