Best irainian movies and Tv series

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1. Hamoun (1990)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

8.2
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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 »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Ezzatolah Entezami, Bita Farahi, Sedigheh Kianfar, Turan Mehrzad

Votes: 5,348

2. Sara (1993)

102 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Niki Karimi, Yassamin Maleknasr, Khosro Shakibai, Amin Tarokh

Votes: 441

3. The Tenants (1986)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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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.

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Ezzatolah Entezami, Farimah Farjami, Manouchehr Hamedi

Votes: 1,182

4. Leila (1997)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.7
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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 »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Leila Hatami, Ali Mosaffa, Jamileh Sheikhi, Mohamad Reza Sharifinia

Votes: 2,796 | Gross: $0.05M

5. Mehman-e maman (2004)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A mother of a poor family, has guests coming over, yet doesn't know how to get the dinner party altogether with limited resources.

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Golab Adineh, Parsa Pirouzfar, Amin Hayayee, Hassan Pourshirazi

Votes: 2,534

6. Santuri (2007)

107 min | Drama, Musical

7.6
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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: 5,540

7. Aghaye Halou (1970)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A man from village goes to city, to find a job and marry a wife. But encounters with a lot of troubles he did not expect.

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Ali Nassirian, Ezzatolah Entezami, Fakhri Khorvash, Mohamad Ali Keshavarz

Votes: 223

8. Sagkoshi (2001)

135 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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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 »

Director: Bahram Beizai | Stars: Mozhdeh Shamsai, Majid Mozaffari, Reza Kianian, Mitra Hajjar

Votes: 1,672

9. Vaghti hame khaabim (2009)

107 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

Director: Bahram Beizai | Stars: Mozhdeh Shamsai, Alireza Jalali-tabar, Hesam Navab Safavi, Shaghayegh Farahani

Votes: 621

10. Nargess (1992)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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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 »

Director: Rakhshan Banietemad | Stars: Farimah Farjami, Abolfazl Poorarab, Atefeh Razavi, Reza Karam Rezai

Votes: 192

11. Rusari Abi (1995)

85 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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 »

Director: Rakhshan Banietemad | Stars: Golab Adineh, Afsar Asadi, Jamshid Esmailkhani, Farhad Aslani

Votes: 342

12. Zir-e poost-e shahr (2001)

92 min | Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

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 »

Director: Rakhshan Banietemad | Stars: Golab Adineh, Mohammad Reza Forutan, Baran Kosari, Ebrahim Sheibani

Votes: 1,194

13. Aroos (1990)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Behruz Afkhami | Stars: Abolfazl Poorarab, Niki Karimi, Abbas Amiri, Ali Sajjadi Hosseini

Votes: 237

14. Digeh che khabar? (1992)

110 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.9
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The film is about an imaginative and lively student who transforms her immediate family and surroundings when she talks herself into writing a novel.

Director: Tahmineh Milani | Stars: Jahangir Almasi, Rashid Aslani, Danial Hakimi, Hamid Jebeli

Votes: 127

15. Do zan (1999)

96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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66 Metascore

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 »

Director: Tahmineh Milani | Stars: Mohammad Reza Forutan, Niki Karimi, Reza Khandan, Atila Pesiani

Votes: 1,234

16. Vakonesh panjom (2003)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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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 »

Director: Tahmineh Milani | Stars: Homayoun Ershadi, Ali Ghorbanzadeh, Jamshid Hashempur, Seyd-Ali Hosseini

Votes: 502

17. Leily Ba Man Ast (1996)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

7.8
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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 »

Director: Kamal Tabrizi | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Mahmud Azizi, Shohreh Lorestani, Sahereh Matin

Votes: 2,666

18. Kaze no jûtan (2003)

111 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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Director: Kamal Tabrizi | Stars: Miyu Yagyu, Farbod Ahmadjo, Rentarô Mikuni, Reza Kianian

Votes: 318

19. 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: 8,758

20. Hamsar (1994)

100 min | Drama, Family

6.6
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The personal life of a couple is challenged when the wife gets a promotion over her husband and becomes his boss.

Director: Mehdi Fakhimzadeh | Stars: Mehdi Hashemi, Fatemah Motamed-Aria, Nasrin Moghanloo, Parastoo Golestani

Votes: 151

21. Dayereh-e zangi (2008)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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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 »

Director: Parisa Bakhtavar | Stars: Baran Kosari, Saber Abar, Hamed Behdad, Afarin Chitsaz

Votes: 1,936

22. Shahr-e mooshha (1986)

92 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

7.3
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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.

Directors: Marzieh Boroomand, Mohammad-Ali Talebi | Stars: Adel Bezdoudeh, Hamid Jebeli, Fariba Jeddikar, Fatemah Motamed-Aria

Votes: 421

23. Taghato (2006)

102 min | Drama

6.2
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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.

Director: Abolhassan Davoodi | Stars: Fatemah Motamed-Aria, Bahram Radan, Bijan Emkanian, Baran Kosari

Votes: 422

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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: 32,580 | Gross: $0.11M

27. A Separation (2011)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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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: 173,049 | Gross: $7.10M

28. Vorood-e-Aghayan Mamnoo (2011)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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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.

Director: Rambod Javan | Stars: Reza Attaran, Vishka Asayesh, Pegah Ahangarani, Mani Haghighi

Votes: 3,041

29. Tabagheye hasas (2014)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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After an unexpected incident happens for a middle-aged man's dead wife's corpse, he gets very depressed, anxious and violent.

Director: Kamal Tabrizi | Stars: Reza Attaran, Pantea Bahram, Mohammad Bohrani, Bahram Ebrahimi

Votes: 843