Top Rated Turkish Movies

by jaafar3m | created - 02 Oct 2012 | updated - 03 May 2018 | Public

Turkish movies rated by 1000+ viewers && with at least 7.5/10 average rating.

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1. The Mountain II (2016)

135 min | Action, Drama, War

In a desolate war zone where screams of the innocent echo, on the very line between disaster and valor, 7 Maroon Berets will dance with death.

Director: Alper Caglar | Stars: Ozan Agaç, Bedii Akin, Murat Arkin, Eylül Arular

Votes: 101,834

2. My Father and My Son (2005)

108 min | Drama, Family

The family of a left-wing journalist is torn apart after a military coup in 1980's Turkey.

Director: Çagan Irmak | Stars: Çetin Tekindor, Fikret Kuskan, Hümeyra, Ege Tanman

Votes: 70,805

3. The Bandit (1996)

TV-MA | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Baran the Bandit, released from prison after 35 years searches for vengeance and his lover.

Director: Yavuz Turgul | Stars: Sener Sen, Ugur Yücel, Sermin Hürmeriç, Yesim Salkim

Votes: 57,481

4. G.O.R.A. (2004)

127 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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.

Director: Ömer Faruk Sorak | Stars: Cem Yilmaz, Özge Özberk, Ozan Güven, Safak Sezer

Votes: 51,427

5. Head-On (2004)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance

78 Metascore

With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Birol Ünel, Sibel Kekilli, Güven Kiraç, Zarah Jane McKenzie

Votes: 47,970

6. Winter Sleep (2014)

Not Rated | 196 min | Drama

88 Metascore

A hotel owner and landlord in a remote Turkish village deals with conflicts within his family and a tenant behind on his rent.

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Stars: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag, Ayberk Pekcan

Votes: 38,904 | Gross: $0.17M

7. The Chaos Class (1975)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

Lazy, uneducated students share a very close bond. They live together in the dormitory, where they plan their latest pranks. When a new headmaster arrives, the students naturally try to overthrow him. A comic war of nitwits follows.

Director: Ertem Egilmez | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Münir Özkul, Halit Akçatepe, Tarik Akan

Votes: 34,502

8. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)

Not Rated | 157 min | Crime, Drama

82 Metascore

A group of men set out in search of a dead body in the Anatolian steppes.

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Stars: Muhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan, Taner Birsel, Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan

Votes: 35,977 | Gross: $0.14M

9. The Breath (2009)

128 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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

Director: Levent Semerci | Stars: Mete Horozoglu, Ilker Kizmaz, Baris Bagci, Özgür Eren Koç

Votes: 30,098

10. The Edge of Heaven (2007)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

85 Metascore

A Turkish man travels to Istanbul to find the daughter of his father's former girlfriend.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Baki Davrak, Nurgül Yesilçay, Tuncel Kurtiz, Nursel Köse

Votes: 29,263 | Gross: $0.74M

11. Mustang (2015)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

83 Metascore

When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged.

Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven | Stars: Günes Sensoy, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, Tugba Sunguroglu, Elit Iscan

Votes: 31,917 | Gross: $0.85M

12. Vizontele (2001)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

The film is about the introduction of television to a small village in southeast Anatolia in 1974. Employing a tragicomic language, it tells of the efforts of Emin who is the village idiot ... See full summary »

Directors: Yilmaz Erdogan, Ömer Faruk Sorak | Stars: Yilmaz Erdogan, Demet Akbag, Altan Erkekli, Cem Yilmaz

Votes: 29,680

13. Coming Soon (2014)

134 min | Comedy

Pirated DVD seller Zafer who is formerly an extra in movies; swore to give up illegal works when his wife wanted to get divorce. To win his family back, he and his old-fashioned crew ... See full summary »

Director: Cem Yilmaz | Stars: Cem Yilmaz, Tülin Özen, Zafer Algöz, Özkan Ugur

Votes: 28,831

14. Hunting Season (2010)

140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The lives of three homicide detectives are turned upside-down during a murder investigation.

Director: Yavuz Turgul | Stars: Sener Sen, Cem Yilmaz, Çetin Tekindor, Melisa Sözen

Votes: 28,105

15. The Magician (2006)

122 min | Comedy, Drama

Failed magician Iskender decides to do a tour to save his career, but has to bring his grumpy and senile father along. The tour is quite unexpectedly interrupted when a bride actually disappears from the stage.

Directors: Ali Taner Baltaci, Cem Yilmaz | Stars: Cem Yilmaz, Mazhar Alanson, Özlem Tekin, Tuna Orhan

Votes: 27,180

16. Arif V 216 (2018)

125 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

After 8 years, Arif's old friend 216 from planet GORA pays a visit to Earth.Together they go on a quest where they'll be visiting 60's.

Director: Kivanç Baruönü | Stars: Cem Yilmaz, Ozan Güven, Özkan Ugur, Özge Özberk

Votes: 28,170

17. Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)

125 min | Biography, Drama, History

In 1950, amid-st the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, ... See full summary »

Director: Can Ulkay | Stars: Çetin Tekindor, Ismail Hacioglu, Kyung-jin Lee, Kim Seol

Votes: 28,426

18. The Chaos Class Failed the Class (1976)

91 min | Comedy

A young and beautiful female teacher starts working in an all boys high school.

Director: Ertem Egilmez | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Münir Özkul, Semra Özdamar, Adile Nasit

Votes: 20,033

19. Tosun Pasa (1976)

90 min | Comedy, History

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: 19,643

20. Losers' Club (2011)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Kaan and Mete, co-hosts of a mid 1990s radio show called Kaybedenler Kulübü (Losers' Club), struggle to deal with their daily lives after their show becomes an instant hit. Kaan meets ... See full summary »

Director: Tolga Örnek | Stars: Nejat Isler, Yigit Özsener, Ahu Türkpençe, Idil Firat

Votes: 19,319

21. Everything's Gonna Be Great (1998)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

When Altan swipes prescription drugs from his brother Nuri's pharmacy, they soon find themselves on a dangerous but funny road trip to get rid of the stuff and escape the mafiosi Altan ... See full summary »

Director: Ömer Vargi | Stars: Cem Yilmaz, Mazhar Alanson, Ceyda Düvenci, Selim Nasit

Votes: 19,491

22. The Foster Brothers (1976)

80 min | Comedy, Family, Mystery

Saban, Ramazan and Bayram are sailors in an Ottoman Navy and Hüsamettin is their commander. Hüsamettin's aide Ramazan, Saban who is foster son of Hüsamettin's sister and Bayram who is ... See full summary »

Director: Ertem Egilmez | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Sener Sen, Halit Akçatepe, Hale Soygazi

Votes: 17,095

23. For Love and Honour (2007)

140 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Ali Osman is living a quiet life after years of struggle, murder and tears. And he is slowly slipping into dementia. He made his peace with the horrible life he had and waiting for his ... See full summary »

Director: Ömer Vargi | Stars: Sener Sen, Kenan Imirzalioglu, Ismail Hacioglu, Asli Tandogan

Votes: 17,898

24. The Mountain (2012)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

The heroic story of two soldiers trapped in an ambush, fighting for their lives.

Director: Alper Caglar | Stars: Caglar Ertugrul, Ufuk Bayraktar, Firat Dogruloglu, Mesut Akusta

Votes: 18,088

25. The Butterfly's Dream (2013)

138 min | Biography, Drama, History

In a small Turkish town, two young tuberculous poets try to survive while publishing their poems. As they both fall in love, their life would never be the same.

Director: Yilmaz Erdogan | Stars: Kivanç Tatlitug, Mert Firat, Belçim Bilgin, Farah Zeynep Abdullah

Votes: 17,658

26. The King of the Street Cleaners (1977)

80 min | Comedy, Romance

Going through his daily routine in a stereotypical neighborhood, a street cleaner falls in love with a charwoman. Unfortunately for him, so does his boss.

Director: Zeki Ökten | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Sener Sen, Aysen Gruda, Ihsan Yüce

Votes: 16,867

27. The Chaos Class Is Waking Up (1977)

94 min | Comedy

A kind and hardworking student joins to Hababam Sinifi (The Chaos Class) but they don't accept him as one of them and he becomes the target of all class' pranks.

Director: Ertem Egilmez | Stars: Tayfun Akalin, Tuncay Akça, Halit Akçatepe, Sitki Akçatepe

Votes: 16,692

28. Pardon (2005)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

Based on a true event, Pardon tells the tragicomic story of three friends who end up in prison when they are mistaken as members of a terrorist organization. Ibrahim's fear of uniforms ... See full summary »

Director: Mert Baykal | Stars: Ferhan Sensoy, Rasim Öztekin, Ali Çatalbas, Bülent Kayabas

Votes: 16,557

29. Uzak (2002)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

84 Metascore

After his wife leaves him, a photographer has an existential crisis and tries to cope with his cousin's visit.

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Stars: Muzaffer Özdemir, Mehmet Emin Toprak, Zuhal Gencer, Nazan Kesal

Votes: 16,465 | Gross: $0.10M

30. The Chaos Class Is on Vacation (1977)

97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Hababam Sinifi (The Chaos Class) continue to their adventures. Now first female students of the school history joins to the class and all Hababam Sinifi fight each other for them at first ... See full summary »

Director: Ertem Egilmez | Stars: Sevda Aktolga, Ahmet Ariman, Aysen Gruda, Cem Gürdap

Votes: 15,094

31. Saban, Son of Saban (1977)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Husamettin the commander in the army is constantly bothered by the stupidity of one of his soldiers shaban, after discharge from the army shaban and his friend Ramazan work in a night club ... See full summary »

Director: Ertem Egilmez | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Halit Akçatepe, Sener Sen, Sevda Aktolga

Votes: 14,826

32. The Girl with the Red Scarf (1977)

90 min | Drama, Romance

Story of a dilemma between a woman's love and her logic. Asya, a young girl with a strict mother, meets Ilyas who is a womanizer city man, and they quickly fall in love. They get over the ... See full summary »

Director: Atif Yilmaz | Stars: Türkan Soray, Kadir Inanir, Ahmet Mekin, Hülya Tuglu

Votes: 13,677

33. Feyzo, the Polite One (1978)

83 min | Comedy, Romance

A feudal village in Southeastern Turkey in 1970's. A poor peasant, Feyzo returns from military service dreaming about getting married to Gülo, the love of his life. However, he has to face ... See full summary »

Director: Atif Yilmaz | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Sener Sen, Ilyas Salman, Adile Nasit

Votes: 13,205

34. Telling Tales (2015)

103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

The story of a minibus driver and a fairytale princesss nestling under the wing of timeless friendship in an ordinary neighborhood.

Director: Burak Aksak | Stars: Hande Dogandemir, Fatih Artman, Cengiz Bozkurt, Sadi Celil Cengiz

Votes: 13,417

35. A Touch of Spice (2003)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

48 Metascore

"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »

Director: Tassos Boulmetis | Stars: Georges Corraface, Ieroklis Michaelidis, Renia Louizidou, Tamer Karadagli

Votes: 12,366

36. Innocence (1997)

110 min | Drama

Yusuf is released from prison after serving a ten-year sentence. He is scared of life outside as he goes to an address given to him by another prisoner.

Director: Zeki Demirkubuz | Stars: Güven Kiraç, Haluk Bilginer, Derya Alabora, Yalcin Cakmak

Votes: 13,101

37. The Broken Landlord (1985)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

The landowner (Agha) of the Haraptar village marries off his old father with the young and beautiful Kiraz. But on the nuptial night, his father dies and everthing starts to go bad for the ... See full summary »

Director: Nesli Çölgeçen | Stars: Sener Sen, Erdal Özyagcilar, Nilgün Nazli, Füsun Demirel

Votes: 12,450

38. Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006)

96 min | Drama

A promotion brings a Muslim's relationship with God into question.

Director: Özer Kiziltan | Stars: Erkan Can, Meray Ülgen, Güven Kiraç, Öznur Kula

Votes: 10,970

39. On Board (1998)

102 min | Crime, Drama

Sailors want to remain in their small world, warm and cozy and full of lies, but they kidnap a prostitute from some pimps.

Director: Serdar Akar | Stars: Erkan Can, Haldun Boysan, Yildiray Sahinler, Naci Tasdögen

Votes: 11,371

40. Yol (1982)

PG | 114 min | Drama

When five Turkish prisoners are granted one week's home leave, they find to their dismay that they face continued oppression outside of prison from their families, the culture, and the government.

Directors: Serif Gören, Yilmaz Güney | Stars: Tarik Akan, Serif Sezer, Halil Ergün, Meral Orhonsay

Votes: 11,295

41. Destiny (2006)

103 min | Drama

Bekir loves Ugur, who loves Zagor, who loves to commit crimes.

Director: Zeki Demirkubuz | Stars: Ufuk Bayraktar, Vildan Atasever, Engin Akyürek, Müge Ulusoy

Votes: 10,396

42. Vavien (2009)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

A reckless electrician, who is struggling with debt, decides to kill his wife and use her savings as a way out. His plan takes an unexpected twist when his loving wife, comes back from the dead to be with her family.

Directors: Durul Taylan, Yagmur Taylan | Stars: Engin Günaydin, Binnur Kaya, Settar Tanriögen, Ilker Aksum

Votes: 10,071

43. Kedi (2016)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.

Director: Ceyda Torun | Stars: Yaman Barlas, Sari, Arzu Göl, Kemal Suncu

Votes: 11,489 | Gross: $2.83M

44. King of the Doormen (1976)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

A janitor/doorman and his family who came to "big city" Istanbul, with the hope to live a better life. With the different characters living in the building, the story evolves around the ... See full summary »

Director: Zeki Ökten | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Sevda Ferdag, Sevil Üstekin, Bilge Zobu

Votes: 9,925

45. Cars of the Revolution (2008)

115 min | Drama

In the years of military coup, Turkey was unable to produce its own cars. But Pasha believed that Turkish people can produce their own cars so he ordered 2 cars. Gunduz and engineers with him must produce 2 cars in only 130 days!

Director: Tolga Örnek | Stars: Haluk Bilginer, Taner Birsel, Charles Carroll, Ali Düsenkalkar

Votes: 9,808

46. Aile Arasinda (2017)

124 min | Comedy

Life of a singer, her daughter and her friends change when they meet with a divorced man.

Director: Ozan Açiktan | Stars: Engin Günaydin, Demet Evgar, Erdal Özyagcilar, Seher Devrim Yakut

Votes: 15,853

47. Lovelorn (2005)

142 min | Drama

A single mother with a child meets a retired teacher who tries to keep pace with his new life and to protect them from her ex-husband.

Director: Yavuz Turgul | Stars: Meltem Cumbul, Sener Sen, Timuçin Esen, Güven Kiraç

Votes: 8,917

48. Everything About Mustafa (2004)

119 min | Drama, Thriller

Mustafa is a successful business man living a seemingly great life with his family when an accident takes it all away from him and leaves him with many questions and a cab driver, Fikret, ... See full summary »

Director: Çagan Irmak | Stars: Nejat Isler, Fikret Kuskan, Basak Köklükaya, Serif Sezer

Votes: 8,616

49. Killing the Shadows (2006)

135 min | Comedy, Drama, History