Charts: Lists

This page shows you the list charts. By default, the movies are ordered by how many times they have been marked as a favorite. However, you can also sort by other information, such as the total number of times it has been marked as a dislike.


  1. Iranian Cinema's icon

    Iranian Cinema

    Favs/dislikes: 35:0. A list of the greatest Iranian films compiled from two MUBI lists, as well as user recommendations. For a (now official) list selected by Iranian critics, check out:
  2. Cinemaya's Greatest Asian Films's icon

    Cinemaya's Greatest Asian Films

    Favs/dislikes: 28:0. In 1998, Cinemaya asked 34 critics (mostly Asian critics) to list their 10 favorite Asian films. Cinemaya published all of these lists in issue #41 of the magazine. #1 Tokyo Story appeared on 20 of the lists. This is a list of films that appeared on at least 2 lists. See [url=]this spreadsheet[/url] for vote counts. 6 of the critics listed "The Apu Trilogy" without specifying an individual film, so I counted each trilogy vote as a vote for all 3 films. You can see some of the top 10 lists in this [url=]Google book preview[/url].
  3. Film magazine's Best Iranian Films of the Last Three Decades (2008)'s icon

    Film magazine's Best Iranian Films of the Last Three Decades (2008)

    Favs/dislikes: 11:0. In 2008, Film magazine asked 40 Iranian critics and authors to vote for the best Iranian films of the last three decades. In 2009, Film magazine made a list of the [url=]best Iranian films of all time[/url].
  4. The Iranian Film 50's icon

    The Iranian Film 50

    Favs/dislikes: 11:0. Fifty films essential to understanding Iranian cinema by Houshang Golmakani, editor-in-chief of the Iranian Film Monthly. Not on imdb: Reza Chelcheleh (Mehdi Mirsamadzadeh, 1971)
  5. FIFF - History of Iranian Cinema by its Creators's icon

    FIFF - History of Iranian Cinema by its Creators

    Favs/dislikes: 10:0. In 2014, the organization of the 28th Fribourg International Film Festival asked 14 Iranian directors to name the best Iranian films. The results are the 27 films on this list. The participants were [url=]Mania Akbari[/url], [url=]Kaveh Bakh-tiari[/url], [url=]Bahram Beizai[/url], [url=]Asghar Farhadi[/url], [url=]Sepideh Farsi[/url], [url=]Mahmoud Ghaffari[/url], [url=]Bahman Ghobadi[/url], [url=]Mohsen Makhmalbaf[/url], [url=]Shahram Mokri[/url], [url=]Amir Naderi[/url], [url=]Jafar Panahi[/url], [url=]Shirin Neshat[/url], [url=]Rafi Pitts[/url] and [url=]Mohammad Rasoulof[/url]. #1: 5 votes #2-4: 4 votes #5-7: 3 votes #8-9: 2 votes #10-27: 1 vote
  6. Film's Top 10 Iranian Films's icon

    Film's Top 10 Iranian Films

    Favs/dislikes: 4:0. A total of 92 Iranian critics took part in a poll conducted in September 2009 by Film magazine with Behzad Rahimiyan as guest editor in chief and the critics were asked to choose 10 top Iranian and foreign films they had seen in their lives. In Iranian cinema, like the world cinema, top movies are selected from time to time by film experts and the results have been always attractive to film buffs. If this occurred for the world cinema for the first time in 1952 and during an international exhibition in Brussels, the Movie Star monthly did it for the first time in Iran in 1971. In that poll, Vertigo, Rosemary’s Baby and 2001: A Space Odyssey were on top of the list. However, a year later, Film quarterly repeated the poll on the Iranian films with Dariush Mehrjui’s The Cow (1969) ranking the first. A similar poll was conducted in 1978 by a newspaper as a result of which the top film was Sohrab Shahid Sales’ Still Life (1975)... The third poll was conducted in September 2009 with a higher number of participants; that is, 92 critics and firm writers. During the past decade, many film writers have been writing critiques on films and Film magazine officials chose those where have been more serious and more exact or who have been doing this for a long period of time. The result of the above poll is as follows I I'm pretty unsure on movie number 6 on this list. The source says It's name is deadlock. But that title isn't on IMDb, either the film isn't on IMDb or it is another of the films made by Amir Naderi around 1973. The reason there are 11 movies on this list is that the two last films got the same amount of points.
  7. Interesting Iranian Movies's icon

    Interesting Iranian Movies

    Favs/dislikes: 4:0.
  8. Bahman Ghobadi Filmography's icon

    Bahman Ghobadi Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 3:0. All the films directed by Bahman Ghobadi.
  9. Majid Majidi Filmography's icon

    Majid Majidi Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 3:0. All the films directed by Majid Majidi.
  10. Bahram Beizai Filmography's icon

    Bahram Beizai Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. All the films directed by Bahram Beizai.
  11. Tahmineh Milani Filmography's icon

    Tahmineh Milani Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. All the films directed by Tahmineh Milani.
  12. Dariush Mehrjui Filmography's icon

    Dariush Mehrjui Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 1:1. All the films directed by Dariush Mehrjui.
  13. Film magazine's Best Iranian Films (2 votes)'s icon

    Film magazine's Best Iranian Films (2 votes)

    Favs/dislikes: 1:0. In 2009, Film magazine asked 92 Iranian critics to vote for the best Iranian films. This is a list of films that received 2 votes.
  14. Golshifteh Farahani Filmography's icon

    Golshifteh Farahani Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 1:0. Feature films with Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani
  15. Middle Of The East's icon

    Middle Of The East

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0.
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