List of highest-grossing Iranian films

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List of highest-grossing films
OriginCinema of Iran
Data accessfrom 1985 (38–39 years ago)
Record grossDynamite
by Rls.581.7 billion
from 2021 (2 years ago)
Most holding record5 years:
Eagles
The Changed Man
Deportees 2

This article is a list of the highest-grossing films of Iranian cinema that could get box office record. Currently Solitary directed by Seyed Masoud Atyabi is the highest-grossing Iranian movie in Iran history in the first year of release and excluding inflation. Deportees 2 (Masoud Dehnamaki, 2008) with 5/3 million viewer is the highest-grossing Iranian movie in the first year of release and Eagles (Samuel Khachikian, 1984) with 10/2 million viewer is the highest-grossing movie in Iran during the release years in cinema.

Highest-grossing films[edit]

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Highest-grossing Iranian films
Rank Peak English title Original title Genre Gross (Rls.) Year Director Ref.
1 1 Fossil فسیل Comedy film
2 2 Hotel هتل Comedy film
3 3 Hawaii هاوایی Comedy film
4 1 Solitary انفرادی Comedy film 626,300,000,000 2022 Masoud Atyabi
5 3 Lawless City شهر هرت Comedy film
6 6 Beach Villa ویلای ساحلی Comedy film
7 5 Smart Kid بچه زرنگ Animation
8 1 Dynamite دینامیت Comedy film 620,700,700,000 2021 Masoud Atyabi
9 3 Bucharest بخارست Comedy film
10 3 Sag Band سگ بند Comedy film 400,000,000,000 2022 Mehran Ahmadi
11 2 Guidance Patrol 3 گشت ارشاد ۳ Comedy film 420,848,362,520 2021 Saeed Soheili
12 1 The Singer مطرب Comedy film 385,488,910,000 2019 Mostafa Kiaee [1]
13 1 Centipede هزارپا Comedy film 380,638,480,000 2018 Abolhassan Davoudi [2]
14 9 Conjugal Visit ملاقات خصوصی Drama, Romance film
15 15 ورود و خروج ممنوع Comedy film
16 16 Coconut 2 نارگیل ۲ Comedy film
17 2 Just 6.5 متری شیش و نیم Drama film 271,989,410,000 2019 Saeed Roustaee [3]
18 3 Texas 2 تگزاس ۲ Comedy film 250,892,404,000 2019 Masoud Atyabi [1]
19 10 Dolphin Boy پسر دولفینی Animation
20 2 Rahman 1400 رحمان ۱۴۰۰ Comedy film 225,422,180,000 2019 Manouchehr Hadi [3]
21 11 Grassland علفزار Crime drama film 190,320,000,000 2022 Kazem Daneshi
22 22 Alligator Blood تمساح خونی Comedy film Javad Ezzati
23 11 TiTi تی تی Drama film 150,000,000,000 2022 Ida Panahandeh
24 15 لوپتو Animation
25 1 Sperm Whale 2: Roya's Selection نهنگ عنبر ۲: سلکشن رویا Comedy drama film 209,918,985,000 2017 Saman Moghaddam [4]
26 15 Pinto ابلق Drama film
27 2 Wing Mirror آینه بغل Comedy film 204,972,950,000 2017 Manouchehr Hadi
28 16 Amphibious دوزیست Drama film
29 1 Guidance Patrol 2 گشت ارشاد ۲ Comedy film 197,852,968,000 2017 Saeed Soheili [5]
30 23 3 Puffs سه کام حبس Drama film
31 24 Duet Song آهنگ دونفره Comedy film
32 8 When the Moon Was Full شبی که ماه کامل شد Drama crime film 190,129,820,000 2019 Narges Abyar [1]
33 1 I Am Not Salvador من سالوادور نیستم Comedy film 169,517,710,000 2016 Manouchehr Hadi [6]
34 2 The Good, the Bad, the Corny خوب، بد، جلف Comedy film 163,269,156,000 2017 Peyman Ghasemkhani [7]
35 34 Punch Drunk گیجگاه Comedy film
36 2 The Salesman فروشنده Drama film 157,149,196,000 2016 Asghar Farhadi [8]
37 7 Confiscation مصادره Comedy drama film 156,871,839,000 2018 Mehran Ahmadi [9]
38 13 The Warden سرخپوست Drama mystery film 149,813,210,000 2019 Nima Javidi [1]
39 8 Lottery لاتاری Drama film 148,146,707,000 2018 Mohammad Hossein Mahdavian [9]
40 1 Muhammad: The Messenger of God محمد رسول الله Biographical drama film 146,634,783,000 2015 Majid Majidi [10]
41 34 Leather Jacket Man کت چرمی Drama film
42 10 Texas تگزاس Comedy film 144,391,481,000 2018 Masoud Atyabi [2]
43 43 مسافری از گانورا Animation
44 3 50 Kilos of Sour Cherries پنجاه کیلو آلبالو Comedy romance film 138,242,090,000 2016 Mani Haghighi [11]
45 5 Hello Mumbai سلام بمبعی Romance drama film 137,269,772,000 2016 Ghorban Mohammadpour [8]
46 33 Left, Right چپ، راست Comedy film
47 12 Damascus Time به وقت شام War drama film 130,999,104,000 2018 Ebrahim Hatamikia [12]
48 21 Unsophisticated چشم و گوش بسته Comedy film 128,361,380,000 2019 Farzad Motamen [1]
49 15 Sheeple مغزهای کوچک زنگ زده Drama crime film 127,661,884,000 2018 Houman Seyyedi [2]
50 27 The Situation of Mehdi موقعیت مهدی Biographical war drama film 125,541,442,500 2022 Hadi Hejazifar

Highest-grossing films adjusted for inflation[edit]

  † Background shading indicates films playing in the week commencing 12 April 2024 in Iranian theaters.
Highest-grossing Iranian films as of 1398 SH adjusted for inflation
Rank Title Genre Adjusted gross (2021)

Rls.

Year
1 Deportees 2 War comedy film 545 billion 2009
2 Centipede Comedy film 538 billion 2018
3 Sperm Whale 2: Roya's Selection Comedy drama film 389 billion 2017
4 The Singer Comedy film 385 billion 2019
5 Wing Mirror Comedy film 380 billion 2017
6 Guidance Patrol 2 Comedy film 367 billion 2017
7 I Am Not Salvador Comedy film 344 billion 2016
8 The Good, the Bad, the Corny Comedy film 332 billion 2017
9 Muhammad: The Messenger of God Biographical drama film 325 billion 2015
10 The Salesman Drama film 319 billion 2016

High-grossing films by year[edit]

High-grossing Iranian films by year of release
Year Title Genre Gross

(Rls.)

Ticket sales Ref
1973 Golgo 13 ¥1,100,000,000 Un­known [13][14]
1985 Eagles War drama film 288,401,730 3,245,859 [15]
1986 The Lost Drama film 203,094,090 2,278,889 [16]
1987 The Tenants Comedy drama film 339,238,580 3,051,390 [17]
1988 Kani-Manga War drama film 398,383,770 3,503,908 [18]
1989 Horizon War drama film 373,610,650 2,757,170 [19]
1990 Courtship Drama film 740,623,840 4,340,193 [20]
1991 The Bride Drama romance film 1,152,775,830 4,423,538 [21]
1992 What's Up? Drama comedy film 992,913,480 2,779,863 [22]
1993 The Viper War action film 1,990,308,710 4,517,643 [23]
1994 Kolah Ghermezi and Pesar Khaleh Children(Puppet&Artist) 2,957,930,750 4,301,848 [24]
1995 Flight from the Camp War action film 1,968,071,700 3,102,374 [25]
1996 Strange Sisters Drama film 3,705,246,300 3,219,421 [26]
1997 The Snowman Comedy drama film 5,863,852,200 4,473,277 [27]
1998 The Changed Man Comedy film 8,493,646,200 3,792,033 [28]
1999 Red Drama film 7,949,039,600 3,061,010 [29]
2000 Hemlock [fa] Drama film 7,743,498,700 2,700,269 [30]
2001 Saint Mary Biographical film 6,841,967,500 1,835,501 [31]
2002 Kolah Ghermezi and Sarvenaz [fa] Children(Puppet&Artist) 8,348,851,000 1,561,455 [32]
2003 Tokyo Non-Stop [fa] Drama comedy film 7,252,626,000 1,325,993 [33]
2004 Coma [fa] 11,075,002,500 1,944,858 [34]
2005 The Aquarium [fa] 8,905,683,900 1,274,546 [35]
2006 Cease Fire 16,512,036,500 1,899,231 [36]
2007 Deportees War comedy film 23,178,697,000 2,106,026 [37]
2008 Chargingo [fa] 19,065,055,000 1,379,368 [38]
2009 Deportees 2 [fa] War comedy film 79,283,117,000 5,348,709 [39]
2010 The Kingdom of Solomon Historical religious film 28,496,281,500 1,349,069 [40]
2011 Deportees 3 [fa] War comedy film 47,358,274,400 2,223,457 [41]
2012 Kolah Ghermezi and Bache Naneh Children(Puppet&Artist) 47,541,039,000 1,468,899 [42]
2013 Notoriety Drama comedy film 40,826,050,000 1,128,715
2014 City of Mice 2 [fa] 98,173,134,000 2,334,522 [43]
2015 Muhammad: The Messenger of God Biographical drama film 145,588,293,000 2,463,125 [44]
2016 The Salesman Drama film 157,149,196,000 2,160,050 [45]
2017 Sperm Whale 2: Roya's Selection [fa] Comedy drama film 209,918,955,000 2,674,648 [46]
2018 Centipede Comedy film 380,638,480,000 4,218,793 [47]
2019 Motreb [fa] Comedy film 385,458,342,000 3,297,138 [48]
2020 Drown Drama film
2021 Dynamite Comedy film

Timeline of highest-grossing films[edit]

Timeline of the highest-grossing film record
Timeline Premiere Established Title Record setting gross

(Rls.)

Ref.
1985–1990 1985 1985 Eagles 288,401,730 [49]
1986 477,676,580
1987 531,635,030
1988 604,919,470
1989 666,774,980
1990–1991 1990 1990 Courtship [fa] 740,623,840 [20]
1991–1993 1991 1991 The Bride [fa] 1,152,775,830 [50]
1992 1,261,707,890
1993–1994 1993 1993 The Viper [fa] 1,990,308,710 [23]
1994–1997 1994 1994 Kolah Ghermezi and Pesar Khaleh 2,957,930,750 [51]
1995 4,136,725,700
1996 4,179,493,900
1997–1998 1997 1997 The Snowman [fa] 5,863,852,200 [27]
1998–2003 1998 1998 The Changed Man 8,493,646,200 [52]
1999 9,018,603,300
2000 9,027,622,300
2003–2004 2002 2003 Kolah Ghermezi and Sarvenaz [fa] 9,777,383,000 [53]
2004–2006 2004 2004 Coma 11,075,002,500 [54]
2005 11,089,817,000
2006–2007 2006 2006 Cease Fire 16,512,036,500 [36]
2007–2009 2007 2007 Deportees 23,178,697,000 [55]
2008 23,191,717,000
2009–2014 2009 2009 Deportees 2 79,283,117,000 [39]
2014–2015 2014 2014 City of Mice 2 98,173,134,000 [56]
2015–2016 2015 2015 Muhammad: The Messenger of God 145,588,293,000 [57]
2016–2017 2016 2016 I Am Not Salvador 169,517,171,000 [6]
2017–2018 2017 2017 Sperm Whale 2: Roya's Selection 209,918,955,000 [4]
2018–2019 2018 2018 Centipede 380,638,480,000 [2]
2019– 2019 2019 The Singer 385,458,342,000 [1]

See also[edit]

Endnotes[edit]

References[edit]

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