With Israeli Film Fund (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Tel Aviv on Fire (2018)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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70 Metascore

Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise - until the ... See full summary »

Director: Sameh Zoabi | Stars: Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv Biton, Maisa Abd Elhadi

Votes: 857 | Gross: $0.45M

2. Lebanon (2009)

R | 93 min | Drama, War

6.9
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85 Metascore

During the First Lebanon War in 1982, a lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town.

Director: Samuel Maoz | Stars: Yoav Donat, Itay Tiran, Oshri Cohen, Michael Moshonov

Votes: 10,616 | Gross: $0.37M

3. Late Marriage (2001)

Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be ... See full summary »

Director: Dover Koshashvili | Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Ronit Elkabetz, Moni Moshonov, Lili Koshashvili

Votes: 2,899 | Gross: $1.55M

4. The Bubble (2006)

Unrated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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61 Metascore

The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the ... See full summary »

Director: Eytan Fox | Stars: Ohad Knoller, Yousef 'Joe' Sweid, Daniella Wircer, Alon Friedman

Votes: 5,180 | Gross: $0.16M

5. Lemon Tree (2008)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War

7.4
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74 Metascore

The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.

Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Rona Lipaz-Michael, Ali Suliman, Doron Tavory

Votes: 6,033 | Gross: $0.57M

6. Footnote (2011)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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82 Metascore

Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak.

Director: Joseph Cedar | Stars: Shlomo Bar-Aba, Lior Ashkenazi, Aliza Rosen, Alma Zack

Votes: 5,412 | Gross: $2.01M

7. Walk on Water (2004)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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65 Metascore

Following the suicide of his wife, an Israeli intelligence agent is assigned to befriend the grandchildren of a Nazi war criminal.

Director: Eytan Fox | Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Knut Berger, Caroline Peters, Gideon Shemer

Votes: 6,365 | Gross: $2.71M

8. Inheritance (I) (2012)

88 min | Drama

6.0
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As a new conflict opposes Israel and Lebanon, Hajar, a young Palestinian student, returns to her native village in Galilee on the occasion of a wedding in the family. Just before the ... See full summary »

Director: Hiam Abbass | Stars: Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Yussuf Abu-Warda, Ali Suliman

Votes: 121

9. The Syrian Bride (2004)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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70 Metascore

In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the... See full summary »

Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Makram Khoury, Clara Khoury, Ashraf Barhom

Votes: 3,120 | Gross: $0.38M

10. Strangers (II) (2007)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.

Directors: Guy Nattiv, Erez Tadmor | Stars: Liron Levo, Lubna Azabal, Abdallah El Akal, Birol Ünel

Votes: 416

11. Jellyfish (2007)

Unrated | 78 min | Drama

7.0
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67 Metascore

Meduzot (the Hebrew word for Jellyfish) tells the story of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life... See full summary »

Directors: Shira Geffen, Etgar Keret | Stars: Sarah Adler, Nikol Leidman, Gera Sandler, Noa Raban

Votes: 2,443 | Gross: $0.34M

12. Scaffolding (2017)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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69 Metascore

17-year- old ASHER has always been the impulsive troublemaker, from primary school, all through junior high and high school. It's hard for him to concentrate in class, and he is compelled ... See full summary »

Director: Matan Yair | Stars: Asher Lax, Ami Smolartchik, Yaacov Cohen, Keren Berger

Votes: 442

13. The Day After I'm Gone (2019)

98 min | Drama

7.7
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A middle aged single father copes with his teenage daughter's wish to end her life.

Director: Nimrod Eldar | Stars: Menashe Noy, Zohar Meidan, Alon Neuman, Sarit Vino-Elad

Votes: 53

14. Nina's Tragedies (2003)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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61 Metascore

The taboo relationship between young Nadav and his Aunt Nina transcends definition on its way to odd highs and lows.

Director: Savi Gabizon | Stars: Ayelet Zurer, Yoram Hattab, Alon Aboutboul, Aviv Elkabeth

Votes: 714 | Gross: $0.24M

15. The Testament (2017)

88 min | Drama

7.2
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Yoel, a meticulous historian leading a significant debate against holocaust deniers, discovers that his mother carries a false identity. A mystery about a man who is willing to risk everything to discover the truth.

Director: Amichai Greenberg | Stars: Ori Pfeffer, Rivka Gur, Hagit Dasberg, Orna Rotenberg

Votes: 253

16. Broken Wings (2002)

R | 87 min | Drama

7.5
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75 Metascore

Daphne and her four children try to cope with the abrupt death of husband/father. As the family seems to fall apart, a sudden incident gives them a chance to heal their 'broken wings'.

Director: Nir Bergman | Stars: Orly Silbersatz, Maya Maron, Nitai Gvirtz, Daniel Magon

Votes: 2,295 | Gross: $0.41M

17. Flawless (2018)

97 min | Drama

6.5
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Three teenagers from Jerusalem sell their kidneys to pay for cosmetic surgery and prom dresses. As a secret uncovers they realize nothing is as it seems.

Directors: Tal Granit, Sharon Maymon | Stars: Stav Strashko, Netsanet Mekonen, Noam Lugasy, Assi Levy

Votes: 51

18. Comrade (2006)

90 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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A young boy, Ilan who is constantly fighting with his father finds a stack of secret letters. The writer of the letters is, Dalia his sister that has been missing since their mother's death... See full summary »

Director: Eyal Shiray | Stars: Adam Hirsch, Tinkerbell, Assi Dayan, Shraga Harpaz

Votes: 66

19. Red Fields (2019)

90 min | Drama, Musical

5.8
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This is the story of Mami, a young woman who was born and raised in a small impoverished town down south. She works at the snack bar at the local gas station and is in love with Nissim, her... See full summary »

Director: Keren Yedaya | Stars: Neta Elkayam, Ami Abu, Riki Gal, Yuval Banai

Votes: 21

20. Saint Clara (1996)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.9
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The year is 1999 and the storyline is actually a number of sub-plots all revolving around the 13-year old Clara, a girl that can predict the future and has telekinetic powers. The sub-plots... See full summary »

Directors: Ari Folman, Ori Sivan | Stars: Lucy Dubinchik, Halil Elohev, Johnny Peterson, Maya Maron

Votes: 621

21. Cannon Fodder (2013)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Horror

4.2
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Doron, a security operative, who takes on one last mission: to capture, number 3 in the terrorist organization of Hezbollah, in Lebanon. With an elite force, Doron enters Lebanon to ... See full summary »

Director: Eitan Gafny | Stars: Liron Levo, Yafit Shalev, Roy Miller, Emos Ayeno

Votes: 192

22. The Exchange (2011)

94 min | Drama

6.3
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A family man becomes obsessed with looking at his own life out of context.

Director: Eran Kolirin | Stars: Rotem Keinan, Sharon Tal, Dov Navon, Shirili Deshe

Votes: 267

23. Echo (2018)

92 min | Drama

6.7
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Avner suspects his wife Ella of having an affair. Secretly recording her telephone conversations, he turns into a spy in his own home, listening to them again and again. But while searching... See full summary »

Directors: Amikam Kovner, Assaf Snir | Stars: Yaël Abecassis, Guri Alfi, Ilanit Ben-Yaakov, Samuel Calderon

Votes: 23

24. Children of the Fall (2016)

110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.2
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Rachel Strode, a young immigrant with a dark secret in her past, comes to Israel in the Fall of 1973 to volunteer in a Kibbutz and then to convert to Judaism. Soon, she realizes that the ... See full summary »

Director: Eitan Gafny | Stars: Noa Maiman, Aki Avni, Yafit Shalev, Iftach Ophir

Votes: 39

25. Open Heart (2002)

96 min | Drama, Romance

4.2
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This beautiful love story that start's in Israel and going through all scene's of India, it's cultural, beauty and religions traditions brings us to the question: "What is this love?"..

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Aki Avni, Assi Dayan, Riki Gal, Dana Parnas

Votes: 87

26. Afterthought (2015)

105 min | Drama

7.4
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A story of two men in the old part of Haifa. Both are walking up and down the mountain in opposing directions. This setting provides a philosophical panorama on the condition of the ... See full summary »

Director: Elad Keidan | Stars: Itay Tiran, Uri Klauzner, Michaela Eshet, Ohad Shahar

Votes: 289

27. The Embryo Who Came in from the Cold (2020)

90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Post-production

5 IVF embryos embark on a journey to find their mother.

Director: Ganit Orian | Stars: Sarah Lynn Dawson, Aylam Orian, Ron Kari, Blair Dinucci

28. Baumschlager (2017)

102 min | Comedy

4.6
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In the break of an unexpected peace between Israel and Lebanon, an Austrian UN officer serves the border - his name is Baumschlager. No one would guess by the look of him, but Baumschlager ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Sicheritz | Stars: Thomas Stipsits, Gerti Drassl, Meyrav Feldman, Moran Rosenblatt

Votes: 58

29. Desperado Square (2001)

98 min | Drama

6.9
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In ha-Argazim, a neighborhood that time forgot, the one-year anniversary of Morris Mandabon's death is approaching, and his youngest son, Nissim has had a dream in which his father orders ... See full summary »

Director: Benny Toraty | Stars: Joseph Shiloach, Yona Elian, Mohammad Bakri, Uri Gavriel

Votes: 146

30. Children of the Fall: Director's Cut (2017)

111 min | Horror

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The official Director's cut of the Israeli Social Commentary Slasher film, that follows Rachel Strode in her journey to find a home and solace, which is interrupted by a mysterious killer that strikes on the eve of Yom Kippour.

Director: Eitan Gafny | Stars: Aki Avni, Noa Maiman, Yafit Shalev, Michael Ironside

31. Mr Predictable (2016)

103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Director: Roee Florentin | Stars: Yafit Asulin, Tzion Baruch, Meytal Gal, Guy Gurevich

Votes: 45

32. Tsili (2014)

88 min | Drama

4.9
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Director: Amos Gitai | Stars: Sarah Adler, Meshi Olinski, Leah Koenig, Adam Tsekhman

Votes: 50

33. Bazmek (2019)

82 min | Comedy

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Directors: Yossi Meiri, Ariel Weisbrod | Stars: Adi Bielski, Meytal Gal, Idan Mor, Yossi Tzabari

34. Dear Mr. Waldman (2006)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

7.1
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In the early sixties, Hilik, a ten years old boy who lives in Tel Aviv, Torn between his fear that his father, a holocaust survivor, would abandon him, and the wish to make him happy. Hilik... See full summary »

Director: Hanan Peled | Stars: Rami Heuberger, Evgenia Dodina, Ido Port, Roy Mayer

Votes: 75

35. The Belly Dancer (2006)

95 min | Action, Drama, Crime

5.0
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Director: Marek Rozenbaum | Stars: Meital Dohan, Alon Aboutboul, Yuval Segal, Uri Klauzner

Votes: 24

36. Things Behind the Sun (2006)

111 min | Drama

7.5
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Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved ... See full summary »

Director: Yuval Shafferman | Stars: Assi Dayan, Sandra Sade, Tess Hashiloni, Zohar Shtrauss

Votes: 83

37. Circus Palestina (1998)

83 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Eyal Halfon | Stars: Evgenia Dodina, Yoram Hattab, Amos Lavi, Bassam Zo'amat

Votes: 79

38. The Investigation Must Go On (2000)

94 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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The movie begins with an armed robbery that turns into a murder case when the victim of the attack dies without identifying the attackers. Shalom Shalom is a singer who has some links to ... See full synopsis »

Director: Marek Rozenbaum | Stars: Moshe Ivgy, Aki Avni, Osnat Fishman, David Danino

Votes: 38

39. The Mevorach Brothers (2000)

80 min | Drama

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Director: Nadav Levitan | Stars: Yaakov Yaakobson, Rozina Cambos, Asher Tzarfati, Aviva Ger

40. The Life and Death of Gotel Botel (2009)

Not Rated | 82 min | Musical

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Nati Ornan, an unknown musician and failed lover, lives in a grey world. During the day he is a genuine loser who lives with his mother and plays the part of a vacuum cleaner in a ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Sivan | Stars: Nadav Bossem, Hila Goshen, Smadar Jaaron, Noa Leibowitz

41. Yael (A Delegation Member) (2011)

28 min | Short

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Director: Asaf Saban | Stars: Yosef Carmon, Alona Dagan, Maayan Goshen, Yuval Nobleman

42. Golem (I) (2014)

78 min | Drama

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GOLEM is a film about two drifting souls living on the edge. They are lost, disconnected and have forgotten how to interact with others, yet they cry out for warm contact and touch. ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Doitch | Stars: Sharon Fridman, Elinor Kluger, Eli Menashe, Hana Raz

43. No Names on the Doors (1997)

84 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Nadav Levitan | Stars: Chava Alberstein, Mosko Alkalai, Avi Pnini, Dorit Lev-Ari

Votes: 10

44. Kasztner's Ark

Drama | Announced

The story of Rezsö (Rudolf) Kasztner and his rescue mission of 1.700 Hungarian Jews. In 1954 he was denounced in an Israeli Court for collaboration with the Nazis and subsequently assassinated for having "sold his soul to the Devil".

Director: János Edelényi

45. Coffee with Lemon (1994)

92 min | Drama

7.3
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Director: Leonid Gorovets | Stars: Aleksandr Abdulov, Tatyana Vasileva, Bruria Albeck, Valery Guryev

Votes: 10

46. A Brief History of Love (1996)

90 min | Drama

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Shaul and Rami are best friends, 40 years old. Both are in unhappy marriages, but Rami has found comfort in the arms of a Russian immigrant with whom he's having an affair.

Director: Isaac Zepel Yeshurun | Stars: Yuli Be'eri, Dvir Benedek, Samuel Calderon, Evgenia Dodina


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