Most Popular Russian-Language Feature Films
In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family. Dir: Andrey Zvyagintsev With: Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov Drama 140 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 | Mystery | Sci-Fi 167 mins.
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.
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.
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A group of scientists is sent to the planet Arkanar to help the local civilization, which is in the Medieval phase of its own history... Dir: Aleksey German With: Gali Abaydulov, Yuriy Ashikhmin, Remigijus Bilinskas Drama | Sci-Fi 177 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.
An 18th century English cartographer, Jonathan Green, sets out on a journey to map the uncharted lands of Transylvania, only to discover the dark secrets and dangerous creatures hidden in a cursed, fantastical Ukrainian forest. Dir: Oleg Stepchenko With: Jason Flemyng, Andrey Smolyakov, Aleksey Chadov Adventure | Fantasy | Mystery | Thriller 127 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.
Ten prisoners condemned to exile on a hostile planet XT-59 must pave the way through swamp to reach the Islands of Happiness, the only safe area on the planet, before the harsh climate or the underground horrors kill them all. Dir: Dmitriy Grachev With: Vladas Bagdonas, Sergey Chikhachyov, Anna Chipovskaya Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev Biography | Drama | History 108 mins.