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1. Argo (2012)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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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.

Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

Votes: 496,622 | Gross: $136.03M

2. Persepolis (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.1
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90 Metascore

A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.

Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 76,617 | Gross: $4.44M

3. Not Without My Daughter (1991)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

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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.

Director: Brian Gilbert | Stars: Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal, Roshan Seth

Votes: 10,444 | Gross: $14.79M

4. Rosewater (2014)

R | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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67 Metascore

Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who brutally interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy.

Director: Jon Stewart | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer

Votes: 9,280 | Gross: $3.13M

5. Fasle kargadan (2012)

88 min | Drama, History, Thriller

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Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Yilmaz Erdogan, Caner Cindoruk

Votes: 5,204

6. Nous trois ou rien (2015)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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An Iranian family survives the shah and the ayatollah and moves to France. This story follows the family through it all. Despite the politics, revolution, prison, beatings, assassinations and suicides this is a comedy.

Director: Kheiron | Stars: Kheiron, Leïla Bekhti, Gérard Darmon, Zabou Breitman

Votes: 1,429

7. The Music of Strangers (2015)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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70 Metascore

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and other international artists of The Silk Road Project discuss their philosophies on music and culture.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Yo-Yo Ma, Kinan Azmeh, Kayhan Kalhor, Cristina Pato

Votes: 436 | Gross: $1.16M

8. On Wings of Eagles (1986)

300 min | Drama

6.4
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When executives from an important Texas Corporation are taken hostage during the Iranian Revolution, magnate Ross Perot launches a special unit for their rescue.

Stars: Burt Lancaster, Richard Crenna, Paul Le Mat, Jim Metzler

Votes: 230

9. Terror's Advocate (2007)

Unrated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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75 Metascore

A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Jacques Vergès, Klaus Barbie, Barbet Schroeder, Bassam Abu Sharif

Votes: 1,354 | Gross: $0.04M

10. A Dying King: The Shah of Iran (2017)

Documentary

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On January 16,1979, the then Shah of Iran, left Iran commencing what became a 19-month odyssey to exile in Egypt, Morocco, Bahamas, Mexico, US, Panama, and back to Egypt again where he ... See full summary »

Director: Bobak Kalhor

Votes: 5

11. Escape from Iran: The Canadian Caper (1981 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.5
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A dramatized account of how the staff of the Canadian Embassy helped a group of American diplomats escape from Iran during the Iranian Revolution.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Chris Wiggins, Diana Barrington, Robert Joy

Votes: 116

12. Our Man in Tehran (2013)

85 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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58 Metascore

The events of the Iranian Hostage Crisis and Canada's involvement, especially concerning Ambassador Ken Taylor, are explored.

Directors: Drew Taylor, Larry Weinstein | Stars: Assadollah Alam, Bob Anders, Jimmy Carter, Joe Clark

Votes: 204 | Gross: $0.00M

13. 1979 Revolution: Black Friday (2016 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Drama

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Director: Navid Khonsari | Stars: Navid Negahban, Bobby Naderi, Farshad Farahat, Omid Abtahi

Votes: 17

14. Ferestadeh (1983)

103 min | Drama

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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 »

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

Votes: 124

15. Iran and the West (2009– )

Documentary

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Stars: Tony Gardner, Mohsen Aminzadeh, Warren Christopher, Richard Haass

Votes: 144

16. Drottningen och jag (2008)

90 min | Documentary

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Filmmaker and Iranian exile Nahid Persson Sarvestani talks with the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the late Shah of Iran, who was overthrown in 1979.

Director: Nahid Persson | Stars: Empress Farah, Nahid Persson, Zinat S. Lloyd, Kambiz Atabai

Votes: 499

17. Arousi-ye Khouban (1989)

75 min | Crime, Drama, War

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Haji is severely traumatized by the war with Iraq. Back from the front, he's unable to adapt to civilian life. Despite family opposition, his fiancée stands by him as together they ... See full summary »

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Ebrahim Abadi, Mahmud Bigham, Roya Nonahali, Mohsen Zaehtab

Votes: 325

18. Drum (2016)

90 min | Crime

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The film is set in a dreamlike atmosphere, the characters do not have names, locations and streets neither. Tehran is the only character whose name is constantly mentioned. The main ... See full summary »

Director: Keywan Karimi | Stars: Amir Reza Naderi, Elias Rasouli, Ebrahim Zanjanian

Votes: 15

19. L'Iran: une révolution cinématographique (2006 TV Movie)

98 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Nader T. Homayoun | Stars: Rakhshan Banietemad, Bahram Beizai, Farokh Ghafari, Bahman Ghobadi

Votes: 116

20. Plastic Flowers Never Die (2008)

34 min | Documentary, Short

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Filmmaker and Anthropologist Roxanne Varzi explores the cultural aftermath of the Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988 by interviewing Iranians and comparing their reactions to her own thoughts and ... See full summary »

Director: Roxanne Varzi

21. Chroniques d'un Iran interdit (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Manon Loizeau | Stars: Neda Agha-Soltan, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Sohrab Arabi, Mehdi Chamran

Votes: 25

22. Gharche sammi (2002)

Drama

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Director: Rasool Mollagholi Poor | Stars: Jamshid Hashempur, Farhad Ghaemian, Amir Jafari, Roya Taymourian

Votes: 110

23. Neveshtan bar shahr (2012)

60 min | Documentary, History

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The formation of a city named Tehran goes back to 200 years ago. Before that it was a small village resting between surrounding mountains. Many political and social events have happened in ... See full summary »

Director: Keywan Karimi | Stars: Salman Razavi, Farahnaz Sharifi

Votes: 11

24. Panjomin savar-e sarnevesht (1980)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Saeed Motalebi | Stars: Iraj Ghaderi, Fakhri Khorvash, Rasoul Tavakolli, Farhang Heidari

Votes: 10

25. Kurôzu appu gendai (1993– )
Episode: 'Hanbei' Iran wa doko e (2009)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Hiroko Kuniya, Hideki Nakayama, Mojtaba Samareh Hashemi, Kamal Tabrizi

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

Documentary, History

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Director: Kosh | Stars: Ervand Abrahamian, Madeleine Albright, Shaul Bakhash, Abolhassan Bani Sadr

Votes: 6

27. The Empire Files (2015– )
Episode: The Real House of Saud - Saudi Arabia's Oil-for-Tyranny (2015)

Documentary, News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Ali Al Ahmed, George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, Henry Kissinger