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, captivating and semi serious films and TV shows about / with rabbi, jewish, society, judaism, religions or cults, culture clash, religion, family relations, synagogue and husband wife relationship 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: Fill the Void (2012), Ushpizin (2004), Keeping the Faith (2000), The Rabbi's Cat (2011), The Frisco Kid (1979), A Serious Man (2009), The Golem (2018), You Might as Well Live (2009), The Secrets (2007), Keeping Up with the Steins (2006).

List of rabbi movies

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: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rabbi, orthodox jew, judaism, arranged marriage, love and romance, family relations, matchmaking, widower, moral dilemma, women's rights, society, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, belgium, tel aviv israel, israel
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 7.3
 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: uplifting, touching, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: rabbi, charity, orthodox jew, religious, jewish, uninvited guest, redemption, couples, cause and meaning, religions or cults, family relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
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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: romantic, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, rabbi, romance, priest, catholicism, love story, friendship, jewish, love, judaism, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rabbi, cat, jewish culture, misfit partners, pets, religions or cults, obsessive quest, partners, on the road, disorder, racism, animal that acts human ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: algeria, africa
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 6.3
 11K
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Adventure, 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, touching, talky, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: rabbi, culture clash, friendship, old west, fish out of water, happy ending, jewish, partners, crimes, heist, buddies, clergy ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, pennsylvania, philadelphia ...
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 7.0
 144K
A Serious Man (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Serious Man is the story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been ...
Style: philosophical, cynical, talky, ironic, meditative ...
Plot: jewish, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, suburban life, professor, rabbi, teacher, life, neighbor, synagogue, torah, religion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, poland, california, canada
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 5.5
 6K
The Golem (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A re-imagining of the old mystical folklore that follows a woman and a tight-knit Jewish community that is besieged by foreign invaders. She conjures a dangerous creature to protect them but it may be more evil than she ever imagined.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, scary, exciting
Plot: golem, monster, ritual, rabbi, survival horror, legend, folklore, ancient, husband wife relationship, village, magic, synagogue ...
Time: contemporary, 17th century
Place: lithuania, europe
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The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, disturbing, light ...
Plot: jewish, rabbi, farce, chase, on the run, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, prosecution, disorder, partners, on the road, racial stereotype ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, new york, usa, france
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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, humorous, witty, realistic, clever
Plot: rabbi, ambition, self discovery, protest, life is a bitch, hopes, human nature, unfulfillment, toilet humor, mental institution, sex crime, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 2K
The Secrets (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 127 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: serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbianism, religions or cults, rabbi, selflessness, best friends, self discovery, lesbian interest, lgbtq, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trial story of Viviane Amsalem's five year fight to obtain her divorce in front of the only legal authority competent for divorce cases in Israel, the Rabbinical Court.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, touching, serious, suspense ...
Plot: judge, courtroom drama, divorce, fighting the system, rebellion, unhappy wife, marital separation, legal, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, society, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: rabbi, social differences, eccentric family, lifestyle, couples, family life, family gatherings, estrangement, parents and children, youth, empire, judaism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new mexico
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, factual, disturbing
Plot: rabbi, crimes, drug dealing, lifestyle, unlikely criminals, society, partners, religions or cults, drug traffic, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, amsterdam
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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: sincere, captivating, psychological, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: rabbi, redemption, clergy, religions or cults, urban ghetto, starting over, friendship, priest, faith, personal growth, christian, christmas ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 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, clever, enigmatic, stylized, uplifting ...
Plot: anti semitism, nazi, world war two, small town, strongman, strong man, human spirit, fighting the system, fight, rabbi, against humanity, occult ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1932
Place: poland, germany, berlin germany, europe
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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: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, rabbi, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, obsession, couples, love triangle, culture clash, wedding, breakup, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 453
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, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, culture clash, fish out of water, religions or cults, midlife crisis, society, nothing goes right, disorder, romance, husband wife relationship, jewish, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, france, paris france, europe, middle east ...
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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, sincere, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: judaism, afterlife, friendship, coming of age, school, youth, childhood, catholicism, mentor, friendship between boys, rabbi, family relations ...
Time: future, 1930s, 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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Live and Become (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews and are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his place and with his name (Schlomo) she takes a Christian 9-year-old boy.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: adoption, foster home, racism, family relations, refugee, rescue, rabbi, hidden identity, love of one's life, orphan, hopes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: africa, paris france, france, israel, ethiopia ...
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 4K
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: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, rabbi, police investigation, fighting crime, tough heroes, working undercover, police corruption, buddies, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 50s, middle ages, year 1951
Place: israel, chicago illinois, usa, jerusalem
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 1K
Coexister (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Under the pressure of his boss, a music producer decides to set up a group consisting of a rabbi, a priest and an imam to make them sing the living together. But the religious he recruits are far from being saints ...
Style: light, captivating, humorous, feel good, sexy
Plot: music band, employer employee relationship, priest, rabbi, religion, producer, tv show, hotel, radio, singer, flashback, prostitute ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 324
Snow in August (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a world filled with hatred, their only hope was magic. Believe and anything can happen.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: youth, culture clash, friendship, racism, life is a bitch, rabbi, human spirit, society, injustice, anti semitism, gang, haunted by the past ...
Place: czech republic, new york
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 222
The Yankles (2009)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: About Charlie Jones, a washed up, ex major league ballplayer, and how he gets a second chance at life and love by managing a Jewish, orthodox yeshiva baseball team.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Plot: jewish, against the odds, rabbi, sport team, contests and competitions, society, sport, rivalry, ambition, athlete and trainer, culture clash, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york yankees
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My Father My Lord (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 72 min.
Story: "My Father My Lord" is an intimate and deeply disturbing story of the conflict between a father's love and his deep devotion to religion. A respected Orthodox Rabbi dotes on his only son but his religious strictures leave an emotional ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, jewish, coming of age, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, life is a bitch, clergy, society, hopes, family problems, family tradition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The young Orthodox Jew, Motti Wolkenbruch, finds himself at a turning point. His beloved mother wants him to get married and presents one marriage candidate after the other. Unfortunately none of the woman pleases him, because they all look just ...
Style: light, captivating, humorous, contemplative
Plot: rabbi, matchmaking, family dinner, self discovery, family relations, looking for love, couples, fall in love, society, friendship, love and romance, bar mitzvah ...
Time: 21st century
Place: switzerland
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: emotional, touching, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, genocide, nazi, war, concentration camp, anti semitism, violence, against humanity, wartime, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, vatican, europe, israel ...
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The Final Inquiry (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It is the year 33 of the Vulgar Era. The Emperor Tiberius is troubled by strange phenomena, an earthquake and the sky turning black as an eclipse. His astrologers give him fair warning: their omens indicate that the world is in the throes of a great ...
Style: christian film, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, jesus, betrayal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rabbi, religions or cults, supernatural, unfulfillment, tragic hero, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 372
Hitler's Grave (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asia is a young Iranian woman whose brother has been tortured in prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran during the recent controversial presidential elections in Iran. She goes to Berlin to find the grave of Hitler fulfilling a promise made to her ...
Style: realistic, sincere, tense, serious, contemplative
Plot: society, strong female presence, rabbi, religions or cults, political unrest, iranian, promise
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east, europe, germany, berlin germany
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 1K
Nora's Will (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jose learns that Nora, the woman he was married to for 30 years and from whom divorced, has committed suicide. The rabbi explains Joseph that due to the celebrations this time of the year, if Nora is not buried that same day, they should wait at ...
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, couples, clergy, rabbi, funeral, tradition, death, love, ex wife, last wish, pizza, judaism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.4
 7K
The Infidel (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based in a London suburb Mahmud Nasir lives with his wife, Saamiya, and two children, Rashid and Nabi. His son plans to marry Uzma, the step-daughter of Egyptian-born Arshad Al-Masri, a so-called 'Hate Cleric' from Waziristan, Pakistan. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, suspense ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, hijab, muslim, taxi driver, self discovery, adoption, social differences, religions or cults, dark humor, life turned upside down, rabbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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