Most Popular "Gulag" Titles

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year










































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
61 Metascore

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.

Writers: James Bobin, Nicholas Stoller, Jim Henson | Director: James Bobin | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire

2. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)

114 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Dynamite expert Allan Karlsson's life, and the unlikely events following his escape from the old folk's home on his 100th birthday.

Writers: Felix Herngren, Hans Ingemansson, Jonas Jonasson | Director: Felix Herngren | Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg, Mia Skäringer

3. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A former Australian policeman is rescued by a tribe of children when he is banished from a desert town and sent into the desert to die by the desert town's evil queen.

Writers: Terry Hayes, George Miller | Directors: George Miller, George Ogilvie | Stars: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn

4. The Way Back (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
66 Metascore

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

Writers: Keith R. Clarke, Slavomir Rawicz, Peter Weir | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Dragos Bucur

5. The Shoes of the Fisherman (I) (1968)

G | 162 min | Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Set in a futuristic vision of the late 1980's, Ukrainian Archbishop Kiril Lakota is set free after two decades as a political prisoner in Siberia. He is brought to Rome by Fr. David ... See full summary »

Writers: John Patrick, James Kennaway, Morris L. West | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner, David Janssen

6. Within the Whirlwind (2009)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.

Writers: Nancy Larson, Eugenia Ginzburg | Director: Marleen Gorris | Stars: Emily Watson, Pam Ferris, Ian Hart, Ben Miller

7. Ilsa the Tigress of Siberia (1977)

R | 85 min | Horror

4.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Erotic adventure in Siberia.

Writer: Marven McGara | Director: Jean LaFleur | Stars: Dyanne Thorne, Michel-René Labelle, Gilbert Beaumont, Jean-Guy Latour

8. Once My Mother (2014)

75 min | Documentary, Family, History

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Australian filmmaker Sophia Turkiewicz investigates why her Polish mother abandoned her and uncovers the truth behind her mother's wartime escape from a Siberian gulag, leaving Sophia to confront her own capacity for forgiveness.

Writer: Sophia Turkiewicz | Director: Sophia Turkiewicz

9. Ulzhan (2007)

105 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Somewhere in the endless steppes of Central Asia lies a treasure. One man holds the key to it, a fragment of an ancient map. But in his restless quest, Charles isn't looking for fame or ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière, Jean-Marie Cambacérès, Regis Ghezelbash | Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Ayanat Ksenbai, David Bennent, Maximilien Muller

10. The Edge (2010)

124 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The action takes place shortly after the end of the Second World War in the Siberian hinterland, among Russians and Germans with damaged personal stories and a strange transformation: the ... See full summary »

Writer: Aleksandr Gonorovsky | Director: Aleksey Uchitel | Stars: Sergey Garmash, Aleksey Gorbunov, Vyacheslav Krikunov, Aleksandr Bashirov

11. As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)

158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

As prisoner of war Clemens Forell, a German soldier during WW II, is sentenced to a labor camp in far east Siberia. After four years working in the mines he escapes from the camp (in 1949) ... See full summary »

Writers: Josef Martin Bauer, Bastian Clevé, Hardy Martins, Bernd Schwamm | Director: Hardy Martins | Stars: Bernhard Bettermann, Iris Böhm, Anatoliy Kotenyov, Michael Mendl

12. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970)

G | 100 min | Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Fly-on-the-wall treatment of an ordinary day in the life of a prisoner in Stalin's Gulag. Closely adapted from Solzhenitsyn's classic novel based on his own experiences. Shot entirely on ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn | Director: Caspar Wrede | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Espen Skjønberg, Alf Malland, Frimann Falck Clausen

13. Lost in Siberia (1991)

140 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A political drama about Stalin's prison-camp system in Russia.

Writers: James Brabazon, Valeri Frid, Yuriy Korotkov, Aleksandr Mitta | Director: Aleksandr Mitta | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Vladimir Ilin, Yelena Majorova, Irina Mikhalyova

14. Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)

137 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Military doctor General Klenski is arrested in Stalin's Russia in 1953 during an anti-Semitic political campaign accused of being a participant in so-called "doctors' plot".

Writers: Joseph Brodsky, Aleksey German, Svetlana Karmalita | Director: Aleksey German | Stars: Yuriy Tsurilo, Nina Ruslanova, Mikhail Dementyev, Aleksandr Bashirov

15. Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985 TV Movie)

200 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.

Writers: Thurston B. Clarke, Gerald Green, Frederick E. Werbell | Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Alice Krige, Kenneth Colley, Melanie Mayron

16. Knight Without Armor (1937)

107 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After two years as a Czarist British agent posing as a Russian Commissar, he rescues a Russian countess from her Bolshevik captors.

Writers: James Hilton, Frances Marion, Lajos Biró, Arthur Wimperis | Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Robert Donat, Irene Vanbrugh, Herbert Lomas

17. Larks on a String (1990)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Set in the late 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect "bourgeois elements", a professor, a saxophonist, and a milkman, who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation.

Writers: Bohumil Hrabal, Jirí Menzel | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlastimil Brodský, Václav Neckár, Jitka Zelenohorská

18. Coming Out of the Ice (1982 TV Movie)

104 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Victor and his family moved to the USSR in the mid '30's. When he refused to sign his skydiving accomplishment as a citizen of the USSR, he was not tried but simply sent to prison. His ... See full summary »

Writers: Victor Herman, Alan Sharp | Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: John Savage, Willie Nelson, Francesca Annis, Ben Cross

19. Freeze Die Come to Life (1989)

105 min | Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Two children living in a remote mining town in the distant wastes of Siberia in 1947, survive poverty and hardship through the warmth of their friendship and a shared sense of humour.

Writer: Vitali Kanevsky | Director: Vitali Kanevsky | Stars: Dinara Drukarova, Pavel Nazarov, Elena Popova, Valeri Ivchenko

20. Freedom Is Paradise (1989)

76 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Young Sasha is brought into a state-run children's home because his mother died early and his father spends most of his life in prison. The conditions are like in a penal institution. Sasha... See full summary »

Writer: Sergey Bodrov | Director: Sergey Bodrov | Stars: Aleksandr Bureyev, Svetlana Gaytan, Vladimir Kosyrev, Kseniya Nazarova

21. The Soviet Story (2008)

86 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The Soviet Story offers an alternative history of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale.

Creator: Edvins Snore | Director: Edvins Snore | Stars: Andre Brie, Vladimir Bukovsky, Norman Davies, Aleksandr Guryanov

22. Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992)

55 min | Documentary

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Mikhail Vartanov's influential documentary about the imprisoned genius Sergei Parajanov who was persecuted "during the height of his artistic power," for his unruly life style and ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Vartanov, Mikhail Vartanov, Sergei Parajanov | Directors: Mikhail Vartanov, Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Sergei Parajanov, Sofiko Chiaureli, Mikhail Vartanov, Yuri Mgoyan

23. The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 3: From Sark to the Finish (2004)

120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Peter Greenaway | Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Roger Rees, Stephen Billington, Jordi Mollà, Ana Torrent

24. Syphon Filter 2 (2000 Video Game)

M | Animation, Mystery, Action

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The sequel to Syphon Filter takes place right after the first one, the Agency has apparently betrayed Gabe Logan and framed him for the Khazakstani ICBM missile launch containing the Syphon... See full summary »

Writers: John Garvin, Richard Ham | Stars: John Chacon, Zoe Galvez, Shannon Tilton, Peter Kepler

25. The Phobos (2010)

Horror, Thriller

4.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Rainy summer evening... Young people are arriving at the new trendy club named Phobos which is still under construction. Or re-construction - since it's a former bomb shelter which is ... See full summary »

Writer: Aleksandr Shevtsov | Director: Oleg Assadulin | Stars: Pyotr Fyodorov, Timofey Karataev, Tatyana Kosmacheva, Agniya Kuznetsova

26. One War (2009)

89 min | Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

May, 8, 1945. Maxim Prokhorov, major of People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs, arrives at a small northern island. There live eleven people: five young women, five children from one to ... See full summary »

Director: Vera Glagoleva | Stars: Aleksandr Baluev, Michael Khmurov, Natalya Kudryashova, Yuliya Melnikova

27. Londongrad (2008)

10 min | Short, Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A dark character study about politics and succession of power within a wealthy Russian family in London.

Writer: Wilf Varvill | Director: Wilf Varvill | Stars: Olegar Fedoro, Marek Oravec, Dragan Micanovic, Tommy Bastow

28. The Confession (1990)

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The Confession (1990) survives in Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992) in its original camera negative. It remained unfinished due to the death of Sergei Parajanov. The Confession (1990) was ... See full summary »

Writer: Sergei Parajanov | Director: Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Sofiko Chiaureli, Yuri Mgoyan

29. Manuscripts don't burn (1997)

79 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The Movie explores the life of few soviet writers under the dictatorship of comrade Joseph Stalin. Some of these writers under severe censorship include Mikhail Bulgakov the author of The ... See full summary »

Director: Reza Allamehzadeh | Stars: Reza Allamehzadeh, Martin Andersen Nexø, Jean Richard Bloch, Emma Gershtein

30. Zaveshchanie Lenina (2007 TV Mini-Series)

44 min | Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Screen version of Varlam Shalamov's autobiographical book "The Kolyma Tales". Short stories from the life of the man who's spent 17 years of his life in Stalin labour camps in Kolyma and survived.

Stars: Nadezhda Anikeeva, Feliks Antipov, Sergey Anufriev, Sergey Bachurskiy

31. Tovarisch, I Am Not Dead (2007)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Garri Urban, survivor of Holocaust and Gulag and author of the autobiographical book of the same title, revisits the sites of his horrors and triumphs, 50 years later.

Director: Stuart Urban | Stars: Anne Applebaum, Noka Kapranova, Garri Urban, Josephine Urban

32. Captive Faith (1991)

73 min | Drama

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

In 1960s Soviet Union, a baptist pastor is sent to a labor camp for his faith. With two other Christians, he tries to spread the gospel to the other inmates.

Writers: Dennis Shippy, Georgi Vins | Director: Don Ross | Stars: Don Ryerson, Jeff Geshay, Paul Wright, Dewitt Jones

33. Three Stories of Galicia (2010)

86 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A Jewish man whose family chose to save the life of its worst enemy. A Ukrainian woman who endured the theft of her children to save her country. A Polish priest who risked everything to ... See full summary »

Directors: Sarah Farhat, Olha Onyshko | Star: Ada Rogovtseva

34. Gulag Vorkuta (2014)

18 min | Short, Drama, History | Completed

Gulag Vorkuta, 1964, USSR. Two dissidents arrive at a Gulag transit camp. They are interrogated and resist the de-humanization of the Marxist USSR Gulag system.

Writer: Michael Kingsbury | Director: Michael Kingsbury | Stars: Alina Aliluykina, Yulia Moiseenko, Nicolas Toscani Brouhard

35. 8 hlav sílenství (2014)

Biography, Drama

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Marta Nováková | Director: Marta Nováková | Stars: Aneta Langerová, Viktorie Cermáková, Zuzana Fialová, Martin Sitta

36. Kazus Kukotskogo (2005 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Pavel Barshak, Elena Drobysheva, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Chulpan Khamatova

37. Isini (1992)

142 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Gia Badridze, Levan Zaqareishvili | Director: Levan Zaqareishvili | Stars: Zaza Kolelishvili, Mindia Lortqipanidze, Keti Pantskhava, Matlyuba Alimova

38. Frautschi (2008)

49 min | Documentary, Music

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

FRAUTSCHI is an intimate portrait of one of the most influential (and least known) guitar pedagogues in Russia: Kamill Frautschi (1921-1997). A violinist himself, Kamill taught his son ... See full summary »

Directors: Sabine I. Gölz, Oleg Timofeyev | Stars: Alexander Antonov, Evgeny Finkelstein, Alexander Frautschi, Teodor Gladkov

39. Gulag 113 (2005 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Marcus Kolga | Director: Marcus Kolga

40. Gulag Barashevo (2014)

13 min | Short, Drama | Completed

A Russian dissident in the USSR is arrested and sent to the Gulags.

Writer: Michael Kingsbury | Director: Michael Kingsbury | Stars: Yulia Moiseenko, Tian Wang, Nick Chandler, Michael Mathis

41. Pjotr - Brieven uit de goelag (2008)

25 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Pyotr Alexeyev disappeared in 1937 from his daughter Era's life. At the height of Stalin's purges, he was arrested and transported to a labor camp where he died during the war. Era and her ... See full summary »

Writer: Jan Jaap Kuiper | Director: Jan Jaap Kuiper | Stars: Inna Petrovna Aleksejeva, Maxim Shaposhnikov, Era Petrovna Sokolova, Katja Sokolova

42. Vankileirien Syväri (2010 TV Movie)

54 min | Documentary

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Arvo Tuominen | Director: Arvo Tuominen | Star: Arvo Tuominen

43. Goud - Vergeten in Siberië (1994)

72 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Eyewitnesses (i.e. former prisoners, idealists, survivors) accounts of their/or others ordeal during the 40's and 50's of the 20th century, being convicted as 'peoples enemies' by the ... See full summary »

Writers: Gerard Jacobs, Theo Uittenbogaard | Director: Theo Uittenbogaard | Stars: Stepania Fjodorovna, Vadim Kozin, Olga Lisenko, Ivan Lukin

44. Are You Still Alive? (1990)

97 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Sándor Sára

45. Turning Back the Waves (2009)

96 min | Documentary, Biography

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

This ethnographic film focuses on seven women of the intelligentsia who have participated in various key historical events in Russia during the Soviet and post-Soviet eras.

Director: Gregory Gan | Stars: Vladimir Alier, Tatiana Mihaylovna Bahmina, Irina Pavlovna Gavrilova, Svetlana Pavlovna Gavrilova

46. Karaganda (1994)

50 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Christiane Rittner | Stars: Gertrud Platais, Frieda Siebeneicher

47. Nerovnoe dykhanie (2005)

30 min | Short, Drama

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A retired NKVD officer in late 1970s meets relatives of somebody whom he sentenced to death in 1937.

Writer: Ilya Severov | Director: Ilya Severov | Stars: Boris Leonov, Ekaterina Shvagireva, Galina Saburova, Vsevolod Tsurilo

48. Solovetski elämän ja kuoleman luostari (1995 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, History

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Arvo Ahlroos | Director: Arvo Ahlroos | Stars: Heikki Kirkinen, Patriarch Alexiy II

49. Stalinin kanava (2012 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Arvo Tuominen, Arvo Tuominen | Director: Arvo Tuominen | Stars: Henry Hanikka, Arvo Tuominen

50. Involuntary Memory (2014)

4 min | Short

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The descendant of a Gulag internee undergoes repressed trauma borne from a history of genocide across generations. He attempts to exorcise the still present collective memory through a disturbing re-enactment.

Writer: Monika K. Adler | Director: Monika K. Adler | Star: Aeon Rose