Most Popular Russian-Language Feature Films
A band of Russian soldiers fight to hold a strategic building in their devastated city against a ruthless German army, and in the process become deeply connected to two Russian women who have been living there. Dir: Fedor Bondarchuk With: Mariya Smolnikova, Yanina Studilina, Pyotr Fyodorov Action | Drama | War 131 mins.
Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life. Dir: Lukas Moodysson With: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov Crime | Drama 109 mins.
A man who serves in the war between the forces of Light and Dark comes into possession of a device that can restore life to Moscow, which was nearly destroyed by an apocalyptic event. Dir: Timur Bekmambetov With: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Mariya Poroshina, Vladimir Menshov Action | Fantasy | Thriller 132 mins.
A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn Drama | Sci-Fi 163 mins.
A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet Drama | Sci-Fi 167 mins.
A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre. Dir: Sergei M. Eisenstein With: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky, Grigori Aleksandrov Drama | History 75 mins.
A fantasy-thriller set in present-day Moscow where the respective forces that control daytime and nighttime do battle. Dir: Timur Bekmambetov With: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Vladimir Menshov, Mariya Poroshina Action | Fantasy | Thriller 114 mins.
A present day social drama spanning multiple characters about the human insecurity in a "new country" which gradually unwinds to a mythological scale concerning the human condition on earth entirely. Dir: Andrey Zvyagintsev With: Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Elena Lyadova, Aleksey Serebryakov Drama 140 mins.
Early 18th century. Cartographer Jonathan Green undertakes a scientific voyage from Europe to the East... Dir: Oleg Stepchenko With: Jason Flemyng, Andrey Smolyakov, Aleksey Chadov Adventure | Fantasy | Mystery | Thriller 127 mins.
A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years. Dir: Aleksandr Sokurov With: Sergey Dreyden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy Drama | Fantasy | History | Mystery 99 mins.