Food films we love

Our Top 10 favourite foodie films must be watched within close proximity of snacks.

Food films we love

Ratatouille

(2007)

Rat leaves home. Rat moves to Paris. Rat becomes a culinary sensation (in case you haven’t already guessed, this is animated).

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Couscous

(2007)

A despondent old man finds renewed hope when his dream of opening a restaurant starts to look like a reality.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

(2005)

Film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s bittersweet and cautionary tale about greed… and fantastical sweets.

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Super Size Me

(2004)

A subversive look at the fast food industry that will have you reaching for a salad – hold the dressing.

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Sideways

(2004)

Ok, not so much food as booze, but endearing all the same. Two middle-aged men take a road trip amidst the vineyards of California’s wine country.

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Eat Drink Man Woman

(1994)

Ang Lee’s atmospheric Taiwanese drama pays homage to the bond between food and family.

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Like Water for Chocolate

(1992)

Food takes on a life of its own in this sumptuous Mexican film about a lovelorn girl who imparts a certain magic on the dishes she prepares.

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Delicatessen

(1991)

Food becomes currency, and people become food, in this bizarre but compelling French black comedy.

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Chocolat

(1988)

Juliette Binoche’s chocolate helps a French village find happiness before finding love herself with Johnny Depp.

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Tampopo

(1985)

A trucker’s quest to create the perfect fast food noodle restaurant is just one of the gastronomic stories woven into this charming and irreverent Japanese film.

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