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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in turkey ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, psychological and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with family relations, murder, crimes, society, love, love and romance, vengeance, life philosophy, crime and village plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres shot in Turkey, France, USA and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as turkey: Lovebird (2013), Love Loves Coincidences (2011), Endless Love (2015), Beyond the Hill (2012), Bliss (2007), Alone (2008), Times and Winds (2006), Autumn (2008), Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997), Taken 2 (2012).
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Dry Summer
Drama
Turkey
90 min.
 8.1
Autumn
Drama
Turkey, Germany
99 min.
 7.8
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The Equalizer 2
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA
121 min.
 7.0
Holiday
Crime, Drama
Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden
93 min.
 6.2

List of movies set in turkey

 7.1
 2K
Lovebird
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Story: Tells the story of Feride, an orphaned young girl who is forced to attend a boarding school. While she visits her aunt during holidays, she falls in love with her cousin Kamran. Soon, their love grows to be mutual and intensifies.
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, uplifting, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, orphan, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, female teacher, sibling relationship, tutor, school teacher, breakup, older man younger woman relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Place: turkey
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Love Loves Coincidences
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Year 1977, a September morning in Ankara... Yilmaz tries to rush his pregnant wife Neriman to the hospital and he crashes into Omer's car. The causes Omer's pregnant wife Inci, who was in the back seat, to have a pre-term labor. The babies ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, surprise ending, touching, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, destiny, childhood sweetheart, childhood love, hopes, love and romance, love triangle, power of love, childhood memory, life & death, life philosophy, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 6.0
 5K
Endless Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two separate worlds lie on two sides of the road in a seaside town. Both too close and way too far from each other. What happens when two young people from these worlds fall in love? Kemal is one of the three children of a moderate family that ...
Style: surprise ending, dramatic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: true love, violent husband, everyday life, family life, tragic love, forbidden love, emotional blackmail, blackmailer, saving a life, life, brutality, psychopath ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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Beyond the Hill
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the quiet foothills of Turkey, Faik lives an isolated existence. When his second son brings his boys for a visit, Faik takes the opportunity to pontificate about the law of the land, as he sees it. He shares one unsolicited thought after the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: under the surface, farm, rivalry, countryside, mentally unstable, intrigue, vengeance, mental illness, who done it, family relations, family, manhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: turkey
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 7.6
 7K
Bliss
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman of about 17 years old, named Meryem (Ozgu Namal), has been raped, and her village's customs call for her to be killed to restore honor and dignity to her family and village. The eldest son of the village leader, Cemal (Murat Han), ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: unlikely partners, village, lovers on the run, on the road, self discovery, injustice, innocence lost, sexual humiliation, cultural difference, love affair, social differences, identity crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 6.8
 16K
Alone
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alper is in his mid 30s and a good chef at his own restaurant. He loves luxury and spends his life with one-night stands and paid love. One day, his life changes utterly as he walks into a second-hand shop where he first encounters Ada who is in her ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples, singleness, breakup, cooking and food, estrangement, chef, free spirited, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Times and Winds
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a small, poor village leaning over high rocky mountains, the villagers are simple and diligent people who struggle to cope with a harsh nature. They earn their living off the earth and a few animals they feed. Fathers always prefer one of their ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, touching, rough ...
Plot: village, innocence lost, introspection, parents and children, coming of age, village life, islam, dream, mountain, friendship, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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 7.8
 4K
Autumn
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man struggles after his release from ten years as a political prisoner.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: homecoming, village, society, prostitute, starting over, love affair, parents and children, village life, hopes, love and romance, family relations, release from prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, black sea
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Steam: The Turkish Bath
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Francesco and Marta run a husband-and-wife design company in Rome. When Francesco's aunt dies in Instanbul he travels there to sort out the hamam turkish steam bath that she left him. He finds a love and warmth in his realtives' Instanbul ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, reflective ...
Plot: gay, self discovery, culture clash, homosexuality, vengeance, hospital, human nature, male nudity, marriage, romance, couple relations, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: turkey, italy, tokyo, middle east, istanbul turkey ...
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 6.3
 265K
Taken 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, chase, violence, father daughter relationship, revenge, car chase, torture, hostages, brutality, betrayal, one man army, islam ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, albania, asia, china ...
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 8.1
 3K
Dry Summer
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scheming tobacco farmer sets out to ruin his competition by diverting the local water to his own property.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, tense
Plot: betrayal, moral dilemma, village, farm, siblings relations, murder, crimes, dishonesty, water, summer, family relations, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: turkey
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 8.2
 29K
The Breath
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A major who had just lost two people in his command in a combat with PKK militants arrives at the station and takes charge. He finds it very difficult to step out of the state of depression due to his recent loss and so intimidates his soldiers into ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, snow, military life, military base, military, war, terrorism, danger, terror, ambush, sniper, militant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: turkey, middle east, ottoman empire
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Five Minarets in New York
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with the FBI and NYPD, the agents orchestrate the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, false accusation, religions or cults, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, special agents, chase, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, turkey, usa, istanbul turkey
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 6.6
 11K
Ararat
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A variety of characters, some close relatives, others distant strangers, are each affected by the making of a film about the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, enigmatic ...
Plot: genocide, politics, freedom, memory, death, haunted by the past, ethnic conflict, holocaust, jews, islam, against humanity, filmmaking ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1915 ...
Place: canada, turkey, middle east, israel, armenia ...
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 6.6
 259
Aram
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aram, an ex-soldier from the Armenian cause, has come to France to close an arms deal under secret service surveillance. Held responsible and banished by his faher for his brother's injuries in a terrorist ttack, he's also come to seek ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, tough heroes, crimes, gangsters, arms dealing, assassination, terrorism, disability, criminal heroes, politics, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1915
Place: france, turkey, armenia, ottoman empire
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My Father and My Son
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Turkish man, whose wife died while giving birth to his son during a military coup, finally returns home. Estranged from his father for turning his back on the family farm, he takes his 8 year-old and tries to repair relations.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: rebelliousness, village, parents and children, political unrest, rebellion, life is a bitch, family relations, family life, single parent, homecoming, village life, revolution ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 8.3
 52K
The Bandit
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The epic adventures of the legendary Baran the Bandit following his release from prison. After serving 35 years, it is no surprise that the world has changed dramatically. Still, Baran can't help but be shocked to discover that his home village ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, mafia, prison, on the road, revenge, crimes, crime, hotel, childhood, drinking, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey, tokyo, istanbul turkey
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For Love and Honour
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Ali Osman is a former bully of city of Istanbul. But lately he gives up bully and starts to operate a synthetic pitch. He often meets his old friends, former bullies, too. One day Ali Osman receives a news which is related with his previous ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: crime, gangsters, vengeance, parents and children, tough heroes, crimes, family relations, femme fatale, uninhibited rivalry, police corruption, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In the rural area around the Anatolian town of Keskin, the local prosecutor, police commissar, and doctor lead a search for a victim of a murder to whom a suspect named Kenan and his mentally challenged brother confessed. However, the search is ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, stylized, meditative, serious ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crime, introspection, murder mystery, investigation, mystery, solitude, runaway, life & death, guilt, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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 8.5
 19K
Ezel
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ömer, a young man returning from military service, is set up by his friends and fiancé and ends up in prison for ten years. He fakes his own death and manages to escape. He re-creates himself as ‘Ezel’, a high-end gambler who is outwardly a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: betrayal, crime, manipulations, vengeance, mystery, cons and scams, righting the wronged, murder, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Butterfly's Dream
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In a small Turkish town, two young tuberculous poets try to survive while publishing their poems. As they both fall in love, their life would never be the same.
Style: epic, serious, sincere, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: young lovers, hopes, follow your dream, friendship, teachers and students, twentysomething life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, friends, power relations, poet, bet ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 8.2
 33K
Winter Sleep
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Aydin, a retired actor, owns a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal and his sister Necla, who is coping with her recent divorce. During the winter, snow covers the ground and boredom brings the return of old memories, pushing ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, serious, meditative, reflective ...
Plot: hotel, divorce, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, loneliness, dialogue driven, character study, rich and poor, relationships, islam, existentialism, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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 8.2
 15K
Pardon
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on a true event, Pardon tells the tragicomic story of three friends who end up in prison when they are mistaken as members of a terrorist organization. Ibrahim's fear of uniforms makes him runaway whenever he sees one. Because of this, ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, prison, false accusation, mistaken identity, wrongfully committed, confined, dishonesty, life is a bitch, friends, down on your luck, prison life, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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 7.8
 8K
Lovelorn
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A retired teacher who returns to Istanbul after years away, Nazim tries to reacquaint himself with his hometown, which has changed significantly. While waiting for his pension to begin, Nazim takes a temporary job as a taxi driver and frequently ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, village, woman in danger, fall in love, hopes, couples, stalking, idealism, taxi driver, homecoming, village life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Midnight Express
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: prison, brutality, torture, prison escape, drugs, justice, violence, friendship, philosophy, revenge, loneliness, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: turkey, greece, istanbul turkey
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 8.0
 26K
Vizontele
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story takes place in a small town (called Hakkari) in Turkey at the beginning of the 70's. The time has come to bring technology into that small town. The first Television (or called Visiontele by the citizens) arrives and the chaos begins.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: culture clash, small town, small town life, society, media satire, tv show, family relations, social relations, radio, mayor, traditional versus modern, life changing experience ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: turkey, cyprus
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Everything's Gonna Be Great
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Altan swipes prescription drugs from his brother Nuri's pharmacy, they soon find themselves on a dangerous but funny road trip to get rid of the stuff and escape the mafiosi Altan tried to double-cross. Along the way, the brother who are ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, on the run, siblings relations, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, buddies, unlikely criminals, unlikely partners, crime gone awry, drug dealing, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 8.1
 10K
On Board
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The sailors who were duped by woman sellers, want to steal their capitals to retaliate from them. There are four men and one woman in a ruined boat. Four lazy and dissatisfaction sailors. The woman represent lust, delectation and appalling potential ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: mysterious character, ship, destructive relationship, crime, crimes, vengeance, isolation, kidnapping, partners, marijuana, lust, boat ...
Time: 90s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 7.3
 9K
Climates
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Man was made to be happy for simple reasons and unhappy for even simpler ones – just as he is born for simple reasons and dies for even simpler ones... Isa and Bahar are two lonely figures dragged through the ever-changing climate of their inner ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, psychological, wife and husband lead actors
Plot: unsupportive spouse, college, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, couples, infidelity, parents and children, sexual relations, dishonesty, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 7.4
 16K
Three Monkeys
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A family battles against the odds to stay together when small lies grow into an extravagant cover-up. In order to avoid hardship and responsibilities that would otherwise be impossible to endure, the family chooses to ignore the truth, not to see, ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, gloomy
Plot: innocence lost, boss and employee, family in crisis, political corruption, dishonesty, family relations, power relations, life is a bitch, hidden identity, infidelity, injustice, family life ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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