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DocumentaryComedyHistoryFoodMystery
20141h 11mOn: Rent or Buy Only

From New York City to the farmlands of the Midwest, there are 50,000 Chinese restaurants in the U.S., yet one dish in particular has conquered the American culinary landscape with a force befitting its military moniker—“General Tso’s Chicken.” But who was General Tso and how did this dish become so ubiquitous? Ian Cheney’s delightfully insightful documentary charts the history of Chinese Americans through the surprising origins of this sticky, sweet, just-spicy-enough dish that we’ve adopted as our own.The Search for General Tso is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 3 others. It's a comedy and documentary movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (1,624 votes).

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#9,276 Ranked Movie

#31 Ranked in Food Movies

#845 Ranked in History Movies

#1100 Ranked in Documentary Movies

The Search for General Tso has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (1,624 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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