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1. Life Is Beautiful (1997)

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

8.6
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59 Metascore

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.

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

2. 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.

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

3. A Walk on the Moon (1999)

R | 107 min | Romance, Drama

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.

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

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.

Writers: James Schamus, Elliot Tiber, Tom Monte | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton

5. 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.

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

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

382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts.

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

7. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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83 Metascore

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.

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

8. 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.

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

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.

Writers: Tatiana De Rosnay, Serge Joncour, Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot

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

88 min | Documentary, Animation

7.0
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76 Metascore

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

Writer: Michel Gondry | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry

11. 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.

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

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

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.5
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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 »

Writers: Jane Yolen, Robert J. Avrech | Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy, Paul Freeman, Mimi Rogers

13. 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.

Creators: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Will Forte, Phil Lord, Michael McDonald, Christa Miller

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

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

4.5
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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 »

Writers: Evgeny Afineevsky, Menahem Golan, Martin Guigui | Director: Evgeny Afineevsky | Stars: Carmen Electra, Lainie Kazan, John Lloyd Young, Saul Rubinek

15. 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.

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

16. Death Wish 3 (1985)

X | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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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.

Writers: Don Jakoby, Brian Garfield | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Deborah Raffin, Ed Lauter, Martin Balsam

17. 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.

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

18. The Gymnast (2006)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.6
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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 »

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

19. Liberty Heights (1999)

R | 127 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.0
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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 »

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

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.

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

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.

Writers: Linda Aronson, Marnie Blok, Marianne Fredriksson, Lisa Ohlin, Oskar Söderlund | Director: Lisa Ohlin | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Helen Sjöholm, Jan Josef Liefers, Stefan Gödicke

22. 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.

Writers: Claude Miller, Natalie Carter, Philippe Grimbert | Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Cécile De France, Patrick Bruel, Ludivine Sagnier, Julie Depardieu

23. Homicide (1991)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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A Jewish homicide detective investigates a seemingly minor murder and falls in with a Zionist group as a result.

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

24. 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 »

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

25. 7 Days (2008)

103 min | Drama, War

6.7
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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 »

Writers: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz | Directors: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz | Stars: Ronit Elkabetz, Albert Iluz, Yaël Abecassis, Simon Abkarian

26. Street Scene (1931)

80 min | Drama, Romance

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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.

Writer: Elmer Rice | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, William Collier Jr., Estelle Taylor, Beulah Bondi

27. Belle Épine (2010)

80 min | Drama

6.1
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Writers: Gaëlle Macé, Marcia Romano, Rebecca Zlotowski | Director: Rebecca Zlotowski | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Anaïs Demoustier, Agathe Schlenker, Johan Libéreau

28. Queer Duck: The Movie (2006 Video)

72 min | Animation, Comedy

5.8
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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.

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

29. Let My People Go! (2011)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

5.9
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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.

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

30. 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.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Eliot Spitzer, Michael Schwendeman, Kim Allen, Lloyd Constantine

31. 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 »

Writers: Ric Cantor, Carry Franklin, Rebecca Green, Lisa Ratner | Director: Ric Cantor | Stars: Ariana Fraval, Daniel Mendoza, Summer Phoenix, Stanley Townsend

32. 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.

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

33. Brooklyn Bridge (1991–1993)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich, Amy Aquino

34. Des gens qui s'embrassent (2013)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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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 »

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

35. Family Prayers (1993)

PG | 108 min | Drama

6.2
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Writer: Steven Ginsberg | Director: Scott M. Rosenfelt | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Anne Archer, Tzvi Ratner-Stauber, Julianne Michelle

36. Family of Cops (1995 TV Movie)

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

5.7
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A police detective's oversexed daughter is charged with murder when someone kills the wealthy married man she slept with.

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

37. A Friendship in Vienna (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History

7.8
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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 »

Writers: Doris Orgel, Richard Alfieri | Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Jane Alexander, Edward Asner, Natasha Bell, Helen Bourne

38. 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 »

Writer: L. Virginia Browne | Director: Lou Diamond Phillips | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Melinda Dillon, Lise Cutter

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

104 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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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 »

Writers: Enrico Deaglio, Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Director: Alberto Negrin | Stars: Luca Zingaretti, Jérôme Anger, Amanda Sandrelli, Franco Castellano

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.

Writers: Barbara Lebow, Anna Sandor | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Kyra Sedgwick, Maureen Stapleton, Bari Biern

41. It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama

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.

Writers: Arthur La Bern, Angus MacPhail, Robert Hamer, Henry Cornelius | Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Googie Withers, Jack Warner, John McCallum, Edward Chapman

42. The Commissar (1988)

110 min | Drama, War

7.6
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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.

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

43. Perlasca (1993)

94 min | Documentary, History, War

7.8
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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.

Writer: Nina Gladitz | Director: Nina Gladitz | Stars: Amelia Ingles-Fernandez, Giorgio Perlasca

44. Tehilim (2007)

96 min | Drama

6.1
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A family in Jerusalem is torn apart by the mysterious disappearance of their father after a tragic a car accident.

Writers: Raphaël Nadjari, Vincent Poymiro | Director: Raphaël Nadjari | Stars: Michael Moshonov, Limor Goldstein, Shmuel Vilozni, Ilan Dar

45. Syberiada polska (2013)

125 min | Drama, History, Romance

4.4
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'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 »

Writers: Zbigniew Domino, Maciej Dutkiewicz, Michal Komar | Director: Janusz Zaorski | Stars: Adam Woronowicz, Sonia Bohosiewicz, Andriy Zhurba, Pawel Krucz

46. Soft in the Head (2013)

Comedy, Drama

6.0
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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 »

Writers: Kia Davis, Nathan Silver, Cody Stokes | Director: Nathan Silver | Stars: Theodore Bouloukos, Sheila Etxeberría, Mark Gotbaum, Moshe Kessler

47. Off and Running (2009)

76 min | Documentary

6.5
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68 Metascore

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 »

Writer: Avery Klein-Cloud | Director: Nicole Opper

48. Charlotte (1981)

96 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.0
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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 »

Writers: Judith Herzberg, Frans Weisz | Director: Frans Weisz | Stars: Birgit Doll, Elisabeth Trissenaar, Brigitte Horney, Max Croiset

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.

Writers: Joseph Bologna, Claudio Laniado, Jos Laniado | Director: Gabriel Bologna | Stars: Lainie Kazan, Renée Taylor, Joseph Bologna, Gulshan Grover

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.

Writer: R. Christian Anderson | Director: R. Christian Anderson | Stars: Beverly Washburn, Gerry O'Brien