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Jewtopia -- Watch Now While It's in Theaters. Two childhood friends from very different families reunite as adults when one asks the other to help him pretend to be Jewish in order to woo a beautiful woman in this outrageous comedy from the creators of the original hit international play.
Jewtopia -- A romantic comedy centered on a gentile who pretends to be Jewish in order to win the affection of his love interest.
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Sam Wolfson (screenplay)
Bryan Fogel (screenplay)
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Release Date:
21 November 2013 (Ukraine) See more »
The story of a gentile who wants to marry a Jewish he'll never have to make another decision.
A romantic comedy centered on a gentile who pretends to be Jewish in order to win the affection of his love interest. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Austin Abrams ... Young Adam Lipschitz

Tom Arnold ... Bruce Daniels

Brennan Bailey ... Young Chris O'Connell

Wilmer Calderon ... Juan

Joe Childs ... Marvin Fleischman (as Joseph Childs)

Cheryl Daro ... Soo Yun

Cheryl David ... Joan

Neil Dickson ... Claude
Conor Dubin ... Clayton O'Connell (as Conor Michael Dubin)

Tom Fitzpatrick ... Michael
Brian Fong ... Jebel Nuyen

Rachel G. Fox ... Jill Lipschitz

Joseph S. Griffo ... Melvin Fleischman

Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Alison Marks

Christine Lakin ... Marge O'Connell

Jon Lovitz ... Dennis Lipschitz

Hayes MacArthur ... Chuck O'Connell (as Hayes Macarthur)

Wendie Malick ... Marci Marks

Camryn Manheim ... Eileen Daniels

Rolando Molina ... Ramone

Joel David Moore ... Adam Lipschitz

Nick Plantico ... Angry Neighbor

Crystal Reed ... Rebecca Ogin

Philip Rosenthal ... Rabbi Schlomo Marx (as Phil Rosenthal)

Ivan Sergei ... Christian O'Connell

Lin Shaye ... Dr. Sutton

Nicollette Sheridan ... Betsy O'Connell

Jamie-Lynn Sigler ... Hannah Daniels

Peter Stormare ... Buck O'Connell

Elaine Tan ... Sala Khan
Robert Towers ... Lawrence

Bree Turner ... Helen O'Connell

Sharon Wilkins ... Nurse Boo

Rita Wilson ... Arlene Lipschitz
Karen Yum ... Nar Nuteng
Chad Evans ... Dr. Bill Ginsburg, Vaginaplasty Surgeon Extraordinaire (as the Incredible Chad Evans)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Christopher Carrington ... Smokey Joe (uncredited)

Rico Devereaux ... Malt (uncredited)
Rawleigh Grove ... Bully (uncredited)

Dominique Grund ... Young Alison Marx (uncredited)
Jacque Lawson ... Cinnamon (uncredited)

Mark Sande ... Cantor Bauer (uncredited)

Mark Anthony Williams ... Trombone Player (uncredited)

Directed by
Bryan Fogel 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bryan Fogel  screenplay
Sam Wolfson  screenplay

Produced by
Andy Fickman .... executive producer
Andy Fickman .... producer
Bryan Fogel .... executive producer
Bryan Fogel .... producer
David Fogel .... co-producer (as David & Linda Fogel)
Linda Fogel .... co-producer (as David & Linda Fogel)
Pavlina Hatoupis .... producer
Jennifer Love Hewitt .... executive producer
Dan Keston .... producer
Courtney Mizel .... producer
P.C. Mizel .... executive producer (as PC Mizel)
Joel David Moore .... executive producer
J.B. Popplewell .... associate producer (as JB Popplewell)
Scott Prisand .... co-producer
Paris G. Reese III .... executive producer
Tucker Tooley .... producer
Matt Weaver .... co-producer
Christopher Wilhem .... co-producer
Sam Wolfson .... co-producer
Sam Wolfson .... executive producer
Original Music by
Nathan Wang (music composer)
Cinematography by
Sandra Valde-Hansen (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Wendy Smith 
Casting by
Wendy O'Brien (casting by) (as Wendy O'Brien CSA)
Production Design by
Denise Hudson 
Art Direction by
Tyler Hardin 
Set Decoration by
Katie Shattuck 
Costume Design by
Caroline B. Marx 
Makeup Department
Jeremy Bramer .... makeup intern
Brittania Denison .... key makeup artist (as Brittania Perri)
Jez Harris .... hair stylist
Lorraine Martin .... makeup department head
Miko Nishida .... department head hairstylist
Brooklyn Stephen .... hair stylist
Production Management
Cherie Parks .... unit production manager (as Chérle Carter-Parks)
Christine J. Russo .... post-production supervisor (as Chris J. Russo)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John David Denison .... second assistant director (as JD Denison)
Shauna Frontera .... second second assistant director
Matt Henderson .... first assistant director (as Matthew Henderson)
Geoffrey McNeil .... second unit director
Marie-Hélène Riverain .... second assistant director
Art Department
Sabine Asanger .... art department assistant
Sarah Jensen .... graphic designer
Gaby Kuhn .... assistant property master
Jessica Shorten .... art department assistant
Dakota Warren .... storyboard artist
Amie McCarthy Winn .... property master (as Amie McCarthy)
Sound Department
Steven Avila .... supervising sound effects editor
Omar Barraza .... boom operator
Trip Brock .... supervising sound editor
Lorita de la Cerna .... foley artist
Rob Embrey .... post sound coordinator
Peter D. Lago .... sound effects editor
Tom Marks .... sound re-recording mixer
Greg Mauer .... foley mixer
Alexander Pugh .... sound effects editor
Matthew Sanchez .... sound mixer
Steven Utt .... sound recordist
Stacey A. Washer .... utility
Ben Whitver .... adr mixer
Ben Whitver .... dialogue editor
Visual Effects by
Wesley Cronk .... visual effects
Thomas Dane Wagener .... visual effects
Joe Childs .... stunt performer
Joseph S. Griffo .... stunt performer
Nick Plantico .... stunt performer
Lou Simon .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Kevin Akers .... first assistant "a" camera
Jesse Bactat .... steadicam operator/
Dominic Bendijo .... still photographer
Joshua Bushek .... best boy grip
Chris Carroll .... gaffer
Jorge Devotto .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Hillary Elder .... second assistant "a" camera
Noah Flippo .... grip
Elton Hartney James .... best boy electric
Uxue Jiménez .... first assistant "b" camera
Igori Kamoevi .... grip
Leigh Mierke .... electrician
Michelle Pizanis .... second assistant: b camera
Aaron C. Smith .... additional camera operator
Jerry J. White III .... grip
Casting Department
Shaunessy James Quinn .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alicia Czerwiec .... costumer
Georgia Fletcher .... key costumer
Stephanie Fox-Kramer .... costume supervisor (as Stephanie Fox)
Sarah Fujimoto .... costumer
Natalia Gogatz .... costumer
Camiille Liim .... costumer (as Camille Lim)
Jessica Torres .... costumer
Kristina West .... key costumer
Melissa Yanda .... costumer
Editorial Department
Neal Ficker .... post-production assistant
Richard Glazerman .... assistant editor
Lee Hultman .... digital intermediate editor
Leandro Marini .... digital intermediate colorist
Rain Valdez .... digital intermediate producer
Andrew J. Wahlquist .... digital intermediate technical supervisor
Music Department
Adam Barber .... composer: theme music
Brad Hamilton .... music editor
Kirill Kniazev .... composer: additional new music
Amy May .... composer: theme music
Chris Naab .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Anastasia Levine .... transportation captain
Lauren Levine .... transportation coordinator
Raymond Martin .... driver
Other crew
Allison Andrade .... production accountant
Lori Beth Bernat .... executive assistant to Andy Fickman
Tiffany Boyle .... sales executive
Erika Canchola .... production attorney
Michelle Chang .... production attorney (as Michelle S. Chang)
Erin Connarn .... script supervisor
Sara Correa .... key production assistant
David Flannery .... key assistant location manager
Mike Groner .... insurance broker
Karen Hoffman .... production assistant
Allen Kelley .... assistant production coordinator
Corbin Larson .... production coordinator
Christina Lee .... production assistant
David McNayr .... production assistant
James Phares .... intern
Lise Romanoff .... sales agent
Michael Edward Smith .... location manager
Eric Stangeland .... key assistant location manager
Adam D. Wright .... distribution executive (uncredited)

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90 min (approx.)
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Did You Know?

Jewtopia played 27 previews and 1,052 regular performances at Off-Broadway's Westside Theatre. It concluded its run April 29, 2007.See more »
Christian O'Connell:I was watching TV last night; The Ten Commandments. Charlton Heston; what an actor.
Rabbi Schlomo Marx:Not Jewish, you know.
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42 out of 55 people found the following review useful.
Truly awful, 22 September 2013
Author: martyncymro

Do not be fooled by the people on here who have given 9 or 10 stars. If you check their profile you will see that this is the only film that they have ever reviewed. Sadly this is a trend which has become all too prevalent on IMDb in recent years. I really wish the site would sort it out.

The film itself is a well-worn and tired theme and the funny lines are not funny. My advice is to avoid this film at all costs unless you feel particularly like being angry with yourself for having wasted an hour and a half of your life. To be honest, I am not sure what the intended audience for this film is. I am not opposed to films about social, religious or national groups if they are done well. Mel Brooks was a master at this in his heyday. Borat was a belly laugh a minute. However this film fails on so many levels. Avoid at your peril.

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