Most Popular Persia Movies and TV Shows
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1. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Fantasy
A young fugitive Prince and Princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time.
Votes: 258,708 | Gross: $90.76M
2. Alexander (2004)
R | 175 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest army leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.
Votes: 156,006 | Gross: $34.30M
3. The Physician (2013)
R | 155 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians.
4. Queen of the Desert (2015)
PG-13 | 128 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
7. Persepolis (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
Votes: 83,183 | Gross: $4.45M
8. Arabian Nights (1974)
NC-17 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Ancient Arabia. A youth is chosen by a beautiful slave girl to be her new master; she is kidnapped and they must search for each other. Stories are told within stories; love, travel and the whims of destiny.
9. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.
Votes: 33,906 | Gross: $0.48M
10. One Night with the King (2006)
PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
In Biblical times, a girl disguises her Jewish origins when the Persian king comes looking for a new bride among his subjects.
Votes: 6,484 | Gross: $13.40M
12. Esther and the King (1960)
Approved | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History
Two decades before she would gain fame and some fortune as Alexis Carrington in television's Dynasty series, Joan Collins starred as Esther in this melodramatic, routine Biblical story. The... See full summary »
13. Genghis Khan (1965)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the thirteenth century, the shy Mongol boy Temujin (Carlo Cura) becomes the fearless leader Genghis Khan (Omar Sharif), who unites all Mongol tribes and conquers most of Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
Votes: 1,852 | Gross: $0.00M
16. Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (2004 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A proud yet innocent prince is being chased by The Dahaka (Guardian of Time) as a consequence of his actions. He seeks aid from The Empress of Time to escape from the notion that he cannot change his fate.
17. Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones (2005 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Prince of Persia makes his way home to Babylon, bearing with him Kaileena, the enigmatic Empress of Time, and unspeakable scars from the Island of Time.
18. Equinox (1970)
GP | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information. Told in flashbacks by the sole survivor.
19. Son of Sinbad (1955)
PG | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Legendary pirate and adventurer Sinbad is in single-minded pursuit of two things: beautiful women and a substance called Greek Fire--an early version of gunpowder.
Votes: 439 | Gross: $1.00M
21. The Book of Esther (2013)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Jewish girl Esther is chosen as the new queen consort to King Xerxes of Persia. Will she be able to stop the evil Lord Haman's plot to exterminate the Jews?
22. Samson and Delilah (1996)
172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Mara and her husband Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. Much to their regret, they have not been able to have ... See full summary »
23. Esther (1999 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians, is holding a celebratory banquet for his people in the citadel ... See full summary »
24. Omar Khayyam (1957)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance
During the 11th century, Persian poet Omar Khayyam's lover marries the Shah but the Shah, whose life is threatened by a sect of assassins, appoints Omar royal advisor.
25. No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)
106 min | Drama, Music
Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so.
Votes: 6,544 | Gross: $0.08M
26. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Family
A young prince with expert fighting skills acquires the Dagger of Time, and unknowingly releases the powerful Sands of Time with it. Now he is trapped in a palace with sand creatures and must undo the unfortunate deed he has done.
27. Prince of Persia (2008 Video Game)
PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After meeting Elika, a princess, in the desert, the Prince is tasked with cleansing a corrupted land with the help of his new companion, all the while unraveling the power of dark lord Ahriman.
28. The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954)
Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
In Ispahan, Persia, Hajji Baba is leaving his father's shop to seek a greater fortune, while the Princess Fawzia is trying to talk her father, the Caliph into giving her in marriage to ... See full summary »
29. Arabian Nights (1942)
Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The caliph of Baghdad must go into hiding with a group of traveling performers when his brother usurps the throne. Both brothers desire a beautiful dancing girl, who is torn between power and true love.
Votes: 1,143 | Gross: $3.71M
30. The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam (2005)
PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Kamran is a 12 year old boy in the present day who discovers that his ancestor is the 11th Century Mathematician, Astronomer, Poet of Persia, Omar Khayyam. The story has been passed down in... See full summary »
Votes: 627 | Gross: $0.22M
31. Babes in Bagdad (1952)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy
Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing twelve beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of ... See full summary »
32. A Cube of Sugar (2011)
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.
33. Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925)
Passed | 71 min | Documentary
The struggles of a hardscrabble Iranian nomadic tribe as they journey through bleak country to reach the grasslands that will save their livestock.
34. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem (2002 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Over the course of two millenia, twelve men and women are linked together by an accursed book known as the Tome of Eternal Darkness.
35. Prince of Persia (1989 Video Game)
E | Action, Adventure, Family
In ancient Persia, the sultan's vizier, Jaffar, seizes power. With his only obstacle to the throne being the sultan's daughter, he locks her up. In order to free her, you must escape dungeons, get to the palace tower and defeat Jaffar.
36. 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 »
37. Reign: The Conqueror (1997– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Alexander the Great was the world's most powerful warrior. Reign is a 21st century science-fiction retelling of the legend of this Macedonian king. A visual masterpiece, Reign tells the ... See full summary »
38. Ajooba (1991)
178 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The evil Vizier of Baharistan kills the royal family and takes power himself but the real crown prince, who has survived his machinations, returns to his homeland to avenge his parents as a masked vigilante 'Ajooba'.
39. Behind That Curtain (1929)
Passed | 91 min | Mystery
Eve Mannering realizes too late that her abusive husband is a philanderer and murderer and seeks protection with her true love, explorer John Beetham.
41. Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame (1992 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The Prince of Persia has been thrown out of the palace by the impostor Prince who orders his arrest, he escapes on a ship. Meanwhile Jaffer puts the Princess to sleep. Can the Prince defeat Jaffar and rescue the Princess once again?
Director: Jordan Mechner
42. 1979 Revolution: Black Friday (2016 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Drama
Reza Shirazi, an aspiring photojournalist, who returns to Iran amidst the Iranian Revolution. As he becomes more involved in the events of the Revolution, Reza is forced to make decisions in order to survive.
43. Eddie Izzard: Circle (2002 Video)
Unrated | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy
Town Hall, New York City, 26 June 2000. An evening with Eddie Izzard in which he moves back and forth in time, with religion as the loose but constant theme. He begins with Pope John Paul ... See full summary »
44. The Guns and the Fury (1981)
PG | 90 min | Action, Drama
Two turn of the Century fortune hunters (Peter Graves and Cameron Mitchell) discover oil in Persia and attempt to claim it. Serious resistance is met.
46. Halaku (1956)
122 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical
Halaku (Pran), the powerful emperor of Iran, rules the country wisely and with an iron hand. When he comes upon one of his subjects, Niloufer (Meena Kumari), he stakes his claim on her and ... See full summary »
47. The Return of Mr. Moto (1965)
Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.
48. Prince of Persia: Epilogue (2009 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Following on directly from the events in Prince of Persia, Epilogue takes the Prince and Elika into an underground Palace, chased by Ahriman, wrapped in doubt, will they emerge from the darkness?
49. He Married His Wife (1940)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
Race horse owner pays so much attention to business he winds up divorced from his wife. His alimony payments are so steep he plots with his lawyer to get her married off.
Votes: 146 | Gross: $0.05M