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, touching, captivating, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with rabbi, society, jewish, religions or cults, religion, family relations, culture clash, synagogue, redemption and judaism 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), Invincible (2001), Have a Little Faith (2011), Hello, Goodbye (2008), Keeping Up with the Steins (2006), Stolen Summer (2002).

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: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: rabbi, orthodox jew, family relations, tradition, arranged marriage, 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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 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: touching, uplifting, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rabbi, charity, uninvited guest, redemption, couple relations, hopes, society, religions or cults, family relations, cause and meaning, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: rabbi, love triangle, priest, catholicism, friendship, romance, love and romance, clergy, sexual attraction, buddies, sexual tension, celibacy ...
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, offbeat, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rabbi, cat, jewish culture, religions or cults, pets, misfit partners, obsessive quest, partners, on the road, disorder, animal that acts human, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: algeria, africa
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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, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, fish out of water, old west, bank robber, partners, crimes, heist, friendship, culture clash, buddies, clergy, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, europe, usa ...
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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, bleak, disturbing, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: ghetto, rabbi, world war two, holocaust, human spirit, sexual abuse, wartime life, family life, survival, anti semitism, parents and children, religions or cults ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
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 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: uplifting, touching, enigmatic, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: anti semitism, rabbi, fighting the system, human spirit, strong man, against humanity, society, politics, fascism, artists and showbiz, jewish, strongman ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: poland, germany, europe, berlin germany
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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, contemplative, psychological, touching ...
Plot: rabbi, redemption, clergy, religions or cults, urban ghetto, starting over, friendship, priest, faith, personal growth, hopes, columnist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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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: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rabbi, true love, obsession, nothing goes right, love and romance, disorder, couples, culture clash, love triangle, wedding, break up, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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 5.1
 404
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, culture clash, fish out of water, midlife crisis, nothing goes right, society, religions or cults, disorder, romance, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, france, middle east, europe, paris france ...
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rabbi, eccentric family, social differences, family gatherings, family life, lifestyle, couples, estrangement, parents and children, satire, coming of age, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new mexico, los angeles
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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, sincere, uplifting, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, rabbi, family relations, school, faith, parents and children, youth, clergy, religions or cults, catholicism, society, afterlife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, future, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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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, exciting, tense ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, rabbi, sexual tension, closeted homosexual, gay love, love and romance, life turned upside down, love affair, warning, religions or cults, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, good versus evil, police detective, rabbi, danger, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, buddies, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s, year 1951, 50s, 1950s, 1990s ...
Place: israel, chicago illinois, usa, jerusalem
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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: humorous, semi serious, toilet humor, witty, realistic ...
Plot: rabbi, ambition, self discovery, human nature, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, mental institution, protest, hockey, hospital, wetting pants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 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
Plot: rabbi, drug dealing, crimes, lifestyle, unlikely criminals, partners, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, drug trafficking, drug traffic, father son relationship, drug smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, amsterdam
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 7.0
 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: serious, tense, atmospheric, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, religions or cults, rabbi, selflessness, best friends, self discovery, haunted by the past, forbidden love, rebelliousness, friendship, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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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: touching, sincere, psychological, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, racism, refugee, rescue, refugee camp, rabbi, foster home, hidden identity, hopes, orphan, refugees ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: france, israel, ethiopia, paris france, middle east ...
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The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 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: humorous, feel good, captivating, disturbing, light ...
Plot: chase, on the run, false identity, farce, rabbi, jewish, wedding, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, on the road, partners, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, paris france, usa, france
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 168K
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, atmospheric, surreal, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: insanity, paranoia, mathematics, obsession, delusion, alienation, neighbor, rabbi, surveillance, loner, genius, prodigy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 311
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, atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, racism, rabbi, injustice, life is a bitch, human spirit, society, anti semitism, youth, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Place: czech republic, new york
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 5.2
 182
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: against the odds, rivalry, sport, society, ambition, contests and competitions, sport team, rabbi, culture clash, athlete and trainer, hopes, 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: sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: self discovery, rabbi, family problems, religions or cults, family tradition, life is a bitch, society, clergy, hopes, parents and children, introspection, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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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: touching, sincere, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, judge, fighting the system, rebellion, courtroom drama, unsupportive spouse, society, legal action, legal, rivalry, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
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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: serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, christian film
Plot: betrayal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, roman empire, state affairs, supernatural, unfulfillment, tragic hero, folk hero, deadly, rabbi, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 928
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, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, couples, clergy, rabbi, funeral, tradition, death, pizza, coffin, photograph, jewish, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 6K
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, dark humor, light, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, taxi driver, muslim, self discovery, social differences, adoption, society, meet the parents, life turned upside down, rabbi, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, suspense, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, ghetto, world war two, rescue, social worker, nazi germany, life is a bitch, against humanity, confined, rabbi, anti semitism, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Plot: rabbi, loan, family relations, immigrants, infidelity, culture clash, new wave, family life, self discovery, human nature, matchmaking, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, egypt ...
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
Story: Passion, beauty, and brilliant storytelling are all on display in this six-hour-plus epic from Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Powell is superb in the title role, and with the overwhelming success of this TV movie throughout the world, ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, based on the bible, biblical ...
Plot: christianity, jesus, self sacrifice, roman empire, resurrection, jesus christ, back from the dead, faith, betrayal, miraculous event, execution, rabbi ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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