Movies about Turkey

List of the best movies about Turkey, selected by visitors to our site: Manou the Swift, Sibel, Operation Cicero, Champion, The Wild Pear Tree, Holiday, Muslum, Enes Batur, The Ottoman Lieutenant, Time of Happiness.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Manou the Swift (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
PlaceGermany, France, Turkey

    The little swift Manou grows up believing he's a seagull. Learning to fly he finds out he never will be. Shocked, he runs away from home. He meets birds of his own species and finds out who he really is. When both seagulls and swifts face a dangerous threat, Manou becomes the hero of the day.

    Sibel (2019)
    Markimdb: 6.9
    CountryTurkey, France, Germany, Luxembourg
    CharactersSisters, Snake

      25-year-old Sibel lives with her father and sister in a secluded village in the mountains of Turkey’s Black Sea region. Sibel is a mute, but she communicates by using the ancestral whistled language of the area.

      Operation Cicero (2019)
      Markimdb: 6.6
      Genreaction, drama, crime, history
      CharactersSpy, Hitler
      PlotOn real events
      PlaceGermany, Turkey

        Ilyas Bazna works as a butler in the British Embassy in Turkey during WW2. After Bazna starts to work as a German spy he is going to experience a series of unexpected events.

        Champion (2018)
        Markimdb: 6.1
        Genrecomedy, drama, sport
        CountrySouth Korea
        CharactersGangsters, Tough guys, Horses
        PlotLove, Racing, Cancer, Rivalry, Success

          Mark is an arm wrestler and dreams of becoming a champion. Jin-ki is a promoter and he dreams of turning his life around by using Mark. But then Marks sister Soo-jin appears and changes the live of everyone.

          The Wild Pear Tree (2018)
          Markimdb: 8.1
          CountryTurkey, Macedonia, France, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Sweden
          CharactersWriters, Family, Dogs, Teachers
          PlotMoney, Snow, Fate

            Sinan is passionate about literature and has always wanted to be a writer. Returning to the village where he was born, he pours his heart and soul into scraping together the money he needs to be published, but his father’s debts catch up with him.

            Holiday (2018)
            Markimdb: 5.7
            Genredrama, crime
            CountryDenmark, Netherlands, Sweden
            PlotDeath, Love triangle
            PlaceBeach, Turkey
            StyleFascinating, For men

              Sascha, the young and beautiful trophy girlfriend of a Danish drug lord, arrives at his holiday villa in the seaside town of Bodrum, on the Turkish Riviera, where she is welcomed into his inner circle. Under the summer sun, she lives a carefree dream of luxury and fun until she meets Tomas, a Dutch traveler trying to discover himself.

              Muslum (2018)
              Markimdb: 7.7
              Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
              CharactersSingers, Musicians
              PlotDeath, On real events

                The movie is about the legendary Turkish "soul singer" Müslüm Gürses. Born into a poor family, Muslum found his redemption in music from the initial trauma that lingered over his musical and personal life as internalizing the grief. He rose through his ashes of shattered dreams like a phoenix. He walked in darkness, sang songs filled with sorrow which stirred people's souls and created a cult following. They were calling him "Baba" (The Father).

                Enes Batur (2018)
                Markimdb: 4

                  Enes Batur has to decide between going to college or being a professional YouTuber

                  The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
                  Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.6)
                  Genredrama, military
                  CountryTurkey, USA
                  CharactersDoctors, Nurses, Soldier
                  PlotLove, War, Death, Relationship
                  PlaceSea, Turkey, Village

                    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 the titular military man, Ismail, just as the war is about to erupt.

                    Time of Happiness (2017)
                    Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
                    Genrecomedy, melodrama
                    CharactersFamily, Businessmen
                    PlotLove, Happiness
                    PlaceSea, Turkey
                    StyleLight, Cute, Soulful

                      True love is not about perfection, it is hidden in flaws. The movie 'Mutluluk Zamani' (Time of Happiness) tells the story of Mert (Baris Arduc) who creates his 'perfect' life without facing his past and Ada (Elcin Sangu) who builds her own way of life based on all of her past experiences.

                      Kötü Çocuk (2017)
                      Mark10 (imdb: 2)
                      PlotLove, Mystery, Loneliness

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                        American Assassin (2017)
                        Mark9 (imdb: 6.2)
                        Genreaction, thriller
                        CharactersCIA, Brides, Dogs, Spy, Hackers, Snipers, Terrorists, Special Forces
                        PlotRevenge, Fear, Nuclear War, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Money
                        PlaceTurkey, USA, Sea, Aircraft
                        StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

                          Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.

                          Red Istanbul (2017)
                          Mark4.6 (imdb: 5.5)
                          CountryItaly, Turkey
                          CharactersWriters, Directors, Singers
                          PlotMystery, Love, Investigation, Funeral, Chase
                          PlaceTurkey, Party, Mansions

                            Orhan who lived in London for years and did not come back to Turkey agrees to help Deniz -a famous director- edit his first book. Deniz has been living in a mansion with his family which started to lose its old brightness and power. Orhan finds himself in the middle of Deniz's complicated relationships, mysterious friends and stange family members. This is the first movie of Ferzan Ozpetek which is shot in Turkey after a long time. It is also based on his own book which has the same name with the movie.

                            Endless Love (2017)
                            Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)

                              A famous and a wealthy doctor, falls in love with a poor housekeeper.

                              Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas (2017)
                              Markimdb: 6.2
                              Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
                              CountrySpain, USA
                              CharactersFriends, Dogs
                              PlaceSpain, Turkey

                                Tad Jones, the most awkward explorer, must rescue his beloved Sara from a millionaire who is looking for King Midas' necklace.

                                The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
                                Mark10 (imdb: 7)
                                Genrecomedy, drama, biography
                                CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
                                CharactersWriters, Poor
                                PlotDancing, Snow, Fog, Ghosts
                                PlaceTrains, New York, Turkey
                                TimeNew Year

                                  In 1843, despite the fact that Dickens is a successful writer, the failure of his latest book puts his career at a crossroads, until the moment when, struggling with inspiration and confronting reality with his childhood memories, a new character is born in the depths of his troubled mind; an old, lonely, embittered man, so vivid, so human, that a whole world grows around him, a story so inspiring that changed the meaning of Christmas forever.

                                  Love, Surreal and Odd (2017)
                                  Markimdb: 5.6
                                  Genrecomedy, melodrama
                                  PlotDivorce, Love, Love triangle
                                  PlaceParty, Turkey
                                  StyleTouching, Soulful, Fascinating

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                                    Hayatimin Aski (2016)
                                    Mark7 (imdb: 4.3)
                                    Genrecomedy, melodrama
                                    PlotAdventure, Love, Loneliness

                                      Gokce, is turning 30 and still doesn't have any man in her life. She just watches as her other friends get married. She works in an advertisement company called 275. And suddenly she decides to get in love with her boss 'Demir ' . Demir is the dream of every girl, as he is such a handsome and rich man. So can Gokce make Demir fall in love with her?

                                      My Brother (2016)
                                      Mark3 (imdb: 5.9)
                                      Genrecomedy, drama
                                      CharactersSingers, Musicians, Brothers, Mothers, Fathers
                                      PlotWedding, Death, Funeral

                                        Hakan and Ozan are brothers who can't get along well. They meet again in their father's funeral. Even though they want to get back to their daily lives, their father's will won't allow it.

                                        Herşey Aşktan (2016)
                                        Mark9 (imdb: 5.4)
                                        CharactersFriends, Brides, Lovers
                                        PlotWedding, Love, Jealousy, Fidelity, Love triangle

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