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1. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 71,208 | Gross: $15.80M

2. The Sentinel (1977)

R | 92 min | Horror

6.4
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Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably cheap Brooklyn Heights apartment, where weird occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon, Martin Balsam

Votes: 7,116

3. Easter Parade (1948)

Approved | 107 min | Musical, Romance

7.5
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A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous and to prove he can make any partner a star.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller

Votes: 6,995 | Gross: $6.80M

4. 9th Company (2005)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians.

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk | Stars: Artur Smolyaninov, Aleksey Chadov, Konstantin Kryukov, Ivan Kokorin

Votes: 17,481

5. Baran (2001)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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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: 6,690 | Gross: $0.13M

6. Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (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: 6,117 | Gross: $0.08M

7. The White Balloon (1995)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama, Family

7.8
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Several people try to help a little girl to find the money her mom gave her to buy a goldfish with.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Aida Mohammadkhani, Mohsen Kafili, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Anna Borkowska

Votes: 5,278 | Gross: $0.47M

8. Janasheen (2003)

162 min | Musical, Action, Drama

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Lucky Kapoor (Fardeen Khan) lives in Australia and has no interest in taking over his father's business in India. Saba Karim Khan (Feroz Khan) has a great interest in the property, but Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: Feroz Khan | Stars: Feroz Khan, Fardeen Khan, Celina Jaitly, Pinky Harwani

Votes: 296

9. Bicycleran (1989)

82 min | Drama

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The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care, but his day labor digging wells does not pay enough. A friend connects Nasim to a two-bit... See full summary »

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Mahshid Afsharzadeh, Firouz Kiani, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mohammad Reza Maleki

Votes: 1,434

10. Kabuliwala (1961)

95 min | Drama

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A poor Afghani leaves his family behind to earn a living as a dried fruit vendor in India. Profoundly homesick, he befriends a young girl who reminds him of his own daughter. Meanwhile, the locals are distrustful of all foreigners.

Director: Hemen Gupta | Stars: Balraj Sahni, Baby Sonu, Usha Kiran, Padma

Votes: 253

11. El diputado (1978)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama

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Sex and politics collide in this tale of forbidden love, blackmail and murder. Set up by the secret police to compromise a prominent politician, a teenage hustler discovers himself ... See full summary »

Director: Eloy de la Iglesia | Stars: José Sacristán, María Luisa San José, José Luis Alonso, Enrique Vivó

Votes: 457

12. Heiran (2009)

PG | 88 min | Drama, Romance

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An Iranian high school student falls for an illegal foreign worker and follows him to Tehran.

Director: Shalizeh Arefpoor | Stars: Farhad Aslani, Baran Kosari, Zhaleh Sameti, Mehrdad Sedighian

Votes: 205

13. My Tehran for Sale (2009)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

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Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran, she is forced to lead a secret life in order to express herself ... See full summary »

Director: Granaz Moussavi | Stars: Marzieh Vafamehr, Amir Chegini, Asha Mehrabi, Mobina Karimi

Votes: 1,443

14. Serenades (2001)

99 min | Drama, Romance

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A girl is born to an Aboriginal mother and an Afghan father.

Director: Mojgan Khadem | Stars: Alice Haines, Aden Young, Sinisa Copic, Bille Brown

Votes: 79

15. The Battle of Broken Hill (1981)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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On January 1 1915, two Muslim men from British India went on a murderous rampage near a place called Broken Hill in New South Wales, Australia.

Director: Robin Levinson | Stars: Michael Pate, David Robertson, Harold Berrett, Margaret Atkinson

16. Afghan Star (2009)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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78 Metascore

A look at how contestants on the a musical contest program "Pop Idol" in Afghanistan risk their lives to appear on the show.

Director: Havana Marking | Stars: Habib Amiri, Setara Hussainzada, Rafi Naabzada, Lima Sahar

Votes: 882 | Gross: $0.10M

17. Prostitution bag sløret (2004)

Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary

6.9
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A documentary that follows two young women raising children and supporting drug habits through prostitution in a country ruled by fundamentalists.

Director: Nahid Persson | Star: Nahid Persson

Votes: 213

18. Massoud, the Afghan (1998)

89 min | Documentary, History, War

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60 Metascore

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Director: Christophe de Ponfilly | Stars: Christophe de Ponfilly, Ahmad Shah Massoud, Merabuddine

Votes: 93 | Gross: $0.01M

19. The Sobbing Stone (2005)

Not Rated | 76 min | Mystery

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Science can't explain it. No one can. A seemingly ordinary stone has been brought to the attention of four of the best paranormal experts in the world. As the hours progress, they find out ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Christie | Stars: Kevin Mayberry, Natalie Hultman, Shirlethea Tanya Holmes, Ben Irvin

Votes: 312

20. Alefbay-e afghan (2002)

45 min | Documentary

7.2
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Documentary showing the life of children of the Afghan villages bordering Iran, and how their life and culture were affected by Taliban regime.

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Ghafour Barahouyi, Maryam Ozbak, Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Votes: 191

21. The Back of Beyond (1954)

66 min | Documentary

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Director: John Heyer | Stars: Tom Kruse, William Henry Butler, Jack the Dogger, Old Joe the Rainmaker

Votes: 52

22. Rooban-e ghermez (1999)

110 min | Drama, War

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A man and a woman fight over the rights to a property.

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia | Stars: Azita Hajian, Reza Kianian, Parviz Parastui

Votes: 890

23. Shuravi (1988)

64 min | Drama, War

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Director: Sergey Nilov | Stars: Vadim Stepashkin, Juozas Kiselius, Nurullo Abdullayev, Arsen Amaspyuryants

24. Karavan smerti (1991)

79 min | Action

6.1
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Soviet troops are no longer in Afghanistan and some Afghan leaders believe that the war is still going on. They have a special order - to destroy a regiment of border guards in Tadzhikistan.

Director: Ivan Solovov | Stars: Aleksandr Pankratov-Chyornyy, Boris Khmelnitskiy, Elena Kondulaynen, Viktor Pavlov

Votes: 39

25. Duality (I) (2017)

12 min | Short, War | Post-production

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Director: Rasmus Callmer | Stars: Hareth Tayem, Jovana Miletic, Chelsea Hamre, Brenden Dodds

26. B-Roll Footage (2001 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Russell Boyd, Alice Haines, Mojgan Khadem, Aden Young

27. Afghanistan, Land of Wonders (2009)

52 min | Documentary, War

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Afghan and Russian war veterans look back on Afghanistan, the "Land of Wonders", at the time of the Soviet occupation. Aside from the human suffering and tragedy, there is a room to look at the beautiful aspects of Afghanistan.

Directors: Jorrit Kamminga, Kim Taminiau, Johan Zielstra

28. Tehran 7:00 a.m. (2003)

85 min | Drama

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Director: Amir Shahab Razavian | Stars: Nazanin Farahani, Behnaz Jafari, Ali Reza Khamseh, Hassan Moazeni

Votes: 34

29. Akharin malakeye zamin (2006)

89 min | Drama

6.4
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Leaving his family in Afghanistan to find work in Iran, Ali Bakhsh returns home to Afghanistan in search of his family in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and the following U.S. invasion.

Director: Mohammad Reza Arab | Stars: Ghorban Nadjafi, Asghar Hemmat, Ali Azadnia, Ala Mohseni

Votes: 9

30. Jack Absalom on the BirdsvilleTrack (1985 Video)

46 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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Director: John Mabey | Stars: Jack Absalom, George Morton, Dennis Overton, Gabrielle Overton

31. Naapurit (2013 TV Movie)

73 min | Documentary

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Cultures collide in the neighbourhood at the country side. The Finn is in charge of the house committee and takes care of common wellbeing. He has challenges and he challenges himself with ... See full summary »

Director: Tuija Halttunen | Stars: Pekka Jalonen, Omar Moham, Faiz Ali Kochi

Votes: 15

32. Seeking Asylum (2002 TV Special)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Mike Piper | Stars: Jack Thompson, Malcolm Fraser, Philip Ruddock

33. Afghan Cameleer in Australian from 1860-1920 (2013 Video)

62 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Director: Sayed Fahim Hashemy | Stars: Ghulam Hazrat Beedav, Bejah, Donna Cook, Max Dadleh

34. Frontline/World (2002– )
Episode: Egypt: Extraordinary Rendition (2007)

Documentary

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Director: Daniel Edge | Stars: Bisher Al-Rawi, George W. Bush, Jack Cloonan, Tyler Drumheller

35. Vets in the Sun (2001– )
Episode: Episode #1.15 (2001)

Documentary

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Ben treats a cacetu back to appetite and checks up a healthy rabbit. The clinic also treats a listless Pekingese by surgical face-lift and a borzoi. A chimpanzee which has its own maid ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Rochester, Martin Wyness

36. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan (2010)

TV-14 | 52 min | Documentary

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In Afghanistan many hundreds of boys, often as young as ten, are being lured off the streets on the promise of a new life.

Director: Mike Healy | Stars: Najibullah Quraishi, Arun Rath

Votes: 93