Tuck Into Some Cinema:  Foodie Films

A Listmania! list by Sallie Hunter (Virginia, United States)
 
Eat Drink Man Woman
1.  Eat Drink Man Woman DVD ~ Sihung Lung
The list author says:
  "Very funny comedy from Taiwan.  You need to have good Chinese food around when you watch this."
$41.44   Used & New from: $2.69
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (217 customer reviews)

Tampopo
2.  Tampopo DVD ~ Ken Watanabe
The list author says:
  "Quirky little spaghetti western send up from Japan with odd vignettes. Darkly comic in places and a lot of fun."
$89.99   Used & New from: $5.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews)

Mostly Martha
3.  Mostly Martha DVD ~ Martina Gedeck
The list author says:
  "She is serious about food and everything else, until life throws her out of her comfort zone.  Good food scenes."
Used & New from: $23.34
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (326 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Chocolat (Miramax Collector's Series)
4.  Chocolat (Miramax Collector's Series) DVD ~ Juliette Binoche
The list author says:
  "Magnifique!  Luscious chocolate and also very cool cinematography."
$11.98   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,963 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Night We Never Met (Die Nacht mit meinem Traummann) [Region 2]
5.  The Night We Never Met (Die Nacht mit meinem Traummann) [Region 2] DVD ~ Matthew Broderick
The list author says:
  "Fun little romance comedy. Broderick's character works at Dean and Deluca and he cooks whenever he gets to use the apartment that he and the other two main characters are time-sharing."
Used & New from: $9.64
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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A Wedding for Bella (aka The Bread, My Sweet)
6.  A Wedding for Bella (aka The Bread, My Sweet) DVD ~ Scott Baio
The list author says:
  "Oddly engaging film about a man's friendship with his neighbor Bella and his unexpected romance with her daughter. He is a chef. Shows that Baio shouldn't be considered a has-been."
Used & New from: $0.24
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (274 customer reviews)

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Big Night
7.  Big Night DVD ~ Stanley Tucci
The list author says:
  "A slightly clunky film in my opinion, but fun. And the Italian food looks magnifico!"
$96.16   Used & New from: $17.98
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (337 customer reviews)

What's Cooking?
8.  What's Cooking? DVD ~ Mercedes Ruehl
The list author says:
  "There is more than food stewing and steaming here. A portrait of several families coming together for Thanksgiving dinner."
$16.60   Used & New from: $0.17
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Widescreen Edition)
9.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Johnny Depp
The list author says:
  "Yum, chocolate.  I like this movie better than Wonka."
$4.75   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,122 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Babette's Feast
10.  Babette's Feast DVD ~ Stéphane Audran
The list author says:
  "Stark and lonely in its style, but it is an interesting peek into Scandinavian protestants' lifestyle in a certain era.  And what a luscious feast!"
$32.89   Used & New from: $1.93
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (382 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Like Water for Chocolate
11.  Like Water for Chocolate DVD ~ Marco Leonardi
The list author says:
  "The food scenes are good, but the rest is a bit too melodramatic. Although the shower house scene is funny."
$15.98   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (434 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Tortilla Soup
12.  Tortilla Soup DVD ~ Hector Elizondo
The list author says:
  "A slightly less funny remake of Eat Drink Man Woman."
$8.43   Used & New from: $2.97
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (202 customer reviews)

Simply Irresistible
13.  Simply Irresistible DVD ~ Sarah Michelle Gellar
The list author says:
  "Silly and kind of a Like Water For Chocolate rip off, but fun in places."
$23.02   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (336 customer reviews)

Woman on Top
14.  Woman on Top DVD ~ Penélope Cruz
The list author says:
  "Don't know how convincing Cruz is as a chef, but the food scenes are good."
$3.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews)

Sideways (Widescreen Edition)
15.  Sideways (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Paul Giamatti
The list author says:
  "You have to have wine to drink with all that food, don't you? Good movie."
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (889 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Waitress (Widescreen Edition)
16.  Waitress (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Andy Griffith
The list author says:
  "A battered woman struggles to get away from her husband, deal with an unexpected pregnancy, and her entanglements with her doctor.  She escapes by baking wonderfully creative pies."
$4.40   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (378 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Bella
17.  Bella DVD ~ Eduardo Verástegui
The list author says:
  "Story about a fired waitress and a AWOL chef that spend a life-changing day at his family's home."
$9.99   Used & New from: $0.32
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (387 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Stranger Than Fiction
18.  Stranger Than Fiction DVD ~ Will Ferrell
The list author says:
  "Is this man in a tragedy or a comedy? And who is writing his story?  Maggie Gyllenhaal's character bakes up some snarky humor in this one as well as pastries."
$12.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (539 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Julie & Julia
19.  Julie & Julia DVD ~ Meryl Streep
The list author says:
  "Julie cooks all of the recipes in Julia Child's first cookbook and Julia finds her true calling (cooking) in this split bio-pic comedy."
$3.96   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (938 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Pieces of April
20.  Pieces of April DVD ~ Katie Holmes
The list author says:
  "April doesn't fit into her uptight family but invites them to NYC for a Thanksgiving to be remembered."
$14.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (207 customer reviews)

Chef [HD]
21.  Chef [HD] DVD Jon Favreau
$12.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,682 customer reviews)

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