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169 Ratings


Directed by Jules Dassin
United States, 1964
Thriller, Crime


A small-time con-man with passport problems gets mixed up with a gang of world-class jewelry thieves plotting to rob the Topkapi museum in Istanbul. Turkish intelligence, suspecting arms smuggling, gets involved, and under pressure the con-man rises to heights he’d never dreamed of.

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Topkapi Directed by Jules Dassin

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1965 | Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

National Board of Review

1964 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Writers Guild of America

1965 | Nominee: Best Written American Comedy (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1965 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress - Comedy or Musical

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