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1. Persepolis (2007)

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

8.0
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90 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 69,920 | Gross: $4.44M

2. The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama

8.0
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50 Metascore

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, who relays to him the story about her niece, ... See full summary »

Writers: Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh, Freidoune Sahebjam | Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jim Caviezel, Mozhan Marnò, Navid Negahban

Votes: 13,824 | Gross: $0.66M

3. All Three of Us (2015)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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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.

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

Votes: 778

4. Genghis Khan (1965)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.0
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During the 13th century the shy Mongol boy Temujin becomes the fearless leader Genghis Khan who unites all Mongol tribes and conquers most of Asia, Europe and the Middle-East.

Writers: Clarke Reynolds, Beverley Cross, Berkely Mather | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Omar Sharif, James Mason, Eli Wallach

Votes: 1,423 | Gross: $0.00M

5. Caravans (1978)

PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.5
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The story happens in 1948, in a fictional country, called Zakharstan (in the novel "Caravans" is probably Afghanistan). Mark Miller (Michael Sarazyn) is a young U.S. Embassy employee who is... See full summary »

Writers: James A. Michener, Nancy Voyles Crawford, Thomas A. McMahon, Lorraine Williams | Director: James Fargo | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Michael Sarrazin, Christopher Lee, Jennifer O'Neill

Votes: 519 | Gross: $1.00M

6. Omar Khayyam (1957)

101 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance

5.9
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During the 11th century, Persian poet Omar Khayyam's lover marries the Shah but the Shah, whose life is threatened by a sect of assassins, appoints Omar royal advisor.

Writer: Barré Lyndon | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, John Derek

Votes: 203

7. Ghazieh-e Shekl-e Aval, Ghazieh-e Shekl-e Dou Wom (1979)

53 min | Documentary

7.9
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While the teacher is faced towards the blackboard, one of the students makes some funny noises. The teacher can't find the person who did that, so he decides to dismiss a group of students ... See full summary »

Writer: Abbas Kiarostami | Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mehdi Azadbakht, Mohammadreza Barati, Hedayat Matin Daftari, Nader Ebrahimi

Votes: 241

8. Soraya (2003 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama

6.4
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Biopic of Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, the second wife of the last Shah of Iran, who was overthrown in the 1979's Islamic Revolution.

Writers: Umberto Marino, Anna Samueli, Jacqueline Feather, David Seidler | Director: Lodovico Gasparini | Stars: Anna Valle, Erol Sander, Mathilda May, Stoyan Aleksiev

Votes: 217

9. Guests of Hotel Astoria (1989)

124 min

6.9
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Tale of a group of Iranian families, fleeing from Iran to Turkey in order to seek asylum from Turkey to some Western European country or USA. The movie shows the hardship and very sad days ... See full summary »

Writer: Reza Allamehzadeh | Director: Reza Allamehzadeh | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Marshall Manesh, Mohsen Marzban, Vida Ghahremani

Votes: 49

10. Hezardastan (1988 TV Mini-Series)

720 min | Action, Drama, History

8.9
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A corrupt, six-fingered detective is sent to recruit a retired assassin now living a secluded life as a calligrapher to assassinate a prominent government official known as Hezardastan who has stolen jewels from a member of the royal family. However, the calligrapher one-ups the detective and holds him as his prisoner and tortures him. The calligrapher begins to reflect upon his life gone by, and... See full summary »

Stars: Jamshid Mashayekhi, Ezzatolah Entezami, Davoud Rashidi, Ali Nassirian

Votes: 577

11. Kamalolmolk (1984)

122 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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The movie chronicles the life of the famous painter Kamololmolk, and his relationship with various kings.

Writer: Ali Hatami | Director: Ali Hatami | Stars: Ezzatolah Entezami, Jahangir Forouhar, Leila Hatami, Mohamad Ali Keshavarz

Votes: 549

12. In the Dark (2008)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Action, Drama

7.8
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The eve of Ayatollah Khomeini's return to Iran, a double agent, hunted by the new revolutionary government, agrees to exchange crucial information with the CIA in return for safe passage out of the country.

Writers: Alex Fazeli, Tom Westfall | Director: Alex Fazeli | Stars: Maz Jobrani, Jamie Anne Allman, Ali Dean, Nina Nayebi

Votes: 57

13. White Knuckles (2010)

88 min | Drama, Thriller

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A sweet career housewife has been married to the same crotchety man for 40 years and she just can't take another day of it. She starts to poison his food - just to see if he might change. ... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin K. Shah | Director: Kevin K. Shah | Stars: Martie Ashworth, Larry Strauss, Sue Rihr, Kelly McCracken

Votes: 59

14. Manuscripts don't burn (1997)

79 min | Documentary

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The Movie explores the life of few soviet writers under the dictatorship of comrade Joseph Stalin. Some of these writers under severe censorship include Mikhail Bulgakov the author of The ... See full summary »

Director: Reza Allamehzadeh | Stars: Reza Allamehzadeh, Martin Andersen Nexø, Jean Richard Bloch, Emma Gershtein

Votes: 11

15. O Iran (1990)

115 min | Comedy

6.7
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Towards the end of the Shahanshah's reign, Sergeant Makvandi is assigned the commander of the gendarmerie station in a small town. A stern disciplinarian, Sergeant Makvandi tries to impose ... See full summary »

Writer: Naser Taghvai | Director: Naser Taghvai | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Hossein Sarshar, Soraya Hekmat, Gholamhossein Naghshineh

Votes: 151

16. The Queen and I (2008)

90 min | Documentary

7.4
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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.

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

Votes: 478

17. Asrar ganj dareheye jenni (1974)

Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Writer: Ebrahim Golestan | Director: Ebrahim Golestan | Stars: Parviz Sayyad, Mary Apick, Shahnaz Tehrani, Sadegh Bahrami

Votes: 72

18. Hajji Washington (1982)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.3
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Hajji Hossein-Gholi Noori (Haji Baba) goes to Washington D.C. as the first Iranian (Persian) ambassador to the United States of America. After he opens the embassy, he is unable to invite ... See full summary »

Writer: Ali Hatami | Director: Ali Hatami | Stars: Ezzatolah Entezami, Richard Harrison, Ransel Cass, Mario Donatone

Votes: 288

19. Giorgi Saakadze (1942)

184 min | Drama, History, War

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Writers: Anna Antonovskaya, Boris Chyornyj | Director: Mikheil Chiaureli | Stars: Akaki Khorava, Veriko Anjaparidze, Liana Asatiani, Merab Kokochashvili

Votes: 76

20. Sattar khan (1972)

Action, Biography, History

7.2
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Writer: Ali Hatami | Director: Ali Hatami | Stars: Ali Nassirian, Ezzatolah Entezami, Parviz Sayyad, Enayat Bakhshi

Votes: 50

21. Soltan-e sahebgharan (1974 TV Mini-Series)

History

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The life of Amir Kabir, from the Ghajar dynasty.

Stars: Jamshid Mashayekhi, Parviz Fanizadeh, Naser Malek Motiee, Zahra Hatami

Votes: 89

22. Bashi-Achuki (1956)

100 min | Adventure, Romance, War

7.3
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Bashi-Achiki is a hero in personal and patriotic battlefields during an uprising against Persian conquerors. Started in Kakheti, the uprising spread all over the Georgia and lead to Bakhtrioni war of liberation.

Writers: Leo Esakia, Petre Gruzinski, Lado Karsanidze, Akaki Tsereteli | Director: Leo Esakia | Stars: Otar Koberidze, Dodo Abashidze, Lia Eliava, Medea Chakhava

Votes: 142

23. Der Polizeistaatsbesuch - Beobachtungen unter deutschen Gastgebern (1967 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

8.3
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Writer: Roman Brodmann | Director: Roman Brodmann | Stars: Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Empress Farah, Kurt-Georg Kiesinger, Willy Brandt

Votes: 23

24. Shaahiparin vierailu (1970 TV Movie)

Documentary, News

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Writers: Hannu Karpo, Leena Vihtonen | Stars: Urho Kekkonen, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Erkki Tuomioja

26. ECW Return of the Funker (1995 Video)

Action, Sport

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Stars: Terry Funk, Bob Artese, Chris Benoit, Terry Brunk

Votes: 12