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When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truc

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2014-05-08

Runtime 114 minutes

Budget $11m

Revenue $46m


TMDB 7.1


madeline_rodgers shared a tip "Sweet movie"

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miaparker shared a tip "I loved this little movie 👍🏽👍🏽"

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immamfred shared a tip "One of my favorite movies of all time"

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aaron_7939 shared a tip "Feel good. Feel hungry.""

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james_dunphy shared a tip "Loved it!"

elizabeth_stewart shared a tip "Poignant story and excellent music!"

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amanda_9077 shared a tip "A great film for food people!"

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alicia_newkirk shared a tip "Really loved the cast and characters!"

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paige_bets shared a tip "The family enjoyed that we could all watch together without someone getting shot in the head, etc."

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mrs.h.has.arrived shared a tip "Love everything about this movie!"

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kristina_louise_4560 shared a tip "Love this movie with Jon Favreau! Great music and a fun adventurous story line."

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kentongewecke shared a tip "A little too hyped."

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celticgirl shared a tip "this is a great story about finding your passion again...finding that flame."

drew_1651 shared a tip "Inspiring fun movie. Follow your dreams"

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darin_logan shared a tip "Be sure you eat before you watch this. Great watch."

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angela_8166 shared a tip "Love this movie. Family friendly & funny.@"

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jalyseh shared a tip "@jesca_wales I’m not sure if I’ve recommended this one to you before, or if you’ve already seen it? But it’s a great one"

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ashley_millet shared a tip "Chef is a gem! Heartwarming and entertaining. One of my all time favorites - and the soundtrack is incredible."

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teresa_lee_3575 shared a tip "One of my favorite feel good movies."

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canuckblondie shared a tip "One of my favourite feel good movies. The stakes are never too high and nothing is overdramatized."

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molv_e shared a tip "Literal masterpiece. John Favreau is a god."

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ari_o shared a tip "It was a good movie I really liked it and recommend it"

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kimlikesfood shared a tip "Wonderful movie, basically food ****. Jon Fav truly appreciates art."

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mackenzie_tromble shared a tip "A great reminder to follow your dreams and be open to your dreams not being exactly what you envisioned but better!"

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joshua_carpenter_8107 shared a tip "Absolutely amazing"

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kelsey_mcneely shared a tip "All ups, no big terrible thing just feel good"

kevin_johnson shared a tip "If you enjoy food, and the art of how it gets to your mouth, this movie is perfect."

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Hi_Im_Dave shared a tip "Have food handy.."

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Bingust shared a tip "I watched it for the meme when i was a young teen but now I appreciate it alot more."

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kristy_b_9997 shared a tip "I LOVE LOVE LOVE this movie!"

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joshua_maningo shared a tip "Greatest feel good movie"

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tina_turner shared a tip "Funny, heartfelt, feel good movie with food ****."

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maurice_franklin_ii shared a tip "Me and my son enjoyed watching this. Great story of father & son relationship"

elle_laidlaw shared a tip "A great feel good movie, and unexpected pleasure to watch 😉"

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sarah_walton_180 shared a tip "Funny, light hearted. Good watch"

nicole-islas shared a tip "Great soundtrack!"

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suzanne_warren shared a tip "Great movie and they also did a cooking show to go with it on Netflix"

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charles_carpenter shared a tip "Best dialog."

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artleen_salvador shared a tip "If you like a romantic movie filled with comedy and delisious food then this is the movie!!!"

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daniel_varela shared a tip "Just a wholsome movie that has great food scenes. Food **** galore with a family friendly vibe."

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lorraine_clemmer shared a tip "Follow your dreams"

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lacey_macmurray shared a tip "I adore this movie!"

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lizard.s shared a tip "They have "The Chef Show" on Netflix, but I have not found another movie like it. Have you?"

valerie_cal shared a tip "This movie will make you hungry. Love this underdog movie."

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sahil_sangwan shared a tip "Best casual movie ever."

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sarah_shelley shared a tip "Great movie with an awesome soundtrack!"

zack_turner_8690 shared a tip "Unexpected and great"

emma_balaiban shared a tip "funny, inspiring"

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nimzworld shared a tip "Movie was really real and beautiful. Inspiring as well."

da_1833 shared a tip "Wonderful movie. Character development is fantastic"

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leanne_strawn shared a tip "Great heartfelt story and lots of freaking delicious looking FOOD!"

kristine_dreesen shared a tip "All around great story!"

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ben_brenner shared a tip "Depicts food culture really well, and is really funny. Great movie"

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a_j_saucedo shared a tip "Very Good family-orienred movie. Try watching WITHOUT getting hungary!"

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sarah_gk_679 shared a tip "Do not watch on an empty stomach :)"

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jasmine_marsh shared a tip "Never to late to start over and try thing you never thought. Listen to the ones who want the best for you but follow your❤"

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elizabeth_planes shared a tip "Great movie"

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katie_ford_8541 shared a tip "Just a 10/10"

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christine_van_dyke shared a tip "Great foodie characters"

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cherie_holguin shared a tip "Great looking food, great music, and a sweet relationship between a father and son!"

chris_terry_8477 shared a tip "Its one of the “hidden gems” in my book"

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ben_ferguson shared a tip "Loved the character development. I loved that it was about food and family. It’s in my top ten."

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christine_fosheim shared a tip "One of my all time favorites!"

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cypress_mcdonald shared a tip "Such a great movie! I watch it with my family all the time!"

kathryn_butterfield shared a tip "Excellent movie for all ages."

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bob_gordon shared a tip "Fun."

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tushar_saxena shared a tip "Don't watch it on an empty stomach..."

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jason_fleming shared a tip "Favreau"

emma_ferreira_6053 shared a tip "Loveeeee it"

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kane_bannister shared a tip "I liked the way he was so passionate about cooking"

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an_doan_3276 shared a tip "Great feel good movie!"

brayden_cabral shared a tip "Just an all around wholesome movie! Definitely in my top 5"

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scott_embree_4655 shared a tip "Love this movie. Watch it all the time"

dave_asteris shared a tip "such a good movie, makes me hungry and inspired to cook everytime"

mary_schuring shared a tip "Touching, sweet, funny and centered on the creation of a food truck, an original idea for a plot."

ben_hornor shared a tip "Love this movie never gets old"

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deanna_okun-nachoff shared a tip "Feel good"

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bean46 shared a tip "There is a bit of language, but overall very good movie!"

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maylee_holmes shared a tip "Amazing movie about family. Loved this one still one of my favorites."

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