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1.
Three Monkeys (2008)
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A family suffers from a major communication breakdown during their struggle to get through their hardships. (109 mins.)
 
2.
Innocence (1997)
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Yusuf is released from prison after serving a ten-year sentence. He is scared of life outside as he goes to an address given to him by another prisoner. (110 mins.)
Director: Zeki Demirkubuz
 
3.
Hunting Season (2010)
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The lives of three homicide detectives are turned upside-down during a murder investigation. (140 mins.)
Director: Yavuz Turgul
 
4.
Destiny (2006)
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Bekir is in love with Ugur, who loves Zagor who loves to commit crimes. (103 mins.)
Director: Zeki Demirkubuz
 
5.
Clouds of May (1999)
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This is a movie within movie, which is almost recursive, i.e., the movie inside looks like director Ceylan's previous movie... (130 mins.)
 
6.
My Father and My Son (2005)
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The family of a left-wing journalist is torn apart after a military coup in 1980's Turkey. (108 mins.)
Director: Çagan Irmak
 
7.
Everything About Mustafa (2004)
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Mustafa is a successful business man living a seemingly great life with his family when an accident... (119 mins.)
Director: Çagan Irmak
 
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On Board (1998)
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The sailors who were duped by woman sellers, want to steal their capitals to retaliate from them. There are four men and one woman in a ruined boat... (102 mins.)
Director: Serdar Akar
 
9.
Azize: Bir Laleli Hikayesi (1999)
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You will see the story of four sailors who were cheated by woman sellers in "A patroness in Laleli"... (85 mins.)
Director: Kudret Sabanci
 
10.
Lovelorn (2005)
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Idealist Nazim returns home to his family in Istanbul after a 15-year gap away teaching in a remote Kurdish village in eastern Turkey... (142 mins.)
Director: Yavuz Turgul
 
11.
The Bandit (1996)
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The epic adventures of the legendary Baran the Bandit following his release from prison. After serving 35 years... (128 mins.)
Director: Yavuz Turgul
 
12.
Everything's Gonna Be Great (1998)
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When Altan swipes prescription drugs from his brother Nuri's pharmacy, they soon find themselves on... (107 mins.)
Director: Ömer Vargi
 
13.
The Shadow Play (1992)
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Mahmut and Abidin work as comedians at a night club, Mahmut is honest yet Abidin is sly. Sulo brings a deaf and dumb girl named Kumru... (103 mins.)
Director: Yavuz Turgul
 
14.
Eyyvah Eyvah (2010)
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A clarinet player goes on a search for his real father, teaming up with an eccentric nightclub singer. (104 mins.)
Director: Hakan Algül
 
15.
Eyyvah Eyvah 2 (2011)
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A clarinetist from a village in Turkey's Thracian region tries to reach his fiancé, who works as a nurse in a village near Çanakkale, to give her a ring to win back her heart. (106 mins.)
Director: Hakan Algül
 
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Where's Firuze? (2004)
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Having failed incredibly many times in attempts to find a big talent and to be rich, the two producers... (128 mins.)
Director: Ezel Akay
 
17.
Vizontele (2001)
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The film is about the introduction of television to a small village in southeast Anatolia in 1974. Employing a tragicomic language... (110 mins.)
 
18.
Filler ve Çimen (2000)
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A chief police inspector's first hand witness testimony impeaches someone of an intelligent service crime. Some hitman who is officially dead, but concealed by an intelligence agency, has been involved in a political treason plot. (115 mins.)
Director: Dervis Zaim
 
19.
Adam and the Devil (2007)
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On the first day of Ramadan, Hasan arrives at a railway station in the middle of the Anatolian wilderness... (100 mins.)
Director: Baris Pirhasan
 
20.
Somersault in a Coffin (1996)
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Mahsun is homeless and unemployed. He lives in Rumelihisari (one of the most picturesque and oldest quarters of Istanbul)... (75 mins.)
Director: Dervis Zaim
 
21.
Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
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The story takes us back to the 17th century Istanbul, and the powerful times of the Ottoman Empire under the rule of Sultan Murad IV... (119 mins.)
 
22.
Yol (1982)
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A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave... (114 mins.)
 
23.
The Herd (1979)
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Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family in eastern Turkey decides to sell its sheep - a most precious commodity - in far away Ankara... (129 mins.)
Director: Zeki Ökten
 
24.
Don't Let Them Shoot the Kite (1989)
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Baris, a 5 year-old little boy, has to stay in a prison with her mother during her detention period. Baris develops a special relationship with Inci, a young woman who also stays in prison. She promises him that the kite will fly someday. (100 mins.)
Director: Tunç Basaran
 
25.
Piano Piano Kid (1991)
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In 1940's Turkey, the world in the eyes of a child. (81 mins.)
Director: Tunç Basaran
 
26.
Istanbul Tales (2005)
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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... (99 mins.)
 
27.
Cholera Street (1997)
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A young car mechanic, while in the middle of an unlikely love affair, tries to protect the people in his poor neighborhood from a gangster who terrorizes the locals. (120 mins.)
 
28.
Journey to the Sun (1999)
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Mehmet, a young Turkish man newly migrated from the village Tire, takes a job searching for water leaks below the surface of the streets of Istanbul... (104 mins.)
Director: Yesim Ustaoglu
 
29.
Waiting for the Clouds (2003)
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Ayse/Eleni who is a member of a Greek family in Turkey is forced to immigrate from Trabzon to Mersin in her early ages. However, the events that happen cause her to face her own past. (90 mins.)
Director: Yesim Ustaoglu
 
30.
Insaat (2003)
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Insaat, 2003 directed by Ömer Vargi to undertake the construction of film. (113 mins.)
 
31.
The Girl with the Red Scarf (1977)
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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... (90 mins.)
Director: Atif Yilmaz
 
32.
Berdel (1990)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Atif Yilmaz
 
33.
Cars of the Revolution (2008)
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In the years of military coup, Turkey was unable to produce its own cars. But Pasha believed that Turkish people can produce their own cars so he ordered 2 cars. Gunduz and engineers with him must produce 2 cars in only 130 days! (115 mins.)
Director: Tolga Örnek
 
34.
Beans (2000)
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The duty of taking the tax return forms of the villagers to the big city is assigned to a naive young guy... (105 mins.)
Director: Bora Tekay
 
35.
Gece melek ve bizim çocuklar (1994)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Atif Yilmaz
 
36.
Love in Another Language (2009)
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Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven... (98 mins.)
Director: Ilksen Basarir
 
37.
My Cinemas (1990)
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(90 mins.)
 
38.
Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004)
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This is a movie about amateur spirit made with an amateur spirit. It is the story of two adolescents who live in a small village... (97 mins.)
Director: Ahmet Uluçay
 
39.
Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006)
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A promotion brings a Muslim's relationship with God into question. (96 mins.)
Director: Özer Kiziltan
 
40.
Women's Ward (1990)
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(146 mins.)
Director: Halit Refig
 
41.
Toss-Up (2004)
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Yazi Tura (Toss Up) is the film of two stories taking place in 1999. Stories of two young men... One is "Ridvan the Devil"... (102 mins.)
Director: Ugur Yücel
 
42.
Pandora's Box (2008)
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When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her. (112 mins.)
Director: Yesim Ustaoglu
 
43.
In Darkness (2009)
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A drama-thriller centered on an advertising agency employee for whom work is an outlet from his life under his overbearing mother's roof. (100 mins.)
Director: Çagan Irmak
 
44.
Bornova Bornova (2009)
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A story from Bornova, a neighborhood in Izmir. Two good friends Salih and Hakan spend their days in front of a grocery store waiting for a chance to do something with their lives. (92 mins.)
Director: Inan Temelkuran
 
45.
Bliss (2007)
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Condemned to death to salvage her family's honor, a young rape victim escapes to a seaside town with the man tasked with her execution. (105 mins.)
Director: Abdullah Oguz
 
46.
Beynelmilel (2006)
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It is 80's Turkey, local musicians of Adiyaman are hired by the military and trained to welcome one of the forceful generals of coup regime. (105 mins.)
 
47.
Pardon (2005)
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Based on a true event, Pardon tells the tragicomic story of three friends who end up in prison when... (94 mins.)
Director: Mert Baykal
 
48.
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
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A group of men set out in search of a dead body in the Anatolian steppes. (157 mins.)
 
49.
Hidden Faces (2007)
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(127 mins.)
Director: Handan Ipekçi