Do you love food? Are you obsessed with cooking? If so, then you need to watch these movies!

There’s nothing better than watching Cooking and Food Films while eating popcorn and drinking soda. However, there are certain films that are perfect for those who enjoy cooking and/or food. These films will give you inspiration and motivation to cook delicious meals at home.

In this list, we have compiled 14 films that are perfect for anyone who loves food. Whether you want to learn new recipes, get inspired, or simply relax after a hard day’s work, these movies will definitely satisfy your cravings.

These films cover a wide range of topics such as baking, cooking, and even healthy recipes. So whether you’re looking for inspiration, or simply want to learn something new then these movies are perfect for you.

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the best foodie movies ever made!

15 Cooking and Food Films you need to watch

1. Contagion (2011)

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Directed by Steven Soderbergh – 2011 | Drama | Horror

Contagion is an American science fiction horror film directed by Steven Soderberg…

2. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

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Directed by David Frankel – 2006

Comedy Romance Thriller

The Devil Wears Prada (2006) is a romantic comedy that follows the story of Andy Sachs, a young assistant in New York City who dreams of becoming a fashion designer. When she lands her first big break, she finds herself in over her head when she encounters the ruthless editor-in-chief, Meryl Streep.

3. Ratatouille (2007)

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Directed by Brad Bird – 2007

Animation Adventure Family

Ratatouille (2007) is A rat named Remy who becomes determined to prove himself worthy as a chef in Paris despite his humble origins. He teams up with a charming but irresponsible young man named Linguini to enter the city’s most prestigious culinary competition.

4. Iron Man 2 (2010)

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Directed by Jon Favreau – 2010

Iron Man 2 (2010)  is an Action-Adventure Comic Book Film

Tony Stark has created some amazing inventions during his lifetime, but none more impressive than his latest creation; the Mark I armor which he wears to protect himself from harm. After being kidnapped by terrorists, Stark must put on the suit again in order to save the world from destruction.

5. Julie & Julia (2009)

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Directed by Nora Ephron – 2009

Drama Comedy

Julia Child was one of the greatest cooks of all time. She became famous for her television shows and books about French cuisine. But after suffering a stroke, Julia Child decides to embark on a journey to France to study under master chef Paul Bocuse.

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6. In Her Shoes (2005)

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Directed by Nancy Meyers – 2005

Romance Comedy

After losing her job, Jill tries to find another position in London. While doing so, she meets a handsome guy who seems like he could be a potential suitor. Unfortunately, it turns out that he is just using her to pay off his gambling debts.

7. Good Burger (1997)

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Directed by Peter Segal – 1997

Comedy Romantic

The story revolves around two friends who decide to open their own fast food restaurant called “Good Burger”. They soon discover that they are not very good at business, but they do know how to make great burgers.

8. Chocolat (2000)

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Directed by Lasse Hallström – 2000

Comedy Fantasy

In the post–World War II France, two orphan girls meet while working at a chocolate shop. They fall in love and begin planning their wedding together. However, things take a turn for the worse when the girls’ parents get involved.

9. Great: Jiro Dreams Of Sushi (2003)

Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda – 2003


Jiro Ono is a sushi chef who owns a small restaurant in Tokyo. His life changes forever when he wins the coveted title of ‘Sushi Master’.

10. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory (2005)

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Directors: Tim Burton, John August – 2005

Adventure Fantasy

Charlie Bucket lives in a tiny room above Mr. Wonka’s candy factory. One day, he stumbles across a mysterious golden ticket that takes him and his best friend Violet to an incredible place where there are no rules or boundaries.

11. Chef (2014)

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Director: Massimiliano Bruno – 2014


Chef follows three chefs – Ferran Adria, Heston Blumenthal, and Grant Achatz – as they compete against each other in the annual World Cuisine Showdown.

12.  Willy Wonka

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (2005) IMDb by Johnny Depp

Directed by Mel Stuart – 1971

Animation Family

Willy Wonka is a brilliant but eccentric inventor who creates a new kind of edible confectionery known as “chocolate bars” for Oompa-Loompas. When he discovers that children prefer these sweets over his candy, he begins to fear that his invention will never catch on.13. Ratatouille (2007)

13. Big Night (1998)

Directed by David Gordon Green – 1998

Thriller Action

A group of college students travels to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. During this trip, they visit a local bar owned by a large African American woman named Big Mama. There, they meet up with her grandson, Little Pete, who has been sent from Chicago to spend the holiday with her.

14. Dinner For Schmucks (2010)

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Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld – 2010

Romantic Comedy

When a wealthy businessman invites his estranged father to join him on a cruise ship, the two men must try to overcome their differences and work together if they want to survive.

So what are you waiting for? Go watch some movies now!