Eat Drink Man Woman (Yin shi nan nu) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Eat Drink Man Woman (Yin shi nan nu) Reviews

February 10, 2014
Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman is tender without being mushy, sweet without being syrupy -- and surprising in ways that can only make you smile.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 10, 2014
But by the end, I felt that Lee had, so to speak, stuck a little too closely to the recipe: His movie is moderately enjoyable in a been-there, done-that sort of way.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 10, 2014
Eat Drink Man Woman may not just amuse and entertain you. It's likely to make you very hungry, too-perhaps for more than food.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 3, 2014
That guarantee of good taste is, finally, a bit of a downer; there are plenty of surprises, but no hint of risk.
February 2, 2009
Mildly charming.
July 23, 2008
Ambitious and entertaining.
January 26, 2006
The food metaphor never carries weight, and the characterisations are too shallow to lend the film emotional punch.
May 20, 2003
Wonderfully seductive, and nicely knowing about all of its characters' appetites.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
The movie's main appeal -- beyond stomach yearnings caused by its cuisine -- comes from the actors, who infuse their archetypal roles with comedic appeal.
January 1, 2000
Eat Drink Man Woman is a delicacy but also something more -- something like food for the heart.
January 1, 2000
Who said foreign films can't be fun?
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
A spicy, well-written comedy about family, food and independence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 3, 1994
The personalities in this well-drawn family combine to produce subtle new flavors -- and in the end, no one is spiced as you'd imagined they'd be.
Full Review | Original Score: A-