Losers' Club

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Losers' Club
Theatrical Poster
Directed by Tolga Örnek
Produced by
Written by
Music by
Cinematography Burak Kanbir
Edited by Haluk Arus
Distributed by Tiglon Film
Release date
  • March 25, 2011 (2011-03-25)
Running time
110 minutes
Country Turkey
Language Turkish
Box office US$2,864,818

Losers' Club (Turkish: Kaybedenler Kulübü) is a 2011 Turkish comedy-drama film, co-written and directed by Tolga Örnek based on a true story, starring Nejat İşler and Yiğit Özşener as the co-hosts of a controversial mid-90s Istanbul radio show. The film, which opened on March 25, 2011 (2011-03-25) at number 2 in the Turkish box office, is one of the highest grossing Turkish films of 2011.[1]


The film was shot on location in Kadiköy, Istanbul, Turkey.[2]


Kaan and Mete, co-hosts of a mid 1990s radio show called Kaybedenler Kulübü (Losers' Club), struggle to deal with their daily lives after their show becomes an instant hit. Kaan meets Zeynep, the girl of his dreams, but their relationship comes under pressure as the show continues to stir controversy and attract fans from every segment of Istanbul society.


Release and reception[edit]

The film opened on nationwide general release in 145 screens across Turkey on March 25, 2011 (2011-03-25) at number 2 in the national box office with a first weekend gross of US$ 428,961.[3]

Festival screenings[edit]


  • 18th International Adana Golden Boll Film Festival (September 17–25, 2011)
    • Best Sound Effects: Burak Topalakçı (won, also for September)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Güler, Emrah (2011-04-03). "'The Losers' Club' brings shock jocks of 1990s Istanbul back to life". Hürriyet Daily News. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  2. ^ "Filming locations for Kaybedenler Kulübü". IMDB. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  3. ^ "Kaybedenler Kulübü". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 

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