Torah movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant torah movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, thought provoking, talky and sincere films and TV shows about / with torah, jewish, religion, rabbi, family relations, judaism, society, friendship, father son relationship and nude plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
torah movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as torah: Pi (1998), A Serious Man (2009), The Believer (2001), Hand in Hand (1961), The Frisco Kid (1979), The Chosen (1981), Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015), The Prince of Egypt (1998), The Hoax (2006), The Song of Names (2019).

List of torah movies

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: surreal, psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: mathematics, insanity, conspiracy, paranoia, obsession, computer, surrealism, cyberpunk, rabbi, torah, psychology, mental illness ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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A Serious Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, 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, intellectual, talky, ironic ...
Plot: jewish, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, teacher, suburban life, professor, rabbi, divorce, religion, life, neighbor, existentialism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, poland, california, canada
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The Believer (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hardcore American racist skinhead who, because of his intelligence, leads a gang dedicated to fighting the enemy: the supposed American-Jewish conspiracy for domination. However, he's hiding a secret: he's Jewish-born, a brilliant ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, thought provoking, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: skinhead, judaism, racism, anti semitism, neo nazi, nazism, hate, jewish, bomb, identity crisis, anger, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, israel, argentina, germany
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God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After his father is murdered by the Nazis in 1938, a young Viennese Jew named Ferry Tobler flees to Prague, where he joins forces with another expatriate and a sympathetic Czech relief worker. Together with other Jewish refugees, the three make ...
Style: pre war
Plot: world war two, jewish life, torah, rabbi, national socialism, accusation, concentration camp, fascism, suicide, consulate, nazi occupation, visa ...
Time: year 1940, year 1938
Place: paris france, vienna, prague, marseille
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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: imaginary friend, jewish, youth, friendship, little girl, friend, catholic, religion, children, little boy, anti semitism, family relations ...
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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, friendship, culture clash, fish out of water, old west, jewish, happy ending, partners, heist, disorder, polish, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
Place: california, poland, san francisco, philadelphia, pennsylvania ...
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The Chosen (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a ...
Style: realistic, touching, talky, dramatic, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, jewish, religion, friendship, father son relationship, judaism, culture clash, jewish culture, chosen one, holocaust, honest, hospital ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 80s, year 1944
Place: new york, israel, california, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 162 min.
Story: By the order of King of Habasha Abraha, one of his army commanders charges ahead Mecca to ruin the House of God. He leads thousands of soldiers, horses and elephants all fully equipped. By God’s will in 3km distance from Mecca, in its outskirts ...
Style: sincere, christian film, serious, captivating
Plot: islam, prophet, muslim, religion, arabic history, prophecy, battles, family relations, caravan, idol, husband wife relationship, slavery ...
Time: 7th century
Place: iran, arabia
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The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: uplifting, biblical, captivating, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: religion, slavery, ancient egypt, jewish, desert, ancient history, freedom, bible, self discovery, prince, pharaoh, hopes ...
Time: biblical epic
Place: egypt, africa, north africa
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The Hoax (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.
Style: intense, tense, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: writers, paranoia, giant, creativity, eccentricity, americana, writer's life, rise and fall, media, ambition, research, con artists ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, las vegas, zurich switzerland, washington d.c., new york ...
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The Song of Names (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, Hungary
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man searching for his childhood best friend — a Polish violin prodigy orphaned in the Holocaust — who vanished decades before on the night of his first public performance.
Style: touching, suspenseful, rough, captivating, entertaining
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, violinist, musician, bbc, family relations, polish, investigation, war, mysterious disappearance, private investigation, wartime, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, year 1953, year 1943 ...
Place: poland, israel, warsaw poland, new york, england ...
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Lies My Father Told Me (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish boy grows up in 1920s Montreal with a grandfather who tells stories and a father who won't work.
Plot: jewish, boy, youth, judaism, tragic event, urban setting, name calling, money, little boy, working class, invention, wager ...
Time: 1920s
Place: canada, montreal
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The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
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: feel good, humorous, disturbing, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: jewish, rabbi, farce, chase, on the run, racial stereotype, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, prosecution, disorder, partners, on the road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, new york, usa
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Tikkun (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Israel
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Haim-Aaron is a bright, ultra-orthodox religious scholar living in Jerusalem. His talents and devotion are envied by all. One evening, following a self-imposed fast, Haim-Aaron collapses and loses consciousness. The paramedics announce his death, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, suspenseful, weird ...
Plot: jewish family, death, father son relationship, nightmare, fasting, loss of faith, dream, religion, reanimation, necrophilia, near death experience, parent child relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: jerusalem, israel
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This is Sodom (2010)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Israel, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When ancient Sodom is doomed to destruction due to its people's corrupt ways, Lot is the only righteous man destined to be spared.
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king, silly humor, love and romance, switching roles, satire, disorder, society, dishonesty, fall in love, farce, social decay, desert ...
Place: israel, holy land
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God on Trial (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Jewish tradition of arguing with God, Jewish prisoners in Auschwitz decide to put God on Trial.
Style: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, realistic, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, atrocity, genocide, legal, debate, injustice, war crime, human nature, human spirit, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, israel, germany
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The Omega Code (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this spiritual thriller, an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled as a secret code brings the world to the edge of Apocalypse. Gillen Lane (Casper Van Dien) is a expert on theology and mythology who has gained international fame as a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, christian film ...
Plot: apocalypse, christian, end of the world, good versus evil, religion, destiny, heroes, heroic mission, society, save the world, suspense, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: israel, rome italy, new york, middle east, italy ...
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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: romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: jewish, culture clash, infidelity, rabbi, women, migration, studying, woman, judaism, immigrants, family relations, loan ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york, egypt, russia ...
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Yentl (1983)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A Jewish girl disguises herself as a boy to enter religious training.
Style: emotional, touching, sexy, feminist film, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jewish, gender, women, dancing, judaism, skinny dipping, arm wrestling, transsexual, catastrophe, destiny, disaster, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century
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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, racism, family relations, refugee, rescue, rabbi, hidden identity, love of one's life, orphan, hopes, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: africa, paris france, france, israel, ethiopia ...
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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: erotic, sexy, political, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, anti semitism, world war two, nazi, sex scene, society, political unrest, family life, siblings relations, politics, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 50s ...
Place: hungary, eastern europe, israel, serbia, sarajevo ...
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A Price Above Rubies (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life.
Style: touching, emotional, light, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: jewelry, orthodox jew, women, stereotypes, loneliness, love and romance, self discovery, jewish, love affair, introspection, judaism, job ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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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: touching, road movie, sincere, tragicomedy, clever ...
Plot: ukrainian, holocaust, jewish, culture clash, collector, prejudice, journey, dog, on the road, friendship, dysfunctional family, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: ukraine, eastern europe, europe, berlin germany, kiev ukraine
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The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: politics, coming of age, dictatorship, jewish, political unrest, children, life is a bitch, family relations, working class, understanding, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil, latin america
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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: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rabbi, orthodox jew, judaism, arranged marriage, love and romance, family relations, matchmaking, moral dilemma, women's rights, society, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: middle east, belgium, tel aviv israel, israel
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Brooklyn Babylon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A charismatic rapper falls in love with a young Jewish girl despite the confines of her religious background.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: culture clash, interracial relations, friendship, tragic love, social differences, social decay, unlikely couple, opposites attract, musician's life, fall in love, racism, love affair ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: scary, slasher, epic, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: monster, killer clown, evil clown, fear, small town, clown, suspense, supernatural horror, child, villain, missing person, death of brother ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: maine
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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, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian interest, lesbianism, religions or cults, rabbi, lgbtq, best friends, self discovery, selflessness, lesbian love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel
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Next Year in Jerusalem (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The oldest son in an orthodox Jewish family is living at home (in Brooklyn) with his parents and younger brothers. He's being pressured by his parents to marry the girl they have chosen, (the daughter of a rabbi). But he is coming to the ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay, lgbtq, gay subtext, religion, gay rights, friend, cooking, subway, food, cemetery, grandfather grandson relationship, death of mother ...
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, jerusalem, new york, brooklyn new york city
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