5.8/10
7,226
8 user 19 critic

Türkisch für Anfänger (2012)

After a plane crash Lena Schneider finds herself on a remote Andaman island with a teenage turk Cem, full of hormones, his religious sister and Greek Costa.

Director:

Bora Dagtekin
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Türkisch für Anfänger (TV Series 2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.

Stars: Josefine Preuß, Anna Stieblich, Elyas M'Barek
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.

Director: Bora Dagtekin
Stars: Elyas M'Barek, Karoline Herfurth, Katja Riemann
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Mr. Müller and his class are taking a school trip to Thailand to strengthen the reputation of their school.

Director: Bora Dagtekin
Stars: Elyas M'Barek, Jella Haase, Karoline Herfurth
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A bank robber becomes a teacher after being released from prison and finds himself at the center of a number of crazy adventures.

Director: Bora Dagtekin
Stars: Elyas M'Barek, Katja Riemann, Jella Haase
The Man Cave (2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Three men have different problems with their partners. To be undisturbed, they have created a secret place inside a boiler room only for men. The Männerhort.

Director: Franziska Meyer Price
Stars: Elyas M'Barek, Christoph Maria Herbst, Detlev Buck
Traumfrauen (2015)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The story of three young women, and one older one (the mother of two of the others), who are looking for love and romance.

Director: Anika Decker
Stars: Hannah Herzsprung, Karoline Herfurth, Palina Rojinski
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A female doctor is abandoned at the altar resulting her in gaining a job at her father's hospital, where she is reunited with an old bully but also crush from school. She attempts to form a... See full summary »

Stars: Diana Amft, Peter Prager, Ursela Monn
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A well-off Munich family offers boarding to a refugee. Diallo from Nigeria soon makes friends among the family members, but they are tested when they have to face racism, bureaucracy and terror suspicions because of him.

Director: Simon Verhoeven
Stars: Senta Berger, Heiner Lauterbach, Florian David Fitz
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Abahachi, Chief of the Apache Indians, and his blood brother Ranger maintain peace and justice in the Wild West. One day, Abahachi needs to take up a credit from the Shoshone Indians to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Herbig
Stars: Michael Herbig, Christian Tramitz, Marie Bäumer
Offroad (2012)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A young woman who had her future planned as junior manager of her father's company encounters life-changing events.

Director: Elmar Fischer
Stars: Nora Tschirner, Elyas M'Barek, Maximilian von Pufendorf
Zweiohrküken (2009)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Ludo Decker and Anna Gotzlowski have been living together for two years. Everyday routine has set in, with Ludo neglecting his household responsibilities much to Anna's dislike, while he is... See full summary »

Director: Til Schweiger
Stars: Tom Beck, Annika Blendl, Yvonne Catterfeld
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Three hundred years in the future, Mars is colonized by humans and their leader Regulator Rogul plans to conquer Earth. Queen Königin Metapha is advised to send the gays Captain Kork, the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Herbig
Stars: Michael Herbig, Rick Kavanian, Christian Tramitz
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josefine Preuß ... Lena Schneider
Elyas M'Barek ... Cem Öztürk
Anna Stieblich ... Doris Schneider
Adnan Maral ... Metin Öztürk
Pegah Ferydoni ... Yagmur Öztürk
Arnel Taci ... Costa Papavassilou
Katharina Kaali Katharina Kaali ... Diana Schneider
Nick Romeo Reimann ... Nils Schneider
Frederick Lau ... Frieder
Sonja Gerhardt ... Cleo
Katja Riemann ... Uschi
Günther Kaufmann ... Tongo
Pierre Koumou-Okandze Pierre Koumou-Okandze ... Bongo
Eugen Bauder ... Ivan
Lili Buhren Lili Buhren ... Lena jung (as Lili A. Buhren)
Edit

Storyline

After a plane crash Lena Schneider finds herself on a remote Andaman island with a teenage turk Cem, full of hormones, his religious sister and Greek Costa.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Germany

Language:

German | English

Release Date:

15 March 2012 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Family Mix See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Despite sharing much of the same cast and creative crew as Türkisch für Anfänger (2006), this film is not a sequel or set in the same continuity as the TV series. Rather it is an alternate telling of the story. See more »

Quotes

Lena Schneider: You're such a good kisser!
Cem Öztürk: That's my nose.
[subtitled version]
See more »

Crazy Credits

During the end credits additional scenes with each of the characters can be seen filmed in the lavatory of an airplane. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Türkisch für Anfänger (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Lost in My Mind
Written by Josiah Johnson (uncredited), Jonathan Russell (uncredited), Charity Rose Thielen (uncredited), Kenny Hensley (uncredited), Chris Zasche (uncredited) and Tyler Williams (uncredited)
Performed by The Head and the Heart
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Ohhh NOOO!
27 August 2013 | by Titan-KSee all my reviews

Stay away from this movie except you want to learn something about (the non-existence of) German humor(e.g. for social-anthropological investigations).

I don't know how one could put more stereotypes, idiotic clichés and stupidity in a movie. Why are German movies rarely funny? Do they have bad screenwriters? Or do they lack the ability to pick the right ones? I don't know. It seems to me, however, that there is a huge marked for good screenwriters.

An advice for those who are forced to watch this movie: Keep in mind that someone tried to be funny! The fact that they miserably failed can be mildly entertaining.


9 of 33 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed