Food on Film by Gastronomica

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"Welcome to 'Food on Film,' some of our favorite cinematic foodie moments. This list was written and compiled by Rebecca L. Epstein, a PhD from the UCLA Dept. of Film, Television, and Digital Media. Her dissertation, entitled Crime and Nourishment, focused on the food and foodways of Hollywood gangster films."

Missing from IMDb:
The Bitter Aftertaste (2005)
Cake in the Face (2005)
Chicken Soup (1970)
Hush, Hoggies, Hush: Tom Johnson's Praying Pigs (1978/9)
Starving Artists' Cookbook (1986-91)

Also includes a series of films by Mack Sennett under the heading "Keystone Kop Films" (1912-17) as well as two user-submitted entries at the end.

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    The Age of Innocence

    1993, in 5 top lists Check
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    American Beauty

    1999, in 22 top lists Check
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    American Pie

    1999, in 5 top lists Check
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    American Psycho

    2000, in 8 top lists Check
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    Ashani Sanket

    1973 — a.k.a. Distant Thunder, in 5 top lists Check
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    Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!

    1978, in 2 top lists Check
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    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

    1999, in 4 top lists Check
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    Babettes gæstebud

    1987 — a.k.a. Babette's Feast, in 10 top lists Check
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    Big Night

    1996, in 2 top lists Check
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    Blood Diner

    1987, in 1 top list Check
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    Breakfast at Tiffany's

    1961, in 9 top lists Check
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    The Breakfast Club

    1985, in 10 top lists Check
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    Shekvarebuli kulinaris ataserti retsepti

    1996 — a.k.a. A Chef in Love, in 1 top list Check
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    Jin yu man tang

    1995 — a.k.a. The Chinese Feast, in 2 top lists Check
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    Chocolat

    2000, in 1 top list Check
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    Chulas Fronteras

    1976, in 1 top list Check
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    Comfort and Joy

    1984, in 2 top lists Check
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    Cool Hand Luke

    1967, in 12 top lists Check
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    The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    1989, in 8 top lists Check
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    Delicatessen

    1991, in 12 top lists Check
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    Diner

    1982, in 7 top lists Check
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    Dinner Rush

    2000, in 1 top list Check
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    Dirty Rice

    1997, in 0 top lists Check
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    Don't Be a Menace to South Central While...

    1996, in 1 top list Check
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    Yin shi nan nv

    1994 — a.k.a. Eat Drink Man Woman, in 4 top lists Check
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    Eating Raoul

    1982, in 2 top lists Check
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    Five Easy Pieces

    1970, in 14 top lists Check
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    The Fly

    1986, in 10 top lists Check
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    Jídlo

    1993 — a.k.a. Food, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Food of the Gods

    1976 — a.k.a. H.G. Wells' Food of the Gods, in 0 top lists Check
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    Frenzy

    1972, in 6 top lists Check
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    The Freshman

    1990, in 0 top lists Check
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    Fried Green Tomatoes

    1991, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Future of Food

    2004, in 0 top lists Check
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    Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers

    1980, in 2 top lists Check
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    Gas, Food Lodging

    1992, in 2 top lists Check
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    Gefilte Fish

    2008, in 0 top lists Check
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    Get Shorty

    1995, in 0 top lists Check
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    Les glaneurs et la glaneuse

    2000 — a.k.a. The Gleaners & I, in 11 top lists Check
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    The Godfather

    1972, in 38 top lists Check
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    Goodfellas

    1990, in 28 top lists Check
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    La grande bouffe

    1973 — a.k.a. The Grande Bouffe, in 5 top lists Check
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    Heartburn

    1986, in 0 top lists Check
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    Heavy

    1995, in 0 top lists Check
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    Eating

    1990, in 0 top lists Check
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    Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês

    1971 — a.k.a. How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Hunger

    1983, in 2 top lists Check
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    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    1984, in 8 top lists Check
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    Ai no korîda

    1976 — a.k.a. In the Realm of the Senses, in 16 top lists Check
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    Jamón Jamón

    1992 — a.k.a. Jamón, Jamón, in 1 top list Check
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