Best Russian Moviesby andriy_lemishko | created - 21 Nov 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. 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: 35,172 | Gross: $0.50M
2. 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
3. Klitschko (2011)
Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary encompassing the lives of world heavyweight boxing champions, Vitali & Wladimir Klitschko. The first time in history two brothers have shared all the heavyweight world titles,... See full summary »
5. Geograf globus propil (2013)
120 min | Adventure, Drama
Victor Sluzhkin signs on as a teacher of geography in a secondary school in his native Perm (in the Urals) and gets lost in a haze of hard vodka, desperate love for a nymphet-like student ... See full summary »
6. Idiot (2003– )
550 min | Drama
The thrilling drama based on the world's greatest masterpiece by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Half-sane Prince Myshkin returns from Swiss psycho-clinic to face the glamorous world of St Petersburg. ... See full summary »
8. O chyom govoryat muzhchiny (2010)
93 min | Comedy
The plot revolves around four old friends-Kamil' (Kamil' Larin), Lesha (Leonid Barats), Sasha (Aleksandr Demidov) and Slava (Rostislav Khait)-all well-to-do professionals in their late 30s ... See full summary »
10. Statskiy sovetnik (2005)
191 min | Drama, Crime
Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but ... See full summary »
11. 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
12. Blind Man's Bluff (2005)
111 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Sergei and Simon have to deliver a suitcase full of heroin to Mikhalych or else they will be killed. There is one minor detail: the only problem-solving technique they are familiar with is ... See full summary »
14. O chyom eshchyo govoryat muzhchiny (2011)
Four friends are forced to stay put in a radio station on New Year's Eve after one of them gets into trouble. They use the opportunity to remember memories from the past, talk about women, ... See full summary »
15. 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.
16. Gloss (2007)
118 min | Comedy, Drama
A pretty, young girl from a coal-mining town comes to Moscow with dreams of becoming a supermodel in this satirical look at the fashion industry.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. Master i Margarita (2005– )
500 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Master and Margarita (2005) is a Menippean film based on the eponymous book by Mikhail A. Bulgakov. Set in Moscow under Stalin and in Jerusalem under Pilate, it has several story-lines ... See full summary »
20. The Sacrifice (1986)
PG | 149 min | Drama
At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.
Votes: 17,307 | Gross: $0.30M
21. 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.
22. 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 »
23. Doch (2012)
110 min | Drama
Provincial half-orphan Inna meets two newcomers to her small town: promiscuous classmate Masha and priest's son Ilya. The town is infamous for a serial killer whose victims are indecent teenage girls.
25. 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
26. Ya budu ryadom (2012)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
(Russian with English subtitles) Inna is a typical 30-something yuppy, who also happens to be a single mother. One day discovering that she has an Incurable illness, Inna sets on finding the right adoptive parents for her son.
27. 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.
29. The Fool (II) (2014)
116 min | Drama
Dima Nikitin is an ordinary honest plumber who suddenly decides to face the corrupt system of local politics in order to save the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dormitory, which is about to collapse.
30. 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
32. Nachalo (1970)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A film-in-film story set in a provincial town in Russia. Pasha (Churikova) is an amateur actress who plays a witch at a local club, but her dream is to play Joan of Arc. In a strike of luck... See full summary »
33. Arrhythmia (2017)
116 min | Drama
A paramedic devoted to his patients struggles to make time for his wife who begins to believe his patients are more important to him than she is.
34. 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 »