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



1. A Separation (2011)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Thriller

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: 199,187 | Gross: $7.10M

2. Children of Heaven (1997)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Family

8.3
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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: 54,431 | Gross: $0.93M

3. The Salesman (2016)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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85 Metascore

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.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Mina Sadati, Babak Karimi

Votes: 42,076 | Gross: $2.40M

4. 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: 1,984 | Gross: $0.07M

5. Close-Up (1990)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.3
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The true story of Hossain Sabzian that 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: 12,706 | Gross: $0.00M

6. Taxi Tehran (III) (2015)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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91 Metascore

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

Director: Jafar Panahi | Star: Jafar Panahi

Votes: 11,975 | Gross: $0.32M

7. No Date, No Signature (2017)

99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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71 Metascore

Kaveh Nariman is a coroner in the medical examiner's office. One day at his work he meets a corpse which is very familiar to him.

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

Votes: 1,858 | Gross: $0.04M

8. Taste of Cherry (1997)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.7
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An Iranian man drives his truck 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: 19,257 | Gross: $0.31M

9. 6.5 Toman Per Meter (2019)

130 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: 1,124

10. Life+1Day (2016)

95 min | Drama

8.3
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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: 6,471

11. 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: 11,586

12. The Monster (2019– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Houshang is a simple and honest teacher who is satisfied with his life and does not have much interest in the world, but unwittingly goes in a way that changes his life and enters the ... See full summary »

Stars: Farhad Aslani, Mehran Modiri, Mohammad Bahrani, Sima Tirandaz

Votes: 364

13. The Warden (2019)

100 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.5
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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.

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

Votes: 575

14. Fireworks Wednesday (2006)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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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: 8,517

15. 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: 8,372 | Gross: $0.12M

16. Hattrick (2018)

93 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Four friends run over something after a party in this psychological thriller set in Iran of the empty lives of the middle class when they get together in groups, emotional explosions start happening along moral fault lines.

Director: Ramtin Lavafipour | Stars: Amir Jadidi, Parinaz Izadyar, Saber Abar, Mahoor Alvand

Votes: 185

17. 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: 7,319 | Gross: $0.13M

18. Sheeple (2018)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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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: 1,590

19. Emanuelle Around the World (1977)

R | 97 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.0
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Famous undercover journalist Emanuelle teams with her friend Cora Norman to uncover a white slave ring that traffics in women kidnapped from various locales around the world. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Laura Gemser, Ivan Rassimov, Karin Schubert, Don Powell

Votes: 682

20. 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, Golnaz Farmani

Votes: 6,875 | Gross: $0.18M

21. Ten (2002)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.5
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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, Amin Maher, Kamran Adl, Roya Akbari

Votes: 6,247 | Gross: $0.11M

22. Rahman 1400 (2019)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Rahman is the custodian of a company and the doctor has told him that he will die soon. He decides to with the help of his friend Anush make a plan and inherit some money for his family.

Director: Manouchehr Hadi | Stars: Bahram Afshari, Saeed Aghakhani, Sareh Bayat, Mohammad Reza Golzar

Votes: 104

23. The Report (1977)

112 min | Drama

7.1
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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.

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

Votes: 579

24. The Circle (2000)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.5
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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: 5,314 | Gross: $0.67M

25. Damascus Time (2018)

113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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Two Iranian pilots are in a special mission to save the people of a small Syrian city who are surrounded by the terrorists. But they have to face many challenges before manage to accomplish their mission.

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia | Stars: Babak Hamidian, Hadi Hejazifar, Pierre Dagher, Layth Al-Mufti

Votes: 1,400

26. Disappearance (2017)

89 min | Drama

6.7
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During a dramatic night, two young lovers run from hospital to hospital seeking for an help for some complications after their first time. They'll have to confront with the indifference of some doctors and avoid them to call their parents.

Director: Ali Asgari | Stars: Nazanin Ahmadi, Pedram Ansari, Sadaf Asgari, Mohammad Heidari

Votes: 303

27. House of Paper (2017)

99 min | Drama

5.1
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A famous journalist who was out of job for a few years after being arrested, is living with his only daughter in Iran . She is also a journalist. Death of a writer returns an old love from ... See full summary »

Director: Mehdi Sabbaghzadeh | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Tina Pakravan, Setareh Eskandari, Alireza Kamali

Votes: 99

28. Beautiful City (2004)

98 min | Drama

7.8
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69 Metascore

Directed by multi-award winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, 'Beautiful City' is a cinematic gem not to be missed. Akbar has just turned eighteen. He has been held in a rehabilitation centre ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 4,268

29. When the Moon Was Full (2019)

137 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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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 Shakerdust, Hootan Shakiba, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Pedram Sharifi

Votes: 272

30. The Traveler (1974)

83 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hassan Darabi, Pare Gol Atashjameh, Masud Zandbegleh, Mostafa Taheri

Votes: 1,095

31. A Moment of Innocence (1996)

78 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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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: 2,690 | Gross: $0.04M

32. The Cow (1969)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 5,236

33. The Deer (1974)

120 min | Drama

8.1
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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 »

Director: Masud Kimiai | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Faramarz Gharibian, Nosrat Partovi, Garshasb Raoufi

Votes: 1,709

34. The Glass Agency (1998)

114 min | Action, Drama, Romance

8.0
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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 »

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Reza Kianian, Habib Rezaei, Qhasem Zare

Votes: 5,081

35. I Am a Mother (2012)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Ava is sentenced to capital punishment for the murder of saeed, the friend of his father and her lover who had raped her.

Director: Fereydoun Jeyrani | Stars: Baran Kosari, Farhad Aslani, Habib Rezaei, Hengameh Ghaziani

Votes: 916

36. Hamoun (1990)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 5,781

37. Pig (2018)

104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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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: Hasan Majuni, Leila Hatami, Leili Rashidi, Parinaz Izadyar

Votes: 927

38. Hussein, Who Said No (2014)

160 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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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, Anoshirvan Arjmand, Leila Bloukat, Ahmad Reza Darvish

Votes: 561

39. Bomb: A Love Story (2018)

95 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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The film is based on the Tehran's Bombardment conditions in 1988.

Director: Payman Maadi | Stars: Leila Hatami, Payman Maadi, Siamak Ansari, Habib Rezaei

Votes: 551

40. In This World (2002)

R | 88 min | Drama

7.4
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75 Metascore

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 »

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah, Imran Paracha, Hiddayatullah

Votes: 3,950

41. I'm Not Angry! (2014)

110 min | Drama

7.0
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I'm not Angry. is the story of Navid, a starred and expelled university student who - while trying to provide the least requirements of a normal life -, tries not to get angry when he is ... See full summary »

Director: Reza Dormishian | Stars: Baran Kosari, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Milad Rahimi, Bahram Afshari

Votes: 1,145

42. Flaming (2018)

97 min | Drama

5.9
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The story of a man who feels that he has not become anything in his life which is affecting all his life.

Director: Hamid Nematollah | Stars: Amin Hayayee, Zahra Hatami, Dara Hayayee, Mozhgan Saberi

Votes: 164

43. Golgo 13 (1973)

104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Golgo 13 is assigned to murder a man named Boss Goa.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Ken Takakura, Mohsen Sohrabi, Jaleh Sam, Pouri Baneai

Votes: 163

44. The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966)

GP | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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United Nations narcotics agents attempt to trace heroin shipments from the Afghanistan-Iran border to the main European distributor.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Yul Brynner, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 722

45. Cold Sweat (2018)

85 min | Drama, Sport

6.2
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Afrooz is the captain of the women's futsal team in Iran. After 11 years of hard work, her dream comes true: Iran is in the final of the Asian Nations Cup. But when she embarks for Malaysia... See full summary »

Director: Soheil Beiraghi | Stars: Baran Kosari, Amir Jadidi, Leili Rashidi, Hoda Zeinolabedin

Votes: 215

46. Shabhaye Barareh (2005–2006)

PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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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: Siamak Ansari, Shaghayegh Dehghan, Ali Kazemi, Mehran Modiri

Votes: 3,792

47. Hezarpa (2018)

197 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Reza and his friend Mansoor are pickpockets. When Reza by his mother becomes aware that a rich girl has take an oath to marry a war injured person he decides to get close to her and find a way to marry her and inherit her fortune.

Director: Abolhassan Davoodi | Stars: Reza Attaran, Javad Ezati, Sara Bahrami, Mehran Ahmadi

Votes: 1,093

48. This Is Not a Film (2011)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.5
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90 Metascore

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.

Directors: Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Panahi | Stars: Jafar Panahi, Igi, Mrs. Gheirat, Mojtaba Mirtahmasb

Votes: 4,335 | Gross: $0.08M

49. The Music Man (2007)

107 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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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.

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Bahram Radan, Golshifteh Farahani, Masoud Rayegany, Roya Taymourian

Votes: 6,588

50. Hello Mumbai: Salaam Mumbai (2016)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.0
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Ali is an Iranian exchange student from Iran who is studying medicine as a cardio resident in Mumbai. By chance, he saves the life of one of his classmates Karishma, who has attempted ... See full summary »

Director: Ghorban Mohammadpour | Stars: Mohammad Reza Golzar, Dia Mirza, Benyamin Bahadori, Behrouz Chahel

Votes: 741


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