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Today's Special (2009)

R
99 min | Comedy

In this super-feel-good foodie comedy, young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and his passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
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Aasif Mandvi (screenplay) (play "Sakina's Restaurant") | Jonathan Bines (screenplay)
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$ 90,639
Gross (USA)
$ 317,831
Gross (World)
$ 317,831
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Release date
Nov 11, 2009 (United States)

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6.6 / 10 | 5,747 votes