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, light, feel good and melancholic films and TV shows about / with bar mitzvah, jewish, family relations, father son relationship, friendship, cigarette smoking, love and romance, kiss, husband wife relationship and telephone call plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bar mitzvah: Alex Is Lovesick (1986), The Song of Names (2019), Abe (2019), Mortuary Academy (1988), It: Chapter Two (2019), Closer to the Moon (2014), The Last Movie Star (2017), Unstrung Heroes (1995), Patti Cake$ (2017), Family Prayers (1993).

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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: coming of age, black market, bar mitzvah, young heroes, love and romance, teenage life, youth, parents and children, fall in love, romance, teenage love, family relations ...
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, humorous, contemplative
Plot: jewish family, matchmaking, family dinner, family relations, looking for love, self discovery, fall in love, couples, love and romance, society, friendship, bar mitzvah ...
Time: 21st century
Place: switzerland
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The Song of Names (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, Hungary, UK, Germany
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: suspenseful, touching, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violinist, holocaust, musician, family relations, child prodigy, world war two, flashback, disappearance, polish, violin, tragedy, haunted by the past ...
Time: year 1952, year 1951, year 1953, year 1943
Place: israel, poland, new york, london, england ...
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 6.2
 510
Abe (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Israeli-Jewish side of his family calls him Avram. The Palestinian-Muslim side Ibrahim. His first-generation American agnostic lawyer parents call him Abraham. But the 12-year-old kid from Brooklyn who loves food and cooking, prefers, well, Abe. ...
Style: light, entertaining, realistic, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cooking, jewish mother, family, teenage protagonist, cookery, family dinner, marital argument, religious differences, culinary, cooking and food, family relations, family problems ...
Place: new york
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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 ...
Style: dark humor, bad taste humour
Plot: rival, rock band, talking to self, pervert, classmate, receptionist, sexual attraction, language barrier, barefoot male, clapping, stuffed animal, twin ...
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 6.6
 177K
It: Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, epic, suspenseful ...
Plot: clown, evil, evil clown, killer clown, fear, giant, kids in trouble, inhaler, killing spree, good versus evil, group of friends, haunted house ...
Time: 2010s, year 1989, 80s, quarry, year 2016
Place: maine, los angeles, new york, usa
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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: stylized, sincere, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, crime gone awry, deadly, money, secret, deception, military, society, death row, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1959, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, soviet union, ussr
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The Last Movie Star (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vic Edwards was one of the biggest movie stars in the world, known for his mustachioed good looks and cocky swagger. With his Hollywood glory a distant memory, the now-octogenarian Vic is prompted to reassess his life with the passing of his beloved ...
Style: unusual plot structure, psychological, disturbing, sincere, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: old man, nostalgia, hollywood, washed up star, depression, aging, celebrity, actor's life, injury, loneliness, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nashville tennessee
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Unstrung Heroes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home even though he is finally happy and popular. Written by Todd ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, family relations, mental illness, family life, family problems, human nature, misfit, unfulfillment, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1960s
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
 9K
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, friendship, loneliness, black american, mother daughter relationship, rap, stroke, albanian, mask, cemetery, vomiting, hairdresser ...
Place: new jersey, new york
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 5.7
 108
Family Prayers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: This coming of age story set in the 1960s takes a look at the effects of a couple's break-up on a sensitive, thirteen year old Jewish boy in the 1960s.
Plot: brother sister relationship, hebrew, hidden money, first kiss, comics, barbershop, vietnam war, hippie, rabbi, jewish family, gambling addiction, ice cream ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: vietnam, california, los angeles
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 7.3
 434K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
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: suspense, scary, surprise ending, rough, bleak ...
Plot: killer clown, clown, missing person, supernatural power, fear, death of brother, monster, asthma, good versus evil, summer, abandoned house, small town ...
Time: quarry, year 1988, 80s, year 1989
Place: maine
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Addicted to Fresno (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two co-dependent sisters, a recovering sex addict and a lonely lesbian who work as hotel maids in Fresno, go to ludicrous lengths to cover up an accidental crime.
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, light
Plot: sibling relationship, cover-up, hotel, murder, accidental death, sex scene, stealing money, sister sister relationship, sex addict, friendship, female director, chambermaid ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 264K
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: dark humor, absurd, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dictator, society, satire, death, un, culture clash, violence, fish out of water, masturbation, nuclear, oppression, greed ...
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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 4.4
 1K
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: humorous, light, feel good, captivating
Plot: dating, religion, jewish, restaurant, friendship, prejudice, family business, love and romance, pretense, couples, friendship between men, paranoia ...
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, semi serious, offbeat, touching, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, family relations, thirtysomething life, gender, romance, parents and children, gays and lesbians, love and romance, siblings relations, couples, looking for love, green card ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, semi serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: human spirit, family problems, mentally challenged, family relations, mental illness, life is a bitch, hopes, disability, custody, society, misfit, rabbi ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa
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 7.0
 276
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 ...
Audience: student film
Plot: monastery, soccer, nazi occupation, first sex, football player, football, anti semitism, world war two, christian, brother brother relationship, tuberculosis, holocaust ...
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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: touching, sentimental, gloomy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: unemployment, love and romance, gays and lesbians, city life, parents and children, down on your luck, opposites attract, couples, infidelity, life is a bitch, immigrants, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, argentina
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 5.5
 151
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: old woman, french, pigeon, police, film producer, cigarette smoking, audition, listening to a radio, tailor, star of david, secret, crying ...
Place: paris france, france, middle east, israel
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 5.5
 88K
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, absurd, dark humor, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, parents and children, disorder, family relations, cheating fiancee, uninvited guest, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, teacher student sex, stripper, parody, brother sister incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, 2010s, 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, light, romantic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love story, wedding, infidelity, marriage proposal, romance, looking for love, couple relations, friends, dishonesty, music band, wedding reception ...
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, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, adultery, coming of age, first kiss, family relations, love affair, hippie, mother daughter relationship, summer vacation, bittersweet, strong female presence, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: new york, woodstock, usa, new york state, california
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 7.0
 37K
Two Lovers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A depressed man moves back in with his parents following a recent heartbreak and finds himself with two women.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, depressing, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, suicide attempt, neighbor, romance, young lovers, fall in love, life turned upside down, couples, lust, seduction, desire, living with parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
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The Twilight of the Golds (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She must decide whether to keep the child, or to have an ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, genetics, abortion, baby, acceptance, love and romance, parents and children, couples, eccentric family, family life, single parent ...
Time: 90s
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 6.7
 3K
Sixty Six (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A boy's barmitzvah looks set to be a disaster when it coincides with the 1966 World Cup Final.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: soccer, family relations, world cup, nothing goes right, parents and children, family life, youth, child's point of view, husband wife relationship, coming of age, jewish, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.0
 129K
A Serious Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
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: meditative, talky, ironic, dark humor, depressing ...
Plot: midlife crisis, suburban life, professor, dysfunctional family, jewish, neighbor, desperation, family problems, nothing goes right, suburbs, divorce, marijuana ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, poland, canada, california
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 5.9
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, goofy hero, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
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 6.1
 303
The Wonders (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Avi Nesher's new film tracks the complex relationship between a Jerusalem Graffiti artist and a mysterious modern day prophet who is imprisoned in an abandoned apartment across the Artist's window.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, mysterious character, investigation, lifestyle, society, artists and showbiz, religions or cults, supernatural power, rabbi, private detective, foreknowledge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel
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 6.9
 48K
Rent (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village, New York, USA. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, semi serious, captivating, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, aids, friendship, bohemian life, musician, eviction, drug abuse, poverty, protest, roommate, lifestyle, coping ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1989, year 1990 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, new mexico ...
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