G.O.R.A. (2004)

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A slick young Turk kidnapped by extraterrestrials shows his great « humanitarian spirit » by outwitting the evil commander-in-chief of the planet of G.O.R.A.



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Credited cast:
Rasim Öztekin ...
Bob Marley Faruk (as Rasim Oztekin)
Idil Firat ...
Safak Sezer ...
Özge Özberk ...
Princess Ceku
Erdal Tosun ...
Ozan Guven ...
Amir Tocha
Magazine Editor
Muhittin Korkmaz ...
Tihulu (as Muhittin Günaydin)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Halil Akçam ...
Melike Balci ...
Cenk Bozbey ...
Cenk Durmazel ...


The film recounts the story of aliens kidnapping the carpet-seller Arif to the planet G.O.R.A. while Arif tries to find a way to get back to his planet, he falls in love with Ceku, the princess. Arif saves the planet from the evil commander-in-chief of G.O.R.A. and hence becomes a hero for the people. In this science-fiction comedy film, Cem Yilmaz played four different characters. Written by BKM

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Release Date:

12 November 2004 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

G.O.R.A. - Comiche spaziali  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Arif's birthdate (December 8, 1968) is actually real birthdate of Can Yilmaz, brother of Cem Yilmaz. See more »


The number that Arif dials in jail on the ship doesn't match to the number that appears on the LCD screen, since there were a change in the main sponsors of the film. Both sponsors were GSM Operators. But at the filming sequence Telsim was the sponsor, however at the post production sequence it was Avea. See more »


Arif: Faruk! Why is the robot crying?
Bob Marley Faruk: I don't know! Maybe he was programmed to cry!
Arif: Shut up, Jackass! Hey, Robot why are you crying?
216-Robot: I've been punished!
Arif: By who?
216-Robot: Commander Logar.
Arif: Commander Logar? Fuck Commander Logar! What is he interfering for! I have to do something but... What should I do?
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Referenced in Neden Tarkovski Olamiyorum... (2014) See more »


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G.O.R.A is the funniest film ever!
16 November 2004 | by (Ankara, Turkey) – See all my reviews

G.O.R.A is the funniest film ever! You just can't stop laughing while watching the movie. There are references to popular films such as 'Star Wars' and 'Matrix', but the film is definitely not a copy of these films. Also there are references to Turkish culture, which would make some foreigners not understand some of the jokes. As well as this, there are jokes that they would even laugh at more. About the summary: Arif is a carpet seller and a tourist guide. He also tries to produce and sell fake UFO pictures. While he is trying sell a carpet to a customer, he is kidnapped by aliens. The spaceship, controlled by the commander Lugar brings him to the planet GORA with other slaves. Then the adventure starts...

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