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1. Burnt by the Sun (1994)

R | 135 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his village with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Nikita Mikhalkov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Oleg Menshikov, Nadezhda Mikhalkova

Votes: 12,159 | Gross: $2.62M

2. Burnt by the Sun 2 (2010)

181 min | Drama, War

4.1
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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 »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Nikita Mikhalkov, Oleg Menshikov, Nadezhda Mikhalkova, Sergey Makovetskiy

Votes: 3,665

3. Viy (2014)

Not Rated | 127 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

5.3
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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.

Director: Oleg Stepchenko | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Andrey Smolyakov, Aleksey Chadov, Agniya Ditkovskite

Votes: 3,805 | Gross: $34.59M

4. Gromozeka (2011)

104 min | Drama

6.6
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In present day Moscow three childhood friends in their forties - former school band players - live their everyday lives of a police officer, a taxi driver and a surgeon. They have lost ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Kott | Stars: Nikolay Dobrynin, Boris Kamorzin, Leonid Gromov, Evgeniya Dobrovolskaya

Votes: 175

5. Kray (2010)

124 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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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.

Director: Aleksey Uchitel | Stars: Vladimir Mashkov, Anjorka Strechel, Yuliya Peresild, Sergey Garmash

Votes: 2,565

6. Novaya Zemlya (2008)

119 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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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 »

Director: Aleksandr Melnik | Stars: Konstantin Lavronenko, Andrey Feskov, Marat Basharov, Pavel Sborshchikov

Votes: 1,448

7. Fortress of War (2010)

138 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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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.

Director: Aleksandr Kott | Stars: Aleksey Kopashov, Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Korshunov

Votes: 7,214

8. Mishen (2011)

158 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.9
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In 2020, a group of wealthy Muscovites traveling to a complex of abandoned astrophysics, where rumors say they have enough power to stop the aging process.

Director: Aleksandr Zeldovich | Stars: Anton Khabarov, Vitaliy Kishchenko, Danila Kozlovsky, Nina Loshchinina

Votes: 516

9. Generation P (2011)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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65 Metascore

A chronicle of the rise of the advertising industry in Post-Soviet Russia.

Director: Victor Ginzburg | Stars: Vladimir Epifantsev, Mikhail Efremov, Andrey Fomin, Sergey Shnurov

Votes: 3,057 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Elena (2011)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

7.3
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87 Metascore

When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan ...

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev | Stars: Nadezhda Markina, Andrey Smirnov, Aleksey Rozin, Elena Lyadova

Votes: 9,750 | Gross: $0.02M

11. The Return (2003)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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82 Metascore

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.

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev | Stars: Vladimir Garin, Ivan Dobronravov, Konstantin Lavronenko, Nataliya Vdovina

Votes: 34,580 | Gross: $0.50M

12. Nochnoy dozor (2004)

R | 114 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

6.5
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58 Metascore

A fantasy-thriller set in present-day Moscow where the respective forces that control daytime and nighttime do battle.

Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Vladimir Menshov, Mariya Poroshina, Valeriy Zolotukhin

Votes: 49,051 | Gross: $1.49M

13. Dnevnoy dozor (2006)

R | 132 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

6.5
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59 Metascore

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.

Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Mariya Poroshina, Vladimir Menshov, Galina Tyunina

Votes: 31,063 | Gross: $0.45M

14. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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82 Metascore

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.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov, Lyubov Agapova

Votes: 37,827 | Gross: $0.18M

15. Stalker (1979)

Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko

Votes: 80,925 | Gross: $0.23M

16. 12 (2007)

PG-13 | 159 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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72 Metascore

Twelve jurors must decide the fate of a Chechen adolescent charged with murdering his stepfather.

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Sergey Makovetskiy, Sergey Garmash, Apti Magamaev, Nikita Mikhalkov

Votes: 12,449 | Gross: $0.13M

17. Kak ya provel etim letom (2010)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

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 »

Director: Aleksey Popogrebskiy | Stars: Grigoriy Dobrygin, Sergey Puskepalis, Igor Chernevich, Artyom Tsukanov

Votes: 5,718 | Gross: $0.01M

18. 9th Company (2005)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians.

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk | Stars: Artur Smolyaninov, Aleksey Chadov, Konstantin Kryukov, Ivan Kokorin

Votes: 17,647

19. The Mirror (1975)

G | 107 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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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.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Votes: 26,579

20. 4 (2004)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.7
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72 Metascore

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 »

Director: Ilya Khrzhanovskiy | Stars: Yuriy Laguta, Marina Vovchenko, Sergey Shnurov, Andrei Kudriashov

Votes: 1,806

21. Vykrutasy (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.2
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A school teacher from a small Russian town falls for a beautiful Moscow woman who is engaged to be married.

Director: Levan Gabriadze | Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Milla Jovovich, Ivan Urgant, Sergey Garmash

Votes: 2,335

22. Admiral (2008)

124 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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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.

Director: Andrey Kravchuk | Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Sergey Bezrukov, Vladislav Vetrov

Votes: 6,618

23. Russkiy kovcheg (2002)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.4
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86 Metascore

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.

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov | Stars: Sergey Dreyden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy, Mikhail Piotrovsky

Votes: 15,821 | Gross: $0.04M

24. Anthony Zimmer (2005)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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In Nice, the international police force and the Russian mafia are chasing Anthony Zimmer, an intelligent man responsible for laundry of dirty money in France. Zimmer had extensive plastic ... See full summary »

Director: Jérôme Salle | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Yvan Attal, Sami Frey, Gilles Lellouche

Votes: 7,039

25. Otets i syn (2003)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

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 »

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov | Stars: Andrei Shchetinin, Aleksei Neymyshev, Aleksandr Razbash, Fyodor Lavrov

Votes: 2,136 | Gross: $0.04M

26. 1612: Khroniki smutnogo vremeni (2007)

144 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.7
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The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Khotinenko | Stars: Pyotr Kislov, Michal Zebrowski, Artur Smolyaninov, Violetta Davydovskaya

Votes: 1,905

27. Obitaemyy ostrov (2009)

115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.2
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On the threshold of 22nd century, furrowing the space, protagonist from the Free Search Group makes emergency landing on an unknown planet where he must stay. People who are living on this ... See full summary »

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk | Stars: Vasiliy Stepanov, Yuliya Snigir, Pyotr Fyodorov, Sergey Garmash

Votes: 4,760

28. Aleksandra (2007)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, War

7.0
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85 Metascore

An elderly woman takes a train trip to visit her grandson at his army camp inside Chechnya.

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov | Stars: Galina Vishnevskaya, Vasily Shevtsov, Raisa Gichaeva, Andrei Bogdanov

Votes: 2,309

29. Na igre (2009)

90 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.8
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After a stunning victory at a cyber sport tournament, the winning gamers are awarded CDs with a brand new game. After playing this game, each of them is affected with some force, turning ... See full summary »

Director: Pavel Sanaev | Stars: Sergey Chirkov, Marina Petrenko, Pavel Priluchnyy, Evgeniy Kharlanov

Votes: 1,303

30. Ovsyanki (2010)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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76 Metascore

Present days. A man and his companion go on a journey to cremate the dead body of the former beloved wife, on a riverbank in the area where they spent their honeymoon.

Director: Aleksey Fedorchenko | Stars: Igor Sergeev, Yuriy Tsurilo, Yuliya Aug, Viktor Sukhorukov

Votes: 1,844

31. Pop (2009)

130 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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Father Alexander is trying to maintain peaceful life for his church amidst the Nazi occupation during WWII.

Director: Vladimir Khotinenko | Stars: Sergey Makovetskiy, Nina Usatova, Elizaveta Arzamasova, Kirill Pletnyov

Votes: 1,038

32. Tayna Chingis Khaana (2009)

127 min | History, War

4.6
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Director: Andrei Borissov | Stars: Stepanida Borissova, Sergei Egorov, Gernot Grimm, Orgil Makhaan

Votes: 363

33. Finisterrae (2010)

Unrated | 80 min | Fantasy

6.5
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Two ghosts walk along the Camino of Santiago.

Director: Sergio Caballero | Stars: Pau Nubiola, Santi Serra, Pavel Lukiyanov, Yuri Mykhaylychenko

Votes: 526

34. Inadequate People (2010)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Adequacy is relative. Vitalik, the main character of the movie, seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job, a comfy little dwelling and a personal couch doctor, Vitalik looks ... See full summary »

Director: Roman Karimov | Stars: Ilya Lyubimov, Ingrid Olerinskaya, Evgeniy Tsyganov, Yuliya Takshina

Votes: 3,059

35. Put (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure

4.7
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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 »

Director: Vladimir Pasichnik | Stars: Dmitriy Nosov, Aleksey Orlov, Dmitriy Maksimov, Maksim Tynyanov

Votes: 258