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
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
7.0
67 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: 107,833 | Gross: $66.66M

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: 63,306 | Gross: $45.50M

The Living Daylights (1987)
6.7
60 metascore

The Living Daylights (1987)

PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

James Bond is sent to investigate a KGB policy to kill all enemy spies and uncovers an arms deal that potentially has major global ramifications.

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

Votes: 86,032 | 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: 48,483 | 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: 76,353 | Gross: $15.80M

Nobel (2016– )

360 min | Thriller

In NOBEL, two stories carefully intertwine as a returning soldier and family man becomes a pawn in a political international game. As the stakes grow higher he is forced to discover just how far one should go in the name of peace.

Stars: Aksel Hennie, Atheer Adel, Mohammad-Ali Behboudi, Danica Curcic

Votes: 5,431

A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)
5.1
28 metascore

A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

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: 5,751

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, Cansu Tosun, Çagla Naz Kargi, Ushan Çakir

Votes: 28

Combat Girls (2011)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama

Marisa hates foreigners, and she finds them guilty of the decline of her country. But her convictions will slowly evolve when she accidentally meets a young Afghan refugee.

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

Votes: 4,520

The Orphanage (2019)

90 min | Drama

A 15-year-old ticket scalper in Kabul dreams of Bollywood until the Soviets force him into a state facility.

Director: Shahrbanoo Sadat | Stars: Anwar Hashimi, Quodratollah Qadiri, Sediqa, Ahmad Fayaz Osmani

Votes: 402

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: 8,912 | Gross: $0.38M

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: 2,235 | Gross: $0.10M

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: 3,035 | Gross: $0.30M

Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl) (2019)

TV-MA | 39 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You're A Girl) is the story of young Afghan girls learning to read, write-and skateboard-in Kabul.

Director: Carol Dysinger | Stars: Fatima, Kashida

Votes: 757

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: 2,897

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: 796

Osama (2003)
7.3
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: 8,509 | Gross: $1.13M

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: 1,005

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: 228

Rona, Azim's Mother (2018)

80 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: 196

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: 122

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: 2,182 | 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: 258

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: 561 | Gross: $0.01M

The Dogs Didn't Sleep Last Night (2020)

90 min | Drama | Post-production

In a remote area in Afghanistan, stories of the lives of a young shepherdess, a bridcatcher boy and a mourning teacher are intertwined by the wounds of war which are still bleeding.

Director: Ramin Rasouli | Stars: Negin Parsa, Atefeh Amini, Qasem Alizadeh, Amir Hossein Sadeghi

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: 1,316

Utopia (I) (2015)

85 min | Drama

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: 87

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: 442

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: 593

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: 389

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: 57

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: 369

An Apple from Paradise (2010)

85 min | Drama, War

A pious old man, who is a proponent of suicide attackers, comes to Kabul to visit his only son, who, after the holy war had remained in the Soviet Union. He had enrolled his son in a ... See full summary »

Director: Homayun Morowat | Stars: Hashmat Fanaei, Radzhab Khuseynov, Mohaiuddin Safa, Wali Talsh

Votes: 20

Hava, Maryam, Ayesha (2019)

86 min | Drama

Three Afghan women from different social background, living in Kabul, are facing a big challenge in their lives. Hava, a traditional pregnant woman whom no one cares about, is living with ... See full summary »

Director: Sahraa Karimi | Stars: Arezoo Ariapoor, Fereshta Afshar, Hasiba Ebrahimi

Votes: 77

Radio Dreams (2016)
6.1
74 metascore

Radio Dreams (2016)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

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, Larry Laverty, Kyle Kernan, Boshra Dastournezhad

Votes: 245 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 549

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: 104

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: 44

Elephantbird (2018)

15 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

The last wish of an old Afghan man is to give his "elephant-bird" (turkey) to his grandchild, but this simple wish is hard to realize.

Director: Amir Masoud Soheili | Stars: Gholam Farouq Baraki, Hashmat Fanaei, Naser Hashemi, Alavi Sayed Murteza

Votes: 7

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: 84

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: 663

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: 288

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: 749

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: 244

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: 756

Frontrunner (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

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

Director: Virginia Williams

Votes: 18

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: 885

Angels Are Made Of Light (2018)
6.3
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: 69 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 935 | Gross: $0.10M

Firedancer (2002)
6.9
46 metascore

Firedancer (2002)

79 min | Drama

A young Afghan-American on a journey of "self-discovery".

Directors: Ashok Nanda, Jawed Wassel | Stars: Zee Richard, Mariam Weiss, Yunis Azizi, Samira Cameron

Votes: 20

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