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

Ratatouille (2007)

Ratatouille (2007)

A famous restaurant’s reputation is in limbo after the death of its gastronomically-acclaimed chef. To the rescue comes the quirky alliance of feckless garbage boy Alfredo Linguini and Remy, a rat with an unlikely penchant for French cuisine. Culinary puns abound in this comedy that features perhaps cinema’s greatest pastiche of the food critic, Peter O’Toole’s irascible Anton Ego.