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PG-13| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
You are invited to a tasty Thanksgiving dinner that will all at once transport you to four different worlds and take you home again. On the menu this November are turkey, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie -- but also tamales, spring rolls, kugel, mac & cheese, love, betrayal, sibling rivalry, prejudice, politics, uninvited guests, unexpected accidents, outrageous conversations -- and all the other succulent and spicy surprises that arise when modern families come together for an annual meal.

Cast: Alfre Woodard , Dennis Haysbert , Ann Weldon , Mercedes Ruehl , Victor Rivers , Douglas Spain , A Martinez , Lainie Kazan

Director: Gurinder Chadha

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Lionsgate Films, Trimark Pictures

What's Cooking? (2000)

Release Date: January 20th, 2000|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    A big-hearted celebration of the we're-all-in-this- together American way. show more

  • 63
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    More interesting as a sociological study than successful as a movie, What's Cooking? gets more involving as it strolls along. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Her (Chadha) film tastily demonstrates that variety is the spice of not only American life, but of American cuisine. show more

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