Dari (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
12 Strong (2018)
6.6
54 metascore

12 Strong (2018)

R | 130 min | Action, Drama, History

12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

Director: Nicolai Fuglsig | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, Navid Negahban

Votes: 52,263 | Gross: $45.50M

The Living Daylights (1987)
6.7
60 metascore

The Living Daylights (1987)

PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitaker and General Koskov.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabbé, Joe Don Baker

Votes: 81,638 | Gross: $51.19M

Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
7.0
69 metascore

Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams

Votes: 101,105 | Gross: $66.66M

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
6.6
57 metascore

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan.

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina

Votes: 46,644 | Gross: $23.05M

The Kite Runner (2007)
7.6
61 metascore

The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 74,796 | Gross: $15.80M

Angels Are Made of Light (2018)
7.1
82 metascore

Angels Are Made of Light (2018)

117 min | Documentary

A dozen years after his Oscar-nominated Iraq in Fragments, American documentarian James Longley delivers a sweeping, profoundly compassionate group portrait of Afghan students and teachers still weathering national turbulence.

Director: James Longley | Stars: Fazula, Hasiba, Yaldash Mir-Habibullah, Rostam Mir-Mohammed-Ullah

Votes: 28 | Gross: $0.00M

A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)
5.1
28 metascore

A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy

Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.

Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Lauren Graham, Clark Duke, Oliver Platt

Votes: 5,441

Kabul Express (2006)

Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A thrilling story spanning 48 hours of five individuals linked by hate and fear but brought together by fate to finally recognize each other.

Director: Kabir Khan | Stars: John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Salman Shahid, Hanif Hum Ghum

Votes: 2,900 | Gross: $0.30M

Cameraperson (2016)
7.4
86 metascore

Cameraperson (2016)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

Exposing her role behind the camera, Kirsten Johnson reaches into the vast trove of footage she has shot over decades around the world. What emerges is a visually bold memoir and a revelatory interrogation of the power of the camera.

Director: Kirsten Johnson | Stars: Jacques Derrida, Kirsten Johnson, Roger Phenix

Votes: 1,949 | Gross: $0.10M

The Path to 9/11 (2006– )

240 min | Drama, History

A television miniseries on the events leading up to the U.S. terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Stars: Harvey Keitel, Michael Benyaer, Wendy Crewson, Shirley Douglas

Votes: 2,874

Bioscopewala (2018)

91 min | Drama

A woman meets her dead father's old friend, who was the operator of a Bioscope show that she loved in her childhood. Connecting India and Afghanistan, a story of love and cinema unfolds.

Director: Deb Medhekar | Stars: Danny Denzongpa, Geetanjali Thapa, Adil Hussain, Tisca Chopra

Votes: 688

The Giant Buddhas (2005)

95 min | Documentary

A filmmaker's investigation into the destruction of giant Buddha statues in Afghanistan.

Director: Christian Frei | Stars: Taysir Alony, Sayeed Mirza Hussain, Peter Mettler, Nelofer Pazira

Votes: 193

Dirty Wars (2013)
7.5
76 metascore

Dirty Wars (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.

Director: Rick Rowley | Stars: Jeremy Scahill, Nasser Al Aulaqi, Saleha Al Aulaqi, Muqbal Al Kazemi

Votes: 8,741 | Gross: $0.38M

Inbetween Worlds (2014)

98 min | Drama, War

Jesper is a soldier in the German army. Although his brother was killed whilst serving in Afghanistan, he nevertheless reports for a new tour of duty in this war zone. He and his unit are ... See full summary »

Director: Feo Aladag | Stars: Ronald Zehrfeld, Mohsin Ahmady, Saida Barmaki, Salam Yousefzai

Votes: 560

National Bird (2016)
7.1
75 metascore

National Bird (2016)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary

Drone whistleblower interviewed about borderless information gathering by the government.

Director: Sonia Kennebeck | Stars: Barack Obama, Jesselyn Radack

Votes: 514 | Gross: $0.01M

Combat Girls (2011)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama

Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country. She provokes, drinks, fights and her next tattoo will be a ... See full summary »

Director: David Wnendt | Stars: Alina Levshin, Jella Haase, Sayed Ahmad, Gerdy Zint

Votes: 4,377

Osama (2003)
7.4
83 metascore

Osama (2003)

PG-13 | 83 min | Drama

After the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the restriction of women in public life, a pre-teen girl is forced to masquerade as a boy in order to find work to support her mother and grandmother.

Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Khwaja Nader, Mohammad Arif Herati

Votes: 8,280 | Gross: $1.13M

Dust (III) (2016)

Action, Drama

Azra, Emir, Ahmet are three siblings who were born and raised in Istanbul, their family originally from Afghanistan. After their mother's death, Azra who regrets about her weakness of ... See full summary »

Director: Gozde Kural | Stars: Sayeed Masud Ahmadi, Erkan Akbulut, Haji Gul Aser, Muhammed Cangören

Votes: 107

Unfinished Sky (2007)

94 min | Drama, Romance

An Outback farmer takes in an Afghani woman who has fled from a brothel.

Director: Peter Duncan | Stars: William McInnes, Monic Hendrickx, Milo, Bille Brown

Votes: 909

Sonita (2015)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions.

Director: Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami | Stars: Sonita Alizadeh, Latifah Alizadeh, Fadia Alizadeh, Ahmad Ahmadi

Votes: 702

I Am You (2019)

89 min | Drama

I Am You is inspired by the story of a refugee, the horrendous conditions before his heroic journey, the heartbreaking indifference confronting him along the way, and the uplifting power and humanity found in hope, truth and justice.

Director: Sonia Nassery Cole | Stars: Damla Sönmez, Ushan Çakir, Defne Kayalar, Begüm Akkaya

Hell and Back Again (2011)
6.5
81 metascore

Hell and Back Again (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »

Director: Danfung Dennis | Stars: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss

Votes: 2,146 | Gross: $0.04M

Wolf and Sheep (2016)

86 min | Drama

Based upon unpublished diaries, the film assumes the role of an anthropologist observing remote shepherd communities in Afghanistan where wolves and sheep have equal importance.

Director: Shahrbanoo Sadat | Stars: Sediqa, Qodrat, Amina, Sahar

Votes: 233

Emaan (2011)

81 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

The film is based around the life of Emaan, a young, honest policeman who doesnt mind bending the rules to uphold justice. The story begins with the police investigating the rape and murder... See full synopsis »

Director: Haris Yosufi | Stars: Tamana Amini, Emaan, Roientan Enkesar, Abida Frotan

Votes: 27

Day One (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 25 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

On her first day in Afghanistan, an interpreter for the US Army is forced to deliver the child of an enemy bomb-maker.

Director: Henry Hughes | Stars: Layla Alizada, Navid Negahban, Alexia Pearl, Bill Zasadil

Votes: 744

Where the Light Shines

100 min | Documentary | Post-production

When two men compete to qualify in the Winter Olympics for the first time for Afghanistan, they realize that home is worth fighting for. In their wake they leave a passion for skiing and a ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Etter

Azadi (2005)

20 min | Short, Drama

Azadi follows the plight of an Afghan schoolteacher and his asthmatic son, who escape their oppressive Taliban homeland in search of a new life in Australia.

Director: Anthony Maras | Stars: Seleman Haider, Rodney Afif, Rod Gasson, Sharon Johal

Votes: 31

Utopia (2015)

85 min | Drama, War

Janan, a woman from Afghanistan, travels to the UK for artificial insemination. Cultural, religious, and moral complications explode when William, a medical sciences student working in the clinic, switches the donor's semen for his own.

Director: Hassan Nazer | Stars: Hannah Spearritt, Bhasker Patel, Homayoun Ershadi, Andrew Shaver

Votes: 74

Radio Dreams (2016)
6.2
74 metascore

Radio Dreams (2016)

93 min | Comedy

A brilliant and misunderstood Iranian writer struggles to pursue his ambitious goal of bringing together Metallica and Kabul Dreams, Afghanistan's first rock band.

Director: Babak Jalali | Stars: Lars Ulrich, Boshra Dastournezhad, Kyle Kernan, Larry Laverty

Votes: 223 | Gross: $0.02M

Frame by Frame (2015)
8.0
84 metascore

Frame by Frame (2015)

85 min | Documentary, War

When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, taking a photo was a crime. After the regime fell from power in 2001, a fledgling free press emerged and a photography revolution was born. Now, as ... See full synopsis »

Directors: Alexandria Bombach, Mo Scarpelli | Stars: Massoud Hossaini, Wakil Kohsar, Najibullah Musafer, Farzana Wahidy

Votes: 107

Earth and Ashes (2004)

102 min | Drama

Elderly Dastaguir and his newly deaf 5-year-old grandson Yassin hitchhike and walk, but mostly walk, as they make their way to the coal mine where Dastaguir's son Murad works. Dastaguir ... See full summary »

Director: Atiq Rahimi | Stars: Abdul Ghani, Jawan Mard Homayoun, Sher Agah, Kader Arefi

Votes: 320

Rockaway (2007)

R | 78 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Trane is a decorated war hero just shipped home to the States from Afghanistan after the brutal murder of his wife and child back in Rockaway, Queens. Upon his return, Trane encounters his ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeff Crook, Josh Crook | Stars: Nicholas Gonzalez, Mario Cimarro, Oleg Taktarov, Vitali Baganov

Votes: 380

At Five in the Afternoon (2003)

105 min | Drama

In a post-Taliban Afghanistan a young woman (Agheleh Rezaie) attends school against her conservative father's will, hoping to learn more about democracy to fulfill her dream of being the country's next president.

Director: Samira Makhmalbaf | Stars: Agheleh Rezaie, Abdolgani Yousefrazi, Razi Mohebi, Marzieh Amiri

Votes: 1,256

Chasing Asylum (2016)

90 min | Documentary

Chasing Asylum tells the story of Australia's cruel, inhumane treatment of asylum seekers and refugees, examining the human, political, financial and moral impact of current and previous policy.

Director: Eva Orner | Stars: John Howard, Julia Gillard, Tony Abbott, Scott Morrison

Votes: 208

4.1 Miles (2016)

26 min | Documentary, Short

A coast guard captain on a small Greek island is suddenly charged with saving thousands of refugees from drowning at sea.

Director: Daphne Matziaraki | Stars: Christos Sapounas, Giorgos Tsagarellis

Votes: 859

Opium War (2008)

90 min | Drama, War

Two American soldiers wounded in the Afghanistan desert stumble across a Russian tank which has a group of Afghanis living inside.

Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Peter Bussian, Joe Suba, Fawad Samani, Jawanmard Paiez

Votes: 84

Our Kind of Love (2018)

Short, Drama

Samira, an Afghan village girl, is on her first date in London.

Directors: Azeem Bhati, Elham Ehsas | Stars: Elham Ehsas, Afsaneh Dehrouyeh, Lucy Sheen

Votes: 36

Rona, Azim's Mother (2018)

89 min | Drama

Azim, an afghan refugee, who works at the municipality at night, lives in Tehran along with his family. Being the head of entire family and as the eldest brother, he arranges for his ... See full summary »

Director: Jamshid Mahmoudi | Stars: Mohsen Tanabandeh, Mojtaba Pirzadeh, Fatemeh Hosseini, Fereshteh Hosseini

Votes: 60

Tell Spring Not to Come This Year (2015)

84 min | Documentary, War

The war in Afghanistan, through the eyes of the Afghans who live it.

Directors: Saeed Taji Farouky, Michael McEvoy

Votes: 349

The Escape (2009)

114 min | Drama, Thriller

A Danish journalist is taken hostage in Afghanistan by a terror group that threatens to kill her if Denmark does not withdraw their troops from the country.

Director: Kathrine Windfeld | Stars: Iben Hjejle, Lars Mikkelsen, Faegh Zamani, Henrik Prip

Votes: 655

Ayaneh (2019)

14 min | Short, Drama

Set in Switzerland, our story follows Ayaneh, a young refugee from Afghanistan. One day at a public swimming pool she meets Anna and instantly feels attracted to her. As the relationship ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Greinacher | Stars: Mo Ahmadi, Afsaneh Dehrouyeh, Ladina von Frisching, Mithra Zahedi

Mina Walking (2015)

110 min | Drama

12 year-old Mina cooks, sews, washes and works selling knick-knacks on the war-torn streets of Kabul to feed her neglectful father and senile grandfather. Nobody praises her. She spends her life walking without looking back or stopping.

Director: Yosef Baraki | Stars: Farzana Nawabi, Hashmatullah Fanai, Qadir Aryaie, Marina Golbahari

Votes: 74

Addicted in Afghanistan (2009)

78 min | Documentary

Afghanistan is a country devastated by the horrors of war, crime, violence and poverty. It is also a country blighted with the cultivation and supply of opium. Although it is estimated that... See full summary »

Director: Jawed Taiman

Votes: 46

The Black Tulip (2010)
7.2
37 metascore

The Black Tulip (2010)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Family

The Mansouri family opens up a new restaurant after the fall of the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan only to be subsequently targeted by factional Taliban elements.

Director: Sonia Nassery Cole | Stars: Haji Gul Aser, Sonia Nassery Cole, Leo Solomon, Somajia Razaya

Votes: 79

The Prince of Nothingwood (2017)

85 min | Documentary

French documentarist Sonia Kronlund follows actor and director Salim Shaheen, an Afghan movie star who produced more than 110 low-budget movies in a country devastated by war.

Director: Sonia Kronlund | Stars: Qurban Ali, Salim Shaheen, Sonia Kronlund

Votes: 228

Afghan Star (2009)
7.3
78 metascore

Afghan Star (2009)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, Music

A look at how contestants on the a musical contest program "Pop Idol" in Afghanistan risk their lives to appear on the show.

Director: Havana Marking | Stars: Habib Amiri, Setara Hussainzada, Rafi Naabzada, Lima Sahar

Votes: 915 | Gross: $0.10M

Black Kite (2017)

87 min | Drama

Arian loves kites but a changing Afghanistan stands in his way. When the Taliban take power and ban kite flying, he all but gives up on his passion. However, to give his daughter Seema a ... See full summary »

Director: Tarique Qayumi | Stars: Haji Gul Aser, Leena Alam, Zohra Nasim, Hamid Noorzay

Votes: 25

Eine mörderische Entscheidung (2013 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

A dramatized reconstruction of events in restless Afgna province Kunduz, in 2009, and the ensuing trial of the German NATO contingent commander, colonel Klein. After the tragic loss of ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Ley | Stars: Matthias Brandt, Axel Milberg, Vladimir Burlakov, Ludwig Trepte

Votes: 90

Afghan Cycles (2018)

90 min | Documentary

Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women's rights - human rights - and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a ... See full summary »

Director: Sarah Menzies

Votes: 13

Day 39 (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

An inexperienced young soldier on his first deployment and a seasoned Ranger medic fight to save a young mother and her unborn child on the Afghan battlefield.

Director: Jesse Gustafson | Stars: John Brodsky, Dion Mucciacito, Pooya Mohseni, Arash Mokhtar

Votes: 21

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