Movies About Cooking and Food

You'll want to bring a snack when watching one of these entertaining and informative films about food, nutrition, and culinary arts, because they're guaranteed to make you hungry. From salty cooking dramas and rich documentaries to comedies full of flavor, these picks will leave you satisfied. They're perfect for aspiring chefs and foodies of all ages. So feast your eyes on these yummy movies that put food front and center. For more mouth-watering entertainment, check out our list of Cooking & Baking Shows.

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Ratatouille

age 6+

Cute rat tale has some peril and potentially scary moments.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2007)
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The Biggest Little Farm

age 8+

Poignant, thought-provoking docu about sustainable living.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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What's on Your Plate?

age 8+

Excellent docu teaches Fast Food Nation-like lessons.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2010)
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Wolfgang

age 8+

Entertaining chef documentary has positive messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2021)
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A Place at the Table

age 9+

Powerful docu explores the problem of hunger in America.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2013)
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Bite Size

age 10+

Powerful documentary depicts obese kids' struggles.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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Chef Flynn

age 10+

Some salty talk in easygoing docu about talented young chef.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Fed Up

age 10+

Informative, engrossing docu about saying no to sugar.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Food Evolution

age 10+

Intriguing, complex, science-centric docu on GMOs.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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Pressure Cooker

age 10+

Inspiring cooking-themed docu is great for teens.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2010)
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That Sugar Film

age 10+

Quirky documentary about food industry engages, educates.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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Abe

age 11+

Gentle story of family unity has some strong language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

age 11+

Subtitled docu about sushi chef inspires and enlightens.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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Babette's Feast

age 12+

A heartwarming feast for adults. May bore kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1987)
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Food Chains

age 12+

Thought-provoking docu stresses economics of Big Grocery.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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The Hundred-Foot Journey

age 12+

Cultures clash in the kitchen in warm family drama.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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No Reservations

age 12+

Bland-but-sweet dramedy more for adult palates.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2007)
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Food, Inc.

age 13+

Important but disturbing docu about food biz.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2009)
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Forks Over Knives

age 13+

Engaging docu promotes a vegan diet in nonjudgmental way.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2011)
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Julie & Julia

age 13+

Tempting Meryl Streep dramedy is OK but may bore kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2009)