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Yunus Emre (2015)
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Yunus Emre (2015)
Original name: Yunus Emre: Aşkın Yolculuğu
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: During the Mongol invasions, Yunus Emre leaves his home to travel across the Ottoman Empire, defying hardships and temptations to become a dervish.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, factual, disturbing
Plot: invasion, muslim, turk, sultan, poet, new life, historical figure, friend, life turned upside down, preaching, prince, assassin, death, dream, massacre, hairdresser, ritual, mosque, mongol
Time: 13th century
Place: ottoman empire

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and thought provoking films and TV series with plots about state affairs, battles, palace intrigue, rise to the top, turk, political intrigue and sultan mostly in History, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Yunus Emre: Kurulus: Osman (2019), Filinta: An Ottoman Policeman (2014), Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020), Mehmed: The Conqueror (2018), Magnificent Century (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kurulus: Osman (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: sultan, turk, royal family, state affairs, war, battles, intrigue, military, father son relationship, love and romance, rise to the top, political conspiracy ...
Time: 13th century, 14th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey
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The Great Seljuks: Guardians of Justice (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
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Story: The growth of the great Seljuk Empire. An epic journey with love, secrets and struggle for the pursuit of order in the world and justice.
Style: tense, captivating, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: sultan, muslim, turk, conquering, battles, fight scenes, roman empire, koran, trap, assassin, archer, sword ...
Time: 11th century
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Filinta: An Ottoman Policeman (2014)
Genre: History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
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Story: "Carbine" The first Ottoman crime show of television history, -Filinta- is a show that presents notions of rights, justice, camaraderie, fellowship and love. Mustafa is a very smart, skillful, handsome young man. He serves as a policeman ...
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Place: ottoman empire
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Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History, War
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.
Plot: sultan, muslim, conquering, turk, battles, harem, roman empire, war, sword, castle, historian, storyteller ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople
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Mehmed: The Conqueror (2018)
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Duration: 120 min.
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Story: In the year 1451, Young Sultan Mehmed headed to Edirne with a dream after he got the news regarding his father, the Sultan who had passed away.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, factual, bloody ...
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Time: 15th century
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Magnificent Century (2011)
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Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, sultan, intrigue, love and romance, couple relations, state affairs, power struggle, political intrigue, political unrest, palace intrigue, battles, parent child relationship ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople, europe
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Duration: 75 min.
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Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
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Style: based on true events, rough, surprise ending, suspenseful, tragic ending ...
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Duration: 271 min.
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