Bar mitzvah movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bar mitzvah movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, touching, captivating, talky and semi serious films and TV shows about / with bar mitzvah, jewish, father son relationship, family relations, dancing, friendship, telephone call, drinking alcohol, friend and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bar mitzvah: Alex Is Lovesick (1986), The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020), The Kindergarten Teacher (2014), Starsky & Hutch (2004), The First Wives Club (1996), Mortuary Academy (1988), Closer to the Moon (2014), Patti Cake$ (2017), The Dictator (2012), Jewtopia (2012).

List of bar mitzvah movies

Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This feature is one of the Israeli cinematography milestones. It displays the atmosphere of the late Israeli 50s from the view of young boy Alex, just becoming 13. His mom is the classic "Polish Mother", his school friends are young ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, black market, bar mitzvah, youth, love and romance, society, family relations, young heroes, romance, parents and children, teenage love, urban ...
Time: 50s, 20th 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, contemplative, humorous
Plot: jewish family, matchmaking, family dinner, rabbi, looking for love, family relations, self discovery, fall in love, couples, friendship, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: switzerland
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The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lucy is a young gallery assistant who collects mementos from her relationships. She discovers that she must let go of her past to move forward, and comes up with a lovely, artistic way to help herself and others who have suffered heartbreak.
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: breakup, broken heart, chance meeting, art gallery, roommate, new life, break-up, male female friendship, curator, museum, memorabilia, love ...
Time: year 2006, year 2014
Place: paris france, new york, brooklyn new york city, harvard university, manhattan new york city
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The Kindergarten Teacher (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A teacher discovers in a five year-old child a prodigious gift for poetry. Amazed and inspired by this young boy, she decides to protect his talent in spite of everyone.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, clever, exciting ...
Plot: obsession, kindergarten, dedicated educator, teaching the ways of the world, female teacher, single parent, teachers and students, family relations, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, prodigy, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, boston, madrid, jerusalem, tel aviv israel
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 6.1
 143K
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, undercover, cocaine, police investigation, drug lord, police detective, buddy cop, police officer, crimes, fighting crime, chases and races, misfit partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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The First Wives Club (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After years of helping their hubbies climb the ladder of success, three mid-life Manhattanites have been dumped for a newer, curvier model. But the trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: divorce, battle of the sexes, revenge, best friends, rivalry, yuppie, reunited friends, teamwork, female protagonist, divorced woman, vengeance, feminism ...
Time: 90s, year 1969, 1990s, 1960s, 60s
Place: new york, san francisco
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Mortuary Academy (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Police Academy" clone, about some nerds who inherit an academy for morticians, which is run by a corrupt closet necropheliac. Of course, the most incompetent students possible are accepted, so that the academy will fail, and all sorts of ...
Plot: group of friends, long haired male, male vomiting, twin, postman, student, attorney, traffic accident, man in a wheelchair, racial stereotype, sleeping bag, carrying a dead body ...
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Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
Style: realistic, sincere, stylized, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, crime gone awry, deadly, money, deception, secret, military, unfulfillment, death row, love triangle, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1964, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, ussr, soviet union, bucharest
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 6.8
 10K
Patti Cake$ (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.
Plot: aspiring musician, black american, loneliness, friendship, mother daughter relationship, rap, name calling, fired, demonstration, female protagonist, chanting, money ...
Place: new jersey, new york
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 6.4
 291K
The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: humorous, suspense, absurd, odd, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dictator, un, culture clash, satire, dark humor, megalomaniac, farce, society, nuclear, fish out of water, death, leader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, israel, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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 4.5
 2K
Jewtopia (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Smitten with a Jewish woman, a gentile asks his Jewish pal to advise him on how to act like a member of the community.
Style: light, humorous, captivating, feel good
Plot: dating, religion, friendship, restaurant, jewish, family business, prejudice, love and romance, pretense, couples, paranoia, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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What's Up, Scarlet? (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scarlet Zabrinski, a successful, hard edged, L.A. matchmaker lives in the shadow of her overbearing mother, Ruth Zabrinski who relentlessly tries to find the perfect man for her daughter. Ben Zabrinski, Scarlet's pot smoking brother, an ...
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, light, touching ...
Plot: romance, looking for love, family relations, couples, gender, parents and children, thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, lesbian, audition, unemployment, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Bill: On His Own (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bill Sackter struggles to cope after his best friend and guardian, Barry Morrow and his wife Beverly move away. Bill moves into a group home run by Mae Driscoll who teaches him how to read. Bill soon discovers his religious heritage, overcoming the ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, semi serious
Plot: human spirit, mental illness, life is a bitch, mentally challenged, misfit, hopes, society, custody, disability, family relations, family problems, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa
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 6.9
 345
Broken Promise (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the face of insurmountable odds, one man will risk everything to take back his country. Czechoslovakia, 1943, and the world is enveloped by the dark clouds of war. Showing unimaginable bravery, a Jewish teenager manages to escape the clutches of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: student film
Plot: nazi occupation, brother brother relationship, jewish, football player, football, christian, monastery, soviet, world war two, nazi concentration camp, bar mitzvah, synagogue ...
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Waiting for the Messiah (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In 1999, Argentina's peso craters. Ariel, a young man from Buenos Aires' Jewish community, deals with his mother's fatal illness, finds a job as a night shift surveillance camera monitor, and wonders when he'll discover sex. ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, opposites attract, social differences, forbidden love, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, society, family relations, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, argentina
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 5.4
 170
The Great Role (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a famous American film director, Rudolph Grichenberg, comes to Paris to cast a Yiddish version of 'The Merchant of Venice,' Maurice Kurtz and his friends try out for the role of Shylock. Thinking he has finally been cast in an ...
Plot: kiss, dancing, secret, camera, father son relationship, theatre director, listening to a radio, bet, drinking alcohol, last wish, yiddish, actor ...
Place: paris france, israel, middle east, france
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 5.5
 95K
That's My Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's ...
Style: humorous, parody, absurd, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, parents and children, family relations, disorder, uninvited guest, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, pedophile, meet the parents, stripper, cheating fiancee, teacher student sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1984, 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, new jersey
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The Wedding Singer (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robbie, a local rock star turned wedding singer, is dumped on the day of his wedding. Meanwhile, waitress Julia finally sets a wedding date with her fiancée Glenn. When Julia and Robbie meet and hit it off, they find that things are more ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, romantic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love story, wedding, infidelity, marriage proposal, romance, looking for love, friends, dishonesty, couple relations, music band, secret ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: new jersey, usa, nevada, hawaii
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A Walk on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.
Style: sexy, touching, contemplative, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, coming of age, love affair, hippie, family relations, summer vacation, bittersweet, adultery, couples, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: new york, usa, woodstock, new york state, california
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It Runs in the Family (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, talky, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, human nature, aging, family relations, school dance, college, gangsters, brutality, courage, redemption, weapons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, new york yankees ...
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Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently divorced career woman Alex Greville begins a romantic relationship with glamorous mod artist Bob Elkin, fully aware that he's also intimately involved with middle-aged doctor Daniel Hirsh. For both Alex and Daniel, the younger man ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, gay, romance, artist, youth, sociologist, doctor, wealth, bisexuality, marijuana, sexuality, divorce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, california
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 7.6
 16K
Europa Europa (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. Although improbabilities and happenstance are ...
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, survival, ghetto, german, hitler youth, concentration camp, heroes, hidden identity, homosexual, roommate ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s
Place: latvia, germany, poland, europe, berlin germany ...
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Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's life, alienation, human nature, writer's block, art, writing, creative block, profanity, sexual content, heaven and hell, postmodernism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Dad on the Run (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jonas (Clément Sibony), a 23-year-old dad attempts to carry out an important Jewish tradition: burying the foreskin of his newly circumcised son. The forgetful father only has a few hours to complete the task... but have a group of hit men on his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, parents and children, family life, family relations, race against time, babies and infants, musician's life, screwball, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, male female relationship, tradition ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france
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Buying the Cow (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: engagement, fear of commitment, dating, romance, friends, love, wedding, commitment, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, mysterious character, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, caribbean, los angeles
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 6.7
 454
The Zigzag Kid (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Spain, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The son of the world's greatest detective embarks on a high-stakes adventure in this action-packed adaptation of the beloved book by Israeli writer David Grossman. (TIFF)
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: coming of age, escapades, family relations, self discovery, friendship, magic, passion, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, school, child's point of view, love ...
Place: europe, france, holland
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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along ...
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: anti semitism, workplace situations, social differences, working class, rich and poor, innocence lost, rise to the top, ambition, love and romance, youth, misfit, ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: canada
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The Girl on the Train (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Girl on the Train is a 2009 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. Jeanne is a young woman, striking but otherwise without qualities. Her mother tries to get her a job in the office of a lawyer, Bleistein, her lover years ago. Jeanne ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: anti semitism, false accusation, destructive relationship, couple relations, human nature, society, dishonesty, life is a bitch, journalism, seduction, media, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is a smart, rueful and dead-on portrait of life's unending quest to fit in; and the girl who solves it by completely breaking out - introduces a feisty outsider hero unlike any other seen on screen. Esther Blueburger's quest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, misfit, family relations, switching roles, self discovery, eccentric family, youth, social relations, friends, high school life, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, israel, adelaide south australia, south australia
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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, light, captivating, biting ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, taxi driver, muslim, self discovery, social differences, adoption, society, rabbi, religions or cults, life turned upside down, meet the parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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