Most Popular Titles With Grigori Aleksandrov
1. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Unrated | 66 min | Drama, History
A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre.
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2. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928)
95 min | Drama, History
In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government and the decrees of peace and of land in ... See full summary »
5. Old and New (1929)
121 min | Drama
100.000.000 peasants - illiterate, poor, hungry. There comes a day when one woman decides that she can live old life no longer. Using ways of new Soviet state and industrial progress she changes life and labor of her village.
6. ¡Que viva Mexico! (1932)
Having revolutionized film editing through such masterworks of montage as Potemkin and Strike, Soviet director Sergei Eisenstein emigrated west in hopes of testing the capabilities of the American film industry.
7. Tsirk (1936)
90 min | Comedy, Musical
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 »
8. Volga - Volga (1938)
108 min | Comedy, Musical
Widely claimed to be Joseph Stalin's favorite movie, this classic musical comedy is a must-see. The action takes place on a steamboat on the iconic Volga River, as two groups of performers ... See full summary »
9. Moscow Laughs (1934)
96 min | Comedy, Musical
Merry Fellows was the first Soviet musical comedy. Set in Odessa and Moscow in the 1930's. Shepherd Kostya Potekhin (Utyosov) is mistaken for an international concert star. He falls in love... See full summary »
10. Thunder Over Mexico (1933)
70 min | Drama, History
As was common in Diaz's Mexico, a young hacienda worker finds his betrothed imprisoned and his life threatened by his master for confronting a hacienda guest for raping the girl.
11. Dnevnik Glumova (1923)
5 min | Short
Filmic insert to Eisenstein's modernized, free adaptation of Ostrovskiy's 19th-century Russian stage play, "The Wise Man" ("Na vsyakogo mudretsa dovolno prostoty"). The anti-hero Glumov ... See full summary »
12. Spring (1947)
104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A drab woman scientist, working on machine to harness solar energy, and a pert concert singer look-alike being courted to play her in a movie swap identities and find personal growth, professional success, love, and happiness.
16. Time in the Sun (1940)
55 min | Documentary
For the most part, this film by Marie Seton, is a series of scenes , depicting Mexican natives in picturesque rituals, ceremonies and rites. It was edited from 110,000 feet of negative film... See full summary »
19. Six P.M. (1944)
Approved | 65 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Designed as a successor to "They Met In Moscow", with the same director, star and composer, "Six P. M." (1946 American release title) has two artillery officers meeting an attractive girl ... See full summary »
22. Russkiy suvenir (1960)
100 min | Comedy
58-year-old actress Orlova plays a beauty who makes visitors from the capitalist states change their, western media influenced, opinion of the Soviet Union when their plane makes a stop in ... See full summary »
27. Sergey Eyzenshteyn. Meksikanskaya fantasiya (1998)
100 min | Documentary
A black and white 'silent' film of footage shot by Sergei Eisenstein in 1930's Mexico that illustrates the wonders of the country, its people, history and culture.