We’ve all heard of din­ner and a movie, but some­times din­ner the movie

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Big Night Two Ital­ian brothers – and restau­rant own­ers – pre­pare the most im­por­tant feast of their lives in this award-win­ning 1950s-set dramedy.

Jiro Dreams of Sushi A heart­warm­ing doc­u­men­tary about 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his fam­ily and his mod­est Miche­lin-starred restau­rant tucked away inside the Tokyo sub­way.

Su­per Size Me

The only film listed that may have you re­think­ing din­ner, Morgan Spur­lock’s ac­claimed doc probes the fast food in­dus­try while he eats only McDon­ald’s for a month.

Ba­bette’s Feast

In Den­mark’s first Os­car win­ner (Best For­eign Lan­guage Film), Ba­bette, a house­keeper to a ru­ral French re­li­gious or­der, cooks the con­gre­ga­tion a near-di­vine ban­quet.

The Trip This Bri­tish TV se­ries turned fea­ture film about a Bri­tish food tour cooked up rave re­views and two de­li­cious se­quels, The Trip to Italy and The Trip to Spain.

My Din­ner with

An­dre Dubbed “food for thought,” this com­edy-drama con­trasts op­pos­ing life views and in­tel­lec­tual in­sights in a New York City cafe.

Side­ways Foodie movies can cel­e­brate drink as well, as au­di­ences proved when they raised a glass to this Os­car-win­ning flick based around a mid­dle-age es­cape to wine coun­try. —MC

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