Famous Movies Filmed in Turkey

Updated June 8, 2017 1.8k views 16 items

List Rules The movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Turkey

List of movies that were filmed in Turkey, including trailers of the films when available. Turkey has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Turkey is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Turkey, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.


If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Turkey?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Turkey?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Turkey are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Dir. by David Yates (2007), starring Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson & Daniel Radcliffe

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Dir. by Sam Mendes (2012), starring Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes & Javier Bardem

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Dir. by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor (2011), starring Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba & Ciarán Hinds

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Dir. by Alan Parker (1978), starring John Hurt, Randy Quaid & Brad Davis

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Taken 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Turkey
Dir. by Olivier Megaton (2012), starring Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen & Maggie Grace

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Dir. by Xavier Gens (2007), starring Olga Kurylenko, Timothy Olyphant & Dougray Scott

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Dir. by Mohsen Makhmalbaf (1990), starring Menderes Samancılar, Abdurrahman Palay & Şiva Gerede
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Men on the Bridge Dir. by Aslı Özge (2009), starring Umut Ilker, Fikret Portakal & Murat Tokgöz
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The Spider Dir. by Robert Sigl (2012), starring Eleanor Tomlinson, Michael Brando & Rostislav Stepanek
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Kutsal Damacana: Dracoola Dir. by Korhan Bozkurt (2011), starring Özge Ulusoy, Sinan Bengier & Ceyhun Fersoy
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You Can't Win 'Em All Dir. by Peter Collinson (1970), starring Charles Bronson, Tony Curtis & Michèle Mercier
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The Governor Dir. by M. Çağatay Tosun (2009), starring İsmail Hacıoğlu, Uğur Polat & Özgür Çevik
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The Voice Dir. by Ümit Ünal (2010), starring Mehmet Günsür, Selma Ergeç & Serra Yılmaz
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Infantile Amnesia Dir. by Can Mengilibörü (2011)
Kesh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Turkey
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