Movies about Jews

Movies about Jews
List of the best movies about Jews selected by visitors to our site: Deep Red, No Marriage Ties, Remember the Titans, Darling, Indiscreet, Marquis de Sade, Murder in the First, Fearless, Armageddon, El ángel de Budapest.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Deep Red (1994)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, thriller
CharactersImmortals, Scientists, Bodyguards
PlotPrison Break, Eternal Youth

After a young girl is accidently infected with an alien substance known as "Deep Red", the astonishing results attract the attention of the illustrious scientist Dr. Newmeyer. Disillusioned security expert Joe Keyes must team up with his estranged wife to protect the girl and her mother from the obsessed scientist who will stop at nothing to get what he wants.

No Marriage Ties (1933)
Markimdb: 6

An unemployed reporter, fired because of his drinking, takes a job at an advertising agency. Drama.

Remember the Titans (2000)
PlotOn real events, American Football, Friendship
StyleExciting, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions.

Darling (1965)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGay, Models
PlotLove triangle
PlaceParis, England, London, Hotels

The swinging London, early sixties. Beautiful but shallow, Diana Scott is a professional advertising model, a failed actress, a vocationally bored woman, who toys with the affections of several men while gaining fame and fortune.

Indiscreet (1958)
PlotLove, Revenge, Love triangle, Cheating
StyleRomantic, Smart

Anna Kalman is an accomplished actress who has given up hope of finding the man of her dreams. She is in the middle of taking off her face cream, while talking about this subject with her sister, when in walks Philip Adams. She loses her concentration for a moment as she realizes that this is the charming, smart, and handsome man she has been waiting for.

Marquis de Sade (1996)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA, Russia
CharactersWriters, Actors
PlotMissing people
PlacePrison, France
Time18th century

Based on the true story of the notorious Marquis de Sade. In 18th century Paris, an innocent beauty's search for her missing sister leads her into the deadly sensuous realm of the infamous Marquis de Sade. Imprisoned for his sordid crimes, the Marquis likewise has the beauty morally trapped... for she must help him complete his banned book of lust, or never learn the fate of her sister. It becomes a test of wills and wit, as the Marquis attempts to convert her to his deviously sexual philosophy. When the Marquis escapes his prison, she must follow him to his remote chateau of sin to finally discover her sister's fate, and to face her own.

Murder in the First (1995)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
PlotOn real events

Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.

Fearless (1993)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersArchitects, Psychiatrists
PlotSurvival, Loneliness, Fear
StyleTouching, Serious

After a terrible air disaster, survivor Max Klein emerges a changed person. Unable to connect to his former life or to wife Laura, he feels godlike and invulnerable. When psychologist Bill Perlman is unable to help Max, he has Max meet another survivor, Carla Rodrigo, who is wracked with grief and guilt since her baby died in the crash which she and Max survived.

Armageddon (1998)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CharactersLosers, Presidential, Astronauts
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Chase, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous space mission provided he can bring along his own hotshot crew. Among them is the cocksure A.J. who Harry thinks isn't good enough for his daughter, until the mission proves otherwise.

El ángel de Budapest (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
CharactersJews, Military

El ángel de Budapest (Angel of Budapest) is a Spanish 2011 television World War II-Holocaust miniseries based on the book "Un español frente al Holocausto" (A Spanish against the Holocaust) written by journalist and radio executive director Diego Carcedo. The plot focuses on Ángel Sanz Briz, a Spanish ambassador in Hungary during World War II who helped to save the lives of thousands of jews from the Holocaust by lodging them in Spanish safe houses in Budapest.

10 more movies
Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersDogs, Jews, Lawyers, Photographers, Actors
PlotDepression, Love with age difference, Divorce
PlaceParty, Kitchen, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Touching

Divorced and demoralised, Amy Minsky’s prospects look bleak when she is condemned to move back in with her parents at the age of 35. Everyone wants to help but, as her patience level with advice is plummeting, a bold teenage boy enters her life, igniting her last bit of self-esteem.

Off White Lies (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
CountryIsrael, France
CharactersTeens, Jews, Soldier, Pianists, Refugees
PlotCars, Computers, Birthday, Love with age difference, Cheating

In this bittersweet family comedy, shy teenager Libby moves back to Israel to live with her hapless father Shaul, unexpectedly finding herself without a home as war breaks out around them. Shaul devises a creative solution: posing as refugees, they are taken in by a wealthy family in Jerusalem. Finally in a “normal” household, Shaul and Libby begin to build their father-daughter relationship, but their false identities can’t last forever.

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, family, history
CountryGermany, Luxembourg
CharactersTeens, Childrens, Heroes, Jews, Refugees
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

In 1933 in Berlin. Anna is only nine years old when her life changes from the ground up. To escape the Nazis, her father Arthur Kemper, a well-known Jewish journalist, has to flee to Zurich. His family, Anna, her twelve-year-old brother Max and her mother Dorothea, follow him shortly thereafter. Anna has to leave everything behind, including her beloved pink rabbit, and to face a new life full of challenges and privations abroad.

BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CharactersPolice, Jews, Students, Partners
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Investigation, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceUSA, Office
StyleOscars, Fascinating, Heavy, Makes me think

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Serial (Bad) Weddings 2 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersLesbians, Jews, Family, Parents

Claude and Marie Verneuil face a new crisis. The four spouses of their daughters, David, Rachid, Chao and Charles decided to leave France for various reasons. Here they are imagining their lives elsewhere.

Demon (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryPoland, Israel
CharactersDemons, Blonde girls, Jews
PlotDancing, Adventure, Ghosts, Missing people
PlaceSea, Party, Deserts
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Serious

A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the dybbuk.

The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
PlotCancer, Adoption, Funeral
PlaceFrance, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, To cry

Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her temporary happiness is thrown when her neurotic 60-year-old Jewish father (Michel Blanc) suffers a delayed midlife crisis and announces that his young second wife is expecting a baby. Justine and her half-sister Dom, who is trying to adopt, are rather annoyed at the news. Coupled with resentment about her father’s absence when she was growing up, causes her to spiral into self-doubt. Overflowing with French charm, Justine gets by with the help of her family, friends, and newly discovered muse.

Shiva Baby (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersLesbians, Jews

College student Danielle must cover her tracks when she unexpectedly runs into her sugar daddy at a shiva - with her parents, ex-girlfriend and family friends also in attendance.

Closeness (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
CharactersJews, Family, Brothers, Mothers
PlotDancing, Cars, Money, Blackmail, Gifts
PlaceChechnya, Russia, Party
StyleTouching, Serious, Disturbing

1998, Nalchik. A Jewish family is in trouble: the youngest son and his bride do not come home, and in the morning, a ransom note arrives. The ransom is so high that the family is forced not only to sell its small business, but also to seek help from its fellow tribesmen.

The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, adventure
CharactersGay, CIA, Spy, Scouts, Jews
PlotWar, Chess, Baseball, Mystery
PlaceItaly, USA
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, By books, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.