Most Popular "Yiddish" Titles
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1. The Dictator (2012)
R | 83 min | Comedy
The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
2. The Nanny (1993–1999)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
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.
3. A Serious Man (2009)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern mathematics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.
4. New York, I Love You (2008)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Several love stories set in one of the most loved cities of the world, New York.
Writers: Hu Hong, Yao Meng, Israel Horovitz, Suketu Mehta, Shunji Iwai, Olivier Lécot, Jeff Nathanson, Xan Cassavetes, Stephen Winter, Anthony Minghella, Natalie Portman, Fatih Akin, Joshua Marston, Hall Powell, James C. Strouse, Emmanuel Benbihy, Tristan Carné | Directors: Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Randall Balsmeyer, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Shekhar Kapur, Joshua Marston, Mira Nair, Natalie Portman, Brett Ratner | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Natalie Portman, Bradley Cooper, Hayden Christensen
5. The Believer (2001)
R | 102 min | Drama
A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic philosophy. Based on the factual story of a K.K.K. member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter.
6. The Grey Zone (2001)
R | 108 min | Drama, History, War
A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone.
7. The Pillow Book (1996)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama
As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, ... See full summary »
8. Dummy (2002)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.
12. The Saddest Music in the World (2003)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A musical of sorts set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression, where a beer baroness organizes a contest to find the saddest music in the world. Musicians from around the world descend on the city to try and win the $25,000 prize.
13. Hester Street (1975)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance
It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have, namely on Hester Street on the Lower East ... See full summary »
14. Haven (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History
This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and ... See full summary »
15. The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
G | 95 min | Comedy
A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police.
16. A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy, lives with his mother, Joanne, who works in and rooms above the Kandinsky tailor ... See full summary »
17. The Yankles (2009)
PG-13 | 115 min | Sport
About Charlie Jones, a washed up, ex major league ballplayer, and how he gets a second chance at life and love by managing a Jewish, orthodox yeshiva baseball team.
18. The Doctor and the Girl (1949)
Passed | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Dr. Michael Corday, a recent graduate of the Harvard Medical School, is the son of Dr. John Corday, an eminent New York City surgeon who has a tendency to continue to direct the lives of ... See full summary »
19. Lost Embrace (2004)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy
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 »
20. Wonder Bar (1934)
Passed | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Harry and Inez are a dance team at the Wonder Bar. Inez loves Harry, but he is in love with Liane, the wife of a wealthy business man. Al Wonder and the conductor/singer Tommy are in love ... See full summary »
21. The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
PG | 110 min | Drama
A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.
22. Waiting for the Messiah (2000)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
23. Train of Life (1998)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, War
In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.
26. Gebürtig (2002)
110 min | Drama, Music, War
A holocaust survivor now living as a respected writer in Manhattan is the only person who can identify a suspected Nazi back in his native Austria. When a beautiful reporter eager for a ... See full summary »
27. It's in the Bag! (1945)
Passed | 87 min | Comedy
The ringmaster of a flea circus inherits a fortune...if he can find which chair it's hidden in.
29. Almost Peaceful (2002)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jewish tailor Albert (Abkarian) and his wife Lea (Breitman) are reestablishing their business in 1946 Paris. Albert hires six people, more than he needs to meet current slow season demand, ... See full summary »
30. International Crime (1938)
Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »
31. The Great Role (2004)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a famous American film director, Rudolph Grichenberg, comes to Paris to cast a Yiddish version of 'The Merchant of Venice,' Maurice Kurtz and his friends try out for the role of ... See full summary »
32. The Stoolie (1972)
90 min | Comedy, Crime
Roger Pitman (Jackie Mason), a small-time grifter and crook, works with police-detective Alex Brogan (Dan Frazer), in trapping fellow thieves with bait money. Pitman decides to take some of... See full summary »
33. In Fast Company (1946)
Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The crooked manager of a taxicab company is out to drive the independent owners/drivers out of business through various tactics such as sabotage, beatings and intimidation. But he crosses ... See full summary »
34. Aaron's Magic Village (1995)
G | 77 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
When God distributed wiseness and foolishness through a newly created world, one of the cherubs accidentally dropped all the foolishness on a tiny village called Chelm. So everyone in the ... See full summary »
Writers: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Jacqueline Galia Benousilio, Albert Hanan Kaminski, Gordon Kent | Director: Albert Hanan Kaminski | Stars: Fyvush Finkel, Tommy J. Michaels, Ronn Carroll, Tovah Feldshuh
36. True to the Navy (1930)
Passed | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
A countergirl at a San Diego soda shop has a lot of sailor "boyfriends," but her heart really belongs to a free-spirited gunner, who doesn't want to be tied down to any one woman.
37. YidLife Crisis (2014– )
Drinking in the very best that Montreal's multicultural Mile End has to offer, Chaimie and Leizer, best friends and debating adversaries, tackle life, love, and lactose intolerance in this ... See full summary »
38. The Talk of Hollywood (1929)
Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Schlock-movie producer J. Pierpont Ginsburg, after declaring, in a Yiddish accent, that "talking pictures are in their infantry," decides to put all of his savings into a big-budgeted ... See full summary »
39. The Ritchie Boys (2004)
90 min | Documentary, History, War
During WWII, the U.S. formed an elite intelligence unit -- mostly German Jewish academics -- at Camp Ritchie, Maryland. Tasked with devising ways to break the morale of the SS, these men ... See full summary »
42. Two Sisters (1938)
79 min | Drama
Make sure there's a hanky nearby: After the death of their mother, older sister Betty works tirelessly, supporting her sister through nursing school and her fiancée through medical school ... See full summary »
43. The Light Ahead (1939)
94 min | Drama
In a small town in Russia in the 1880s, two young but poor lovers are helped by a wise old bookseller.
44. The Singing Blacksmith (1938)
Approved | 115 min | Drama, Musical
Moishe Oysher gives his most robust performance as a passionate shtetl blacksmith who must struggle against temptation to become a mensch. Ulmer's film is a musical version of David Pinski's classic 1906 play Yankl der Schmid.
45. Hold That Line (1952)
Approved | 67 min | Action, Comedy, Sport
In a precursor to Trading Places (1983), the Bowery Boys are enrolled in a fancy college by a pair of rich snobs who think they can turn the Boys into classy guys. Sach becomes a football ... See full summary »
46. Get Off My Cloud (2013 Video)
3 min | Short, Comedy, Music
Legendary punk band The Squids are back from the 90s with their first MTV music video which salutes the Billy Squire "Rock Me Tonight" music video from the 80s.
47. Private Eyes (1953)
Approved | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After being punched in the nose, Sach finds out that he has the ability to read minds. Slip and the gang start up a detective agency try to cash in on Sach's new powers.
48. Love in the Rough (1930)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
When shipping clerk Jack Kelly is recruited by his employer to help his golf game, his boss insists he conceal his humble identity at the country club.
50. Mamele (1938)
97 min | Comedy, Musical
Mamele embraces the entire gamut of interwar Jewish life in Lodz--tenements and unemployed Jews, nightclubs and gangsters, religious Jews celebrating sukkot--but the film belongs to Molly ... See full summary »