Movies about food
La Grande bouffe
A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Rating IMDb: 7.2 Chocolat
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.
Rating IMDb: 7.3 Ratatouille
Remy is a young rat in the French countryside who arrives in Paris, only to find out that his cooking idol is dead. When he makes an unusual alliance with a restaurant's new garbage boy, the culinary and personal adventures begin despite Remy's family's skepticism and the rat-hating world of humans.
Rating IMDb: 8.3 No Reservations
The life of a top chef changes when she becomes the guardian of her young niece.
Rating IMDb: 6.3 Babette's Feast (Babettes gæstebud)
Sometime after their father dies, two sisters decide to hold a dinner to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Rating IMDb: 7.7 Vatel
Food as a sin of excess in the court of Louis XVI.
Rating IMDb: 6.5 Eat Drink Man Woman (Yin shi nan nu)
A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members.
Rating IMDb: 7.6 Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês (How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman)
A Frenchman becomes part of a Brazilian native tribe, is even given a wife and a hut, until he is to be eaten in a massive ceremony.
Rating IMDb: 6.9 Delicatessen
Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who creates cannibalistic meals for his odd tenants.
Rating IMDb: 7.9 The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover
The wife of an oafish restaurant owner becomes bored with her husband and considers an affair with a regular patron.
Rating IMDb: 7.1 Big Night
A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business.
Rating IMDb: 7.1 Tortilla Soup
A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Rating IMDb: 6.2 Like Water for Chocolate (Como agua para chocolate)
Tita and Pedro want to get married, but Tita has to take care of her ageing mother and is not allowed to marry. Pedro ends up marrying Tita's sister. When Tita is forced to make the wedding cake, the guests at the wedding are overcome with sadness... Tita has discovered she can do strange things with her cooking.
Rating IMDb: 7.2 Tampopo
In this humorous paean to the joys of food, the main story is about trucker Goro who rides into town like a modern Shane to help Tampopo set up the perfect fast-food noodle restaurant.
Rating IMDb: 7.6