Best Persian Moviesby persiakingdom | created - 15 Feb 2011 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
Best Persian Movies
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1. 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.
2. Stranger (1972)
109 min | Drama
Ghasem (Behrouz Vosooghi) after getting released from the prison goes after his friend Abbas in the south. He there first has a fight with a guy who caused him to be jailed and then meets a... See full summary »
3. Crazy Rook (2015)
110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A group of people who met on social media are forced to work together when one of them commits a crime which if not solved, will concern all of them.
5. Doubt (2009)
131 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Siavash Roozbehan is a young man and he has lost his father after his mysterious suicide.His uncle is managing his father's wealth. He is in love with his cousin Mahtab whose father is his ... See full summary »
6. Life and a Day (2016)
112 min | Drama
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.
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: 233,859 | Gross: $7.10M
9. The Last Supper (2002)
96 min | Drama, Romance
Mrs. Mashreghi, who is a prominent university professor, is divorced from her husband. She leads a happy life for a while until one her students who is almost the same age of her daughter ... See full summary »
10. Darbareye Elly (2009)
TV-PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 50,652 | Gross: $0.11M
12. Melbourne (2014)
91 min | Drama
The film recounts the story of a young couple on their way to Melbourne to continue their studies. However, just a few hours before the departure of their flight, they are unintentionally involved in a tragic event.
13. The Salesman (2016)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama
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: 56,931 | Gross: $2.40M
14. The Report (1977)
112 min | Drama
The life of a tax collector who is accused of taking bribes, and also has to deal with other problems at home, including the suicide attempt of his wife.
15. Just 6.5 (2019)
131 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
16. 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.
17. The Wooden Bridge (2012)
98 min | Drama, Romance
Wooden Bridge was a passage over the northern trench of old Tehran, connecting the capital to the countryside of Shemiran. A connection between old Tehran and modern Tehran.
18. Salve (2010)
91 min | Drama
Ehteram is a wealthy old lady who lives with her grand son in a villa in the north of Iran. One day her sister Ashraf Sadat comes to visit her from Tehran but she actually is after her grand daughter.
19. The Morning of the Fourth Day (1972)
103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Amir is a foul guy who has killed a man in Abadan, he returns to Tehran and continuing his misdeeds trying to convince his girlfriend Zarry to escape with him to the south of Iran.
20. Confiscation (2018)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
The film starts in the 1970s and is the story of a SAVAK's member (Reza Attaran) who involves in many different adventures and challenges.
21. No Men Allowed (2011)
102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This movie is about a strict girls high school whose faculties are all female. After the maternity leave of a chemistry teacher, the principal has to bent the rules for the presence of a male teacher in the girls high school.
22. Here Without Me (2011)
100 min | Drama, Family
The story is about the world of a small family with familiar dreams and not so remarkable problems. The mother is trying to lead everything to save her family, but small events disarrange all her plans.
23. 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.
24. Portrait of a Lady Far Away (2005)
103 min | Drama
An old engineer who has separated from his wife and son and is living alone receive a phone call from a woman who tells him she wants to commit suicide. This put him to face a challenge.
25. Mask (2005)
90 min | Drama, Mystery
An Iranian restaurant owner meets a beautiful lady who is the only child of a wealthy man, and they develop feelings for each other. He introduces her to his handsome best friend, Nima. ... See full summary »
26. Deep Breath (2003)
86 min | Drama, Romance
This is about two guys who are departed from their family in totally different ways, they are anti social and try to live in a large city without any money, one of them fall in love and another one got addicted.
28. 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.
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. Hush! Girls Don't Scream (2013)
106 min | Drama
Shirin is supposed to get married in a couple of hours, but she unexpectedly murders a man. The cause of the crime, rooted in her nightmarish childhood, unravels gradually and the real question emerges: Who is the REAL criminal?
32. Saint Petersburg (2010)
120 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A newly released prisoner and an ostensibly rich youth become aware of the place of the Russian Tsar's long lost treasure by a twist of fate.
33. Salad-e fasl (2005)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Leila, a girl from a poor family, who has no choice but to pick pocket in order to make ends meet. Leila meets Hamid Doosdar, an investor Businessman, while riding Metro that changes her ... See full summary »
34. Children of Heaven (1997)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Family, Sport
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: 71,159 | Gross: $0.93M
36. Low Heights (2002)
115 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A domestic Iranian flight is taken hostage by a man Ghasem who is a refugee of war and has financial problems. He will go any distance for his family and wants to find a better place for living.
37. Dancing in the Dust (2003)
100 min | Drama
When forced to divorce his wife by family and social pressure because her mother is a prostitute, Nazar (Khodaparast) works double shifts to pay back the loan he took out for his impulsive ... See full summary »
38. Felicity Land (2011)
90 min | Drama
A look at the lives of 3 well-off Iranian couples who are ostensibly living an idyllic life and are going to have a get-together for a birthday party. Each couple bearing their own sordid ... See full summary »
40. Red Nail Varnish (2016)
85 min | Drama
Akram is a sixteen years old girl who should struggle with financial and social problems in her life when the world shows her it's ugly face.
42. Sheeple (2018)
103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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 »
43. 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.
44. Unruled Paper (2002)
110 min | Drama, Mystery
"Royaa", mother of two children, tries to follow her dream of becoming a writer, while her life and relationship with her shady architect husband "Jahaan", gets into some serious drama; ... 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. Penniless (2009)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »