What's your favorite meal scene is a movie?

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  1. expatincanada profile image60
    expatincanadaposted 12 years ago

    Matthew McConaughey eating oysters, A Time to Kill – Matthew McConaughey eating oysters………need I say more?

  2. timorous profile image78
    timorousposted 12 years ago

    Meg Ryan having an orgasm in a diner, in When Harry Met Sally.  After which another patron tells the waitress "I'll have what she's having".

    Or Steve Martin playing a dimwit (in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) who asks, in the presence of a female dinner guest, "May I go to the bathroom".  Michael Caine gives his consent, and the Steve Martin character sits there staring into space with a glazed look in his eyes.

    1. Lily Rose profile image85
      Lily Roseposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      When I read the thread topic, the only thing that came to mind was When Harry Met Sally, the diner scene!  I do remember the Steve Martin one, too, now that you mention it - another great one!

  3. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 12 years ago

    I have a few favorites. 91/2 weeks has some hot scenes but I always like the subtle much better.

    Marie Antoinette eating pastry?


  4. msannec profile image61
    msannecposted 12 years ago

    Soul Food - The Movie

  5. Bill Yovino profile image89
    Bill Yovinoposted 12 years ago

    Under the Tuscan Sun, when she serves the workers an amazing meal.

  6. profile image0
    Onusonusposted 12 years ago

    "Stand by me" the cherry pie eating contest

    1. waynet profile image70
      waynetposted 12 years agoin reply to this


  7. Cagsil profile image77
    Cagsilposted 12 years ago

    Robin Williams, as Mrs. Doubtfire. The restaurant scene where it reveals his identity.


  8. Stevennix2001 profile image84
    Stevennix2001posted 12 years ago

    final dinner scene in the dark comedy, "the last supper."  enough said.

  9. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 12 years ago


    "The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover"

    The cook roasts the wife's lover, she feeds him to her husband-the thief.

    1. wyanjen profile image73
      wyanjenposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Is this an American film? When was it released?

      This is completely f#$*ed up. I just have to see it.

  10. pakpub profile image74
    pakpubposted 12 years ago

    Lady and the tramp sharing a spaghetti meal.

  11. Pauladance.co.uk profile image60
    Pauladance.co.ukposted 12 years ago

    Still 'Lady and the Tramp', the Spagetti dinner.  Yes, I do always cry!

  12. sabrinaaq profile image61
    sabrinaaqposted 12 years ago

    In 'No Reservations' the spaghetti!!!! smile

  13. KCC Big Country profile image84
    KCC Big Countryposted 12 years ago

    "Animal House" scene with the late John Belushi stuffing his cheeks with mashed potatoes in the school cafeteria after announcing "see if you can guess what I am now" after Babs says "that boy is a P-I-G, pig".

    He pops his cheeks, mashed potatoes go everywhere and he proudly says...."a zit, get it?"   A huge food fight ensues!

  14. mega1 profile image69
    mega1posted 12 years ago

    My all time favorite was in the 1963 film Tom Jones - with Albert Finney as Tom having dinner with a floozy in a roadside inn - it was the way they ate the roast chicken!  wooooohoooo!

    1. Pcunix profile image92
      Pcunixposted 12 years agoin reply to this


      That was something else!

      I wonder if that is on Netflix.. Have to go look.

  15. lrohner profile image67
    lrohnerposted 12 years ago

    Joy Luck Club when the non-Asian hubby totally messes up Chinese etiquette at his first meal with the family.

    And I know it's not a movie or a meal, but any time I think of entertainment and food, my mind shoots directly to Lucille Ball in the candy factory. smile

  16. manlypoetryman profile image78
    manlypoetrymanposted 12 years ago

    Christmas Vacation Turkey Scene


  17. fucsia profile image60
    fucsiaposted 12 years ago

    this from "Nine And A Half Weeks", if we can talk about meal ...


  18. profile image0
    DoorMattnomoreposted 12 years ago

    what about Bob.

  19. Diane Inside profile image76
    Diane Insideposted 12 years ago

    I didn't start out as a meal scene but the fight Mark and Daniel in Bridget Jones' Diary where they start in the street and wind there way through a restaurant breaking up the place disturbing the meals and a birthday song all the while the music score was "It's raining men." I was priceless.

  20. Flightkeeper profile image66
    Flightkeeperposted 12 years ago

    Oh my god, there's one scene in Monty Python's The Meaning of Life where Eric Idle's in a nice restaurant at the piano playing a song about it being awfully nice to have a pen*s.  Then this freaking huge man comes in to have his dinner, hurls and orders everything in the menu. He eats so much and hurls throughout and John Cleese keeps feeding him until the last little bit makes him explode. Aaaaaaaaggghhhh!

    It's not my favorite but it's so disgustingly memorable. big_smile

    1. timorous profile image78
      timorousposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      "Ah..I hope Monseur is feeling better"?
      "Yeah...better get a bucket, I'm going to throw up".

      The whole Mr. Creosote bit would simply be too gross if they hadn't made it way over the top.  That's what made it so hilarious.

      One of my favourites too.

      1. WryLilt profile image90
        WryLiltposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Would you like a thin little wafer? Just one, thin, little, wafer!

  21. Ivorwen profile image68
    Ivorwenposted 12 years ago

    I love it in Secondhand Lions, when they are at the diner.

    It is not so much the eating, as the scene that follows.

  22. GoTo Gal profile image75
    GoTo Galposted 12 years ago

    Beetle Juice Day-O


  23. anniedee profile image63
    anniedeeposted 12 years ago

    Re: What About Bob

    Hahahaha yes, I used to mimic this when I was a kid. Love it


    1. profile image53
      lfraiteriposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      The scene in Rocky Horror after eddie(meat loaf) is killed, they are having dinner at the table when someone mentions Eddie and Tim Curry says "Yes, Eddie, thats a rather tender subject right now" and everyone realizes they are eating eddie.

  24. IntimatEvolution profile image71
    IntimatEvolutionposted 12 years ago

    The dinner table scene in the animated Walt Disney movie, The Beauty and the Beast.

  25. bayoulady profile image68
    bayouladyposted 12 years ago

    Anne of Greene Gables/ She has discovered a mouse in the pudding because she forgot to put the top cloth  on it.She dishes the mouse  out and is planning to tell ,but  she just can't confess to Marilla. Then just as a guest is about to eat the pudding Anne screams and tells the truth. Cracks me up...

  26. sim0n30 profile image60
    sim0n30posted 12 years ago

    Pulp fiction.

    Vincent: Douglas Sirk steak, and a vanilla Coke.
    Buddy Holly: How would you like that? Burnt to a crisp or bloody as hell?
    Vincent: Bloody as hell.

    Its the only way to have a steak.

  27. calebacea097 profile image60
    calebacea097posted 12 years ago

    my favorit is the meal in the good the bad an the ugly where blue eyes is talking bucho and feeding him right before he tortures him and shortly after clint enters and sits in the same seat

  28. profile image55
    Dahlinkposted 6 years ago

    Eating Raoul dinner party. Grossest, one of the Silence of the Lambs with Anthony Hopkins serving Ray Lotta his own brains.

  29. Live to Learn profile image61
    Live to Learnposted 6 years ago

    It has to be the scene in the Lobster House in 'My Best Friend's Wedding'


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