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1. A Serious Man (2009)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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79 Metascore

Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick, Fred Melamed

Votes: 114,195 | Gross: $9.19M

2. A Most Violent Year (2014)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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79 Metascore

In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in the city's history.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola

Votes: 55,245 | Gross: $5.74M

3. Orgazmo (1997)

NC-17 | 94 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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48 Metascore

Naive young Mormon Joe Young is recruited to act in porn movies.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Robyn Lynne Raab, Michael Dean Jacobs

Votes: 31,953 | Gross: $0.58M

4. Sydney White (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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45 Metascore

A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.

Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, Matt Long, Jack Carpenter

Votes: 41,091 | Gross: $11.89M

5. Pi (1998)

R | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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72 Metascore

A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart

Votes: 155,191 | Gross: $3.22M

6. Brüno (2009)

R | 81 min | Comedy

5.8
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54 Metascore

Flamboyant and gay Austrian Brüno looks for new fame in America.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Bañagale, Chibundu Orukwowu

Votes: 128,309 | Gross: $60.05M

7. Yentl (1983)

PG | 133 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.6
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A Jewish girl disguises herself as a boy to enter religious training.

Director: Barbra Streisand | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Amy Irving, Mandy Patinkin, Nehemiah Persoff

Votes: 10,571 | Gross: $40.22M

8. A Stranger Among Us (1992)

PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Eric Thal, John Pankow, Tracy Pollan

Votes: 3,047 | Gross: $12.28M

9. The Believer (2001)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.2
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Henry Bean | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Peter Meadows, Garret Dillahunt

Votes: 33,276 | Gross: $0.41M

10. A Walk on the Moon (1999)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance

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.

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

Votes: 7,182 | Gross: $4.74M

11. Greenberg (2010)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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76 Metascore

A man from Los Angeles, who moved to New York years ago, returns to L.A. to figure out his life while he house-sits for his brother. He soon sparks with his brother's assistant.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 32,616 | Gross: $4.22M

12. God on Trial (2008 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Awaiting their inevitable deaths at one of the worst concentration camps, a group of Jews make a rabbinical court to decide whether God has gone against the Holy Covenant and if He is the one guilty for their suffering.

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Joseph Muir, Josef Altin, Ashley Artus, Alexi Kaye Campbell

Votes: 2,473

13. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

7.7
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

Votes: 54,938 | Gross: $13.00M

14. The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

R | 95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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63 Metascore

Based on real life events, Assassination is set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who decides to take extreme measures to achieve his American dream.

Director: Niels Mueller | Stars: Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Don Cheadle, Jack Thompson

Votes: 24,194 | Gross: $0.70M

15. Liberty Heights (1999)

R | 127 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 6,011 | Gross: $3.73M

16. Holy Rollers (2010)

R | 89 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.9
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51 Metascore

In Brooklyn, a youth from an Orthodox Jewish community is lured into becoming an Ecstasy dealer by his pal who has ties to an Israeli drug cartel.

Director: Kevin Asch | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, Danny A. Abeckaser, Ari Graynor

Votes: 4,551 | Gross: $0.30M

17. Kicking Out Shoshana (2014)

100 min | Comedy, Sport

4.9
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In the conservative city of Jerusalem, Ami Shoshan, an Israeli football player, is forced by a mafia boss to pose as a homosexual, a punishment for flirting with the criminal's girlfriend. ... See full summary »

Director: Shay Kanot | Stars: Oshri Cohen, Gal Gadot, Eli Finish, Mariano Idelman

Votes: 274

18. Fateless (2005)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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87 Metascore

Fourteen-year-old György's life is torn apart in World War II Hungary, as he is sent to a concentration camp, where he is forced to become a man, and learns to find happiness in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish.

Director: Lajos Koltai | Stars: Marcell Nagy, Béla Dóra, Bálint Péntek, Áron Dimény

Votes: 6,051 | Gross: $0.20M

19. The Women's Balcony (2016)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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74 Metascore

A bar mitzvah mishap causes a major rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem.

Director: Emil Ben-Shimon | Stars: Evelin Hagoel, Igal Naor, Orna Banai, Einat Saruf

Votes: 448 | Gross: $1.20M

20. Shtisel (2013– )

45 min | Drama

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The story of a haredi family in Jerusalem. Shulem Schtisel the father of a large family is dealing with his younger son who he wants to see married soon. His daughter, Giti is dealing in ... See full summary »

Stars: Doval'e Glickman, Michael Aloni, Neta Riskin, Shira Haas

Votes: 275

21. The Chosen (1981)

PG | 108 min | Drama

7.1
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In 1944, in Brooklyn, two Jewish kids become friends. One is from a very conservative family, and the other is more liberal. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations and the formation of Israel cause constant friction.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller

Votes: 1,610

22. The Body (2001)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.4
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21 Metascore

A crucified body dated back to the 1st century A.D is uncovered at an ancient cave in Jerusalem. Trouble ensues as word spreads.

Director: Jonas McCord | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Olivia Williams, John Shrapnel, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 6,836 | Gross: $0.03M

23. Shababnikim (2017– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Shababnikim, features a group of four Haredi students who study at a yeshiva in Jerusalem. One of them, Gedalya, is on the straight and narrow, while the other three prefer their Talmud ... See full summary »

Stars: Daniel Gad, Israel Atias, Omer Perlman Striks, Ori Laizerouvich

Votes: 92

24. When Do We Eat? (2005)

R | 86 min | Comedy

6.1
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37 Metascore

A family's Passover gets screwy after the patriarch unknowingly ingests a hit of Ecstasy.

Director: Salvador Litvak | Stars: Lesley Ann Warren, Michael Lerner, Shiri Appleby, Jack Klugman

Votes: 1,335 | Gross: $0.43M

25. El rey del Once (2016)

Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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66 Metascore

After years away, Ariel (Alan Sabbagh) returns to Buenos Aires seeking to reconnect with his father Usher, who founded a charity foundation in Once, the city's bustling Jewish district ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Burman | Stars: Alan Sabbagh, Julieta Zylberberg, Usher Barilka, Elvira Onetto

Votes: 500 | Gross: $0.06M

26. Homeboy (1988)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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A simple self-destructive drifter and tough small-time boxer with a brain injury that could kill him meets and falls for a cute beach carnival owner, Ruby, but also befriends a sleazy friendly criminal, Wesley, who's planing a big score.

Director: Michael Seresin | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Christopher Walken, Debra Feuer, Thomas Quinn

Votes: 1,920

27. Einayim Petukhoth (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.

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

Votes: 5,482 | Gross: $0.02M

28. A Price Above Rubies (1998)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Christopher Eccleston, Julianna Margulies, Allen Payne

Votes: 2,434 | Gross: $1.08M

29. Lemale et ha'halal (2012)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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79 Metascore

When the older sister of Shira, an 18-year-old Hasidic Israeli, dies suddenly in childbirth, Shira must decide if she can and should marry her widowed brother-in-law, which also generates tensions within her extended family.

Director: Rama Burshtein | Stars: Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein, Irit Sheleg, Chayim Sharir

Votes: 3,315 | Gross: $1.77M

30. Love Hurts (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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46 Metascore

A newly separated father has to learn how to date again with help from his teenage son who himself dreams of conquering one girl's heart.

Director: Barra Grant | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Carrie-Anne Moss, Johnny Pacar, Jenna Elfman

Votes: 1,225

31. Tikkun (2015)

Unrated | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

6.5
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71 Metascore

An ultra-orthodox scholar is revived after dying for 40 minutes. After coming back to life, he suddenly feels a strange awakening in his body and suspects that God is testing him.

Director: Avishai Sivan | Stars: Aharon Traitel, Khalifa Natour, Riki Blich, Gur Sheinberg

Votes: 319 | Gross: $0.01M

32. Left Luggage (1998)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama

7.4
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51 Metascore

Against a background of holocaust memories, a liberal Jewish girl becomes a nanny to a young Jewish boy with a disability, and grows fond of him.

Director: Jeroen Krabbé | Stars: Laura Fraser, Adam Monty, Isabella Rossellini, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 2,661 | Gross: $0.10M

33. The Twilight of the Golds (1996)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance

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When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She ... See full summary »

Director: Ross Kagan Marks | Stars: Garry Marshall, Faye Dunaway, Jill Bernstein, Mark Shunkey

Votes: 885

34. Twist of Faith (2013 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama, Romance

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Grieving over the untimely loss of his family and in a dissociative state, an aimlessly-wandering Jewish man is rescued by another family who help him find his way back to happiness again.

Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Toni Braxton, David Julian Hirsh, Nathaniel J. Potvin, Paula Shaw

Votes: 546

35. Brave Miss World (2013)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.1
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One woman's quest to turn personal tragedy into global awareness.

Director: Cecilia Peck | Stars: Linor Abargil, Morgan Carpenter, Joan Collins, Fran Drescher

Votes: 432

36. La petite Jérusalem (2005)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

6.6
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63 Metascore

A beautiful Jewish young woman still living with her orthodox family in a Parisian suburb, falls in love with a Muslim co-worker.

Director: Karin Albou | Stars: Fanny Valette, Elsa Zylberstein, Bruno Todeschini, Hédi Tillette de Clermont-Tonerre

Votes: 788 | Gross: $0.05M

37. Kadosh (1999)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

6.8
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70 Metascore

Two sisters become victims of the patriarchal, ultra-orthodox society.

Director: Amos Gitai | Stars: Yaël Abecassis, Yoram Hattab, Meital Berdah, Uri Klauzner

Votes: 1,610 | Gross: $0.74M

38. Man Is a Woman (1998)

100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.3
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Klezmer musician Simon Eskanazy wrestles with his gay nature. His conservative, orthodox family, Parisian bankers, expects him to carry on the family name by marriage. However he's ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Jacques Zilbermann | Stars: Antoine de Caunes, Elsa Zylberstein, Gad Elmaleh, Michel Aumont

Votes: 642

39. Shiva (2008)

103 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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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 »

Directors: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz | Stars: Ronit Elkabetz, Moshe Ivgy, Yaël Abecassis, Albert Iluz

Votes: 422

40. Ha-Ushpizin (2004)

PG | 90 min | Drama

7.4
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70 Metascore

An Orthodox Jewish couple's faith is tested after praying to the Lord for a child on the Succoth holiday.

Director: Gidi Dar | Stars: Shuli Rand, Michal Bat-Sheva Rand, Shaul Mizrahi, Ilan Ganani

Votes: 1,819 | Gross: $1.40M

41. Trembling Before G-d (2001)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

7.1
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66 Metascore

A cinematic portrait of various gay Orthodox Jews who struggle to reconcile their faith and their sexual orientation.

Director: Sandi Simcha Dubowski | Stars: Shlomo Ashkinazy, Steve Greenberg, Nathan Lopes Cardozo, Naomi Mark

Votes: 849 | Gross: $0.62M

42. The Wonders (2013)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.2
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The complex relationship between a Jerusalem street artist and a mysterious, modern-day prophet being held prisoner in an abandoned apartment across the alleyway.

Director: Avi Nesher | Stars: Adir Miller, Ori Hizkiah, Yehuda Levi, Yuval Scharf

Votes: 269

43. A Life Apart: Hasidism in America (1997)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

6.8
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Hasidic Jews seem alien, and even hostile, to those outside their culture,which frequently includes other Jews. They dress differently, don't mingle between the sexes, speak Yiddish, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Menachem Daum, Oren Rudavsky | Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zeldy Abromowitz, Yaffa Eliach

Votes: 141

44. Who's Gonna Love Me Now? (2016)

84 min | Documentary

6.4
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At 21, Saar was expelled from his religious kibbutz and fled to the UK. There he created a new family with the London Gay Men's Chorus and now, after 19 years, Saar reaches out to his old family in the hope of a reconciliation.

Directors: Barak Heymann, Tomer Heymann, Alexander Bodin Saphir | Stars: Saar Maoz, Alon, London Gay Men's Chorus Band, Elimelekh

Votes: 229

45. Next Year in Jerusalem (1997)

Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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The oldest son in an orthodox Jewish family is living at home (in Brooklyn) with his parents and younger brothers. He's being pressured by his parents to marry the girl they have chosen, (... See full summary »

Director: David Nahmod | Stars: Peter J. Byrnes, LinDel Sandlin, Colleen O'Neil, Daniel Nardiccio

Votes: 94

46. God Has a Rap Sheet (2003)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

6.6
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Eight men of various backgrounds get arrested for the evening, and share the holding cell with a homeless man who awakens and claims to be God.

Director: Kamal Ahmed | Stars: John Ford Noonan, Peter Appel, Bonz Malone, Mark Love

Votes: 148

47. 2by4 (1998)

90 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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Johnnie feels a lot of pressure lately. He's the foreman on his uncle's construction crew, and money seems to be going astray. His girlfriend begins pressuring him for more of a commitment ... See full summary »

Director: Jimmy Smallhorne | Stars: Jimmy Smallhorne, Chris O'Neill, Bradley Fitts, Holyoke Joe

Votes: 234 | Gross: $0.02M

48. Waiting for Armageddon (2009)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

6.4
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66 Metascore

America's 50-million strong Evangelical community is convinced that the world's future is foretold in Biblical prophecy - from the Rapture to the Battle of Armageddon. This astonishing ... See full summary »

Directors: Kate Davis, David Heilbroner, Franco Sacchi | Stars: Gary Bauer, Chip Berlet, George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter

Votes: 335 | Gross: $0.01M

49. Standing Silent (2011)

84 min | Documentary

9.2
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Wrtier Phil Jacobs of the Jewish Times, an orthodox Jew himself, must go against his own community's wishes as he uncovers and reports on a web of sexual abuse involving a well-liked ... See full summary »

Directors: Malachi Leopold, Scott M. Rosenfelt

Votes: 13

50. The Dreamers (2011)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary

7.2
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Orthodox teacher and wigmaker, Ruchama and Tikva, embark on a journey to fulfill their dream of making movies within the closed society in which they live. Ruchama is writing and producing ... See full summary »

Director: Efrat Shalom Danon | Stars: Ruchama Mandliel, Tikva Stolov, Marlin Venig

Votes: 6