:::some awesome russian_movies:::by jashHider | created - 20 Oct 2011 | updated - 03 May 2015 | Public
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1. Admiral (2008)
Not Rated | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of admiral Aleksandr Kolchak who remained faithful to his oath to the Russian Emperor and fought against the Bolshevik rule after the 1917 October Revolution.
2. The Italian (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.
Votes: 2,888 | Gross: $0.55M
3. Kak ya provel etim letom (2010)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama
A polar station on a desolate island in the Arctic Ocean. Sergei, a seasoned meteorologist, and Pavel, a recent college graduate, are spending months in complete isolation on the once ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,768 | Gross: $0.01M
5. Vremya zhatvy (2004)
67 min | Drama
Winner of a Golden Plaque award at the Chicago International Film Festival "for its complex and poetic evocation of an ambiguous period in Soviet history," Marina Razbezhkina's debut film ... See full summary »
6. The Return (2003)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces.
Votes: 35,171 | Gross: $0.50M
7. Ostrov (2006)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama
Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future.
8. A Cruel Romance (1984)
142 min | Drama, Romance
Cinematographic adaptation of classical Russian play "Dowry-less" by A. Ostrovsky. Noble but poor widow seeks to arrange marriage for her three daughters. She maintains "open house" or ... See full summary »
9. A zori zdes tikhie (1972)
PG-13 | 188 min | Drama, History, War
During WWII in a small village outpost, a commander has his troop replaced by an all female unit. As they finally begin to appreciate one another, German paratroopers are spotted nearby and the realities of war emerge.
10. Vse umrut, a ya ostanus (2008)
80 min | Drama
One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which... See full summary »
11. Pokhoronite menya za plintusom (2009)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama
A small child is trapped in a tug-of-war battle between his frivolous, but loving mother and an emotionally abusive neurotic grandmother, who wants to "shelter" her beloved grandson at all cost.
12. Koktebel (2003)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A widowed aeronautics engineer, who has lost his job, travels with his son hopping freight trains from Moscow to Koktebel, a town by the Black Sea, to start a new life with the father's ... See full summary »
14. Vsadnik po imeni Smert (2004)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
In pre-Soviet Russia, Boris Savinkov leads a terrorist faction of Socialist-Revolutionary Party members responsible for the deaths of governors and ministers.
Votes: 307 | Gross: $0.00M
15. Solntse (2005)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History
Third part in Aleksandr Sokurov's quadrilogy of Power, following Moloch (1999) and Taurus (2001), focuses on Japanese Emperor Hirohito and Japan's defeat in World War II when he is finally confronted by General Douglas MacArthur who offers him to accept a diplomatic defeat for survival.
Votes: 2,321 | Gross: $0.08M
16. House of Fools (2002)
R | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance
In the midst of the Chechen War, a remote psychiatric institution is left without staff leaving the patients to fend for themselves. Based on a true story.
Votes: 2,436 | Gross: $0.06M
17. Mother and Son (1997)
73 min | Drama
A slow and poignant story of love and patience told via a dying mother nursed by her devoted son. The simple narrative is a thread woven among the deeply spiritual images of the countryside... See full summary »
18. Come and See (1985)
Not Rated | 142 min | Drama, War
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.
20. Zolotye roga (1973)
74 min | Family, Fantasy
A long time ago a splendid deer with golden antlers lived in the woods, always protecting the poor and weak and disdaining evil. In a little village nearby the woods widow Yevdokya lived ... See full summary »
21. Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
R | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206.
Votes: 40,237 | Gross: $5.70M
24. Viy (2014)
Not Rated | 127 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
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 Romanian forest.
Votes: 3,882 | Gross: $34.59M
26. Baksy (2008)
87 min | Drama, Fantasy
Aidai the baksy, or witch doctor, lives in the mountains and helps people. She uses mysterious actions to cure the sick and to give infertile couples children. As capitalist forces begin to... See full summary »
27. Revizor (1996)
100 min | Comedy
This is a new screen adaptation of the famous satirical play «The Inspector General» («Revizor») by Nikolay Gogol, and it was Alexander Pushkin who gave the idea of the plot. The events ... See full summary »
28. Schizo (2004)
86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Shiza is the nickname of a 15-year-old boy. Money, power, and women - he has none of these, yet, in his young life. But, he does have the illegal, underground circuit of bare-knuckle ... See full summary »
Votes: 922 | Gross: $0.05M
29. Seventh Son (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When Mother Malkin, the queen of evil witches, escapes the pit she was imprisoned in by professional monster hunter Spook decades ago and kills his apprentice, he recruits young Tom, the seventh son of the seventh son, to help him.
Votes: 62,846 | Gross: $17.22M
30. Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
R | 112 min | Drama, History, War
An historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan, where a young man is destined to unite the country's three warring tribes.
Votes: 3,462 | Gross: $0.08M
31. Faust (III) (2011)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A despairing scholar sells his soul to Satan in exchange for one night with a beautiful young woman.
Votes: 4,457 | Gross: $0.06M
32. Nochnoy dozor (2004)
R | 114 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
A fantasy-thriller set in present-day Moscow where the respective forces that control daytime and nighttime do battle.
Votes: 49,294 | Gross: $1.49M
33. Fortress of War (2010)
138 min | Action, Drama, History
A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Soviet troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days.
34. Dnevnoy dozor (2006)
R | 132 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
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.
Votes: 31,237 | Gross: $0.45M
35. Kray (2010)
124 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1945, Soviet war hero Ignat is sent to work as a locomotive mechanic in a Siberian labor camp where he meets an assortment of Germans and Russians.
36. Captivity (2007)
R | 96 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A man and a woman awaken to find themselves trapped in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed.
Votes: 21,365 | Gross: $2.63M
38. 4 (2004)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Meat merchant Oleg, prostitute Marina, and piano tuner "simply Volodya" drop into an all-night bar in Moscow, where they are served by a narcoleptic bartender (three plus one is four) while... See full summary »
39. Novaya Zemlya (2008)
119 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The year is 2013 and, with the abolition of the death penalty, prisons are overflowing across the globe presenting a major problem for the authorities. The solution is to ship a consignment... See full summary »
41. Blizhniy Boy: The Ultimate Fighter (2007)
105 min | Action
The son of a rich businessman who has ties with the Russian mob. But the mob sets up his family and forced the young guy at fighting in martial arts tournament.
42. Brigada: Naslednik (2012)
120 min | Action
Ivan is a typical modern young man of 18. His father disappeared 10 years ago. Trying to shake off the pursuing enemies of their father, Belov's wife and daughter changed their names and ... See full summary »
43. Ballada o bombere (2011 Video)
181 min | Action, Drama, War
The Bomber (2011) / (Russian language title: Ballada o Bombere) Storyline During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved ... See full summary »
44. Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
123 min | Crime, Drama
During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest... See full summary »
Votes: 1,697 | Gross: $0.12M
45. Kod apokalipsisa (2007)
106 min | Action, Adventure
Terrorist Jaffad Ben Zayidi steals four nuclear bombs from a sunken American submarine and hides them in four major cities throughout the world. The charges can be activated by an 11-digit ... See full summary »
46. Siberiade (1979)
206 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story about a very small god-forgotten village in Siberia reflects the history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s. Three generations try to find the land of ... See full summary »
50. Elena (2011)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama
When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan ...
Votes: 10,028 | Gross: $0.02M
52. Burnt by the Sun 2 (2010)
181 min | Drama, War
Epic film about WWII, a sequel to Burnt by the Sun (1994). Evil Stalin is terrorizing people of Russia while the Nazis are advancing. Russian officer Kotov, who miraculously survived the ... See full summary »
54. The Ascent (1977)
111 min | Drama, War
In a freezing cold World War II winter, two pro-Soviet partisans - Sotnikov and Rybak - head off to find food for themselves and their compatriots. They find a goat at the home of a German ... See full summary »
55. Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, War
In WW2, twelve year old Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev works for the Soviet army as a scout behind the German lines and strikes a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers.
56. Otets i syn (2003)
Unrated | 97 min | Drama
A father and his son live together in a roof-top apartment. They have lived alone for years in their own private world, full of memories and daily rites. Sometimes they seem like brothers. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,153 | Gross: $0.04M
57. Leningrad (2009)
R | 110 min | Drama, War
When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the ... See full summary »
58. Svolochi (2006)
97 min | Action, Drama, War
A "Hitlerjugend" kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious story from the eponymous book by Vladimir Kunin. The Red Army has a gang of ... See full summary »
59. Svoi (2004)
111 min | Action, Drama, War
It is August 1941. With the battle line far away in the east, three soldiers who have managed to escape from captivity find it difficult to hide: the territory is occupied by the enemy. The... See full summary »
63. Sibir. Monamur (2011)
102 min | Drama
Siberia. Late autumn. In taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan & his seven-year-old grandson Leshia. A pack of feral dogs devours everything alive in the neighborhood. ... See full summary »
65. Volchok (2009)
88 min | Drama
There are two of them: a mother and a girl. They have no names. And they are in a constant run. The mother runs away from the daughter in an attempt to start new life, and the girl runs ... See full summary »
66. Papa (2004)
94 min | Drama
Based on A. Galych's play "Matrosskaya Tishina", "Papa" tells a story of a Jewish father who dreamed of seeing his son perform on a stage in front of huge audiences, he dreamed of seeing ... See full summary »
68. [Anti]killer (2002)
114 min | Action, Crime
Former criminal investigator, Major Korenev, nicknamed Fox is released from prison. He has been detained there as a result of planted incriminating evidence of unlawful investigation ... See full summary »
97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Set during the Civil War between the Reds and the Whites that followed the 1917 revolution in Russia
328 min | Documentary
72. Dni zatmeniya (1988)
139 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Days of Eclipse is filmed in a psychedelic manner close to stream of consciousness using unusual cinematographic techniques. The action is set in Middle Asia.
73. Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011)
128 min | Biography, Drama
Russian poet, singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky was an idol of the 1970s and '80s. In 1980, at the age of 42, he passed away during the Moscow Olympic Games. This is the story of his last ... See full summary »
75. Russkiy kovcheg (2002)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
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.
Votes: 16,027 | Gross: $0.04M
77. You and I (2011)
R | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Two teenage girls, Janie who is American and Lana who is Russian, fall in love after meeting at a t.A.T.u concert and are swept into a dangerous world of obsession, drug abuse and murder.
78. In Tranzit (2008)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War
In 1946, a group of German POWs are mistakenly sent to a Soviet female transit prison camp and must cope with the hostility of the Soviet female inmates and guards, under the orders of cruel camp commander Pavlov.
79. Stone (2012)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a well-known businessman is kidnapped 7 year old son, he had no idea what it is waiting for the test. It turns out that the mysterious thief needs no redemption, and his only ... See full summary »
80. Progulka (2003)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
Watch the exploits of three young romantics as they dance around St. Petersburg, Russia, getting themselves involved in everything from a soccer riot to a rainstorm to a fight between best ... See full summary »
82. The Mirror (1975)
G | 107 min | Biography, Drama
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.
83. Solaris (1972)
PG | 167 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.
84. Katok i skripka (1961)
46 min | Drama
Seven year old Sasha practices violin every day to satisfy the ambition of his parents. Already withdrawn as a result of his routines, Sasha quickly regains confidence when he accidentally ... See full summary »
85. Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Stunning WWII flying sequences as the Soviet Air Force battles the Luftwaffe. Veteran Russian pilots teach their new recruits about life, death & love. When the older men fly into battle, ... See full summary »
87. Sibirskiy tsiryulnik (1998)
180 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Douglas is a foreign entrepreneur, who ventures to Russia in 1885 with dreams of selling a new, experimental steam-driven timber harvester in the wilds of Siberia. Jane is his assistant, ... See full summary »
89. Office Romance (1977)
159 min | Comedy, Romance
Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman. An old friend of his, Yuri Grigorievich Samokhvalov, who gets appointed... See full summary »
90. Sluga Gosudarev (2007)
131 min | Action, Adventure, History
Europe, 1709. Russia and Sweden are at war. Two French duelists are exiled by King Louis XIV of France: one to the side of Czar Peter the Great of Russia, the other to the side of King ... See full summary »
91. Samaya obayatelnaya i privlekatelnaya (1985)
89 min | Comedy, Romance
Nadya Klyueva is a single woman. Persuaded by her friend, she decides to charm her co-worker whom she doesn't really love, but who is the most popular man around.
92. Put (2009)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure
Aleksey is an ordinary young man living in Russia during the 1990s. Like most of his contemporaries, he is looking for a way to survive. The easiest way is the way of crime. He joins a gang... See full summary »
94. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, War
Young Russian soldier Alyosha earns a medal, but asks to visit his mother instead. His journey recounts various kinds of love during wartime.
95. Twenty Days Without War (1977)
101 min | Drama, Romance, War
During the 20-day leave, war correspondent Lopatin travels by train to the distant city of Tashkent. It's very far from the front but the war seems to be present in people's minds even there.
96. The Cranes Are Flying (1957)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance, War
Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter.
97. Avgust. Vosmogo (2012)
R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The story is about a young single mother who is compelled to make her way at risk of her life to Ckhinvali, where her son is, whom she had sent there on the eve of the conflict. The film ... See full summary »
98. First Squad: The Moment of Truth (2009)
Not Rated | 73 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Set during the opening days of World War II on the Eastern Front. Its main cast are a group of Soviet teenagers with extraordinary abilities; the teenagers have been drafted to form a ... See full summary »
99. Exaella (2011)
90 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Having completely exhausted resources of the planet, millions of people were placed in automated underground complexes of "artificial sleep and life support". And few of them were awakened.
100. The Hunter (2011)
124 min | Drama
Farmer Ivan Dunaev gets up early. He feeds his piglets, does paperwork, fixes the tractor, and weighs the meat he'll take in his old pickup truck to the market to sell. He has a wife, a ... See full summary »