The Hundred-Foot Journey Synopsis
A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Manages to be a satisfying meal, if not quite a feast, for famished adult audiences.
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
A trifle bland, but with enough virtues to make it palatable to audiences who want comfort food, not a challenge, when they go to the...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The result is that this is one of those rare movies that gets better as it goes along.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Zwecker
Overall this is a solid, intelligent movie about the joys of expanding our horizons — in all directions.
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Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
Almost embarrassingly enjoyable, despite the fact that — or maybe because — it's ridiculous in a shiny, Hollywood way.
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By Kate Erbland
An amiable cast and a satisfying enough story make The Hundred-Foot Journey stick to your ribs, even if it’s hard to swallow early on.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Although the outcome is as predetermined as a prix-fixe menu, the storytelling is as smooth as goose-liver pate through a pastry nozzle.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It would be curmudgeonly to count all the ways in which The Hundred-Foot Journey is unsurprising, unrealistic, unnecessary.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The heavy plot sauce weighs down the movie. Director Lasse Hallstrom had similar buoyancy problems in 2000's bewilderingly Oscar-nominated...
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By Justin Chang
Scrumptious as it all is, it hurts to watch chefs so committed to excellence in a movie so content to settle for attractive mediocrity.
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A delicious journey

By jeffny2003
A wonderful film about a young Indian man's dream to become a master chef. Helen Mirren, as always, gives a strong performance, they even mange to sneak in a witty referral to her as "Queen". Since...

The best kind of movie.

By karlknoll
I am so grateful that occasionally Hollywood still puts out a movie like this one. Beautifully filmed, wonderfully written and impeccably acted. This was absolutely entertaining and uplifting and...


By janettesayyes
It truly played to the senses! We thoroughly enjoyed this movie. Helen Mirin as usual did an excellent job as well as all the cast members! The actor who played Hassan was just dreamy....could...

Uplifting, beautiful scenery, great acting

By nancylh
I was so impressed with the locale of this movie and all the wonderful food! Helen Mirren, was, of course, fabulous. Well worth seeing - a real joy!...

Very good

By Richardhyan131
True foodie movie....

Food, Love and one more Star!

By silversinmarin
What an enjoyable movie, foodie or not! Winfrey and Spielberg whipped up a great recipe for enjoyment!! Beautiful scenery, great music and it leaves you feeling good all over! And a little hungry! Go...

By vschrager81191
Very good definitely going to see it again...

By dansx5
Just got added to one of my all time favorite movies! Great cast!...

100 foot journey

By Chris32550
A nicely made movie with a pleasing storyline. The blending of cultures and the ultimate success of cooperation via respect and good sense comes over well. Ms Mirren excelled as did the cast who...

Great fun movie to see

By amelieartist
Saw the movie last night with three friends. It was wonderful, whimsical and humorous. The relationships between the actors was extremely well played....

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Rated PG | For Language, Brief Sensuality, Some Violence and Thematic Elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Cultures clash in the kitchen in warm family drama.
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