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1. Anastasia (1956)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 6,147

2. 55 Days at Peking (1963)

Unrated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Guy Green | Stars: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven, Flora Robson

Votes: 4,810

3. War & Peace (1972–1974)

890 min | Drama, War

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Anthony Hopkins stars in this British adaption of Tolstoy's war and peace, an epic about Napoleon's invasion of Russia, as told through the eyes of five fictional Russian families.

Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Morag Hood, Alan Dobie, Rupert Davies

Votes: 481

4. Turetskiy gambit (2005)

208 min | War, Action, Adventure

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The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the ... See full summary »

Director: Dzhanik Fayziev | Stars: Egor Beroev, Olga Krasko, Marat Basharov, Vladimir Ilin

Votes: 3,329

5. Ekaterina (2014– )

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The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once ... See full summary »

Stars: Marina Aleksandrova, Aleksandr Yatsenko, Vladimir Yaglych, Sergey Koltakov

Votes: 204

6. Golfstrim pod aysbergom (2012)

125 min | Drama

6.6
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Adam's first wife Lilith is mentioned in ancient Oriental legends, in Talmud and in the medieval books of Cabala. According to these sources, she was not created from Adam's rib like Eve ... See full summary »

Director: Evgeniy Pashkevich | Stars: Olga Shepitskaya, Rezija Kalnina, Girts Kesteris, Janis Reinis

Votes: 98

7. Kurmanjan datka (2014)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.5
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The relevant epic story of the strong-willed, courageous and independent woman before her time, Kurmanjan, who is revered to this day for her diplomacy for saving her nation from complete destruction when the Russians invaded.

Director: Sadyk Sher-Niyaz | Stars: Elina Abai Kyzy, Nasira Mambetova, Aziz Muradillayev, Adilet Usubaliyev

Votes: 3,179

8. Empire of the Tsars: Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley (2016– )

Documentary, History

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British historian Lucy Worsley travels to Russia to investigate the 300-year reign of the Romanov dynasty.

Stars: Lucy Worsley, Janet Hartley, Simon Dixon, Sergei Bogatyrev

Votes: 136

9. Velikaya (2015– )

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The story of Catherine the Great from the time she came to Russia as the bride of the heir to the Russian throne.

Stars: Julian Mau, Fitz van Thom, Bastian Sierich, Yuliya Snigir

Votes: 57

10. Statskiy sovetnik (2005)

191 min | Drama, Crime

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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 »

Director: Filipp Yankovskiy | Stars: Oleg Menshikov, Nikita Mikhalkov, Konstantin Khabenskiy, Vladimir Mashkov

Votes: 2,311

11. Romanovy (2013– )

History

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This history of the Romanov dynasty, the family that ruled Russia from 1613 until the October Revolution of 1917.

Star: Ilya Sherbinin

Votes: 65

12. Romansa konjokradice (1971)

GP | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.4
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In 1905, Polish horse thieves living near the Russian border find their livelihoods threatened by the new Russo-Japanese conflict because the Russian army requisitions all horses and forcibly conscripts all men for the war.

Director: Abraham Polonsky | Stars: Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Jane Birkin, Lainie Kazan

Votes: 158

13. Napoleon: The Campaign of Russia (2013– )

History

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In 1812 Napoleon gathers the largest army of all times, of about 600.000 men from 24 controlled countries to invade Russia. 172 day later they will have to withdraw, 400.000 soldiers either killed or captured. Why dis this happen?

Stars: Constantin Balsan, Alix Bénézech, Pawel Delag, Marc Duret

Votes: 28

14. Royal Cousins at War (2014– )

Documentary

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Documentary about the closely related rulers of three different European empires: Georg V of Britain, Wilhelm II of Germany and Nicholas II of Russia, all of them grandchildren of Queen ... See full summary »

Stars: Tamsin Greig, Naomi Cooper

Votes: 52

15. Battle of the Japan Sea (1969)

G | 128 min | Drama, History, War

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Japan and Russia clash in what comes to be known as the Russo-Japanese War. An attempt by the Japanese fleet and army to take Port Arthur fails, and a Russian fleet bears down on the Sea of Japan.

Director: Seiji Maruyama | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yûzô Kayama, Chishû Ryû

Votes: 123

16. The Night Before Christmas (1962)

69 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.8
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Surreal Soviet-era Christmas fantasy movie.

Director: Aleksandr Rou | Stars: Aleksandr Khvylya, L. Myznikova, Yuri Tavrov, Lyudmila Khityaeva

Votes: 736

17. Gibel imperii (2005– )

520 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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The Fall of the Great Russian Empire is the main storyline of this 10 episode mini series, however, every episode has a separate detective story of its own.

Stars: Galina Anisimova, Ville Haapasalo, Andrey Zibrov, Natalya Akimova

Votes: 290

18. Vivat, gardemariny! (1991)

140 min | Adventure, History, Romance

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In the second movie the Naval Cadets are guarding the princess coming from Germany to marry a Russian prince.

Director: Svetlana Druzhinina | Stars: Dmitriy Kharatyan, Sergey Zhigunov, Mikhail Mamaev, Lyudmila Gurchenko

Votes: 456

19. Naval Cadets, Charge! (1988– )

290 min | Adventure, History, Romance

7.7
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Three naval cadets accidentally get possession of a secret diary that was stolen from Bestuzhev, a vice-chancellor of Russia. If this diary ever gets abroad, the consequences for the ... See full summary »

Stars: Sergey Zhigunov, Dmitriy Kharatyan, Vladimir Shevelkov, Tatyana Lyutaeva

Votes: 866

20. Pentru patrie (1977)

192 min | History, War

7.3
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In 1877 during the Russo-Turkish war the Kingdom of Romania joins the war on Russia's side and declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Mircea Albulescu, Mircea Anghelescu, Ilarion Ciobanu, Constantin Codrescu

Votes: 192

21. General Suvorov (1941)

Passed | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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Primarily a biographical documentary about the military career of Alexander Vasilvich Suvorov, who was Field Marshal of the armies of Catherine the Great and Czar Paul I. After many ... See full summary »

Directors: Mikhail Doller, Vsevolod Pudovkin | Stars: Nikolay P. Cherkasov, Aleksandr Khanov, Mikhail Astangov, Apollon Yachnitskiy

Votes: 89

22. Doverie (1976)

95 min | Drama, History

3.9
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The story of the formation of the Finnish Republic and its independence from Russia.

Directors: Edvin Laine, Viktor Tregubovich | Stars: Kirill Lavrov, Vladimir Tatosov, Igor Dmitriev, Margarita Terekhova

Votes: 175

23. Yunost Petra (1980)

140 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Part one of a pair of historical films about the life of Peter the Great.

Director: Sergey Gerasimov | Stars: Dmitriy Zolotukhin, Tamara Makarova, Natalya Bondarchuk, Nikolay Eryomenko

Votes: 118

24. Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War (1958)

113 min | Drama, History, War

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Director: Kunio Watanabe | Stars: Kanjûrô Arashi, Kusuo Abe, Minoru Takada, Shin Takemura

Votes: 18

25. Peter the First (1937)

96 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.3
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Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Nikolai Simonov, Mikhail Zharov, Nikolay Cherkasov, Mikhail Tarkhanov

Votes: 120

26. Buzduganul cu trei peceti (1977)

177 min | Biography, History, War

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At the end of the 16th century, Wallachia's ruler Michael the Brave dreams of uniting the kingdoms of Wallachia,Transylvania and Moldavia into a single country known as The United Principalities.

Director: Constantin Vaeni | Stars: Victor Rebengiuc, Toma Caragiu, Vasile Nitulescu, Stefan Sileanu

Votes: 126

27. Imperator, kotoryy znal svoyu sudbu (2010)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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Author systematized the little-known facts of the biography of the last Russian Emperor Nicolai II. For example: in September, 1896, during Nicolai's visit to the Great Britain, Prince of ... See full summary »

Director: Roman Ershov | Star: Igor Dobryakov

Votes: 10

28. Gardemariny III (1992)

107 min | Adventure

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Director: Svetlana Druzhinina | Stars: Dmitriy Kharatyan, Mikhail Mamaev, Aleksandr Domogarov, Lyudmila Gurchenko

Votes: 252

30. I Was Catherine the Great's Stable Boy (1994)

5 min | Short, Drama

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The stable-boy who engineered Catherine The Great's notorious rendez-vous with a horse looks back and reflects on the incident that changed his life forever.

Director: Stephen Leslie | Stars: David Birkin, Maurice Blake, Brian Cox

Votes: 9

31. Ischadye ada (1991)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Vasili Panin | Stars: Georgiy Taratorkin, Kirill Lavrov, Vladimir Samoylov, Anna Samokhina

32. La rascrucea marilor furtuni (1980)

86 min | Biography, Drama, History

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In 1848 during the tumultuous era of European revolutions shaking the continent out of its feudal-based empire-based system the Wallachian politician Nicolae Balcescu is trying to reach the same revolutionary goals at home.

Director: Mircea Moldovan | Stars: Vlad Radescu, Cornel Ciupercescu, Constantin Codrescu, Silviu Stanculescu

Votes: 20

33. Davit Guramishvili (1946)

87 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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Directors: Nikoloz Sanishvili, Joseb Tumanishvili | Stars: Giorgi Shavgulidze, Aleksandre Omiadze, Dodo Chichinadze, Giorgi Davitashvili

Votes: 8

34. Skvoz ledyanuyu mglu (1965)

77 min | Biography, History

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Directors: Arkadi Koltsaty, Lev Rudnik | Stars: Yuriy Kayurov, Lyudmila Okhotnikova, Afanasi Kochetkov, Nikolay Smorchkov

35. Zvyozdnyy chas (1973 TV Movie)

65 min | History

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Directors: Oleg Lebedev, Nadezhda Marusalova | Stars: Yuriy Kayurov, Iya Savvina, Alla Pokrovskaya, Gennadi Frolov

36. Pyotr i Alexei (1919)

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Film about he childhood of the Russian Tsar Peter I (Peter the Great) and the transition between the reign of his father Alexei and his own.

Director: Yuri Zhelyabuzhsky | Star: Leonid Leonidov

37. Sedmoy sputnik (1962 TV Movie)

55 min | Drama

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Director: Viktor Turbin | Stars: Yuri Koltsov, Vyacheslav Nevinnyy, Leonid Gubanov, Mark Prudkin

38. Tatyanin den (1968)

92 min | Drama, History

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Director: Isidor Annensky | Stars: Lyudmila Maksakova, Vladimir Tatosov, Anatoliy Antosevich, Valeriy Pogoreltsev

39. Ryska Alaska (1992 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

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Director: Peter Berndtson | Star: Eleanor Coppola

40. Volki i ovtsy (1973 TV Movie)

173 min | Comedy

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Director: Veniamin Tsygankov | Stars: Yelena Gogoleva, Anatoliy Toropov, Elina Bystritskaya, Irina Likso

41. Medvezhonok (1981)

69 min | Drama, Family

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Director: Vyacheslav Prokopenko | Stars: Ada Rogovtseva, Sergey Filimonov, Valeriy Minayev, Tamila Dudareva

42. Operativnaya komandirovka (1969 TV Movie)

129 min | Drama, History

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Director: Boris Nirenburg | Stars: Grigori Abrikosov, Vasiliy Lanovoy, Aleksandr Grave, Aleksei Kuznetsov

43. Vlast tmy (1978 TV Movie)

201 min | Drama

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Directors: Feliks Glyamshin, Boris Ravenskikh | Stars: Igor Ilyinsky, Mikhail Zharov, Boris Gorbatov, Olga Chuvayeva

44. Devichiy perepolokh (1975 TV Movie)

143 min | Music

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Director: Georgiy Ansimov | Stars: Aleksandr Gorelik, Taisiya Sanina, Tatyana Shmyga, Gerard Vasiliev

45. Iskupitelnaya zhertva (1992 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama, History

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Director: Anatoliy Ivanov | Stars: Gennadi Glagolev, Eleonora Kazanskaya, Natalya Boldyreva, Olga Konskaya

46. Komendant Pushkin (1986 TV Movie)

65 min | Drama

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Director: Oleg Yeryshev | Stars: Yuriy Kuznetsov, Ernst Romanov, Viktor Gogolev, Svetlana Smirnova

47. Ulitsa Valentinova (1970 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

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Directors: Lidiya Ishimbaeva, Mariya Turbina | Stars: Irina Vavilova, Nikita Podgorny, Georgiy Obolenskiy, Viktor Bortsov

48. Dostigayev i drugiye (1975 TV Movie)

141 min | Drama

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Directors: Boris Babochkin, Nadezhda Marusalova | Stars: Boris Babochkin, Liliya Yudina, Lyudmila Shcherbinina, Yelena Gogoleva

49. Trevozhnyye nochi v Samare (1970– )

182 min | Drama

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Stars: Sergey Yakovlev, Valeri Karavayev, Vladimir Yemelyanov, Svetlana Bogolyubova

50. Raskolotoye nebo (1979– )

194 min | Drama, War

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Stars: Yuriy Tyshler, Aristarkh Livanov, Sergey Nikonenko, Antonina Leftiy