|Directed by||Ömer Faruk Sorak|
|Produced by||Murat Akdilek|
|Written by||Cem Yılmaz|
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 , 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").
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.
The film opened in 693 screens across Turkey on January 1, 2010at number one in the Turkish box office chart with an opening weekend gross of $13,706,319.
The film later opened in one screen in the UK with a first weekend gross of £557.
The film was number one at the Turkish box office for two weeks running and has made a total gross of $13,733,563.
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- Official website for the film (Turkish)
- Yahşi Batı at AllMovie
- Yahşi Batı on IMDb
- Yahşi Batı at the TCM Movie Database
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