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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and talky films with plots about jewish, religion, catholic, holocaust, nun, nazi and friendship 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), Lena: My 100 Children (1987). 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: survivor, anti semitism, holocaust, holocaust survivor, lawsuit, memory, neo nazi, jewish, courtroom
⇓ 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: nun, border crossing, nazi, prejudice, children, stealing food, anti semitism, nazis, sibling, mute child, nazi occupation, catholic ...
Time: year 1943
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: diary, tolerance, religion, child, nazi, catholic, christian, architect, tattoo, hanging, reconciliation, radio ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 teller, luck, fortune
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: jewish, gun, religious intolerance, post war, world war two, school, children
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: theatrical troupe, male female relationship, cross dressing, king, servant, seduction, bourbon, catholic, italian history, older man younger woman relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 1860s
Place: italy, naples italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, sincere, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, jewish, journey, collector, friendship, on the road, search, holocaust, anti semitism, human nature, prejudice, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, europe, kiev ukraine, berlin germany, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, religious, protestant, religion, undressing, female nudity, religious fanatic
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: drag racing, first sexual experience, catholic priest, religion, nun, catholic, priest, teenager, jewish
Time: 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, diplomat, world war two, starvation, jewish, racism, prejudice, nazi, captive, rescue, gulag
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, republican, atheism, hanging, bishop, revolution, fight, atheist, vatican, jewish
Time: 1820s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: adolescence, jewish, masturbation, teenage boy, swimming pool, friendship, humiliation, group of friends, urination, summer, jewish family
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: student film, post modern
Plot: marriage, friendship, jewish, african, third world, coming of age, nature, christian, spirituality, hip hop, love, african american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: jewish, overprotective parent, holocaust survivor, dysfunctional family, teen angst, holocaust, parent child relationship, hidden money, jewish family, survivor, mother son relationship
Time: 1960s, year 1967
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 25
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: hare krishna, karma, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father, male female relationship, interracial love relationship, destiny, childhood friends, artist, art, cultural difference, arranged marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sister Mary Explains It All (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As Sister Mary delivers a lecture on sin and its consequences, she's interrupted by several of her former students, who have little positive to say about how a Catholic education has impacted their lives.
Style: realistic, biting, semi serious, talky, humorous
Plot: religions or cults, school, rivalry, church, society, boarding school life, clergy, disorder, evil nun, catholic church, nun, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
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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, teenage pregnancy, arranged marriage, road trip, interracial friendship, parent child relationship, ethnic, puberty, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship
Place: amsterdam, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, friend, classroom, memory, school uniform, grandfather granddaughter relationship, prejudice, train station, spanking, braided hair, protest march, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, parents and children, family problems, couples, religions or cults, physical appearance, society, couple relations, gender, gays and lesbians, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: friend, friendship, little girl, little boy, catholic, religion, children, anti semitism, jewish
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, convent, brothel, financial crisis, punishment, courtroom, prostitution, religion, nun, catholic, prayer, lamb ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: photographer, boy, flashback, marital strife, family life, acrobat, small town life, poverty, religion, female nudity, small town, funeral ...
Time: 1920s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 435
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, nazi, diary, sibling rivalry, magazine, singing, hotel, choir, classical music, father daughter relationship, singer, composer ...
Time: year 1977
Place: germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: kiss, tobacco, poverty, poor, farming, wealth, battle, period piece, donkey, slavery, civil war, rich ...
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 6K
The Comedian (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look at the life of an aging insult comic.
Style: captivating, melancholic, light, comic
Plot: aging, comedian, insult, comedy club, comeback, jewish, brother brother relationship, jail, older man younger woman relationship, viral video, parolee, stand up ...
Place: florida, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Freud Leaving Home (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this story, the 60th birthday of Cohen-family matriarch Rosha is the occasion for a gathering of her children from the diverse places around the world. The central character in this drama, however, is Angelique, whose interest in psychoanalysis ...
Plot: cancer, sister, brother sister relationship, jewish, brother
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 69
The Crucible (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Landmark adaptation of the Arthur Miller play. Nominated for 3 Emmy awards.
Plot: witch hunt, devil, witchcraft, lucifer, possession, superstition, hysteria, justice, adultery, courtroom, slave, minister ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 336
Virgin Mary (1995)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Croatia, Canada, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1981 in Medjugorje (BA), a group of kids claim that Virgin Mary appeared to them on a hill. The local priest believes them and spreads the word. Religious tourism blossoms. The communist government is concerned and arrests the priest.
Plot: communism, mountain, virgin mary, nun, religion, faith, priest, propaganda, execution
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Mountain of the Lord (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Recounts the 40-year history of building the Salt Lake Temple, shown as if recounted by Wilford Woodruff to a young reporter. It portrays the pioneers' dedication to temple worship.
Plot: diary, latter day saints, construction, temple, mormonism, reporter, religion, interview, prayer, mormon, building, architect
Time: 1860s, 1850s, 1880s, 1870s, 19th century ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 168
Blue Ridge (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paranoid and unpredictable, J.T. lives a solitary life of used tires and decaying trailers. Despite his situation, J.T. wins the love of Sara, an innocent young girl left alone in the world after losing the last of her family.
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: society, underdog, love and romance, love, murder, gun, mobile home, racism, religion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%