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1. Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)

44 min | Drama, History, War

8.3
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Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.

Stars: Cem Yigit Uzümoglu, Tommaso Basili, Selim Bayraktar, Birkan Sokullu

Votes: 5,341

2. Inferno (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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42 Metascore

When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Ben Foster

Votes: 145,939 | Gross: $34.34M

3. The Protector (2018– )

TV-MA | 40 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Given mystical powers by a talismanic keepsake, a young man embarks on a quest to fight shadowy forces and solve a mystery from his past.

Stars: Çagatay Ulusoy, Hazar Ergüçlü, Okan Yalabik, Ayça Aysin Turan

Votes: 27,137

4. The Pit (2017– )

120 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.4
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A dangerous neighborhood, "The Pit", ran by a noble mafia family called Koçovars. When the family is in the danger of losing the control of The Pit, their youngest son now must come back to his home, where he could never escape from.

Stars: Aras Bulut Iynemli, Erkan Kolçak Köstendil, Öner Erkan, Perihan Savas

Votes: 6,766

5. From Russia with Love (1963)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.4
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85 Metascore

James Bond willingly falls into an assassination plot involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by S.P.E.C.T.R.E.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Lotte Lenya, Daniela Bianchi

Votes: 109,787 | Gross: $24.80M

6. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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69 Metascore

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed

Votes: 48,563 | Gross: $8.08M

7. The Yard (2018– )

120 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A woman entering a prison trying to establish her own justice. These women who are forced to give up their freedom are struggling in Karakuyu against their own order and their own laws.

Stars: Demet Evgar, Ceren Moray, Nursel Köse, Çagdas Onur Öztürk

Votes: 853

8. Magnificent Century (2011–2014)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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From 1520, follows Suleiman the Magnificent and his relatives from his great conquests to the "Battle of Szigeth".

Stars: Halit Ergenç, Nur Fettahoglu, Selim Bayraktar, Selen Öztürk

Votes: 13,882

9. Kiralik Ask (2015–2017)

120 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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When Defne's brother gets into debt and is held captive, Defne is forced to accept an offer in exchange for the money. She has to make omer, a wealthy shoe designer who owns a company, fall in love with her and marry her.

Stars: Elçin Sangu, Baris Arduç, Salih Bademci, Nergis Kumbasar

Votes: 5,247

10. Fi (2017–2018)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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The story of those who pursue passion, those who fly at the expense of burning, and those who stand up against life in pain.

Stars: Ozan Güven, Serenay Sarikaya, Mehmet Günsür, Berrak Tüzünataç

Votes: 7,401

11. Erkenci Kus (2018–2019)

120 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Sanem, a young girl with aspirations of becoming a writer, is forced by her parents to choose between an arranged marriage and finding a proper job. Rushing into a new job at an advertising company, she soon falls for her boss, Jan.

Stars: Demet Özdemir, Can Yaman, Öznur Serçeler, Berat Yenilmez

Votes: 3,304

12. Brave and Beautiful (2016–2017)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Cesur returns to his father's village with an elaborate plan to avenge the death of his father. The only thing he hadn't planned for is Suhan, the daughter of the man he believes is responsible for his father's murder.

Stars: Kivanç Tatlitug, Tuba Büyüküstün, Tamer Levent, Erkan Avci

Votes: 3,595

13. Kurt Seyit ve Sura (2014)

46 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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The love story of Kurt Seyit, an army major, and Sura, a Russian woman.

Stars: Kivanç Tatlitug, Farah Zeynep Abdullah, Caglar Ertugrul, Demet Özdemir

Votes: 2,737

14. Altin Tepsi (2018– )

120 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Three things in life can not be hidden "love, smoke and lack of money". The social society and the events behind the business world are told.

Stars: Talat Bulut, Sevval Sam, Eda Ece, Safak Pekdemir

Votes: 401

15. Muslum (2018)

136 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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A biopic about turkish vocal artist Müslüm Gürses, drama, childhood, his life.

Directors: Ketche, Can Ulkay | Stars: Timuçin Esen, Zerrin Tekindor, Ayça Bingöl, Erkan Can

Votes: 12,295

16. Back Streets (2006– )

120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.6
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A magical, giant city that challenges centuries; Istanbul. And our brave police who challenges all kinds of bad and trouble to make every street of this city better, "livable" for everybody.

Stars: Zafer Ergin, Sevket Çoruh, Özgür Ozan, Alp Korkmaz

Votes: 2,971

17. ARIF V 216 (2018)

125 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.2
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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.

Director: Kivanç Baruönü | Stars: Cem Yilmaz, Ozan Güven, Özkan Ugur, Özge Özberk

Votes: 28,864

18. Sen Anlat Karadeniz (2018–2019)

150 min | Drama

5.8
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Nafes was forced to marry vedat who abused & tortured her,one day nefes takes her son & escapes in a car truck of one of her husband's partners who is called tahir,Tahir will protect them ... See full summary »

Stars: Ulas Tuna Astepe, Irem Helvacioglu, Sinan Tuzcu, Öykü Gürman

Votes: 1,706

19. Vampyros Lesbos (1971)

Unrated | 89 min | Drama, Horror

5.4
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An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Soledad Miranda, Dennis Price, Paul Muller, Ewa Strömberg

Votes: 4,053

20. Bir Zamanlar Çukurova (2018– )

120 min | Drama

6.0
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A young couple who dreams of marriage conceal their identity to escape from the darned. They will introduce themselves as sibling and work in the farm in Adana.

Stars: Vahide Perçin, Hilal Altinbilek, Murat Ünalmis, Ugur Günes

Votes: 353

21. Aile Arasinda (2017)

124 min | Comedy

7.8
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Life of a singer, her daughter and her friends change when they meet with a divorced man.

Director: Ozan Açiktan | Stars: Engin Günaydin, Demet Evgar, Erdal Özyagcilar, Seher Devrim Yakut

Votes: 16,591

22. Muhtesem Yüzyil: Kösem (2015–2017)

120 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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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.

Stars: Hakan Sahin, Sener Savas, Nurgül Yesilçay, Ece Çesmioglu

Votes: 2,376

23. Sadece Sen (2014)

105 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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The passionate love between a former boxer and a beautiful blind woman.

Director: Hakan Yonat | Stars: Belçim Bilgin, Ibrahim Celikkol, Kerem Can, Necmi Yapici

Votes: 3,501

24. Kalp Atisi (2017–2018)

120 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Eylul the stubborn, school girl turns up to be a strong professional doctor by the help of her teacher Ali Asaf. After years of separation they meet up again but not as a teacher and ... See full summary »

Stars: Gökhan Alkan, Öykü Karayel, Burcu Türünz, Basar Dogusoy

Votes: 1,305

25. Poyraz Karayel (2015–2017)

123 min | Action, Drama

8.0
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A defamed ex-cop, who is struggling to get back his son, is put on undercover duty within the biggest mafia in Istanbul.

Stars: Ilker Kaleli, Burçin Terzioglu, Musa Uzunlar, Ali Il

Votes: 7,367

26. Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? (2010–2012)

90 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Fatmagul Sucu Ne (What is Fatmagul's Fault?) is a story based on novel. The series revolves around Fatmagul (Beren) and Kerim (Engin) who are the lead characters. Fatmagul who is a small ... See full summary »

Stars: Beren Saat, Engin Akyürek, Firat Çelik, Murat Daltaban

Votes: 5,220

27. Dip (2018)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Sahir, who is in charge of discouraging people from committing suicide for Istanbul Police Department, meets a mysterious scientist woman called Bilge, when he receives a notice by phone.

Stars: Neslihan Atagül, Ilker Kaleli, Berrak Tüzünataç, Bülent Emin Yarar

Votes: 1,529

28. Recep Ivedik (2008)

90 min | Comedy

4.6
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The movie is about a man trying to impress his childhood lover, although it may sound like a romantic movie, it is not. When Recep comes see's Sibel he starts to remember the old days, from... See full summary »

Director: Togan Gökbakar | Stars: Sahan Gökbakar, Fatma Toptas, Tulug Çizgen, Ismail Hakki Ürün

Votes: 22,697

29. Ufak Tefek Cinayetler (2017–2018)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Three girls in high school made a prank on the fourth girl and caused her to be expelled from the high school with her teacher. After 20 years they got together in a high society environment.

Stars: Gökçe Bahadir, Aslihan Gürbüz, Mert Firat, Yildiray Sahinler

Votes: 1,917

30. Yüksek Sosyete (2016)

120 min | Romance

5.4
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This television show's plot is taken from the 2015 Korean series High Society. It's also about two different worlds. The first world is Kerem's (Engin Öztürk) world. Kerem is a hard-working... See full summary »

Stars: Engin Öztürk, Hazar Ergüçlü, Ozan Dolunay, Meric Aral

Votes: 656

31. Ulan Istanbul (2014–2015)

TV-G | 120 min | Comedy, Crime

7.1
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A group of thieves act like a family and help people by stealing in Istanbul.

Stars: Erkan Kolçak Köstendil, Sebnem Bozoklu, Kaan Yildirim, Salih Bademci

Votes: 629

32. Tintin et le mystère de la Toison d'Or (1961)

104 min | Adventure, Drama

6.0
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Tintin and Captain Haddock try to discover what is so desirable about their old and apparently worthless ship.

Director: Jean-Jacques Vierne | Stars: Jean-Pierre Talbot, Georges Wilson, Georges Loriot, Milo

Votes: 1,185

33. A Touch of Spice (2003)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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48 Metascore

"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »

Director: Tassos Boulmetis | Stars: Georges Corraface, Ieroklis Michaelidis, Renia Louizidou, Tamer Karadagli

Votes: 12,474

34. Assassin's Creed: Revelations (2011 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, History

8.3
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Ezio travels to Constantinople, at the peak of the Ottoman Empire to discover the truth behind his Ancestor, Altair, which will help him retrieve a powerful weapon hidden within Masyaf, the ancient assassins' fortress.

Director: Alexandre Amancio | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Cas Anvar, Nolan North, John de Lancie

Votes: 10,818

35. The Journey (II) (2019)

6 min | Short

6.1
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Directed by Ridley Scott, Sylvia Hoeks and Aure Atika embark on a mysterious journey in this short film. Journey brings Istanbul's historic charm and a thrilling action to the screens.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Sylvia Hoeks, Aure Atika

Votes: 182

36. Ides? Idem! (2019)

97 min | Adventure, Comedy

4.2
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Add a Plot

Director: Ljubo Zdjelarevic | Stars: Raul Brzic, Meca Cazin, Mert Efe, Zijad Gracic

Votes: 22

37. The Diamond Arm (1969)

PG-13 | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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An ordinary Soviet citizen accidentally intervenes into a huge operation of international criminal group that trades illegally obtained jewelry.

Director: Leonid Gaidai | Stars: Yuriy Nikulin, Nina Grebeshkova, Andrey Mironov, Anatoliy Papanov

Votes: 12,267

38. The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006)

122 min | Adventure, Romance

3.9
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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.

Director: Vicente Aranda | Stars: Caspar Zafer, Esther Nubiola, Leonor Watling, Ingrid Rubio

Votes: 833

39. Gönülçelen (2010–2011)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.6
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Gönülçelen is inspired by Bernard Shaw's play 'Pygmalion' and its film adaptation 'My Fair Lady'. The series transports the scene to Istanbul where both Murat and Hasret, the two main ... See full summary »

Stars: Tuba Büyüküstün, Günay Karacaoglu, Zeynep Tugçe Bayat, Öykü Celik

Votes: 810

40. Sila (2006–2008)

70 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.3
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A young woman's forced marriage to the agha of a tribe in Southeastern Turkey leads to tragedy and social change.

Stars: Mehmet Akif Alakurt, Cansu Dere, Menderes Samancilar, Zeynep Eronat

Votes: 1,167

41. Naciye (2015)

81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.5
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On their first night at a new, secluded house, a couple (Esin Harvey, Gorkem Mertsoz) encounter the mysterious woman (Derya Alabora - A Most Wanted Man, When We Leave) who claims it to be her home.

Director: Lutfu Emre Cicek | Stars: Derya Alabora, Esin Alpogan, Görkem Mertsöz, Ilgin Çakir

Votes: 412

42. Sevdam Alabora (2015)

120 min | Drama

7.0
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The daughter of a wealthy and respected family in Anatolia runs away from home when she falls in love with someone the family does not approve. This escape turns into a big drama that will ... See full summary »

Stars: Kadir Dogulu, Elçin Sangu, Mustafa Avkiran, Gökçe Yanardag

Votes: 155

43. Sign of the Pagan (1954)

Approved | 92 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.1
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With the Roman Empire divided, Attila the Hun hopes to conquer. In his way are a brave centurion, a beautiful princess...and Christianity.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Jack Palance, Ludmilla Tchérina, Rita Gam

Votes: 557

44. The Last Roman (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Cethegus, leader of the Roman nobility, travels to Bizantium and its leader Justinian, in an attempt to raise an army to march on the Goths under Narses. Cethegus would like to set the two ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Siodmak, Andrew Marton, Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Orson Welles, Sylva Koscina, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 280

45. Saf (2018)

102 min | Drama

6.6
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The Fikirtepe district of Istanbul. Urban transformation is sweeping away the poor communities and Syrian refugees take shelter in deserted buildings. Kamil and his wife Remziye risk losing... See full summary »

Director: Ali Vatansever | Stars: Erol Afsin, Saadet Aksoy, Onur Buldu, Emrullah Cakay

Votes: 188

46. Aglama anne (2018)

120 min | Drama

5.2
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Aglama Anne (Crying Mom) living in high school for a one-night love for fun at night, Zeynep will suffer for many years later. Alev will get pregnant that night and will not want to have ... See full summary »

Stars: Birce Akalay, Özlem Yilmaz, Cansel Elcin, Sezin Akbasogullari

Votes: 170

47. Istanbul Tales (2005)

99 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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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 »

Directors: Ömür Atay, Selim Demirdelen, Kudret Sabanci, Yücel Yolcu, Ümit Ünal | Stars: Altan Erkekli, Özgü Namal, Mehmet Günsür, Erkan Can

Votes: 5,849

48. 8 Gun (2018)

110 min | Drama

6.3
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It's about the changing life of Bahar, who confronts the dark guys who are pursuing the software that the deceased mother produces.

Stars: Burcu Biricik, Musa Uzunlar, Bugra Gülsoy, Cem Davran

Votes: 365

49. Labyrinth (2011)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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The story (fictional) of a Turkish intel team trying to stop a terrorist organization trying to conduct attacks in Istanbul. Due to differing positions of TR, the UK and the U.S. towards ... See full summary »

Director: Tolga Örnek | Stars: Timuçin Esen, Meltem Cumbul, Sarp Akkaya, Riza Kocaoglu

Votes: 2,087

50. Ahmet Iki Gözüm (2020)

115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

A biopic about Turkish iconic artist Ahmet Kaya, drama, childhood, his life. Can label of Divider terminate the heroism, which was sealed right at the center of public's heart?

Directors: Hakan Gürtop, Gani Savata | Stars: Gani Savata, Ozgur Tuzer, Aleyna Solaker, Serdar Orçin



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