Rabbi movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rabbi movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, touching, semi serious and talky films and TV shows about / with rabbi, society, jewish, religions or cults, culture clash, religion, synagogue, redemption, judaism and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Israel, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rabbi: The Rabbi's Cat (2011), Invincible (2001), Fill the Void (2012), Keeping the Faith (2000), The Frisco Kid (1979), Pi (1998), Have a Little Faith (2011), David (1979), Hellbound (1994), The Wonders (2013).

List of rabbi movies

In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Warsau Ghetto of 1943, one man's struggle to keep his family together leads him to the ultimate crisis of faith, and one final chance at redemption. Written by legendary 'Twilight Zone' creator, Rod Sterling.
Style: gloomy, disturbing, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: rabbi, ghetto, holocaust, sexual abuse, survival, family life, human spirit, misfit, society, injustice, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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The Rabbi's Cat (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a rabbi and his talking cat, a sharp-tongued feline philosopher brimming with scathing humor and a less than pure love for the rabbi's teenage daughter.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: rabbi, racism, cat, portrait painting, jewish culture, pets, quibbling, imaginary, escapades, misfit partners, parents and children, interracial relations ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: algeria, africa
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 6.5
 4K
Invincible (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A Jewish strongman performs in Berlin as the blond Aryan hero Siegfried.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: rabbi, anti semitism, small town, jewish, clergy, fascism, human spirit, fighting the system, small town life, polish, society, nightclub ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, europe, berlin germany
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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: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: rabbi, matchmaking, arranged marriage, tradition, widower, jewish, family relations, family in crisis, death in the family, solace, family problems, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, belgium, kindergarten, tel aviv israel
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Keeping the Faith (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Best friends since they were kids, Rabbi Jacob Schram and Father Brian Finn are dynamic and popular young men living and working on New York's Upper West Side. When Anna Reilly, once their childhood friend and now grown into a beautiful ...
Style: clever, humorous, feel good, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: rabbi, love triangle, priest, catholicism, clergy, celibacy, friendship, romance, church, sexual tension, christianity, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: rabbi, fish out of water, old west, friendship, culture clash, crimes, heist, clergy, buddies, heroes, partners, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
Place: california, poland, san francisco, usa, europe
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 7.4
 160K
Pi (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The debut film from Darren Aronofsky in which a mathematical genius Maximilian Cohen discovers a link in the connection between numbers and reality and thus believes he can predict the future.
Style: mind bending, psychological, atmospheric, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: insanity, mathematics, paranoia, obsession, genius, rabbi, alienation, neighbor, surveillance, code, delusion, prodigy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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Have a Little Faith (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At age 82, Mitch Albom's former rabbi Albert Lewis wants the famous Detroit sportswriter to give his eulogy when the time comes. Albom makes a visit to his former home town in New Jersey, where Rabbi Lewis has served a congregation for about 50 ...
Style: uplifting, touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: rabbi, urban ghetto, religions or cults, starting over, hopes, redemption, columnist, clergy, personal growth, drugs, solidarity, homeless shelter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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 6.7
 114
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, rough, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: rabbi, holocaust, survival, anti semitism, parents and children, coming of age, urban, society, family relations, escapades, youth, danger ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, black sea, america, berlin germany ...
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 4.9
 3K
Hellbound (1994)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two Chicago police officers are sent to investigate the brutal murder of a rabbi. As the investigation begins, Shatter and Jackson are summoned to Israel for questioning. Upon arrival they realize that they are, in fact, pursuing a supernatural ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, christian horror, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, good versus evil, danger, rabbi, investigation, police, law enforcement, deadly, supernatural ability, master criminal, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1990s, middle ages
Place: israel, usa, jerusalem, chicago illinois
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Confessions of an American Bride (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young career woman Samantha 'Sam' Hoyt gets swept off her feet by Benjamin 'Ben' Rosen, who romances her better then anyone before, so she jumps at the offer of becoming his fiancée. If Ben thought a girls typical obsession with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rabbi, romance, obsession, disorder, couples, love and romance, couple relations, nothing goes right, culture clash, love triangle, true love, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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 6.2
 283
The Wonders (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Avi Nesher's new film tracks the complex relationship between a Jerusalem Graffiti artist and a mysterious modern day prophet who is imprisoned in an abandoned apartment across the Artist's window.
Style: offbeat, surreal, realistic, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: rabbi, private detective, society, lifestyle, intrigue, foreknowledge, mysterious character, mystery, artists and showbiz, crimes, amateur detective, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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You Might as Well Live (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: On the advice of his childhood hero, Robert R. Mutt embarks on a madcap adventure to attain the three keys to being a "somebody" - a girl, some money and a championship ring.
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: mental institution, rabbi, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hockey, hospital, ambition, human nature, self discovery, bondage, clown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.1
 388
Hello, Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Israel, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: French film icons Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, romance, disorder, couples, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, society, misfit, religions or cults, midlife crisis, culture clash, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, israel, middle east, europe, tel aviv israel
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Goltzius and the Pelican Company (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, History
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, Croatia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Goltzius and the Pelican Company tells the story of Hendrik Goltzius, a late 16th century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints. A contemporary of Rembrandt and, indeed, more celebrated during his life, Goltzius seduces the Margrave of Alsace ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: rabbi, sexuality, obsession, artists and showbiz, money raising, religions or cults, society, human nature, innocence lost, actor's life, performer's life, nipples ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: europe
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Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations of Fiedlers collide in a crazy family reunion. As they prepare for the biggest Bar Mitzvah on the block, they begin to see that they're much more alike ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good
Plot: rabbi, coming of age, party, manhood, social differences, estrangement, clergy, couples, lifestyle, event planner, family life, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new mexico
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Hester Street (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steven Keats plays a Russian emigre who prides himself on the way he's molded himself into a real Yankee in the USA, though the world he lives in, New York's Lower East Side in the late 19th century, is almost exclusively populated by ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: rabbi, loan, infidelity, culture clash, family relations, romance, love and romance, immigrants, couples, family life, new wave, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: usa, new york, russia, poland, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A put-upon Jewish deli owner in Brooklyn dreams of getting out from underneath the thumb of his domineering father and his haughty fashion-model girlfriend by buying his own restaurant in midtown Manhattan.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, rabbi, parents and children, religions or cults, couples, family life, clergy, loan, society, love and romance, romance, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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A Stranger Among Us (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken power, a world where the only way out is deeper in!
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, jewish, rabbi, police, violence, exploitation, police investigation, crime, investigation, culture clash, adoption ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, new jersey, san francisco
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Stolen Summer (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete, an eight-year-old Catholic boy growing up in the suburbs of Chicago in the mid-1970s, attends Catholic school, where as classes let out for the summer, he's admonished by a nun to follow the path of the Lord, and not that of the Devil. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, sincere, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, friendship, nun, rabbi, afterlife, society, innocence lost, religions or cults, suburbs, family relations, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, future, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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 5.9
 5K
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rabbi, religions or cults, society, lifestyle, innocence lost, partners, unlikely criminals, drugs/alcohol, crime, friends, crimes, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.7
 3K
The Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charlie Berns (William H. Macy) is a veteran Hollywood movie producer who has given up on his career and life. That is until his idealistic screenwriter nephew (Jason Ritter) comes bearing the script of a lifetime and Charlie decides to give his ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious
Plot: kidnapping, hollywood, rabbi, filmmaking, disorder, dishonesty, actor's life, showbiz, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, cape town south africa, prague czech republic, south africa
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 4.8
 47K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Drama, 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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, woman in danger, afterlife, danger, revenge, haunted by the past, death, rabbi, twins, ghosts, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 2K
The Secrets (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In The Secrets, two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing, let alone speak out. Naomi, the studious, devoutly religious daughter of a prominent rabbi, convinces her ...
Style: tense, gloomy, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, rabbi, coming out, religions or cults, repression, individualism, rebelliousness, selflessness, self discovery, rebellion, prodigy, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A priest is sent to a small parish in the Polish countryside which is believed to be under demonic possession and there he finds his own temptations awaiting.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, sexual
Plot: nun, convent, forbidden love, rabbi, possession, society, polish, love affair, fall in love, uncontrollable, curses spells and rituals, mystery ...
Time: 17th century
Place: poland
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 7.4
 2K
Ushpizin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Jerusalem's orthodox neighborhoods, it's Succoth, seven days celebrating life's essentials in a sukkah, a temporary shack of both deprivation and hospitality. A devout couple, Moshe and Mali, married nearly five years and ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: uninvited guest, rabbi, charity, religions or cults, redemption, couples, society, family relations, couple relations, hopes, cause and meaning, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality.
Style: sexual, humorous, surreal, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, mad scientist, rabbi, perversion, promiscuity, orgasm, castle, aphrodisiac, jester, king, homosexuality, sheep ...
Time: 1960s
Place: new york
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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, serious, gloomy, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: forbidden love, rabbi, gay, jewish, gay relationship, butcher, misfit, gender, gossip and rumors, social relations, religions or cults, sexual tension ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
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Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: judaism, anti semitism, arranged marriage, village life, village, housewife, rabbi, grudge, dream, tradition, milkman, elopement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: ukraine, europe, russia, poland, israel
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 6.7
 22K
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, touching, intense ...
Plot: immigrants, deportation, culture clash, social differences, society, americana, american dream, fighting the system, state affairs, life is a bitch, social problems, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico, southern california, san diego california ...
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