Filming Location Matching "Tehran, Iran" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. A Separation (2011)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama

8.3
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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: 206,298 | Gross: $7.10M

2. The Operative (2019)

116 min | Thriller

5.6
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47 Metascore

A woman is recruited by the Mossad to work undercover in Tehran.

Director: Yuval Adler | Stars: Diane Kruger, Martin Freeman, Cas Anvar, Rotem Keinan

Votes: 2,482

3. The Salesman (2016)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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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: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Mina Sadati, Babak Karimi

Votes: 45,095 | Gross: $2.40M

4. Children of Heaven (1997)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Family, Sport

8.3
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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: 58,068 | Gross: $0.93M

5. Close-Up (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: 13,580 | Gross: $0.00M

6. Just 6.5 (2019)

131 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The police are after a drug lord named Naser Khakzad, but when they finally manage to catch him, he tries whatever he can think of to escape and save his family.

Director: Saeed Roustayi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Parinaz Izadyar, Farhad Aslani

Votes: 4,029

7. 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: 20,371 | Gross: $0.31M

8. The Cow (1969)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 5,769

9. Life+1Day (2016)

112 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 7,657

10. Taxi (III) (2015)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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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: 12,527 | Gross: $0.32M

11. The Warden (2019)

100 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.4
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A prison is about to be evacuated to make room for an airport expansion project. Colonel Jahed and his officers are busy transferring all inmates to the new facility, but one inmate is missing.

Director: Nima Javidi | Stars: Navid Mohammadzadeh, Parinaz Izadyar, Setareh Pesyani, Mani Haghighi

Votes: 1,939

12. The Lizard (2004)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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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 Ebrahimi, Shahrokh Foroutanian, Farideh Sepah Mansour

Votes: 12,628

13. Yalda (2019)

89 min | Drama

6.7
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Maryam is a young woman who is accused of murdering her husband and is sentenced to death. In the Yalda night they bring her to a live TV show so that Mona who is the only child of the ... See full summary »

Director: Massoud Bakhshi | Stars: Sadaf Asgari, Zakieh Behbahani, Arman Darvish, Forough Ghajabagli

Votes: 31

14. Fireworks Wednesday (2006)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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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: 8,996

15. Sheeple (2018)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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The story of a gang of drug dealers in the south of Tehran who has sheltered many youngsters and orphans from the streets. Shahin and Shakoor who are brothers are leading the gang but when ... See full summary »

Director: Houman Seyyedi | Stars: Navid Mohammadzadeh, Farhad Aslani, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini, Marjan Ettefaghian

Votes: 2,525

16. Ten (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: 6,454 | Gross: $0.11M

17. The Song of Sparrows (2008)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family

7.9
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74 Metascore

When an ostrich-rancher focuses on replacing his daughter's hearing aid, which breaks right before crucial exams, everything changes for a struggling rural family in Iran. Karim motorbikes ... See full summary »

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mohammad Amir Naji, Maryam Akbari, Kamran Dehghan, Hamid Aghazi

Votes: 8,703 | Gross: $0.12M

18. Baran (2001)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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79 Metascore

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.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji, Hossein Mahjoub

Votes: 7,474 | Gross: $0.13M

19. No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)

106 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Negar Shaghaghi, Ashkan Koshanejad, Hamed Behdad, Babak Mirzakhani

Votes: 6,615 | Gross: $0.08M

20. Shirin (2008)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

6.7
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A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from the twelfth ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mahnaz Afshar, Pegah Ahangarani, Taraneh Alidoosti, Kamand Amir Soleymani

Votes: 2,109

21. Pig (2018)

104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Iranian directors are getting slaughtered by an unknown serial killer and a blacklisted director, Hasan Kasmai, is curious about only one thing: Why isn't the killer after him?

Director: Mani Haghighi | Stars: Hasan Majuni, Leila Hatami, Leili Rashidi, Parinaz Izadyar

Votes: 1,237

22. Emanuelle Around the World (1977)

R | 97 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.0
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Famous undercover journalist Emanuelle teams with her friend Cora Norman to uncover a white slave ring that traffics in women kidnapped from various locales around the world. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Laura Gemser, Ivan Rassimov, Karin Schubert, Don Powell

Votes: 708

23. Missile X: The Neutron Bomb Incident (1979)

Not Rated | 97 min | Adventure, Thriller

3.5
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An American intelligence agent travels to pre-Islamic Revolution Iran to try to thwart a power-mad European baron from using a stolen cruise missile to destroy an unspecific target in that country.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Peter Graves, Curd Jürgens, Michael Dante, John Carradine

Votes: 122

24. A Moment of Innocence (1996)

78 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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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: 2,833 | Gross: $0.04M

25. Bomb: A Love Story (2018)

96 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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The film is based on the Tehran's Bombardment conditions in 1988.

Director: Payman Maadi | Stars: Leila Hatami, Payman Maadi, Siamak Ansari, Habib Rezaei

Votes: 1,359

26. The Circle (2000)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.4
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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: 5,464 | Gross: $0.67M

27. 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, Mohammad Asarian

Votes: 7,069 | Gross: $0.18M

28. A Man of Integrity (2017)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama

7.2
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A drama about corruption and injustice in Iranian society. You are the oppressed, or you have to join the oppressor to survive!

Director: Mohammad Rasoulof | Stars: Reza Akhlaghirad, Soudabeh Beizaee, Nasim Adabi, Zeinab Shabani

Votes: 1,313

29. Beautiful City (2004)

98 min | Drama

7.7
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69 Metascore

Directed by multi-award winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, 'Beautiful City' is a cinematic gem not to be missed. Akbar has just turned eighteen. He has been held in a rehabilitation centre ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 4,434

30. The Report (1977)

112 min | Drama

7.0
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The life of a tax collector who is accused of taking bribes, and also has to deal with other problems at home, including the suicide attempt of his wife.

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

Votes: 644

31. No Date, No Signature (2017)

99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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71 Metascore

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: Navid Mohammadzadeh, Amir Aghaee, Hediyeh Tehrani, Zakieh Behbahani

Votes: 2,574 | Gross: $0.04M

32. Motreb (2019)

107 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

5.2
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Ibrahim is a nightclub singer who, like other singers of that era and is being removed from the scene with the 1979 revolution. Eventually he becomes the singer of various ceremonies but he doesn't agree with them to be called Motreb.

Director: Mostafa Kiayee | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Elnaz Shakerdust, Mohsen Kiayee, Mehran Ahmadi

Votes: 150

33. Rahman 1400 (2019)

111 min | Comedy, Drama

4.7
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Rahman is the custodian of a company and the doctor has told him that he will die soon. He decides to with the help of his friend Anush make a plan and inherit some money for his family.

Director: Manouchehr Hadi | Stars: Bahram Afshari, Saeed Aghakhani, Sareh Bayat, Donya Dadrasan

Votes: 791

34. This Is Not a Film (2011)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.4
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90 Metascore

It's been months since Jafar Panahi, stuck in jail, has been awaiting a verdict by the appeals court. By depicting a day in his life, Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb try to portray the deprivations looming in contemporary Iranian cinema.

Directors: Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Panahi | Stars: Jafar Panahi, Igi, Mrs. Gheirat, Mojtaba Mirtahmasb

Votes: 4,492 | Gross: $0.08M

35. Melbourne (2014)

91 min | Drama

6.4
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The film recounts the story of a young couple on their way to Melbourne to continue their studies. However, just a few hours before the departure of their flight, they are unintentionally involved in a tragic event.

Director: Nima Javidi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Negar Javaherian, Mani Haghighi, Shirin Yazdanbakhsh

Votes: 1,436

36. Dell (2019– )

50 min | Drama

3.5
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The world of the Dell is an unknown world. From darkness and light to hatred and forgiveness, from love and hatred to the joy of joining, to regret and separation, they sometimes conquer the "Dell" and .

Stars: Bahram Afshari, Sareh Bayat, Afsaneh Bayegan, Hamed Behdad

Votes: 40

37. The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966)

GP | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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United Nations narcotics agents attempt to trace heroin shipments from the Afghanistan-Iran border to the main European distributor.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Yul Brynner, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 752

38. Hussein, Who Said No (2014)

160 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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The story of Imam Hossein's battle in Karbala, an unfair war which made one the most important effects in Islam history.

Director: Ahmad Reza Darvish | Stars: Arash Aasefi, Farhad Ghaemian, Hassan Pourshirazi, Pouria Poursorkh

Votes: 663

39. The Invincible Six (1970)

103 min | Action, Adventure

6.1
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In 1970s Iran, a motley group of international thieves saves an Iranian village from murderous local bandits.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Elke Sommer, Curd Jürgens, Ian Ogilvy

Votes: 92

40. In This World (2002)

R | 88 min | Drama

7.3
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75 Metascore

A refugee family is trying to reach more peaceful lands illegally inside trucks.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah, Imran Paracha, Hiddayatullah

Votes: 4,005

41. Lovely Trash (2013)

86 min | Drama

7.0
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It is about a family who one night got the opportunity to solve their mother's problem.

Director: Mohsen Amiryoussefi | Stars: Saber Abar, Akbar Abdi, Shahab Hosseini, Negar Javaherian

Votes: 649

42. The Willow Tree (2005)

PG | 96 min | Drama

7.4
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74 Metascore

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?

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Roya Taymourian, Soghra Obeisi, Mohammad Amir Naji

Votes: 3,825 | Gross: $0.03M

43. Repression (2019)

93 min | Drama, Mystery

5.0
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After a long time, three sisters come back to their paternal house. They face a caretaker along with their mother struggling with Alzheimer's. But there is no trace of the father who has ... See full summary »

Director: Reza Goran | Stars: Baran Kosari, Sara Bahrami, Roya Afshar, Pardis Ahmadieh

Votes: 82

44. The Lost Strait (2018)

93 min | Action, Drama, History

6.6
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The resistance of Ammar battalion in Abughoraib strait at the last days of Iran-Iraq war.

Director: Bahram Tavakoli | Stars: Javad Ezati, Hamid Reza Azarang, Amir Jadidi, Ali Soleymani

Votes: 1,148

45. The Traveler (1974)

83 min | Drama

7.5
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A grade-school-age boy, neglected by his parents, lies, cheats, and steals to accumulate enough money to afford a bus ride to a large city and a ticket to see his favorite soccer team play.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hassan Darabi, Pare Gol Atashjameh, Masud Zandbegleh, Mostafa Tari

Votes: 1,181

46. The Monster (2019)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Houshang is a simple and honest teacher who is satisfied with his life and does not have much interest in the world, but unwittingly goes in a way that changes his life and enters the ... See full summary »

Stars: Farhad Aslani, Mehran Modiri, Shabnam Moghadami, Mohammad Bahrani

Votes: 1,318

47. Labyrinth (III) (2019)

86 min | Drama

4.3
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Negar and Amir Ali are going to immigrate, but at the very last moment, they face a critical situation: their son, Bardiya, goes missing. Now it is time to unfold all the family secrets.

Director: Amir Hossein Torabi | Stars: Shahab Hosseini, Sareh Bayat, Ghazal Nazar, Pejman Jamshidi

Votes: 11

48. The Music Man (2007)

107 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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Not being able to work because of the religious country's prejudice against music, a talented Santour player has to deal with poverty, addiction and the absence of his ex-wife.

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Bahram Radan, Golshifteh Farahani, Masoud Rayegany, Roya Taymourian

Votes: 6,975

49. Gholamreza Takhti (2019)

105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.7
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The story of life of Gholam Reza Takhti from his childhood till adulthood, his matches and finally his death.

Director: Bahram Tavakoli | Stars: Alireza Goudarzi, Mahoor Alvand, Behnoosh Tabatabaei, Farhad Aeesh

Votes: 318

50. Mother (1990)

108 min | Drama

8.6
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How a mother acts in the hardest parts of her, and her children's lives.

Director: Ali Hatami | Stars: Rogheyeh Chehreh-Azad, Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, Farimah Farjami, Amin Tarokh

Votes: 3,726


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