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Delicious food movies

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"Julie & Julia" (2009): Blogger Julie Powell (played by Amy Adams) attempts to replicate the recipes of Julia Child (Meryl Streep, shown here). Here are a few other food movies that have had fans drooling. Columbia Pictures/Everett digital
"Burnt" (2015): Bradley Cooper stars as a troubled chef seeking redemption in this tasty flick. The Weinstein Company
"The Hundred-Foot Journey" (2014): Manish Dayal stars as Hassan Kadam, a young aspiring chef whose family restaurant is in direct competition with a nearby famed French eatery. Walt Disney Pictures
"Chef" (2014): The Jon Favreau indie film, about a chef who returns to his native Miami to open a food truck after he fails in Los Angeles, co-stars some great food. Aldamisa Entertainment
"Eat Pray Love" (2010): Julia Roberts eats her way to serenity abroad in this ode to self-discovery based on the book by Elizabeth Gilbert. François DuhamEL/COLUMBIA PICTURES
"Eat Drink Man Woman" (1994): Before "Brokeback Mountain," Ang Lee co-wrote and directed a mouthwatering tale about a Chinese chef in Taiwan who has lost his sense of taste but still cooks elaborate meals for his three daughters. The film stars Sihung Lung and Chien-lien Wu. Samuel Goldwyn Co.
"Tortilla Soup" (2001): Jacqueline Obradors, Tamara Mello and Elizabeth Peña star in this film based on Ang Lee's "Eat Drink Man Woman." In this version, the chef is Mexican and must deal with the exploits of his three daughters. Samuel Goldwyn Films/Courtesy Everett Collection
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (2005): Glutton Augustus Gloop (Philip Wiegratz) falls into the chocolate river as the others watch from shore in the remake of this classic childhood tale starring Johnny Depp. Warner Bros.
"No Reservations" (2007): The lives of Aaron Eckhart and Catherine Zeta-Jones take a turn after she becomes guardian of a young relative. It's a remake of the German film "Mostly Martha." David Lee/WARNER BROS
"Mostly Martha" (2001): Martina Gedeck and Sergio Castellitto star in this romantic film about a female chef who must adjust her workaholic ways after she gains custody of her young niece. Paramount Classics/Courtesy Everett Collection
"Babette's Feast" (1987): Stéphane Audran stars as Babette Hersant in this sinfully decadent film about a French woman who uses an unexpected windfall to host an amazing dinner. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios
"Spanglish" (2004): Adam Sandler and Paz Vega star in this film about a Mexican single mother who moves in as the housekeeper for a chef and his wife. Columbia/courtesy Everett Collection
"Tampopo" (1985): Ken Watanabe and Ryutaro Otomo star in this Japanese comedy that is beloved by fans of ramen noodle soup. Courtesy Everett Collection
"A Matter of Taste" aka "Une Affaire de Gout" (1999): Jean Pierre Lorit stars as a waiter who develops a close friendship with a wealthy businessman. Courtesy Everett Collection
"Big Night" (1996): Abbondanza! This film starring Marc Anthony, Tony Shalhoub and Minnie Driver is loaded with carbs and involves a failing Italian restaurant that has a single night to turn it all around. samuel Goldwyn Films/courtesy Everett
"Ratatouille" (2007): The animated film about a rat who can cook boasts an all-star cast including Patton Oswalt and Peter O'Toole. Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Pixar Animation Studios
"Mystic Pizza" (1988): A young Annabeth Gish, Lili Taylor and Julia Roberts star in this coming-of-age drama about a group of girls working at a pizza parlor. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios
"The Grande Bouffe" aka "La Grande Bouffe" (1973): Andrea Ferreol and Philippe Noiret star in this smorgasbord of food and sex about a group of men who hire some prostitutes for a weekend trip in which they aim to gorge themselves to death. Courtesy Everett Collection
"Chocolat" (2000): A small French village doesn't know what hits it when a single mother moves to town and opens a delectable sweets shop. The film stars Juliette Binoche and Dame Judi Dench. Miramax Films
"Like Water for Chocolate" (1992): Marco Leonardi and Lumi Cavazos star in this very sexy film about a forbidden love affair in Mexico in the early 1900s. Miramax Films
"Sideways" (2004): Yes, there is plenty of wine in this movie starring Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church, but you have to have food to go along with all that libation, right? Fox Searchlight/Everett Collection
"The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover" (1989): Michael Gambon plays the thief in this crime drama about a gangster who takes over a French restaurant. Miramax/courtesy Everett Collection
"The Ramen Girl" (2009): The late Brittany Murphy plays an American who goes to Japan to learn how to cook noodles. Media 8 Entertainment
"Good Burger" (1997): Kel Mitchell, Abe Vigoda (center) and Kenan Thompson star in this fan favorite. Paramount/courtesy Everett Collection
"Fast Food" (1989): Kevin McCarthy is among the cast of this comedy about a sex drug that gets mixed in with the secret sauce at a burger restaurant. Courtesy Everett Collection
"Soul Food" (1997): Vanessa L. Williams, Irma P. Hall and Vivica A. Fox star in this family drama about a close-knit family that loves as hard as they cook and dine during their Sunday family meals. 20th Century Fox/courtesy Everett Collection