Turkish movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant turkish movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with turkish, friendship, blood, kiss, politics, turk, police, mother son relationship, prejudice and boyfriend girlfriend relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in Turkey, Germany, France and other countries.
turkish movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as turkish: Turkish for Beginners (2006), Magnificent Century (2011), The Visitor (2011), Mustang (2015), Black Sheep (2006), Conquest 1453 (2012), Borrowed Bride (2005), Taste of Cherry (1997), Heads on Fire (1989), In the Fade (2017).

List of turkish movies

Turkish for Beginners (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Türkisch für Anfänger is a critically acclaimed German television comedy-drama series, which premiered on March 14, 2006 on Das Erste. It was created by Bora Dağtekin and produced by Hoffmann & Voges Ent. The show focuses on the ...
Style: sincere, captivating, sweet, feel good, situational comedy
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: cultural difference, teenage love, cliche, culture clash, turkish, family relations, half brother half sister relationship, half brother half brother relationship, teenager, multiculturalism, turk
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, turkey
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Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
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, serious, emotional, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: royal family, love and romance, intrigue, political unrest, political intrigue, couple relations, power struggle, state affairs, war, battles, military, sultan ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Visitor (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Cibrâil, a young policeman, is living happily with his girlfriend in Berlin. He is well integrated in society despite his Turkish background. One day his girlfriend's cousin comes to stay and Cibrâil's life is turned upside down.
Plot: shared shower, turkish, gay kiss, gay, german, police officer, sexual attraction, gay sex, beard, hugging, tattoo, male nudity ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Mustang (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.
Style: bleak, heartbreaking, harsh, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence, sexism, teenage girl, arranged marriage, sisters, sibling relationship, teenage sexuality, gang, coming of age, virginity, teenager, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, california, israel ...
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Black Sheep (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Black Sheep (original title: Schwarze Schafe) is a german/swiss black and white movie. It's separated into five episodes, which tell stories of the Berlin city life. A hopeless impostor. An East German couple who dreams of the big money. Three ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized
Plot: lottery, twentysomething life, drugs/alcohol, comedy of errors, unemployment, urban, nothing goes right, city life, disorder, dull life, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, east germany
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Conquest 1453 (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 162 min.
Story: After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do: Conquer Constantinople.
Style: epic, tense, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: emperor, rise to the top, leadership, sultan, prophet, arena, muslim, death, conquering, political corruption, ambition, heroes ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, middle east, turkey
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Borrowed Bride (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ali is 18. His feet are firmly off the ground. The very idea of marriage seems like a game. But the bride's parents are ready and willing. Business ventures will be set up between the families; the arrangement will pay off all round. Ali, ...
Plot: turkish, teacher, crying woman, tickling, fortune, custom, based on a novel, sexual attraction, theater, classroom, kissing, bedroom ...
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Taste of Cherry (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A middle-aged Tehranian man, Mr. Badii is intent on killing himself and seeks someone to bury him after his demise. Driving around the city, the seemingly well-to-do Badii meets with numerous people, including a Muslim student, asking them to take ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, soldier, gay, driving, lgbt, muslim, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, deadly, passenger, suicide ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
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Heads on Fire (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Film by Erwin Michelberger.
Plot: musician, band, vandalism, arranged marriage, male prostitute, teenage boy, abandoned warehouse, turkish, alienation, teenage girl
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In the Fade (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Katja's life collapses after a senseless act impacts her life. After a time of mourning and injustice, she seeks revenge.
Plot: revenge, marijuana, terrorist bombing, racism, drug use, suicide attempt, snorting cocaine, trial, tattoo, white suit, amateur detective, terrorism ...
Place: germany, hamburg germany, greece
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Queen of the Desert (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: adventurer, escapades, politics, political intrigue, state affairs, love and romance, british empire, british military, rivalry, marriage proposal, strong female character, head of state ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, 1890s
Place: middle east, persia, tehran iran, jordan, cairo egypt ...
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Die Distel (1992)
Genre: Family, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Since her parents death, hobby-detective Trudi lives with her young aunt Julia. When a nearby Turkish restaurant is smashed one night, everybody assumes by default an act of racism. Trudi however did notice a strange guest named Mangold there the ...
Plot: amateur detective, turkish, strong female lead, anti semitism, death of mother, police, death of father, aunt niece relationship, strong female character, restaurant, orphan, investigation
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Collide (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, danger, crimes, drug dealing, car chase, redemption, crime boss, gunfight, informant, fear, organized crime, corrupt businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Clair Obscur (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Turkish writer-director Yesim Ustaoglu offers a parallel study of two women — a psychiatrist with a long-time live-in partner and a wife in a conservative, nearly tyrannical household — in this study of the possibilities and limitations that ...
Plot: mother in law daughter in law relationship, turkish, unhappy marriage, small town life, psychiatric patient, female psychiatrist, female orgasm, injection, women, cheating wife
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Karamurat: The Sultan's Warrior (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Turkish action movie
Plot: branding, shot with an arrow, torture chamber, turkish, revenge
Place: dungeon
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The Bus (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Turkey
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of illegal immigrants are brought to Stockholm in a bus by a smuggler who takes all their money and passports, and then runs away.
Plot: police, bus, death, bitch, escalator, turk, turkish, nightclub, underground, racism, gay, snow
Place: sweden, germany
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The Boy Who Stopped Talking (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Memo is a nine-year-old boy who lives in Turkey with his mother and little sister, while his father works in a Netherlands seaport. When war looms near his family home, Memo's father moves the family to be with him in the Netherlands. Memo is ...
Plot: village, friendship, childhood, accident, father son relationship, diaspora, escape, police, ship, independence, prejudice, fight ...
Place: kurdistan
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Tight Skin 2 (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At 56 years of age Mita Pantić (Nikola Simić) is still only a junior clerk in his company. Another typical workday for him is starting at 6 a.m. as frustration awaits at every turn from the moment he gets up. Trying to get ready to go to work, he ...
Plot: clerk, driver, snoring, turkish, train, singer, lodger, debt, homosexual
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When the Dead Start Singing (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Croatia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the beginning of 1990s, two Croatian emigrants, economically minded Cinco and politically minded Marinko, arrive in Croatia from Germany, homesick for their families and hometowns. In order to get a German pension, Cinco pretends to be dead and ...
Plot: casket, organ harvesting, turkish, scam, journey, tragic event, pretending to be dead, politics, secret police, coffee, friend, friendship ...
Time: year 1991
Place: croatia, berlin germany
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Karamurat (1976)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Turkey, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An adventure movie directed by Ernst Hofbauer and Natuk Baytan.
Plot: martial arts, turkish, kung fu, branding, torture
Place: dungeon
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Dadaloglu'nun intikami (1972)
Genre: Western
Country: Turkey
Plot: watermelon, torture, escape, blood, turkish, torture chamber
Place: dungeon
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Ladybug (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ugur and Baris run a DVD Shop together. They are funded by Baris' wealthy uncle, Engin. Ugur is in love with Leyla, Engin's little sister, also Baris' cousin. Leyla too, favors Ugur in a special way, and they meet from time to time in ...
Plot: gun, love, film within a film, heroism, celebrity, turkish, friendship, marriage, party
Place: istanbul turkey
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Gorilla Bathes at Noon (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Red Army major caught between East and West Berlin finds his wife gone and somebody else moved into his apartment.
Plot: german, actress playing male role, statue, knitting, refugee, irony, absurdism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prison, politics, russian soldier, turkish ...
Place: east germany, berlin germany
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Chunuk Bair (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tragedy of Gallipoli is exposed
Plot: british army, turkish, world war one, british empire, army
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: new zealand
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To the Hilt (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Republic of Macedonia
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Macedonia is a small country, in the heart of the Balkans, which for five centuries was under the yoke of the Ottoman Empire. The action of the film "To the Hilt" takes place in the years of the general collapse and "free fall", ...
Plot: death of father, love, funeral, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, shot in the chest, gun duel, bear, donkey, suicide, cemetery, throat cut ...
Time: 1900s
Place: macedonia
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Halam Geldi (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Halam Geldi"(My Aunt has Arrived) does not just tell a story in the Greek village of Northern Cyprus, where the sounds of the Ezan is accompanied by the church bells, it also underlines a tradition in Anatolia; the drama of child brides. ...
Plot: secret, dog, crying, tradition, military, father daughter relationship, blood, friendship, school, young girl, arranged marriage, tank ...
Place: cyprus
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Rage (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Züli Aladag's critically acclaimed, but controversial movie deals with the conflict of Can, son of Turkish immigrants, and the Laubs, a supposedly liberal middle class family. Simon Laub, professor of literature, and his wife Christa, real ...
Plot: drug dealer, street gang, juvenile delinquency, class differences, youth, friend, teenage boy, father son conflict, injury, insult, turkish, turk ...
Place: berlin germany
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In Nowhere Land (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sükran who works at pay box of Haydarpasa is around 40 ages. She has a son whose name is Veysel. He works in a factory. She suffered from her husband's political actions, so she wants to keep away Veysel from political actions. Veysel get ...
Plot: disappearance, presumed dead, turkish, bureaucracy, tragic event, journey, independence, missing son, racism, prejudice, german, hotel receptionist ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
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Away from Home (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After several years of numbly mourning his parents death, 26 year old Selim takes a chance on the US lottery for passports and wins. He decides to sell the family olive grove to raise enough money to live in Manhattan and to break all roots to ...
Plot: sea captain, old man, russian, father daughter relationship, dying, lottery, field, prostitute, search for father, countryside, journey, immigration ...
Place: istanbul turkey, russia
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Big Man, Little Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hejar, meaning "Dispossessed", a little Kurdish orphan war victim, educates a Turkish judge!
Style: banned film
Plot: secret police, political oppression, kurd, censorship, controversy, orphan, prejudice, children, grandfather granddaughter relationship, independence, racism, cultural difference ...
Place: kurdistan
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