Movies and TV shows set in tel aviv israel

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in tel aviv israel ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, touching and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, dancing, kiss, israeli, jewish, mother daughter relationship, death, mother son relationship and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in Israel, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tel aviv israel: Ismael's Ghosts (2017), Big Bad Wolves (2013), Giraffada (2013), Mouna (2019), Operation Finale (2018), The Kindergarten Teacher (2014), The Point Men (2001), The Other War (2008), In Between (2016), A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015).

List of movies set in tel aviv israel

Ismael's Ghosts (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the tale of a widowed film director who is in the middle of making a film about an atypical diplomat inspired by his brother. While he has started a new life with Sylvia, he still mourns the death of a former lover, Carlotta, who ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, party, bar, rooftop, kiss, flashback, telephone conversation, filmmaking, disappearance, attic, tied to a bed, husband wife estrangement ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tel aviv israel, prague, paris france
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 6.8
 14K
Big Bad Wolves (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings - a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, kidnapping, captivity, rivalry, loss of child, partners, crimes, confined, parents and children, murder, torture, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, tel aviv israel, palestine
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 6.4
 154
Giraffada (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Palestine, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Yacine is the veterinarian of the only zoo remaining in the Palestinian West Bank. He lives alone with his 10-year old son, Ziad. The kid has a special bond with the two giraffes in the zoo. He seems to be the only one to communicate with them. ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: zoo, giraffe, animal life, escapades, confined, parents and children, young heroes, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, youth, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: palestine, israel, middle east, palestinian authority, tel aviv israel
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 7.4
 17
Mouna (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mouna is a Palestinian photographer living in Tel Aviv, moments before her big professional break. When a military operation in Gaza goes out of hand, she is faced with the realities of both worlds she lives in, and with the close relationships with ...
Plot: female photographer, israeli palestinian conflict, art exhibition, domestic violence, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship
Place: tel aviv israel, israel, palestine
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Operation Finale (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.
Style: based on true events, national socialism, ambiguous ending, tense
Plot: war criminal, nazi, manhunt, chase, secret agents, storytelling, jewish, mission, life risking, period piece, culture clash, secret mission ...
Time: 60s, year 2005, year 1945, year 1944, year 1960 ...
Place: argentina, israel, germany, austria, tel aviv israel ...
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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: serious, clever, realistic, biting, offbeat
Plot: obsession, prodigy, estrangement, single parent, youth, power relations, family relations, losing-it hero, teachers and students, unfulfillment, dedicated educator, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, kindergarten, tel aviv israel
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The Point Men (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, terrorism, espionage, assassination, undercover, assassination attempt, vengeance, crimes, working undercover, save the day, secret agents, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, zurich switzerland, tel aviv israel ...
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The Other War (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In a middle of a war, three women fight for a normal life, but can never seem to agree on the actual meaning of normal. "The other war" tells the tale of Tel-Aviv during the second Lebanon war. It's a film about Israel, Militarism and ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, smoking, video, gay bar, dancing, drinking, dj, politics, lesbian kiss, lesbian, lesbian couple, sex toy ...
Place: tel aviv israel
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 7.3
 2K
In Between (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film captures the daily duality of three young Palestinian women in Tel Aviv, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle that seems obvious to many: the freedom to work, party, fuck, and ...
Plot: feminism, islam, lgbt, bar, rape, drugs, lesbian kiss, cigarette smoking, lesbian, cooking, female protagonist, friendship ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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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.
Plot: bathtub, eyeglasses, telephone call, drink, book, food, conspiracy, typewriter, radio, teacher, jewish, umbrella ...
Time: year 1947, year 1945
Place: israel, europe, palestine, jerusalem, india ...
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 7.3
 15K
Phoenix (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: neo noir, survivor, haunted by the past, physical appearance, singing, betrayal, neo-noir, husband wife relationship, hospital, strong female character, surgery, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1943, year 1944 ...
Place: europe, germany, tel aviv israel, west berlin west germany, west germany ...
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Blind Man's Bluff (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Israel
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Lilly Perry Amitai, Blind Man's Bluff takes a bittersweet look at the life of a young Israeli woman. Trying to distance herself from her Holocaust survivor parents and ex-boyfriend, pianist Micki Stav moves out of her ...
Plot: teenage girl, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, mythology, piano, nightclub, recital, concert, jewish, hypochondriac, holocaust survivor ...
Place: tel aviv israel
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Tel Aviv Stories (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three stories about three women: one is trying to find the right guy; one is trying to get a divorce from her runaway husband so she takes hostages; one turns Tel Aviv upside down in order to save a kitten trapped in a storm drain.
Plot: divorce, husband wife relationship, pursuit, sexuality, hostage, love, anthology, sewer, policewoman, marital separation, bureaucracy, cat ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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The Going Up of David Lev (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ten-year-old Israeli boy whose father died years earlier during the Six-Day-War is determined to find out more about his father's death. He skips school and, with the help of a friendly cab driver, heads to Jerusalem to find the men who ...
Plot: skipping school, death of father, taxi driver
Place: jerusalem, israel, tel aviv israel
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Goodbye, New York (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young New York woman, devastated to find out that her husband has been cheating on her, decides to hop a plane to Paris to get away. However, she falls asleep on the plane, misses her connection, and winds up in Israel, with no money, no luggage ...
Plot: airplane, bed, hotel room, hotel, airport, runway, new yorker, camel
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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 6.0
 528
Cupcakes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends in a Tel Aviv suburb get together to watch Universong, a Eurovision-like television song contest. They gather to watch and are depressed by the lifelessness of the Israeli entry, a parody of many recent offerings, a flashy, ...
Plot: friendship, friend, dancing, singer, gay, group of friends, guitar, gay couple, singing contest, jewish, competition, baker ...
Place: tel aviv israel, israel, paris france
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 6.8
 210
Mary Lou (2009)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 35 min.
Story: Meir and his mother Miriam are living a hum drum life in rural Israel. The opening scene has them dusting in matching head scarfs, our first hint that this young boy might grow up to bat for the other team. My favorite quote from the film is spoken ...
Plot: father son relationship, singer, abandoned by mother, bridge, burial, gay son, gay bashing, gay relationship, gay bar, soldier, gay slur, high school ...
Place: tel aviv israel, israel
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 5.6
 336
Good Boys (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Movie follows two young gay hustlers through interwoven stories during a night in Tel Aviv.
Plot: gay, gay parent, gay relationship, male rape, store, dance club, sex in a bathroom, gay hustler, gay sex, hustler, self loathing, sex standing up ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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 8.1
 453
HaPijamot (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Israel
Duration: 25 min.
Story: HaPijamot is a sitcom on Israeli television about a struggling band determined to make it in the real world. The show runs on Arutz HaYeladim and Channel 2.
Plot: trio, hamburger, music band, neighbor, band, sitcom, split personality, building, rock music, pajamas, parody
Place: tel aviv israel
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 4.5
 211
Eden (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Israel, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1939, Kalman, an ambitious young businessman, leaves Europe to join his sister Samantha in Palestine. She lives with Dov, an idealistic architect obsessed with the Bauhaus style. With their friends, they form a group, which discusses the future ...
Plot: bomber, businessman, israeli, sex, bookstore, left wing, explosion, letter, german, palestinian, jail, jewish ...
Place: tel aviv israel, israel, palestine
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Permanent Residence (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The life story of a young man who has been pursuing an impossible love with his straight boyfriend and contemplating on the mortality of his loved ones.
Style: philosophical
Plot: death of father, webcam, skinny dipping, gay, gay kiss, homoeroticism, death of grandmother, gay sex, brother brother relationship, pubic hair, unrequited love, beach ...
Place: tel aviv israel, hong kong, china, jerusalem, australia
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 3.6
 182
Japan Japan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Fresh out of the Israeli army, gay 19-year-old Imri moves to Tel-Aviv, but he's got a bad case of "yellow fever" and dreams of relocating to Japan. When he's not searching for porn, Imri hangs with his friend, works a low-paying ...
Plot: homosexual, teenage boy, gay, youth, teenager, migration, time lapse photography, hebrew, sushi, sex scene, internet, world trade center ...
Place: japan, middle east, israel, tel aviv israel
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Walk on Water (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eyal, an Israeli Mossad agent, is given the mission to track down and kill the very old Alfred Himmelman, an ex-Nazi officer, who might still be alive. Pretending to be a tourist guide, he befriends his grandson Axel, in Israel to visit his sister ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: german, gay, tourist, family secret, nazi germany, gay club, mossad, redemption, on the road, secret agents, chases and races, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, germany, jerusalem, europe, middle east ...
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 6.3
 61K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: heist, murder, bank robbery, police corruption, violence, betrayal, bag of money, crime, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, tel aviv israel, atlanta georgia, boston, los angeles
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 7.0
 2K
Jellyfish (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Meduzot (the Hebrew word for Jellyfish) tells the story of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life. Batya, a catering waitress, takes in a young child ...
Style: semi serious, witty, stylized, humorous, touching ...
Plot: honeymoon, wedding, human nature, friends, family relations, couples, hopes, golden years, city life, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, mediterranean sea, tel aviv israel, asia
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 7.3
 5K
The Bubble (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the rest of the country and the turmoil it's going through. ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: gay relationship, friendship, roommate, rave, homosexual, gay, gays and lesbians, interracial relations, fall in love, loss of sibling, friends, civil rights ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem, tel aviv israel, jordan
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Fucking Different Tel Aviv (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 14 gay and lesbian filmmakers from Tel Aviv present short films about their sexuality.
Style: touching, offbeat, sexy, thought provoking, witty
Plot: love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, gays and lesbians, gender, looking for love, couples, lesbian couple, judaism, kiss, dancing, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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Or (My Treasure) (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Or shoulders a lot: she's 17 or 18, a student, works evenings at a restaurant, recycles cans and bottles for cash, and tries to keep her mother Ruthie from returning to streetwalking in Tel Aviv. Ruthie calls Or "my treasure," but ...
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, coming of age, escort service, prostitution, life is a bitch, society, lifestyle, family problems, realism, parents and children, down on your luck, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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 7.0
 738
Déjà Vu (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: L.A. shop owner Dana and Englishman Sean meet and fall in love at first sight, but Sean is married and Dana is to marry her business partner Alex.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, infidelity, pin, stranger, ruby, romance, love triangle, opposites attract, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Place: israel, europe, middle east, london, tel aviv israel ...
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 5.8
 534
Fiona (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The director of Sue continues his exploration of the theme of lonely women lost in the big city with Fiona, which goes one step further and exposes the wasted lives of whores and junkies in New York. The story of Fiona and her mother told in eight ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: prostitute, drug abuse, sexual abuse, murder, urban ghetto, society, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, down on your luck, crimes, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california, tel aviv israel, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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