Top 10 films about food
Everyone loves food, and filmmakers are no exception. From comedy to drama to documentary, countless great films focus on this delicious topic. Here are the 10 best films about food, sure to incite an appetite in viewers everywhere!
10. Chocolat (2000)
All about chocolate, and featuring Johnny Depp, this admittedly "chick-flick-y" film is sure to satisfy the sweet tooth.
9. Ratatouille (2007)
When a Parisian rat has big dreams of being a chef, he aligns himself with a kitchen garbage boy in a plan to help them both achieve their dreams.
8. Eat Pray Love (2010)
Liz Gilbert's (Julia Roberts) divorce leads her to a yearlong adventure through Italy, India and Indonesia, exploring culinary delights, making friends and finding love.
7. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
With Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka and the endearing Freddie Highmore as Charlie, this re-imagining of the classic story will keep you laughing.
6. Waitress (2007)
Jenna Hunterson (Keri Russell) is, in short, unhappy. But she does have one true joy in her life: baking pies.
5. Fast Food Nation (2006)
Be warned that viewing this ensemble flick with some harsh social criticisms is almost guaranteed to make your appetite vanish, however it may also encourage you to think carefully about what you're eating.
4. Supersize Me (2004)
What did he think would happen? Documentarian Morgan Spurlock offers himself up for experimentation as he eats solely McDonalds for 30 days straight.
3. Julie and Julia (2009)
Spanning two generations of women who love to cook, this feel-good flick will have you salivating at every scene.
2. Food Inc. (2008)
A documentary that you don't exactly want to watch over a big meal exposes the sometimes-horrifying truth about America's food industry and those who control it.
1. Pulp Fiction (1994)
Though not entirely about food, this indie masterpiece finds all of its best, and arguably some of cinema's best, moments surrounded by food. From the opening/closing scene that holds together the narrative structure of the film, to the $5 shake, to the question of what they call a whopper in France, director Quentin Tarantino saturates this flick with musings on food.