Maven's Jewish & Israeli Jewels

The Best Popular movies with Jewish and/or Israeli Themes. Recommended for both English Speaking Jews & non-Jews interested in the Traditions, History, Comedy, Arts and Culture of the Jewish People. Also see:

Maven's Jewish & Israeli Documentaries,
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1.
The Ten Commandments (1956)
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. (220 mins.)
 
2.
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
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Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. (180 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
3.
Exodus (1960)
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The state of Israel is created in 1948, resulting in war with its Arab neighbors. (208 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
4.
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
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An American Army officer is recruited by Jews in Palestine to help them form an army. The surrounding... (146 mins.)
 
5.
Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)
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True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking. (145 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
 
6.
Schindler's List (1993)
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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans. (195 mins.)
 
7.
The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)
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A 16-year-old American girl with an apathetic view towards her Jewish family history finds herself pulled through time into 1941 to a small Polish village where the Nazi have just began their genocidal propaganda. (95 mins.)
Director: Donna Deitch
 
8.
Sword of Gideon (1986 TV Movie)
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Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes. (173 mins.)
 
9.
A Stranger Among Us (1992)
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Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder... (110 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
10.
A Woman Called Golda (1982 TV Movie)
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The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s. (240 mins.)
Director: Alan Gibson
 
11.
Arranged (2007)
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ARRANGED centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman who meet as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn... (90 mins.)
 
12.
Avalon (1990)
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A Polish-Jewish family comes to the USA at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land. (128 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
13.
Crossfire (1947)
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A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why? (86 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
14.
Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)
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A Protestant WWII pilot and a Jewish girl fall in love in Jerusalem, even though their diverse backgrounds threaten to pull them apart. (95 mins.)
Director: Moshe Mizrahi
 
15.
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
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In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village. (181 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
16.
Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
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A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred. (118 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
17.
Holocaust (1978 Mini-Series)
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The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community. (475 mins.)
 
18.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1999 Video)
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A humourously musical retelling of the Biblical story of Joseph. (76 mins.)
Director: David Mallet
 
19.
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
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When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. (116 mins.)
Director: Roberto Benigni
 
20.
Miracle at Moreaux (1985 TV Movie)
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A French Catholic boarding school allows three Jewish children to take refuge at Christmas during the Nazi occupation. (58 mins.)
Director: Paul Shapiro
 
21.
Biloxi Blues (1988)
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A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon. (106 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
22.
Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
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Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents... (108 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
 
23.
Lost in Yonkers (1993)
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In the summer of 1942, two young boys are sent to stay with their stern grandmother and their childlike aunt in Yonkers, New York. (114 mins.)
Director: Martha Coolidge
 
24.
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
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After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor. (111 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
25.
QB VII (1974 Mini-Series)
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A physician sues a novelist for publishing statements implicating the doctor in Nazi war crimes. (390 mins.)
 
26.
School Ties (1992)
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Set in the 1950s, a star-quarterback is given an opportunity to attend an elite preparatory school but must conceal the fact that he is Jewish. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Mandel
 
27.
The Chosen (1981)
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In 1944, in Brooklyn, two Jewish kids become friends. One is from a very conservative family, and the other is more liberal. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations and the formation of Israel cause constant friction. (108 mins.)
 
28.
Screen Two (1985 TV Series)
Episode: The Impossible Spy (1987)
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Young Israeli husband Eli Cohen is recruited by the Mossad in the early 1960's and sent to Syria. Telling...
 
29.
The Pianist (2002)
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A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. (150 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
30.
The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
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A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police. (100 mins.)
Director: Gérard Oury
 
31.
Man of God (2005)
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Stars Peter Weller, Nikki Reed & Jason Behr (99 mins.)
Director: Jefery Levy
 
32.
The Frisco Kid (1979)
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A Polish rabbi wanders through the Old West on his way to lead a synagogue in San Francisco. On the way he is nearly burnt at the stake by Indians and almost killed by outlaws. (119 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
33.
Uprising (2001 TV Movie)
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Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943. (177 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
 
34.
Defiance (2008)
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Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants. (137 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
35.
Joseph (1995 TV Movie)
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The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic... (185 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
36.
Moses (1995 TV Movie)
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A retelling of the bible story. Pharaoh Ramses decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother... (188 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
37.
The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
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Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac. (174 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
38.
Abraham (1993 Mini-Series)
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The Old Testament story of Abraham and the trials he endures. Commanded by God to lead his family to... (175 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
39.
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.)
 
40.
Shalom Sesame (2010 TV Series)
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A series for preschoolers featuring the globe-trotting Muppet Grover, will explore Jewish identity and traditions and will film on location at several Israeli sites, including the Western Wall.
“ Multiple-episodes in this TV-Series ” - Mav Ven
 
41.
Jakob the Liar (1999)
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In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out near curfew... (120 mins.)
Director: Peter Kassovitz
 
42.
Shining Through (1992)
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An American woman of Irish, Jewish-German parentage goes undercover in Nazi Germany. (132 mins.)
Director: David Seltzer
 
43.
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
 
44.
The Wave (1981 Short Film)
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An experiment in an American High School where students learn how easy it is to be seduced by the same social forces which led to the horrors of Nazi Germany. Based on a true story. (44 mins.)
Director: Alex Grasshoff
 
45.
Resistance (2003)
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On 16 January 1944, a reconnaissance pilot survives a plane crash in Delahaut in the Nazi occupied Belgium... (92 mins.)
Director: Todd Komarnicki
 
46.
One Night with the King (2006)
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The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves... (123 mins.)
 
47.
The Odessa File (1974)
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Following the suicide of an elderly Jewish man, a journalist in possession of the man's diary investigates the alleged sighting of a former SS captain, who allegedly commanded a concentration camp during WWII. (130 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
 
48.
Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (1989 TV Movie)
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A biographical portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal, famous Nazi Hunter. From his imprisonment in a Nazi Concentration Camp... (160 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
 
49.
Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
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A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local. (106 mins.)
Director: Liev Schreiber
 
50.
Samson and Delilah (1949)
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When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret. (131 mins.)
 
51.
David (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us... (190 mins.)
 
52.
Divided We Fall (2000)
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In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution. (120 mins.)
Director: Jan Hrebejk
 
53.
The Island on Bird Street (1997)
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Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp... (107 mins.)
 
54.
Europa Europa (1990)
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A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth. (112 mins.)
 
55.
Out of the Ashes (2003 TV Movie)
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Based on a true story, this heart-wrenching film follows the journey of Gisella Perl (Christine Lahti), a Jewish-Hungarian doctor who manages to... (113 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
56.
The Jazz Singer (1980)
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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of being a popular singer. (115 mins.)
 
57.
Hester Street (1975)
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It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have... (89 mins.)
 
58.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair. (116 mins.)
 
59.
Black Book (2006)
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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. (145 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
60.
Rosenstrasse (2003)
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After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew. (136 mins.)
 
61.
Esther (1999 TV Movie)
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Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians... (90 mins.)
Director: Raffaele Mertes
 
62.
Solomon (1997 TV Movie)
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David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon... (180 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
63.
Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)
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A dramatic recreation of the Wannsee Conference where the Nazi Final Solution phase of the Holocaust was devised. (96 mins.)
Director: Frank Pierson
 
64.
The Reader (2008)
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Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial. (124 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
 
65.
A Price Above Rubies (1998)
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About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because... (117 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
 
66.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
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Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Herman
 
67.
The Diary of Anne Frank (2009 Mini-Series)
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Based on the diary of a teenage girl in hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. (150 mins.)
 
68.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. (153 mins.)
 
69.
Yentl (1983)
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A Jewish girl disguises herself as a boy to enter religious training. (132 mins.)
 
70.
Munich (2005)
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Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day. (164 mins.)
 
71.
The Debt (2010)
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In 1965, three Mossad agents cross into East Berlin to apprehend a notorious Nazi war criminal. Thirty years later, the secrets the agents share come back to haunt them. (113 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
72.
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
 
73.
Crossing Delancey (1988)
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A Manhattan single meets a man through her Jewish grandmother's matchmaker. (97 mins.)
 
74.
Left Luggage (1998)
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Against a background of holocaust memories, a liberal Jewish girl becomes a nanny to a young Jewish boy with a disability, and grows fond of him. (100 mins.)
Director: Jeroen Krabbé
 
75.
Sophie's Choice (1982)
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After spending time with his new neighbors, an aspiring writer realizes they are harboring deep secrets that will forever change him. (150 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
 
76.
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009 TV Movie)
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The story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who was part of the Polish underground during World War II and was arrested by the Nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto. (95 mins.)
 
77.
The Pawnbroker (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A Jewish pawnbroker, victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions. (116 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
78.
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
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An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
79.
Train of Life (1998)
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In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine. (103 mins.)
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
 
80.
Fateless (2005)
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14-year-old György's life is torn apart in World War II Hungary as he is sent to a concentration camp where he is forced to become a man, and learns to find happiness in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish. (140 mins.)
Director: Lajos Koltai
 
81.
Amen. (2002)
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During WWII SS officer Kurt Gerstein tries to inform Pope Pius XII about Jews being sent to extermination camps. Young Jesuit priest Riccardo Fontana helps him in the difficult mission to inform the world. (132 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
82.
The Grey Zone (2001)
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A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone. (108 mins.)
 
83.
Landscape After Battle (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food... (109 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
84.
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985 TV Movie)
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The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust. (200 mins.)
Director: Lamont Johnson
 
85.
David & Layla (2005)
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Star-crossed lovers, David & Layla- Romeo & Juliet in New York with a twist!. Inspired by a true story, a spicy romantic comedy...via Iraq & Jerusalem. (106 mins.)
Director: Jay Jonroy
 
86.
Funny Girl (1968)
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The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfield girl, subsequent career and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein. (151 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
87.
Funny Lady (1975)
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Story of singer Fanny Brice's stormy relationship with showman Billy Rose. (136 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
88.
Ivanhoe (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
89.
The Infidel (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An identity crisis comedy centred on Mahmud Nasir, successful business owner, and salt of the earth East End Muslim who discovers that he's adopted - and Jewish. (105 mins.)
 
90.
The Angel Levine (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Morris Mishkin is a elderly religious Jew in New York. His wife Fanny is very ill. He's a tailor, but he can't work because his back has given out... (104 mins.)
Director: Ján Kadár
 
91.
Sarah's Key (2010)
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In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942. (111 mins.)
 
92.
Surviving Hitler: A Love Story (2010 Documentary)
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A Jewish teenager and an injured soldier join a doomed plot to kill Hitler. They face almost certain death, yet luck and love shine upon them as they outwit Nazi terror and become the first couple married in post-war Berlin. (66 mins.)
 
93.
Love and Debate (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Jordan Landa (Philips) encounters a gridlock on her road to adulthood. (96 mins.)
 
94.
The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Jewish Jack-the-lad David seriously fancies smart, rich Anglo-Saxon Carrie as soon as he first offends her in a Boston bar... (86 mins.)
 
95.
Max (2002)
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A film studying the depiction of a friendship between an art dealer named Rothman and his student, Adolf Hitler. (106 mins.)
Director: Menno Meyjes
 
96.
The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie... (117 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
97.
Reuniting the Rubins (2010)
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One man's mission to follow his dream is comically halted in its tracks at the request of his dear, but difficult, aged Jewish mother who is hell-bent on seeing her warring dysfunctional grown up grandchildren together one last time before she dies. (97 mins.)
Director: Yoav Factor
 
98.
The Serpent's Egg (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Ingmar Bergman's The Serpent's Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American... (119 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
99.
Never Love a Stranger (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Following the life of an orphan and the events that change his life and lead him into a life of crime. (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Stevens
 
100.
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society... (120 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff