10 Funniest Jewish-Themed Comedies

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1.
Annie Hall (1977)
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Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall. (93 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ My grammy never gave gifts. She was too busy getting raped by Cossacks. ” - j1977
 
2.
Keeping the Faith (2000)
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Two friends, a priest and a rabbi, fall in love with the same woman they knew in their youth, but the religious position of both men denies them romance. (128 mins.)
Director: Edward Norton
“ What do you want me to do? Flagellate myself? Jews don't do that, we plant trees. ” - j1977
 
3.
The Great Dictator (1940)
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Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime. (125 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
“ 'Strange, and I thought you were an Aryan.'
'No. I'm a vegetarian.' ” - j1977
 
4.
Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
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In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills. (91 mins.)
Director: Tamara Jenkins
“ 'I have a mustache?' 'Just a faint one. So do I. That'll get rid of it. Jewish girl's secret weapon.' 'It's a Jewish thing?' ” - j1977
 
5.
The Producers (1967)
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Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop. (88 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ Will the dancing Hitlers please wait in the wings! We are only seeing singing Hitlers. ” - j1977
 
6.
You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
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An Israeli Special Forces Soldier fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist. (113 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
“ 'What's hummus?' 'It's a very tasty diarrhea-like substance.' ” - j1977
 
7.
A Serious Man (2009)
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Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking. (106 mins.)
“ 'And what happened to the goy?' 'The goy? Who cares?' ” - j1977
 
8.
To Be or Not to Be (1983)
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A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion... (107 mins.)
Director: Alan Johnson
“ If it wasn't for Jews, fags, and gypsies, there would be no theater. ” - j1977
 
9.
The Hebrew Hammer (2003)
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An orthodox Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus' evil son. (85 mins.)
“ Shabbat Shalom Motherf----s! ” - j1977
 
10.
When Do We Eat? (2005)
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A family's Passover gets screwy after the patriarch unknowingly ingests a hit of Ecstasy. (86 mins.)
Director: Salvador Litvak
“ Since when are we kosher? ” - j1977