Most Popular Iranian Revolution 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: 550,238 | Gross: $136.03M
2. Not Without My Daughter (1991)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller
An American woman, trapped in Islamic Iran by her brutish husband, must find a way to escape with her daughter as well.
Votes: 11,755 | Gross: $14.79M
3. Persepolis (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
Votes: 84,514 | Gross: $4.45M
4. 3 Faces (2018)
100 min | Drama, History
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.
Votes: 2,575 | Gross: $0.07M
5. Rosewater (2014)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who brutally interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy.
Votes: 10,011 | Gross: $3.13M
6. Rhino Season (2012)
88 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years.
8. All Three of Us (2015)
102 min | Comedy, Drama
An Iranian family survives the shah and the ayatollah and moves to France. This story follows the family through it all. Despite the politics, revolution, prison, beatings, assassinations and suicides this is a comedy.
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Music
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and other international artists of The Silk Road Project discuss their philosophies on music and culture.
Votes: 627 | Gross: $1.16M
10. Terror's Advocate (2007)
Unrated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.
Votes: 1,445 | Gross: $0.04M
12. 1979 Revolution: Black Friday (2016 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Drama
Reza Shirazi, an aspiring photojournalist, who returns to Iran amidst the Iranian Revolution. As he becomes more involved in the events of the Revolution, Reza is forced to make decisions in order to survive.
13. Escape from Iran: The Canadian Caper (1981 TV Movie)
97 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A dramatized account of how the staff of the Canadian Embassy helped a group of American diplomats escape from Iran during the Iranian Revolution.
15. Our Man in Tehran (2013)
85 min | Documentary, History
The events of the Iranian Hostage Crisis and Canada's involvement, especially concerning Ambassador Ken Taylor, are explored.
Votes: 219 | Gross: $0.00M
16. A Dying King: The Shah of Iran (2017)
TV-PG | 85 min | Documentary
On January 16,1979, the then Shah of Iran, left Iran commencing what became a 19-month odyssey to exile in Egypt, Morocco, Bahamas, Mexico, US, Panama, and back to Egypt again where he ... See full summary »
17. Bazm-e Razm (2017)
123 min | Documentary
This documentary is about the vicissitudinous story of Iranian music between 1979-1989. The years just after 1979 Revolution through the end of Iran-Iraq war. The narrative of restrictions ... See full summary »
18. The Mission (1983)
103 min | Drama
An Iranian assassin is sent to the United States to kill a former Iranian official who served under the Shah of Iran. The night before the assassination he find out that his target (Mr. ... See full summary »
19. Marriage of the Blessed (1989)
75 min | Crime, Drama, War
Haji is severely traumatized by the war with Iraq. Back from the front, he's unable to adapt to civilian life. Despite family opposition, his fiancée stands by him as together they ... See full summary »
20. The Queen and I (2008)
90 min | Documentary
Filmmaker and Iranian exile Nahid Persson Sarvestani talks with the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the late Shah of Iran, who was overthrown in 1979.
21. Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary
Today Iranian cinema is one of the most highly regarded national cinemas in the world, regularly winning festival awards and critical acclaim for films which combine remarkable artistry and... See full summary »
22. Plastic Flowers Never Die (2008)
34 min | Documentary, Short
Filmmaker and Anthropologist Roxanne Varzi explores the cultural aftermath of the Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988 by interviewing Iranians and comparing their reactions to her own thoughts and ... See full summary »
Director: Roxanne Varzi
23. Writing on the City (2012)
60 min | Documentary, History
The formation of a city named Tehran goes back to 200 years ago. Before that it was a small village resting between surrounding mountains. Many political and social events have happened in ... See full summary »
25. Drum (2016)
90 min | Crime, Drama
The film is set in a dreamlike atmosphere, the characters do not have names, locations and streets neither. Tehran is the only character whose name is constantly mentioned. The main ... See full summary »
27. Chroniques d'un Iran interdit (2011 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
While winds of freedom blow through the Arab world, the Iranian youth waits. They were the first to rise up against their leaders in 2009.