Feature Film, Persian (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: 213,494 | Gross: $7.10M
2. 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: 22,021 | Gross: $0.31M
3. The Salesman (2016)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller
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: 48,391 | Gross: $2.40M
4. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror
In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
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: 61,953 | Gross: $0.93M
6. Under the Shadow (2016)
PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.
Votes: 22,566 | Gross: $0.03M
7. The Warden (2019)
100 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A prison is about to be evacuated to make room for an airport expansion project. Colonel Jahed and his officers are busy transferring all inmates to the new facility, but one inmate is missing.
8. About Elly (2009)
TV-PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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: 43,374 | Gross: $0.11M
9. Close-Up (1990)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 14,949 | Gross: $0.00M
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. There Is No Evil (2020)
151 min | Drama
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.
14. 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.
15. 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: 6,072 | Gross: $0.04M
16. 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.
17. 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: 8,380 | Gross: $0.21M
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: 15,262 | Gross: $1.81M
19. 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.
20. Tehran Taboo (2017)
Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Drama
In their desperate search for freedom and happiness, four young people from Tehran, Iran are forced to break the taboos of a restrictive, islamic society.
Votes: 3,356 | Gross: $0.07M
21. A Hairy Tale (2019)
100 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Danesh works in a barbershop and dreams about becoming an actor. Manfered is an agent who would introduce Danesh to a famous director if he collects enough long hairs to be used as wigs. At... See full summary »
22. 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.
23. Drunk on Love (2020)
Drama, History, Romance | Post-production
Story of Rumi, his friendship with Shams Tabrizi, the love he had for him and the great influence of Shams over him in his life, his poetry and his love for God.
24. 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: 3,236 | Gross: $0.04M
26. 3 Faces (2018)
100 min | Drama, History
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: 3,045 | Gross: $0.07M
27. 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.
28. 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 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: 9,178 | Gross: $0.12M
32. Pari (2020)
101 min | Drama
The search of an Iranian mother, Pari, for her missing son in Athens will force her on a journey to the dark corners of the city as well as the hidden depth of her own self.
33. Dance with Me (2019)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A reunion of old friends for Jahangir's birthday when everyone is informed of his fatal illness - An inevitable confrontation with the current situation and the past - Series of the ... See full summary »
34. 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: 3,088 | Gross: $0.04M
35. The Night (2020)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An Iranian couple living in the US become trapped inside a hotel when insidious events force them to face the secrets that have come between them, in a night that never ends.
37. 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. 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 »
41. 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."
42. 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.
44. 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.
45. Pig (2018)
104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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?
46. Shirin (2008)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama
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 »
47. The Patience Stone (2012)
R | 102 min | Drama, War
In a war ridden country a woman watches over the husband reduced to a vegetable state by a bullet in the neck, abandoned by Jihad companions and brothers. One day, the woman decides to say things to him she could never have done before.
Votes: 4,494 | Gross: $0.15M
48. Bride of Fire (2000)
113 min | Drama, Romance
Ahlam who is studying medicine in the college is in love with Dr. Parviz and wants to marry him. But according to her tribe's laws and traditions she must marry her cousin Farhan. She decides to face her family and find a solution.
49. Hush! Girls Don't Scream (2013)
106 min | Drama
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?