Iran (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. A Separation (2011)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Votes: 224,519 | Gross: $7.10M
3. The Salesman (2016)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama
While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.
Votes: 52,915 | Gross: $2.40M
4. Yousuf e Payambar (2008– )
140 min | Biography, Drama, History
This story basically follows the most important happenings in Prophet Josephs life, from the view of muslims. The most important happenings are: 1. his travel to egypt 2. his rise and ... See full summary »
5. Children of Heaven (1997)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Family, Sport
After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair.
Votes: 67,161 | Gross: $0.93M
6. Darbareye Elly (2009)
TV-PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.
Votes: 47,211 | Gross: $0.11M
7. Taste of Cherry (1997)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.
Votes: 24,854 | Gross: $0.31M
8. Close-Up (1990)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 16,748 | Gross: $0.00M
10. Just 6.5 (2019)
131 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The police are after a drug lord named Naser Khakzad, but when they finally manage to catch him, he tries whatever he can think of to escape and save his family.
11. Sun Children (2020)
99 min | Drama
12-year-old Ali and his three friends, together they work hard to survive and support their families. In a turn of events that seems miraculous, Ali is entrusted to find hidden treasure underground.
12. Where Is the Friend's House? (1987)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Family
An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.
13. Butterfly Swimming (2020)
120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A film of a woman swimming in a pool is distributed through the internet. Now her husband and her brother are after finding the one who is responsible for that and taking revenge on him.
14. The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama
Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.
Votes: 9,144 | Gross: $0.21M
15. Life and a Day (2016)
112 min | Drama
Somaieh, the youngest daughter of an indigent family, is getting married and fear is overwhelming each and every member of the family regarding how to overcome their difficulties after she's gone.
16. Through the Olive Trees (1994)
G | 103 min | Drama
A depiction of the off-screen relationship between the actors who play the newlyweds in the film And Life Goes On (1992).
Votes: 6,779 | Gross: $0.04M
17. Turtles Can Fly (2004)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War
Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.
Votes: 18,449 | Gross: $0.26M
18. The Color of Paradise (1999)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Family
The story of Mohammed, a blind Iranian boy and his father, Hashem, who is always oscillating between accepting his son as he is and abandoning him, as he represents a burden for him, after the loss of his wife.
Votes: 16,148 | Gross: $1.81M
19. No Date, No Signature (2017)
99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
When Dr. Kaveh Nariman, a forensic pathologist, comes to work he encounters a corpse that looks familiar.
Votes: 4,528 | Gross: $0.04M
20. Yalda, a Night for Forgivness (2019)
89 min | Drama
Maryam is a young woman who is accused of murdering her husband and is sentenced to death. In the Yalda night they bring her to a live TV show so that Mona who is the only daughter of the ... See full summary »
22. A Moment of Innocence (1996)
Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Drama
A semi-autobiographical account of Makmahlbaf's experience as a teenager when, as a 17-year-old, he stabbed a policeman at a protest rally. Two decades later, he tracks down the policeman he injured in an attempt to make amends.
Votes: 3,426 | Gross: $0.04M
23. The Lizard (2004)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
A recently jailed petty thief disguises as a Mullah and succeeds in escaping; but has to stay in the Mullah' role longer than he expected to.
25. And Life Goes On (1992)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Drama
A director and his son return to a region damaged by the Guilan earthquake, hoping to find the children who appeared in his film a few years earlier.
27. Sheeple (2018)
103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The story of a gang of drug dealers in the south of Tehran who has sheltered many youngsters and orphans from the streets. Shahin and Shakoor who are brothers are leading the gang but when ... See full summary »
28. Mokhtarnameh (2010–2011)
Biography, Drama, History
Mukhtar Thaqafi was a Shiite Muslim leader who sets up a rebellion movement in 686 A.D in the town of Kufa to avenge the martyrdom of Hussain (grandson of Islamic Prophet Muhammad).
29. Fireworks Wednesday (2006)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
On the last Wednesday before the spring solstice ushers in the Persian New Year, people set off fireworks following an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. Rouhi, spending her first day at a new job, finds herself in the midst of a different kind of fireworks -- a domestic dispute between her new boss and his wife.
30. The Warden (2019)
87 min | Drama, History, Mystery
A prison is about to be evacuated to make room for an airport expansion project. Major Jahed and his officers are busy transferring all inmates to the new facility, but one inmate is missing.
31. The Graveless (2018)
80 min | Drama
A family of four persons go to a remote village to bury their dead father there according to his will. But no one of them has heard anything about this village or visited it before.
33. The Kingdom of Solomon (2010)
110 min | Action, Drama, History
Solomon, Prophet and the King, has asked God to give him an ideal kingdom which has never been given to anybody before. He is told to prepare himself and his subjects with evil and unearthly creatures that haunt the men.
35. 24 Frames (2017)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama
24 Frames is an experimental project made by filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami in the last three years of his life. It is a collection of 24 short four-and-a-half minute films inspired by still images, including paintings and photographs.
Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Votes: 1,553 | Gross: $0.03M
36. The Song of Sparrows (2008)
PG | 96 min | Drama, Family
When an ostrich-rancher focuses on replacing his daughter's hearing aid, which breaks right before crucial exams, everything changes for a struggling rural family in Iran. Karim motorbikes ... See full summary »
Votes: 9,813 | Gross: $0.12M
37. The Traveler (1974)
83 min | Drama
A grade-school-age boy, neglected by his parents, lies, cheats, and steals to accumulate enough money to afford a bus ride to a large city and a ticket to see his favorite soccer team play.
38. Beautiful City (2004)
98 min | Drama
In Islamic Iran, how much is a woman worth in comparison with a man, and who pays the difference? This film is tale of vengeance, labyrinthine judicial procedure & the concept of "blood money."
39. The Cow (1969)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama
An old villager deeply in love with his cow goes to the capital for a while. While he's there, the cow dies and now the villagers are afraid of his possible reaction to it when he returns.
40. Dracula (2021– )
Jaleh Kabiri, the new wife of Kamran Kamarva, whom he has been married to for three years, has been taken to a birthday party and has invited all acquaintances and friends to show off his wealth to others.
41. I want to be alive (2021– )
TV-14 | Drama, Romance
Homa Haghi and her fiancé are preparing with the Haqi family to surprise Homayoun Haghi, the father of his family, on his birthday night. But when the father arrives, the whole family is surprised .
44. 3 Faces (2018)
100 min | Drama
Three actresses at different stages of their career. One from before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, one popular star of today known throughout the country and a young girl longing to attend a drama conservatory.
Votes: 3,362 | Gross: $0.07M
48. The Monster (2019)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Houshang is a simple and honest teacher who is satisfied with his life and does not have much interest in the world, but unwittingly goes in a way that changes his life and enters the ... See full summary »
49. The Accomplice (2020)
Drama, Mystery, Romance
The Saburi family is a large and old family that has been exporting and importing flowers and plants for many years. They still live in peace in an old house, the arrival of a young man in this family changes the lives of the whole family.
50. The Good, the Bad, the Corny: Radioactive (2021– )
Pejman and Sam have been kidnapped as hostages along with a yellow cake by Asef, the leader of the Dagestan Free Martyrs' Group, and they are supposed to go to Chechnya from the northwestern border of the country.