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- AKA: Dandelion, De paardenbloem, Ja sitten syödään, Tampopo - Magische Nudeln, Tampopo - Os Brutos Também Comem Spaghetti, Одуванчик, タンポポ, 蒲公英
- Country: Japan
- IMDB Rating: 7.9
- Genres: Comedy
- Release: 1987-09-01
- Director: Jûzô Itami
- Writers: Jûzô Itami (screenplay)
- Language: Japanese
- Stars: Tsutomu Yamazaki , Nobuko Miyamoto , Kôji Yakusho , Ken Watanabe
- Runtime: 114 min
- Awards: 6 wins & 4 nominations.
- Plot: In this humorous paean to the joys of food, the main story is about trucker Goro, who rides into town like a modern Shane to help Tampopo set up the perfect noodle soup restaurant. Woven into this main story are a number of smaller stories about the importance of food, ranging from a gangster who mixes hot sex with food, to an old woman who terrorizes a shopkeeper by compulsively squeezing his wares.