18 Most Watched Foreign Films of All Time in Turkey

As the years pass, we move away from the big screen. The reasons for this are both the proliferation of social video platforms and the increasing demand for pirated sites. Of course, if the biggest influence Netflixand similar platforms are becoming increasingly common.

That’s why we think of “Most watched foreign films in Turkey?” It is a little difficult to find the answer to the question from the screen statistics. Box Office Turkey Based on the data, we took a closer look at the most watched movies with statistics to date. We have compiled for you the movies that bring people in our country to movie theaters and how much they are watched.

  • Last Updated: May 25, 2019,
  • Number of movies: 18

18. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2(The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2)

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  • Vision date:16 November 2012
  • Type:Adventure, Fantasy, Youth
  • IMDb:5.5
  • Rotten Tomatoes: %49
  • Director:Bill Condon
  • Players:Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Dakota Fanning, Anna Kendrick
  • Views:1,417,752

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  • Why Watch?

The films of the Twilight saga have often attracted young girls because of their handsome lead roles. But of course it’s not watchable just for that reason. It is possible to enjoy the legendary acting of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in the movie. In addition, the realism of the scenes created in the virtual environment, such as the transformation into a wolf, is eye-catching. We are talking about a movie that is the best representative of vampire legends in cinema.

17. Sixth Sense(The Sixth Sense)

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  • Vision date:February 4, 2000
  • Type:Thriller, Mystery
  • IMDb:8.1
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
  • Director:M. Knight Syhamalan
  • Players:Bruce WillisHaley Joel OsmentOlivia Williams
  • Views:1,428,659

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  • Why Watch?

Sixth Sense is one of the most cult productions among foreign films watched in our country. We can say that it is one of the best works of the legendary film generation of the 90s. The Sixth Sense tells the story of a boy who claims to talk to spirits and gets help. Until the end of the movie, one of the most unique feelings of tension in cinema is experienced.

16. Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs(Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs)

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  • Vision date:July 1, 2009
  • Type:animation, 3D
  • IMDb:7.0
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 46%
  • Director:Mike Thurmeier
  • Dubbing:Yekta Breakout
  • Views:1.434.381

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  • Why Watch?

The Ice Age series is one of those movies that many of us grew up watching. With Dawn of the Dinosaurs, the series had a great success in our country and around the world because it was the first 3D movie of the series. In the movie, we watch the adventures of our heroes in the world of dinosaurs that they discovered underground. Of course, Sid is the protagonist of the movie again.

15. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers(The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers)

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  • Vision date:December 20, 2002
  • Type:Adventure, Fantasy, Action
  • IMDb:8.7
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
  • Director:Peter Jackson
  • Players:Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, Miranda Otto, Christopher Lee
  • Views:1,459,205

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  • Why Watch?

It would not be an exaggeration to say that The Two Towers is perhaps the most acclaimed film of the Lord of the Rings series. We can call the trilogy the most popular fantasy series in our country. In the movie, we watch the events that happened to Frodo and Samwise.

14. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice(Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)

  • Vision date:March 25, 2016
  • Type:Fantasy, Action, 3D
  • IMDb:6.5
  • Rotten Tomatoes: %27
  • Director:Zack Snyder
  • Players:Jason Momoa, Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Laurens Fishburne
  • Views:1.462.002

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  • Why Watch?

Although buried in Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb, the movie is one of the biggest movies based on the DC superhero universe. In the movie, we watch the war between Batman and Superman and the other heroes involved in this war. The visual effects of the film, which is weak in terms of script, are really eye-catching.

13. Matrix Reloaded

  • Vision date:May 16, 2003
  • Type:Sci-Fi, Action
  • IMDb:7.2
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
  • Director:Lilly WachowskiLana Wachowski
  • Players:Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Lambert Wilson
  • Views:1,470,316

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  • Why Watch?

There is another cult movie. In this movie of The Matrix, we watch the stories of Neo and Trinity that begin with Morpheus being called to join him. Since the film is a bit old, it may be necessary to ignore details that have become more important today, such as visual effects. That’s why we recommend that you focus on the main idea of ​​the movie. Those who know that the Matrix series is about philosophy, not just action, are right.

12. 2012

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  • Vision date:13 November 2009
  • Type:Thriller, Sci-fi, Drama, Action
  • IMDb:5.8
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 39%
  • Director:Rolland Emmerich
  • Players:John Kusack, Amanda Peet, Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • Views:1.497.017

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  • Why Watch?

This movie may be one of the biggest reasons why people flock to Şirince village in 2012 🙂 The movie tells the prophecy of the apocalypse on December 21, 2012 according to the Mayan calendar. We don’t know if it counts as spoilers, but it seems that the apocalypse has not broken. Still, it was among the most hit productions of its time. If Hollywood were the apocalypse, the revenues from this movie would be useless.

11th. Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge(Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales)

  • Vision date:May 26, 2017
  • Type:Adventure, Comedy, Action
  • IMDb:6.6
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 29%
  • Director:Espen Sandberg, Joachim Ronning
  • Players:Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Kaya Scodelario, Javier Bardem
  • Views:1,529,857

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  • Why Watch?

Salazar’s Revenge, the last movie in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, was very popular in our country. Because the entire series was appreciated thanks to Johnny Depp’s masterful acting. In this movie, we watch Captain Jack’s adventure with Captain Salazar, who escaped from the Devil’s Triangle.

10. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

  • Vision date:17 December 2014
  • Type:Adventure, Fantasy
  • IMDb:7.4
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
  • Director:Peter Jackson
  • Players:Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Elijah Wood, Ian Holm, Cate Blanchett
  • Views:1,647,727

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  • Why Watch?

The Hobbit trilogy, which is a continuation of the legendary Lord of the Rings series, was loved in our country just like the Lord of the Rings, but we cannot say the same for the world in general. The movie was not liked by everyone. The visual effects are of tremendous quality, although a little grin. In the movie, we watch Bilbo and his friends protect the Lonely Mountain from the dark.

9. Troy

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  • Vision date:May 14, 2004
  • Type:History, War
  • IMDb:7.2
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 54%
  • Director:Wolfgang Petersen
  • Players:Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Diane Kruger, Brian Cox, Sean Bean
  • Views:1,692,458

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  • Why Watch?

Homer’s legend of Troy, Brad Pitt and Eric Bana meet with jones like the taste is not satisfied. Since the movie is old, the visual effects are weak, but we can say that the acting completes it. By the way, the Trojan Horse used in this movie was given to Çanakkale as a gift. Those who wish can see it during a walk along the coast when they visit the city.

8. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring(The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring)

  • Vision date:December 21, 2001
  • Type:Adventure, Fantasy, Action
  • IMDb:8.8
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
  • Director:Peter Jackson
  • Players:Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Liv Tyler, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett
  • Views:1,759,705

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  • Why Watch?

The first movie in the Lord of the Rings series, this movie is the reason for cinema’s interest in fantasy worlds. In The Fellowship of the Ring, we watch Frodo and Sam go to destroy the ring to protect Middle-earth from Saruman. This adventure drags both them and us towards a breathless admiration.

7. Ice Age 4: Continental Drift(Ice Age: Continental Drift)

  • Vision date:29 June 2012
  • Type:animation, 3D
  • IMDb:6.6
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 37%
  • Director:Mike ThurmeierSteve Martino
  • Dubbing:Yekta Breakout
  • Views:1.883.004

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  • Why Watch?

Continental Drift, the last movie of the Ice Age series, tells the situations and adventures of Diego, Sid and Manny, the main cast we know from the first movie, due to the separation of the continents. The movie appeals to both children and adults with its comedy dimension.

6. Avengers: Infinity War(Avengers: Infinity War)

  • Vision date:April 27, 2018
  • Type:Adventure, Action
  • IMDb:8.5
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
  • Director:Anthony RussoJoe Russo
  • Players:Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johanson, Josh Brolin
  • Views:1,909,967

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  • Why Watch?

Of course, the Avengers movie would not be on the list. Unfortunately, none of the solo films were able to enter the list of the 100 most watched films in Turkey, but the last two Avengers films, where everyone is together, are also on the list. In this movie, we see the coming together of almost all the characters in the Marvel movies that have been shot so far. The film is legendary in terms of story, screenplay, acting and visual effects.

5. Avengers: Endgame

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  • Vision date:April 25, 2019
  • Type:Adventure, Action
  • IMDb:8.8
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
  • Director:Anthony RussoJoe Russo
  • Players:Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johanson, Jeremy Renner, Josh Brolin
  • Views:2,437,293

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  • Why Watch?

Endgame, the sequel to the Infinity War we just mentioned, is a very high quality movie where we see all Marvel characters together. We can say that the movie gave full justice to what we call ‘fan service’ (content that fans will like). In other words, the fans of the movie were considered rather than aesthetic concerns. If you’ve watched the previous movies, this movie also has a lot of interesting references.

4. Avatar

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  • Vision date:December 18, 2009
  • Type:Adventure, Sci-fi, Action, 3D
  • IMDb:7.8
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
  • Director:James Cameron
  • Players:Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthingon, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez
  • Views:2,482.991

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  • Why Watch?

Avatar, the highest-grossing film in the history of cinema at the moment, managed to fascinate the audience with its 3D structure. The film earned $749 billion in box office revenue in the United States and $2.5 billion worldwide. Avatar chronicles the events that occur after a former soldier finds himself on an alien planet of his own.

3. Fast and Furious 8(The Fate of the Furious)

  • Vision date:13 April 2017
  • Type:Action
  • IMDb:6.7
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
  • Director:F. Gary Gray
  • Players:Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris
  • Views:2,656,286

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  • Why Watch?

Fast and Furious 8, the last movie in the Fast and Furious series, focuses on the team’s most challenging mission with the addition of Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren to the cast. The team led by Hobbs and Letty try to stop Dom, who joins the team under the influence of the notorious criminal Cipher. Speed ​​and fury never cease.

2. Titanic(Titanic)

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  • Vision date:February 20, 1998
  • Type:Adventure, Love, Drama
  • IMDb:7.8
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
  • Director:James Cameron
  • Players:Leonardo DiCaprioKate Winslet
  • Views:2,943,123

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  • Why Watch?

Here we are again with a cult movie. The legendary Titanic, which left its mark on the 90s and brought DiCaprio to its current fame, is a movie that you will not get tired of even if you watch it over and over again. In the movie, we watch the ongoing love story of Rose and Jack in the Titanic disaster.

one. Fast and Furious 7(Furious 7)

  • Vision date:03 April 2015
  • Type:Action
  • IMDb:7.2
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
  • Director:James Wan
  • Players:Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Tony Jaa, Michelle Rodriguez
  • Views:2,961,089

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  • Why Watch?

Finally, we came to Turkey’s foreign film with the highest number of views. Fast and Furious 7, which was released after Paul Walker passed away in a traffic accident, had great sadness and admiration around the world. Paul Walker, who died halfway through filming, was replaced by his brother with CGI support. In the movie, we watch the events that happened after Dom and Brian’s team returned to the USA with the amnesty.

Have a good time everyone!

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