Most Popular Dari-Language Feature Films


1. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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57 Metascore

A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan.

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina

Votes: 28,168 | Gross: $23.05M

2. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams

Votes: 90,287 | Gross: $66.64M

3. A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy

5.1
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28 Metascore

Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Lauren Graham, Clark Duke, Oliver Platt

Votes: 4,220

4. The Living Daylights (1987)

PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.7
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James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitaker and General Koskov.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabbé, Joe Don Baker

Votes: 70,760 | Gross: $51.19M

5. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 68,953 | Gross: $15.80M

6. Kriegerin (2011)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama

6.8
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Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country. She provokes, drinks, fights and her next tattoo will be a ... See full summary »

Director: David Wnendt | Stars: Alina Levshin, Jella Haase, Sayed Ahmad, Gerdy Zint

Votes: 3,623

7. Kabul Express (2006)

105 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The attention of the world is focused, after the terrorist attacks in U.S.A. of 11Sep01, on Afghanistan - a country that has been torn by war for the last 23 years, and has had no media ... See full summary »

Director: Kabir Khan | Stars: John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Salman Shahid, Hanif Hum Ghum

Votes: 2,506 | Gross: $0.30M

8. 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: 7,642 | Gross: $1.13M

9. Utopia (2015)

85 min | Drama, War

7.9
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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, Bhasker Patel, Homayoun Ershadi, Andrew Shaver

Votes: 28

10. Radio Dreams (2016)

93 min | Comedy

6.0
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A brilliant and misunderstood Iranian writer struggles to pursue his ambitious goal of bringing together Metallica and Kabul Dreams, Afghanistan's first rock band.

Director: Babak Jalali | Stars: Lars Ulrich, Boshra Dastournezhad, Kyle Kernan, Larry Laverty

Votes: 124

11. Zwischen Welten (2014)

98 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Jesper is a soldier in the German army. Although his brother was killed whilst serving in Afghanistan, he nevertheless reports for a new tour of duty in this war zone. He and his unit are ... See full summary »

Director: Feo Aladag | Stars: Ronald Zehrfeld, Mohsin Ahmady, Saida Barmaki, Salam Yousefzai

Votes: 462

12. Wolf and Sheep (2016)

86 min | Drama

5.8
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Based upon unpublished diaries, the film assumes the role of an anthropologist observing remote shepherd communities in Afghanistan where wolves and sheep have equal importance.

Director: Shahrbanoo Sadat

Votes: 98

13. Panj é asr (2003)

105 min | Drama

6.9
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In a post-Taliban Afghanistan a young woman (Agheleh Rezaie) attends school against her conservative father's will, hoping to learn more about democracy to fulfill her dream of being the country's next president.

Director: Samira Makhmalbaf | Stars: Agheleh Rezaie, Abdolgani Yousefrazi, Razi Mohebi, Marzieh Amiri

Votes: 1,103

14. Dust (III) (2016)

Action, Drama

6.2
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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

Votes: 32

15. Raftan (2016)

78 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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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

Votes: 13

16. Faceless (Afghanistan) (2016)

90 min | Action

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Sameer is a middle-class young man, who lives with his younger brother. He doesn't have much except a big house left by his parents. He is sick of seeing his country crumble before him. He ... See full summary »

Director: Ali Akbar Akbar Kamal | Stars: Humayoon Shams Khan, Rahmatullah Khostai, Farahnaz Nawabi, Abrar Shams Khan

17. Unfinished Sky (2007)

94 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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An Outback farmer takes in an Afghani woman who has fled from a brothel.

Director: Peter Duncan | Stars: William McInnes, Monic Hendrickx, Milo, Bille Brown

Votes: 832

18. Flugten (2009)

114 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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A Danish journalist is taken hostage in Afghanistan by a terror group that threatens to kill her if Denmark does not withdraw their troops from the country.

Director: Kathrine Windfeld | Stars: Iben Hjejle, Lars Mikkelsen, Faegh Zamani, Henrik Prip

Votes: 596

19. 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: 282

20. Circus Fantasticus (2010)

77 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Described as a Slovenian war drama.

Director: Janez Burger | Stars: Leon Lucev, Ravil Sultanov, Pauliina Räsänen, René Bazinet

Votes: 228

21. The Black Tulip (2010)

116 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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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: 70

22. Dissonance (II) (2008)

80 min | Thriller

8.7
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The lives of three individuals, an Afghan Jungian-psychoanalyst, a party-animal-turned-nun, and a mentally disturbed young man cross paths and collide. Their experiences with belief ... See full summary »

Director: Moniere | Stars: Rebecca Anderson, Vali Sonny Bari, Monica Brockenbrough, Al Burgo

Votes: 7

23. Mina Walking (2015)

110 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 62

24. Rockaway (2007)

R | 78 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.6
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Trane is a decorated war hero just shipped home to the States from Afghanistan after the brutal murder of his wife and child back in Rockaway, Queens. Upon his return, Trane encounters his ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeff Crook, Josh Crook | Stars: Nicholas Gonzalez, Mario Cimarro, Oleg Taktarov, Vitali Baganov

Votes: 358

25. 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

26. Sag-haye velgard (2004)

93 min | Drama

7.2
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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: 454

27. Kabullywood (2016)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, War | Completed

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

Director: Louis Meunier | Stars: Omid Rawendah, Mohd Qais Shaghasy, Ghulam Reza Rajabi, Roya Heydari

28. An Apple from Paradise (2010)

85 min | Drama, War

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A pious old man, who is a proponent of suicide attackers, comes to Kabul to visit his only son, who, after the holy war had remained in the Soviet Union. He had enrolled his son in a ... See full summary »

Director: Homayun Morowat | Stars: Hashmat Fanaei, Rajab Gussainov, Mohaiuddin Safa, Wali Talsh

29. Neighbours (III) (2009)

90 min | Drama, War

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Graphically depicts the brutalities on Afghan prisoners in an Iranian camp, Safaid Sang (White Stone) near the Iranian-Afghan border. Based on true life accounts from Afghan prisoners.

Director: Zubair Farghand | Stars: Mohammad Zabi Abdali, Ainuddin Abdulfezali, Noor Ahmad, Said Ahmad

30. Barefoot (2011)

70 min | Drama, Sport

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The film casts a young Afghan boy who lives with his younger sister and grandmother in Kabul. He sells water and cold drinks for a life. His life is subject to different forms of social ... See full summary »

Director: Raz Mohammad Dalili | Stars: Ali Ahmad Abulfazli, Hussain Alizada, Saleem Atai, Ali Bashardost

31. Act of Dishonour (2010)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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In a land beset by endless strife, nothing must get in the way of the preservation of honour - even if that means sacrificing a loved one. Mena, a young, beautiful bride-to-be, lives in a ... See full summary »

Director: Nelofer Pazira | Stars: Marina Golbahari, Abdul Ghafar Qoutbyar, Masood Serwary, Nelofer Pazira

Votes: 56

32. Paper Boats (2010)

95 min | Drama

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A young widow develops a friendship with an older mullah who helps guide her through her spiritual crisis.

Director: Fariba Haidari | Stars: Naser Adeli, Razeq Adeli, Vodod Akbari, Mina Amani

33. 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

34. L'étoile du soldat (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

35. 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

36. In the Wrong Hands (2002)

PG-13

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Directors: Chris Johnston, James A. Seale | Stars: Steve Ash, Chyna, Joe De Nicola, Haji Kamran

Votes: 23

37. Scarlet Poppy

Drama | Announced

Against the backdrop of war and clashing cultures in Afghanistan, an American man and a conservative Pashtun woman cannot deny the fateful circumstances that bring them together. How much will they risk in pursuit of a forbidden love?

Director: Peter Bussian

38. Larzanandeye charbi (2013)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

4.7
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An illustration of gradual destruction of an urban monster

Director: Mohammad Shirvani | Stars: Levon Haftvan, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Maryam Palizban, Hassan Rostami

Votes: 101

39. 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

40. Black Kite (2017)

Drama

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Director: Tarique Qayumi

41. KhakoMarjan (2013)

79 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.0
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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

Votes: 5

42. 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

43. 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

44. 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

45. Radio London (2011)

95 min | Horror, War

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Can Tariq Solomon, an innocent man accused of a heinous crime, ever return back to society? What are the secrets that bind him to the refugee girl and the street preacher he encounters under the shadow of intense media scrutiny?

Director: Rehan Malik | Stars: Ziad Abaza, Asadullah Ali, Bahzad Ali, Maryam Ali

46. Laila No More

Drama, Romance, Thriller | Announced

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Director: Moniere

47. 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

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

90 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

9.0
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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: 8

49. The Yesterday's Shadows (2011)

71 min | Horror

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

50. Chapandaz (2002)

Drama

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Star: Seqiq Habidi