MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,046 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 390 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 184 titles
created 03 Jul 2011
 
a list of 915 titles
created 02 May 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 25 Jan 2013
 
a list of 69 titles
created 01 Jul 2013
 
list image
a list of 116 titles
created 1 week 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... 

Two Women (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A sensation when released in 1999 in Iran, Two Women charts the lives of two promising architecture students over the course of the first turbulent years of the Islamic Republic. Tahimine ... See full summary »

Director: Tahmineh Milani
Stars: Mohammad Reza Forutan, Niki Karimi, Reza Khandan
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An Iranian couple from the city drive around a remote mountainous region. They hand out bags of money to poor villagers in return for them carrying out unusual requests the couple make of them.

Director: Mani Haghighi
Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Mani Haghighi, Saeed Changizian
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Spanning 18 years in an Iranian women's prison, this follows two women: the new prison warden, a tough as nails devout Muslim who has served in the army on the Iraqi front, and a young ... See full summary »

Director: Manijeh Hekmat
Stars: Roya Nonahali, Roya Taymourian, Pegah Ahangarani
Adamkosh (2010)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A young forensic psychiatrist visits an old friend whose fiancee ROYA has been accused of murder. Though he learns about ROYA's psychological disorders, the more he finds, the firmer he insists on her innocence.

Director: Reza Karimi
Stars: Afsaneh Bayegan, Hamed Behdad, Mahtab Keramati
Dash akol (1971)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Dash Akol is greatly respected in Shiraz as an honorable man who has lost his family's money through helping his friends. He has an enemy, however, named Kaka Rostam, a mean and spiteful ... See full summary »

Director: Masud Kimiai
Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Mary Apick, Manoucher Ahmadi
Bi pooli (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A haughty acclaimed newly married fashion designer named Iraj is shown the door by his boss after the boss's son arrives at Iran to take over his father's company. Iraj reluctant to ... See full summary »

Director: Hamid Nematollah
Stars: Siamak Ansari, Babak Hamidian, Leila Hatami
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Reza Motori, who has feigned madness, escapes from an asylum and robs a factory, with the aid of a friend. Afterwards, a young writer, who looks exactly like Reza, visits the asylum in ... See full summary »

Director: Masud Kimiai
Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Bahman Mofid, Fariba Khatami
The feast (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Masud Kimiai
Stars: Fariborz Arabnia, Behzad Khodaveisi, Parsa Pirouzfar
Crossroads (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The effects and consequences for those involved and in the world at large, when a widow and her teenage son, and two young women, one of whom is pregnant, are involved in a car accident which kills the two women.

Director: Abolhassan Davoodi
Stars: Fatemah Motamed-Aria, Bahram Radan, Bijan Emkanian
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
40 Years Old (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Love at 40 is about a lost love re found. Negar is a married woman who works at a musical company. When she is given an assignment to collaborate with an Iranian expat Orchestra leader, she... See full summary »

Director: Alireza Raisian
Stars: Ezzatolah Entezami, Mohammad Reza Forutan, Leila Hatami
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Mohamad Ahmadi
Stars: Saber Abbar, Mohammad Eskandari, Leila Hatami
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

Reza Ma'roofi: There has never been a verdict for you.
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:
?