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1. Café Society (2016)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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64 Metascore

In the 1930s, a young Bronx native moves to Hollywood where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle, an agent to the stars. After returning to New York, he is swept up in ... See full summary »

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Blake Lively

Votes: 6,255 | Gross: $9.41M

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: 54,590 | Gross: $34.29M

3. The Nanny (1993–1999)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.9
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After being fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, a cosmetics saleswoman becomes the nanny to the three children of a rich British widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other.

Stars: Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis, Lauren Lane

Votes: 28,818

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: 24,731 | Gross: $7.44M

5. 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: 29,670 | Gross: $3.15M

6. My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer to guide him on a quest for sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, sensual massage parlors, cross-dressing and S & M.

Director: Sean Garrity | Stars: Jonas Chernick, Emily Hampshire, Sarah Manninen, Vik Sahay

Votes: 7,317

7. No Way to Treat a Lady (1968)

Unrated | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A crafty serial killer plays a game of cat-and-mouse with a harried police detective trying to track him down.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, George Segal, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 1,481

8. Heavy Traffic (1973)

X | 77 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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An "underground" cartoonist contends with life in the inner city, where various unsavory characters serve as inspiration for his artwork.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Joseph Kaufmann, Beverly Hope Atkinson, Frank DeKova, Terri Haven

Votes: 1,933

9. New York Stories (1989)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.

Directors: Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese | Stars: Woody Allen, Nick Nolte, Rosanna Arquette, Marvin Chatinover

Votes: 13,737 | Gross: $10.76M

10. The City of Your Final Destination (2009)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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52 Metascore

28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were close to ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Omar Metwally, Anthony Hopkins, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Nicholas Blandullo

Votes: 2,319

11. American Pop (1981)

R | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Music

7.2
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The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Mews Small, Ron Thompson, Jerry Holland, Lisa Jane Persky

Votes: 3,112

12. Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)

135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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58 Metascore

A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.

Director: Joann Sfar | Stars: Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon, Laetitia Casta, Doug Jones

Votes: 8,089 | Gross: $0.23M

13. Little Odessa (1994)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Early 1990s drama about a family of Soviet Jews living in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach ocean-side neighborhood nicknamed Little Odessa.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Tim Roth, Edward Furlong, Moira Kelly, Vanessa Redgrave

Votes: 5,629 | Gross: $1.10M

14. 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

15. Harvie Krumpet (2003)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

8.0
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The odd biography of a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck.

Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kamahl, John Flaus, Julie Forsyth

Votes: 6,654

16. A Fine Madness (1966)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist... and his beautiful wife.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 846

17. Pardon Mon Affaire (1976)

PG | 105 min | Comedy

7.1
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Quatre amis, Etienne, Daniel, Simon et Bouly ont du mal à grandir et, la quarantaine révolue, continuent de se jouer des tours. Etienne, qui est toujours resté fidèle à sa femme, tombe ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Claude Brasseur, Guy Bedos, Victor Lanoux

Votes: 1,181

18. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)

R | 111 min | Drama

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As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: James Woods, Joe Don Baker, Joseph Bologna, Ed Flanders

Votes: 1,130

19. Lost Embrace (2004)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

7.0
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70 Metascore

In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Burman | Stars: Daniel Hendler, Adriana Aizemberg, Jorge D'Elía, Sergio Boris

Votes: 2,551 | Gross: $0.19M

20. Le coup de sirocco (1979)

102 min | Drama

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Director: Alexandre Arcady | Stars: Roger Hanin, Marthe Villalonga, Michel Auclair, Jacques Duby

Votes: 183

21. 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

22. Defamation (2009)

91 min | Documentary

7.4
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58 Metascore

Intent on shaking up the ultimate 'sacred cow' for Jews, Israeli director Yoav Shamir embarks on a provocative - and at times irreverent - quest to answer the question, "What is anti-Semitism today?"

Director: Yoav Shamir | Stars: Yoav Shamir, Abraham Foxman, Bob Wolfson, Notav

Votes: 1,315 | Gross: $0.01M

23. XXL (1997)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

4.0
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Director: Ariel Zeitoun | Stars: Michel Boujenah, Gérard Depardieu, Elsa Zylberstein, Catherine Jacob

Votes: 257

24. Waiting for the Messiah (2000)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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In 1999, Argentina's peso craters. Ariel, a young man from Buenos Aires' Jewish community, deals with his mother's fatal illness, finds a job as a night shift surveillance camera monitor, ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Burman | Stars: Daniel Hendler, Héctor Alterio, Enrique Piñeyro, Melina Petriella

Votes: 579

25. 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

26. Please Don't Eat My Mother! (1973)

98 min | Comedy, Horror

3.4
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A middle-aged man buys a plant with a sexy voice that develops a craving for insects, frogs, dogs, and humans.

Director: Carl Monson | Stars: Buck Kartalian, Lynn Lundgren, Art Hedberg, Alice Friedland

Votes: 325

27. Le monde doit m'arriver? (2012)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.7
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Between fear of success and a tricky break-up, Ludovic is beyond all hope as he is getting close to the 30's stage. His unexpected meeting with a sick child, Raphael, shakes up his daily life and his future approach. Together, they go after their dreams...

Director: Jonathan Taieb | Stars: Alex Skarbek, Jeremy Taieb, Sabrina Nouchi, Georges Martin-Censier

Votes: 35

28. Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)

PG | 110 min | Comedy

7.0
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Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Claude Brasseur, Guy Bedos, Victor Lanoux

Votes: 647

29. Comme t'y es belle! (2006)

85 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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Director: Lisa Azuelos | Stars: Michèle Laroque, Aure Atika, Valérie Benguigui, Géraldine Nakache

Votes: 616

30. Die Gezeichneten (1922)

105 min | Drama

6.7
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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.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Adele Reuter-Eichberg, Vladimir Gajdarov, Polina Piekowskaja, Sylvia Torf

Votes: 217

31. Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg (2009)

92 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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69 Metascore

The story of the actress, writer, and broadcasting pioneer Gertrude Berg.

Director: Aviva Kempner | Stars: Gertrude Berg, Lewis Berg, Sara Chase, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Votes: 192 | Gross: $1.13M

32. Entrepreneur (2015– )

Comedy

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A Working Girl for the post-­recession generation, Entrepreneur is a fast-­talking comedy about an ambitious yet jobless millennial, determined to wrangle herself a spot in the workforce by... See full summary »

Stars: Karl Baker Olson, Dennis Basso, Rachel Cole, Maureen Keiller

33. Taliya.Date.Com (2011)

54 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.8
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The story of Taliya's quest for finding love in the estranged world of Internet dating, based on a mouse, a keyboard and Photoshop tricks. In this comic-tragic voyage with the guidance of ... See full summary »

Director: Taliya Finkel | Stars: Gilad Adler, Elad Aviran, Daniel Broide, Mickey Edlis

Votes: 21

34. The 3 Little Wolfs (2001)

81 min | Comedy

7.6
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Why is this night different from all other nights? It's Passover at the Wolf house... and it may be their last! Join the three Wolf brothers as they navigate a breezy spring New York City ... See full summary »

Director: Joey Craine | Stars: Tovah Feldshuh, Steve Jasgur, Rusty Thrasher, Jason Butler Harner

Votes: 9

35. Say Amen (2005)

65 min | Documentary

8.3
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Director: David Deri | Star: David Deri

Votes: 7

36. Soap (1977–1981)
Episode: Episode #2.17 (1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Corinne gives birth to a gorgeous baby boy; at home in Jodie's apartment, Alice shows herself to be a Jewish mother; Burt vows to prove his innocence to the disbelieving Mary; Chester ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Jimmy Baio, John Byner, Billy Crystal, Cathryn Damon

Votes: 24

37. Fat Friends (2000–2005)
Episode: Fat Free (2000)

Drama

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Director: David Wheatley | Stars: Gaynor Faye, Debbie Howard, Will Mellor, Eleanor Bron

38. Vivid Valley (2004– )
Episode: Peace and Love (2004)

TV-MA | Documentary

8.3
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Stars: Savanna Samson, Briana Banks, Mercedez, Jenna Jameson

Votes: 6

39. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg (1994)

82 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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59 Metascore

The life and work of Allen Ginsberg, the greatest of the Beat Generation poets is put in focus in this film

Director: Jerry Aronson | Stars: Joan Baez, William F. Buckley, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg

Votes: 215 | Gross: $0.00M

40. Kenny vs. Spenny (2002– )
Episode: Who Can Win a Ten Mile Race? (2006)

Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.7
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Kenny and Spenny plan a ten mile race but things go horribly wrong when Spenny hears that Kenny's mother had died.

Directors: Kenny Hotz, Spencer Rice | Stars: Kenny Hotz, Spencer Rice, Miriam Hotz, Ronnie Hotz

Votes: 33