Best Turkish Movies All Timeby msamigurpinar | created - 01 Jan 2015 | updated - 13 Oct 2017 | Public
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4. Winter Sleep (2014)
Not Rated | 196 min | Drama
A hotel owner and landlord in a remote Turkish village deals with conflicts within his family and a tenant behind on his rent.
Votes: 39,564 | Gross: $0.17M
5. Everything's Gonna Be Great (1998)
107 min | Comedy, Drama
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 ... See full summary »
6. A World Upside Down (1994)
97 min | Comedy
In the film TERSINE DÜNYA the traditional roles of men and women are reversed. "Calamity" Leyla, Sari Leman and Hasibe are friends from the same neighborhood. Hasibe's father passed away ... See full summary »
8. Yozgat Blues (2013)
93 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A barber in Yozgat - a very small city in the middle Anatolia - has an emotional breakdown when he runs into Yavuz and Nese who have come to town to sing in a small music hall-bar.
9. Yol (1982)
PG | 114 min | Drama
When five Kurdish prisoners are granted one week's home leave, they find to their dismay that they face continued oppression outside of prison from their families, the culture, and the government.
10. Somersault in a Coffin (1996)
76 min | Drama
Mahsun is homeless and unemployed. He lives in Rumelihisari (one of the most picturesque and oldest quarters of Istanbul), and tries to stay alive with the help of local fishermen. Mahsun ... See full summary »
11. Güzel Günler Görecegiz (2012)
112 min | Drama
"To Better Days" takes place in a day in Istanbul. It tells about five different character's paths crossing in daily life and intervention to each other's lives without awareness. The film ... See full summary »
12. Arabesque (1988)
105 min | Comedy, Musical
This is the tragicomic story of two lovers who cannot ever get together. Sener is the son of a simple family in the village and he is in love with the village headman's daughter Mujde. Kaya... See full summary »
14. Mum kokulu kadinlar (1996)
89 min | Drama
He second half of 1990s Lady Firuzan is about to give birth to a child whose name will be Ihsan. In 1950s Lady Firuzan adapts a daughter called Fatma about 5- 6 years old and Ä°hsan and ... See full summary »
16. Saka ile karisik (1965)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The story of a rogue, Osman, who earns his living by singing on the streets in return for some food. Since he could not achieve any goal in his life before, people call him " Ofsayt Osman" ... See full summary »
17. Time to Love (1965)
89 min | Drama, Romance
Halil who is a painter falls in love with a picture which belongs to a daughter of a mansion's owner. One day, the girl comes into the mansion while Halil is looking at the picture.
19. Kilink Istanbul'da (1967)
71 min | Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Kilink, the Turkish super anti-hero,who was a lookalike of the Italian comic-strip hero Killing, who was a lookalike of the other Italian super hero Kriminal,opens the long series of Kilink... See full summary »
20. Vesikali Yarim (1968)
89 min | Drama, Romance
Halil is an honest greengrocer with an ordinary life. One day his friends take him to a local night club where he meets a beautiful hostess, Sabiha. The two fall in love. Little does Sabiha know about Halil's life before they met.
21. Ask Filmlerinin Unutulmaz Yönetmeni (1990)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
Hasmet, director of love stories, wants to make a film with a "social content". He makes a deal with the producer Abdulkadir, yet the actress Mujde Ar doesn't accept the leading role, as ... See full summary »
25. Egg (2007)
97 min | Drama
Poet Yusuf (35-38) returns to his childhood hometown, which he hadn't visited for years, upon his mother's death. He is faced with a neglected, crumbling house. Ayla, a young girl (17-19) ... See full summary »
27. Zenne Dancer (2012)
99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A feature film about an unusual trio: Daniel, a German photo-journalist in Istanbul without much knowledge about Turkish values. Can, a flamboyant, out and proud male belly dancer with lots... See full summary »
28. Dracula in Istanbul (1953)
102 min | Fantasy, Horror
Azmi is a lawyer from Istanbul. Drakula of Romania has assumed a new title. Azmi travels to Romania for legal matters. He is warned of Drakula but Azmi is a strong believer of goodness.
29. Uzak Ihtimal (2009)
90 min | Drama
Muezzin Musa falls for his neighbor, the Catholic nurse Clara. The story gets even more exceptional when Musa meets Yakup, who turns out to be connected with Clara.
30. Head-On (2004)
R | 121 min | Drama, Romance
With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love.
31. The Girl with the Red Scarf (1977)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Story of a dilemma between a woman's love and her logic. Asya, a young girl with a strict mother, meets Ilyas who is a womanizer city man, and they quickly fall in love. They get over the ... See full summary »
33. Motherland Hotel (1987)
101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The lonely proprietor of a small hotel in a provincial Turkish town develops a passion for a departed guest and the reality of routine everyday-life starts crumbling into pieces.
34. The Honest One (1984)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
When an incorruptible government pay clerk, who isn't taken seriously by anyone including his family, get robbed while carrying huge amount of work money, he becomes popular because people believe he faked the robbery and kept the money.
35. Istanbul Tales (2005)
99 min | Drama, Thriller
Istanbul Tales is a 2005 Turkish drama film which tells five interconnected stories set in modern-day Istanbul based on the fairy tales Snow White, Cinderella, Pied Piper, Sleeping Beauty ... See full summary »
36. Aaahh Belinda (1986)
100 min | Comedy, Fantasy
After Serap, the theatre actress, acts in an advertisement, she loses her identity and become a housewife with two children. The movie is about dilemma of Serap and Naciye.
37. Dream (IV) (2016)
106 min | Drama
A female architect who wants to preserve her utopias realizes the only probable way to experience this in today's Istanbul is through dreams and parallel lives. Indeed, her dreams help her to continue, build new hopes and lives.
39. Ember (2016)
115 min | Drama
When her husband Cemal is arrested in Romania, Emine is left alone with their child who needs immediate surgery. She takes a job as a needle worker at a garment workshop where she comes ... See full summary »
40. Inside (2012)
107 min | Drama
A man's life, thoughts, feelings and his very own darkness... Adapted from Dostoevsky's novel "Notes from Undergroud", Demirkubuz follows Muharrem as he gets himself invited to a party ... See full summary »