Most Popular Feature Films With Country of Origin Afghanistan


1. The Patience Stone (2012)

R | 102 min | Drama, War

7.1
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64 Metascore

In a war ridden country a woman watches over the husband reduced to a vegetable state by a bullet in the neck, abandoned by Jihad companions and brothers. One day, the woman decides to say things to him she could never have done before.

Director: Atiq Rahimi | Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Hamid Djavadan, Hassina Burgan, Massi Mrowat

Votes: 3,330 | Gross: $0.15M

2. Utopia (2015)

85 min | Drama, War

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Janan, a woman from Afghanistan, travels to the UK for artificial insemination. Cultural, religious, and moral complications explode when William, a medical sciences student working in the clinic, switches the donor's semen for his own.

Director: Hassan Nazer | Stars: Hannah Spearritt, Homayoun Ershadi, Bhasker Patel, Andrew Shaver

Votes: 27

3. Raftan (2016)

78 min | Drama, Romance

Two young Afghans,Fereshteh and Nabi, are in love, but Fereshteh has to follow her parents and leave Afghanistan to find refuge in Iran. Nabi decides to illegally cross the border, find ... See full summary »

Director: Navid Mahmoudi | Stars: Reza Ahmadi, Fereshteh Hosseini, Behrang Alavi, Nazanin Bayati

4. Wolf and Sheep (2016)

86 min | Drama

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Director: Shahrbanoo Sadat

Votes: 44

5. Osama (2003)

PG-13 | 83 min | Drama

7.4
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83 Metascore

The Taliban are ruling Afghanistan, they being a repressive regime especially for women, who, among other things, are not allowed to work. This situation is especially difficult for one ... See full summary »

Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Mohammad Arif Herati, Mohammad Nadir Khwaja

Votes: 7,601 | Gross: $1.13M

6. Marco the Magnificent (1965)

100 min | Adventure, Biography

6.1
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Young Marco Polo travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.

Directors: Denys de La Patellière, Raoul Lévy, Noël Howard | Stars: Horst Buchholz, Anthony Quinn, Akim Tamiroff, Elsa Martinelli

Votes: 340

7. Dust (III) (2016)

Action, Drama

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Azra, Emir, Ahmet are three siblings who were born and raised in Istanbul, their family originally from Afghanistan. After their mother's death, Azra who regrets about her weakness of ... See full summary »

Director: Gozde Kural | Stars: Sayeed Masud Ahmadi, Erkan Akbulut, Haji Gul Aser, Muhammed Cangören

8. Stray Dogs (2004)

93 min | Drama

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The story of survival of 2 children in post-Taliban Afghanistan. Their mother has been imprisoned for "adultery" and their father is in Guantanamo Bay.

Director: Marzieh Makhmalbaf | Stars: Gol-Ghotai, Zahed, Agheleh Rezaie, Sohrab Akbari

Votes: 451

9. Opium War (2008)

90 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Two American soldiers wounded in the Afghanistan desert stumble across a Russian tank which has a group of Afghanis living inside.

Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Peter Bussian, Joe Suba, Fawad Samani, Jawanmard Paiez

Votes: 71

10. Madrasa (II) (2013)

78 min | Drama

8.8
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MADRASA (2014) is based on true story about Afghan refugee family living in Iran after war in Afghanistan. The film portrays an innocent 8 year old Afghan girl Meena who wants to go to ... See full summary »

Director: Asad Sikander | Stars: Diana Sikandar, Asad Sikander, Thamina Rajabova, Farooq Sarkosh

Votes: 8

11. Mina Walking (2015)

110 min | Drama

8.3
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12 year-old Mina cooks, sews, washes and works selling knick-knacks on the war-torn streets of Kabul to feed her neglectful father and senile grandfather. Nobody praises her. She spends her life walking without looking back or stopping.

Director: Yosef Baraki | Stars: Farzana Nawabi, Hashmatullah Fanai, Qadir Aryaie, Marina Golbahari

Votes: 58

12. A Few Cubic Meters of Love (2014)

90 min | Romance

7.1
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A romance blooms between a young Iranian working in a Teheran factory and the daughter of an Afghan worker.

Director: Jamshid Mahmoudi | Stars: Hasiba Ebrahimi, Nader Fallah, Masoud Mirtaheri, Alireza Ostadi

Votes: 265

13. Wajma, an Afghan Love Story (2013)

85 min | Drama

7.1
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It's snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins a clandestine relationship - they're playful and passionate but ever mindful of the... See full summary »

Director: Barmak Akram | Stars: Wajma Bahar, Mustafa Abdulsatar, Haji Gul Aser, Brehna Bahar

Votes: 158

14. Se noghta (2003)

58 min | Crime, Drama

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Gul Afrooz is engaged to her lover Firooz, despite this she is forced to marry an old warlord, a Khan.The Khan sends her to Iran as a drug courier for an opium ring. The ring is busted and ... See full summary »

Director: Roya Sadat | Stars: Gul Afrooz, Khalil Ahmad, Aref Mohammady

15. Earth and Ashes (2004)

102 min | Drama

7.2
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Elderly Dastaguir and his newly deaf 5-year-old grandson Yassin hitchhike and walk, but mostly walk, as they make their way to the coal mine where Dastaguir's son Murad works. Dastaguir ... See full summary »

Director: Atiq Rahimi | Stars: Abdul Ghani, Jawan Mard Homayoun, Sher Agah, Kader Arefi

Votes: 275

16. Firedancer (2002)

79 min | Drama

7.4
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46 Metascore

A young Afghan-American on a journey of "self-discovery".

Directors: Ashok Nanda, Jawed Wassel | Stars: Baktash Zaher, Mariam Weiss, Yunis Azizi, Samira Cameron

Votes: 18

17. The Black Tulip (2010)

116 min | Drama, Family

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37 Metascore

The Mansouri family opens up a new restaurant after the fall of the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan only to be subsequently targeted by factional Taliban elements.

Director: Sonia Nassery Cole | Stars: Haji Gul Aser, Sonia Nassery Cole, Walid Amini, Somajia Razaya

Votes: 68

18. Love and Friendship (1946)

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Director: Reshid Latif

19. Kabuli kid (2008)

97 min | Drama

6.7
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A woman in a light blue chadri, abandons her infant in the backseat of a cab in the bustling streets of post-war Kabul.

Director: Barmak Akram | Stars: Haji Gul Aser, Valéry Schatz, Amélie Glenn, Mohammad Chafi Sahel

Votes: 241

20. The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013: Live Action (2013)

115 min | Drama

6.8
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Collective screening of the Academy Award nominated short films from the Live Action category for 2013.

Votes: 186

21. Stones from the Desert (2015)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.8
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Movie about a stoning execution.

Directors: Bruno Jubin, Max Olivier | Stars: Max Olivier, Helena de Miguel, Joel Montagud, Bruno Jubin

Votes: 5

22. Shak (2004)

130 min | Drama

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SHAK is about an Afghan living in Pakistan in extreme poverty. In order to pay for his mother's surgical operation, he finds he has no choice but to sell one of his kidneys. On his way to ... See full summary »

Director: Shaheer Azizi | Stars: Shaheer Zaizi, Fariba Samad, Farukhzad, Waheedullah Sharif

23. The Cost of Justice (2015)

100 min | Action, Drama, War | Pre-production

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A group of US Marines stationed in Afghanistan decide to stop high afghan officials to keep as sex slave young kids and to destroy terrorist camps near by. Going against the direct orders ... See full summary »

Star: Enzo Zelocchi

24. Kabullywood (2016)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, War | Post-production

Afghanistan, 2016 - A group of young Afghan artists decide to open a cultural center in the heart of Kabul.

Director: Louis Meunier | Stars: Roya Heydari, Mohd Qais Shaghasy, Ghulam Reza Rajabi, Farid Joya

25. The Real Ashoka (2015)

31 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy | Completed

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This Latest Super Hit Kannada Action-Drama Movie Dubbed In Hindi as 'ASHOKA' Starring : Prajwal Devraj, Avinash, Anant Nag, Manasa, Sadhu Kokila, Tabala Nani, Music By : Ravi Basrur, ... See full summary »

Directors: Tarang Desai, Joe Pasci

26. Kunduz: The Incident at Hadji Ghafur (2012)

75 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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A German-afghan photographer witnesses the air-strike on two petrol trucks near Kunduz in September 2009. Heavily wounded he boards a plane that shall bring him out of Afghanistan. As the ... See full summary »

Directors: Stefan Gieren, Simona Gieren | Stars: Jeff Caster, Julia Dietze, Proschat Madani, Arash Marandi

Votes: 6

27. Zolykha's Secret (2006)

142 min | Drama

8.1
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A rural Afghan family struggles to survive during the last, brutal year of the Taliban and the beginning of a new war that still rages. With war and conflict threatening their existence, the family copes by finding meaning in life's tragedies.

Director: Horace Shansab | Stars: Dad'ullah Ahmadzai, Gholam Farouq Baraki, Zbiullah Furutan, Marina Golbahari

Votes: 32

28. A Man's Desire for Fifth Wife (2012)

90 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

8.9
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High cinematic film titled 'A man's desire for fifth wife' which has been shot and produced under hard condition of Afghanistan War. It narrates the story of violence against women and also... See full summary »

Star: Shakhnaza Jabirwa

Votes: 7

29. The Soldier's Star (2006)

100 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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Director: Christophe de Ponfilly | Stars: Sacha Bourdo, Patrick Chauvel, Philippe Caubère, Hanns Zischler

Votes: 115

30. Emaan (2011)

81 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The film is based around the life of Emaan, a young, honest policeman who doesnt mind bending the rules to uphold justice... See full synopsis »

Director: Haris Yosufi | Stars: Tamana Amini, Rasool Emaan, Roientan Enkesar, Abida Frotan

Votes: 25

31. Soil and Coral (2013)

79 min | Drama, Romance, War

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A man has left his country when his wife was killed during the war. Now he must go back to Kabul for wedding of one of his daughters. Unwillingly he gets involved in an internal conflict...

Directors: Masoud Atyabi, Kianoush Ayari | Stars: Mamnoun Maqsoudi, Pantea Tajbakhsh, Marina Golbahari, Leena Alam

32. Slanchevo (2013)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

4.2
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A hundred-year-old church that periodically emerges only to be submerged again by the waters of a huge reservoir: this is the spot where the local priest is attempting to organize a ... See full summary »

Director: Iliya Kostov | Stars: Vasil Banov, Dossio Dossev, Nikolina Harizanova, Kondyo Kondyo

Votes: 17

33. Nilofar in the Rain (2003)

97 min | Drama

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Director: Homayoun Karimpour | Stars: Mamnoun Maqsoudi, Niki Zischka, Afrouz Nikzad, Maimoona Ghizal

34. Not at Home (2013)

65 min | Drama

6.3
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Can I add a country on the map for myself?

Directors: Katja Adomeit, Shahrbanoo Sadat | Stars: Homed Ahmadi, Nikmal Dostakhel, Sadaf Fetrat, Sahar Fetrat

Votes: 7

35. Chori Foroosh (2006)

Drama

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Choori Foroosh (The Bracelet Seller) takes place in Kabul. It is about a beautiful young street-vendor, Rana, whose picture is taken by a journalist. The photograph later appears in a Kabul... See full summary »

Director: Razi Mohebi

36. Trip to Europe (2013)

Drama

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Director: Khalil Yosoufi | Star: Maryam Sharify

37. Faults (1981)

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Director: Engineer Latif

38. Panaah Baroye Zinda Mondan (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action

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Ghulam had a bright future in his country, Afghanistan, but for some reasons had to leave it to become a transporter in Bulgaria. He works for a mafia don called Kayuum who has many illegal... See full summary »

Director: Sundeep Mohnot | Stars: Marta Kondova, Asad Sikander

39. Black Turban (2016)

Drama | Pre-production

In order to save her life, Fatima starts deprogramming her Taliban husband by locking him up in an isolated cottage as she wants to recover the man who she felt in love with.

Director: Gaël Métroz

40. Ghame Afghan (1986)

90 min | Drama, War

7.1
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GHAME AFGHAN was filmed from October 85 to January 86 under extremely difficult conditions in the contested tribal area of Afghanistan/Pakistan by an Afghan-Swiss-Pakistani film crew. ... See full summary »

Directors: Zmarai Kasi, Mark M. Rissi | Stars: Amir Farid, Jawed Babur, Bushra Ejaz, Hakun Jana Abai

Votes: 9

41. The Icy Sun (2013)

Drama

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A woman is raped. Instead going after her attacker, the law and society imprison the victim.

Director: Ramin Mohammadi | Star: Fereshta Kazemi

43. Soldier Sabur (1985)

R | 87 min

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Director: Abdul Latif

44. Zharkoye leto v Kabule (1983)

87 min | Action, Drama, War

6.4
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Director: Ali Khamraev | Stars: Oleg Zhakov, Nikolay Olyalin, Jemal Moniava, Gulya Tashbayeva

Votes: 11

45. Garatgaran (1981)

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Director: Abbas Shaban

46. Destiny (II) (2010)

Action

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Director: Sardar Shafai | Stars: Gheyas Bedar, Tissem Sahidi, Rasul Shafai, Salar Shafai

Votes: 11

47. Shot

AO | 120 min | Action, Crime, Sport | Announced

Three Extremists tired of waiting to meet their Virgins lay down their arms and head into the world of professional Soccer.

Director: Murtaza Khojami | Stars: Said Farid Sadat, Feroz Khairy, Ibrahim Azimi

48. The Burning Days of Thorkham (2012)

45 min | Crime

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Farhad is a police officer. He needs money for his daughter's heart operation, his friend Afzal, persuades him to sell his weapon and abandon their outpost in return for money. what happens next causes the men to rethink their decisions.

Director: Aziz Deldar

49. The Slave of Love (1978)

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Director: Toryali Shafaq

50. The Yesterday's Shadows (2011)

71 min | Horror

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Director: Mirwais Arash | Stars: Somaya Razai, Aadelshah Rokay, Basir Tahiri