Best irainian movies and Tv seriesby mr_Kalantar53 | created - 23 May 2011 | updated - 03 Nov 2014 | Public
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1. Hamoun (1990)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama
Hamoon's wife is leaving him. He is also unsuccessfully trying to finish his Ph.D. thesis. He is forced to reexamine his life. In a series of flashbacks and dreams, Hamoon tries to figure ... See full summary »
2. 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 »
3. The Tenants (1986)
109 min | Comedy, Drama
The tenants of a rundown building on the outskirts of Tehran with no legal heir face major housing problems to deal with: major repairs and threat of eviction by greedy building manager who wants to own the building.
4. Leila (1997)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Leila and Reza meet in a kind of celebration and fall for each other. Having discovered their love, they get married soon only to find out the infertility of Leila. That's when Reza's ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,796 | Gross: $0.05M
6. Santuri (2007)
107 min | Drama, Musical
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.
8. Sagkoshi (2001)
135 min | Drama, Thriller
Golrokh an Iranian lady who is a talented author struggles to settle her presumably disloyal but amorous husband's debts that his business partner has caused and left him to bear the ... See full summary »
9. Vaghti hame khaabim (2009)
107 min | Drama
Chakameh who has lost both her husband and child in a car accident meets a guy who recently been released from prison. While she is under pressure from the lawyers to compromise with the ... See full summary »
10. Nargess (1992)
100 min | Drama
A sharp-edged look at people who live outside the constraints of Islamic law. In her fourth feature, director Rakhshan Bani-Etemad tells the tragic story of a love triangle. Afagh, an aging... See full summary »
11. Rusari Abi (1995)
85 min | Drama, Romance
An elderly owner of a tomato farm and sauce factory, after his wife's death, falls in love with one of the workers of the factory endangering his relationship with his daughters and in-laws... See full summary »
12. Zir-e poost-e shahr (2001)
92 min | Drama
Tuba works daily at a grueling textile factory in Iran, returning home every night to deal with the rest of her problematic family, which includes: a pregnant daughter whose husband beats ... See full summary »
14. Digeh che khabar? (1992)
110 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
The film is about an imaginative and lively student who transforms her immediate family and surroundings when she talks herself into writing a novel.
15. Do zan (1999)
96 min | Drama, Thriller
A sensation when released in 1999 in Iran, Two Women charts the lives of two promising architecture students over the course of the first turbulent years of the Islamic Republic. Tahimine ... See full summary »
16. Vakonesh panjom (2003)
102 min | Drama, Thriller
Fereshteh loses her home and her two sons after her husband's accidental death when Hadj Safdar, her stubborn and powerful father-in-law, forces her to return to her parents. She is faced ... See full summary »
17. Leily Ba Man Ast (1996)
95 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
During the Iran-Iraq war, a television cinematographer, having financial problems, needs to get a loan from the TV to complete his half-built flat so one of his colleagues suggests him ... See full summary »
19. 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.
21. Dayereh-e zangi (2008)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
Mohammad is sent to an apartment situated in uptown Tehran to install their satellite dishes, while having satellite TV is illegal in Iran. He arrives there with a girl named Shirin who ... See full summary »
22. Shahr-e mooshha (1986)
92 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
Probably the most famous puppet show for children and all ages. Mice who have to leave their school and immigrate because of a wild cat who wants to eat them up. Eventually the mice defeat the cat and go back to their home.
23. Taghato (2006)
102 min | Drama
The effects and consequences for those involved and in the world at large, when a widow and her teenage son, and two young women, one of whom is pregnant, are involved in a car accident which kills the two women.
24. Beautiful City (2004)
101 min | Drama
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 »
25. Chaharshanbe-soori (2006)
102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
26. Darbareye 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: 32,580 | Gross: $0.11M
27. A Separation (2011)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 173,049 | Gross: $7.10M
28. Vorood-e-Aghayan Mamnoo (2011)
102 min | Comedy, Drama
This movie is about a strict girls high school whose faculties are all female. After the maternity leave of a chemistry teacher, the principal has to bent the rules for the presence of a male teacher in the girls high school.