Persian watched listby hooman_bayat | created - 08 Aug 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. The Color Purple (2010)
97 min | Drama, Thriller
An undercover Iranian intelligence officer investigates the political status of a college student, whose parents were active members of the mujahedin khalgh radical group.
2. I Am Taraneh, I Am Fifteen Years Old (2002)
110 min | Drama
Fifteen year old Taraneh, whose widowed father is in jail, refuses the unwanted attentions of carpet salesman Amir - until Amir's mother talks Taraneh into accepting Amir's marriage ... See full summary »
4. Absolutely Tame Is a Horse (2011)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
A corrupted police officer insists on bribing a broke man, so he has to go to everybody and do everything in order to be able to pay him in the very night.
7. 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: 211,209 | Gross: $7.10M
8. 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: 4,440 | Gross: $0.15M
9. A Respectable Family (2012)
90 min | Drama
Upon returning home to Iran after more than two decades abroad, visiting professor Arash is quickly thrust into a past he's spent his whole life trying to escape.
12. What's the Time in Your World? (2014)
101 min | Drama, Romance
A woman comes back from Paris to her country after a long time. She meets a man that she hardly knows, but he knows a lot about her life.
15. 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.
17. From Karkheh to Rhein (1993)
93 min | Drama, War
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 »
18. Leily Is with Me (1996)
95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
During the war with Iraq, an absurd set of events has an Iranian documentary cinematographer seemingly unable to get out of a dangerous project documenting the war.
19. 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 »
20. Rings (1986)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
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 »
21. Snowman (1995)
109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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...
23. 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 »
24. Captain Khorshid (1987)
118 min | Crime, Drama
Khaje Majed informs the authorities about Captain Khorshid smuggling with his ship. The authorities take the smuggling and burn it. Farhan is a new arriver in the port. He wants to smuggle ... See full summary »
25. 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 »
26. When We Are All Sleep (2009)
107 min | Drama
Chakameh who has lost both her husband and child in a car accident meets a guy who recently been released from prison. While she is under pressure from the lawyers to compromise with the ... See full summary »
27. The Tenants (1987)
109 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
28. Desiderium (1978)
111 min | Drama, Romance
Desiderium lyrically charts the hapless loves of three brothers: Majid, the young handicapped brother with a deformed head who falls in love with Aghdas, a prostitute hired by his eldest ... See full summary »
29. 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.
30. Hamoun (1990)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama
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 »
32. Killing Mad Dogs (2001)
135 min | Drama, Mystery, 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.
33. Bashu, the Little Stranger (1989)
120 min | Drama, War
Lost in a foreign part of the country after running away for his life, a little boy whose family have been killed during the war is saved and trained by a middle-aged woman.
34. The Cyclist (1989)
82 min | Drama
The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care, but his day labor digging wells does not pay enough. A friend connects Nasim to a two-bit... See full summary »
35. Negar (2017)
93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
According to the police, Negar's father committed suicide. Having had a happy life, Negar suspects that his death has not happened the way it seems. She starts unfolding the truth through an unconventional investigation.
36. 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.
37. The Bride (1991)
90 min | Drama
Hamid and Mahin are husband and wife and are traveling to the north by their car. But in the way they have an accident with a rural woman. Unlike his wife's disagreement Hamid decides to ... See full summary »
38. Penniless (2009)
108 min | Drama, Romance
A haughty acclaimed newly married fashion designer named Iraj is shown the door by his boss after the boss's son arrives at Iran to take over his father's company. Iraj reluctant to ... See full summary »
40. Day of the Angel (1994)
82 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Nyatollah is a rich stingy guy who loves money. One day when he goes to the court to do a job for a friend he is thrown from the roof. This is the beginning of his acquaintance with Djin and the beginning of his adventure.
41. Canary Yellow (1989)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
After spending all his money buying a piece of land that was already sold to someone else, Nasrallah Madadi finds himself in trouble. To solve his money problems, he then decides to be the ... See full summary »
43. 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."
44. 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: 47,447 | Gross: $2.40M
45. The Past (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery
An Iranian man deserts his French wife and her two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.
Votes: 43,498 | Gross: $1.33M
46. About Elly (2009)
119 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller