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1. The Promise (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, History

5.9
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49 Metascore

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale, Daniel Giménez Cacho

Votes: 149,879

2. Dracula (1992)

R | 128 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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57 Metascore

The centuries old vampire Count Dracula comes to England to seduce his barrister Jonathan Harker's fiancée Mina Murray and inflict havoc in the foreign land.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves

Votes: 152,109 | Gross: $82.52M

3. Da Vinci's Demons (2013–2015)

59 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.1
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Follows Leonardo Da Vinci during his early days in Florence, as a young artist, inventor and dreamer, trying to change the future.

Stars: Tom Riley, Gregg Chillin, Eros Vlahos, Laura Haddock

Votes: 64,472

4. The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

8.6
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26 Metascore

The Ottoman Lieutenant is a love story between an idealistic American nurse and a Turkish officer in World War I.

Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Michiel Huisman, Hera Hilmar, Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 12,523

5. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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100 Metascore

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 206,902 | Gross: $6.00M

6. The Water Diviner (2014)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.1
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50 Metascore

An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

Director: Russell Crowe | Stars: Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney, Isabel Lucas

Votes: 59,256 | Gross: $4.19M

7. Muhtesem Yüzyil (2011–2014)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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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, Selen Ozturk, Meryem Uzerli, Gürbey Ileri

Votes: 11,311

8. Payitaht Abdülhamid (2017– )

150 min | Drama, History

4.8
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The fight of Abdulhamid II to keep Ottoman Empire and caliphate alive.

Stars: Bülent Inal, Akin Akinözü, Hakan Boyav, Mehmet Bozdogan

Votes: 4,022

9. The Cut (I) (2014)

138 min | Drama, History

6.3
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56 Metascore

In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Simon Abkarian, Makram Khoury, Hindi Zahra

Votes: 3,877 | Gross: $0.03M

10. Theeb (2014)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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80 Metascore

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

Director: Naji Abu Nowar | Stars: Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Jack Fox

Votes: 7,350 | Gross: $0.28M

11. Ararat (2002)

R | 115 min | Drama, War

6.6
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62 Metascore

Interrogated by a customs officer, a young man recounts how his life was changed during the making of a film about the Armenian genocide.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Brent Carver, Eric Bogosian, Simon Abkarian

Votes: 10,600 | Gross: $1.55M

12. Filinta (2014– )

110 min | History

7.3
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In each episode, Filinta Mustafa and his teammates are throwing new adventures to defend the streets of the Ottoman Empire and challenge the guilty. They organize successful, powerful and ... See full summary »

Stars: Ceyhun Ergin, Kemal Zeydan, Serhan Ernak, Wilma Elles

Votes: 1,648

13. Fetih 1453 (2012)

Unrated | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do - conquer Constantinople.

Director: Faruk Aksoy | Stars: Devrim Evin, Ibrahim Celikkol, Dilek Serbest, Cengiz Coskun

Votes: 51,844 | Gross: $0.07M

14. 1915 (2015)

82 min | Drama

4.8
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Exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director stages a play to bring the ghosts of the past back to life.

Directors: Garin Hovannisian, Alec Mouhibian | Stars: Simon Abkarian, Angela Sarafyan, Sam Page, Nikolai Kinski

Votes: 4,236 | Gross: $0.10M

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

Action, Adventure, History

8.4
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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: 8,267

16. America America (1963)

174 min | Drama

7.9
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A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to the United States.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam, Harry Davis

Votes: 3,740

17. Intent to Destroy (2017)

115 min | Documentary

9.4
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Filmmaker Joe Berlinger meets with historians and scholars to discuss the Armenian Genocide and the continuing denial by the Turkish government of it ever happening.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Taner Akçam, Hagop Asadourian, Peter Balakian

Votes: 187

18. Der müde Tod (1921)

114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

7.7
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When a woman's fiancé disappears, Death gives her three chances to save him from his fate.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke, Hans Sternberg

Votes: 3,636 | Gross: $0.01M

19. Nefes: Vatan Sagolsun (2009)

128 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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Story of 40-man Turkish task force who must defend a relay station.

Director: Levent Semerci | Stars: Mete Horozoglu, Ilker Kizmaz, Baris Bagci, Ozgur Eren Koc

Votes: 26,781

20. Yahsi Bati (2009)

112 min | Comedy, Western

7.3
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In 1881, two Ottoman Secret Agents travel to the USA, at the Sultan's request, to deliver a valuable diamond as a gift for the President.

Director: Ömer Faruk Sorak | Stars: Cem Yilmaz, Ozan Güven, Zafer Algöz, Demet Evgar

Votes: 19,108

21. Harem (1986 TV Movie)

Unrated | 190 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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Jessica, a young British girl, goes off to Arabia with her father to be with her fiancé when he's called there suddenly on diplomatic duty. On a tourist journey she's kidnapped by what ... See full summary »

Director: William Hale | Stars: Nancy Travis, Art Malik, Sarah Miles, Yaphet Kotto

Votes: 374

22. Une histoire de fou (2015)

134 min | Drama

6.9
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In the 80s, Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles Tessier, a young cyclist who was passing at that moment, is seriously... See full summary »

Director: Robert Guédiguian | Stars: Simon Abkarian, Ariane Ascaride, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Syrus Shahidi

Votes: 364

23. Harem Suare (1999)

R | 125 min | Drama, History

6.2
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As the Ottoman Empire comes to an end, an old servant spins a tale to keep the women in the Sultan's harem distracted. The story is about Safiye, who first becomes the Sultan's favorite ... See full summary »

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Marie Gillain, Alex Descas, Lucia Bosé, Valeria Golino

Votes: 2,236

24. Byron (2003 TV Movie)

147 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Following the success of his poem "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", Byron becomes the toast of London.

Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Oliver Milburn, Michael Elwyn, Jonny Lee Miller

Votes: 757

25. Veda (I) (2010)

114 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Story based on the memoirs of Salih Bozok, which traces the life of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.

Director: Zülfü Livaneli | Stars: Serhat Mustafa Kiliç, Dolunay Soysert, Burhan Güven, Fikret Kagan Olcay

Votes: 5,237

26. Dust (I) (2001)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.7
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41 Metascore

Two parallel tales of redemption, a century apart. A burglar is held at gunpoint and forced to listen to a story. At the turn of the 20th Century, two brothers feud over a woman. She ... See full summary »

Director: Milcho Manchevski | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, David Wenham, Adrian Lester, Anne Brochet

Votes: 1,894

27. La masseria delle allodole (2007)

122 min | Drama, History

6.5
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A stirring and stunning story of an aristocratic family who is unexpectedly swept into the ravages of World War I and a forbidden passion that may be the family's only hope.

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Paz Vega, Moritz Bleibtreu, Alessandro Preziosi, Ángela Molina

Votes: 1,830

28. 120 (2008)

114 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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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 ... See full summary »

Directors: Özhan Eren, Murat Saraçoglu | Stars: Özge Özberk, Cansel Elcin, Burak Sergen, Yasar Abravaya

Votes: 5,267

29. Pascali's Island (1988)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama

6.9
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1908: Pascali, a spy for the Sultan, sends reports to Istanbul that nobody reads. His suspicions are roused when a British archeologist appears, who may not be quite what he seems.

Director: James Dearden | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Charles Dance, Kevork Malikyan, George Murcell

Votes: 802 | Gross: $1.50M

30. Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (1999 Video)

115 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Jordan | Star: Eddie Izzard

Votes: 6,536

31. Turetskiy gambit (2005)

208 min | War, Action, Adventure

7.1
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The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the ... See full summary »

Director: Dzhanik Fayziev | Stars: Egor Beroev, Olga Krasko, Marat Basharov, Vladimir Ilin

Votes: 3,338

32. Armenian Genocide (2006 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History, War

5.5
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The first Genocide of the 20th century when over a million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I, between 1915 and 1918.

Director: Andrew Goldberg | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Ron Suny, Peter Balakian, Elizabeth Frierson

Votes: 1,442

33. Screamers (2006)

R | 91 min | Documentary, Music

5.9
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55 Metascore

Internationally known director Carla Garapedian follows the rock band System of a Down as they tour Europe and the US pointing out the horrors of modern genocide that began in Armenia in 1915 up though Darfur today.

Director: Carla Garapedian | Stars: Taner Akçam, Hrant Dink, John Dolmayan, Sibel Edmonds

Votes: 1,327 | Gross: $0.05M

34. Mavro livadi (2009)

104 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Greece, 1654. A seriously wounded Janissary arrives at a cloister situated on a cliff, and the sisters take him in and care for him. Sister Anthi, one of those who tends him, falls in love ... See full summary »

Director: Vardis Marinakis | Stars: Sofia Georgovassili, Hristos Passalis, Despina Bebedelli, Maria Panouria

Votes: 528

35. Son Osmanli Yandim Ali (2007)

126 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Story about an ottoman WWI veteran, who resistances against the occupiers.

Director: Mustafa Sevki Dogan | Stars: Kenan Imirzalioglu, Cansu Dere, Emin Boztepe, Engin Senkan

Votes: 4,976

36. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1943)

110 min | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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This lavish, impudent, adult fairy tale takes the viewer from 18th-century Braunschweig to St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Venice, and then to the moon using ingenious special effects, stunning location shooting.

Director: Josef von Báky | Stars: Hans Albers, Wilhelm Bendow, Brigitte Horney, Michael Bohnen

Votes: 1,433

37. 1915 Armenian Genocide (2010)

60 min | Documentary, History

5.2
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The iconic "1915 Armenian Genocide" was originally produced in 1980 (digitally restored and re-released in 2010) is based on the eyewitness accounts of four survivors whose compelling story... See full summary »

Director: Mark Bedrosian | Star: Paul Schaefer

Votes: 1,606

38. Armenia, My Love... (2016)

101 min | Drama

9.1
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The destiny of an Armenian family, living in the Ottoman Empire, in 1915, whose dreams will become memories in the eyes of the most famous Armenian American artist, who lives to paint the story of his shattered childhood childhood.

Director: Diana Angelson | Stars: Diana Angelson, Nazo Bravo, Arman Nshanian, Shake Tukhmanyan

Votes: 586

39. Auction of Souls (1919)

80 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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Aurora Mardiganian, a young and beautiful Armenian girl, lives with her parents in the Turkish city of Havpoul. Her father, a prosperous merchant, was preparing to send her to the West to ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: Aurora Mardiganian, Irving Cummings, Anna Q. Nilsson, Henry Morgenthau

Votes: 765

40. Tosun Pasa (1976)

90 min | Comedy, History

9.1
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Late 19th century in Alexandria. Two traditionally rival Turkish families, "Seferoglu"s and "Tellioglu"s are competing for the "Green Valley". The winner will be determined by Daver Bey, ... See full summary »

Director: Kartal Tibet | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Müjde Ar, Adile Nasit, Sener Sen

Votes: 16,013

41. Mundo Invisível (2012)

93 min | Drama

6.2
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An anthology film following different stories around the theme of invisibility in the modern world.

Directors: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Gian Vittorio Baldi, Marco Bechis, Laís Bodanzky, Beto Brant, Maria de Medeiros, Manoel de Oliveira, Atom Egoyan, Guy Maddin, Jerzy Stuhr, Cisco Vasques, Wim Wenders | Stars: Ashot Adamyan, Jupiter Apple, Gian Vittorio Baldi, Sonia Braga

Votes: 104

42. Banovic Strahinja (1981)

105 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.6
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In late 14th century medieval Serbia becomes the target of Ottoman invaders. One of their renegade gangs burns the castle and takes young wife of Banovic Strahinja, respected Serbian noble.... See full summary »

Director: Vatroslav Mimica | Stars: Franco Nero, Dragan Nikolic, Sanja Vejnovic, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 674

43. Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1982)

143 min | Drama, History, War

5.0
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Director: Sarky Mouradian | Stars: Kabir Bedi, Ronnie Carol, Guy Stockwell, Peter Haskell

Votes: 192

44. Mother (1992)

130 min | Drama

7.0
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This film recounts Henri Verneuil's relationship with his father who had brought his Armenian family to Marseille, France, in order to escape from the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Richard Berry, Omar Sharif, Nathalie Roussel, Claudia Cardinale

Votes: 1,585

45. Islam: Empire of Faith (2000)

160 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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Director: Robert H. Gardner | Star: Ben Kingsley

Votes: 639

46. The Favorite (1989)

R | 104 min | Adventure

4.6
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At the dawn of the 19th century, a young French woman is kidnapped and forced into a sultan's harem in Turkey. Fiercely independent, she resists, but must make choices in order to survive. ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Maud Adams, Amber O'Shea, James Michael Gregary

Votes: 229

47. Um Filme Falado (2003)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.7
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75 Metascore

Lisbon, Marseilles, Naples, Athens, Istanbul, Cairo, Aden, and Bombay. Along with a university teacher and her little daughter, we embark on a long journey, experiencing different cultures and civilizations.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Leonor Silveira, Filipa de Almeida, John Malkovich, Catherine Deneuve

Votes: 1,750 | Gross: $0.01M

48. Architects of Denial (2017)

Documentary

Though both the historical and modern-day persecution of Armenians and other Christians is relatively uncovered in the mainstream media and not on the radar of many average Americans, it is... See full summary »

Stars: Julian Assange, Jonathan Babington-Heina, George Clooney, Sibel Edmonds

49. Mustafa (2008)

130 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.8
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The biography of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who not only grew himself up from a poor lonely child to a country's most loved person, but also rose a new country from the ashes of an empire. A ... See full summary »

Directors: Can Dündar, Haci Mehmet Duranoglu | Stars: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Cemalettin Canli, Ulas Canli, Yetkin Dikiciler

Votes: 2,166

50. They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief (2016)

Documentary

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Stars: Victor Garber, Andrea Martin, Tony Shalhoub, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 7