Films about foodby guisreis | created - 26 Apr 2014 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
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1. Babette's Feast (1987)
G | 103 min | Drama
During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters.
Votes: 16,804 | Gross: $4.40M
2. Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
113 min | Drama
In the great restaurant of life, there are those who eat and those who get eaten. Raimundo Nonato finds an alternative way, a life of his own: he cooks in order to survive and find a place ... See full summary »
3. The Lunchbox (2013)
PG | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.
Votes: 44,015 | Gross: $4.23M
4. Super Size Me (2004)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month.
Votes: 97,191 | Gross: $11.53M
5. The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An unusually brave mouse helps to restore happiness to a forlorn kingdom after making friends with a gentleman rat.
Votes: 34,526 | Gross: $50.88M
A forbidden soup.
6. Wild Tales (2014)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Votes: 157,685 | Gross: $3.11M
The rats' story happens in a diner.
8. Chocolat (2000)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.
Votes: 170,839 | Gross: $71.51M
9. The Meaning of Life (1983)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Musical
The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.
Votes: 107,495 | Gross: $14.93M
This comedy film is divided in many sections. One (or two) of them about food.
Mickey Mouse (2013– )
Croissant de Triomphe
TV-G | Animation, Short, Comedy
When Minnie's cafe runs out of croissants, Mickey must deliver them to her fast, fighting wild traffic and other obstacles across Paris.
11. The Calcium Kid (2004)
R | 89 min | Comedy
Following a bizarre series of events, Jimmy, a local amateur boxer, finds himself pitted in a match against the world champion.
Watch it here: https://vimeo.com/29268179
13. I, Daniel Blake (2016)
R | 100 min | Drama
After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.
Votes: 46,609 | Gross: $0.26M
It is not central in the story, but, besides many meald have been shown, this brilliant movies also highlights what food means when there is poverty.
14. The Princess and the Frog (2009)
G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.
Votes: 113,864 | Gross: $104.40M
15. Do the Right Thing (1989)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Votes: 78,036 | Gross: $27.55M
16. The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Horror
A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it.
Votes: 15,135 | Gross: $1.40M
A family eat medicine, a man eats flowers, a plant eats people.
17. They Call Me Trinity (1970)
G | 113 min | Comedy, Western
A lazy, unorthodox gunfighter and his portly, horse-thieving brother defend a Mormon settlement from a land-grabbing Major, a Mexican bandit, and their henchmen.
Gluttony in old West.
18. The Cola Conquest (1998)
50 min | Documentary
The Cola Conquest tells the story of Coca-Cola - the 'sublimated essence' of all that American stands for - and the century-long competition with its rival, Pepsi-Cola. Challenging, ... See full summary »
Director: Irene Lilienheim Angelico
Mor about food but about beverage.
19. The Immigrant (1917)
Unrated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America.
Not a central issue, but more than once food is important in this short film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEXjjogVM3E
21. Angeli 'The Killer' (2017– )
145 min | Comedy
ANGELI THE KILLER is an animated series loosely inspired in the works and personality of the Brazilian cartoonist, Angeli, creator of the seminal magazine "Chiclete com Banana" and ... See full summary »
22. Mostly Martha (2001)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
When a headstrong chef takes charge of her equally stubborn 8-year-old niece, the tensions between them mount... until an Italian sous-chef arrives to lighten the mood.
Votes: 7,603 | Gross: $4.16M
23. Turbo (2013)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.
Votes: 77,199 | Gross: $83.03M
24. The Killer Lasagna (2002)
8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A lasagna is left in a defective fridge, and the toxic gases together with the low temperature causes a mutation, turning it into a furious monster, whose only objective is to kill the people who had made it.
25. 3 Efes (2007)
100 min | Drama
Sissi, the young daughter of an unemployed widower, struggles to support her family, while dreams of sharing an apartment with her boyfriend, a soccer player. Martina, who has a more stable... See full summary »
26. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Votes: 399,477 | Gross: $206.46M
27. Julie & Julia (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 98,970 | Gross: $94.13M
30. The Grown-Ups (2016)
82 min | Documentary
A group of friends with Down Syndrome have been attending the same school for 40 years, they have passed all the courses, all the teachers and, even their parents who were with them, are ... See full summary »