Best Golshifteh Farahani movies

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Best Golshifteh Farahani movies
We present our ranking of the best Golshifteh Farahani movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Golshifteh Farahani.

TOP 20:
Sophie's Misfortunes
Sophie's Misfortunes
Original Title: Les malheurs de Sophie
Golshifteh Farahani as: Madame de Réan
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 2016
Sophie is far from being the model little girl one would like her to be, unlike her friends Camille and Madeleine. She always insists on having her own way, often getting into trouble, to the despair of one and all. But her mother is unbending and otherwise inclined. She wants her daughter to enjoy the essential of a good upbringing. She will not let her get away with anything, and poor Sophie will often have to live with the consequences of her bad behavior and learn her lesson. Which is not always very easy!

TOP 19:
There Be Dragons
There Be Dragons
Golshifteh Farahani as: Leila
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2011
Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life of Josemaria Escriva, the controversial founder of Opus Dei, the young journalist Robert uncovers hidden stories of his estranged father Manolo, and is taken on a journey through the dark, terrible secrets of his family’s past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dougray Scott movies?


TOP 18:
Finding Altamira
Finding Altamira
Original Title: Altamira
Golshifteh Farahani as: Conchita
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2016
The story of nine-year old Maria and her father Marcelino who, in 1879, found the first pre-historic cave paintings at the now world famous Altamira cave.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rupert Everett movies?

TOP 17:
Exodus: Gods and Kings
Exodus: Gods and Kings
Golshifteh Farahani as: Nefertari
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Release: 2014
The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Indira Varma movies?

TOP 16:
Eden
Eden
Golshifteh Farahani as: Yasmin
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 2014
Paul, a teenager in the underground scene of early-nineties Paris, forms a DJ collective with his friends and together they plunge into the nightlife of sex, drugs, and endless music.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Harris movies?


TOP 15:

Arab Blues

Arab Blues
Original Title: Un divan à Tunis
Golshifteh Farahani as: Selma
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2020
Selma, a psychoanalyst, deals with a cast of colorful new patients after returning home to Tunisia to open a practice.

TOP 14:

The Night Eats the World

The Night Eats the World
Original Title: La nuit a dévoré le monde
Golshifteh Farahani as: Sarah
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 2018
After waking up in an apartment where only the night before a party was raging, Sam is forced to come to grips with reality: He is now alone and the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris. Petrified with fear, Sam is going to have to barricade himself inside the building and organize his survival. But is he really the sole survivor?

TOP 13:

Two Friends

Two Friends
Original Title: Les deux amis
Golshifteh Farahani as: Mona
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2015
Mona, a prisoner on work release, meets Clément, a shy actor. Desperate to impress Mona, Clément recruits his extroverted friend, Abel, to help. When Mona becomes more interested in Abel, it sets off a conflict between the two friends. Meanwhile, Mona attempts to keep her past hidden.


TOP 12:

Christmas & Co.

Christmas & Co.
Original Title: Santa & Cie
Golshifteh Farahani as: Amélie
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2017
Christmas is on its way and with it disaster. The 92,000 responsible for manufacturing children's toys all become sick at the same time! It's a tough moment for Santa, better known as Father Christmas. He's left no choice: he must make an emergency trip to Earth with his reindeer to search for a remedy. When he arrives, he must find some allies to save the magic of Christmas.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Audrey Tautou movies?

TOP 11:

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Golshifteh Farahani as: Shansa
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 2017
Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong young man in the British navy.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jacob Elordi movies?

TOP 10:

Body of Lies

Body of Lies
Golshifteh Farahani as: Aisha
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2008
The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – watches Ferris. At the other end of that real-time link is the CIA’s Ed Hoffman, strategizing events from thousands of miles away. And as Ferris nears the target, he discovers trust can be just as dangerous as it is necessary for survival.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Gaston movies?


TOP 9:

Rosewater

Rosewater
Golshifteh Farahani as: Maryam
Genre: Drama
Release: 2014
In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran's volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, he made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, in a taped interview with comedian Jason Jones. The interview was intended as satire, but if the Tehran authorities got the joke they didn't like it - and it would quickly came back to haunt Bahari when he was rousted from his family home and thrown into prison. Making his directorial debut, Jon Stewart tells the tale of Bahari's months-long imprisonment and interrogation in this powerful and affecting docudrama featuring a potent and performance by Gael García Bernal recounting Bahari's efforts to maintain his hope and his sanity in the face of isolation and persecution-through memories of his family, recollections of the music he loves, and thoughts of his wife and unborn child.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Claire Foy movies?

TOP 8:

My Sweet Pepper Land

My Sweet Pepper Land
Golshifteh Farahani as: Govend
Genre: Drama
Release: 2014
Baran, a war hero, becomes sheriff of the capital and refuses to bow down to a tribal chief.

TOP 7:

Girls of the Sun

Girls of the Sun
Original Title: Les filles du soleil
Golshifteh Farahani as: Bahar
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2018
Bahar, the commanding officer of the Daughters of the Sun, a battalion made up entirely of Kurdish female soldiers, is on the cusp of liberating their town, which has been overrun by ISIS extremists.

TOP 6:

The Patience Stone

The Patience Stone
Original Title: Syngué sabour, pierre de patience
Golshifteh Farahani as: The woman
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2013
In a war ridden country a woman watches over the husband reduced to a vegetable state by a bullet in the neck, abandoned by Jihad companions and brothers. One day, the woman decides to say things to him she could never have done before.


TOP 5:

Extraction

Extraction
Golshifteh Farahani as: Nik Khan
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2020
Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord…
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joshua Mikel movies?

TOP 4:

The Upside

The Upside
Golshifteh Farahani as: Maggie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2019
Phillip is a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He decides to hire Dell, a struggling parolee who's trying to reconnect with his ex and his young son. Despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jahi Di'Allo Winston movies?

TOP 3:

Paterson

Paterson
Golshifteh Farahani as: Laura
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2016
A week in the life of Paterson, a poet bus driver, and his wife Laura, a very creative artist, who live in Paterson, New Jersey, hometown of many famous poets and artists.

TOP 2:

Chicken with Plums

Chicken with Plums
Original Title: Poulet aux Prunes
Golshifteh Farahani as: Irâne
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2011
Nasser-Ali, a talented musician, loses the will to live after his wife breaks his beloved violin during an argument. He searches for a replacement, and finding none that sounds quite the same, he vows to die. Eight days later, he does. This is the story of his last week of life, where we see flashbacks and flash forwards of his previous life and his children's futures. We also see appearances of a nude Sophia Loren as well as the angel of death, Azarel. As we see his life, we realize exactly why he chose to end it and the profundity of this choice.

TOP 1:

About Elly

About Elly
Original Title: درباره الی‎‎
Golshifteh Farahani as: Sepideh
Genre: Drama
Release: 2009
The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.



If you like the best Golshifteh Farahani movies, then you will also like the best Dougray Scott movies, where many of their films coincide.