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1. 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 English widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other.

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

Votes: 31,840

2. Marshall (2017)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

The story of Thurgood Marshall, the crusading lawyer who would become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.

Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown

Votes: 9,101 | Gross: $10.05M

3. The Dictator (2012)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.4
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58 Metascore

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 236,291 | Gross: $59.65M

4. Their Finest (2016)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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76 Metascore

A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.

Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 12,372 | Gross: $3.60M

5. 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: 114,250 | Gross: $9.19M

6. The Immigrant (2013)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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77 Metascore

1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner, Dagmara Dominczyk

Votes: 24,918 | Gross: $2.01M

7. Saul fia (2015)

R | 107 min | Drama, War

7.5
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89 Metascore

In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.

Director: László Nemes | Stars: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont

Votes: 35,157 | Gross: $1.78M

8. New York, I Love You (2008)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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49 Metascore

Several love stories set in one of the most loved cities of the world, New York City.

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

Votes: 41,895 | Gross: $1.59M

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: 33,290 | Gross: $0.41M

10. The Pillow Book (1996)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

A woman with a body writing fetish seeks to find a combined lover and calligrapher.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Vivian Wu, Ewan McGregor, Yoshi Oida, Ken Ogata

Votes: 11,317 | Gross: $2.29M

11. The Grey Zone (2001)

R | 108 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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58 Metascore

A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone.

Director: Tim Blake Nelson | Stars: David Arquette, Velizar Binev, David Chandler, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 9,382 | Gross: $0.52M

12. Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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52 Metascore

A portrait of the effects of schizophrenia on family life is the central focus.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Ewen Bremner, Brian Fisk, Chloë Sevigny, Werner Herzog

Votes: 5,865 | Gross: $0.08M

13. It Runs in the Family (2003)

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

5.6
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44 Metascore

This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Bernadette Peters, Rory Culkin

Votes: 4,287 | Gross: $7.38M

14. A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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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 »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Celia Johnson, Diana Dors, David Kossoff, Joe Robinson

Votes: 677

15. The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)

G | 95 min | Comedy

7.5
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A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police.

Director: Gérard Oury | Stars: Louis de Funès, Miou-Miou, Suzy Delair, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 10,059

16. The Aristocrats (2005)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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72 Metascore

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.

Director: Paul Provenza | Stars: George Carlin, Don Rickles, Chris Rock, Chris Albrecht

Votes: 15,430 | Gross: $6.38M

17. Demon (2015)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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80 Metascore

A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the dybbuk.

Director: Marcin Wrona | Stars: Itay Tiran, Agnieszka Zulewska, Andrzej Grabowski, Tomasz Schuchardt

Votes: 3,684 | Gross: $0.10M

18. Dummy (2002)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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48 Metascore

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.

Director: Greg Pritikin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Illeana Douglas, Vera Farmiga

Votes: 6,053 | Gross: $0.07M

19. The Infidel (2010)

TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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57 Metascore

An identity crisis comedy centred on Mahmud Nasir, successful business owner, and salt of the earth East End Muslim who discovers that he's adopted - and Jewish.

Director: Josh Appignanesi | Stars: Omid Djalili, Richard Schiff, Archie Panjabi, Igal Naor

Votes: 5,945

20. Train of Life (1998)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.7
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62 Metascore

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.

Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Lionel Abelanski, Rufus, Clément Harari, Michel Muller

Votes: 7,923 | Gross: $0.15M

21. The Saddest Music in the World (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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78 Metascore

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.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Mark McKinney, Maria de Medeiros, David Fox

Votes: 5,358 | Gross: $0.67M

22. O Ano em Que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias (2006)

PG | 110 min | Drama

7.5
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67 Metascore

A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.

Director: Cao Hamburger | Stars: Michel Joelsas, Germano Haiut, Daniela Piepszyk, Paulo Autran

Votes: 5,400 | Gross: $0.76M

23. Haven (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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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 »

Director: John Gray | Stars: Natasha Richardson, Colm Feore, Henry Czerny, Sheila McCarthy

Votes: 376

24. Hester Street (1975)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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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 »

Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Steven Keats, Carol Kane, Mel Howard, Dorrie Kavanaugh

Votes: 1,044

25. The Yankles (2009)

PG-13 | 115 min | Sport

5.1
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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.

Director: David R. Brooks | Stars: Brian Wimmer, Bart Johnson, Don Most, Michael Buster

Votes: 171

26. Alan & Naomi (1992)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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Set in the forties. A young Jewish boy is called on by his parents to help a young girl come out of her shell, imposed after she watched her father die at the hands of the Nazis.

Director: Sterling Van Wagenen | Stars: Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross, Amy Aquino

Votes: 353 | Gross: $0.26M

27. 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: 2,673 | Gross: $0.19M

28. Miss Rose White (1992 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Sister given up by Italian family only to be reunited 22 years later.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Kyra Sedgwick, Maureen Stapleton, Bari Biern

Votes: 212

29. Aaron's Magic Village (1995)

G | 77 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

5.2
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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 »

Director: Albert Hanan Kaminski | Stars: Tommy J. Michaels, Ronn Carroll, Tovah Feldshuh, Fyvush Finkel

Votes: 113

30. Born Reckless (1930)

Passed | 82 min | Crime, Drama, War

5.4
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Hoping to use the publicity to get re-elected, a judge sentences a notorious gangster to fight in the war.

Directors: Andrew Bennison, John Ford | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Catherine Dale Owen, William Harrigan, Marguerite Churchill

Votes: 270

31. The Doctor and the Girl (1949)

Passed | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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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 »

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Glenn Ford, Charles Coburn, Gloria DeHaven, Janet Leigh

Votes: 228

32. 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

33. YidLife Crisis (2014– )

Short, Comedy

4.9
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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 »

Stars: Jamie Elman, Eli Batalion, Léane Labrèche-Dor, Margot Azoulai

Votes: 95

34. Esperando al mesías (2000)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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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: 611

35. When Jews Were Funny (2013)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

5.9
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Surveys the history of Jewish comedy.

Director: Alan Zweig | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Gilbert Gottfried, Marc Maron, Bob Einstein

Votes: 394

36. So This Is Africa (1933)

Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey play a couple of broke, hungry vaudevillians who are holed up in a hotel room with a few (tame) lions. They are hired by a movie producer who wishes to send ... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Robert Woolsey, Bert Wheeler, Raquel Torres, Esther Muir

Votes: 64

37. The Stoolie (1972)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

5.3
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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 »

Directors: John G. Avildsen, George Silano | Stars: Jackie Mason, Josip Elic, Reid Cruickshanks, Dan Frazer

Votes: 66

38. It's in the Bag! (1945)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy

7.0
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The ringmaster of a flea circus inherits a fortune...if he can find which chair it's hidden in.

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Fred Allen, Jack Benny, Don Ameche, William Bendix

Votes: 397

39. The Ritchie Boys (2004)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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76 Metascore

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 »

Director: Christian Bauer | Stars: Michael Hanrahan, Werner Angress, Victor Brombert, Marlene Dietrich

Votes: 213

40. Gebürtig (2002)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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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 »

Directors: Robert Schindel, Lukas Stepanik | Stars: Peter Simonischek, Ruth Rieser, August Zirner, Katja Weitzenböck

Votes: 198

41. Love in the Rough (1930)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.7
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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.

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Dorothy Jordan, Benny Rubin, J.C. Nugent

Votes: 122

42. Un monde presque paisible (2002)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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67 Metascore

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 »

Director: Michel Deville | Stars: Simon Abkarian, Zabou Breitman, Vincent Elbaz, Lubna Azabal

Votes: 333 | Gross: $0.11M

43. Le grand rôle (2004)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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43 Metascore

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 »

Director: Steve Suissa | Stars: Stéphane Freiss, Bérénice Bejo, Peter Coyote, Paola Perez

Votes: 145 | Gross: $0.04M

44. True to the Navy (1930)

Passed | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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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.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Harry Green, Rex Bell

Votes: 77

45. Homeland (IV) (2008)

40 min | Short, Drama, History

6.2
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1948 War . Lolek,a young Holocaust survivor arrives in Israel and thrown in the middle of the desert. A stranger to the language and the new identity he is given, he is assigned in an ... See full synopsis »

Director: Dani Rosenberg | Stars: Itay Tiran, Mickey Leon, Natasha Manor, Oren Dolphin

Votes: 5

46. The Vow (1937)

88 min | Drama

7.7
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Two friends make a sacred pact pledging their newborn children, Rachel and Mendel, in marriage. Based on the same legend as S. Ansky's classic play The Dybbuk, this spirited film offers the divine intervention of Elijah and a happy ending.

Director: Henryk Szaro | Stars: Zygmunt Turkow, Kurt Katch, Estera Perlman, Izak Grudberg

Votes: 6

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

Unrated | 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: 200 | Gross: $1.13M

48. Where Is My Child? (1937)

95 min | Drama

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Celia Adler, doyenne of the Yiddish stage, gives a haunting performance as a new immigrant forced to give up her son. Obsessed with the thought of reuniting with him, she spends the next 25 years searching, pining, and bewailing her loss.

Directors: Abraham Leff, Henry Lynn | Stars: Celia Adler, Morris Strassberg, Morris Silberkasten, Anna Lillian

49. Children Must Laugh (1936)

61 min | Documentary

6.4
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One of just a few surviving documentaries about Jewish life in Poland before World War II, this film was produced to raise funds for the Vladimir Medem Sanatorium which stood as the ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksander Ford | Stars: A.L. Alexander, David Dubinsky, B. Charney Vladeck

Votes: 27

50. The Talk of Hollywood (1929)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.6
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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 »

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Nat Carr, Fay Marbe, Hope Sutherland, Sherling Oliver

Votes: 44