jewishby subshive | created - 28 Oct 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
themes, characters, archetypes, & stereotypes
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1. A Serious Man (2009)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.
Votes: 125,568 | Gross: $9.19M
5. The Bellboy (1960)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy
Mute bellboy Stanley works at the luxurious Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach. In spite of being a serviceable and friendly employee, the clumsy Stanley gets successively into trouble with his mistakes.
6. Barton Fink (1991)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Votes: 107,143 | Gross: $6.15M
7. Blazing Saddles (1974)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Western
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
Votes: 119,250 | Gross: $119.50M
9. YidLife Crisis (2014– )
Short, Comedy, Drama
Drinking in the very best that Montreal's multicultural Mile End has to offer, Chaimie and Leizer, best friends and debating adversaries, tackle sex, drugs, and milk and meat... all in their grandparents' Yiddish (with English subtitles).
11. Norman (2016)
R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller
Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman's life dramatically changes for better and worse.
Votes: 5,342 | Gross: $3.81M
15. Broad City (2014–2019)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.
16. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017– )
TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy, Drama
A housewife in the 1960s decides to become a stand-up comic.
sassy snappy wit, re-purposing lenny bruce, self-conscious jewish stereotypes -- expensive/tasteless
17. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015–2019)
TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Musical
A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find happiness in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California.
18. Less Than Kind (2008– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
15-year-old Sheldon Blecher is overweight, with a self-destructive driving instructor father and pyromaniac mother who never quite seem to fit into their community. His egotistical ... See full summary »
20. Max Glick (1990–1992)
It's 1963 in Canada and Max is turning 13 in a monumental year. His parents Henry and Sarah are fairly relaxed raising Max in their Jewish neighborhood but grandparents Bryna and Augustus are more observant religiously.
22. The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick (1988)
G | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A young Jewish adolescent from an overbearing family likes a Christian girl and is helped by a fun-loving rabbi.
Votes: 205 | Gross: $0.32M
awkward and canadian. awkwardly canadian. glick is a chump