Movies and TV shows set in constantinople

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in constantinople ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, serious, exciting, realistic, epic and stylized films and TV shows about / with turk, sultan, battles, sword, death, husband wife relationship, ancient, murder, friendship and turkish history plots mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres shot in Turkey, USA, UK and other countries.
constantinople movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as constantinople: Malazgirt 1071 (2022), The Magnificent Century (2011), Conquest 1453 (2012), Attila (2001), Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020), Barbarians Rising (2016), Waiting for Heaven (2006), The Last Legion (2007), The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006), The Protector (2018).

List of movies set in constantinople

Malazgirt 1071 (2022)
Genre: History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Malazgirt 1071 tells the story of the Battle of Manzikert, which opened the doors of Anatolia to Turks.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: turkish army, turkish history, muslim, sultan, fight, warrior, war, battles, wartime, sword, turk, islam ...
Time: 11th century
Place: constantinople, turkey
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The Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
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, captivating, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: palace intrigue, sultan, intrigue, political intrigue, power struggle, royal family, couple relations, love and romance, political unrest, state affairs, political conspiracy, parent child relationship ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, constantinople, turkey, europe
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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: tense, realistic, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: emperor, rise to the top, sultan, conquering, prophet, muslim, medieval, siege, politics, military, political intrigue, attack ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, constantinople, middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey
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Attila (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: A romanced story of Attila the Hun, since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, battlefield, ancient rome, antiquity, war, battles, barbarian, roman, death, village, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: rome italy, constantinople, europe
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Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
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.
Style: epic
Plot: sultan, muslim, conquering, turk, battles, roman empire, leadership, ancient, women, medieval, sword, castle ...
Time: 15th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople
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Barbarians Rising (2016)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Told from the perspective of the rebel leaders, the series chronicles a wave of rebellions against absolute power by those the Roman Empire called “barbarians” – tribes they viewed as beyond the fringe of civilization that lived a brutish and ...
Style: captivating, serious, semi documentary
Plot: ancient rome, roman soldier, roman empire, ancient civilization, rebellion, ancient, roman emperor, warrior, hunger, siege, paganism, brutality ...
Place: rome italy, hungary, north africa, romania, mediterranean sea ...
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Waiting for Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force. There he learns that Danyal, one of the Ottoman princes who has ignited an insurrection, is arrested in ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, epic
Plot: rebelliousness, rebellion, military, fight for supremacy, love affair, rivalry, society, state affairs, love and romance, fall in love, political unrest, battles ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople
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The Last Legion (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, king arthur, emperor, medieval, mythology, soldier, ancient, young heroes, child in peril, ancient history, sword ...
Time: 5th century, 1st century, middle ages, ancient times, 18th century
Place: rome italy, europe, england, paris france, naples italy ...
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The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Tirante the knight is as committed to fighting the Turks in Constantinople as he is to relieving Carmesina, the heiress to the Byzantine Empire, of her virginity.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, romantic, sexy
Plot: defloration, legendary hero, medieval, virgin, religion, love, adultery, heroes, virginity, loss of virginity, older woman younger man relationship, female nudity ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, spain, constantinople
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The Protector (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: The epic adventure of Hakan, a young shopkeeper whose modern world gets turned upside down when he learns he’s connected to a secret, ancient order, tasked with protecting Istanbul.
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, tense
Plot: friendship, superhero, love, archaeology, ritual, plague, heroes, save the world, ancient mystery, fight, murder, sex scene ...
Time: future, 16th century, 15th century
Place: istanbul turkey, constantinople, turkey, ottoman empire
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Mehmed: The Conqueror (2018)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, tense, bloody, exciting, serious ...
Plot: sultan, throne, conspiracy, revenge, death of father, power, marriage, death of brother, death, love, father son relationship, christian ...
Time: 15th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, constantinople
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Throbs at the Desk (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Lisa is a student, pretending the sick not to go to school. Her parents are worried about her health and call the doctor to examine her. He realizes her lies but he covers her. Soon, they fall in love and eventually get married. However, after the ...
Plot: marriage, doctor, misunderstanding, suspicion, nostalgia, secret, honeymoon, gymnasium, physician, high school, instructor, party ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece, hellas, constantinople, istanbul turkey, athens greece
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The Last Roman (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Roman noble, Cethegus, tries to start a war, setting the Ostrogoths and their Queen, Amalasuntha, against the Byzantine Emperor Justinian; Cethegus wants to swoop in after they have destroyed each other and create a new Roman Empire from their ...
Style: sexy, epic
Plot: ancient rome, 6th century, ancient history, ancient, female nudity, roman empire, sword and sandal, peplum
Time: middle ages
Place: rome italy, istanbul turkey, constantinople
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Tintin and the Mystery of the Golden Fleece (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tintin and Captain Haddock try to discover what is so desirable about their old and apparently worthless ship.
Style: exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, fictional country, inheritance, superhero, magic realism, ship, boat, treasure, investigation, adventurer, chase, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, latin america, constantinople, greece, istanbul turkey ...
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Vlad The Impaler (2018)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of 7 oddly dressed fearless men of ottoman army fight against cruel Vlad.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: turk, turkish army, insurgent, battles, army, power struggle, showdown, struggle for survival, mass destruction, combat, warrior, suspense ...
Time: 15th century
Place: ottoman empire, romania, azerbaijan, constantinople
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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: fairy tale, visually appealing, dark, epic, mind blowing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: surrealism, fantasy world, childhood, magic, satire, trippy, twists and turns, dragon, siege, horse, dream, legends and myths ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ancient greece, europe, constantinople, vienna, turkey ...
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Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Anastasia a young Greek woman in Ahmed I's harem takes on the name 'Kosem' (leader, pioneer). In a world of men, she rules of the Ottoman Empire through her sons and grandson.
Style: emotional, captivating, stylized, realistic
Plot: palace intrigue, strong female lead, sultan, power struggle, strongman, strong female character, royal family, intrigue, bossy woman, rise to the top, conspiracy, destiny ...
Time: 17th century, georgian era
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, constantinople, turkey
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America America (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to America
Style: road movie, art house, semi autobiographical, realistic, serious ...
Plot: greek, emigration, immigration, armenian genocide, american dream, boat, migration, poverty, age-gap relationship, city, social injustice, time travel ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: greece, ottoman empire, new york, turkey, manhattan new york city ...
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Lesbian Vampires (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.
Style: erotic, gothic, surreal, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian vampire, vampire, lesbian, cult, sexploitation, lesbian sex, supernatural, female protagonist, obsession, striptease, female nudity, sex show ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, istanbul turkey, turkey, constantinople
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125 Years Memory (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan, Turkey
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two historical incidents that deepened the friendship between Japan and Turkey are connected in this Japanese-Turkish blockbuster: The sinking of the Turkish frigate Ertuğrul off the Japanese coast in 1890, and the evacuation of Japanese nationals ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, psychological
Plot: shipwreck, turk, tragedy, sea disaster, typhoon, drowning, survival, compassion, friendship, turkish history, muslim, friend ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, istanbul turkey, iran, turkey, ottoman empire ...
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Malta, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, artsy, clever, dramatic, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, train, whodunit, murder, vengeance, snow, suspense, private detective, conspiracy, suspect, justice ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two, 1920s, year 1934 ...
Place: venice, alps, turkey, former yugoslavia, jerusalem ...
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The Three Heroes: The Heiress to the Throne (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Prince of Kiev decided to appoint an heir to the throne, only bad luck - who could it be? A relative, friend of the family or maybe an overseas princess? Without thinking twice, the Prince-Father chooses almost a princess, and most importantly a ...
Style: folk tale, fairy tale, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: folk hero, heir, niece, love, intrigue, palace, matchmaking, fight, russian, friendship, mythology, talking horse ...
Time: middle ages
Place: kiev ukraine, constantinople
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A Touch of Spice (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "A Touch of Spice" is a story about Fanis, a young Greek boy growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor, teaches him that both food and life require a little salt to give them flavor. They both require... ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: greek, love and romance, food, self discovery, teenage life, grandparent grandchild relationship, youth, human nature, culture clash, friendship, family life, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: greece, istanbul turkey, athens greece, turkey, constantinople
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The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The 20th century's first man lands on the moon and discovers - that Baron Munchausen has already beaten him to it, along with Cyrano and characters from Jules Verne's lunar-landing novel. The Baron spirits the young cosmonaut by ...
Style: experimental, adult animation, psychedelic, art film, psychotronic ...
Plot: giant bird, trippy, avant-garde, spacesuit, psychology, palace, moon, steampunk, giant fish, baron, princess, general ...
Place: constantinople
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, talky, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: whodunit, train, investigation, murder mystery, murder, twists and turns, suspense, justice, multiple suspects, private detective, conspiracy, railway ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new york, london, istanbul turkey, turkey, former yugoslavia ...
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Recep Ivedik (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man finds the wallet of a rich man and takes a rigorous trip in an old car to return it, finding an old love and a new life of luxury awaiting.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, lovers reunited, goofy hero, misfit, wooing, nothing goes right, fish out of water, sexual content, silly humor, couples, love and romance, society ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey, constantinople
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Taken 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Turkey, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, hostage, chase, lone hero, one man army, kidnapped, brutality, vigilante, suspense, violence, police chase ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: turkey, europe, istanbul turkey, albania, los angeles ...
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