Best Turkish Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Turkish Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful, humorous and psychological. Plot: crimes, murder, family relations, mother son relationship, crime, society, flashback, danger, bar and telephone call. Genre: Drama, Comedy and Thriller. Country: Turkey, USA and UK.
Best Turkish Movies
Best Turkish Movies
TOP Movies: Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2019), Skyfall (2012), In Bar (2007), Zenne Dancer (2011), In the Family (2017), The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017), 120 (2008), Nobody's Home (2013), Hunting Season (2010), Arif V 216 (2018), Let's Sin (2014), Coming Soon (2014), Taken 2 (2012), Fort Bliss (2014), The Magician (2006), Bad Cat (2016), Losers' Club (2011), Magic Carpet Ride (2005), Everything's Gonna Be Great (1998), The Mountain (2012).

List of Best Movies

Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Separated from his daughter, a father with an intellectual disability must prove his innocence when he is jailed for the death of a commander's child.
Style: psychological, sentimental, captivating, atmospheric, twist ending
Plot: mentally challenged, cell mate, father daughter relationship, prison, arrest, murder, jail cell, love, little girl, false accusation, friendship, couples ...
Time: year 2004, year 1983
Place: turkey
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 7.7
 645K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Turkey
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, james bond, chases and races, spy, secret agent, heroic mission, 007, spy hero, british intelligence, explosion, british secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, turkey, england, asia, europe ...
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 12K
In Bar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young high society friends, aged between 18 and 25, are gathered at a friend's bar that they regularly frequent for the night. But when they finish of their last beer and prepare to head home they find themselves held captive at ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: gang, vigilantism, captivity, crimes, sexual abuse, deadly, life is a bitch, confined, murder, rivalry, injustice, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 3K
Zenne Dancer (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A feature film about an unusual trio: DANIEL, a German photo-journalist in Istanbul without much knowledge about Middle Eastern values. CAN, a flamboyant, out and proud male belly dancer with lots of love and support from his family, and AHMET born ...
Style: bleak, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: murder, love affair, haunted by the past, society, journalism, love and romance, media, gender, life is a bitch, religions or cults, friendship, gay love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, afghanistan
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 7.7
 22K
In the Family (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The neurotic Fikret and tavern singer Solmaz, whose 21 year long relationships end on the same day, meet through a funny coincidence. When Solmaz's daughter Zeynep decides to marry her lover from Adana, the ever-fearful Fikret ends up having to ...
Style: light, psychological, sincere, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, divorce, wedding, coincidence, family relations, lovers, singer, romance, family, love, friends, trans woman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey
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The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, tense, captivating
Plot: world war one, nurse, lieutenant, love, armenian, soldier, hospital, self discovery, female protagonist, danger, atrocity, love triangle ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, america, turkey, philadelphia
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 7K
120 (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help, who happen to have supplies. However, the First World War is on and all men are fighting at four corners of the empire and therefore can ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: genocide, against humanity, military, battles, war, nationalism, world war one, armenian genocide, school, siblings relations, fictional reality, church ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 821
Nobody's Home (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The story of four people who cannot manage to become a family again after a loss and who destroy themselves with each passing day.
Style: disturbing, sad, serious, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, family relations, older woman younger man sex, crumbling relationship, family, self destructing, desperation, tragic event, paranoia, life is a bitch, insanity, loss ...
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 7.4
 33K
Hunting Season (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Veteran homicide cop Ferman (Şener Şen) and his hot-headed partner İdris (Cem Yılmaz) team up with rookie cop and anthropology major Hasan (Okan Yalabık) to investigate the murder of a young woman. The suspects include her conservative family, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, who done it, generation gap, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, crime, oldtimer, conservative ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 34K
Arif V 216 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After 8 years, Arif's old friend 216 from planet GORA pays a visit to Earth.Together they go on a quest where they'll be visiting 60's.
Style: tense, captivating, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: time travel, androids, robot, heroic mission, companion, adventure, adventurer, save the world, heroes, escapades, friends, save the day ...
Place: istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 13K
Let's Sin (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: There is a murder while at prayer. Selman Bulut, the imam of mosque, starts to investigate the murder and faces with people in the neighborhood.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: investigation, crimes, who done it, amateur detective, mystery, parents and children, murder, deadly, religions or cults, father daughter relationship, murder mystery, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 33K
Coming Soon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pirated DVD seller Zafer who is formerly an extra in movies; swore to give up illegal works when his wife wanted to get divorce. To win his family back, he and his old-fashioned crew decided to make a movie called "Summit - The End Of ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: film producer, starting over, ambition, follow your dream, nothing goes right, actor's life, couples, disorder, family relations, couple relations, artists and showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, turkey
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 296K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, one man army, lone hero, chase, fistfight, u.s. embassy, ex husband ex wife relationship, albanian, danger, police chase, kidnapped girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, paris france, los angeles, balkan ...
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 3K
Fort Bliss (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After returning home from an extended tour in Afghanistan, a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother struggles to rebuild her relationship with her young son.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: female soldier, military base, war veteran, military life, haunted by the past, family relations, single parent, military, parents and children, ex husband ex wife relationship, mother son reunion, mother child separation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico, afghanistan
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Yahsi Bati - The Ottoman Cowboys (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Western
Country: Turkey
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two Ottoman government officials travel to USA in 19th Century in order to give gift to President from Sultan of Ottoman.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, epic, slang
Plot: old west, robbery, cowboy, escapades, theft, silly humor, mission gone awry, gem, disorder, wrestling, horse, wanted ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 1880s
Place: usa, ottoman empire, united states, turkey, istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 31K
The Magician (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 122 min.
Story: İskender (Cem Yılmaz) hokkabazdır. Yani aslında sihirbazdır. Ama onun ve çocukluk arkadaşı Maradona'nın (Tuna Orhan) dışında herkes onun hokkabaz olduğunu düşünmektedir. İstanbul'dan hızla kaçmak zorunda kalan ikili, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: loser, follow your dream, ambition, performer's life, performance, down on your luck, introspection, on the road, buddies, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, stage magician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 7K
Bad Cat (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Produced by Turkey's biggest animation studio, Anima Istanbul, The Bad Cat is an animated epic for young adults featuring the unforgettably bad cat, Shero and his foul mouthed gang in action. As animals inhabiting streets Shero and his friends ...
Style: funny, brutal, adult animation
Plot: cat, dark humor, father son relationship, talking animals, murder, seagull, bank robbery, bad temper, gross out humor, anthropomorphic animal, rat, human animal relationship ...
Place: istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 23K
Losers' Club (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kaan and Mete, co-hosts of a mid 1990s radio show called Kaybedenler Kulübü (Losers' Club), struggle to deal with their daily lives after their show becomes an instant hit. Kaan meets Zeynep, the girl of his dreams, but their relationship ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, captivating, contemplative
Plot: sex scene, sex, urban legend, architect, best friend, sex talk, mother son relationship, pier, telephone call, drinking, bar, book ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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Magic Carpet Ride (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A struggling, suicidal young comedian meets a car thief who is willing to teach him a few things about his profession.
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: petty criminal, anti hero, anti heroes, family problems, crimes, heist, working class, misfit, society, dark humor, satire, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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Everything's Gonna Be Great (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Plot: gangsters, friends, siblings relations, unlikely criminals, unlikely partners, dark humor, disorder, drug dealing, on the run, singer, buddies, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 21K
The Mountain (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The heroic story of two soldiers trapped in an ambush, fighting for their lives.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: turkish army, military, terror, ambush, mountain, terrorist attack, relationship problems, survival, mission, struggle for survival, team, soldier ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 5K
Majority (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mertkan has a simple life in Istanbul: 'working' as an office-boy in his dad's construction company, hanging out with his male friends in malls and discos, cruising with his dad's 4-wheel drive at night. There is no urgency for ...
Plot: coitus, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, racial discrimination, racism, male masturbation, swearing, domineering father, unhappy wife
Place: istanbul turkey
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The Chaos Class (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lazy, uneducated students mostly coming from money, share a very close band. They live together in the dormitory of this private highschool, where they daily plan their latest pranks on teachers or the other classes. When a new and obviously strict ...
Style: cult film
Plot: marching, lesson, cat, broken window, beating, night watchman, diploma, visual impairment, director, escape, friendship, letter ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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Five Minarets in New York (2010)
Genre: Action
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, racism, chase, crimes, life is a bitch, society, danger, law enforcement, dishonesty, police investigation, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, turkey, istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 13K
Money Trap (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Asim Noyan swindles people with his lies and games. Asim Noyan and his gang, who no one else has been able to catch, get into a ruse again.
Style: entertaining, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: father daughter relationship, disorder, rivalry, escapades, crimes, society, adventure, family relations, family, father daughter estrangement, kiss, deep cleavage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 1K
Housewife (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Housewife is centered on Holly whose mother murdered her sister and father when she was seven. 20 years later and slowly losing her grip on the difference between reality and nightmares, she runs into a celebrity psychic who claims that he is ...
Plot: filicide, surrealism, female full frontal nudity, pregnant wife, murder by drowning, bare breasts, childbirth, stabbed in the eye, dagger, sex scene, nightmare, menstrual blood ...
Place: turkey
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Shattered Soul (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 137 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, crimes, police detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, uncover truth, danger, memory lapse, suspicion, losing-it hero, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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Innocent Bystanders (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Washed-up agent John Craig is given the task of proving his worth by tracking down a Russian scientist on the run. Cross and double-cross is the name of the game.
Style: eurospy
Plot: spy, redemption, safe, torture, electric torture, skeet shooting, fistfight
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Reminiscence: The Beginning (2014)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There are worlds, there are humans and there are Others. But there is only one Time which is the border between worlds. What if time breaks down? Reminiscence based on true events and physics, telling the story of a couple that trying to experiment ...
Style: surreal, scary, mind bending, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: parallel world, black hole, darkness, time travel, another dimension, imaginary, experiment gone awry, small town, couple relations, couples, inventions and discoveries, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 281
Missing Pages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 8 important executive members of some notable corporations of the country are kidnapped during a recent trial.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: company, manager, kidnapping, telephone call, death, murder, crying, room, cigarette smoking, boss, lie, gun ...
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