Movies and TV shows set in turkey

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in turkey ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental and serious films and TV shows about / with couples, love and romance, family relations, love, turkish, romance, murder, husband wife relationship, destiny and society plots mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres shot in Turkey, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as turkey: Daydreamer (2018), Dirilis: Ertugrul (2014), Kurt Seyit and Şura (2014), Sultan of My Heart (2018), Sen Anlat Karadeniz (2018), Wounded Love (2016), Fatmagul (2010), Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020), Magnificent Century (2011), Waiting for the Sun (2013).

List of movies set in turkey

 7.9
 7K
Daydreamer (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Sanem is young girl who hadn't succeeded in landing a permanent job yet, and chooses to work at her father's grocery store in hopes to become a famous writer one day. When her parents give her a choice to either get a proper job or an ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, funny, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rich man poor woman, love, workplace romance, love and romance, relationships, love affair, young girl, romantic relationship, lovers apart, advertising agency, relationship vs career, couple relations ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Dirilis: Ertugrul (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Ertuğrul Bey and the Knights Templar in the 13th century Alba and step and step with the struggle against brutal Mongols depicts the process of establishing the Ottoman principality.
Style: exciting, brutal, tense, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: historical character, betrayal, rivalry, life & death, adventure, heroes, military coup, war, vengeance, father son relationship, culture clash, crimes ...
Time: 14th century, 13th century
Place: turkey
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Kurt Seyit and Şura (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A Turkish lieutenant and the daughter of Russian nobles fight for their love against forces of family and social expectation and historical events.
Style: romantic, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, marriage, deception, jealousy, nobleman, betrayal, trust, romance, wedding, hopes, soldier, love and romance ...
Time: future
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, russia
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Sultan of My Heart (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey, Russia
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Mahmud brings Anna to his palace to teach his children French. The Russian ambassador also sends him there with the pressure to 'spy on his country'.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, emotional, tense ...
Plot: sultan, love and romance, strong female character, parent child relationship, female teacher, harem, parents and children, intrigue, society, female protagonist, love affair, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: turkey
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Sen Anlat Karadeniz (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: In the past, the impossible love of Tahir has been told, with Nefes escaping from the persecution of the man whose money was sold in the past and taking refuge in the Black Sea with his child, and his family's great reaction because he ...
Style: rough, sentimental, captivating, touching
Plot: domestic violence, love, torture, husband wife relationship, secret, kidnapping, lawyer, baby, police, escape, courtroom, protective male ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 8.4
 4K
Wounded Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Azize finds herself with her 3 children and mother-in-law in a difficult fight. She raises her children while fighting the difficulties of the war period and her husband's absence whom she loves more than anything. It's about war, love, ...
Style: touching, captivating, tense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: marriage, death, spy, conspiracy, family relations, secret, strong female lead, kidnapping, secret mission, trust, patriot, undercover ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, year 1919
Place: turkey, greece
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 5.9
 7K
Fatmagul (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? is a Turkish television drama series produced by Ay Yapım and broadcast on Kanal D. The series is based on Vedat Türkali's novel, Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?, which was made into a film in 1986. The series is ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, captivating
Plot: rape victim, rape, court case, prejudice, love, jealousy, loss of loved one, relationships, rape and revenge, secret, tragic love, husband wife relationship ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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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, war, sword, roman empire, castle, dream, christian ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople
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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, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, sultan, palace intrigue, intrigue, state affairs, couple relations, power struggle, love and romance, political intrigue, political unrest, political conspiracy, battles ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, constantinople, europe
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Waiting for the Sun (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Zeynep is a beautiful high school student who has a moderate and ordinary life with her mother Demet in a small city. Zeynep has been raised without knowing her father but she always think about him when she stays alone. She was told that her father ...
Style: romantic, emotional, captivating, talky, sincere
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: college life, teenage love, couples, romance, country girl, friends, mother daughter relationship, search for father, lifestyle change, social differences, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
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 7.6
 8K
Endless Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, touching, emotional, suspenseful, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: true love, forbidden love, tragic love, love and romance, family life, beefcake, life, blackmailer, violent husband, life is a bitch, emotional blackmail, murder investigation ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Istanbullu Gelin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Faruk is the owner of a bus company and the leader of a powerful family in Bursa which is a metropol in Turkey. Faruk meets a violonist girl and falls in love with her. But the dominant mother of Faruk isn't happy with her son's ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, lyrical, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, love and romance, family relations, love, wealth, mother son relationship, mother in law, impossible love, young girl, mother in law daughter in law relationship, destiny, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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 7.3
 5K
Only You (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The passionate love between a former boxer and a beautiful blind woman.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Plot: blindness, love, opposites attract, true love, boxing, handicapped, couple relations, estrangement, hospital, coincidence, romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 7.6
 38K
Mustang (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Turkey, 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: heartbreaking, sad, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sisters, arranged marriage, islam, female protagonist, forced marriage, escape, patriarchy, punishment, suicide, tradition, sexism, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, california, israel ...
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Strawberry smell (2015)
Genre: Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A hardworking girl and a reckless boy.. Although their major differences, fate on the other hand has other plans for them.
Style: romantic, light, entertaining, emotional, captivating
Plot: love hate relationship, romance, rich man poor woman, young girl, love and romance, romantic relationship, love story, destiny, romantic triangle, youth, love triangle, romantic rivalry ...
Place: turkey
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 7.1
 22K
The Gift (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A painter in Istanbul embarks on a personal journey as she unearths universal secrets about an Anatolian archaeological site and its link to her past.
Style: captivating, disturbing, mystical, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: archaeology, art, supernatural, archeological dig, massacre, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adventure, disorder, uncover truth, mysticism, mystery, secret revealed ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
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Love Likes Coincidences (2011)
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, romantic, dramatic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, childhood love, love triangle, hopes, love and romance, power of love, romance, couples, childhood sweetheart, fall in love, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 6.2
 303K
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, one man army, lone hero, kidnapped, fistfight, police chase, albanian, kidnapped girl, chase, u.s. embassy, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, usa, balkan, los angeles ...
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Brave and Beautiful (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Tahsin is head of the Korludag family, his wealth and great influence in society makes him feared and respected by everyone. There isn’t a place or person in town that he does not control. Tahsin has two children; his son Korhan is a big ...
Style: captivating, tense, touching, sweet
Plot: love, murder, secret, death, prison, family relations, family feud, love and romance, couples, rivalry, crimes, revenge ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 6.6
 2K
Asi (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Asi is a Turkish television drama serial. The series originally aired from Jule 21, 2007 to June 15, 2009. It ran for two seasons on Kanal D.
Style: psychological, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Plot: love, prejudice, farm, family relations, secret, revenge, pride, haunted by the past, romance, homecoming, society, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
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 7.4
 39K
Gallipoli (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank, both agile runners, become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, serious, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti war, military, world war one, friendship, british empire, idealism, human spirit, military life, battle zone, soldier, desert, army ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, 18th century
Place: australia, turkey, egypt, middle east, africa ...
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 7.9
 54K
Head-On (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: suicide attempt, marriage, muslim, culture clash, romance, love, love affair, rebellion, mentally unstable, self destructing, self esteem, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, germany, hamburg germany, europe, istanbul turkey ...
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The Edge of Heaven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Nejat seems disapproving about his widower father Ali's choice of prostitute Yeter for a live-in girlfriend. But he grows fond of her when he discovers she sends money home to Turkey for her daughter's university studies. Yeter's ...
Style: touching, psychological, intellectual, emotional, lyrical ...
Plot: funeral, tragic event, student, loss of daughter, prostitute, immigrants, rebelliousness, coincidence, heaven and hell, death, prison, arrest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, turkey, europe, istanbul turkey, hamburg germany ...
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Love for Rent (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A waitress named Defne Topal (Elçin Sangu) finds herself in a love game when she needs money to pay off her brother's debt. Defne looks after her grandmother, her young sister and her older brother, because her mother and father left her and ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, funny, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, happy ending, couples, family, love affair, wooing, workplace, love interest, multiple storylines, save the day, marriage of convenience, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 4.8
 26K
Recep Ivedik (2008)
Genre: Adventure, 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, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, lovers reunited, wooing, misfit, goofy hero, fish out of water, sexual content, nothing goes right, silly humor, couples, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: turkey, constantinople, istanbul turkey
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 6.5
 10K
I Saw the Sun (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war, making their daily life a hellish struggle. As the war continues to intensify, the family is forced to migrate west to the city of ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: culture clash, life is a bitch, pregnancy, wartime life, on the run, starting over, social relations, village, terrorism, migration, refugee, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, norway, europe, istanbul turkey, oslo norway
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Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997)
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, realistic, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, bathhouse, murder, family relations, coming out, gay relationship, turkish bath, homosexuality, culture clash, self discovery, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1995
Place: turkey, rome italy, italy, istanbul turkey, middle east ...
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 5.7
 4K
Holiday (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord, caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera.
Style: melancholic, captivating, serious, scenic, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: beach, erection, female nudity, forced sex, older man young girl relationship, male female relationship, explicit sex, drug lord, physical abuse, murder, sexual assault, wealth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
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A Small September Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A beautiful girl who has everything. Charming, playful, in her own words: 'too joyful to fall in love.' A sudden car crash, and her heart stops for a few minutes. When she wakes up, everyone assures 'every-thing's alright.' ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, true love, romance, fall in love, couples, amnesia, accident, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, greece
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 7.5
 8K
Bliss (2007)
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: realistic, psychological, serious, touching, contemplative
Plot: innocence lost, cultural difference, rape, sexual humiliation, social differences, injustice, love affair, unlikely partners, traditional versus modern, village, husband wife relationship, virginity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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