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1. Brilliantovaya ruka (1969)
PG-13 | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for a gang of smugglers (a real smuggler - Gena - was also on ... See full summary »
2. Kin-dza-dza! (1986)
135 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Two Russians push the wrong button on a strange device and end up on the telepathic planet Pluke with its strange societal norms.
3. Mimino (1977)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Pilot Mimino works at small local airlines in Georgia, flying helicopters between small villages. He dreams of piloting large international airlines aircrafts, so he goes to Moscow for ... See full summary »
4. Assa (1987)
153 min | Crime, Drama, History
ASSA is set in Crimea during the winter in the mid eighties. A young musician (Bananan) falls for mobster's (Krymov) young mistress (Alika). The parallel story line involves an 18th century... See full summary »
TV-PG | 104 min | Comedy, Adventure
In Italy, a dying woman tells her granddaughter that she hid her treasure many years ago in Russia, in the city of Leningrad. Other people (who were around when she died) also learn about ... See full summary »
7. Twelve Chairs (1971)
PG-13 | 161 min | Comedy
A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once ... See full summary »
8. The Golden Calf (1968)
174 min | Comedy
A crook named Ostap Bender, who survived a murder attempt by Kisa Vorobyaninov in "12 Chairs," now schemes to extort 1 million from an underground millionaire.
9. Afonya (1975)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The 1975 film by Georgi Daneliya "Afonya" was an unexpected commercial hit in USSR. The main character Borshev A.N. is a Plumber who spends his free time, as well as working hours, drinking... See full summary »
11. Bakenbardy (1990)
100 min | Comedy
A small provincial town is home to two rival teenage gangs, one devoted to loose living and punk music and the other a collection of narrow-minded bodybuilders obsessed with order and ... See full summary »
TV-G | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
The movie consists of 3 short movies, each about Shurik - a nerdy student.. 1. "Naparnik" ("Partner"). Shurik has a fight in a bus with a bully named Fedya because Fedya didn't want to ... See full summary »
TV-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Romance
In this comic story, nerdy Shurik travels to the Caucasus in search of native legends and folklore. But what he finds is a beautiful girl whom, due to intoxication and deceit of the local "... See full summary »
15. Ya shagayu po Moskve (1964)
78 min | Comedy, Romance
Young Siberian writer Volodya meets Kolya in the Moscow metro in his visit to a famous author. Volodya and Kolya's friend Sasha adventure their love interests in their own way, while Kolya sets out to help them.
16. Formula lyubvi (1984 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
A young aristocrat, Aleksei Fedyashev, is languishing in his family's country estate, spending his days reading poetry and confessing his love... to a statue. Upon hearing that famous Count... See full summary »
17. Tot samyy Myunkhgauzen (1979 TV Movie)
142 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A philosophical and poetic portrait of the famous (or maybe infamous?) Baron Munchhausen. His crazy, yet very merriment, stories, views and behavior is what sets him apart from others. He ... See full summary »
18. Return to Treasure Island (1989)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
USSR's violent farcical yet faithful adaptation of Stevenson's novel that combines animated sequences with live action parts. Two previous Ostrov sokrovishch films are edited together here. Return to Treasure Island is the cut US version.
20. Obyknovennoe chudo (1979 TV Movie)
138 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
A wizard invents characters who all come to life and start to arrive at his house: a King, his servants, a princes, a bear trapped in a man's body - the usual lot. The Plot mainly rotates ... See full summary »
21. Za spichkami (1980)
100 min | Comedy
In Eastern Finland, in Liperi to be exact, Anna-Liisa Ihalainen asks her husband Antti to get some matches from the Ihalainen household. Unfortunately that trip takes a little longer than expected.
23. Gentlemen of Fortune (1971)
TV-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A kindergarten director Troshkin is a dead ringer for a criminal nicknamed "Docent" who stole the priceless headpiece of Alexander the Great during an archaeological expedition. But after ... See full summary »
24. Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
TV-G | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to the 16th ... See full summary »
74 min | Comedy, Family
A satirical comedy about the excessive restrictions that children face during their vacation in a Young Pioneer camp.
26. Sobache serdtse (1988 TV Movie)
136 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Professor Preobrazhensky and his colleague place some human parts into a dog named Sharik. Soon the dog transforms into a human.
27. Troe v lodke, ne schitaya sobaki (1979 TV Movie)
128 min | Comedy, Musical
Three London gentlemen take vacation rowing down the Thames, encountering various mishaps and misadventures along the way.
102 min | Crime, Mystery
Retired Sherlock Holmes and practicing Dr. Watson come back together to solve a puzzle in the beginning of the 20th century.
29. It Can't Be! (1975)
100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
The movie includes three diffirent skits, including different actors. The first skit is about a store owner who steals goods from himself. He is arrested and brought to court, to testify ... See full summary »
151 min | Crime, Mystery
Holmes and Dr. Watson help a young lady who is receiving anonymous letters 10 years after her father passed away under shady circumstances. They find themselves in an enigma involving a treasure, murder and a love interest for Watson.
31. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1981 TV Movie)
154 min | Crime, Mystery
When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in his country house, Dr James Mortimer asks Sherlock Holmes for help to save Sir Henry Baskerville, the only known heir, from the curse that haunts Baskerville family.
32. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: The Acquaintance (1979– )
67 min | Crime
Doctor Watson moves in with the eccentric Sherlock Holmes and they get a case to solve. A young heiress seeks Holmes' help when she feels threatened by her brutish stepfather after her sister dies under mysterious circumstances.
33. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: The Bloody Inscription (1979 TV Movie)
67 min | Crime
When a murder happens with a bloody inscription and a ring left behind, puzzled Scotland Yard detectives go to Sherlock Holmes for help.
34. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: The Hunt for the Tiger (1980 TV Movie)
65 min | Crime, Mystery
Dr. Watson executes Sherlock Holmes' will, who faced death after exposing Moriarty and his gang in the previous episode.
35. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: King of Blackmailers (1980 TV Movie)
63 min | Crime, Mystery
Mycroft Holmes hands Sherlock Holmes the case of the Master Blackmailer.
36. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: Mortal Fight (1980 TV Movie)
65 min | Crime, Mystery
After upsetting the criminal underground in 'the Master Blackmailer' case, Sherlock Holmes has to face his archenemy: Prof. Moriarty.
39. Zdravstvuyte, ya vasha tyotya! (1975 TV Movie)
98 min | Comedy
Unemployed and homeless Babbs Baberley (Alexander Kalyagin) is being chased by the police who attempt to arrest him for vagrancy. Babbs finds himself in a rich house, where he encounters ... See full summary »
40. Priklyucheniya printsa Florizelya (1979 TV Movie)
206 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Adventure seeker Prince of Bacardia Florizel walks around London in the clothes of a simple townsman, along with his friend, Colonel Geraldine. At night on the embankment they meet a young ... See full summary »
The 3rd part of the famous trilogy by Alexandre Dumas about d'Artagnan and his 3 friends Athos, Porthos and Aramis.
45. Koroleva benzokolonki (1963)
78 min | Comedy
Lyudmila doesn't have any luck in finding the perfect job. She tried to be an air hostess, newscaster, model, ice skater, but fate had something else in store for her - a petrol station, ... See full summary »
46. Carnival in Moscow (1956)
Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A new chief of a "Culture House" is planning to hold a terribly boring New Year concert. A group of young amateur actors are doing their best to liven up the concert.
47. Pokrov Gates (1983 TV Movie)
140 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Stories from the lives of the tennants of the Moscow's communal apatment: Kostik, who is a college student, lives with his aunt while studying; Arkady Velyurov who is a performing artist; ... See full summary »
48. Devchata (1961)
98 min | Comedy, Romance
Tonya has just graduated from the trade school and found a job as a cook in a Siberian village. She is naive but open hearted and kind. When Ilya starts flirting with her she takes it as a ... See full summary »
49. Vyshe radugi (1986 TV Movie)
Family, Fantasy, Musical
Лепромечта — в одном фильме играют Боярский и Куклачев, а на фоне поет Пресняков-младший. Производство Эстонской Республики.
50. Lyubov i golubi (1985)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
Injured on the job Vasily Kuzyakin gets a ticket to the resort. There he meets femme fatale Raisa Zakharovna, and once under the charm, moves to live with her. Unfortunately, a new life is not all that sweet as dreamed hapless Vasily.