Filming Location Matching "Tehran, Iran" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Tehran (2020– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A Mossad agent embarks on her first mission as a computer hacker in her home town of Tehran.

Stars: Niv Sultan, Shaun Toub, Shervin Alenabi, Shila Ommi

Votes: 17,535

2. A Separation (2011)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama

8.3
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95 Metascore

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.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini

Votes: 243,499 | Gross: $7.10M

3. The Operative (2019)

TV-MA | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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47 Metascore

A woman is recruited by the Mossad to work undercover in Tehran.

Director: Yuval Adler | Stars: Diane Kruger, Martin Freeman, Cas Anvar, Rotem Keinan

Votes: 6,409

4. Children of Heaven (1997)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Family, Sport

8.2
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77 Metascore

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.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mohammad Amir Naji, Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi, Nafise Jafar-Mohammadi

Votes: 74,355 | Gross: $0.93M

5. There Is No Evil (2020)

151 min | Drama

7.5
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82 Metascore

The four stories that are variations on the crucial themes of moral strength and the death penalty that ask to what extent individual freedom can be expressed under a despotic regime and its seemingly inescapable threats.

Director: Mohammad Rasoulof | Stars: Baran Rasoulof, Zhila Shahi, Kaveh Ahangar, Masoud Tosifyan

Votes: 4,195

6. The Salesman (2016)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama

7.7
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85 Metascore

While Ranaa and Emad, a married couple, are participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," she is assaulted in their new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Maral Bani Adam

Votes: 60,369 | Gross: $2.40M

7. Close-Up (1990)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.2
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The true story of Hossain Sabzian, a cinephile who impersonated the director Mohsen Makhmalbaf to convince a family they would star in his so-called new film.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hossain Sabzian, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Abolfazl Ahankhah, Mehrdad Ahankhah

Votes: 19,704 | Gross: $0.00M

8. Taste of Cherry (1997)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.7
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80 Metascore

An Iranian man drives his car in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi

Votes: 30,824 | Gross: $0.31M

9. Just 6.5 (2019)

131 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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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.

Director: Saeed Roustayi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Parinaz Izadyar, Farhad Aslani

Votes: 15,329

10. The Rebel (2022– )

50 min | Drama

8.1
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Javid is a seventeen-year-old youngster, who has lost his parents years ago and has nobody except his half-sister Atefeh and his love Abra.

Stars: Parsa Pirouzfar, Tannaz Tabatabaei, Ali Shadman, Mehdi Hosseinina

Votes: 1,431

11. Leila's Brothers (2022)

165 min | Drama

6.7
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87 Metascore

At the age of 40, Leila has spent her entire life caring for her parents and four brothers. A family that is constantly arguing and under pressure from various debts in the face of ... See full summary »

Director: Saeed Roustayi | Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Saeed Poursamimi, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Payman Maadi

Votes: 830

12. Hussein, Who Said No (2014)

160 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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The story of Imam Hossein's battle in Karbala, an unfair war which made one the most important effects in Islam history.

Director: Ahmad Reza Darvish | Stars: Arash Aasefi, Farhad Ghaemian, Hassan Pourshirazi, Pouria Poursorkh

Votes: 1,196

13. Taxi (III) (2015)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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91 Metascore

Banned from making movies by the Iranian government, Jafar Panahi poses as a taxi driver and makes a movie about social challenges in Iran.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Jafar Panahi, Nasrin Sotoudeh

Votes: 15,180 | Gross: $0.32M

14. The Cow (1969)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

7.9
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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.

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Ezzatolah Entezami, Mahin Shahabi, Ali Nassirian, Jamshid Mashayekhi

Votes: 7,332

15. Chess of the Wind (1976)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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94 Metascore

The first lady of a noble house has died and now there is conflict between the remainders for taking over her inheritance.

Director: Mohammad Reza Aslani | Stars: Fakhri Khorvash, Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, Akbar Zanjanpour, Shohreh Aghdashloo

Votes: 1,090

16. Life and a Day (2016)

112 min | Drama

8.2
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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.

Director: Saeed Roustayi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Parinaz Izadyar, Shabnam Moghadami

Votes: 15,332

17. The Lizard (2004)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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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.

Director: Kamal Tabrizi | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Bahram Ebrahimi, Shahrokh Foroutanian, Farideh Sepah Mansour

Votes: 20,310

18. A Man of Integrity (2017)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama

7.2
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78 Metascore

A drama about corruption and injustice in Iranian society. You are the oppressed, or you have to join the oppressor to survive!

Director: Mohammad Rasoulof | Stars: Reza Akhlaghirad, Soudabeh Beizaee, Nasim Adabi, Zeinab Shabani

Votes: 2,191

19. Fireworks Wednesday (2006)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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84 Metascore

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.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Hamid Farrokhnezhad, Hediyeh Tehrani, Taraneh Alidoosti, Pantea Bahram

Votes: 12,333

20. Sun Children (2020)

99 min | Drama

7.2
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70 Metascore

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.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Ali Nassirian, Javad Ezati, Tannaz Tabatabaei, Rouhollah Zamani

Votes: 3,108

21. Prostitution: Behind the Veil (2004)

Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary

6.9
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A documentary that follows two young women raising children and supporting drug habits through prostitution in a country ruled by fundamentalists.

Director: Nahid Persson | Star: Nahid Persson

Votes: 256

22. Ten (2002)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.4
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86 Metascore

A visual social examination in the form of ten conversations between a driving woman and her various pick-ups and hitchhikers.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mania Akbari, Amina Maher, Kamran Adl, Roya Akbari

Votes: 7,980 | Gross: $0.11M

23. Homework (1989)

86 min | Documentary, Drama

7.8
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In this documentary, Kiarostami asks a number of students about their school homework. The answers of some children shows the darker side of this method of education.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Babak Ahmadpoor, Farhang Akhavan, Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh, Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 1,534

24. The Black Cat (2020)

110 min | Adventure, Drama

5.3
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All cats love fish but hate to get their paws wet. Achieving the dreams might be difficult but not impossible, somehow there might be an easier solution; setting your ambitious ladder through the others at any cost, by any means.

Director: Karim Mohammad Amini | Stars: Bahram Radan, Tarlan Parvaneh, Hossein Pourkarimi, Kia Rokni

Votes: 217

25. No Choice (2020)

108 min | Drama

5.8
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No Choice is about three women who live in three different circumstances in Iran. Golbahar, a sixteen-year-old homeless girl who has been producing and selling babies since she was 11 years... See full summary »

Director: Reza Dormishian | Stars: Fatemah Motamed-Aria, Negar Javaherian, Parsa Pirouzfar, Pardis Ahmadieh

Votes: 286

26. Walnut Tree (2020)

100 min | Drama, History, War

7.2
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Qader, a bricklayer from Sardasht in western Iran whose wife is pregnant with her 4th child, suddenly found himself amid a war crime perpetrated by the Saddam regime. On June 28th, 1987 ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Hossein Mahdavian | Stars: Payman Maadi, Mina Sadati, Minoo Sharifi, Mehran Modiri

Votes: 1,447

27. No Date, No Signature (2017)

99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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71 Metascore

When Dr. Kaveh Nariman, a forensic pathologist, comes to work he encounters a corpse that looks familiar.

Director: Vahid Jalilvand | Stars: Navid Mohammadzadeh, Amir Aghaee, Hediyeh Tehrani, Zakieh Behbahani

Votes: 5,627 | Gross: $0.04M

28. The Loser Man (2022)

114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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Ahmad is a detective who is suspicious of the network behind a recently committed crime. When the investigation advances further, he finds out that he might be in danger too.

Director: Mohammad Hossein Mahdavian | Stars: Javad Ezati, Ra'na Azadivar, Sajad Babaei, Babak Karimi

Votes: 575

29. The Situation of Mehdi (2022)

98 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.9
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Mehdi Bakeri, the commander of the 31st Ashura Division, wants his younger brother Hamid to return to the area and be by his side

Director: Hadi Hejazifar | Stars: Hadi Hejazifar, Zhila Shahi, Vahid Hejazifar, Masoumeh Rabaninia

Votes: 581

30. Made in Iran (2011–2022)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.0
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Koroosh afsharjam(Behnam Tashakor) is an unpopular Iranian scientist that invents a new powder that can turn dirty liquid to drinkable water. He gets a call from Paris indicating thaf he ... See full summary »

Stars: Alireza Ahmand, Amin Hayayee, Mohammad Reza Golzar, Ramin Nikoo

Votes: 1,195

31. Sag Band (2022)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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Sagband is a comedy and social film directed by Mehran Ahmadi. This film was the last play of Sirus Gorjestani in cinema. This film is the story of two brothers who get rich illegally after... See full summary »

Director: Mehran Ahmadi | Stars: Sajjad Dolati, Amir Abar, Negin Abedzadeh, Bahram Afshari

Votes: 72

32. Guidance Patrol 3 (2021)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

2.7
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Hassan and Atta return from the United States a few years later. They are looking for Abbas Agha's car. The car has been rented to a person named Peykan.

Directors: Saeed Soheili, Arastoosohrabinya | Stars: Poulad Kimiayi, Saed Soheili, Amir Jafari, Behnam Bani

Votes: 594

33. Shabhaye Barareh (2005–2006)

PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.5
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Set in late 40s in Iran. When a politically exiled man (Ansari) meets strange rural people with weird actions and accents in a village called Barareh.

Stars: Mehran Modiri, Siamak Ansari, Falamak Jonidi, Saeed Pirdust

Votes: 14,955

34. The Song of Sparrows (2008)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family

7.9
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74 Metascore

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 »

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mohammad Amir Naji, Maryam Akbari, Kamran Dehghan, Hamid Aghazi

Votes: 10,579 | Gross: $0.12M

35. Baran (2001)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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79 Metascore

In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji, Hossein Mahjoub

Votes: 8,503 | Gross: $0.13M

36. The Circle (2000)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.4
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85 Metascore

Various women struggle to function in the oppressively sexist society of contemporary Iran.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Maryiam Palvin Almani, Nargess Mamizadeh, Mojgan Faramarzi, Elham Saboktakin

Votes: 6,257 | Gross: $0.67M

37. The Warden (2019)

87 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.4
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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.

Director: Nima Javidi | Stars: Navid Mohammadzadeh, Parinaz Izadyar, Setareh Pesyani, Mani Haghighi

Votes: 6,434

38. A Moment of Innocence (1996)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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70 Metascore

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.

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Mirhadi Tayebi, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Ali Bakhsi, Ammar Tafti Dehghan

Votes: 3,950 | Gross: $0.04M

39. When the Moon Was Full (2019)

131 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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In the market Abdolhamid meets Faezeh and falls in love with her. They get marry and begin their life. But after a while Faezeh becomes aware of Abdolhamid's family in Sistan and ... See full summary »

Director: Narges Abyar | Stars: Elnaz Shakerdoost, Hootan Shakiba, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Pedram Sharifi

Votes: 3,574

40. Offside (I) (2006)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.3
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85 Metascore

Struggle of Women in a country that excludes them from entering the stadiums.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Sima Mobarak-Shahi, Shayesteh Irani, Ayda Sadeqi, Mohammad Asarian

Votes: 8,052 | Gross: $0.18M

41. Shirin (2008)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

6.7
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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, Zar Amir-Ebrahimi

Votes: 2,644

42. Killer Spider (2020)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.5
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Saeed is a forty-year-old mason, severe and fanatical in his religious beliefs. One day his wife is accosted by a driver who assumes she is a prostitute. Seething with rage, Saeed seeks ... See full summary »

Director: Ebrahim Irajzad | Stars: Mohsen Tanabandeh, Sareh Bayat, Mahoor Alvand, Shirin Yazdanbakhsh

Votes: 506

43. Leila (1997)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.5
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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: 3,792 | Gross: $0.05M

44. Beautiful City (2004)

98 min | Drama

7.6
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69 Metascore

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."

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Faramarz Gharibian, Babak Ansari, Hossein Farzi-Zad

Votes: 5,789

45. Pig (2018)

104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Iranian directors are getting slaughtered by an unknown serial killer and a blacklisted director, Hasan Kasmai, is curious about only one thing: Why isn't the killer after him?

Director: Mani Haghighi | Stars: Mohammad Hassan Madjooni, Leila Hatami, Leili Rashidi, Parinaz Izadyar

Votes: 2,016

46. Sheeple (2018)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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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 »

Director: Houman Seyyedi | Stars: Navid Mohammadzadeh, Farhad Aslani, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini, Marjan Ettefaghian

Votes: 6,504

47. Crimson Gold (2003)

Unrated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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81 Metascore

An Iranian pizza delivery man sees the worst of corruption and social unbalance in his city and is driven to crime.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Hossain Emadeddin, Kamyar Sheisi, Azita Rayeji, Shahram Vaziri

Votes: 4,954 | Gross: $0.15M

48. The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966 TV Movie)

GP | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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United Nations narcotics agents attempt to trace heroin shipments from the Afghanistan-Iran border to the main European distributor.

Directors: Terence Young, Henry Levin | Stars: Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Yul Brynner, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 944

49. Hush! Girls Don't Scream (2013)

106 min | Drama

6.9
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Shirin is supposed to get married in a couple of hours, but she unexpectedly murders a man. The cause of the crime, rooted in her nightmarish childhood, unravels gradually and the real question emerges: Who is the REAL criminal?

Director: Pouran Derakhshandeh | Stars: Tannaz Tabatabaei, Merila Zare'i, Babak Hamidian, Shahab Hosseini

Votes: 4,887

50. The Report (1977)

112 min | Drama

6.9
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The life of a tax collector who is accused of taking bribes, and also has to deal with other problems at home, including the suicide attempt of his wife.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Kurosh Afsharpanah, Mehdi Montazar, Mostafa Tari

Votes: 1,096


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