Most Popular "Jewish Family" Titles
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1. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Jewish man has a wonderful romance with the help of his humour, but must use that same quality to protect his son in a Nazi death camp.
2. Two Lovers (2008)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
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.
4. Taking Woodstock (2009)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.
5. Shine (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Music
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.
7. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
Insightful look at an unattractive 7th grader as she struggles to cope with un-attentive parents, snobbish classmates, a smart older brother, an attractive younger sister, and her own insecurities.
8. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
9. Sarah's Key (2010)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, War
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.
12. The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
This is another telling of the holocaust, but this time from the perspective of a modern teenage girl who only grudgingly accepts the Jewish traditions, but when she is asked to "open the ... See full summary »
14. Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (2009)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
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 »
15. Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
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.
16. Death Wish 3 (1985)
X | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
18. The Gymnast (2006)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
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 »
19. Liberty Heights (1999)
R | 127 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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 »
20. Girl Play (2004)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy
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.
24. Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)
R | 77 min | Documentary, Biography
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 »
25. 7 Days (2008)
103 min | Drama, War
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 »
26. Street Scene (1931)
80 min | Drama, Romance
Twenty-four hours elapse on the stoop of a Hell's Kitchen tenement as a microcosm of the American melting pot interacts with each other during a summer heatwave.
28. Queer Duck: The Movie (2006 Video)
72 min | Animation, Comedy
Seymour Duckstein (Queer Duck) leaves his lover, Openly Gator, when he becomes enamored of and marries the Nora-Desmondesque Ms. Buzzard.
29. Let My People Go! (2011)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy
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.
30. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)
R | 117 min | Documentary
An in-depth look at the rise and fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, including interviews with the scandalized, former politician.
31. Suzie Gold (2004)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
32. Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
34. Des gens qui s'embrassent (2013)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
36. Family of Cops (1995 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Thriller, Action
A police detective's oversexed daughter is charged with murder when someone kills the wealthy married man she slept with.
37. A Friendship in Vienna (1988 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History
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 »
38. Sioux City (1994)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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 »
39. Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002 TV Movie)
104 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 »
41. It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama
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.
42. The Commissar (1988)
110 min | Drama, War
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.
43. Perlasca (1993)
94 min | Documentary, History, War
Giorgio Perlasca was an Italian cattle dealer who was sympathetic to the fascist cause until September 8, 1943. Perlasca was in Budapest, Hungary, on a business trip when he had the opportunity to see Jews were being treated.
45. Syberiada polska (2013)
125 min | Drama, History, Romance
'Siberian Exile' is an epic tale of Poles, Ukrainians, Jews who are deported to Russia. The displaced's fate is show from the perspective of a young boy Staszek, who goes to Siberia with ... See full summary »
46. Soft in the Head (2013)
"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 »
47. Off and Running (2009)
76 min | Documentary
With white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers - one mixed-race and one Korean-Brooklyn teen Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But when her curiosity about ... See full summary »
48. Charlotte (1981)
96 min | Biography, Drama, War
In 1939, Charlotte Salomon leaves Berlin to seek refuge at her grandparents' villa in the south of France. A little later, war breaks out, and Charlotte must, besides forgetting all she ... See full summary »
49. Tango Shalom
Comedy | Pre-production
A Hasidic Jew struggles with his beliefs, family, and community, when he receives a message from G-d to dance the tango.
50. When the World Came to San Francisco (2015)
80 min | Drama | Filming
A documentary-drama about a young woman's visit to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The film celebrates the 100th anniversary of the fair.