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 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 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.
Hard to Be a God
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: Leonid Yarmolnik, Aleksandr Chutko, Yuriy Tsurilo Drama | Sci-Fi 177 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.
War and Peace
A Russian Prince experiences battle against Napoleon and a troubled relationship with his father and wife... Dir: Sergey Bondarchuk With: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk Drama | History | Romance | War 427 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.
The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko Biography | Drama | History 205 mins.
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 108 mins.