Most Popular "Jewish Ghetto" Titles
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1. The Great Dictator (1940)
G | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.
2. Defiance (I) (2008)
R | 137 min | Action, Drama, History
Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants.
Votes: 126,709 | Gross: $28.64M
3. The Merchant of Venice (2004)
R | 131 min | Drama, Romance
In 16th century Venice, when a merchant must default on a large loan from an abused Jewish moneylender for a friend with romantic ambitions, the bitterly vengeful creditor demands a gruesome payment instead.
Votes: 32,092 | Gross: $3.77M
6. The Jazz Singer (1927)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Music, Musical
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
Votes: 7,831 | Gross: $7.63M
10. Der ewige Jude (1940)
62 min | Documentary, History
The Jews of Poland (invaded by Germany in 1939) are depicted as filthy, evil, corrupt, and intent on world domination. Street scenes are shown prejudicially, along with clips from Jewish ... See full summary »
12. Hidden in Silence (1996 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Poland June 1941, as German troops take over the Eastern side of the city of Przemysl from the Russians. To save their belongings from the Nazis, the Jewish family Diamant transfers them to... See full summary »
13. Esther and the King (1960)
Approved | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History
Two decades before she would gain fame and some fortune as Alexis Carrington in television's Dynasty series, Joan Collins starred as Esther in this melodramatic, routine Biblical story. The... See full summary »
14. The Golem (1920)
Unrated | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror
In 16th-century Prague, a rabbi creates the Golem - a giant creature made of clay. Using sorcery, he brings the creature to life in order to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution.
15. It Happened Here (1965)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
In 1940, the Nazis invade Britain and transform it into a fascist state where some Britons collaborate and others resist.
16. Korczak (1990)
Unrated | 118 min | Biography, Drama
Account of the last days of life of the legendary Polish pedagogue Janusz Korczak and his heroic dedication to protecting Jewish orphans during the war. Jewish doctor Henryk Goldszmit, ... See full summary »
17. The Island on Bird Street (1997)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, War
Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through ... See full summary »
18. Jacob the Liar (1974)
100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Jewish ghetto in central Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central ... See full summary »
20. Esther (1999 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians, is holding a celebratory banquet for his people in the citadel ... See full summary »
21. A Brivele der mamen (1938)
106 min | Drama
One of the last Yiddish films made in Poland before the Nazi invasion, this film tells the story of a mother's persistent struggles to support her three children in pre-war World War II ... See full summary »
22. Perlasca: Un eroe italiano (2002 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 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 »
23. Die Rothschilds (1940)
97 min | Biography, Drama
Anti-semitic Nazi propaganda "biography" of the Rothschilds, a German Jewish family whose members rose to the top of the European banking community during the Napoleonic era.
25. Warszawa. Année 5703 (1992)
110 min | Drama, Romance, War
In the winter of 1943 two young Jews, Alek and Fryda, escape, via sewer tunnels, from the atrocities underway in Warsaw ghetto. Alek, entrusted with undeveloped photos of the horrors within... See full summary »
27. Distant Journey (1950)
78 min | Drama, Thriller, War
The terrible effect of the Nazis upon a single Jewish family provides the basis for this drama. The family cannot handle the strain and gradually breaks up. Interspliced within the film are... See full summary »
29. Dieci italiani per un tedesco (Via Rasella) (1962)
95 min | Drama, War
A cinematographic account of the reprisal ordered by the ruthless Austrian colonel Kappler in 1944 in Rome. In Via Rasella (Rasella Street) ten Italian civilians were sentenced to death for... See full summary »
32. Hitler, Schindler and the Holocaust (1994 Video)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, War
Documentary describing the rise of Nazi Germany and the resultant Holocaust, with a focus on the lives of two Germans with vastly different attitudes and agendas, Oskar Schindler and Adolf Hitler.
34. New York City 'Ghetto' Fish Market (1903)
Not Rated | 2 min | Documentary, Short
A fine panoramic view of this busy market on a Friday morning. Immense throngs of people are passing along the stands and making their purchases of fish. A great character-study. - from the Edison Catalog
Director: Edwin S. Porter
55 min | Documentary
In order to facilitate the destruction of Poland's three million Jews, the Nazis forced them to establish Jewish Councils responsible for administration of the Polish ghettos.
37. Le Romane (2016)
In the historical neighborhoods of Rome, the presence of female figures who have inhabited these streets and alleys, have left a mark that still resonates today.
Secret Files of the Inquisition (2006– )
The End of the Inquisition
In his conquest of Europe Napoleon encounters and abolishes the Inquisition and its ongoing atrocities in France, Spain and northern Italy. But with Napoleon's fall from power the ... See full summary »