Yahşi Batı

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Yahşi Batı
Yahsi-bati-afis.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed by Ömer Faruk Sorak
Produced by Murat Akdilek
Cem Yılmaz
Written by Cem Yılmaz
Starring Cem Yılmaz
Ozan Güven
Demet Evgar
Özkan Uğur
Zafer Algöz
Cinematography Mirsad Herović
Distributed by UIP
Release date
  • January 1, 2010 (2010-01-01)
Running time
119 minutes
Country Turkey
Language Turkish
Box office $13,733,563

Yahşi Batı is a 2010 Turkish comedy film, directed by Ömer Faruk Sorak, which stars Cem Yılmaz as special agents tasked by the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire to deliver a diamond gift to the American president. The film, which went on nationwide general release across Turkey on January 1, 2010 (2010-01-01), was one of highest-grossing Turkish films of 2010. The title Yahşi Batı ("Mild West") is a play on the term Vahşi Batı ("Wild West").

Plot[edit]

Two special agents, Aziz and Lemi, are tasked by the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire with delivering a diamond as a gift to the American president. As they ride on a stagecoach across the American wild west, they are robbed of the diamond by bandits, leaving them stranded without any money. A tough cowgirl, Susanne Van Dyke (a character like Calamity Jane) joins them on their quest.

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

The film opened in 693 screens across Turkey on January 1, 2010 (2010-01-01) at number one in the Turkish box office chart with an opening weekend gross of $13,706,319.[1]

The film later opened in one screen in the UK with a first weekend gross of £557.[2]

Reception[edit]

Box Office[edit]

The film was number one at the Turkish box office for two weeks running and has made a total gross of $13,733,563.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Yahsi Bati". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  2. ^ Gant, Charles (2010-02-02). "Precious gives Avatar a run for its screen average at UK box office". Guardian. London. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 

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