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: 50,437 | Gross: $45.50M

Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
7.1
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: 100,507 | Gross: $66.66M

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: 80,955 | Gross: $51.19M

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: 46,320 | 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: 74,494 | Gross: $15.80M

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: 5,417

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

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: 2,882 | Gross: $0.30M

Dirty Wars (2013)
7.5
76 metascore

Dirty Wars (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

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: 8,711 | Gross: $0.38M

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: 661

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: 8,242 | Gross: $1.13M

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: 4,353

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: 2,867

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: Kirsten Johnson, Roger Phenix

Votes: 1,921 | Gross: $0.10M

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: Cansu Tosun, Damla Sönmez, Ushan Çakir, Defne Kayalar

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: 45

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: 376

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: 20

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: 2,137 | Gross: $0.04M

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: 908

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: 206

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

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: 506 | Gross: $0.01M

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, Andrew Shaver, Homayoun Ershadi, Bhasker Patel

Votes: 74

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: 852

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: 1,251

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: 552

Wajma, an Afghan Love Story (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

It's snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins a clandestine relationship - they're playful and passionate but ever mindful of the... See full summary »

Director: Barmak Akram | Stars: Wajma Bahar, Mustafa Abdulsatar, Haji Gul Aser, Brehna Bahar

Votes: 256

What We Left Unfinished (2019)

71 min | Documentary

WHAT WE LEFT UNFINISHED tells the story of five unfinished fiction feature films from the Communist era in Afghanistan (1978-1991), and the people who went to crazy lengths to make them, in... See full summary »

Director: Mariam Ghani | Stars: Noor Hashim Abir, Adela Adim, Latif Ahmadi, Asadollah Aram

Votes: 5

Afghan Cycles (2018)

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

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: 698

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: 746

Stray Dogs (2004)

93 min | Drama

The story of survival of 2 children in post-Taliban Afghanistan. Their mother has been imprisoned for "adultery" and their father is in Guantanamo Bay.

Director: Marzieh Makhmalbaf | Stars: Gol-Ghotai, Zahed, Agheleh Rezaie, Sohrab Akbari

Votes: 519

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: 345

Fat Shaker (2013)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

An illustration of gradual destruction of an urban monster.

Director: Mohammad Shirvani | Stars: Levon Haftvan, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Maryam Palizban, Hassan Rostami

Votes: 155

Parting (2016)

74 min | Drama, Romance

Two young Afghans,Fereshteh and Nabi, are in love, but Fereshteh has to follow her parents and leave Afghanistan to find refuge in Iran. Nabi decides to illegally cross the border, find ... See full summary »

Director: Navid Mahmoudi | Stars: Reza Ahmadi, Fereshteh Hosseini, Behrang Alavi, Nazanin Bayati

Votes: 192

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

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: 226

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: Afsaneh Dehrouyeh, Elham Ehsas, Lucy Sheen

Votes: 26

Silent Sonata (2011)

77 min | Drama, War

Described as a Slovenian war drama.

Director: Janez Burger | Stars: Leon Lucev, René Bazinet, Pauliina Räsänen, Ravil Sultanov

Votes: 265

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: 318

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: 230

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: 98

Radio Dreams (2016)
6.1
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: 217 | Gross: $0.02M

No Burqas Behind Bars (2012)

77 min | Documentary, Drama

This documentary takes viewers inside one of the worlds most restricted environments - an afghan women's' prison. Through the prisoners own stories we explore how moral crimes are used to control women in Afghanistan.

Directors: Maryam Ebrahimi, Nima Sarvestani

Votes: 155

Frontrunner (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

An account of a brave woman running to become the President of Afghanistan.

Director: Virginia Williams

Votes: 15

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: 55

Baradar (Brother) (2019)

Short, Drama | Completed

Two brothers. One dream. A sea in between.

Director: Beppe Tufarulo | Stars: Danosh Sharifi, Nawid Sharifi

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 Postman (II)

Short, Drama | Completed

The postman of Kabul pens a letter to a lost love.

Director: Elham Ehsas | Star: Ben Turner

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