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Fetih 1453 (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 25 April 2012 (USA)
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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.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ulubatli Hasan
Dilek Serbest ...
Cengiz Coskun ...
Giovanni Giustiniani
Erden Alkan ...
Chandarly Halil Pasha
Recep Aktug ...
Constantine XI
Raif Hikmet Cam ...
Naci Adigüzel ...
Granduk Notaras
Sedat Mert ...
Zaganos Pasha
Mustafa Atilla Kunt ...
Sahabettin Pasha
Ozcan Aliser ...
Saruca Pasha
Yilman Babaturk ...
Ishak Pasha
Murat Sezal ...
Isa Pasha
Faik Aksoy ...
Karaca Pasha
Huseyin Santur ...
Baltaoglu Suleiman Pasha


In 1453, the Byzantine capital of Constantinople is surrounded by Ottoman Turks. The city is but a shadow of its former glory due to the empire's ever receding coffers, while the Ottoman Empire continues to grow rich. After years of tolerating the existance of Byzantium, the ambitious sultan, Mehmet II launches his campaign to end the Byzantine Empire and take Constantinople for the Ottomans, resulting in arguably the greatest siege of that age. Written by conor845

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The fall of an empire will be the rise of another.


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Release Date:

25 April 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

1453 Завоевание  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$7,444,169 (Turkey), 16 February 2012, Wide Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,420, 9 March 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$73,882, 11 March 2012
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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Mohammed Ali was the first leader in 600yrs to govern with independence from Constantinople; under him the common people were the underlings. Ali needed money for his schemes of industrialization, irrigation and employing brutal overseers to gouge taxes from people. Any who fell behind were urged to flee the village and had their land seized. See more »


At one point, Giovanni Giustiniani uses a telescope to watch the invading troops. The telescope was not invented in the West until the early-1600s. See more »


Sultan Mehmed II: Either I will conquer Istanbul or Istanbul will conquer me.
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Referenced in Pek Yakinda (2014) See more »

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Good film but with big historic mistakes
23 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

It is absolutely clear that the conquest of Constantinople was a great victory for the Ottamans who finished what the crusaders started in 1204. BUT. We must respect history and the director of the film did non respect history at all. During the siege, Constantinople had nothing to do with the glorious city of the past. Only 40.000 of once 1.000.000 people lived inside the walls which were defended only by 7.000 soldiers. 2.000 of them were foreigners. The Ottomans had an army of about minimum 100.000 soldiers. Some say that the army had 200.000 or more soldiers. The Byzantine empire was found at that time at the lowest level of her past glory and in the absolute decline. It is know to everybody who knows only a few things about history that the Ottomans entered the city though an unguarded small gate known as Kerkoporta which has been left open by mistake. This gives a picture of history as it really happened and nobody can argue about that.Because it is history! The Byzantine empire had come to an end as it happens in all the empires in history. There is no place here to talk about more historic facts. I understand that the film maker wanted to give to Mohamed the part of the glory that he deserves. But the end of the film it is absolutely ridiculous and was made only for propaganda reasons. People who study history knows very well what happened at that days when a city was conquered. Massacres. That happened in Constantinople as well. The director the only thing that he does not tell us is that Mohamed gave candies to children! The conquest is without doubt a great achievement of the Ottomans. It helped them built their empire. The dominated east for about 500 years. But without of course knowing Mohamed gave west a great gift as after the fall of the city all the great men escaped to the west and they helped Renaissance to begin. The film is not bad at all and in my opinion is by far better than Hollywood films of that kind. The Turks are making a great effort to raise their country and are to be praised for this.Since i visited Constantinople a few times i can say that progress is visible in Turkey. Hope that in the future they will make again films like this and even better. But please respect history. History can not change because some people want to do propaganda thank you

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