Anti-Iranian Movies

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1.
Argo (2012)
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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 1980. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
 
2.
300 (2006)
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King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C. (117 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
 
3.
Alexander (2004)
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Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world. (175 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
4.
300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
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Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy. (102 mins.)
Director: Noam Murro
 
5.
Not Without My Daughter (1991)
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An American woman, trapped in Islamic Iran by her brutish husband, must find a way to escape with her daughter as well. (116 mins.)
Director: Brian Gilbert
 
6.
The Wrestler (2008)
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A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle. (109 mins.)
 
7.
Rosewater (2014)
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Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who brutally interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy. (103 mins.)
Director: Jon Stewart
 
8.
Persepolis (2007)
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A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution. (96 mins.)
 
9.
The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
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A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra... (114 mins.)
Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh
 
10.
Crossing Over (2009)
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Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles... (113 mins.)
Director: Wayne Kramer
 
11.
House of Sand and Fog (2003)
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An abandoned wife is evicted from her house and starts a tragic conflict with her home's new owners. (126 mins.)
Director: Vadim Perelman
 
12.
RED 2 (2013)
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Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. (116 mins.)
Director: Dean Parisot
 
13.
RoboCop (2014)
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In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. (117 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
 
14.
One Night with the King (2006)
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The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves... (123 mins.)
 
15.
The Fifth Estate (2013)
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A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization. (128 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
16.
Syriana (2005)
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A politically-charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it. (128 mins.)
Director: Stephen Gaghan
 
17.
Yes Man (2008)
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A guy challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year. (104 mins.)
Director: Peyton Reed
 
18.
Septembers of Shiraz (2015)
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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. (110 mins.)
Director: Wayne Blair
 
19.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
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The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets. (154 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
20.
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
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In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are... (101 mins.)
 
21.
Under the Shadow (2016)
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As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s... (84 mins.)
Director: Babak Anvari
 
22.
Desert Dancer (2014)
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Afshin Ghaffarian risks everything to start a dance company amidst his home country of Iran's politically volatile climate and the nation's ban on dancing. (104 mins.)
Director: Richard Raymond
 
23.
Circumstance (2011)
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A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession. (107 mins.)
 
24.
Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014 Video)
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Tom Sizemore stars in the most explosive Behind Enemy Lines yet! Seal Team 8 must fight their way through the Congo to defuse one of the greatest threats the world has ever known. (98 mins.)
Director: Roel Reiné
 
25.
Women Without Men (2009)
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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. (95 mins.)
 
26.
Iranium (2011 Documentary)
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Iranium is a timely documentary presenting the dangerous scenarios posed to the free world by a nuclear Iran... (57 mins.)
Director: Alex Traiman
 
27.
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)
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Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage... (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Guenette
 
28.
The 300 Spartans (1962)
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A small army of Greeks spearheaded by 300 Spartans do battle with the whole invading Persian army. (114 mins.)
Director: Rudolph Maté
 
29.
Alexander the Great (1956)
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The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great. (141 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
 
30.
Wishmaster (1997)
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A demonic djinn attempts to grant its owner three wishes, which will allow him to summon his brethren to earth. (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Kurtzman
 
31.
The Book of Esther (2013)
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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? (90 mins.)
 
32.
Virginity (2014)
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Three women struggle in their social and cultural environments and face unforeseeable crises. Based on true events.
Director: Saeed Khoze
 
33.
The Golden Veil (2011)
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Set against a backdrop of greed, corruption and political intrigue, lies a story of love, power and betrayal ... (90 mins.)
Director: Terry T. Miller
 
34.
Maryam (2002)
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An Iranian-born teenager living in suburban New Jersey thinks of herself as simply an American until anti-Iranian sentiment erupts in her community after American hostages are held in Iran. (87 mins.)
Director: Ramin Serry
 
35.
Jerusalem Countdown (2011)
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When nuclear weapons are smuggled into America, FBI Agent Shane Daughtry (David A.R White) is faced with an impossible task... (85 mins.)
Director: Harold Cronk
 
36.
Esther (1999 TV Movie)
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Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians... (90 mins.)
Director: Raffaele Mertes
 
37.
Ferestadeh (1983)
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An Iranian assassin is sent to the United States to kill a former Iranian official who served under the Shah of Iran... (103 mins.)
Director: Parviz Sayyad
 
38.
Price for Freedom (2015)
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Search Hoboken Film festival Middletown NY to see the trailer.
Director: Dylan Bank
 
39.
Red Rose (2014)
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Tehran. June 2009. The uproar of a city swinging with the "Green Wave" of protest to the rigged presidential election... (87 mins.)
Director: Sepideh Farsi
 
40.
Remis (????)
A female Iranian journalist is held in a prison, charged with blasphemy. She seduces her interrogator, using him to flee Tehran. (95 mins.)