Movies like Ezer Kenegdo

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Ezer Kenegdo (2017)
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Ezer Kenegdo (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frictions develop when Yisroel "Izzy" Jonigkeyt, a Chassidic Jew from Crown Heights, travels to San Francisco to visit Polish-born Catholic friend Marek Wisniewski with the intent of discovering why a Bay Area art-world iconoclast named Harry Kierk seeks to destroy a lifetime's worth of his own work. As the visit progresses, Izzy and Marek discover for the first time that complex historical baggage impinges on their curious friendship and, soon, they begin to understand why Kierk is driven towards destruction. Continued encounters with Marek's vaguely anti-Semitic cousin Irek (who is their only gateway to contact Kierk) only compound these tensions.
Plot: holocaust, religion, jewish, polish, catholic, cultural difference, hebrew

Most similar movies to Ezer Kenegdo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, thought provoking and touching films with plots about jewish, religion, catholic, holocaust, family relations, world war two and nazi mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres. Some movies like Ezer Kenegdo: Never Forget (1991), Miracle at Moreaux (1985), Esther's Diary (2010), Odds (2018), Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Never Forget (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Mermelstein (Leonard Nimoy) and Mrs. Mermelstein (Blythe Danner) a true-life California couple, thrown into the spotlight of judicial history in the 1980s. He is a Hungarian-born Jew, sole-survivor of his family's extermination at ...
Plot: holocaust, survivor, anti semitism, neo nazi, holocaust survivor, courtroom, memory, lawsuit, jewish, pursuit, bullying
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Miracle at Moreaux (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Drama - On a December night in 1943, three Jewish children escape from Nazi-occupied France and are given refuge by Sister Gabrielle at a Catholic school in which the gentile students must face their fears about harboring Jews from the Nazis. As the ...
Plot: escape, nazis, children, convent school, border crossing, mute child, catholic, sibling, anti semitism, world war two, mute, hanukkah ...
Time: year 1943
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Esther's Diary (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two successful, modern day American women, Maria and Sarah, are brought together by a secret connection they never knew they had; their mothers, Apolonia, a Christian, and Esther, a Jew, were best friends during the Polish Holocaust. A recently ...
Plot: death, radio, christian, tattoo, architect, child, nazi, tolerance, family relations, retirement home, headstone, cemetery ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Odds (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: ODDS is a dark comedy reflecting on a woman's struggle with looking for work, meaning, and possibly love in this strange, difficult and modern world - while an odd cast of characters weave through her life. She tries to find her way by seeking ...
Plot: fortune, fortune teller, luck, odyssey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.
Plot: holocaust, lifesaver, heroes, nazi, jewish, world war two, rescue, diplomat, prejudice, starvation, captive, racism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lena: My 100 Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the end of World War II Lena Kuchler arrives at a refuge camp in search of her disappeared family members. But at this place she can get no information in her case but only encounters hungry children.
Plot: world war two, gun, jewish, school, religious intolerance, post war, children
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 99K
The Two Popes (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Explores the relationship and opposing visions between two of the most powerful leaders in the Catholic Church, both of whom must address their own pasts and the demands of the modern world in order to move the church forward.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, humorous, dark humor, based on true events
Plot: vatican, catholic church, pope, religion, catholicism, catholic, catholic priest, cardinal the priest, priest, forgiveness, guilt, confession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: rome italy, buenos aires argentina, italy, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather ...
Style: tragicomedy, touching, sentimental, sincere, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, jewish, journey, search, collector, friendship, on the road, anti semitism, holocaust, human nature, prejudice, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, europe, berlin germany, kiev ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The King of Naples (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of the key factors in Italian unification was the overthrow in 1860 of Francesco, the King of Naples and the two Sicilies, who went into elegant but impoverished exile in Rome with his queen Maria Sofia. This serio-comic drama follows the ...
Plot: italian history, seduction, cross dressing, catholic, servant, bourbon, theatrical troupe, older man younger woman relationship, king, male female relationship, war for independence, weirdo ...
Time: 1860s
Place: naples italy, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
For the Very First Time (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teen-aged Catholic girl carries on a secret relationship.
Plot: teenager, priest, nun, jewish, catholic priest, catholic, first sexual experience, drag racing, religion
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Call to Remember (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paula Tobias, a Holocaust survivor who has suffered the ultimate personal tragedy of losing her spouse and children during the Nazi occupation of World War II. Now re-married and living in America during the late 1960's with husband David, they ...
Plot: holocaust, teen angst, holocaust survivor, overprotective parent, dysfunctional family, family relations, remarry, injury, jewish, parent child relationship, survivor, hidden money ...
Time: year 1967, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
For Here or to Go? (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring Indian tech entrepreneur in the Silicon Valley finds himself unexpectedly battling the bizarre American immigration system to keep his dream alive or prepare to return home forever.
Plot: immigration, female director, cultural difference, immigrants
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A real time recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which leading SS and Nazi Party officals gathered to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, the Wannsee Conference was the ...
Style: talky, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, genocide, racism, anti semitism, conspiracy, deportation, wartime life, interracial relations, murder, state affairs, immigrants ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe, germany, warsaw poland, palestine, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Cheese Head (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lasting tradition clashes with new ideas in director Ariel Winograd's tale of a mischievous pre-adolescent whose family spends their summers basking in the comfortable surroundings of a picturesque Jewish country club. Ariel is a young boy ...
Plot: jewish, adolescence, swimming pool, urination, friendship, masturbation, teenage boy, humiliation, group of friends, jewish family, summer
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Conspirators (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Rome, 1825. Bishop Rivarola (Tognazzi) and colonel Nardoni (Salerno) are in charge to suppress liberal revolution. Shoemaker Cornacchia (Manfredi) got the information that the liberal Filippo Spada (Ekland) is a spy and is going to denounce his ...
Plot: shoemaker, liberal, italian history, jewish, hanging, revolution, atheism, vatican, war for independence, fight, republican, bishop ...
Time: 1820s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Act of the Heart (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A woman's peculiar religious convictions lead her on a self-destructive path.
Plot: catholic, devotion, self destruction, self destructing, nudity (full frontal - brief), religious fanatic, religion, female nudity, protestant, undressing, religious
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Friendship in Vienna (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inge Dournenvald and Lise Mueller are best friends in pre-WW2 Austria, despite the fact that Inge is Jewish and Lise is the daughter of a Nazi sympathizer. When they are forbidden to see each other, they meet secretly. After the Germans invade ...
Plot: nazi occupation, priest, domineering father, roller coaster, broken leg, childhood memory, memory, prejudice, protest march, friendship between girls, baptism, train station ...
Time: year 1938, 1930s
Place: vienna, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Perfect Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, church, religions or cults, family problems, couples, society, physical appearance, parents and children, couple relations, gender, gays and lesbians, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Dixie: Changing Habits (1983)    TVM (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dixie is caught operating a whore house, and is sentenced to 90 days house arrest in a convent! Can Dixie bend to the ways of the convent nuns to avoid jail?
Plot: mother superior, judge, convent, pottery, prostitution, police, financial crisis, lamb, punishment, courtroom, catholic, religion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I Love You Too (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Have you ever been tempted to fall in love with your best friend? Well meet Whitney. When she is down on her luck with guys she turns to the one person who understands her, Dawson. His advice wasn't doing nothing but taking her heart. For ...
Style: post modern
Audience: student film
Plot: latin, satire, urban setting, christian, jewish, coming of age, friendship, marriage, african, african american, nature, spirituality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Men Go to Battle (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kentucky, 1861. Francis and Henry Mellon depend on each other to keep their unkempt estate afloat as winter encroaches. After Francis takes a casual fight too far, Henry ventures off in the night, leaving each of them to struggle through the wartime ...
Plot: farming, poor, rich, wealth, poverty, farm, tobacco, period piece, donkey, battle, post punk, classroom ...
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gruber's Journey (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt », a war correspondent for « Corriere de la Sera », arrives in Iasi, in the north of ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, mass murder, war correspondent, jewish
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 992
Dunya & Desie (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dunya and Desie are two 18 year old best friends from Amsterdam North. Dunya is Moroccan and Desie is Dutch. On Dunya's Birthday she is told that her marriage has been arranged with a distant cousin in Morocco. Dunya and her family will travel ...
Style: multicultural
Plot: cultural difference, family relations, parent child relationship, teenage pregnancy, road trip, arranged marriage, interracial friendship, ethnic, puberty, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship
Place: amsterdam, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mixing Karma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Comedy about a Seattle family whose son wants to go into art with encouragement from their Indian neighbors.
Plot: father, cultural difference, interracial love relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, arranged marriage, art, destiny, karma, artist, hare krishna, childhood friend, interracial relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Not Bad for a Human (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film follows a boy and the relationship between his birth mother and step mother. Based on the novels by Aapeli.
Style: social realism
Plot: gossip, winter, dancer, acrobat, family life, funeral procession, sex scene, funeral, bare breasts, boy, small community, young love ...
Time: 1920s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 1K
Girlfriends (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A photographer and her girlfriend are roommates. She is stuck with small-change shooting jobs and dreams of success. When her roommate decides to get married and leave, she feels hurt and has to learn how to deal with living alone.
Style: feminist film
Plot: single, photographer, roommate, rabbi, jewish, female director, female friendship, red wine, marriage, friendship, young woman, insecurity ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wish I Was Here (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, is 35 years old and still trying to find a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Plot: direction and purpose, self discovery, thirtysomething life, actor's life, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, artists and showbiz, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, jewish, brother brother relationship, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 495
Past Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the fascinating new film from director Avi Nesher (The Wonders), two Israeli sisters delve into the dark mystery of their father’s former life in Poland during World War II.
Plot: scandal, diary, classical music, telegram, magazine, hospital, father daughter relationship, concert, singing, cancer, jewish, holocaust ...
Time: year 1977
Place: germany, poland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 65
Forced March (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Originally shot in Hungary in 1988, this new version of FORCED MARCH is even more haunting, given the re-emergence of anti-Semitism in today’s Hungary. Chris Sarandon plays BEN KLINE, an American television star and a “bankable name” who is ...
Plot: actress, holocaust, movie star, director, world war two, film within a film, actor, jewish, father son relationship, poet, poem, notebook ...
Place: hungary, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 430
Hand in Hand (1961)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Seven-year-olds Michael and Rachel are best friends who do everything together and who have vowed to remain friends "forever and ever and can't be parted for never and never." Unfortunately, the society that Michael and Rachel live ...
Plot: religion, catholic, anti semitism, children, little girl, friend, friendship, jewish, little boy, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%