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1. Rocky IV (1985)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, literally destroys Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.

Writer: Sylvester Stallone | Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

2. Breach (2007)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

Based on the true story, FBI upstart Eric O'Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was put on trial for selling secrets to the Soviet Union.

Writers: Adam Mazer, William Rotko, Billy Ray | Director: Billy Ray | Stars: Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe, Dennis Haysbert, Laura Linney

3. Red Heat (1988)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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61 Metascore

A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.

Writers: Walter Hill, Harry Kleiner, Troy Kennedy-Martin | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle, Ed O'Ross

4. Persepolis (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.

Writers: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud | Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands, Danielle Darrieux

5. The Company (2007 TV Mini-Series)

286 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.9
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Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.

Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Alfred Molina, Michael Keaton, Rory Cochrane

6. Russian Ark (2002)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.3
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86 Metascore

A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years.

Writers: Boris Khaimsky, Anatoli Nikiforov, Svetlana Proskurina, Aleksandr Sokurov | Director: Aleksandr Sokurov | Stars: Sergey Dreyden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy, Mikhail Piotrovsky

7. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, War

8.5
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Writers: Ron Fricke, Mark Magidson, Genevieve Nicholas, Constantine Nicholas | Director: Ron Fricke

8. The Package (1989)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.

Writer: John Bishop | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, John Heard

9. Anastasia (1956)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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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.

Writers: Arthur Laurents, Marcelle Maurette, Guy Bolton | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff

10. The Mirror (1975)

108 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.

Writers: Aleksandr Misharin, Andrei Tarkovsky | Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

11. The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (1990 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Biography, War

6.3
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The Secret Life of Ian Fleming follows the exciting life of a dashing young Ian Fleming, the mastermind behind the highly successful James Bond books and movies. As a womanizer and a ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert J. Avrech | Director: Ferdinand Fairfax | Stars: Jason Connery, Kristin Scott Thomas, Joss Ackland, Patricia Hodge

12. The Devil, Probably (1977)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.3
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Charles drifts through politics, religion and psychoanalysis, rejecting them all. Once he realises the depth of his disgust with the moral and physical decline of the society he lives in, ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Bresson | Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Antoine Monnier, Tina Irissari, Henri de Maublanc, Laetitia Carcano

13. Storm and Sorrow (1990 TV Movie)

91 min | Adventure

6.4
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Fact-based story about the US team who attempted a climb on Lenin Peak in 1974 with a focus on climber Molly Higgins.

Writer: Leigh Chapman | Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: Lori Singer, Todd Allen, Marcia Cross, Jay Baker

14. Est - Ouest (1999)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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61 Metascore

June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or ... See full summary »

Writers: Rustam Ibragimbekov, Sergey Bodrov, Louis Gardel, Régis Wargnier | Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Oleg Menshikov, Sandrine Bonnaire, Catherine Deneuve, Sergey Bodrov Jr.

15. Children of the Revolution (1996)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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76 Metascore

Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ...

Writer: Peter Duncan | Director: Peter Duncan | Stars: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, F. Murray Abraham, Richard Roxburgh

16. Cold War (1998 TV Mini-Series)

1,120 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Nixon, Anatoli Dobrynin, John F. Kennedy

17. First Men in the Moon (1964)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight ... See full summary »

Writers: Nigel Kneale, Jan Read, H.G. Wells | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Edward Judd, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries, Miles Malleson

18. Twelve Chairs (1971)

161 min | Comedy

8.4
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A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once ... See full summary »

Writers: Ilya Ilf, Yevgeni Petrov, Vladlen Bakhnov, Leonid Gayday | Director: Leonid Gayday | Stars: Archil Gomiashvili, Sergey Filippov, Mikhail Pugovkin, Natalya Krachkovskaya

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

158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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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

20. Dau

Biography, Drama, History | Post-production

Biographical film, epically depicting the life of the famous scientist Lev Landau.

Writers: Ilya Khrzhanovskiy, Kora Landau-Drobantseva, Susanne Marian, Vladimir Sorokin | Director: Ilya Khrzhanovskiy | Stars: Teodor Currentzis, Youriy Alekseev, Radmila Schiogoleva, Lidiya Shchogolyeva

21. Maattrraan (2012)

165 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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Ramachandran (Sachin Khedekar) is a genetic scientist who is a genius. His wife delivers conjoined twins Akilan and Vimalan (Suriya in dual role). After the birth of his children, ... See full summary »

Writers: A.N. Balakrishnan, Anand K.V., D. Suresh | Director: Anand K.V. | Stars: Suriya, Kajal Agarwal, Sachin Khedekar, Thara

22. Russendisko (2012)

100 min | Comedy

5.6
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Russendisko is the story of Wladimir, Andrej and Mischa. Three young Russian friends, who move from Moscow to Berlin in a lucky wave of emigration right after the fall of the Berlin wall. ... See full summary »

Writers: Oliver Ziegenbalg, Wladimir Kaminer | Director: Oliver Ziegenbalg | Stars: Matthias Schweighöfer, Friedrich Mücke, Christian Friedel, Peri Baumeister

23. The Unknown Soldier (1955)

181 min | Drama, War

7.8
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It is the summer of 1941. An eastern-Finnish machine gun company receives an order to turn in their surplus equipment. The company is transferred to the front lines. The next morning the ... See full summary »

Writers: Väinö Linna, Juha Nevalainen | Director: Edvin Laine | Stars: Kosti Klemelä, Heikki Savolainen, Reino Tolvanen, Veikko Sinisalo

24. The Girl from Petrovka (1974)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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A beautiful Russian ballerina falls in love with an American news correspondent. The KGB is most displeased and does everything it can to break them up.

Writers: George Feifer, Allan Scott, Chris Bryant | Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Hal Holbrook, Anthony Hopkins, Grégoire Aslan

25. Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (1994)

PG | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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A documentary about the inventor of the first electronic synthesiser instrument and his subsequent life after he was abducted by the KGB as well as a history of his instrument.

Writer: Steven M. Martin | Director: Steven M. Martin | Stars: Leon Theremin, Robert Moog, Clara Rockmore, Nicolas Slonimsky

26. Fahrenhype 9/11 (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

4.8
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A documentary which refutes and debunks 'facts' made by Michael Moore in his hit film "Fahrenheit 9/11".

Writers: Eileen McGann, Dick Morris, Lee Troxler | Director: Alan Peterson | Stars: Dick Morris, Zell Miller, Ed Koch, Ron Silver

27. Les interdits (2013)

101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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1979. Carole and Jerome are 20 and go on tour in Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. They are cousins and pretend engaged. The day as tourists, they visit monuments and museums. In the evening... See full summary »

Writers: Philippe Kotlarski, Anne Weil | Directors: Philippe Kotlarski, Anne Weil | Stars: Soko, Jérémie Lippmann, Vladimir Fridman, Ania Bukstein

28. Serial Killers: The Real Life Hannibal Lecters (2001 Video)

60 min | Crime, Documentary

6.7
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This documentary examines a selection of real life serial killers and compares them to the fictional Hannibal Lecter.

Writer: Phil M. Rosenberg | Director: Sean Buckley | Stars: Richard Morgan, Melanie Porter, Jennifer Franks, Deane Hughes

29. Pervye na Lune (2005)

75 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.1
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In spring 1938 in the mountains in the north of Chile a fiery UFO, later named "Chilean Sphere ", fell down... See full synopsis »

Writers: Aleksandr Gonorovsky, Ramil Yamaleyev | Director: Aleksey Fedorchenko | Stars: Aleksei Anisimov, Viktoriya Ilyinskaya, Viktor Kotov, Andrey Osipov

30. Motylki (2013 TV Mini-Series)

200 min | Drama

8.0
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This is an account of love and loss, bravery and supernatural stoicism in the face of unbeatable odds.

Stars: Maria Poezhaeva, Yuriy Borisov, Evgeniya Loza, Andrey Kazakov

31. Perestroika (I) (2009)

116 min | Drama

4.4
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Top astrophysicist Sasha Greenberg has spent the past 17 years working in the United States. An invitation to speak at a Congress on Cosmology in his native Moscow brings him home for the ... See full summary »

Director: Slava Tsukerman | Stars: Sam Robards, Ally Sheedy, F. Murray Abraham, Oksana Stashenko

32. Luna Park (1992)

111 min | Drama

6.6
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Andrei is the head of a gang of antisemitic skinheads clinging to the old communist ideals in post-Communist Moscow. When he learns that his long lost father actually is a Jewish bohemian ... See full summary »

Writer: Pavel Lungin | Director: Pavel Lungin | Stars: Oleg Borisov, Andrei Gutin, Natalya Egorova, Nonna Mordyukova

33. Romanoff and Juliet (1961)

103 min | Comedy

6.7
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Yes it's the Romeo & Juliet story updated to during the cold war and moved to a mittel european country ruled by writer/director/star Peter Ustinov. The General arranges for the children of... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Ustinov | Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Sandra Dee, John Gavin, Akim Tamiroff

34. War of the Century (1999 TV Mini-Series)

200 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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Documentary examining Operation Barbarossa, Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941.

Stars: John Erickson, Stephen Walsh, Samuel West

35. The Great Water (2004)

93 min | Drama, War

7.1
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62 Metascore

An ailing communist reflects on his childhood in Stalinist Yugoslavia.

Writers: Zhivko Chingo, Ivo Trajkov, Vladimir Blazevski, Zivko Cingo | Director: Ivo Trajkov | Stars: Saso Kekenovski, Maja Stankovska, Mitko Apostolovski, Verica Nedeska

36. Freeze Die Come to Life (1989)

105 min | Drama

7.9
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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

37. An Ordinary Execution (2010)

105 min | Drama, History

6.4
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Moscow, 1952. Anna is taken to the Kremlin where she has to cure Stanlin himself. She needs to keep the secret at all costs and as her relationship with the URSS leader grows, her couple with Vassilli tumbles.

Writer: Marc Dugain | Director: Marc Dugain | Stars: André Dussollier, Marina Hands, Edouard Baer, Denis Podalydès

38. My Perestroika (2010)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.2
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90 Metascore

Tells the story of five people from the last generation of Soviet children who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain. Just coming of age when the USSR collapsed, they witnessed the world ... See full summary »

Director: Robin Hessman

39. Countdown to War (1989 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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Based on a play, the story details the dramatic negotiations between UK, France, Poland, Nazi-Germany and USSR from the day Czechoslovakia fell, until Britain's declaration of war on Germany caused by Hitler's invasion of Poland.

Writer: Ronald Harwood | Director: Patrick Lau | Stars: Ian McKellen, Michael Aldridge, Tony Britton, John Woodvine

40. Tsirk (1936)

90 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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US - Vaudeville dancer Marion Dixon is with her German manager von Kneischitz on tour - in Moskau. Her act includes a gun shooting her to the trapeze, the stage director there wants a copy ... See full summary »

Writer: Grigori Aleksandrov | Directors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Isidor Simkov | Stars: Lyubov Orlova, Evgeniya Melnikova, Vladimir Volodin, Sergei Stolyarov

41. Testimony (1988)

Not Rated | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.

Writers: Tony Palmer, David Rudkin, Solomon Volkov | Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Sherry Baines, Magdalen Asquith, Mark Asquith

42. Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992)

55 min | Documentary

6.6
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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

43. Tema (1979)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A self-pitying but popular playwright drives to Vladimir to relax with a doting female student and another writer. He's convinced his writing is of no lasting value, but he still has an ego... See full summary »

Writers: Aleksandr Chervinsky, Gleb Panfilov | Director: Gleb Panfilov | Stars: Mikhail Ulyanov, Inna Churikova, Stanislav Lyubshin, Yevgeni Vesnik

44. Canada Russia '72 (2006 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.7
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CANADA RUSSIA '72 is shot in a fluid documentary style that effectively captures all the immediacy of the '72 hockey summit's intrigues.

Writers: Barrie Dunn, Malcolm MacRury | Director: T.W. Peacocke | Stars: Booth Savage, Judah Katz, Walter Learning, Mark A. Owen

45. Elektro Moskva (2013)

89 min | Documentary

7.3
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Elektro Moskva is an essayistic documentary about the Soviet electronic age and its legacy. The story begins with the inventor of the world's first electronic instrument, Leon Theremin, ... See full summary »

Directors: Dominik Spritzendorfer, Elena Tikhonova | Stars: Alexey Borisov, Stanislav Kreichi, Dmitriy Morozov, Richardas Norvila

46. Zaseda (1969)

80 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Idealistic young man supports the party and the new Yugoslavia's communist regime, but soon gets involved in various political and criminal machinations becoming more and more confused about what's right and what's wrong.

Writers: Antonije Isakovic, Zivojin Pavlovic | Director: Zivojin Pavlovic | Stars: Milena Dravic, Ivica Vidovic, Severin Bijelic, Slobodan Aligrudic

47. Bespredel (1989)

102 min | Drama

7.4
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Writers: Igor Gostev, Leonid Nikitinskij | Director: Igor Gostev | Stars: Andrey Tashkov, Lev Durov, Aleksandr Mokhov, Sergey Garmash

48. Mother (1990)

200 min | Drama, History

7.0
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Writers: Gleb Panfilov, Maxim Gorky | Director: Gleb Panfilov | Stars: Inna Churikova, Viktor Rakov, Liubomiras Lauciavicius, Aleksandr Shishonok

49. The Envy of Gods (2000)

135 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Writers: Marina Mareyeva, Vladimir Menshov | Director: Vladimir Menshov | Stars: Vera Alentova, Anatoliy Lobotskiy, Aleksandr Feklistov, Gérard Depardieu

50. Cwal (1996)

104 min

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Writer: Krzysztof Zanussi | Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Maja Komorowska, Bartosz Obuchowicz, Karolina Wajda, Piotr Adamczyk