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1. El nido (1980)

PG | 97 min | Drama

In a town near Salamanca, an eccentric widower, aged 60, is captivated by an imp, a precocious 13 year old. Alejandro is wealthy and alone, passing time with music, chess, and his shotgun. ... See full summary »

Director: Jaime de Armiñán | Stars: Héctor Alterio, Ana Torrent, Luis Politti, Agustín González

Votes: 356

2. Muhsin Bey (1987)

119 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

An ingenuous countryman Ali Nazik migrates to Istanbul and meets producer Muhsin Kanadikirik to have his first album.

Director: Yavuz Turgul | Stars: Sener Sen, Ugur Yücel, Sermin Hürmeriç, Osman Cavci

Votes: 7,698

3. Ang babae sa septic tank (2011)

87 min | Comedy

Jocelyn, Rainier, and Bingbong are three film school graduates who are dead set on making an Oscar-worthy film. They set out to do a quick pre-production as a courtesy call to their lead ... See full summary »

Director: Marlon Rivera | Stars: Eugene Domingo, JM de Guzman, Kean Cipriano, Cai Cortez

Votes: 327

4. Café Transit (2005)

107 min | Drama, Romance

"Cafe Transit" depicts an independent-minded widow who bucks tradition to run her dead husband's truck stop café.

Director: Kambuzia Partovi | Stars: Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Parviz Parastui, Nikos Papadopoulos, Svieta Mikalishina

Votes: 1,790

5. Soog (2011)

85 min | Drama

A violent quarrel breaks out between a couple at midnight. Being at a relative,s house in the north of Iran, they depart for Tehran in the middle of the night, but they do not bring along ... See full summary »

Director: Morteza Farshbaf | Stars: Kiomars Giti, Sharareh Pasha, Amir Hossein Maleki, Sahar Dolatshahi

Votes: 253

6. An seh (2007)

80 min | Drama

Just one day from completing their military training, three conscripts desert their camp and escape into the frozen wilderness of Northern Iran. In this austere and mesmerizing debut ... See full summary »

Director: Naghi Nemati | Stars: Soleimani Far, Dariush Ghazbani, Akbar Mansouri, Fatemeh Mir

Votes: 82

7. Keshtzar haye sepid (2009)

92 min | Drama

Rahmat has been asked to meet the inhabitants of these islands to collect their tears. Although for years people have been giving their tears to Rahmat, no one knows exactly what he has been doing with them.

Director: Mohammad Rasoulof | Stars: Hassan Pourshirazi, Younes Ghazali, Mohammad Rabbani, Mohammad Shirvani

Votes: 358

8. La hija natural (2011)

97 min | Drama, Romance

Maria, 18 year old daughter of a single mother, decides to look for the father she has never met after her mother dies in a tragic accident. She finally finds him in a nearby town, living ... See full summary »

Director: Leticia Tonos | Stars: Julietta Rodriguez, Victor Checo, Gastner Legerme, Dionis Rufino

Votes: 138

9. Todos tus muertos (2011)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Salvador is a peasant who one day wakes up as usual to work on his land but instead finds a pile of corpses in the middle of his crops. He runs to notify the authorities but is Sunday and ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Moreno | Stars: John Alex Castillo, Harold Devasten, Jorge Herrera, Martha Marquez

Votes: 240

10. Celos (1999)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama

A month before he's to marry Carmen, Antonio finds a photograph of a man with his arm on her shoulder. The photograph triggers jealousy: he questions Carmen, Carman's friend Cinta, and his ... See full summary »

Director: Vicente Aranda | Stars: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Daniel Giménez Cacho, María Botto, Luis Tosar

Votes: 466

11. Zir-e poost-e shahr (2001)

92 min | Drama

77 Metascore

A valuable visual commentary on modern society, 'Under The Skin Of The City' follows one Iranian family in their eternal struggle to stay afloat financially and emotionally. Touba works ... See full summary »

Director: Rakhshan Banietemad | Stars: Golab Adineh, Mohammad Reza Forutan, Baran Kosari, Ebrahim Sheibani

Votes: 1,217

12. The Grocer's Son (2007)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

Antoine Sforza, a thirty-year-old young man, left his village ten years before in order to start a new life in the big city, but now that his father, a traveling grocer, is in hospital ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Guirado | Stars: Nicolas Cazalé, Clotilde Hesme, Daniel Duval, Jeanne Goupil

Votes: 2,292 | Gross: $0.28M

13. Lo que le pasó a Santiago (1989)

105 min | Comedy, Romance

Santiago, a retired accountant, casually meets Angelina during one of his daily walks in Old San Juan. They soon become friends, even though she refuses to give out any personal information.

Director: Jacobo Morales | Stars: Tommy Muñiz, Gladys Rodríguez, Johanna Rosaly, René Monclova

Votes: 176

14. Chocolat (1988)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet, Jean-Claude Adelin

Votes: 2,296 | Gross: $2.32M

15. Boutique (II) (2004)

113 min | Drama

A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but...

Director: Hamid Nematollah | Stars: Mohammad Reza Golzar, Golshifteh Farahani, Reza Rooygari, Ali Alaei

Votes: 1,721

16. Skateistan: Four Wheels and a Board in Kabul (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

Inspired by Skateistan, Afghanistan's first skateboarding school, this emotional feature-length documentary is a journey deep into the lives of Afghanistan's urban youth. It chronicles the ... See full summary »

Director: Kai Sehr | Stars: Mirwais Ahmas, Asheesh Bhalla, Maysam Faraj, Cairo Foster

Votes: 56

17. Zendan-e zanan (2002)

106 min | Drama

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, Golab Adineh

Votes: 791

18. Do zan (1999)

96 min | Drama, Thriller

66 Metascore

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, Atila Pesiani

Votes: 1,261

19. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

71 Metascore

A World War I soldier, rendered blind, deaf, limbless, and mute by a horrific artillery shell attack, finds a unique way of communicating with his doctors.

Director: Dalton Trumbo | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

Votes: 13,389

20. Bé omid é didar (2011)

100 min | Drama

Story of a young lawyer in Tehran in search of a visa to leave the country, which is what Mohammad Rasoulof did during the winter of 2010/11.

Director: Mohammad Rasoulof | Stars: Leyla Zareh, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Shahab Hosseini, Roya Taymourian

Votes: 520

21. Inja bedoone man (2011)

100 min | Drama, Family

The story is about the world of a small family with familiar dreams and not so remarkable problems. The mother is trying to lead everything to save her family, but small events disarrange all her plans.

Director: Bahram Tavakoli | Stars: Saber Abar, Negar Javaherian, Fatemah Motamed-Aria, Parsa Pirouzfar

Votes: 3,416

22. The Guardian (1984 TV Movie)

105 min | Thriller

The residents of a New York City apartment building are shocked when one of them is shot during a burglary. They decide to hire a security expert to patrol the building, but he seems a ... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Martin Sheen, Louis Gossett Jr., Arthur Hill, Tandy Cronyn

Votes: 325

23. Oil on Ice (2004)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary

This film shows the beauty and grandeur of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge against the political backdrop of oil exploration and development, and its impact upon Alaska Natives and the land

Directors: Bo Boudart, Dale Djerassi | Stars: Peter Coyote, Adeline Peter Raboff, Amory Lovins, Celia Hunter

Votes: 52

24. Mia et le Migou (2008)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Family

44 Metascore

One night Mia has a premonition. So after saying a few words of parting at her mother's grave, she sets out on a journey across mountains and jungles to search for her father, who is trapped in a landslide at a remote construction site.

Director: Jacques-Rémy Girerd | Stars: Dany Boon, John DiMaggio, Garance Lagraa, Charlie Girerd

Votes: 286 | Gross: $0.02M

25. Terraferma (2011)

R | 88 min | Drama

57 Metascore

A Sicilian family deals with the arrival of a group of immigrants on their island.

Director: Emanuele Crialese | Stars: Filippo Pucillo, Donatella Finocchiaro, Beppe Fiorello, Mimmo Cuticchio

Votes: 2,700

26. Rangeh eshgh (2004)

52 min | Documentary

One week each year Iranians stay out all night. Women abandon legal curfews. Men weep. Communities gather to mourn their saint's death, ask that wishes be granted, give thanks for prayers ... See full summary »

Director: Maryam Keshavarz

Votes: 35

27. The Black Tulip (2010)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Family

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: 78

28. Bully (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

74 Metascore

A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America.

Director: Lee Hirsch | Stars: Ja'Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Lona Johnson, Bob Johnson

Votes: 9,413 | Gross: $4.04M

29. Jadehay sard (1985)

93 min | Drama

In winter a young guy Esmaeil is forced to go to the city to get the medicines of his father. The teacher of the village and another youngster Rahman too come with him. In the way the ... See full summary »

Director: Masoud Jafari Jozani | Stars: Hamid Jebeli, Esmail Mohammadi, Majid Nasiri, Ali Nassirian

Votes: 33

30. Tala va mes (2011)

97 min | Drama

A Tehran mullah-in-training struggles to take care of his ailing wife and their children in this profoundly moving melodrama. A film of near-universal appeal, it puts a human face on Iran's... See full summary »

Director: Homayoun Assadian | Stars: Negar Javaherian, Behrouz Shoaybi, Javad Ezati, Sahar Dolatshahi

Votes: 2,066

31. Boutique (II) (2004)

113 min | Drama

A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but...

Director: Hamid Nematollah | Stars: Mohammad Reza Golzar, Golshifteh Farahani, Reza Rooygari, Ali Alaei

Votes: 1,721

32. Leila (1997)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Family, Romance

Leila and Reza meet in a kind of celebration and fall for each other. Having discovered their love, they get married soon only to find out the infertility of Leila. That's when Reza's ... See full summary »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Leila Hatami, Ali Mosaffa, Jamileh Sheikhi, Mohamad Reza Sharifinia

Votes: 2,901 | Gross: $0.05M

33. Tardid (2009)

120 min | Drama

Siavash Roozbehan is a young man and he has lost his father after his mysterious suicide.His uncle is managing his father's wealth. He is in love with his cousin Mahtab whose father is his ... See full summary »

Director: Varuzh Karim-Masihi | Stars: Bahram Radan, Taraneh Alidoosti, Hamed Komeili, Mahtab Keramati

Votes: 548

34. The Glass Agency (1998)

114 min | Action, Drama, Romance

The Glass Agency is the story of a war veteran living in post war Iran. It depicts veterans who are suffering from social problems after the war. Society does not understand them and the ... See full summary »

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Reza Kianian, Habib Rezaei, Bita Baadraan

Votes: 4,332

35. Leily Ba Man Ast (1996)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

During the Iran-Iraq war, a television cinematographer, having financial problems, needs to get a loan from the TV to complete his half-built flat so one of his colleagues suggests him ... See full summary »

Director: Kamal Tabrizi | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Mahmud Azizi, Shohreh Lorestani, Sahereh Matin

Votes: 2,869

36. I Am Taraneh, I Am Fifteen Years Old (2002)

110 min | Drama

64 Metascore

Fifteen year old Taraneh, whose widowed father is in jail, refuses the unwanted attentions of carpet salesman Amir - until Amir's mother talks Taraneh into accepting Amir's marriage ... See full summary »

Director: Rasoul Sadrameli | Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Negar Javaherian, Hossein Mahjoub, Mahtab Nasirpour

Votes: 2,355

37. Silence of the Sea (2003)

82 min | Drama

Siavash left Iran years ago illegally and lives in Sweden with his wife and two children. Realizing he wants to go back for a visit, he decides the best place to go is a free port, which ... See full summary »

Director: Vahid Mousaian | Stars: Masoud Rayegany, Hossein Sheydaie

Votes: 65