Tortilla Soup
Tortilla Soup (2001)

Retired Mexican-American chef Martin Naranjo shares an L.A. home with his three gorgeous, but single, adult daughters. Though he long ago lost his ability to taste, Martin still lives to cook incredibly lavish dinners for his loved ones and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 24, 2001
DVD Release Date: January 15, 2002
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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An English remake of Ang Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman, Tortilla Soup is as charming and flavorful as the dishes it features.

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

Only some of the characterizations exhibit subtlety, though most of the performances have considerable charm.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

If your erotic inclinations tilt toward the table, Tortilla Soup will probably offer nothing short of hardcore pleasure. If not, but see it you must, close your eyes and think of other appetites.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

While this cheerful film has nothing particularly new to say about the ties that hold family members together even when they're driving each other crazy, it's a pleasure to watch such a talented ensemble at work.

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Ken Eisner

Thanks to a perfectly blended ensemble led by Hector Elizondo, in his best screen role to date, Tortilla Soup is a warm-blooded winner with equal emphasis placed on taste buds and heartstrings.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

The writers have swiped Lee's basic premise and main characters, while pretty much ignoring his skill and sensitivity.

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Joyce Slaton
Common Sense Media

A harmless comedy that will make your mouth water.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Though the cast are willing, the movie plods along in need of the zingy flavours and hot spices we see going into Elizondo's cooking.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

A filling but unoriginal dish.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

This movie has a lot of heart and soul into it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Sunil Jawahir
Really great movie about family and acheiving dreams.
Donna Dawson
Funny and charming, but not as good as the original version of Ang Lee's. But the cooking is good and will make you hungry just watching them eat their… More
Leo L
Love this movie! A Hispanic version of "Eat Drink Man Woman". Great!