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1. Soap (1977–1981)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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The soap-operish antics of two families: the Campbells and the Tates.

Creator: Susan Harris | Stars: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Votes: 4,248

2. Windtalkers (2002)

R | 134 min | Action, Drama, War

6.0
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51 Metascore

Two U.S. Marines in WWII are assigned to protect Navajo Marines who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher.

Writers: John Rice, Joe Batteer | Director: John Woo | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 54,273

3. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sport

6.7
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47 Metascore

A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy.

Writers: Steven Pressfield, Jeremy Leven | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron, Bruce McGill

Votes: 44,105

4. All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror

5.6
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44 Metascore

A group of high-schoolers invite Mandy Lane, an innocent, desirable girl, to a weekend party on a secluded ranch. While the festivities rage on, the number of revelers begins to drop mysteriously.

Writer: Jacob Forman | Director: Jonathan Levine | Stars: Amber Heard, Anson Mount, Whitney Able, Michael Welch

Votes: 25,102

5. Cross of Iron (1977)

R | 119 min | Drama, War

7.5
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In 1943, in the Russian front, the decorated leader Rolf Steiner is promoted to Sergeant after another successful mission. Meanwhile the upper-class and arrogant Prussian Captain Hauptmann ... See full summary »

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Walter Kelley, James Hamilton, Willi Heinrich | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason, David Warner

Votes: 19,993

6. The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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When an English cartographer must tell a Welsh village that their mountain is only a hill, the offended community sets out to change that.

Writers: Ifor David Monger, Christopher Monger | Director: Christopher Monger | Stars: Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Colm Meaney, Ian McNeice

Votes: 13,195

7. The Village (2013– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Follows the residents of one English village across the 20th century and their turbulent lives.

Creator: Peter Moffat | Stars: David Ryall, Maxine Peake, John Simm, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 1,251

8. Ryan's Daughter (1970)

R | 206 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.

Writer: Robert Bolt | Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Christopher Jones

Votes: 6,160

9. The Little Princess (1939)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, due to her father having to go to Africa with the army.

Writers: Ethel Hill, Walter Ferris, Frances Hodgson Burnett | Directors: Walter Lang, William A. Seiter | Stars: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

Votes: 4,098

10. Crossfire (1947)

Unrated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why?

Writers: John Paxton, Richard Brooks | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 5,180

11. Essential Killing (2010)

83 min | Thriller, War

6.1
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An Afghan POW attempts his escape.

Writers: Jerzy Skolimowski, Ewa Piaskowska, James McManus | Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Emmanuelle Seigner, Zach Cohen, Iftach Ophir

Votes: 6,277

12. Mrs Dalloway (1997)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known 33 years earlier.

Writers: Eileen Atkins, Virginia Woolf | Director: Marleen Gorris | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Natascha McElhone, Michael Kitchen, Alan Cox

Votes: 2,853

13. Random Harvest (1942)

Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life.

Writers: Claudine West, George Froeschel, Arthur Wimperis, James Hilton | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn, Susan Peters

Votes: 5,198

14. Small Island (2009 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

7.5
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In 1939 Hortense, illegitimate but intelligent and ambitious, is brought up on Jamaica with the family of charismatic, free-thinking Michael, who joins the Air Force when war breaks out and... See full summary »

Writers: Kathleen Cahill, Andrea Levy, Paula Milne, Sarah Williams | Director: John Alexander | Stars: Naomie Harris, Hugh Quarshie, Terence Frisch, Ruth Wilson

Votes: 873

15. Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999)

R | 102 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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59 Metascore

A traumatized member of an elite para-military police force falls for the sister of a female terrorist courier who died in front of him on duty.

Creator: Mamoru Oshii | Director: Hiroyuki Okiura | Stars: Yoshikazu Fujiki, Sumi Mutoh, Hiroyuki Kinosha, Yukio Hiroda

Votes: 10,341

16. Behind the Lines (1997)

R | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Based on Pat Barker's novel of the same name, 'Regeneration' tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are ... See full summary »

Writers: Pat Barker, Allan Scott | Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, James Wilby, Jonny Lee Miller, Stuart Bunce

Votes: 1,939

17. To Serve Them All My Days (1980 TV Mini-Series)

673 min | Drama

8.6
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David Powlett-Jones has just returned to England from the trenches of WWI. He was injured and shell-shocked and, after a spell in hospital he gets a job teaching in a boys boarding school ... See full summary »

Stars: John Duttine, Frank Middlemass, Alan MacNaughtan, Patricia Lawrence

Votes: 426

18. Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)

126 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.0
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In 1944, Capt. Josiah J. Newman is the doctor in charge of Ward 7, the neuropsychiatric ward, at an Army Air Corps hospital in Arizona. The hospital is under-resourced and Newman scrounges ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard L. Breen, Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron, Leo Rosten | Director: David Miller | Stars: Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Eddie Albert

Votes: 1,626

19. Harrison's Flowers (2000)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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49 Metascore

When a Newsweek photojournalist disappears in war-torn Yugoslavia, his wife travels to Europe to find him.

Writers: Isabel Ellsen, Élie Chouraqui, Didier Le Pêcheur, Michael Katims | Director: Élie Chouraqui | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Scott Anton, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 5,293

20. Prisoners of the Sun (1990)

R | 108 min | Drama, War

6.7
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The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island had dropped from 1100 to less than 300 due to abuses by their Japanese captors. Capt. ... See full summary »

Writers: Denis Whitburn, Brian A. Williams | Director: Stephen Wallace | Stars: Bryan Brown, George Takei, Terry O'Quinn, John Bach

Votes: 663

21. Men in War (1957)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, War

7.4
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During the Korean War, a battle worn Lt. and his platoon behind enemy lines, have orders to march to hill 465 for possible relief.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Ben Maddow, Van Van Praag | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Robert Keith, Phillip Pine

Votes: 1,508

22. I'll Be Seeing You (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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A soldier suffering from combat fatigue meets a young woman on Christmas furlough from prison and their mutual loneliness blossoms into romance.

Writers: Charles Martin, Marion Parsonnet | Directors: William Dieterle, George Cukor | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple, Spring Byington

Votes: 1,448

23. Combat Shock (1984)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.4
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A dangerously disturbed Vietnam veteran struggles with life 15 years after his return home, and slowly falls into insanity from his gritty urban lifestyle.

Writer: Buddy Giovinazzo | Director: Buddy Giovinazzo | Stars: Rick Giovinazzo, Veronica Stork, Mitch Maglio, Asaph Livni

Votes: 1,917

24. The Return of the Soldier (1982)

PG | 99 min | Drama

6.9
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Kitty Baldry (Julie Chirstie) is a haughty society queen with a tunneled view of life. Kitty's complacency is rocked when her husband, Captain Chris Baldry (Alan Bates), returns from the ... See full summary »

Writers: Rebecca West, Hugh Whitemore | Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Julie Christie, Glenda Jackson, Ann-Margret, Alan Bates

Votes: 308

25. A Hole in One (2004)

97 min | Comedy

5.5
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37 Metascore

When her brother Bobby returns from World War II mentally damaged, Anna has to deal with her parents who don't aknowledge her brother's existence, who is now brought to a mental hospital. ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Ledes | Director: Richard Ledes | Stars: Michelle Williams, Meat Loaf, Tim Guinee, Louis Zorich

Votes: 162

26. Chattahoochee (1989)

R | 97 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.

Writer: James Hicks | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Frances McDormand, Pamela Reed

Votes: 1,388

27. King & Country (1964)

86 min | Drama, War

7.6
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During World War I, an army private is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial finds out there is more to the case than meets the eye.

Writers: Evan Jones, John Wilson, J.L. Hodson | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Leo McKern, Barry Foster

Votes: 1,172

28. Let There Be Light (1946)

58 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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The final entry in a trilogy of films produced for the U.S. government by John Huston. This documentary film follows 75 U.S. soldiers who have sustained debilitating emotional trauma and ... See full summary »

Writer: John Huston | Director: John Huston | Star: Walter Huston

Votes: 678

29. Period of Adjustment (1962)

112 min | Drama, Comedy

6.4
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On December 23rd, Korean War veteran George Haverstick and nurse Isabel Crane - who George lovingly refers to as "Little Bit" - get married in a civil ceremony. They met when George was ... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Tennessee Williams | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Jane Fonda, Jim Hutton, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 762

30. 1914-1918 (1996 TV Mini-Series)

Biography, History, Sport

8.5
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Stars: Judi Dench, Salome Jens, Jürgen Prochnow, Michael York

Votes: 249

31. The Winter War (1989)

199 min | Drama, War

7.9
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Set during World War 2. After Nazi Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, Russia attacked Finland in November 1939. Finnish reservists leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses ... See full summary »

Writers: Pekka Parikka, Antti Tuuri | Director: Pekka Parikka | Stars: Taneli Mäkelä, Vesa Vierikko, Timo Torikka, Heikki Paavilainen

Votes: 6,306

32. Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003 TV Movie)

175 min | Drama, History

6.7
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A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.

Writer: Keith Ross Leckie | Director: Bruce Pittman | Stars: Vincent Walsh, Shauna MacDonald, Ted Dykstra, Tamara Hope

Votes: 259

33. Coward (2012)

28 min | Short, War

7.5
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Coward is a moving and insightful drama that takes us from the idyllic pastures of Ireland to the brutal and senseless trenches of the First World War.

Writers: Terry Donnelly, Steve Handley, Mark O'Halloran, Dave Roddham | Director: Dave Roddham | Stars: Martin McCann, Sean Stewart, Charlotte Bradley, Nick Moran

Votes: 120

34. The Man I Love (1947)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Visiting her two sisters and brother, singer Petey Brown lands a job at small-time-hood Nicky Toresca's nightclub. While evading the sleazy Toresca's heavy-handed passes at her, she falls ... See full summary »

Writers: Catherine Turney, Jo Pagano, Maritta M. Wolff | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Alda, Andrea King, Martha Vickers

Votes: 521

35. The Raggedy Rawney (1988)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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During WWII a youth deserts his country's army after a combat experience, but not before wounding his commanding officer with a knife in order to escape. The young man, now very emotionally... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Hoskins, Nicole De Wilde | Director: Bob Hoskins | Stars: Dexter Fletcher, Zoë Nathenson, Zoë Wanamaker, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 270

36. Westfront 1918 (1930)

TV-PG | 75 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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A group of German infantrymen of the First World War live out their lives in the trenches of France. They find brief entertainment and relief in a village behind the lines, but primarily ... See full summary »

Writers: Ernst Johannsen, Ladislaus Vajda | Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Fritz Kampers, Gustav Diessl, Hans-Joachim Möbis, Claus Clausen

Votes: 799

37. Wartorn: 1861-2010 (2010 TV Movie)

68 min | Documentary, War

7.8
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With suicide rates among active military servicemen and veterans currently on the rise, the HBO special WARTORN 1861-2010 brings urgent attention to the invisible wounds of war. Drawing on ... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Alpert, Ellen Goosenberg Kent, Matthew O'Neill

Votes: 272

38. She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building their self-esteem,... See full summary »

Writers: Virginia Van Upp, John Jacoby, Sarett Tobias, László Görög, Wilhelm Thiele | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Lee Bowman, Adele Jergens, Charles Winninger

Votes: 268

39. An Indecent Obsession (1985)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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Sister Honour Langtree (Wendy Hughes), is in charge of a military hospital for psychiatric patients. She however transgresses boundaries by developing a sexual attraction for a new patient.

Writers: Colleen McCullough, Denise Morgan | Director: Lex Marinos | Stars: Wendy Hughes, Gary Sweet, Richard Moir, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 72

40. Field of Honor (1986)

R | 93 min | Drama, War

5.3
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Korea 1951: After a Chinese attack Dutch mercenary sergeant De Koning is left alone by his army. While trying to survive, he meets a woman who is attempting to save her little brother. The image of the boy in shock changes him.

Writers: Henk Bos, Dae-hie Kim | Directors: Dae-hie Kim, Hans Scheepmaker | Stars: Everett McGill, Ron Brandsteder, Bart Römer, Anis de Jong

Votes: 116

41. War Dogs (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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A young boy donates his pet, a police dog, to the army to be trained as a war dog.

Writers: John Vlahos, Ande Lamb | Director: S. Roy Luby | Stars: Billy Lee, Addison Richards, Bradley Page, Kay Linaker

Votes: 44

42. War Nurse (1930)

Passed | 81 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.2
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Women from various backgrounds volunteer as nurses in France at the outbreak of World War I.

Writers: Becky Gardiner, Joseph Farnham | Director: Edgar Selwyn | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Anita Page, June Walker, Robert Ames

Votes: 154

43. Shadow in the Sky (1952)

78 min | Drama

6.8
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Burt served in the Marines during the war, but now he is confined to an asylum. His experiences in the South Pacific left him mentally ill and deathly afraid of storm clouds and rain. ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Maddow, Edward Newhouse | Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Ralph Meeker, Nancy Reagan, James Whitmore, Jean Hagen

Votes: 172

44. Crime Doctor's Man Hunt (1946)

Passed | 61 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

6.2
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The Crime Doctor comes up against a criminal with a dual personality.

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Eric Taylor, Max Marcin | Director: William Castle | Stars: Warner Baxter, Ellen Drew, William Frawley, Frank Sully

Votes: 177

45. David (1979)

125 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Writers: Jurek Becker, Joel König, Peter Lilienthal, Ulla Ziemann | Director: Peter Lilienthal | Stars: Mario Fischel, Walter Taub, Irena Vrkljan, Eva Mattes

Votes: 98

46. Ski Patrol (1940)

64 min | Adventure, Drama, War

4.2
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1939: Finnish reserve unit defends border, home-town in valley below, from Russian invaders who are excavating an explosives-laden tunnel under their mountaintop encampment.

Writer: Paul Huston | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Philip Dorn, Luli Deste, Stanley Fields, Samuel S. Hinds

Votes: 172

47. When Jane & Johnny Come Marching... Home Less (2016)

90 min | Documentary, History, War | Post-production

Through the voices of veterans from World War II and wars up to the present conflicts in the Middle East, along with family members, this film offers a unique perspective and an insightful, revealing examination into the human cost of war.

Writer: Nina Gilberti | Director: Nina Gilberti | Stars: Ron Kovic, Charles Durning, Kris Kristofferson, Dan Lauria

48. Shades of Gray (1948)

Approved | 45 min | Short, Drama, War

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Writers: John Davenport, Mortimer Uffner | Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Sandy Campbell, Edward Kreisler, Paul Larson, Val Vinson

49. Till We Meet Again (1936)

Approved | 72 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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In London, August 1914, Austrian star Elsa Duranyi (Gertrude Michael) and English matinee idol Alan Barclay (Herbert Marshall) are in love and plan an immediate marriage. But the War comes ... See full summary »

Writers: Alfred Davis, Edwin Justus Mayer, Brian Marlow, Franklin Coen | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Gertrude Michael, Lionel Atwill, Rod La Rocque

Votes: 28

50. 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 »

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

Votes: 275