MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,287 this week

Verdict (2005)
"Hokm" (original title)

5.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.1/10 from 396 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 545 titles
created 31 Jul 2011
 
a list of 926 titles
created 02 May 2012
 
a list of 83 titles
created 9 months ago
 
list image
a list of 66 titles
created 7 months ago
 
list image
a list of 116 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Verdict" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Verdict (2005)

Verdict (2005) on IMDb 5.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Verdict.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Dr. Alam, a very profiled specialist in neurology and a successful surgeon, is drowned in his professional and social work, in a way that he has totally forgotten all about his son Saman. ... See full summary »

Director: Reza Mirkarimi
Stars: Afshin Hashemi, Elham Hamidi, Ashkan Khatibi
Shirin (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from the twelfth ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Stars: Mahnaz Afshar, Pegah Ahangarani, Taraneh Alidoosti
The Pear Tree (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Dariush Mehrjui
Stars: Homayoun Ershadi, Golshifteh Farahani, Mohammad Reza Shaban-Noori
The Deer (1974)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Wounded by the police, a thief looks up his old friend in order to leave the proceeds of his theft with him. Instead, he finds that his friend is a drug addict. He sticks around to try and ... See full summary »

Director: Masud Kimiai
Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Faramarz Gharibian, Nosrat Partovi
Ghermez (1998)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Hasti, a widowed nurse who has a daughter, marries a paranoid wealthy man.

Director: Fereydoun Jeyrani
Stars: Kamand Amirsoleimani, Tala Asgari, Shahriar Assadi
The Lizard (2004)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A recently jailed petty thief disguises as a religious and succeeds in escaping; but has to stay in a religious' role more than he expected to.

Director: Kamal Tabrizi
Stars: Parviz Parastui, Bahram Ibrahimi, Shahrokh Foroutanian
Trapped (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

This fascinating moral thriller is centered on the bristling relationship between two very different young women in contemporary Tehran. Moving to Tehran for her studies and desperate for a... See full summary »

Director: Parviz Shahbazi
Stars: Pegah Ahangarani, Behrang Alavi, Nazanin Bayati
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Saeed Soheili
Stars: Hamid Farokhnezhad, Sahar Ghoreishi, Naser Gitijaah
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Reza and Sadegh-Khan are old friends who are engaged in shady deeds. The next day after his wedding, Reza is arrested hauling the dead body of one of his friends. He is sentenced to jail. ... See full summary »

Director: Masud Kimiai
Stars: Faramarz Gharibian, Golchehre Sajadieh, Niki Karimi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Dariush Mehrjui
Stars: Ali Mosaffa, Leila Hatami, Mani Haghighi
Sar Be Moohr (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Hadi Moqadam Doost
Stars: Khatereh Asadi, Leila Hatami, Arash Majidi
The Soil (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Masud Kimiai
Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Farzaneh Taidi, Faramarz Gharibian
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Ezzatolah Entezami ...
Reza Ma'roofi
Khosro Shakibai ...
Had-Misagh
...
Foroozandeh
...
Sahand
...
Mohsen
Merila Zare'i
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Asghar Bichareh
Bahram Fattahi ...
Jalal
Karina Kimiai
Akbar Moazezi
Saeed Pirdust
Jalal Pishvaian ...
Habib
Ladan Tabatabaei
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The ultimate story of family,love,...with verdict.


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2005 (Iran)  »

Also Known As:

Verdict  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Foroozandeh: Time to pay, motherfucker!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Below par film noir
5 December 2005 | by (United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

Masoud Kimiai was one of the leading Iranian directors before the 1979 revolution. His skill at writing authentic dialogue was, in particular, legendary. His movie, Gheysar, started the so-called Iranian New Wave. He made many more memorable movies such as Gavaznha (The Deer) and Dash Akol.

However, his movies after the revolution, when he became much more prolific (Hokm is his 25th movie & 18th after the revolution), have rarely, if ever, matched the ones proceeding the revolution. Instead on concentrating on his trademark of strong characterization and rich dialogue, he seems intent on dabbling in as many genres as possible. Hokm is his tribute to the golden era of film noir. This is evident from the credits where poster of film noir movies (Sunset Boulevard, The Asphalt Jungle, Scarface, etc.) roll on while the Peter Gunn theme plays in the background. The confused storyline involves a young hit-man (a la Alain Delon in The Samurai) and his flame, their young accomplice, a gangland boss and an ageing gangster (played by the best Iranian actor of any generation, Ezatollah Entezami).

Hokm succeeds neither as an Iranian film nor as a film noir. It is particularly disappointing as Kimiai is well capable of producing a decent film noir rooted in Iranian environment rather than trying to copy Melville or Fuller.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
wtf! pouyaeftekhari
Discuss Verdict (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?