The Best Turkish Moviesby gorkemevci | created - 5 months ago | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
The list was prepared by me according to my personal view. Most of these movies were shot after 2000.
Detailed descriptions in Turkish: http://taslakhane.blogspot.com/2017/07/turk-filmleri-listem.html
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2. Winter Sleep (2014)
Not Rated | 196 min | Drama
A hotel owner and landlord in a remote Turkish village deals with conflicts within his family and a tenant behind on his rent.
Votes: 40,136 | Gross: $0.17M
4. Aaahh Belinda (1986)
100 min | Comedy, Fantasy
After Serap, the theatre actress, acts in an advertisement, she loses her identity and become a housewife with two children. The movie is about dilemma of Serap and Naciye.
5. Tepenin Ardi (2012)
94 min | Drama, Mystery
When some people from the other side of the mountain invade the territory of a farming family, the family head tries to unite the family and fight back. But then problems within the family start to appear as well.
6. Ivy (2015)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
When the crew of a bankrupt cargo ship gets stuck on board for months, isolation breeds pressures that sink the men into a sea of madness and terror.
8. Don't Let Them Shoot the Kite (1989)
100 min | Crime, Drama
Baris, a 5 year-old little boy, has to stay in a prison with her mother during her detention period. Baris develops a special relationship with Inci, a young woman who also stays in prison. She promises him that the kite will fly someday.
10. Let's Sin (2014)
110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
There is a murder while at prayer. Selman Bulut, the imam of mosque, starts to investigate the murder and faces with people in the neighborhood.
11. 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 »
12. The Wild Pear Tree (2018)
188 min | Drama
An unpublished writer returns to his hometown after graduating, where he seeks sponsors to publish his book while dealing with his father's deteriorating indulgence into gambling.
Votes: 15,308 | Gross: $0.03M
13. Frenzy (2015)
119 min | Drama
Amid the intense political violence of Istanbul, Kadir is released on parole two years early on the condition that he become an informant for the police gathering terrorist informations, activities, and searching for bombs on trash cans.
14. The Herd (1978)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family in eastern Turkey decides to sell its sheep - a most precious commodity - in far away Ankara. During their long train ride, bribes must be ... See full summary »
16. Istanbul Tales (2005)
99 min | Drama, Thriller
Istanbul Tales is a 2005 Turkish drama film which tells five interconnected stories set in modern-day Istanbul based on the fairy tales Snow White, Cinderella, Pied Piper, Sleeping Beauty ... See full summary »
17. 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.
20. Yol (1982)
PG | 114 min | Drama
When five Kurdish 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.
21. A Tale of Three Sisters (2019)
108 min | Drama
Three young girls are sent back to their father in a poor village in central Anatolia, one after another, after failing in more affluent foster families.
22. Time to Love (1965)
89 min | Drama, Romance
Halil who is a painter falls in love with a picture which belongs to a daughter of a mansion's owner. One day, the girl comes into the mansion while Halil is looking at the picture.
23. Bornova Bornova (2009)
92 min | Drama
A story from Bornova, a neighborhood in Izmir. Two good friends Salih and Hakan spend their days in front of a grocery store waiting for a chance to do something with their lives.
27. Inside (2012)
107 min | Drama
A man's life, thoughts, feelings and his very own darkness... Adapted from Dostoevsky's novel "Notes from Undergroud", Demirkubuz follows Muharrem as he gets himself invited to a party ... See full summary »
28. Envy (2009)
96 min | Drama
It's the 1930s. The Republic Day Ball is in progress in Zonguldak, a coal mining town in Turkey. Among the invited guests are the newcomers to this small and boring town: Halit, an engineer... See full summary »
99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Celal Tan is a well-respected constitutional law professor who lives in a provincial city has two children from his first marriage. Many years after the death of his first wife, he married ... See full summary »
33. The Yellow Mercedes (1993)
90 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
The film is based on 'Fikrimin Ince Gulu', a novel by Adalet Agaoglu, which depicts a first generation gurbetci/guest-worker returning home. It covers his land journey in short bursts from ... See full summary »
34. Butterflies (2018)
117 min | Comedy, Drama
In a Turkish village, three siblings who neither know each other nor anything about their late father, wait to bury his body. As they start to find out more about their father and each other, they also start to learn more about themselves.
36. 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 »
37. Hope (1970)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
"Umut" is the story of an illiterate man and his family, whose existence depends on his income as a horse cab driver. When one of his horses is killed by an automobile, and when it is clear... See full summary »
39. Climates (2006)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Romance
A dowdy university instructor Isa is an inattentive husband to his younger, TV-business wife Bahar. Self-absorbed and selfish, Isa only communicates in the most rudimentary way, while she, similarly, detaches into crying jags and juvenile behavior.
Votes: 10,572 | Gross: $0.12M
40. Imdat ile Zarife (1990)
91 min | Comedy, Drama
Zarife, a trained bear and Imdat, her Gipsy master, earn their living on the streets by performing their traditional show. After getting caught and taken to forest by the city police one ... See full summary »
43. Waiting for the Clouds (2004)
90 min | Drama
Ayse/Eleni who is a member of a Greek family in Turkey is forced to immigrate from Trabzon to Mersin in her early ages. However, the events that happen cause her to face her own past.
44. The Wall (1983)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama
Teens in a Turkish prison struggle to survive under hideous conditions. Made by dying Yilmaz Guney in France, after he escaped from a Turkish prison, enabling him to accept his award at ... See full summary »
46. Clair Obscur (2016)
105 min | Drama