Sabbath movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sabbath movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, captivating, serious, unusual plot structure and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with sabbath, jewish, husband wife relationship, death, father son relationship, judaism, dancing, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief) and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Israel and other countries.
sabbath movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sabbath: The Ten (2007), Eyes Wide Open (2009), Hester Street (1975), Schindler's List (1993), Chariots of Fire (1981), The Witches (2020), The Witches (1990), Closer to the Moon (2014), Necromancy (1972), Fiddler on the Roof (1971).

List of sabbath movies

The Ten (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.
Style: cynical, not serious, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: nudist, atheism, insanity, farce, brutality, screwball, moral dilemma, human nature, dark humor, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., mexico, st. louis missouri
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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: realistic, bleak, captivating, tense, erotic ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, gay love, gay relationship, closeted homosexual, first gay sexual experience, infidelity, husband wife relationship, lgbt, jewish, married man, gay sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
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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, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: jewish, culture clash, infidelity, rabbi, studying, women, migration, woman, judaism, immigrants, family relations, loan ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, russia, egypt ...
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: emotional, touching, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, genocide, nazi, war, concentration camp, anti semitism, violence, against humanity, wartime, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, vatican, europe, israel ...
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Chariots of Fire (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Style: inspirational, christian film, sentimental, thought provoking, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: christian, sport, prejudice, jewish, faith, running, missionary, friendship, underdog, runner, athlete, olympics ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1978 ...
Place: scotland, england, vatican, paris france, france ...
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The Witches (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In late 1967, a young orphaned boy goes to live with his loving grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a ...
Style: suspense, epic, psychotronic, dark fantasy, urban fantasy
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, orphan, villainess, grandmother grandson relationship, relationships, female villain, conspiracy, supernatural, friendship, christmas, female antagonist, boy ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1968, year 1979, year 1977 ...
Place: chicago illinois, alabama
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The Witches (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, hotel, good versus evil, supernatural, chocolate, halloween, mouse, young heroes, transformation, children ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, norway
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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, stylized, sincere, captivating, sad ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, money, deception, secret, military, post war, judaism, world war two, curse, distopia, crime and punishment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1964, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, bucharest, ussr
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Necromancy (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Orson Welles plays the head of a witches' coven in the town of Lilith, where he needs the powers of Pamela Franklin to raise his son from the dead.
Style: scary, psychedelic, gothic horror, psychotronic, urban fantasy
Plot: occult, witchcraft, ritual, paranormal, devil, witch, necromancer, rat, calling for help, moving, castle, abused woman ...
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Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century ...
Style: emotional, touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: jewish, judaism, tradition versus modernity, wedding, dancing, tradition, village, jewish culture, anti semitism, immigration, revolution, music ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: ukraine, russia, poland, israel, europe
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A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about the childhood of Oz in Jerusalem and his youth in the Kibbutz during the British Mandate and the first days of the state of Israel. The plot describes the relationship between young Oz to his mother and his first steps as a writer.
Style: sincere, sad, psychological, suspenseful, inspirational
Plot: depression, israeli palestinian conflict, writers, jewish, family relations, husband wife relationship, school, anti semitism, autobiography, childhood memory, judaism, art ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1945
Place: palestine, india, europe, tel aviv israel, poland ...
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The Witches' Sabbath (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The freshly graduated psychiatrist David shall deliver an opinion about young Maddalena, who's on trial for murdering a hunter. She claims she's a witch and acted on behalf of the devil.
Style: erotic, baroque
Plot: witch, making love, sex scene, devil, explicit sex, murder, female nudity, torture, reincarnation, masturbation, inquisition, plague ...
Time: 17th century
Place: tuscany
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Blood Sabbath (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coven of witches captures a young man traveling through the woods. He gets involved in a power struggle between a beautiful witch and the evil queen who heads the coven.
Style: suspense, scary, bleak, captivating, cult film ...
Plot: witch, human sacrifice, coven, curse, ritual, witchcraft, cult, supernatural, convention, nymph, seductress, voodoo doll ...
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Risen (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in ...
Style: biblical, enigmatic, atmospheric, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, investigation, apostle, interrogation, jesus, resurrection, christian, messiah, religion, roman soldier, religious, faith ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, egypt, rome italy, spain, latin america ...
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Tales of Halloween (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff ...
Style: suspense, absurd, disturbing, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, witch, murder, death, dead, ghoul, ghost story, demon, violence, fight, night, devil ...
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Son of Saul (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Style: melancholic, compassionate, disturbing, cerebral, breathtaking ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, nazi, prison, anti semitism, courage, tragedy, concentration camp, genocide, life & death, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: eastern europe, poland, germany, california
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Warlock Moon (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young lovers John and Jenny decide to go for a drive in the countryside one day when they happen upon the remains of a long-abandoned resort spa. After doing some exploring, they find that an elderly couple is still living in the crumbling building. ...
Style: gothic horror, slasher, cult film, demonic
Plot: witch, mental illness, serial killer, mental disorder, spa, old woman, ritual, cannibal, satanism, satanist, abandoned, ruins ...
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All My Loved Ones (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Told from the perspective of man reflecting on his childhood in Prauge in the early years of World War 2 and the eventual destruction of his family as the Nazis rise to power. The storyline focuses heavily on Jewish-Czech Silberstein family members. ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, coming of age, escapades, hopes, society, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, judaism, youth, war, ghetto, starvation ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: slovakia, czech republic, europe, austria, paris france ...
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Would I Lie to You? (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sentimental and comedic adventures of Eddie, a non-Jew trying to pass as Jewish though totally ignorant of Jewish traditions, as he works in a Jewish community
Style: funny, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: lie, fall in love, friends, couples, disorder, materialism, religions or cults, mistaken identity, cons and scams, comedy of errors, culture clash, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbianism, religions or cults, rabbi, selflessness, best friends, self discovery, lesbian interest, lgbtq, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: sweet, melancholic, light, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, unlikely couple, relationships, artist, romance, older woman younger man sex, love, family relations, love story, life philosophy, therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, brooklyn new york city ...
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Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: talky, intense, stylized, touching, serious ...
Plot: starting over, abusive husband, adolescence, family relations, hitchhiker, parents and children, human nature, love affair, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, harvard university, haiti ...
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The Shop on Main Street (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small town in Nazi-occupied Slovakia during World War II, decent but timid carpenter Tono is named "Aryan comptroller" of a button store owned by an old Jewish widow, Rozalie. Since the post comes with a salary and standing in the ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, store, nazi, german, politics, fascism, jewish, dehumanization, deportation, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: slovakia, israel, eastern europe, europe
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The Hebrew Hammer (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus's evil son.
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: christmas, jewish, satire, hanukkah, good versus evil, family, religions or cults, vigilantism, obsessive quest, secret identity, buddies, society ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: jerusalem
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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: political, realistic, heartbreaking, inter cultural, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nazi, holocaust, jewish, hitler youth, circumcision, coming of age, war, survival, world war two, physical exam, judaism, childhood ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, israel, latvia, berlin germany ...
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Goodbye, Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Style: sad, art house, sentimental, gloomy, emotional ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: world war two, nazi, jewish, friendship, nazism, anti semitism, holocaust, catholic, coming of age, schoolboy, childhood, school ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, germany, poland, vatican, paris france ...
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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, widower, moral dilemma, women's rights, society, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, belgium, tel aviv israel, israel
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: humorous, absurd, neo noir, surreal, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bowling, slacker, crimes, mistaken identity, weed, hippie, marijuana, nihilism, hallucination, death of friend, drugs, twists and turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, pasadena california
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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, female impersonator, improv, engagement, easter, gay slur, bookstore, sex, cooking, transvestite ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, jerusalem, new york, brooklyn new york city
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Women (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Directed by Moshé Mizrahi.
Plot: jewish, peace, polygamy, religion, gossip, menage a trois, jealousy, childlessness, orphan, mother in law daughter in law relationship, teenage girl, rabbi ...
Time: turn of the century, 1890s
Place: jerusalem, middle east
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