A list of works originating in Persia or modern Iran or by Persian creators.
- Malek Khorshid
- Zizigulu Tales
Actors and Directors
- Shohreh Aghdashloo — Born in Iran, moved to the US after the Revolution.
- Tala Ashe
- Nazanin Boniadi — Born in Iran, raised in England, has spent her career in the United States.
- Golshifteh Farahani — Born in Iran, banned from the country for her role in Body of Lies and appearing nude in films or magazines. She is a French citizen since and lives in France.
- Asghar Farhadi
- Nicholas Kadi — Born in Turkey to an Iraqi Ambassador.
- Kathreen Khavari — Born in the US to Iranian parents.
- Abbas Kiarostami
- Marshall Manesh — Moved to the US in the 1970s.
- Navid Negahban
- Nasim Pedrad — Came to America with her family when she was three.
- Bahar Soomekh — Born in Iran, moved to the US with her parents when she was 4 after the Revolution.
- Shaun Toub — He was born in Iran and later moved to the US to finish high school.
- About Elly
- At Five in the Afternoon
- Cafe Setareh
- Children of Heaven
- Fireworks Wednesday
- A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
- The House Is Black
- The Salesman
- A Separation
- Shish O Besh
- Taste of Cherry
- The White Balloon
- The Wind Will Carry Us
Folklore and Myth