Tag: jewish

The Long Way Home (1997) 7.5

The Long Way Home (1997)

Storyline:After WWII, Jewish Holocaust survivors are moved into Displaced Persons' camps. After delays, more physical hardship, and years of uncertainty, they are permitted to begin new lives in Israel and the U.S. ...

The Yankles (2009) 5.2

The Yankles (2009)

Storyline:The Yankles is about Charlie Jones, a professional baseball player who was released from the Los Angeles Spirits because of a drinking problem. Upon being paroled from prison after serving time for his third...

They Call Me Dr. Miami (TV Movie 2020) 6.2

They Call Me Dr. Miami (TV Movie 2020)

Storyline:Dr. Michael Salzhauer - also known as Dr. Miami - who is one of the most famous plastic surgeons in the U.S., and the first doctor to livestream graphic procedures such as tummy tucks and breast augmentation...

All I Want Is Christmas (2012) 5.6

All I Want Is Christmas (2012)

Storyline:Ira J. Finkelstein is obsessed with Christmas. He's seen every Christmas movie ever made and his dreams are filled with reindeer, sleigh rides and SNOW. The problem? Ira's Jewish - and at 11 years old, Chris...

The Jazz Singer (1980) 5.9

The Jazz Singer (1980)

Storyline:Neil Diamond stars in this motion picture as Yussel Rabinovitch, a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career outside the synagogue in popular music as Jess Robin. Against the wishes of his rigid fathe...

Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema (2017) 6.9

Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema (2017)

Storyline:SHALOM BOLLYWOOD reveals the unlikely story of the 2000-year-old Indian Jewish community and its formative place in shaping the world's largest film industry. When Indian cinema began 100 years ago it was ta...

Lepke (1975) 5.6

Lepke (1975)

Storyline:Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter is head of Murder Inc., the syndicate that spattered the headlines of the day with blood.User Reviews: I have the 1975 paperback version of Lepke in my possession, and there are some ...

Kapò (1960) 7.6

Kapò (1960)

Storyline:Kapo is a black and white film that tells the story of a Jewish teenager sent to a concentration camp together with her parents. She manages to survive with the help of a Jewish doctor who gives her the iden...

Max (2002) 6.5

Max (2002)

Storyline:Munich, 1918. German-Jew Max Rothman has returned to much of his pre-war life which includes to his wife Nina and their two children, to his mistress Liselore von Peltz, and to his work as an art dealer. He ...

The Island on Bird Street (1997) 7.2

The Island on Bird Street (1997)

Storyline: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 his eyes. ...

Homicide (1991) 7

Homicide (1991)

Storyline:Policeman Bob Gold has to capture a murderer that not even the FBI has been able to find. But before he can even start he is re-assigned to the murder of an old Jewish lady in a black area. The evidence poin...

I Love You, I Love You Not (1996) 5.5

I Love You, I Love You Not (1996)

Storyline:Prep school student Daisy and her European-born grandmother Nana share the sad stories of their lives: Daisy tells Nana of her romance with young Ethan and problems in school because she's Jewish; and Nana t...

Enemies, A Love Story (1989) 6.6

Enemies, A Love Story (1989)

Storyline:Set in 1949 New York, a Holocaust survivor who makes a living as a ghostwriter for a Jewish rabbi, finds himself involved with three women - his current wife, a passionate affair with a married woman, and hi...

Au Revoir les Enfants (1987) 8

Au Revoir les Enfants (1987)

Storyline:In 1944, upper class boy Julien Quentin and his brother François travel to Catholic boarding school in the countryside after vacations. Julien is a leader and good student and when the new student Jean Bonne...

Esther (TV Movie 1999) 6.5

Esther (TV Movie 1999)

Storyline: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 of Susa to display...

Arranged (2007) 7.3

Arranged (2007)

Storyline:ARRANGED centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman who meet as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn. Over the course of the year they learn they share much i...

Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! (2009) 5.1

Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! (2009)

Storyline:Twenty-five year old real estate agent Nelson Hirsch is having problems telling his overbearing Jewish parents, Martin and Shirley Hirsch, that he's gay, let alone in a loving relationship not only with a ma...

Liberty Heights (1999) 6.8

Liberty Heights (1999)

Storyline:Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.User Reviews:

Europa Europa (1990) 7.3

Europa Europa (1990)

Storyline:A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. Although improba...

Mr. Skeffington (1944) 6.7

Mr. Skeffington (1944)

Storyline:A popular and beautiful woman is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man to save her brother from an embezzlement charge.User Reviews:

Black Ruby (2017) 8.4

Black Ruby (2017)

Storyline:Two best friends, Jules and Louis, hustlers and jazz musicians struggle to create a hit song planned to put Jules on the path to stardom. When Ruby, a young seductive black-Hispanic escort finagles her way i...

The Gatekeepers (2012) 7.6

The Gatekeepers (2012)

Storyline:A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets.User Reviews: Like it or not--and so...

Driving Miss Daisy (1989) 7.4

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Storyline:An elderly Jewish widow living in Atlanta can no longer drive. Her son insists she allow him to hire a driver, which in the 1950s meant a black man. She resists any change in her life but, Hoke, the driver i...

A Serious Man (2009) 7.1

A Serious Man (2009)

Storyline:Bloomington, Minnesota, 1967: Jewish physics lecturer Larry Gopnik is a serious and a very put-upon man. His daughter is stealing from him to save up for a nose job, his pot-head son, who gets stoned at his ...