Comme un chef (Le Chef)
Comme un chef (Le Chef) (2014)

Self-taught aspiring chef Jacky (MichaŽl Youn) has the talent, but not the luck. Star chef Alexandre Lagarde (Jean Reno) is in danger of losing his reputation, along with his beloved restaurant. Fate brings the two together and helps them… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 20, 2014
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Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Peter Keough
Boston Globe

About as exciting as the PBJ and flat diet soda I just had for lunch.

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Bruce Ingram
Chicago Sun-Times

It's meant to be a soufflť-light charmer, but the bland, predictable French comedy Le Chef basically falls flat.

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Brian Orndorf

If you laugh, Le Chef is working. If you cringe, it's best to walk out and request a refund.

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Mark Jenkins
Washington Post

The film's payoff is about as novel as a scoop of lemon sorbet.

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Matthew Lickona
San Diego Reader

Very light French foodie comedy, seasoned with a touch of romance, that never quite boils over into farce.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

A cinematic meal that goes down fairly easily, but isn't tasty enough to be memorable.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

An amusing soufflť of a comedy that pokes fun at foodies while honoring the art of those who cook for them.

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Leba Hertz
San Francisco Chronicle

It's definitely not love at first sight for this odd couple, which makes for good laughs, but their love of food and life enables them to find the right mix of ingredients for a very funny movie.

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

As insubstantial and flavorless as one of the newfangled molecular dishes that Lagarde so vehemently despises.

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Despite a light, breezy tone and a likable cast, this film doesn't really amount to much outside of some empty and hollow storytelling, with one incredibly… More