According to the Cinematicket official website, the bestselling films of Iranian domestic cinema theaters for August 9-16 are as follows:
‘Mastermind’, directed by Azita Mougouee, (Weekly gross 7,002,440,000 Rials, Total gross, 7,002,440,000 Rials).
“Iran and Spain have agreed to launch a big project in the island of Hendurabi in southern Iran. Many companies and people have participated in the tender to win it. The engineer Saeed Parsa who separated from his wife Roya Azadi a couple of years ago, is the head of one of the companies bidding on the project. Others are also trying to win the fateful tender for various purposes,” a synopsis for the film reads.
‘Texas 2’, directed by Masoud Atyabi, (Weekly gross 5,880,840,000 Rials, Total gross 237,143,880,000 Rials).
“In order to make his dream come true, Bahram adopts a Brazilian child to increase his chances of moving there. The next step which involves a money transfer to Sasan in order to complete the transaction is where it all begins,” a short synopsis of the flick reads.
‘X Large’, directed by Mohsen Tavakoli, (Weekly gross 5,774,460,000 Rials, Total gross, 47,636,230,000 Rials).
The movie narrates the story of 3 contemporary young adults who after being released from prison start following their dreams but some unexpected happenings occur for them.
‘Night of the Full Moon’, directed by Narges Abyar, (Weekly gross 5,472,290,000 Rials, Total gross, 170,539,300,000 Rials).
The movie is about Abdul-Hamid Rigi, the younger brother of Abdul-Malik Rigi who was a notorious terrorist and former leader of the Jundallah terrorist group in southeastern Iran.
‘Castle of Dreams’, directed by Seyed Reza Mir-Karimi, (Weekly gross 5,432,730,000 Rials, Total gross 18,820,580,000 Rials)
A brief synopsis for ‘Castle of Dreams’ (Qasr-e Shirin) reads, “Jalal Moradi, a 42-year-old father of two, kills a family in an accident. In the court of law, the murder is recognized as accidental killing without intent.
After getting out of prison, he leaves his wife and kids and moves to another city. Two years later, he must go back to his home town as his wife is brain-dead.”