Most Popular Yiddish Movies and TV Shows
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2. The Nanny (1993–1999)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
After being fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, a cosmetics saleswoman becomes the nanny to the three children of a rich English widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other.
3. The Dictator (2012)
R | 83 min | Comedy
The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Votes: 264,521 | Gross: $59.65M
4. 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: 128,685 | Gross: $9.19M
5. The Song of Names (2019)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
Several years after his childhood friend, a violin prodigy, disappears on the eve of his first solo concert, an Englishman travels throughout Europe to find him.
6. Their Finest (2016)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.
Votes: 16,823 | Gross: $3.60M
7. The Immigrant (2013)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Votes: 28,756 | Gross: $2.01M
8. New York, I Love You (2008)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Eleven love stories set in one of the most loved and hated cities of the world, New York City.
Directors: Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Randall Balsmeyer, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Shekhar Kapur, Joshua Marston, Mira Nair, Natalie Portman, Brett Ratner | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Natalie Portman, Bradley Cooper, Hayden Christensen
Votes: 44,150 | Gross: $1.59M
10. Marshall (2017)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Thurgood Marshall, the crusading lawyer who would become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Votes: 16,967 | Gross: $10.05M
13. The Believer (2001)
R | 98 min | Drama
A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic philosophy. Based on the factual story of a K.K.K. member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter.
Votes: 35,884 | Gross: $0.41M
14. Give Me Liberty (2019)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
In this freewheeling comedy, medical transport driver Vic risks his job to shuttle a group of rowdy seniors and a Russian boxer to a funeral, dragging clients like Tracy, a young woman with ALS, along for the ride.
Votes: 1,249 | Gross: $0.14M
15. RBG (2018)
PG | 98 min | Documentary, Biography
The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
Votes: 9,885 | Gross: $14.02M
17. The Aristocrats (2005)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy
One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.
Votes: 15,833 | Gross: $6.38M
18. The Grey Zone (2001)
R | 108 min | Drama, History, War
A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Votes: 10,085 | Gross: $0.52M
19. Demon (2015)
R | 94 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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.
Votes: 4,842 | Gross: $0.10M
21. The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (1973)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police.
23. Hester Street (1975)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Romance
It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have, namely on Hester Street on the Lower East ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,194 | Gross: $5.00M
24. The Infidel (2010)
TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
An identity crisis comedy centred on Mahmud Nasir, successful business owner, and salt of the earth East End Muslim who discovers that he's adopted - and Jewish.
25. The Dummy (2002)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.
Votes: 6,362 | Gross: $0.07M
26. Train of Life (1998)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, War
In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.
Votes: 8,584 | Gross: $0.15M
27. Haven (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and ... See full summary »
28. The Saddest Music in the World (2003)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A musical of sorts set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression, where a beer baroness organizes a contest to find the saddest music in the world. Musicians from around the world descend on the city to try and win the $25,000 prize.
Votes: 5,648 | Gross: $0.67M
29. A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy, lives with his mother, Joanne, who works in and rooms above the Kandinsky tailor ... See full summary »
30. The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
PG | 110 min | Drama
A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.
Votes: 5,880 | Gross: $0.76M
32. Lost Embrace (2004)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy
In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where... See full summary »
Votes: 2,810 | Gross: $0.19M
34. Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)
Passed | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
A movie company is doing the Arabian Nights when a hobo enters their camp, falls asleep and dreams he's back in Baghdad as advisor to the Sultan. In a spoof of Rosevelt's New Deal, he ... See full summary »
35. The Doctor and the Girl (1949)
Passed | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Dr. Michael Corday, a recent graduate of the Harvard Medical School, is the son of Dr. John Corday, an eminent New York City surgeon who has a tendency to continue to direct the lives of ... See full summary »
36. Alan & Naomi (1992)
PG | 96 min | Drama, Family
Set in the forties. A young Jewish boy is called on by his parents to help a young girl come out of her shell, imposed after she watched her father die at the hands of the Nazis.
Votes: 375 | Gross: $0.26M
37. Trembling Before G-d (2001)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary
A cinematic portrait of various gay Orthodox Jews who struggle to reconcile their faith and their sexual orientation.
Votes: 889 | Gross: $0.62M
39. Waiting for the Messiah (2000)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
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, ... See full summary »
42. The Yankles (2009)
PG-13 | 115 min | Sport
About Charlie Jones, a washed up, ex major league ballplayer, and how he gets a second chance at life and love by managing a Jewish, orthodox yeshiva baseball team.
43. Love in the Rough (1930)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
When shipping clerk Jack Kelly is recruited by his employer to help his golf game, his boss insists he conceal his humble identity at the country club.
44. 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).
45. Aaron's Magic Village (1995)
G | 77 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
When God distributed wiseness and foolishness through a newly created world, one of the cherubs accidentally dropped all the foolishness on a tiny village called Chelm. So everyone in the ... See full summary »
46. True to the Navy (1930)
Passed | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
A countergirl at a San Diego soda shop has a lot of sailor "boyfriends," but her heart really belongs to a free-spirited gunner, who doesn't want to be tied down to any one woman.
48. The Stoolie (1972)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
A police informant steals police funds earmarked for a sting operation and the case detective goes after him to retrieve the money.
50. Almost Peaceful (2002)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jewish tailor Albert (Abkarian) and his wife Lea (Breitman) are reestablishing their business in 1946 Paris. Albert hires six people, more than he needs to meet current slow season demand, ... See full summary »
Votes: 341 | Gross: $0.11M