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

Dinner Rush (2000)

Dinner Rush (2000)

In Hollywood’s starry eyes, restaurants and organised crime go hand-in-hand. This slick indie production is no exception, but it ditches the heavy-handed mob ‘n’ meatballs formula for a subtler exploration of our relationships with food, family and females. Well worth stirring into your DVD player (sadly, there’s no Blu-ray yet).