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1. The Promise (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 134 min | Drama, History

4.1
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38 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: Angela Sarafyan, Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, Shohreh Aghdashloo

Votes: 92,825

2. Dracula (1992)

R | 128 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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57 Metascore

The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land.

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

Votes: 147,468 | Gross: $82.52M

3. Da Vinci's Demons (2013–2015)

59 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.1
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Written by David S. Goyer, the series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 62,335

4. 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 lead 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: 198,148 | Gross: $6.00M

5. 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: 10,689

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: 55,783 | Gross: $4.19M

7. 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: 6,571 | Gross: $0.28M

8. 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: 24,335

9. Fetih 1453 (2012)

Unrated | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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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: 49,362 | Gross: $0.07M

10. The Cut (I) (2014)

138 min | Drama, History

6.2
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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: 2,952 | Gross: $0.03M

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

Action, Adventure, History

8.5
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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: 7,853

12. 120 (2008)

114 min | Drama, History, War

7.3
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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: 4,458

13. 1915 (2015)

82 min | Drama

4.2
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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: 2,292 | Gross: $0.10M

14. 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: 769 | Gross: $1.50M

15. 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 Guven, Zafer Algöz, Demet Evgar

Votes: 17,193

16. Der müde Tod (1921)

114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

7.6
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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: 3,368 | Gross: $0.01M

17. 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: 3,575

18. 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: 1,863

19. 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: 2,147

20. 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: 734

21. 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: 4,706

22. 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: 6,469

23. 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: 15,146

24. La masseria delle allodole (2007)

122 min | Drama, History

6.3
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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: 1,392

25. 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: 3,176

26. 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: 220

27. 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: 363

28. Son Osmanli Yandim Ali (2007)

126 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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: 4,737

29. 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: 1,714 | Gross: $0.01M

30. 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: 1,389

31. Islam: Empire of Faith (2000)

160 min | Documentary, History

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

Votes: 633

32. Cenneti Beklerken (2006)

107 min | Drama, History

6.9
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Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force. There he learns that Danyal, one of the Ottoman princes who... See full summary »

Director: Dervis Zaim | Stars: Serhat Tutumluer, Melisa Sözen, Mesut Akusta, Nihat Ileri

Votes: 1,223

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: Hrant Dink, John Dolmayan, Sibel Edmonds, Daron Malakian

Votes: 942 | Gross: $0.05M

34. 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: 638

35. Makedonska krvava svadba (1967)

103 min | Drama

8.1
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The film is the story of girl Cveta who was abducted by the Ottoman bey and taken away in his harem. Bey is trying to embrace Islam, but its persistence, and its neighbors led beloved Spasa... See full summary »

Director: Trajce Popov | Stars: Risto Siskov, Vera Cukic, Zafir Hadzimanov, Petar Prlicko

Votes: 92

36. Mavro livadi (2009)

104 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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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: 499

37. Watchers of the Sky (2014)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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85 Metascore

Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer ... See full summary »

Director: Edet Belzberg | Stars: Benjamin Ferencz, Raphael Lemkin, Matt Mitler, Luis Moreno-Ocampo

Votes: 187 | Gross: $0.02M

38. 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: 1,966

39. Osmanli Cumhuriyeti (2008)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

5.1
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The life of Osman VII. who was the emperor of the Turkish republic.

Director: Gani Müjde | Stars: Ata Demirer, Vildan Atasever, Sümer Tilmaç, Ruhsar Öcal

Votes: 4,423

40. Mother (1992)

130 min | Drama

7.1
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Recounts Henri Verneuil's relationship as a grown man with his father who had brought his Armenian family to Marseilles, France, in order to escape from the Turkish genocide in Armenia.

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

Votes: 669

41. The Treasure of Swamp Castle (1985)

76 min | Animation, Adventure, Romance

8.0
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In the turmoilous 18th century, young poor Hungarian aristocrat Jonas helps Szaffi, a young pretty gypsy Romani girl and the illegitimate daughter of a Turkish pasha, get the treasure that's owed to her by the right of inheritance.

Director: Attila Dargay | Stars: András Kern, Judit Pogány, Hilda Gobbi, György Bárdy

Votes: 1,226

42. Armenian Genocide (2006 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History, War

5.2
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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: 437

43. Auction of Souls (1919)

80 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.3
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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: 203

44. Nemuritorii (1974)

103 min | Action, Adventure, History

8.0
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It's the story of a few men that wonder across Europe trying to come home and rebuild what Mihai Viteazul called "romanian dream".

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Amza Pellea, Ion Besoiu, Ilarion Ciobanu, Sergiu Nicolaescu

Votes: 641

45. The Other Side of Home (2016 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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In 1915, estimated 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Turks, during the Armenian Genocide. In 2015, a Turkish woman named Maya discovers that her great grandmother was ... See full summary »

Director: Nare Mkrtchyan | Stars: Ali Cesur, Michelle Yolyan

Votes: 22

46. 1915 Armenian Genocide (2010)

60 min | Documentary, History

4.0
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At the onset of WWI the Turkish Government embarks on a campaign of social engineering the likes of which had never been seen or imagined. From 1915 to 1923 the area known as Turkey was ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Bedrosian | Star: Paul Schaefer

Votes: 484

47. The Veils of Bagdad (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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Antar is sent by Suleiman, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Bagdad to prevent Hammam, Pasha of Bagdad, from purchasing the services of local leader Mustapha to unite the hill tribes and ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Victor Mature, Mari Blanchard, Virginia Field, Guy Rolfe

Votes: 64

48. Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1982)

143 min | Drama, History, War

4.6
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Director: Sarky Mouradian | Stars: Kabir Bedi, Ronnie Carol, Guy Stockwell, Peter Haskell

Votes: 174

49. Yavuz Sultan Selim ve Yeniçeri Hasan (1951)

Adventure, History, Romance

8.4
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Director: Münir Hayri Egeli | Stars: Ayhan Isik, Ayla Karaca, Orhon M. Ariburnu, Nedret Güvenç

Votes: 25

50. Pentru patrie (1977)

192 min | History, War

7.3
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In 1877 during the Russo-Turkish war the Kingdom of Romania joins the war on Russia's side and declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Mircea Albulescu, Mircea Anghelescu, Ilarion Ciobanu, Constantin Codrescu

Votes: 185