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Recep Ivedik (2008)

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The movie is about a man trying to impress his childhood lover, although it may sound like a romantic movie, it is not. When Recep comes see's Sibel he starts to remember the old days, from... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Fatma Toptas ...
Sibel
Tulug Çizgen ...
Sibel's Mom
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Mahmut
Vural Buldu
Hakan Akin ...
Kamyoncu Halil
Ismail Hakki Ürün
Lemi Filozof ...
Belboy Komi
Murat Akdag
Zeynep Aydemir
Ferhat Uçar
Önder K. Açikbas
Yakup Yavru
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hakan Bilgin ...
Müdür
Nedim Dogan ...
Komiser
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The movie is about a man trying to impress his childhood lover, although it may sound like a romantic movie, it is not. When Recep comes see's Sibel he starts to remember the old days, from there on he goes into very ridiculous lengths to impress her. The story gets a bit complicated when Recep comes across many obstacles but overcomes everything in his own funny ways. Written by Tuncay Ganidagli

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22 February 2008 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

Реджеп Иведик  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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The film based on the character, which was created by Sahan Gökbakar during his comedy show in Turkish television, Recep Ivedik. See more »

Quotes

Recep Ivedik: I just met with few ladies.Their car was broken i helped them now my car is broken.
Technical Service: ...Did you checked the battery?
Recep Ivedik: I just give battery to them
Technical Service: Sir your car can't work without battery
Recep Ivedik: It isn't Kids Battery Powered Electric Ride, it is a normal basic petrol car.Why the hell it needs a battery!
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Followed by Recep Ivedik 4 (2014) See more »

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Don't be put off by despising comments; it's really funny. Watch it and have your own opinion.
16 April 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film. I had some doubts (prejudice rather) about it previously, due to a lot of people around me despising it. Therefore I haven't seen it until I saw bits of the sequel, and realised that I've really missed out on a remarkably funny movie. Yes it has elements of toilet humour, balls humour etc... But it's a comedy and it's bloody funny! The fact that some people of more "ordinary" taste in cinema might enjoy it too does not make it a lousy movie. Obviously it's not up there with the best of its genre, but it does what it says on the tin. Sahan Gokbakar has created a rather primitive character that is all but too familiar to Turkish audiences, thanks to similar movies and -what the heck- the man on the street! But the character also has a genuinely funny (not talking about the toilet humour) and sometimes surprisingly intelligent side to him.

I have a good taste in movies, but I'm not ashamed to say that I really enjoyed the 100-minutes I spent watching Recep Ivedik. I must say though, that it primarily appeals to a Turkish audience who would be familiar with the context. It may be perceived as a low-budget Borat copy by others.


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