25 best food movies ever

We roll out the red carpet for reel restaurants, appetising action and mealy movies in this list of the best food films ever made

Big Night (1996)

Big Night (1996)

Two brothers running a failing Italian restaurant decide to save their pancetta, quite literally, by gambling the business on one Big Night. Written and starring Stanley Tucci, one of our favourites for playing Steve Jobs, if Ashton Kutcher hadn’t got there first, Big Night makes for an engrossing watch.