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1. Anna Karenina (I) (2012)

R | 129 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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63 Metascore

In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Matthew Macfadyen

Votes: 75,748 | Gross: $12.80M

2. The Brothers Karamazov (1958)

TV-PG | 145 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Ryevsk, Russia, 1870. Tensions abound in the Karamazov family. Fyodor is a wealthy libertine who holds his purse strings tightly. His four grown sons include Dmitri, the eldest, an elegant ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Yul Brynner, Maria Schell, Claire Bloom, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 1,995

3. Anna Karenina (1948)

Approved | 139 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A married woman's affair with a dashing young officer has tragic results.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore, Hugh Dempster

Votes: 2,012

4. Love (1927)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A married woman compromises her social standing and family life when she falls for a young officer.

Directors: Edmund Goulding, John Gilbert | Stars: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, George Fawcett, Emily Fitzroy

Votes: 700

5. I demoni di San Pietroburgo (2008)

118 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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Biopic of the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Carolina Crescentini, Roberto Herlitzka, Anita Caprioli

Votes: 259

6. Shlakoblok (2017)

59 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

7.4
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A crew of desperate filmmakers adapting an unfinished short novel by Nikolai Gogol discover that there's not much to adapt so they're trying to make for a feature film using scraps and leftovers from previous productions.

Directors: Sergey A., Georgiy Danilov, Evgeniy Mishukhin, Semyon Romanov, Nikolay Yeriomin | Stars: Random People, Sergey A., Leviy Muzhik, Georgiy Danilov

Votes: 7

7. La steppa (1962)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.7
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In 19th century Russia, an 8 year-old boy is sent from his home village to the big city to go to school. On his long way there, he gets to witness the often harsh realities of life in the steppe. Based on allegorical novel by Chekhov.

Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Charles Vanel, Daniele Spallone, Cristina Gaioni, Pavle Vuisic

Votes: 11

8. Les joueurs (1950 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy

6.3
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Add a Plot

Director: Claude Barma | Stars: Louis de Funès, Pierre Gallon, Jacques Grello, Daniel Lecourtois

Votes: 21

9. Viy: The Story Retold (2004 Video Game)

Adventure, Horror

7.0
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Russian FMV adventure game based on the classic short horror story Viy by Nikolai Gogol. Philosophy student Khoma Brut agrees to help a superstitious village and perform a funeral ceremony for a dead suspected witch during three nights.

Votes: 6

10. Misao (1978 TV Movie)

79 min | Drama

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In 1902 in St. Petersburg, Russia, loner scientist Anton Kerzhentsevi studies primates. He's attracted to Tatyana, his friend Alexis' wife. As Anton slowly goes mad, he starts planning on how to kill his friend and get away with it.

Director: Ljubomir Draskic | Stars: Nikola Simic, Svetlana Bojkovic, Irfan Mensur, Branko Cvejic

11. Nos (2012)

2 min | Short, Comedy

5.2
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Surrealistic take on the short novel by the great Russian and Ukrainian writer Gogol, filled with healthy humor.

Director: Nikolay Yeriomin | Stars: Yaroslav Kozak, Nikolay Yeriomin, Mikhail Pervushin

Votes: 9

12. Klassnaya dama (1995 TV Short)

20 min | Short, Drama

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Television adaptation of Aleksandr Kuprin's short story "Natalya Davydovna".

Director: Aleksandr Belinsky | Stars: Yekaterina Maksimova, Yelena Yunger, Georgiy Shtil, Izil Zabludovskiy

13. Northern Exposure (1990–1995)
Episode: War and Peace (1991)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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Everyone except Maurice welcomes a vacationing Russian; Holling has nightmares; Ed falls in love.

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Rob Morrow, Barry Corbin, Janine Turner, John Cullum

Votes: 115