The Hundred-Foot Journey
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

In "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in the quaint… More

Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 8, 2014
DVD Release Date: December 2, 2014
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Director Lasse Hallström does lovely work and Helen Mirren is always worth watching, but The Hundred-Foot Journey travels predictable ground already covered by countless feel-good dramedies.

Wesley Morris
Grantland

If the movie is high on gastronomy, it also redefines cooking with gas.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Hallström, who also directed Chocolat, follows the foodie-cinema aesthetic by filming the dishes in a gleaming sumptuousness designed to make you famished.

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times

How wrong can you go shooting in the south of France? Or shooting Helen Mirren? Not with a gun. She can turn 103 and she'll still be alluring, even when she's being haughty.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Linus Sandgren's camera caresses the cuisine like an ecstatic lover. It brought out the foodie in me.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

Food porn with a sweet albeit predictable menu.

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Jared Mobarak
The Film Stage

Everything that happens does so purposefully to get to the next checkpoint, but in a naturalistic way thanks to the humor and performances.

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Bill Zwecker
Chicago Sun-Times

Mirren's Madame Mallory unctuously oozes her dedication to perfection from every pore -- and it's truly delicious to watch her work her magic up on the screen.

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Sean Tepper
Globe and Mail

At its core, The Hundred-Foot Journey is a movie about good food, and one man's passion for cooking.

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Sean Axmaker
Seanax.com

... a film for our culture: a feel-good foodie drama of racial tolerance, cross-cultural acceptance, and fusion cuisine.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
I enjoyed this film about a competition between an expensive French restaurant and a bargain-brand Indian restaurant - 100 feet from each other.
Christian C
A wonderfully executed and heartwarming film with good performances. However, there were still some issues I had with the film: the "artistic" use of… More
Nicki Marie
Got to admit, got roped into this one. Wasn't one I would have chosen to watch. It is a good movie. The story about the Indian family moving to France… More
Mark Hobin
Anyone who has ever seen a romantic drama will know precisely how this will all play out. The Hundred-Foot Journey is deliberately calculated, button pushing… More
Julie B
Not too spicy. Not too bland. Somewhat charming, but nothing special.
Kevin M. Williams
In cooking-minded France, Indian immigrants decide to open a restaurant directly across the road from one of the more prestigious culinary establishments.… More