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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: 468,862 | Gross: $136.02M

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: 72,527 | Gross: $4.44M

3. 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: 1,143

4. On Wings of Eagles (1986 TV Mini-Series)

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: 209

5. Nafas (2016)

130 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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Breath is about an Iranian family who lives in Iran. It tells the story of Bahar,who is living with her father, Ghafour (Mehran Ahmadi) and Grandmother (Pantea Panahiha) during the ... See full summary »

Director: Narges Abyar | Stars: Gelare Abasi, Mehran Ahmadi, Jamshid Hashempur, Shabnam Moghadami

Votes: 48

6. Two Women (1999)

96 min | Drama

6.9
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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: 1,168

7. 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

Votes: 255 | Gross: $0.10M

8. Nimeh-ye penhan (2001)

103 min | Drama

7.1
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49 Metascore

An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes ... See full summary »

Director: Tahmineh Milani | Stars: Niki Karimi, Mohammad Nikbin, Atila Pesiani, Soghra Obeisi

Votes: 641

9. Yek shab (2005)

78 min | Drama

6.1
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On her way home one night, a young working girl who lives alone with her mother is asked to go sleep at her friend's house. She wanders all night in Teheran and meets three men who have different stories.

Director: Niki Karimi | Stars: Hanie Tavassoli, Saeed Ebrahimifar, Nader Torkaman, Abdolreza Fakhar

Votes: 126

10. Baraye azadi (1979)

111 min | Documentary

7.5
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A documentary on last days of Shah's regime, the event ensued after the arson of cinema Rex in Abadan, which lead to final victory of 1979 revolution.

Director: Hossein Torabi | Stars: Shapour Bakhtiar, Mehdi Bazargan, Mohammad Beheshti, Empress Farah

Votes: 30

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

98 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 112

12. Booye kafoor, atre yas (2000)

93 min | Drama

6.9
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63 Metascore

Death surrounds Bahman, a director who hasn't made a film in 24 years (he can't get past the censors). He's working on a documentary, for Japanese TV, on Iranian burial practices. On the ... See full summary »

Director: Bahman Farmanara | Stars: Bahman Farmanara, Roya Nonahali, Ebrahim Abadi, Dariush Asadzade

Votes: 546 | Gross: $0.01M

13. Tehran anar nadarad (2007)

68 min | Documentary, Comedy, Musical

7.5
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This is the story of Tehran from the Qajar time (middle of 19th century) to today. Tehran has become a metropolis from a small village, now a developed city with many social problems.

Director: Massoud Bakhshi | Stars: Ain Al-Daula, Massoud Bakhshi, Winston Churchill, Forugh Farrokhzad

Votes: 261

14. Arousi-ye Khouban (1989)

75 min | Crime, Drama, War

6.6
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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: 295

15. Qaleh (1966)

18 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Director: Kamran Shirdel

Votes: 52

16. Gharche sammi (2002)

Drama

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

Votes: 101

17. Deh Namaki-ha (2008)

62 min | Documentary

6.9
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Pegah Ahangarani sets out to a one woman manhunt for Masoud Dehnamaki.

Director: Pegah Ahangarani | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Mohammad Ali Abtahi, Pegah Ahangarani, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Votes: 74

18. Revolution on Roosevelt St. (2012)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Director: Hamid Azimi

Votes: 23