Most Popular "Gulag" Titles
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1. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
114 min | Adventure, Comedy
Dynamite expert Allan Karlsson's life, and the unlikely events following his escape from the old folk's home on his 100th birthday.
4. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
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.
5. Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985 TV Movie)
200 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.
6. The Edge (2010)
124 min | Adventure, Drama, History
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 »
7. As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer.
9. Within the Whirlwind (2009)
90 min | Biography, Drama
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.
10. The Shoes of the Fisherman (I) (1968)
G | 162 min | Drama
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 »
12. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970)
G | 100 min | Drama
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 »
13. Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)
137 min | Comedy, Drama
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".
14. Larks on a String (1990)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
15. Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992)
55 min | Documentary
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 »
16. Manuscripts don't burn (1997)
79 min | Documentary
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 »
17. Knight Without Armor (1937)
107 min | Adventure, Drama, History
After two years as a Czarist British agent posing as a Russian Commissar, he rescues a Russian countess from her Bolshevik captors.
18. The Soviet Story (2008)
86 min | Documentary, History, War
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.
19. Freedom Is Paradise (1989)
76 min | Drama
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 »
20. Coming Out of the Ice (1982 TV Movie)
104 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
21. Freeze Die Come to Life (1990)
105 min | Drama
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.
23. Ulzhan (2007)
105 min | Drama
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 »
24. Once My Mother (2014)
75 min | Family, History, War
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.
25. One War (2009)
89 min | Drama
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 »
27. The Phobos (2010)
78 min | Horror, Thriller
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 »
29. The Confession (1990)
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 »
30. Zaveshchanie Lenina (2007 TV Mini-Series)
44 min | Drama
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.
32. 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.
33. Syphon Filter 2 (2000 Video Game)
M | Animation, Mystery, Action
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 »
34. Captive Faith (1991)
73 min | Drama
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.
35. Tovarisch, I Am Not Dead (2007)
85 min | Documentary, Biography, War
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.
36. Gold Lost in Siberia (1994)
72 min | Documentary
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 »
37. Three Stories of Galicia (2010)
86 min | Documentary, Drama, History
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 »
41. Frautschi (2008)
49 min | Documentary, Music
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 »
44. Turning Back the Waves (2009)
96 min | Documentary, Biography
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.
45. Pjotr - Brieven uit de goelag (2008)
25 min | Documentary, Short
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 »
50. Involuntary Memory (2014)
4 min | Short
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.