Hebrew movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hebrew movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspense and touching films and TV shows about / with hebrew, jewish, singing, husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, family relations, father son relationship, mother son relationship, death and telephone call plots mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres shot in USA, Israel, France and other countries.
hebrew movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hebrew: Those People (2015), Operation Finale (2018), Sallah (1964), Walking with the Enemy (2013), Aliyah (2012), Family Prayers (1993), Let There Be Light! (1998), Moses: Egypt's Great Prince (1998), Up the Precepice (1978), Past Life (2016).

List of hebrew movies

Those People (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Manhattan's gilded Upper East Side, a young gay painter is torn between an obsession with his infamous best friend and a promising new romance with an older foreign pianist.
Style: tense, bleak, enigmatic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, gay romance, friendship, homosexuality, best friend, gay protagonist, painter, gay lead character, pianist, gay culture ...
Place: beirut lebanon, lebanon, manhattan new york city, new york
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Operation Finale (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.
Style: based on true events, ambiguous ending, tense, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: war criminal, mossad, chase, manhunt, nazi hunter, nazi, runaway, ss, secret agents, jewish, mission, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, year 1960, year 1954, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: argentina, israel, austria, buenos aires argentina, germany ...
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Sallah (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sallah Shabati, the patriarch of the big family recently arrived to Israel from Yemen, tries to make money and get better housing, in a country that can barely provide for its own and is in the midst of absorbing hundreds of thousands of Jewish ...
Style: humorous, biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, satire, immigrants, family life, fighting the system, society, rebellion, jewish, husband wife relationship, refugee camp, cigarette smoking, father child relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: israel
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Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, danger, war, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, world war two, betrayal, wartime life, gestapo ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1946, year 1962 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, russia, germany ...
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Aliyah (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paris 2011. Alex is 27. He's lives off dealing and pays the debts of his brother, Isaac, who after being his support has now become dead weight. When his cousin announces he's going to open a restaurant in Tel Aviv, Alex imagines he can ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, moral dilemma, immigrants, lifestyle, society, brother brother relationship, drug dealer, debt, breakup, starting over, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, israel
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Family Prayers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: This coming of age story set in the 1960s takes a look at the effects of a couple's break-up on a sensitive, thirteen year old Jewish boy in the 1960s.
Plot: bar mitzvah, girl, hippie, birthday, husband wife relationship, piano, newspaper, party, freezer, cigarette smoking, sister sister relationship, ice cream ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: los angeles, vietnam, california
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Let There Be Light! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: God comes to Earth in order to make a film.
Plot: bible, typewriter, hebrew, jewish, angel, switching bodies, satire, hollywood sign, cockroach, devil, asteroid, tv set ...
Place: paris france
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Moses: Egypt's Great Prince (1998)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: The adopted prince of Egypt, Moses eventually learns the truth behind his identity, and must make a decision whether to follow his heart away from Egypt, or remain as prince. Journey back in time with young Moses from the moment he is adopted by the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: pyramid, tough guy, battle, good versus evil, fire, israeli, jewish, blind man, old man, christian, cartoon dog, dog ...
Place: egypt
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Up the Precepice (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The movie is about an Egyptian female who gets involved in spying for Israel.
Plot: espionage, mystery, spy, parents, pyramid, gambling, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, university, dog, airplane, general, sex ...
Time: year 1973
Place: cairo egypt, paris france, tunisia
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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.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: scandal, classical music, sibling rivalry, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, jewish, magazine, composer, singer, diary, nazi, choir ...
Time: year 1977
Place: germany, poland, berlin germany
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Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: intellectual, exciting, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jews, jewish, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, atheist, romance, existentialism, adolescence, student, war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1955, year 1951, 20th century
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo
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Walk on Water (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eyal, an Israeli Mossad agent, is given the mission to track down and kill the very old Alfred Himmelman, an ex-Nazi officer, who might still be alive. Pretending to be a tourist guide, he befriends his grandson Axel, in Israel to visit his sister ...
Style: tense, sincere, suspenseful, captivating, intense ...
Plot: family secret, gay slur, hitman, redemption, haunted by the past, introspection, working undercover, undercover, unlikely couple, war crime, machismo, german ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, germany, berlin germany, jerusalem, middle east ...
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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 ...
Plot: polish, hebrew, cultural difference, holocaust, religion, catholic, jewish
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Risen (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in ...
Style: biblical, enigmatic, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, apostle, jesus christ, messiah, resurrection, investigation, interrogation, race against time, betrayal, faith, desert, religious ...
Time: 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, rome italy ...
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Jellyfish (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: 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. Batya, a catering waitress, takes in a young child ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: wedding, film within a film, honeymoon, family relations, estrangement, city life, friendship, parents and children, orphan, lifestyle, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, asia, mediterranean sea, middle east, tel aviv israel
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West Beirut (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Norway, Lebanon, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: school has closed, the violence is fascinating, getting from ...
Style: touching, melancholic, compassionate, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: politics, society, friendship, coming of age, civil war, revolution, teenage life, prejudice, lebanese, segregation, honest, survival ...
Time: 90s, 70s, year 1975
Place: lebanon, middle east, israel, beirut lebanon, france ...
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Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautifully affecting love story that has rightly earned comparisons to Brokeback Mountain, Haim Tabakman's potent yet impeccably restrained tale has won awards and accolades at film festivals the world over. Aaron, a pillar in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, captivating, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, gay love, forbidden love, sexual tension, first gay sexual experience, rabbi, love and romance, love affair, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
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Christmas in South Park (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There's no better time of year than Christmas, especially in South Park. So, stop fighting with the family, gather 'round the fire and watch these classic South Park episodes. Join in as the citizens of South Park sing many of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, biting, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mischievous children, social relations, buddies, youth, totalitarianism, religions or cults, christmas, disorder, partners, anger, frustration, bullying ...
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, depressing, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cancer, high school, friends, friendship, teenagers, dying, adolescence, terminal illness, teenager, leukemia, family relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, family in danger, danger, curses spells and rituals, evil force, supernatural, ghost, artifact, supernatural horror, paranormal activity, family relations, ancient mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, uncover truth, danger, woman in danger, ghosts, death, twins, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
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Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: epic, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: anti semitism, holocaust, politics, family relations, society, family life, political unrest, siblings relations, fascism, dictatorship, generation gap, fencing ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 90s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, budapest hungary, israel ...
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Crossing Over (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Immigrants from around the world enter Los Angeles every day, with hopeful visions of a better life, but little notion of what that life may cost. Their desperate scenarios test the humanity of immigration enforcement officers. In Crossing Over, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, intense, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, deportation, culture clash, social differences, society, fighting the system, life is a bitch, state affairs, social problems, interracial relations, americana, rabbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, bangladesh, united states, san diego california ...
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Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: battles, military, heroes, danger, society, ambition, war, military life, human spirit, political unrest, against the odds, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1947, year 1948
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, jerusalem
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Holy Rollers (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events in the late nineties when Hasidic Jews were recruited as mules to smuggle ecstasy from Europe into the United States.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, factual
Plot: rabbi, drug dealing, crimes, lifestyle, partners, society, unlikely criminals, drugs/alcohol, religions or cults, drug trafficking, drug traffic, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, amsterdam
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Out in the Dark (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two young men — a Palestinian grad student and an Israeli lawyer — meet and fall in love amidst personal and political intrigue in this striking debut feature from Israeli director Michael Mayer.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, bleak, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gay couple, family relations, gay student, gay sex, love affair, society, impossible love, romance, homosexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, tel aviv israel, mediterranean sea ...
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Snails in the Rain (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tel Aviv, Summer 1989. Boaz, a beautiful and alluring linguistics student, receives anonymous, male written love letters, that undermine his sexual identity and interfere on his peaceful life with his beloved girlfriend.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gay, homoeroticism, gays and lesbians, self discovery, lifestyle, couples, gender, gay relationship, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lie, living together ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is a smart, rueful and dead-on portrait of life's unending quest to fit in; and the girl who solves it by completely breaking out - introduces a feisty outsider hero unlike any other seen on screen. Esther Blueburger's quest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, misfit, family relations, switching roles, self discovery, eccentric family, youth, social relations, friends, high school life, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, israel, adelaide south australia, south australia
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Fill the Void (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Shira is the youngest daughter of the Mendelman family. She is about to be married off to a promising young man of the same age and background. It is a dream come true, and Shira feels prepared and excited. On Purim, her ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: rabbi, arranged marriage, orthodox jew, family relations, tradition, matchmaking, widower, moral dilemma, society, parents and children, introspection, women's rights ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, belgium
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David (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although members of the Hitler Youth chant anti-Semitic paroles in front of his house during the Purim festival, Rabbi Singer is still profoundly convinced that Germany will stay a safe country for him, his family, and his fellow believers. But ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional, rough ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, survival, family relations, rabbi, world war two, life is a bitch, parents and children, wartime life, urban, war, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, black sea, new york, vienna ...
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