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1.
The Band's Visit (2007)
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A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town. (87 mins.)
Director: Eran Kolirin
 
2.
Lebanon (2009)
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During the First Lebanon War in 1982, a lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town. (93 mins.)
Director: Samuel Maoz
 
3.
Yossi & Jagger (2002)
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Romance blooms between two soldiers (Knoller, Levi) stationed in an Israeli outpost on the Lebanese border. (65 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
4.
The Bubble (2006)
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The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the... (90 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
5.
Beaufort (2007)
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The story of a group of Israeli soldiers stationed in an outpost prior to the withdrawal of forces of 2000. (131 mins.)
Director: Joseph Cedar
 
6.
Footnote (2011)
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Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak. (107 mins.)
Director: Joseph Cedar
 
7.
Eyes Wide Open (2009)
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A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community. (91 mins.)
Director: Haim Tabakman
 
8.
Broken Wings (2002)
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Daphne and her four children try to cope with the abrupt death of husband/father. As the family seems to fall apart, a sudden incident gives them a chance to heal their 'broken wings'. (87 mins.)
Director: Nir Bergman
 
9.
Meduzot (2007)
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Meduzot (the Hebrew word for Jellyfish) tells the story of three very different Israeli women living... (78 mins.)
 
10.
Ushpizin (2004)
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An Orthodox Jewish couple's faith is tested after praying to the Lord for a child on the Succoth holiday. (90 mins.)
Director: Giddi Dar
 
11.
Lemon Popsicle (1978)
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Three friends live their lives in the 1950's each searching for someone to love. (95 mins.)
Director: Boaz Davidson
 
12.
Kadosh (1999)
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Two sisters become victims of the patriarchal, ultra-orthodox society. (110 mins.)
Director: Amos Gitai
 
13.
Rabies (2010)
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A brother and sister who run away from home find sanctuary in a deserted nature reserve. When the sister falls into the trap of a psychopathic killer... (90 mins.)
 
14.
Kippur (2000)
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The film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights... (117 mins.)
Director: Amos Gitai
 
15.
The Secrets (2007)
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In The Secrets, two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing... (127 mins.)
Director: Avi Nesher
 
16.
Or (My Treasure) (2004)
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Or shoulders a lot: she's 17 or 18, a student, works evenings at a restaurant, recycles cans and bottles for cash... (97 mins.)
Director: Keren Yedaya
 
17.
Shifshuf Naim (1981)
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Momo and Yudale take turns mounting Bentzi's foreign buxom cousin, but Yudale and her get stuck together. Momo raises the bar even further by proving the rumors of an accepting older buxom piano tutor, Fritzi. Bentzi looks for love. (90 mins.)
Director: Boaz Davidson
 
18.
The Human Resources Manager (2010)
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A tragi-comedy centered on the HR manager of Israel's largest industrial bakery, who sets out to save the reputation of his business and prevent the publication of a defamatory article. (103 mins.)
Director: Eran Riklis
 
19.
Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi (2003)
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The new math teacher and new school principal discover the 16-year-old underachiever failing classes is really a genius, and the kid's own family's too busy relying on him to mend family fences to notice his brilliance either. (94 mins.)
Director: Shemi Zarhin
 
20.
Yossi (2012)
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This sequel to Yossi and Jagger finds Dr. Yossi Gutmann reminiscing about his love ten years after his death; however, as he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them, Tom, reignites his romantic feelings. (84 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
21.
Fill the Void (2012)
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A young Hasidic Jewish woman is pressured into an arranged levirate marriage to an older widower. (90 mins.)
Director: Rama Burshtein
 
22.
Close to Home (2005)
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Rebellious and outgoing Smadar can't stand types like Mirit. Mirit, introverted and frightened, keeps away from the likes of Smadar... (98 mins.)
 
23.
Turn Left at the End of the World (2004)
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As a family from India moves in to a desert neighborhood in Southern Israel in the 1960's, the family's eldest... (110 mins.)
Director: Avi Nesher
 
24.
Halfon Hill Doesn't Answer (1976)
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Sergio Konstanza, a Swindler, owes money to Mr. Hasson. He escapes to the desert where he joins a wacky... (92 mins.)
Director: Assi Dayan
 
25.
Nina's Tragedies (2003)
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The taboo relationship between young Nadav and his Aunt Nina transcends definition on its way to odd highs and lows. (106 mins.)
Director: Savi Gavison
 
26.
Noodle (2007)
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At thirty-seven, Miri is a twice-widowed, El Al flight attendant. Her well-regulated existence is suddenly... (90 mins.)
Director: Ayelet Menahemi
 
27.
A Matter of Size (2009)
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A comedy about a 'coming out' of a different kind - overweight people learning to accept themselves. (90 mins.)
 
28.
Sweet Mud (2006)
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Set in mid-70's, 12-year old Dvir Avni navigates between the equality values of his home-born Kibbutz and the relationship with his undermined mother, whom the Kibbutz members will to denounce. (90 mins.)
Director: Dror Shaul
 
29.
Kedma (2002)
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In May 1948, shortly before the creation of the State of Israel, hundreds of immigrants from across Europe arrive in Palestine--only to risk arrest by British troops. (100 mins.)
Director: Amos Gitai
 
30.
Campfire (2004)
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The story of one woman's personal battle for acceptance, but also a portrait of a political movement that has forever affected millions of lives in the Middle East. (96 mins.)
Director: Joseph Cedar
 
31.
James' Journey to Jerusalem (2003)
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During his journey to Jerusalem young James learns the meaning of being Israeli. (91 mins.)
 
32.
Jaffa (2009)
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In the city of Jaffa; a young girl plans to run away with her secret lover, when a tragedy forever changes the course of their lives. (106 mins.)
Director: Keren Yedaya
 
33.
Mivtza Savta (1999 TV Movie)
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Mivtza Savta ("Operation Grandma") is a satirical Israeli comedy about three very different brothers... (54 mins.)
Director: Dror Shaul
 
34.
For My Father (2008)
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A suicide bomber becomes dependent on the kindness of strangers when his explosives won't detonate, giving him time to meet some of the people he's targeting. (100 mins.)
Director: Dror Zahavi
 
35.
Yana's Friends (1999)
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Three parallel strories of immigrants in Tel Aviv during the Gulf War and about coming together while sealed in a room during the Scud attacks. (90 mins.)
Director: Arik Kaplun
 
36.
Time of Favor (2000)
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Is today's fanaticism tomorrow's policy? In a West Bank settlement, Rabbi Meltzer has a grand design:... (102 mins.)
Director: Joseph Cedar
 
37.
Saint Clara (1996)
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The year is 1999 and the storyline is actually a number of sub-plots all revolving around the 13-year old Clara... (85 mins.)
 
38.
Sallah (1964)
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The sharp, often hilarious satire that became the most successful film in Israeli history is about new immigrants Sallah and his family... (110 mins.)
Director: Ephraim Kishon
 
39.
Out in the Dark (2012)
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A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sides of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli lawyer. (96 mins.)
Director: Michael Mayer
 
40.
Mivtsa Yonatan (1977)
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In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe... (124 mins.)
Director: Menahem Golan
 
41.
Someone to Run With (2006)
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Through the streets of Jerusalem two teenagers' stories will unite to tell the summer adventure of their lives... (118 mins.)
Director: Oded Davidoff
 
42.
Te'alat Blaumilch (1969)
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A slapstick comedy lampooning bureaucracy and the madness of everyday life in Israel centers on an escaped lunatic who digs up the streets of Tel-Aviv with a drill. (95 mins.)
Director: Ephraim Kishon
 
43.
Lost Islands (2008)
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A family in the 80s with five kids get into a crisis when twin brothers fall in love with the same girl. (103 mins.)
Director: Reshef Levy
 
44.
A Bottle in the Gaza Sea (2011)
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Tal is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza... (100 mins.)
Director: Thierry Binisti
 
45.
The Matchmaker (2010)
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During the summer of 1968 a teenage boy goes to work for a matchmaker who has survived the Holocaust - both their lives are forever altered. (112 mins.)
Director: Avi Nesher
 
46.
The Policeman (1971)
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Azulai is a policeman in Jaffa, whose incompetence is only matched by his soft-heartedness. His superiors want to send him to early retirement... (87 mins.)
Director: Ephraim Kishon
 
47.
Hagiga B'Snuker (1975)
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The story is about two twin brothers, Azriel and Gavriel (both played by Yehuda Barkan). Azriel is a... (95 mins.)
Director: Boaz Davidson
 
48.
Life According to Agfa (1992)
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The film takes place in Tel Aviv, much of it in a fictitious local pub called Barbie, a satirical nickname... (100 mins.)
Director: Assi Dayan
 
49.
Aviva, My Love (2006)
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Aviva, a hard-working hotel cook in the northern Israeli town of Tiberias, is on the brink of finally fulfilling her lifelong dream... (107 mins.)
Director: Shemi Zarhin
 
50.
Big Bad Wolves (2013)
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A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge... (110 mins.)
 
51.
Zaytoun (2012)
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Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee helps an Israeli fighter pilot escape from PLO captivity because he wants to visit his ancestral family home. En route through war-torn Lebanon their relationship develops into a close bond. (110 mins.)
Director: Eran Riklis
 
52.
Bethlehem (2013)
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Tells the story of the complex relationship between an Israeli Secret Service officer and his teenage Palestinian informant... (99 mins.)
Director: Yuval Adler
 
53.
My Father My Lord (2007)
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A respected rabbi is forced to come to terms with the demands of his faith and the welfare of his own family. (72 mins.)
Director: David Volach
 
54.
Antarctica (2008)
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In two days, Omer will hit a milestone; his 30th birthday. Like many his age, he hasn't found himself... (112 mins.)
Director: Yair Hochner
 
55.
Frozen Days (2005)
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A lonely young woman survives a suicide bombing and assumes the identity of one of its victims. As she moves into his apartment her grip on reality starts to crack. (90 mins.)
Director: Danny Lerner
 
56.
Going Steady (1979)
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Teenage romande, parties and sex in 1950s Tel Aviv. Music is at the core of the lives of these teenagers. This iscomedy about three friends. (100 mins.)
Director: Boaz Davidson
 
57.
Hunting Elephants (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In Jerusalem, a bullied teen befriends his grandfather and long lost uncle and soon they decide to solve their financial problems by robbing a bank. (107 mins.)
Director: Reshef Levi
 
58.
Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The movie is a romantic comedy which takes place in Israel during the Austerity period of the 1950s... (88 mins.)
Director: Boaz Davidson
 
59.
Zohi Sdom (2010)
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When ancient Sodom is doomed to destruction due to its people's corrupt ways, Lot is the only righteous man destined to be spared. (90 mins.)
 
60.
Zero Motivation (2014)
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A unit of female Israeli soldiers at a remote desert base bide their time as they count down the minutes until they can return to civilian life. (97 mins.)
Director: Talya Lavie
 
61.
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014)
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After a lukewarm marriage of over twenty years, a woman appeals to her husband's compassion to obtain the desirable divorce document in front of court, which proves to be more challenging than she would expect. (115 mins.)
 
62.
Policeman (2011)
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A member of an Israeli anti-terrorist unit clashes with a group of young radicals. (105 mins.)
Director: Nadav Lapid
 
63.
Snails in the Rain (2013)
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Tel Aviv, Summer 1989.Boaz, a beautiful and alluring linguistics student, receives anonymous, male written, love letters that undermines his sexual identity and interfere his peaceful life with his beloved girlfriend. (82 mins.)
Director: Yariv Mozer
 
64.
The Farewell Party (2014)
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Residents of a retirement home build a machine for self-euthanasia in order to help their terminally ill friend, though they are faced with a series of dilemmas when rumors of the machine begin to spread. (95 mins.)
 
65.
7 Days (2008)
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When one of the brothers (Ohayn) dies, all the whole family comes for Shiva (Jewish tradition,when the... (103 mins.)
 
66.
The Kindergarten Teacher (2014)
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A kindergarten teacher discovers in a five year-old child a prodigious gift for poetry. Amazed and inspired by this young boy, she decides to protect his talent in spite of everyone. (119 mins.)
Director: Nadav Lapid
 
67.
To Take a Wife (2004)
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The story takes place in Haifa, Israel, in 1979, during three days before the Shabbat. A young woman trying to raise three children... (97 mins.)
 
68.
Jeruzalem (2015)
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When a couple of American young adults fly to Israel to visit the city of Jerusalem, a biblical nightmare falls upon the city (94 mins.)
 
69.
The Little Traitor (2007)
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Based on the novel "Panther in the Basement" by the world-renowned author, Amos Oz, the movie takes place in Palestine in 1947... (88 mins.)
Director: Lynn Roth
 
70.
A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
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The story of Amos Oz's youth, set against the backdrop of the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel. The film details the young man's relationship with his mother and his beginnings as a writer, while looking at what happens when the stories we tell become the stories we live. (95 mins.)
Director: Natalie Portman