10 of Film's Most Mouth-Watering Feasts

Prime your holiday appetite with some of the most tantalizing food scenes from movies

Thanksgiving is a time of coming together, of enjoyment, of abundance—in a word, of food. For centuries, the meal has been an American cultural centerpiece, a moment of epicurean indulgence and familial togetherness. And while we remember the feasts of our childhood with heartwarming nostalgia and salivating mouths, the feasts that have the most power over our imagination are the ones we've never actually attended, experienced only through the mind's eye and the magic of editing.

Perhaps it's because they're unattainable that they've become the focus of our hedonistic fantasies. Or maybe it's because multimillion-dollar studio budgets went into creating them. We're too hungry to keep contemplating, so while we raid our fridges, feast your eyes on the most delicious meals in movie history.

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