To prove a point about measuring up and fitting in, Texas teen Willowdean “Dumplin’” Dickson enters a local pageant run by her ex-beauty queen mom.
A rich woman, Mrs. Li, is losing her attractiveness and longs for passion with her husband, who is having an affair with his younger and more attractive masseuse. In order to boost her image, she seeks out the help of Aunt Mei, a local chef. Mei cooks her some special dumplings which she claims to be effective for rejuvenation, but these dumplings hide a terrible secret.
Crime comedy set in a village somewhere in Bavaria, centering around a village policeman's attempt to solve a murder case, his chaotic private life and the dysfunctional relationship with his wacky father.
In the morning after a wild marriage between two police officers Franz Eberhofer finds himself woken from heavy-armed special forces, who arrest him because of suspected murder. His boss, inspector Barschl, was found dead, killed by Franz' knife in his back - furthermore he and Franz were known in the whole village as archrivals. Franz is lucky that his father can testify an alibi for him, so that he is released again. Together with his friend and colleague Rudi Birkenberger they try to prove his innocence and to find the true murderer. However, there are more Problems to be solved: like Paul, his grandma's young love, or his girlfriend Susi, who pushes for marriage.
A roving bachelor gets saddled with three children and a wealth of trouble when the youngsters stumble upon a huge gold nugget. They join forces with two bumbling outlaws to fend off the greedy townspeople and soon find themselves facing a surly gang of sharpshooters.
After being thrown out of his home by his wife for being promiscuous, Mark finds himself back at Dumpling Farm, a place of youthful memories and parties, but things aren't quite right. His old buddy Ian, who has never left the place, is possessed by a group of demonic, flesh-eating Witches. Using Ian and his farm, these beautiful Witches honey trap Mark and his friends to consume their souls.
Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved in an army supply theft case -- and, of course, gets in lots of comic trouble along the way!
A story about the adventures of a girl made out of dumplings, who along with a bunny, goes on a trip to Toruń, the land of gingerbread.
Two brothers are brought together again by the death of their father. They try to distract the mother from her loss by convincing her to make dumplings for them and their friends. They fake an enormous demand just to keep her busy, not knowing what to do with all the dumplings …
a 30-minute short film about meeting someone new and falling in love. Deeply depressed and heartbroken, Marvin is forced by his brother to use a love potion so that his aching heart would be cured. While dining at a dumpling stall, 'Siomai Sa Tisa' (Siomai Of Tisa), he meets a pretty nursing student. After having a short conversation, he feels mysteriously drawn to her so he tries to use the love potion to win her heart. Will the love potion work, or will their love take its course even without it?
Tsi-bing, a wealthy entrepreneur, loses his loving wife and all his properties due to the scheme of his conniving mistress. Unbeknownst to him, his precocious and sweet daughter sells rice dumplings secretly at night to help her family through this ordeal⋯
Two brothers - a business man and a musician , have nothing in common and live two different lives. The death of their father brings them together. To distract their beloved mother from grief they convince her to make dumplings for them and their friends everyday. This innocent request leads to unforeseen consequences.
From the guys that brought you Napoleon Dynamite comes this hilarious Napoleon-topping award-winning comedy. Super-nerdy Gavin Gore and his friends stumble on some huge footprints in the woods. A local cop, reporter and a renowned Sasquatch authority investigate, while two of Gavin's stoner neighbours hatch a scheme to profit from the situation
An ex-boxer desperate to connect with his only son gives him a gift on his 21st birthday that will change their lives forever.
Yin and Lee are making dumplings in the kitchen of their restaurant. Yin is kneading dough; Lee is cutting meat and vegetables to make the filling. They are preparing the favourite food of their daughter Tim Tim, who passed away three years before. While they are cautiously folding the dumplings, they are thinking of the beautiful and painful moments. In silence... each with their own memories.
Once up on a time, there was an ugly and violent monster. Because he was ugly, everybody disliked him. One day, the monster came to the small town to get some food and found a small girl. The monster tried to eat her, but something happened to him and changed him.
To provide for his young family, a food vendor searches for customers in the ancient city of Hue from sunset until the early morning. An insight into the the life of a banh bao vendor. Hoa, 42; a farmer by day who has been selling banh bao on Hue’s streets for 12 years. Hoa cycles from his country home to Hue every afternoon to sell a barrel load of the Vietnamese dumplings and provide for his young family.
“Three” is an anthology of three horror shorts from three different Asian countries.In "Dumplings" an aging actress wishing to reclaim her youth goes to a woman who makes dumplings that supposedly have regenerative properties; however, they contain a gruesome secret ingredient. In "Box" a soft spoken young woman has a bizarre recurring nightmare about being buried in a box in the snow. Searching for her long lost sister, she realizes her dreams and reality may possibly be connected. In "The Cut" a successful film director and his wife are kidnapped by an extra, who forces the director to play his sadistic games. If he fails, his wife’s fingers will be chopped off one by one every five minutes
When daydreaming introvert, Christine's car won't start on Christmas Eve she is forced to ask her crush/co-worker Sam for a lift to deliver a large takeout order.
Carls the eldest of three brothers and is expected to be a role model for the family. He wants to show his family that he made the right choice to move away. However, youngest brother Adam's unexpected hostility reveals the problems with Carls choices.