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1. Life Is Beautiful (1997)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.6
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59 Metascore

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.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Votes: 422,440 | Gross: $57.60M

2. This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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44 Metascore

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam Driver

Votes: 54,681 | Gross: $34.29M

3. Shine (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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87 Metascore

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd

Votes: 43,173 | Gross: $35.81M

4. Taking Woodstock (2009)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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55 Metascore

A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton

Votes: 24,736 | Gross: $7.44M

5. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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83 Metascore

An unattractive seventh grader struggles to cope with inattentive parents, snobbish classmates, a smart older brother, an attractive younger sister, and her own insecurities in suburban New Jersey.

Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Heather Matarazzo, Christina Brucato, Victoria Davis, Christina Vidal

Votes: 26,619 | Gross: $4.77M

6. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

Votes: 43,090 | Gross: $18.25M

7. Two Lovers (2008)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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74 Metascore

A Brooklyn-set romantic drama about a bachelor torn between the family friend his parents wish he would marry and his beautiful but volatile new neighbor.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Gwyneth Paltrow, Vinessa Shaw, Anne Joyce

Votes: 29,684 | Gross: $3.15M

8. A Walk on the Moon (1999)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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70 Metascore

The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.

Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Bobby Boriello, Anna Paquin

Votes: 6,796 | Gross: $4.74M

9. Sarah's Key (2010)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, War

7.5
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59 Metascore

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.

Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot

Votes: 13,019 | Gross: $7.69M

10. Jesus of Nazareth (1977 TV Mini-Series)

TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Ressurection, JESUS OF NAZARETH brings to life all the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

Votes: 12,836

11. Death Wish 3 (1985)

X | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police detective to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Deborah Raffin, Ed Lauter, Martin Balsam

Votes: 10,117

12. Clone High (2002–2003)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.3
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The greatest minds of the world have been cloned and are now attending high school together.

Stars: Will Forte, Phil Lord, Michael McDonald, Christa Miller

Votes: 4,644

13. Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)

R | 77 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
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54 Metascore

Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy offers audiences a penetrating look inside the world of Ron Jeremy, America's most unlikely sex star and hero to millions. With nearly 25 years in the ... See full summary »

Director: Scott J. Gill | Stars: Ron Jeremy, William Margold, Al Goldstein, Al Lewis

Votes: 2,157 | Gross: $0.41M

14. La Rafle (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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49 Metascore

A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it.

Director: Rose Bosch | Stars: Jean Reno, Mélanie Laurent, Gad Elmaleh, Raphaëlle Agogué

Votes: 6,583

15. The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.5
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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.

Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy, Paul Freeman, Mimi Rogers

Votes: 3,040

16. Liberty Heights (1999)

R | 127 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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75 Metascore

Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955. Racial integration comes to the high school, TV is killing burlesque, and ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Adrien Brody, Bebe Neuwirth, Joe Mantegna, Ben Foster

Votes: 5,805 | Gross: $3.73M

17. Eyes Wide Open (2009)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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70 Metascore

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.

Director: Haim Tabakman | Stars: Zohar Shtrauss, Ran Danker, Tinkerbell, Tzahi Grad

Votes: 4,947 | Gross: $0.03M

18. Belle épine (2010)

80 min | Drama

6.0
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Two teenage girls bond over drugs, partying, and music after being arrested, trying to find themselves in a difficult world.

Director: Rebecca Zlotowski | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Anaïs Demoustier, Agathe Schlenker, Johan Libéreau

Votes: 604

19. The Gymnast (2006)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.5
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The talented Jane Hawkins (Dreya Weber, Lovely & Amazing) was an impressive gymnast at the top of her game until a devastating injury ended her career. Now she pours the passion, strength ... See full summary »

Director: Ned Farr | Stars: Dreya Weber, Addie Yungmee, David De Simone, Allison Mackie

Votes: 1,681

20. Girl Play (2004)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

4.7
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37 Metascore

Two real-life lesbian actresses meet by chance when they are cast as lovers in a local stage play, and end up actually falling in love.

Director: Lee Friedlander | Stars: Robin Greenspan, Lacie Harmon, Mink Stole, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 671

21. Simon & the Oaks (2011)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

6.4
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62 Metascore

Two boys come of age in Sweden during World War II.

Director: Lisa Ohlin | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Helen Sjöholm, Jan Josef Liefers, Stefan Gödicke

Votes: 2,172 | Gross: $0.15M

22. Homicide (1991)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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A Jewish homicide detective investigates a seemingly minor murder and falls in with a Zionist group as a result.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Joe Mantegna, William H. Macy, Vincent Guastaferro, J.J. Johnston

Votes: 4,692 | Gross: $2.97M

23. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Animation

7.1
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76 Metascore

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry, Richard Feynman, Michèle Oshima

Votes: 2,590 | Gross: $0.13M

24. Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

5.0
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A romantic comedy featuring a Jewish family who struggles coming to terms with their son's non-Jewish and gay boyfriend. When the gay couple adopts a child and it makes headline news, their... See full summary »

Director: Evgeny Afineevsky | Stars: Carmen Electra, Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek, Vincent Pastore

Votes: 415 | Gross: $0.09M

25. Zebrahead (1992)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A white, hip-hop loving teen falls in love with a black girl.

Director: Anthony Drazan | Stars: Michael Rapaport, DeShonn Castle, Kevin Corrigan, Lois Bendler

Votes: 1,001 | Gross: $1.47M

26. It Happened in Saint-Tropez (2013)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Zef's dear wife dies in an accident just as Roni, his wealthy brother, marries his daughter. When the widower arrives with the coffin containing his wife's body right in the middle of the ... See full summary »

Director: Danièle Thompson | Stars: Eric Elmosnino, Lou de Laâge, Kad Merad, Clara Ponsot

Votes: 644

27. A Secret (2007)

105 min | Drama, War

6.9
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72 Metascore

A 15-year-old boy unearths a shocking family secret.

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Cécile De France, Patrick Bruel, Ludivine Sagnier, Julie Depardieu

Votes: 2,557 | Gross: $0.62M

28. Family of Cops (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Thriller, Action

5.6
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A police detective's oversexed daughter is charged with murder when someone kills the wealthy married man she slept with.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Charles Bronson, Angela Featherstone, Sebastian Spence, Kate Trotter

Votes: 677

29. Brooklyn Bridge (1991–1993)

30 min | Drama

8.6
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In 1956 14 year old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, brother Nate along with parents Phyllis and George.

Stars: Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich, Matthew Louis Siegel

Votes: 243

30. Suzie Gold (2004)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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As Suzie Gold's sister prepares to get married, it seems only natural that Suzie's thoughts should turn to the state of her own love-life. While her doting but dysfunctional family ... See full summary »

Director: Ric Cantor | Stars: Ariana Fraval, Daniel Mendoza, Summer Phoenix, Stanley Townsend

Votes: 576

31. It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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An escaped convict tries to hide out at his former lover's house but she has since married and is far from keen on the idea.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Googie Withers, Jack Warner, John McCallum, Edward Chapman

Votes: 808 | Gross: $0.01M

32. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)

R | 117 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

An in-depth look at the rise and fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, including interviews with the scandalized, former politician.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Eliot Spitzer, Alex Gibney, Hulbert Waldroup, Lloyd Constantine

Votes: 1,795 | Gross: $0.19M

33. Tango Shalom

Comedy | Post-production

Moshe, a Hasidic Jew, gets a calling to realize his dream of dancing the tango.

Director: Gabriel Bologna | Stars: Lainie Kazan, Renée Taylor, Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, Joseph Bologna

34. Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A coming-of-age story about a 13-year-old girl trying to fit into both a posh private school and an ordinary public school.

Director: Cathy Randall | Stars: Danielle Catanzariti, Cassandra Jinman, Talia Monaghan, Yen Yen Stender

Votes: 1,229 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Queer Duck: The Movie (2006 Video)

72 min | Animation, Comedy

5.3
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Seymour Duckstein (Queer Duck) leaves his lover, Openly Gator, when he becomes enamored of and marries the Nora-Desmondesque Ms. Buzzard.

Director: Xeth Feinberg | Stars: Jim J. Bullock, Jackie Hoffman, Kevin Michael Richardson, Billy West

Votes: 798

36. Sioux City (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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A young Lakota Sioux, adopted by a wealthy Jewish couple in Beverly Hills, gets in touch with his cultural roots and solves a mystery in this thriller. Because of his upbringing, Jesse ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Diamond Phillips | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Melinda Dillon, Lise Cutter

Votes: 259

37. Will You Merry Me? (2008 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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Rebecca, from an upper class Los Angeles family, and Henry, from choir-singing, tradition-bound Midwestern roots, are in love. Henry pops the question just before Christmas and the kids ... See full summary »

Director: Nisha Ganatra | Stars: Wendie Malick, Cynthia Stevenson, Vikki Krinsky, Tommy Lioutas

Votes: 429

38. 7 Days (2008)

103 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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When one of the brothers (Ohayn) dies, all the whole family comes for Shiva (Jewish tradition,when the family sits seven days at the home after the death one of their family). A large ... See full summary »

Directors: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz | Stars: Ronit Elkabetz, Moshe Ivgy, Yaël Abecassis, Albert Iluz

Votes: 358

39. Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002 TV Movie)

104 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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56 Metascore

It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Negrin | Stars: Luca Zingaretti, Jérôme Anger, Amanda Sandrelli, Franco Castellano

Votes: 408

40. Miss Rose White (1992 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Sister given up by Italian family only to be reunited 22 years later.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Kyra Sedgwick, Maureen Stapleton, Bari Biern

Votes: 205

41. Family Prayers (1993)

PG | 108 min | Drama

6.1
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Director: Scott M. Rosenfelt | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Anne Archer, Tzvi Ratner-Stauber, Julianne Michelle

Votes: 84

42. Let My People Go! (2011)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

6.0
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36 Metascore

At Passover, Reuben, a French-Jewish man living in Finland with his Nordic boyfriend, finds himself back in Paris with his zany family after a lovers' quarrel.

Director: Mikael Buch | Stars: Nicolas Maury, Carmen Maura, Jean-François Stévenin, Amira Casar

Votes: 505 | Gross: $0.02M

43. The Commissar (1967)

110 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Klavdia Vavilova, a Red Army cavalry commissar, is waylaid by an unexpected pregnancy. She stays with a Jewish family to give birth and is softened somewhat by the experience of family life.

Director: Aleksandr Askoldov | Stars: Nonna Mordyukova, Rolan Bykov, Raisa Nedashkovskaya, Lyudmila Volynskaya

Votes: 968 | Gross: $0.39M

44. The Manor (2013)

80 min | Documentary

6.9
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An intimate portrayal of a peculiar Jewish family running a small town strip club, while attempting to nurse their relationships and themselves back to health.

Directors: Shawney Cohen, Mike Gallay | Stars: Gillian Brown, Brenda Cohen, Roger Cohen, Sammy Cohen

Votes: 195

45. Cheese Head (2006)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Ariel and his family spend their summers in an idyllic Jewish country club. 'Cara de Queso' explores the ties that bind in an Argentinean Jewish community.

Director: Ariel Winograd | Stars: Felipe Colombo, Nicolás Condito, Sergio Denis, Inés Efron

Votes: 348

46. The Engagement: My Phamily BBQ 2 (2006)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy

5.4
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David (Andy Gershenzon) is a young man who brings his fiancée Mia (Tenique Mathieu) to an engagement party at his conservative Jewish parents house where they are shocked to see that Mia ... See full summary »

Director: Ytasha Womack | Stars: Andy Gershenzon, Tenique Mathieu, Nancy Baird, Dan Flannery

Votes: 50

47. A Friendship in Vienna (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History

7.1
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Inge Dournenvald and Lise Mueller are best friends in pre-WW2 Austria, despite the fact that Inge is Jewish and Lise is the daughter of a Nazi sympathizer. When they are forbidden to see ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Jane Alexander, Edward Asner, Natasha Bell, Helen Bourne

Votes: 107

48. Just 45 Minutes from Broadway (2012)

R | 112 min | Drama

5.2
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31 Metascore

The story involves the Isaacs, a group of theater actors inhabiting a country home in Westchester County, New York. Present are patriarch George "Grisha" Isaacs (Jack Heller), his wife ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Jaglom | Stars: Tanna Frederick, Judd Nelson, Jack Heller, Diane Salinger

Votes: 33 | Gross: $0.12M

49. Terra Speranza (2002–2003)

60 min

5.4
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The story of two young Italian lovers of different, rival families who are separated after he moves to Brazil and falls for another woman, while she is forced to marry a fascist.

Stars: Paulo Goulart, Reynaldo Gianecchini, Ana Paula Arósio, Raul Cortez

Votes: 161

50. Soft in the Head (2013)

71 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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64 Metascore

"Thrown out of her New York City apartment, Natalia, a 25-year-old hot mess, relies on the kindness of friends and strangers. Seemingly unaware of the havoc she wreaks, she skips from one ... See full summary »

Director: Nathan Silver | Stars: Theodore Bouloukos, Sheila Etxeberría, Mark Gotbaum, Moshe Kessler

Votes: 74