Most Popular "Jewish Family" Titles
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1. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 453,002 | Gross: $57.60M
2. This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 57,978 | Gross: $34.29M
3. 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.
Votes: 30,566 | Gross: $3.15M
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.
Votes: 25,392 | Gross: $7.44M
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.
Votes: 44,520 | Gross: $35.81M
6. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
7. Death Wish 3 (1985)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police chief to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.
8. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 27,457 | Gross: $4.77M
9. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Votes: 44,826 | Gross: $18.25M
11. Elle s'appelait Sarah (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.
Votes: 13,589 | Gross: $7.69M
13. The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
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.
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 »
Votes: 448 | Gross: $0.09M
16. 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 »
Votes: 5,889 | Gross: $3.73M
17. 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. Einayim Petukhoth (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.
Votes: 5,141 | Gross: $0.03M
22. Brooklyn Bridge (1991–1993)
30 min | Drama
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.
25. 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 »
Votes: 2,189 | Gross: $0.41M
26. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)
88 min | Documentary, Animation
A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.
Votes: 2,729 | Gross: $0.13M
27. 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 »
29. It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An escaped convict tries to hide out at his former lover's house, but she has since married and is reluctant to help him.
Votes: 898 | Gross: $0.01M
31. 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.
Votes: 1,881 | Gross: $0.19M
32. 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.
33. 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.
Votes: 1,257 | Gross: $0.01M
34. Will You Merry Me? (2008 TV Movie)
89 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
35. 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.
36. Shiva (2008)
103 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
37. 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 »
38. Perlasca: Un eroe italiano (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 »
39. Let My People Go! (2011)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 518 | Gross: $0.02M
41. A Friendship in Vienna (1988 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History
In 1930s Vienna, two best friends, a Jewish girl and a fascist's daughter, both witness the Nazi takeover of Austria, and question the impact it has on their lives.
42. The Commissar (1967)
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.
Votes: 1,021 | Gross: $0.39M
44. 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 »
45. The Engagement: My Phamily BBQ 2 (2006)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy
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 »
46. 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 »
47. Terra Speranza (2002–2003)
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.
48. Die Gezeichneten (1922)
105 min | Drama
Based on the 1918 novel 'Elsker hverandre' by Aage Madelung, the film follows various lives, one of which is Jewish girl Hanne Liebe, as she grows up, and experiences the pains of living as a Jew in Russia, leading to a revolution.
49. Just 45 Minutes from Broadway (2012)
R | 112 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 33 | Gross: $0.12M
50. Pescanik (2007)
110 min | Drama, War
A story of a Jewish-Hungarian-Serbian family. The plot is centered about trying of an adult son to reconstruct his childhood dream of and memories. Looms, but a sunken world, the central ... See full summary »