Filming Location Matching "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: 16,311

2. A Hero (I) (2021)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama

7.5
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82 Metascore

Rahim is in prison because of a debt he was unable to repay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor to withdraw his complaint against the payment of part of the sum. But things don't go as planned.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Sahar Goldust, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy

Votes: 22,309

3. 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: 242,249 | Gross: $7.10M

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: 73,826 | Gross: $0.93M

5. Arabian Nights (1974)

NC-17 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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In ancient Arabia, a beautiful slave girl chooses a youth to be her new master, then she is kidnapped and they must search for each other. Stories are told within stories: love, travel and the whims of destiny.

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Franco Merli, Tessa Bouché

Votes: 8,108

6. Leila's Brothers (2022)

165 min | Drama

6.8
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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: 770

7. 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: 30,420 | Gross: $0.31M

8. 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: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi, Mina Sadati

Votes: 60,008 | Gross: $2.40M

9. Ten Little Indians (1974)

PG | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Ten people are invited to a hotel in the Iranian desert, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Oliver Reed, Elke Sommer, Richard Attenborough, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 3,156

10. Just 6.5 (2019)

131 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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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: 15,004

11. The Rebel (2022– )

50 min | Drama

8.5
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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, Amir Bay

Votes: 592

12. 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: 19,462 | Gross: $0.00M

13. About Elly (2009)

TV-PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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87 Metascore

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.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Merila Zare'i

Votes: 53,109 | Gross: $0.11M

14. Where Is the Friend's House? (1987)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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8 year old Ahmed has mistakenly taken his friend Mohammad's notebook. He wants to return it, or else his friend will be expelled from school. Determinedly, the conscientious boy sets out to find Mohammad's home in the neighbouring village.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Babek Ahmed Poor, Ahmed Ahmed Poor, Khodabakhsh Defaei, Iran Outari

Votes: 14,645

15. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

8.5
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke | Star: Patrick Disanto

Votes: 38,712 | Gross: $1.33M

16. 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: 6,272

17. The White Balloon (1995)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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Several people try to help a little girl to find the money her mom gave her to buy a goldfish with.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Aida Mohammadkhani, Mohsen Kafili, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Anna Borkowska

Votes: 7,534 | Gross: $0.47M

18. Through the Olive Trees (1994)

G | 103 min | Drama

7.7
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A depiction of the off-screen relationship between the actors who play the newlyweds in the film And Life Goes On (1992).

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, Farhad Kheradmand, Zarifeh Shiva, Hossein Rezai

Votes: 8,441 | Gross: $0.04M

19. 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: 6,360

20. 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, Masoud Tosifyan, Mohammad Valizadegan

Votes: 3,994

21. The Frog (2020–2021)

Not Rated | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Ramin plans a robbery on his childhood classmate Noori who has become a mysterious rich man and that's just a beginning of a brutal journey.

Stars: Saber Abar, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Fereshteh Hosseini, Sahar Dolatshahi

Votes: 27,301

22. The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

7.4
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86 Metascore

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.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Behzad Dorani, Noghre Asadi, Roushan Karam Elmi, Bahman Ghobadi

Votes: 10,947 | Gross: $0.21M

23. 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: 2,122

24. And Life Goes On (1992)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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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.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Farhad Kheradmand, Buba Bayour, Hossein Rezai, Hocine Rifahi

Votes: 6,085

25. Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)

162 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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The events, trials and tribulations of the city of Makkah in 7th century AD.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mahdi Pakdel, Sareh Bayat, Mina Sadati, Ali Reza Shoja'noori

Votes: 10,774

26. Once Upon a Time in Iran (2021– )

Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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It is the story of a family on the first of September 1941, which undergoes changes during the occupation of Iran by the Allies.

Stars: Negar Javaherian, Ashkan Khatibi, Mehran Modiri, Babak Hamidian

Votes: 3,562

27. 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: 15,178

28. 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: 999

29. 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: 7,924 | Gross: $0.11M

30. Hussein, Who Said No (2014)

160 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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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: 1,160

31. Jeyran (2022– )

55 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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In the Qajar era 1852, The king of Persia, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, falls in love with Jeyran, who loves Siavash.

Stars: Parinaz Izadyar, Mahdi Pakdel, Bahram Radan, Amirhossein Fathi

Votes: 870

32. The Desert of the Tartars (1976)

PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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Lieutenant Giovanni Drogo is assigned to the old Bastiani border fortress where he expects an imminent attack by nomadic fearsome Tartars.

Director: Valerio Zurlini | Stars: Jacques Perrin, Vittorio Gassman, Giuliano Gemma, Helmut Griem

Votes: 2,247

33. The Color of Paradise (1999)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Family

8.2
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Hossein Mahjoub, Mohsen Ramezani, Salameh Feyzi, Farahnaz Safari

Votes: 17,246 | Gross: $1.81M

34. 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, Roohollah Zamani

Votes: 3,002

35. The Lizard (2004)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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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: 20,073

36. 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 Farokhnezhad, Hediyeh Tehrani, Taraneh Alidoosti, Pantea Bahram

Votes: 12,236

37. 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: 15,053 | Gross: $0.32M

38. Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925)

Passed | 71 min | Documentary

7.7
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The struggles of a hardscrabble Iranian nomadic tribe as they journey through bleak country to reach the grasslands that will save their livestock.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Marguerite Harrison, Haidar Khan

Votes: 1,085

39. One Sings, the Other Doesn't (1977)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, History

7.3
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The lives of Pomme, an aspiring singer, and Suzanne, a struggling mother, as they search for their own identity in 1970s France.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Thérèse Liotard, Valérie Mairesse, Robert Dadiès, Mona Mairesse

Votes: 1,905 | Gross: $0.02M

40. 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: 8,485 | Gross: $0.13M

41. 3 Faces (2018)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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78 Metascore

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.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi, Marziyeh Rezaei, Maedeh Erteghaei

Votes: 3,883 | Gross: $0.07M

42. Walnut Tree (2020)

100 min | Drama, History, War

7.3
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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: 1,353

43. 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: 3,915 | Gross: $0.04M

44. 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: 2,624

45. 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: 5,576 | Gross: $0.04M

46. 24 Frames (2017)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama

6.8
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77 Metascore

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 | Star: Mohamad Ramezani Pour

Votes: 1,957 | Gross: $0.03M

47. Guidance Patrol 3 (2021)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

2.6
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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: 520

48. Sniper (I) (2021)

100 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.5
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According to the true story of Abdolrasoul Zarrin, he was the Iranian sniper of the Iran-Iraq war, who is known as the best sniper in the contemporary world wars with a record of 3,000 successful shootings with Dragunov weapons.

Director: Ali Ghaffari | Stars: Amir Reza Delavari, Kambiz Dirbaz, Alireza Kamali, Ismael Khalaj

Votes: 397

49. Bab'Aziz: The Prince That Contemplated His Soul (2005)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.5
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The story of a blind dervish Bab'Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar, together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years.

Director: Nacer Khemir | Stars: Parviz Shahinkhou, Maryam Hamid, Golshifteh Farahani, Mohamed Grayaâ

Votes: 3,472

50. Zero Day (2020)

110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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The story is about the arresting of the famous terrorist Abdolmalek Rigi and how it was accomplished.

Director: Saeid Malekan | Stars: Abolfazl Amiri, Amir Jadidi, Saed Soheili, Tinoo Salehi

Votes: 579


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