Most Popular Tehran Iran Movies and TV Shows
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1. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Votes: 536,689 | Gross: $136.03M
2. RoboCop (2014)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy, a loving husband, father and good cop, is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.
Votes: 206,426 | Gross: $58.61M
3. A Separation (2011)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Thriller
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: 198,976 | Gross: $7.10M
5. Queen of the Desert (2015)
PG-13 | 128 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
6. Children of Heaven (1997)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Family
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: 54,317 | Gross: $0.93M
7. 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: 41,983 | Gross: $2.40M
8. Persepolis (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
Votes: 82,390 | Gross: $4.45M
9. Close-Up (1990)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 12,664 | Gross: $0.00M
11. 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: 19,235 | Gross: $0.31M
12. 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: 8,359 | Gross: $0.12M
13. Zero Days (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Documentary
A documentary focused on Stuxnet, a piece of self-replicating computer malware that the U.S. and Israel unleashed to destroy a key part of an Iranian nuclear facility, and which ultimately spread beyond its intended target.
Votes: 7,955 | Gross: $0.10M
15. Septembers of Shiraz (2015)
PG-13 | 110 min | Thriller
Prior to the Iranian revolution it was a place where people of all religions were allowed to flourish. This is the story of a prosperous Jewish family who abandon everything before they are consumed by the passions of revolutionaries.
16. 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: 14,186 | Gross: $1.81M
17. Tehran Taboo (2017)
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: 2,498 | Gross: $0.07M
18. WarGames: The Dead Code (2008 Video)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The United State's Department of Homeland Security is led to believe an American teen hacker playing a terrorist-attack simulator game online is a real terrorist out to destroy the U.S.
19. 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.
21. Baran (2001)
PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 7,309 | Gross: $0.13M
22. The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966)
GP | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
United Nations narcotics agents attempt to trace heroin shipments from the Afghanistan-Iran border to the main European distributor.
23. Chicken with Plums (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death.
Votes: 8,340 | Gross: $0.25M
24. A Moment of Innocence (1996)
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: 2,686 | Gross: $0.04M
25. This Is Not a Film (2011)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
It's been months since Jafar Panahi, stuck in jail, has been awaiting a verdict by the appeals court. By depicting a day in his life, Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb try to portray the deprivations looming in contemporary Iranian cinema.
Votes: 4,330 | Gross: $0.08M
26. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
TV-G | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer.
28. No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)
106 min | Drama, Music
Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so.
Votes: 6,493 | Gross: $0.08M
29. The Deer (1974)
120 min | Drama
Wounded by the police, a thief looks up his old friend in order to leave the proceeds of his theft with him. Instead, he finds that his friend is a drug addict. He sticks around to try and ... See full summary »
30. In This World (2002)
R | 88 min | Drama
In February 2002 in the Shamshatoo Refugee Camp in the North West Frontier Province in Pakistan, there are 53,000 refugees living in sub-human conditions since 1979 with the Soviet Union ... See full summary »
31. Women Without Men (2009)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Against the tumultuous backdrop of Iran's 1953 CIA-backed coup d'état, the destinies of four women converge in a beautiful orchard garden, where they find independence, solace and companionship.
Votes: 2,212 | Gross: $0.18M
33. The Mirror (1997)
95 min | Drama
When a young girl becomes lost in the hustle and bustle of Tehran, her journey turns into a dazzling exercise on the nature of film itself. In this ingenious and daringly original feature, ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,196 | Gross: $0.04M
34. The Music Man (2007)
107 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Not being able to work because of the religious country's prejudice against music, a talented Santour player has to deal with poverty, addiction and the absence of his ex-wife.
36. The Report (1977)
112 min | Drama
The movie revolves around the life of a tax collector who is accused of taking bribes, and also has to deal with problems at home, including the suicide attempt of his wife.
38. The Glass Agency (1998)
114 min | Action, Drama, Romance
The Glass Agency is the story of a war veteran living in post war Iran. It depicts veterans who are suffering from social problems after the war. Society does not understand them and the ... See full summary »
40. Subdued (2017)
103 min | Drama, Romance
After her divorce Mina is in need to financial and emotional supporting. She meets a guy and thinks that this is the man of her dreams. But things are not just as their first seem to be.
41. My Uncle Napoleon (1976– )
770 min | Comedy, Drama
An uproarious adoption of a popular novel by Iraj Pezeshkzad set in and around the family compound in early 1940s Tehran, marvelously rich in personality and incident. The title character, ... See full summary »
42. Killing Mad Dogs (2001)
135 min | Drama, Thriller
While the post-revolution frenzy is at its peak in Iran, a woman attempts to help her secretive husband out of jail by settling his debts for him on her own.
43. Red Rose (I) (2014)
87 min | Drama, Romance
Tehran. June 2009. The uproar of a city swinging with the "Green Wave" of protest to the rigged presidential election. An apartment as a shelter. A man and a woman who belong to two ... See full summary »
45. Tambourine (2008)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
Mohammad is sent to an apartment situated in uptown Tehran to install their satellite dishes, while having satellite TV is illegal in Iran. He arrives there with a girl named Shirin who ... See full summary »
46. My Tehran for Sale (2009)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran, she is forced to lead a secret life in order to express herself ... See full summary »
47. Hezardastan (1988)
720 min | Action, Drama, History
A corrupt, six-fingered detective is sent to recruit a retired assassin now living a secluded life as a calligrapher to assassinate a prominent government official known as Hezardastan who has stolen jewels from a member of the royal family. However, the calligrapher one-ups the detective and holds him as his prisoner and tortures him. The calligrapher begins to reflect upon his life gone by, and... See full summary »
48. Travellers (1991)
90 min | Drama
A young woman's wedding becomes a ritual of mourning when her sister and family die in an auto accident on the way to the wedding. The sisters' mother refuses to accept her daughter's death... See full summary »
49. The Cycle (1977)
101 min | Drama
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 »
50. Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925)
Passed | 71 min | Documentary
The struggles of a hardscrabble Iranian nomadic tribe as they journey through bleak country to reach the grasslands that will save their livestock.