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1. Argo (2012)

R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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86 Metascore

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.

Writers: Chris Terrio, Tony Mendez, Joshuah Bearman | Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

2. Miracle (2004)

PG | 135 min | Drama, Family, History

7.5
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68 Metascore

Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.

Writer: Eric Guggenheim | Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Nathan West, Noah Emmerich

3. Lymelife (2008)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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64 Metascore

A family unit begins to bow under the pressure of a failing marriage.

Writers: Derick Martini, Steven Martini | Director: Derick Martini | Stars: Rory Culkin, Alec Baldwin, Jill Hennessy, Emma Roberts

4. Maryam (2002)

87 min | Drama

7.0
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: Ramin Serry | Stars: Mariam Parris, David Ackert, Shaun Toub, Shohreh Aghdashloo

5. Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People (2006 Video)

50 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually unchallenged form the earliest days of silent film to today's biggest Hollywood ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremy Earp, Jack Shaheen | Directors: Jeremy Earp, Sut Jhally | Star: Jack Shaheen

6. America So Beautiful (2001)

91 min | Drama

5.8
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36 Metascore

America So Beautiful follows the odyssey of a group of Iranian Immigrants in Los Angeles, trying to find their place in America amidst the unfolding of the 1979 Iran hostage crises. ... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Horiuchi, Babak Shokrian | Director: Babak Shokrian | Stars: Atossa Leoni, Belinda Waymouth, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Mansour

7. Guests of the Ayatollah (2006 TV Special)

184 min

7.2
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Writers: Aaron Bowden, Mark Bowden | Director: David Keane | Stars: Dennis D'Antin, Beau Bowden, Mark Bowden, Daniel Cordiner

8. Iran and the West (2009– )

Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Tony Gardner, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Mohsen Aminzadeh, Warren Christopher

9. Ferestadeh (1983)

103 min | Drama

6.4
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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. The night before the assassination he find out that his target (Mr. ... See full summary »

Writers: Hesam Kowsar, Parviz Sayyad | Director: Parviz Sayyad | Stars: Parviz Sayyad, Mary Apick, Houshang Touzie, Saeed Rajai

10. Resident Exile (1981)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Alexandra Anthony, Ross McElwee, Michel Negroponte | Star: Kazem Ala

11. Declassified (2004– )
Episode: Ayatollah Khomeini (2006)

Documentary, History

6.2
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Writer: Mike Shuster | Director: Kosh | Stars: Ervand Abrahamian, Madeleine Albright, Shaul Bakhash, Abolhassan Bani Sadr