Best new Turkish Movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best Turkish movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Tolga Karaçelik & Nuri Bilge Ceylan Turkey's biggest directors?

‘Winter Sleep’ winning the Palm D’Or at Cannes was a well deserved recognition of the brilliance of Turkish cinema. But the country has many more masterpieces to offer!

New Turkish movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018

  • The Wild Pear Tree

    DIRECTOR: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
    CAST: Hazar Ergüçlü, Ahmet Rifat Sungar, Murat Cemcir

    Whatever Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan touches, changes into gold. With every movie he makes, he receives more acclaim, nominations and awards. His latest feature 'Ahlat Agaci' ('The Wild Pear Tree'), is another wide-screen rural drama. It evolves around a promising writer who, upon returning her native village, finds out her father is in deep debt. Read more

    RATING: 87/100

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Best Turkish movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 Turkish movies

  • Reis

    DIRECTOR: Hüdaverdi Yavuz
    CAST: Orhan Aydin Özlem Balci Volkan Basaran

    An upcoming biopic about Recip Erdogan, Turkey's president since 2003. It's going to be interesting to see to which extent this film is merely going to be propaganda or a more realistic representation of his life. Read more

    RATING: 70/100

    RELEASE DATE: March 3rd, 2017

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Best Turkish movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

2010's best rated Turkish movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • Wintersleep

    DIRECTOR: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
    CAST: Haluk Bilginer Melisa Sözen Demet Akbag

    A man who lives with his wife and divorced sister runs a small hotel in Anatolia; when the snow falls in winter the hotel is just their shelter and the three being... Read more

    RATING: 82/100

    RELEASE DATE: June 13th, 2013

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  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

    DIRECTOR: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
    CAST: Muhammet Uzuner Yilmaz Erdogan Taner Birsel

    The story is a gripping tale of crime, daftly executed as it highlights the search of a dead body by a group of men who seem desperate to find it. Read more

    RATING: 78/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 23rd, 2014

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  • Sivas

    DIRECTOR: Kaan Müjdeci
    CAST: Okan Avci Cakir Ozan Celik

    A young boy and a fighting dog develop a strong and unique friendship after the eleven year old boy rescues him; wounded and tattered from a ditch. Read more

    RATING: 75/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 31st, 2014

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  • Av Mevsimi

    DIRECTOR: Yavuz Turgul
    CAST: Sener Sen Cem Yilmaz Çetin Tekindor

    A mystery crime drama that portrays three seasoned homicide detectives working on a murder case but the case is nothing like they have ever handled before as it... Read more

    RATING: 75/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 23rd, 2011

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  • Three Monkeys

    DIRECTOR: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
    CAST: Yavuz Bingol Hatice Aslan Ahmet Rifat Sungar

    A family is stunned and marred by hardships and all the members of the family find it hard to stay together and communicate or share their burdens. Read more

    RATING: 74/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 24th, 2008

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  • Albüm

    DIRECTOR: Mehmet Can Mertoglu
    CAST: Sebnem Bozoklu Murat Kiliç Muttalip Mujdeci

    A very funny and dark comedy about a couple adopting a child, solely for their own purposes. Read more

    RATING: 68/100

    RELEASE DATE: November 4th, 2016

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  • Toz Bezi

    DIRECTOR: Ahu Ozturk
    CAST: Asiye Dinçsoy Didem Inselel Ibrahim Iris

    A beautiful an moving film about two Kurdish cleaning women in the city of Istanbul. The seemingly simple but highly effective plot line evolves around their friendship and the troubles they face. Read more

    RATING: 67/100

    RELEASE DATE: December 25th, 2015

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  • The Cut

    DIRECTOR: Fatih Akin
    CAST: Tahar Rahim Simon Abkarian Makram Khoury

    A man who has survived the Armenian genocide in 1915, but has lost his family and his speech, is on a quest to find his twin daughters after he learns about the chances of their survival. Read more

    RATING: 62/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 16th, 2014

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