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1. Not Without My Daughter (1991)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller
An American woman, trapped in Islamic Iran by her brutish husband, must find a way to escape with her daughter as well.
Votes: 11,713 | Gross: $14.79M
2. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Votes: 548,541 | Gross: $136.03M
3. The Mission (1983)
103 min | Drama
An Iranian assassin is sent to the United States to kill a former Iranian official who served under the Shah of Iran. The night before the assassination he find out that his target (Mr. ... See full summary »
4. The Lizard (2004)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
5. Persepolis (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
Votes: 84,264 | Gross: $4.45M
6. Close-Up (1990)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 13,451 | Gross: $0.00M
7. Children of Heaven (1997)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Family, Sport
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.
Votes: 57,638 | Gross: $0.93M
8. Hello Cinema (1995)
75 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Makhmalbaf puts an advertisement in the papers calling for an open casting for his next movie. However when hundreds of people show up, he decides to make a movie about the casting and the ... See full summary »
9. A Cube of Sugar (2011)
PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The story happens in an old house in an old city of Iran. Because of the wedding of the youngest sister, Pasandide, all of her sisters come to their old house to help their mother.
10. Gold and Copper (2011)
97 min | Drama
A Tehran mullah-in-training struggles to take care of his ailing wife and their children in this profoundly moving melodrama. A film of near-universal appeal, it puts a human face on Iran's... See full summary »
11. Facing Mirrors (2011)
98 min | Drama
Rana has chosen a path in order to support her family, while Adineh (Eddie) has fled his home and city to escape his complicated situation as a transsexual man prevented from living as his ... See full summary »
12. Baran (2001)
PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance
In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.
Votes: 7,447 | Gross: $0.13M
13. Taste of Cherry (1997)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.
Votes: 20,225 | Gross: $0.31M
14. The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 7,709 | Gross: $0.21M
15. Scream of the Ants (2006)
85 min | Adventure, Drama
A girl believing in God marries an atheist, who is consumed by doubt. They decide to spend their honeymoon in India. Searching the countryside for a guru called the "perfect man," who fobs ... See full summary »
17. Rosewater (2014)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who brutally interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy.
Votes: 9,999 | Gross: $3.13M
18. Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero (2016)
TV-MA | 84 min | Comedy
A wannabe private investigator wins the Green Card lottery and moves to America to pursue his dream only to find himself embroiled in a conspiracy to start the next world war.
Votes: 2,329 | Gross: $0.20M
19. The Willow Tree (2005)
PG | 96 min | Drama
Youssef, a blind university professor, is suddenly diagnosed with a fatal disease and must undergo treatment in France. Back home, will he find the life he had before?
Votes: 3,813 | Gross: $0.03M
20. Women Without Men (2009)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 2,248 | Gross: $0.18M
21. The Cyclist (1989)
82 min | Drama
The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care, but his day labor digging wells does not pay enough. A friend connects Nasim to a two-bit... See full summary »
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
The story of a blind dervish Bab'Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar, together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years.
23. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror
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.
24. Khoda Nazdik Ast (2006)
90 min | Drama
The people who live in Reza's village think of him as a simple minded young man. He transports passengers through the road which has been destroyed by flood on his motor bike when he meets ... See full summary »
26. About Elly (2009)
119 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 40,416 | Gross: $0.11M
27. The Past (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery
An Iranian man deserts his French wife and her two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.
Votes: 42,356 | Gross: $1.33M
28. Sara (1993)
102 min | Drama
Sara is the perfect young housewife, eager to serve. When husband Hessam requires an expensive emergency operation abroad, it is she who get the funds. For the next three years, it is Sara,... See full summary »
30. Septembers of Shiraz (2015)
PG-13 | 110 min | Thriller
Prior to the Iranian revolution it was a place where people of all religions were allowed to flourish. This is the story of a prosperous Jewish family who abandon everything before they are consumed by the passions of revolutionaries.
31. Under the Shadow (2016)
PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 20,573 | Gross: $0.03M
32. Certified Copy (2010)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance
In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper.
Votes: 19,253 | Gross: $1.34M