Most Popular Feature Films


1. A Separation (2011)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Mystery

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95 Metascore

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini

Votes: 173,044 | Gross: $7.10M

2. Forushande (2016)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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85 Metascore

While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Mina Sadati

Votes: 30,463 | Gross: $3.40M

3. Children of Heaven (1997)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Family

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After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mohammad Amir Naji, Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi, Nafise Jafar-Mohammadi

Votes: 38,951 | Gross: $0.93M

4. Under the Shadow (2016)

PG-13 | 84 min | Horror, War

7.0
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84 Metascore

As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.

Director: Babak Anvari | Stars: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi, Arash Marandi

Votes: 13,895 | Gross: $0.03M

5. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Horror

7.0
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81 Metascore

In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour | Stars: Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò

Votes: 23,269

6. Taxi (III) (2015)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

Jafar Panahi is banned from making movies by the Iranian government, he poses as a taxi driver and makes a movie about social challenges in Iran.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Star: Jafar Panahi

Votes: 10,108 | Gross: $0.32M

7. The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama

8.0
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50 Metascore

A distressed woman, desperately asks for a meeting with a journalist, to disclose the cruel and inhumane punishment of her niece.

Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jim Caviezel, Mozhan Marnò, Navid Negahban

Votes: 15,627 | Gross: $0.66M

8. Darbareye Elly (2009)

119 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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87 Metascore

The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Merila Zare'i

Votes: 32,576 | Gross: $0.11M

9. Circumstance (2011)

R | 107 min | Drama

5.9
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65 Metascore

A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.

Director: Maryam Keshavarz | Stars: Sarah Kazemy, Nikohl Boosheri, Reza Sixo Safai, Soheil Parsa

Votes: 6,706 | Gross: $0.44M

10. Nema-ye Nazdik (1990)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.3
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The true story of Hossain Sabzian that impersonated the director Mohsen Makhmalbaf to convince a family they would star in his so-called new film.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hossain Sabzian, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Abolfazl Ahankhah, Mehrdad Ahankhah

Votes: 10,556 | Gross: $0.00M

11. Tehran Taboo (2017)

90 min | Animation, Drama

7.1
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In their desperate search for freedom and happiness, four young people from Tehran, Iran are forced to break the taboos of a restrictive, islamic society.

Director: Ali Soozandeh | Stars: Farhad Abadinejad, Jasmina Ali, Rozita Assadollahy, Alireza Bayram

Votes: 389

12. Taste of Cherry (1997)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.7
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An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi

Votes: 16,895 | Gross: $0.31M

13. Disappearance (2017)

89 min | Drama

7.1
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During a dramatic night, two young lovers run from hospital to hospital seeking for an help for some complications after their first time. They'll have to confront with the indifference of some doctors and avoid them to call their parents.

Director: Ali Asgari | Stars: Nazanin Ahmadi, Pedram Ansari, Sadaf Asgari, Mohammad Heidari

Votes: 94

14. Abad va yek rooz (2016)

95 min | Drama

8.3
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Somaieh, the youngest daughter of an indigent family, is getting married and fear is overwhelming each and every member of the family regarding how to overcome their difficulties after she's gone.

Director: Saeed Roustayi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Parinaz Izadyar, Shabnam Moghadami

Votes: 3,830

15. The Lizard (2004)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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A recently jailed petty thief disguises as a Mullah and succeeds in escaping; but has to stay in the Mullah' role longer than he expected to.

Director: Kamal Tabrizi | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Bahram Ibrahimi, Shahrokh Foroutanian, Farideh Sepah Mansour

Votes: 8,756

16. Chaharshanbe-soori (2006)

102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.9
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84 Metascore

On the last Wednesday before the spring solstice ushers in the Persian New Year, people set off fireworks following an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. Rouhi, spending her first day at a new job, finds herself in the midst of a different kind of fireworks -- a domestic dispute between her new boss and his wife.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Hamid Farokhnezhad, Hediyeh Tehrani, Taraneh Alidoosti, Pantea Bahram

Votes: 6,720

17. Fasle kargadan (2012)

88 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.6
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Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Yilmaz Erdogan, Caner Cindoruk

Votes: 5,206

18. Syngué sabour, pierre de patience (2012)

R | 102 min | Drama, War

7.1
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64 Metascore

In a war ridden country a woman watches over the husband reduced to a vegetable state by a bullet in the neck, abandoned by Jihad companions and brothers. One day, the woman decides to say things to him she could never have done before.

Director: Atiq Rahimi | Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Hamid Djavadan, Hassina Burgan, Massi Mrowat

Votes: 3,773 | Gross: $0.15M

19. The Color of Paradise (1999)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Family

8.2
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80 Metascore

Mohamed, a young blind boy, returns to his rural home for the summer and yearns for his father's acceptance.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Hossein Mahjoub, Mohsen Ramezani, Salameh Feyzi, Farahnaz Safari

Votes: 12,651 | Gross: $1.81M

20. No Date, No Sign (2017)

104 min | Drama

7.6
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Kaveh Nariman is a coroner in the medical examiner's office. One day at his work he meets a corpse which is very familiar to him.

Director: Vahid Jalilvand | Stars: Amir Aghaee, Zakieh Behbahani, Saeed Dakh, Navid Mohammadzadeh

Votes: 174

21. Khane-ye doust kodjast? (1987)

83 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Babek Ahmed Poor, Ahmed Ahmed Poor, Khodabakhsh Defaei, Iran Outari

Votes: 6,613

22. Ferrari (2017)

90 min | Drama

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An 18 years old girl comes to Tehran to take a picture with an 8 Billion Tomans Ferrari, but that will put her in some more troubles.

Director: Alireza Davoudnejad | Stars: Mohammad-Reza Davoudnejad, Reza Davoudnejad, Reza Kianian, Tarlan Parvaneh

Votes: 22

23. The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

7.6
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86 Metascore

Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Behzad Dorani, Noghre Asadi, Roushan Karam Elmi, Bahman Ghobadi

Votes: 6,297 | Gross: $0.21M

24. Offside (I) (2006)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.3
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85 Metascore

Struggle of Women in a country that excludes them from entering the stadiums.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Sima Mobarak-Shahi, Shayesteh Irani, Ayda Sadeqi, Golnaz Farmani

Votes: 6,377 | Gross: $0.18M

25. Mahi va gorbeh (2013)

134 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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A number of students have traveled to the Caspian region in order to participate in a kite-flying event during the winter solstice. Next to their camp is a small hut occupied by three cooks who work at a nearby restaurant.

Director: Shahram Mokri | Stars: Abed Abest, Mona Ahmadi, Ainaz Azarhoush, Nazanin Babaei

Votes: 1,531

26. Beautiful City (2004)

101 min | Drama

7.8
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69 Metascore

Akbar has just turned eighteen. He has been held in a rehabilitation centre for committing murder at the age of sixteen when he was condemned to death. Legally speaking, he had to reach the... See full summary »

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Faramarz Gharibian, Babak Ansari, Hossein Farzi-Zadeh

Votes: 3,664

27. Dah (2002)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.5
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86 Metascore

A visual social examination in the form of ten conversations between a driving woman and her various pick-ups and hitchhikers.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mania Akbari, Amin Maher, Kamran Adl, Roya Akbari

Votes: 5,792 | Gross: $0.11M

28. Dayereh (2000)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.5
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85 Metascore

Various women struggle to function in the oppressively sexist society of contemporary Iran.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Maryiam Palvin Almani, Nargess Mamizadeh, Mojgan Faramarzi, Elham Saboktakin

Votes: 4,936 | Gross: $0.67M

29. Lantouri (2016)

110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A Girl is attacked by her lover with Acids.

Director: Reza Dormishian | Stars: Baran Kosari, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Maryam Palizban, Reza Behbudi

Votes: 1,348

30. Nahid (2015)

105 min | Drama

6.5
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A woman tries to mend the broken pieces of her last life, as she is now involved in a new relationship with a man.

Director: Ida Panahandeh | Stars: Sareh Bayat, Nasrin Babaei, Pejman Bazeghi, Milad HosseinPour

Votes: 944

31. Sperm Whale: Roya's Selection (2017)

86 min | Comedy, Music

5.2
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It's a sequel to the first Sperm Whale. This movie is set at Arzhang (Reza Attaran) 's wedding day. It includes lots of flashbacks to the time of of friendship of him with the bride, Roya (Mahnaz Afshar).

Director: Saman Moghadam | Stars: Mahnaz Afshar, Reza Attaran, Mohammad Amir Naji, Vishka Asayesh

Votes: 387

32. Negar (2017)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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According to the police, Negar's father committed suicide. Having had a happy life, Negar suspects that his death has not happened the way it seems. She starts unfolding the truth through an unconventional investigation.

Director: Rambod Javan | Stars: Negar Javaherian, Mohammad Reza Forutan, Alireza Shoja Nori, Mani Haghighi

Votes: 161

33. Azar (2017)

90 min | Drama

5.9
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A woman whose husband in jail is trying hardly to manage the cafe restaurant she has opened with her husband. She also tries to compromise to get her husband released but things are not going as she is planning to.

Director: Mohammad Hamzei | Stars: Shirin Aghakashi, Hamid Reza Azarang, Pejman Jamshidi, Niki Karimi

Votes: 13

34. The White Balloon (1995)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama, Family

7.8
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Several people try to help a little girl to find the money her mom gave her to buy a goldfish with.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Aida Mohammadkhani, Mohsen Kafili, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Anna Borkowska

Votes: 5,340 | Gross: $0.47M

35. Hello Mumbai: Salaam Mumbai (2016)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.3
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Ali is an Iranian exchange student from Iran who is studying medicine as a cardio resident in Mumbai. By chance, he saves the life of one of his classmates Karishma, who has attempted ... See full summary »

Director: Ghorban Mohammadpour | Stars: Mohammad Reza Golzar, Dia Mirza, Benyamin Bahadori, Behrouz Chahel

Votes: 452

36. Soog (2011)

85 min | Drama

7.2
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A violent quarrel breaks out between a couple at midnight. Being at a relative,s house in the north of Iran, they depart for Tehran in the middle of the night, but they do not bring along ... See full summary »

Director: Morteza Farshbaf | Stars: Kiomars Giti, Sharareh Pasha, Amir Hossein Maleki, Sahar Dolatshahi

Votes: 248

37. Talaye sorkh (2003)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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81 Metascore

An Iranian pizza delivery man sees the worst of corruption and social unbalance in his city and is driven to crime.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Hossain Emadeddin, Kamyar Sheisi, Azita Rayeji, Shahram Vaziri

Votes: 3,810 | Gross: $0.15M

38. Molke Soleiman (2010)

110 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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Solomon, Prophet and the King, has asked God to give him an ideal kingdom which has never been given to anybody before. He is told to prepare himself and his subjects with evil and unearthly creatures that haunt the men.

Director: Shahriar Bahrani | Stars: Amin Zendegani, Mahmood Pakniat, Elham Hamidi, Hossein Mahjoub

Votes: 2,990

39. Nafas (2016)

112 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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Breath is about an Iranian family who lives in Iran. It tells the story of Bahar, who is living with her father, Ghafour and Grandmother during the 70s.She is living in her childish and surreal world, filled with their dreams and fantasies.

Director: Narges Abyar | Stars: Gelare Abasi, Mehran Ahmadi, Jamshid Hashempur, Shabnam Moghadami

Votes: 376

40. Gozaresh (1977)

112 min | Drama

7.2
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The movie revolves around the life of a tax collector who is accused of taking bribes, and also has to deal with problems at home, including the suicide attempt of his wife.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Kurosh Afsharpanah, Mehdi Montazar, Mostafa Tari

Votes: 444

41. Through the Olive Trees (1994)

G | 103 min | Drama

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The movie focuses on one of the events in Zendegi Edame Darad (1992), and explores the relationship between the movie director, and the actors. The local actors play a couple who got ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, Farhad Kheradmand, Zarifeh Shiva, Hossein Rezai

Votes: 4,314 | Gross: $0.04M

42. Zire saghfe doodi (2017)

110 min | Drama

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Shirin who has problems with her husband and child is searching for a way to communicate with them and solve her family problems but she can not succeeded in that so reaches a crisis. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Pouran Derakhshandeh | Stars: Farhad Aslani, Maryam Boubani, Shahram Haghighatdoost, Azita Hajian

Votes: 78

43. A Dragon Arrives! (2016)

105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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A Dragon Arrives.

Director: Mani Haghighi | Stars: Amir Jadidi, Ehsan Goodarzi, Amir Homayoun Ghanizadeh, Nader Fallah

Votes: 1,234

44. Zanan-e bedun-e mardan (2009)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.3
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68 Metascore

Against the tumultuous backdrop of Iran's 1953 CIA-backed coup d'état, the destinies of four women converge in a beautiful orchard garden, where they find independence, solace and companionship.

Directors: Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari | Stars: Shabnam Toloui, Pegah Ferydoni, Arita Shahrzad, Orsolya Tóth

Votes: 2,059 | Gross: $0.18M

45. Gaav (1969)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

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An old villager deeply in love with his cow goes to the capital for a while. While he's there, the cow dies and now the villagers are afraid of his possible reaction to it when he returns.

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Ezzatolah Entezami, Mahin Shahabi, Ali Nassirian, Jamshid Mashayekhi

Votes: 4,682

46. Ghatel-e ahli (2017)

103 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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This Movie Is Story Of Dr. Jalal Soroush's Life.

Director: Masud Kimiai | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Pegah Ahangarani, Hamid Reza Afshar, Hamid Reza Azarang

Votes: 57

47. Sperm Whale (2015)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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It's about an Iranian man who tells his life story from childhood to now and his love.

Director: Saman Moghadam | Stars: Mahnaz Afshar, Vishka Asayesh, Reza Attaran, Ali Ghorbanzadeh

Votes: 1,830

48. Khafegi (2017)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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Masoud takes his wife who has neurotic tensions to the asylum to take care of her but..

Director: Fereydoun Jeyrani | Stars: Navid Mohammadzadeh, Elnaz Shakerdust, Pardis Ahmadieh, Gholam-Hossein Lotfi

Votes: 99

49. Kupal (2017)

81 min | Drama

7.7
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"Kupal" is the story of a hunter and a taxidermist, called "Dr. Ahmad Kupal".

Director: Kazem Mollaie | Stars: Mojtaba Alizadeh, Nazanin Farahani, Hossein Ghayebi Shabahang, Levon Haftvan

Votes: 26

50. Nun va Goldoon (1996)

78 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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70 Metascore

A semi-autobiographical account of Makmahlbaf's experience as a teenager when, as a 17-year-old, he stabbed a policeman at a protest rally. Two decades later, he tracks down the policeman he injured in an attempt to make amends.

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Mirhadi Tayebi, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Ali Bakhsi, Ammar Tafti Dehghan

Votes: 2,251 | Gross: $0.04M