Famous Movies From Iran

List of popular movies from Iran, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Iran are included. This list of famous films made in Iran includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Iran should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Iran is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

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  • Taste of Cherry
    Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Hossein Noori
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami
  • Close-Up
    Hassan Frazmand, Hooshang Shamaei
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami
  • A Separation
    Peyman Moaadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Asghar Farhadi
  • Baran
    Reza Naji, Abbas Rahimi, Hossein Mahjoub
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Majid Majidi
  • Children of Heaven
    Mohammad Amir Naji, Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Majid Majidi
  • 11'09"01 September 11
    Ernest Borgnine, Tanvi Azmi, Akira Emoto
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Claude Lelouch, Danis Tanović, Ken Loach, Amos Gitai
  • Women Without Men
    Navid Navid, Mina Azarian, Bijan Daneshmand
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari
  • Offside
    Mohammad Kheir-abadi, Karim Khodabandeh, Reza Khayeri
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Jafar Panahi
  • The Color of Paradise
    Mohsen Ramezani, Hossein Mahjoub, Salime Feizi
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Majid Majidi
  • 111 Girls
    Yasemin Ashvan, Reza Behbudi, Mehdi Saki
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Bijan Zmanpira, Nahid Ghobadi
  • Through the Olive Trees
    Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz, Hossein Rezai, Hocine Redai
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami
  • Sara
    Niki Karimi, Dariush Mehrjui, Khosrow Shakibai
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Dariush Mehrjui
  • Life, and Nothing More...
    Farhad Kheradmand, Maassouma Berouana, Bahrovz Aydini
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami
  • Where Is the Friend's Home?
    Ahmed Ahmed Poor, Babek Ahmed Poor, Biman Mouafi
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami
  • The White Balloon
    Aida Mohammadkhani, Mohsen Kalifi, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Jafar Panahi
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami
  • Pari
    Niki Karimi, Ali Mosaffa, Khosrow Shakibai
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Dariush Mehrjui
  • A Little Farther
    Farid Ghobadi, Hasti Iveh, Leila Shoghi
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Nikan Nezami
  • The Circle
    Mariam Parvin Almani, Nargess Mamizadeh, Fareshteh Sadr Orafai
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Jafar Panahi
  • Turtles Can Fly
    Soran Ebrahim, Hiresh Feysal Rahman, Avaz Latif
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Bahman Ghobadi
  • Gabbeh
    Shaghayegh Djodat, Hossein Moharami, Roghieh Moharami
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
  • Leila
    Leila Hatami, Ali Mosaffa, Jamileh Sheikhi
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Dariush Mehrjui
  • A Respectable Family
    Ahu Kheradmand, Behnaz Jafari, Parivash Nazarieh
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Massoud Bakhshi
  • Kandahar
    Niloufar Pazira, Hassan Tantai, Sadou Teymouri
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
  • The Silence
    Araz M. Shirmohamadi, Tahmineh Normatova, Hakem Ghassem
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Mohsen Makhmalbaf