Plot Author Matching "IMVBox.com" (Sorted by Year Ascending)



1. Mr. Chameleon (1963)

115 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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An attempted robbery becomes terribly botched when would-be thief Hooshang happens upon more scandal and intrigue than he bargained for. When he hides the money in Akbar Khamran's pocket, ... See full summary »

Director: Amin Amini | Stars: Gholamhossein Bahmanyar, Homayoun, Farokhlagha Hushmand, Nosratollah Kani

Votes: 15

2. 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: 7,243

3. Still Life (1974)

93 min | Drama

7.7
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For more than three decades, aging Iranian Mohamad Sardari (Zadour Bonyadi) has worked as a crossing guard at a desolate train station. Through the years, Mohamad has done little to stifle ... See full summary »

Director: Sohrab Shahid Saless | Stars: Zadour Bonyadi, Mohammed Kani, Hedayatollah Navid, Hibibollah Safarian

Votes: 1,080

4. The Cycle (1977)

101 min | Drama

7.3
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Ali and his father go from their poor neighborhood in the outskirts of the city to a hospital so that Ali's father can be treated for his sickness. However since they have no money, Ali ... See full summary »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Saeed Kangarani, Ezzatolah Entezami, Fourouzan, Bahman Forsi

Votes: 650

5. Long Live...! (1980)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

5.6
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Amidst the turmoil of Tehran in 1978, engineer Mahmud only wants to provide security for his family. He is determined to ignore the fighting taking place on the streets outside and shelter ... See full summary »

Director: Khosrow Sinai | Stars: Mehdi Hashemi, Soraya Ghasemi, Gholamreza Tabatabai, Esmail Mohammadi

Votes: 17

6. Interrogation of a Crime (1983)

115 min | Crime

4.8
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When a powerful businessman, Hedayatnia, is found dead on a garbage heap, it is up to brooding detective Nazemi to hunt down the killer. As he struggles to uncover a motive, it becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Ali Sajjadi | Stars: Habib Esmaili, Enayat Bakhshi, Ali Mahzun, Mohammad Taghi Kahnemoui

Votes: 12

7. The Musketeer (1984)

117 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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When an attempted breakout of a prisoner ends in mass bloodshed, a power struggle erupts between the lawmen and a group of civilians in a rural province. As hostilities between the two ... See full summary »

Director: Jamshid Heydari | Stars: Mehdi Fakhimzadeh, Jamshid Mashayekhi, Ahu Kheradmand, Enayat Bakhshi

Votes: 23

8. Rings (1986)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

4.8
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The silence of this sleepy little town is soon disturbed when the residents begin to receive threatening phone calls. No one knows who is making them. The police fail to find any evidence ... See full summary »

Director: Mohamad Reza Honarmand | Stars: Ebrahim Abadi, Reza Cheraghi, Naser Forough, Mohammad Kasebi

Votes: 77

9. The Tenants (1987)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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The tenants of a rundown building on the outskirts of Tehran with no legal heir face major housing problems to deal with: major repairs and threat of eviction by greedy building manager who wants to own the building.

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Ezzatolah Entezami, Shahin Fardtombekiyan, Farimah Farjami

Votes: 2,449

10. Ansuyeh Atash (1987)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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Greed and power are the principal themes in Kianus Aayari's tale about two brothers in 1970's Iran. When the National Iranian Oil Company expands its drilling operations in the region, one ... See full summary »

Director: Kianoush Ayari | Stars: Siamak Atlassi, Atefeh Razavi, Khosrow Shojazadeh, Parvin Solaymani

Votes: 138

11. Spectre of Scorpion (1987)

110 min | Drama

6.8
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A scriptwriter who can't convince the company to produce his movie, decides to operate the story in real life.

Director: Kianoush Ayari | Stars: Kazem Afrandnia, Manijeh Aghai, Nasser Aghayi, Jahangir Almasi

Votes: 101

12. Tashkilat (1987)

4.8
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A group of monarchists is conducting operations to import and distribute narcotics. Mahmoud, [Majid Mozaffarani] an anti-narcotics agent, is pursuing two members of the group named Sohrab ... See full summary »

Director: Manuchehr Mosayyeri | Stars: Majid Mozaffari, Afsaneh Bayegan, Akbar Zanjanpour, Mozaffar Moghaddam

Votes: 17

13. Hey Joe! (1988)

81 min | Comedy

5.1
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Comedy of mishaps with an American theme. When the clumsy Jafar is nearly run over by the cowboy hat-wearing Joe, a friendship develops that puts ideas into Jafar's head. Jafar loves ... See full summary »

Director: Manoochehr Asgari-Nasab | Stars: Saeed Poursamimi, Fathali Oveisi, Reza Abdi, Fereydoon Aboo Zia

Votes: 38

14. Like Wind (1988)

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Morteza, a young man from a dysfunctional nuclear family finds solace in the home of his grandfather, with whom he shares a strong and powerful bond. Although his parents strongly ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Ali Sajjadi | Stars: Hossein Kasbian, Hamid Labkhandeh, Mehdi Mayamei, Ozra Ebdali

15. Water, Wind, Dust (1989)

75 min | Drama

6.9
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A young teenager returns home after an absence to find his village in Iran deserted because of an incredibly severe drought. He begins a search to find his family, traveling through an ... See full summary »

Director: Amir Naderi | Star: Madjid Niroumand

Votes: 200

16. Eye of the Hurricane (1989)

116 min | Drama, History, War

6.4
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During the second World War Iran is occupied by the allies. Meanwhile Doctor Rastan is going to the Qashqaei nomads to treat his sister's husband. There he meets Amir Houshang the head of ... See full summary »

Director: Masoud Jafari Jozani | Stars: Ezzatolah Entezami, Majid Mozaffari, Ahmad Hashemi, Farzaneh Kaboli

Votes: 79

17. Scabies (1989)

85 min | Drama

6.8
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Abolfazl Jalili's docudrama La Gale (Scabies) is about the painful lives of young offenders who are serving time in the reformatories of post-revolution Iran. Young Hamed, arrested for ... See full summary »

Director: Abolfazl Jalili | Stars: Mehdi Asadi, Hossein Maloomi, Hossein Panahi, Fatemeh Naghavi

Votes: 54

18. Golnar (1989)

85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.4
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A children's film with music and puppet animals that participate in the lives of villagers in rural Iran. The film centres on the idyllic life of Golnar, a young girl who lives with her ... See full summary »

Director: Kambuzia Partovi | Stars: Shahla Riahi, Moharram Basim, Ghazal Shakeri, Akbar Doodkar

Votes: 211

19. Hamoun (1990)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

8.0
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Hamoon's wife is leaving him. He is also unsuccessfully trying to finish his Ph.D. thesis. He is forced to reexamine his life. In a series of flashbacks and dreams, Hamoon tries to figure ... See full summary »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Pantea Bahram, Ezzatolah Entezami, Bita Farahi, Sedigheh Kianfar

Votes: 6,847

20. Children of Divorce (1990)

93 min | Drama

4.5
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'The Children of Divorce' centers around a subject not frequently discussed. We are presented with different families with one shared issue: divorce. The conflict of separation and changing... See full summary »

Director: Tahmineh Milani | Stars: Mahshid Afsharzadeh, Nima Bank, Jafar Bozorgi, Hamideh Kheirabadi

Votes: 54

21. Gozal (1990)

104 min

6.3
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A striking portrayal of the intricacies of tribal customs, this drama examines the attachment between animals and their owners. A talented Turkman jockey is bequeathed a beautiful horse ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Ali Sajjadi | Stars: Mehdi Mayamei, Firouz Behjat-Mohamadi, Pardis Afkari, Mahmoud Jafari

Votes: 6

22. Tigh-e aftab (1990)

98 min | Action

4.5
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Three centuries ago, a normal day is sent into chaos when a mysterious black horse, dragging the dead body of an old man, interrupts a bunch of nomad children playing around a firepit. The ... See full summary »

Director: Majid Javanmard | Stars: Dariush Arjmand, Mohammad Saleh Ala, Changiz Vossoughi, Homa Rusta

Votes: 15

23. In the Alleys of Love (1991)

87 min

5.7
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We follow a young man reflecting on his life in this thought-provoking tale of childhood. Forced to flee the devastated village of Abadan with his family at the beginning of the war, the ... See full summary »

Director: Khosrow Sinai | Stars: Mehdi Ahmadi, Yousef Jokar, Bahram Zandi, Levon Haftvan

Votes: 26

24. The Legend of a Sigh (1991)

105 min | Drama

5.8
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"The Legend of A Sigh" is a fantastical story which explores the hardships and strengths of women in Iran. Based on the mythology of Azerbaijan, it begins when a woman accidentally summons ... See full summary »

Director: Tahmineh Milani | Stars: Mahshid Afsharzadeh, Jahangir Almasi, Yarta Yaran, Nima Bank

Votes: 86

25. The Singer Cat (1991)

75 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.4
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Hasani who is an orphan is living with his little sister Goldouneh in an orphanage. One day a couple come there to adopt a child. They chose Goldouneh but Hasani who believes that their ... See full summary »

Director: Kambuzia Partovi | Stars: Pegah Ahangarani, Morteza Ahmadi, Mehdi Arian Nejad, Ahmad Reza Asadi

Votes: 230

26. One Ticket, Two Movies! (1991)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

4.9
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Inspired by his recent trip to the USA, a filmmaker (played by Dariush Farhang) dreams of making an action film in modern Iran. Having little experience to draw on, he finds that the task ... See full summary »

Director: Dariush Farhang | Stars: Mehdi Hashemi, Dariush Farhang, Afsaneh Bayegan, Siamak Atlassi

Votes: 143

27. Shans-e zendegi (1991)

84 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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'Chance of Life' tells the enthralling story of a young man, persuaded by a beautiful woman to get involved in a daring heist. The target: valuable, ornate jewels in the possession of her ... See full summary »

Director: Shahriar Parsipoor | Stars: Mehdi Fat'hi, Changiz Vossoughi, Afsaneh Bayegan, Jahangir Forouhar

Votes: 23

28. Baduk (1992)

G | 89 min | Drama, Family

6.6
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Baduk is the name of the child who works in smuggling, due to poverty he and his sister separated, the sister will work as a maid, he keeps trying to reach his sister in vain, finally he ... See full summary »

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mohammad Kasebi, Mehrollah Mazarehi, Norahmad Barahoi, Eydouk Moghaddam

Votes: 345

29. What's Up? (1992)

110 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.7
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The film is about an imaginative and lively student who transforms her immediate family and surroundings when she talks herself into writing a novel.

Director: Tahmineh Milani | Stars: Mahaya Petrossian, Danial Hakimi, Jahangir Almasi, Rashid Aslani

Votes: 213

30. Nargess (1992)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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Adel is a young criminal who frequently teams up with his middle-aged wife Afagh in order to carry out the most audacious schemes. But when Adel falls in love with Narges, he realises he is... See full summary »

Director: Rakhshan Banietemad | Stars: Farimah Farjami, Abolfazl Poorarab, Atefeh Razavi, Reza Karam Rezai

Votes: 315

31. The Need (1992)

82 min | Drama

6.9
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Two boys compete for one job they both need desperately. This movie portrays their rivalry.

Director: Alireza Davoudnejad | Stars: Mohammad-Reza Davoudnejad, Tarahom Fathi, Shojaoddin Habibian, Shohreh Lorestani

Votes: 256

32. Afsaneye mah-palang (1992)

75 min

4.1
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Tragedy strikes a young couple on their wedding day when the groom is attacked and killed by a wild animal. The groom's brother and grieving bride set out on a perilous trip into the forest... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Ali Sajjadi | Stars: Malihe Nikjumand, Mir Mohammad Tajaddod

Votes: 10

33. Do rooye sekke (1992)

3.8
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When a man is released from prison he suffers great hardship attempting to start all over again and adjust to society. Just when he believes he has finally got his life back together, with ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Motevaselani | Stars: Abolfazl Poorarab, Ahmad Hashemi, Leila Mosaddeghi, Morteza Zarrabi

Votes: 48

34. Ghafele (1992)

86 min | Action

5.4
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Crime, drugs, murder, and revenge: 'Ghafeleh' tells the story of two men on both sides of the law and the war they rage within the barren Iranian desert. The players take their marks as a ... See full summary »

Director: Majid Javanmard | Stars: Jamshid Hashempur, Ali Sabet, Hassan Rezai, Katayoun Riahi

Votes: 41

35. The song of Tehran (1992)

4.6
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Avaze Tehran is a unique blend of gangster film and drama. It centers on the adventures of Rahman, a young mineworker who moved to Tehran for a better future, and his friend Ali, who is ... See full summary »

Director: Kamran Ghadakchian | Stars: Abolfazl Poorarab, Bijan Emkanian, Changiz Vossoughi, Fariba Kowsari

Votes: 30

36. The Abadanis (1993)

93 min | Drama, War

7.2
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The car of a war refugee who is now living in Tehran is stolen. He with the help of his son begins a desperate search for finding his stolen car. Meanwhile he meets a man who can help him ... See full summary »

Director: Kianoush Ayari | Stars: Saeed Poursamimi, Hassan Rezai, Saeed Sheikhzadeh, Behrooz Razavi

Votes: 113

37. From Karkheh to Rhein (1993)

93 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Saeed who is suffering from injuries that he received in the Iran-Iraq War, is sent to Germany for treatments. In Germany, he meets his sister and her German husband. Saeed and his sister ... See full summary »

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia | Stars: Ali Dehkordi, Homa Rusta, Hans Noiman, Sadegh Safaie

Votes: 2,883

38. Sara (1993)

102 min | Drama

6.6
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Sara is the perfect young housewife, eager to serve. When husband Hessam requires an expensive emergency operation abroad, it is she who get the funds. For the next three years, it is Sara,... See full summary »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Niki Karimi, Yassamin Maleknasr, Khosro Shakibai, Amin Tarokh

Votes: 649

39. The Spouse (1994)

100 min | Drama, Family

6.5
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The personal life of a couple is challenged when the wife gets a promotion over her husband and becomes his boss.

Director: Mehdi Fakhimzadeh | Stars: Mehdi Hashemi, Fatemah Motamed-Aria, Nasrin Moghanloo, Parastoo Golestani

Votes: 239

40. Hidden Heaven (1994)

Action, Crime, Drama

4.7
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Full of action and suspense, 'Hidden Heaven' is a superb crime drama and forbidden love story. When rich Iranian-American woman Nargess gets married to the humble Ali Reza, her father is a ... See full summary »

Director: Kamran Ghadakchian | Stars: Abolfazl Poorarab, Fatemeh Goudarzi, Hossein Fallah, Samantha Schoenberg

Votes: 26

41. The Indian Gift (1994)

81 min | Comedy

4.5
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Directed by Mohammad Reza Zehtabi, this screwball comedy follows the adventures of Hassan as he struggles to maintain gainful employment. From stealing dogs to transporting the bodies of ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Reza Zehtabi | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Leila Mosaddeghi, Esmail Davarfar, Hamideh Kheirabadi

Votes: 98

42. Kimia (1995)

92 min | Drama, War

6.2
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During the Iran-Iraq war, Reza's wife gives birth, and dies soon afterward. Reza is taken as POW. Shokooh finds Reza's baby and raises her as her own. Many years later, Reza find's his daughter again...

Director: Ahmad Reza Darvish | Stars: Khosro Shakibai, Bita Farahi, Reza Kianian, Nader Rajabpoor

Votes: 279

43. Pari (1995)

115 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Haunted by a book found in her dead brother's room, Pari wanders around to find answers for a meaningful life.

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Niki Karimi, Khosro Shakibai, Ali Mosaffa, Turan Mehrzad

Votes: 867

44. Snowman (1995)

109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A Iranian man (Akbar Abdi) stuck in Turkey, desperately wants to get a VISA to go to America. He starts dressing up as a woman in hopes of marrying an American man to get American citizenship, but he starts having doubts and...

Director: Davood Mir-Bagheri | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Dariush Arjmand, Parviz Parastui, Azita Hajian

Votes: 2,210

45. Born Loser (1995)

Comedy

5.7
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'Pakbakhteh' is a humorous look into the lives of two very different men who share one striking similarity: they have both been losers since birth. When bumbling policeman Abbas moves his ... See full summary »

Director: Gholam-Hossein Lotfi | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Manouchehr Hamedi, Ali Reza Khamseh, Hamideh Kheirabadi

Votes: 73

46. Asheghane (1995)

Drama

4.7
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'Romantic' opens with a joyous and spectacular wedding - themes of romance immediately taking their place as the foundation for the narrative. However, romance is only the starting point. ... See full summary »

Director: Alireza Davoudnejad | Stars: Khosro Shakibai, Bahareh Rahnama, Mohammad-Reza Davoudnejad, Peyman Ghassemkhani

Votes: 86

47. Nish (1995)

5.3
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'Nish' is a noir-esque film brimming with atmosphere - telling the story of a policeman who discovers his family brutally murdered. The mafia are responsible for this monstrous act, ... See full summary »

Director: Homayoon Ass'adian | Stars: Jamshid Hashempur, Abolfazl Poorarab, Gholam-Hossein Lotfi, Hassan Rezai

Votes: 32

48. The Visit (1995)

94 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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The camera of Janet Petrosi a christian girl who studies photography is stolen when she is in the flower market trying to take a photo. Amir a young guy who sells flower with his father ... See full summary »

Director: Mohamad Reza Honarmand | Stars: Mehran Modiri, Mina Lakani, Hamid Abdolmaleki, Davood Asadi

Votes: 443

49. Minoo Watch Tower (1996)

82 min | Drama, War

5.6
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Minoo who is married to Moosa recently, is moving to the new house. But Moosa receive a letter in which he being told to get back to the Minoo Island (a border island between Iran and Iraq)... See full summary »

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia | Stars: Niki Karimi, Ali Mosaffa, Mohamad Reza Sharifinia, Ali Nassirian

Votes: 368

50. The Double Lottie (1996)

93 min | Drama, Family, Musical

6.6
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Two separated twins, each living with a single parent and unaware from other one's existence, meet each other and switch places.

Director: Kiumars Poorahmad | Stars: Khosro Shakibai, Afsaneh Bayegan, Parvindokht Yazdanian, Elahe Allahyari

Votes: 1,727


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