Two truck drivers, the experienced Gorō and a younger sidekick named Gun, stop at a decrepit roadside ramen noodle shop owned by a widow, Tampopo. Gorō rescues her son from bully schoolmates. He also gets knocked out defending her honor. After Gorō says her ramen noodles are "sincere, but lack character," she asks him to become her teacher.
Japan | 1985 | Comedy | 1h 54m | NR Director: Jûzô Itami Stars: Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken Watanabe, Nobuko Miyamoto
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