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List of jews movies

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, sincere, tense, emotional ...
Plot: nazism, world war two, resistance, politics, death sentence, nazi germany, historical character, nazi, gestapo, lawyer, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, berlin germany, east germany, munich germany ...
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Jakob the Liar (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, France, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ...
Style: light, feel good, sentimental, inspirational, factual ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, nazi, judaism, war, jewish ghetto, lie, radio, russian, death, transformation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, germany, europe, russia
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, psychological, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: world war two, pow, war crime, prison, anti war, christmas, war, samurai, japanese occupation, imperial japan, prisoner of war camp, british ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1936 ...
Place: asia, tokyo, japan, australia, indonesia
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Zero Motivation (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Filmmaker Talya Lavie steps into the spotlight with a dark comedy about everyday life for a unit of young female Israeli soldiers. The human resources office at a remote desert base serves as the setting for this cast of characters, who bide their ...
Style: funny, absurd, talky, satirical, witty ...
Plot: office, military, female soldier, military base, virginity, friendship, soldier, women, jewish, kick-butt women, best friends, hapless soldier ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary
Place: israel, tokyo, russia
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Fading Gigolo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his "manager", the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.
Style: sexy, humorous, touching, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: sexual fantasy, friendship, mentor, money problems, pimp, fish out of water, misfit, sexual relations, prostitution, partners, disorder, male prostitute ...
Time: 1930s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, vienna, california, ireland, usa ...
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The Monuments Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of ...
Style: intense, suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, war, art, art theft, nazi germany, nazism, military, painting, stolen gold, redemption, architect, justice ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1943, year 1977, year 1945 ...
Place: poland, paris france, france, europe, germany ...
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A Mighty Heart (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Mariane Pearl's account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl's life and death.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, factual, touching ...
Plot: loss of spouse, murder, execution, friendship, justice, faith, journalism, jihad, new love, death, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, september 11 2001, 2000s ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city ...
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Midway (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
Style: realistic, tense, factual, intense, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, military, sea battle, war, u.s. navy, naval battle, aviation, navy, fascism, ethnic conflict, prejudice, against the odds ...
Time: 70s, year 1942, 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, japan, germany, tokyo, hawaii ...
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Red Tails (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, fighter pilot, airplane, interracial relations, aerial combats, aviation, military life, discrimination, military base, soldier, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, cuba, germany, italy, pentagon ...
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Leaves of Grass (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Ivy League professor returns home, where his pot-growing twin brother has concocted a plan to take down a local drug lord.
Style: cynical, intense, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: twins, dysfunctional family, crimes, character study, road trip, gangsters, brutality, twin brother, drug dealing, siblings relations, unlikely criminals, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, intense, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, extramarital affair, illegal alien, illegal immigrant, deportation, jewish, society, social differences, female nudity, social problems, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, canada, san diego california, california ...
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The Good German (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, world war two, investigation, mystery, justice, haunted by the past, uncover truth, love of one's life, love affair, war criminal, prostitution, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, year 1945, post world war two
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh ...
Style: harsh, disturbing, emotional, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: nazi, boxing, friendship, anti semitism, boarding school, nazi germany, pow, war, world war two, youth, military school, holocaust ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, poland, new jersey, europe ...
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Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
Style: factual, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, political ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, friendship, politics, writers, fascism, nazi, culture clash, adaptation, character study, childhood, fighting the system, playwright ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1934, 50s ...
Place: germany, vienna, england, europe, berlin germany ...
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To Be or Not to Be (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, parody ...
Plot: world war two, farce, war, jewish, dark humor, disorder, satire, german occupation, daring rescue, theater, actor, nazi ...
Time: 50s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, england, europe
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The Delta Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, hostage, martial arts, terrorism, adventure, fight, terrorist, violence, aviation, rescue mission, patriotism, kung fu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, athens greece, beirut lebanon, lebanon
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Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: muslim, coming of age, friendship, adoption, self discovery, youth, religion, koran, generation gap, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, europe, new jersey, france, greece ...
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Osama (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Iran
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Teenage girl Osama cuts her hair and dresses like a boy to get a job and support her widowed mother and grandmother. When Osama is called by the Taliban to join school and military training she embarks on a terrifying and confusing journey as she ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, dishonesty, taliban, survival, child abuse, oppression, injustice, life is a bitch, brutality, justice, religion, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, poland, iran, afghanistan, pakistan
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Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: intense, suspense, talky, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, organized crime, mafia, friendship, betrayal, vengeance, greed, murder, criminal heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1930s
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Max (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: nazi, world war two, anti semitism, friendship, art, jewish, propaganda, controversy, world war one, self discovery, rise to the top, self fulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, future, 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: germany, vienna, europe, munich germany
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Lili Marleen (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lili Marleen is the story of a German singer named Wilkie who while working in Switzerland falls in love with a Jewish composer named Robert who’s family is helping people to flee from the Nazis. Roberts family is skeptical of Walkie thinking she ...
Style: witty, clever, cerebral, atmospheric, art house ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nazi germany, nazi, world war two, wartime, women, wartime life, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, german, twists and turns, interracial romance, artist ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1938
Place: berlin germany, germany, new jersey, vienna, europe ...
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Barbershop (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. Calvin, who inherited the struggling business from his deceased father, views the shop as nothing but a burden and waste of his time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace, hairdresser, family business, catastrophe, beauty salon, buddies, society, family relations, workplace situations, debt, money raising, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, california, usa
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Not Without My Daughter (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An American woman, trapped in Islamic Iran by her brutish husband, must find a way to escape with her daughter as well.
Style: factual, tense, thought provoking, bleak, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: islam, culture clash, women, confined, escape, female protagonist, domestic violence, family problems, society, life is a bitch, isolation, escape attempt ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east, israel, michigan, persia
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The Big Red One (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and ...
Style: realistic, bleak, gloomy, cynical, political ...
Plot: world war two, war, sniper, anti war, tank, survival, hospital, infantry, world war one, weapons, german, jewish ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1944, year 1943, year 1945 ...
Place: africa, germany, israel, europe, normandy ...
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Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: surreal, compassionate, lyrical, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, survival, idealism, human spirit, self discovery, wartime life, against humanity, nazi occupation, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, poland, tokyo, eastern europe, europe ...
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The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, tense, serious ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, nazi germany, military, spy, soldier, runaway, rescue, insubordination, leadership, secret agents ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, poland, england, europe, berlin germany
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Bent (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Max is a handsome young man who, after a fateful tryst with a German soldier, is forced to run for his life. Eventually Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish because in the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, brutal, serious, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: gay, holocaust, lgbt, gay love, wartime, lgbtq, jewish, nazi, dehumanization, judaism, forced labor, secret ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1944, year 1934, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, london, europe, germany
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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: inspirational, epic, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: buddhism, expedition, beautiful scenery, world war two, life philosophy, mountain, culture clash, self discovery, friendship, nazi, adventure, buddha ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: tibet, china, himalaya, austria, germany ...
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The Sound of Music (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, preschoolers ...
Plot: world war two, love and romance, nanny, nun, love, romance, mischievous children, love story, convent, family, children, dancing ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938, 50s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, germany, alps
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Corrina, Corrina (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, light, gothic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, nanny, friendship, self discovery, starting over, parents and children, single father, romance, housekeeper, single parent, interracial relations, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, washington d.c.
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