Most Popular Titles With Country of Origin Latvia


1. Under the Sun (2015)

106 min | Documentary

7.6
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81 Metascore

Over the course of one year, this film follows the life of an ordinary Pyongyang family whose daughter was chosen to take part in one of the famous Korean "Spartakiads". The ritualized ... See full summary »

Director: Vitaliy Manskiy | Stars: Lee Zin-Mi, Yu-Yong, Hye-Yong, Oh-Gyong

Votes: 632

2. The Triplets of Belleville (2003)

PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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91 Metascore

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.

Director: Sylvain Chomet | Stars: Michèle Caucheteux, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin, Monica Viegas

Votes: 42,768 | Gross: $7.00M

3. Two Women (2014)

103 min | Drama

6.6
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A headstrong young woman is married to land baron. Her feelings for her son's tutor becomes a complex web of unrequited love.

Director: Vera Glagoleva | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Sylvie Testud, Aleksandr Baluev, Larisa Malevannaya

Votes: 129

4. Devil's Bride (2016)

Drama, History

6.5
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Anna is a 16-year old in a village where women are accused of witchcraft. It's based on the witch hunts on Åland, Finland in the 1600s.

Director: Saara Cantell | Stars: Tuulia Eloranta, Magnus Krepper, Elin Petersdottir, Claes Malmberg

Votes: 37

5. Mellow Mud (2016)

106 min | Drama

8.1
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Loneliness, disillusionment and the experience of first love reveal the character of Raya, a 17-year-old living in rural Latvia with her grandmother and her little brother Robis. A ... See full summary »

Director: Renars Vimba | Stars: Elina Vaska, Andzejs Lilientals, Edgars Samitis, Ruta Birgere

Votes: 203

6. The Man Who Saved the World (2014)

110 min | Documentary, Drama

7.9
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55 Metascore

Few people know of him... Yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him. The actions of Stanislav Petrov, a retired Soviet military officer, prevented the start of a worldwide... See full summary »

Director: Peter Anthony | Stars: Stanislav Petrov, Kevin Costner, Sergey Shnyryov, Nataliya Vdovina

Votes: 1,026

7. The Soviet Story (2008)

86 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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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.

Director: Edvins Snore | Stars: Jon Strickland, Vladimir Bukovsky, V.I. Lenin, Norman Davies

Votes: 2,595

8. Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)

74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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In a troubled African village, an unusual baby is born.

Director: Michel Ocelot | Stars: Doudou Gueye Thiaw, Maimouna N'Diaye, Awa Sene Sarr, Robert Liensol

Votes: 5,991

9. The Cosmonaut (2013)

93 min | Drama, History, Romance

4.1
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Stas, the cosmonaut, gets lost in space. When he comes back he finds Earth completely empty of human life. Yulia and Andrei wait for him on the other side of a collapsing world. How far would you go for love?

Director: Nicolás Alcalá | Stars: Leon Ockenden, Katrine De Candole, Max Wrottesley, Greg Blackford

Votes: 686

10. The Hummingbird (I) (2013)

15 min | Short, Biography, Drama

7.7
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A team of filmmakers receive an unexpected call while documenting The Cosmonaut, a film about Soviet lost cosmonauts, in Latvia and Lithuania.

Director: Rafa Pavón | Stars: Alex Marx, Olegar Fedoro, Ty Glaser, Vera Horton

Votes: 44

11. Visions of Europe (2004)

140 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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An anthology film is a collection of short film projects by different directors for a common aim. Usually they are unified by a common theme - in this case, the European Union.

Directors: Aki Kaurismäki, Fatih Akin, Barbara Albert, Sarunas Bartas, Andy Bausch, Christoffer Boe, Francesca Comencini, Stijn Coninx, Tony Gatlif, Sasa Gedeon, Christos Georgiou, Constantine Giannaris, Peter Greenaway, Miguel Hermoso, Ágnes Hranitzky, Arvo Iho, Damjan Kozole, Laila Pakalnina, Kenneth Scicluna, Martin Sulík, Malgorzata Szumowska, Béla Tarr, Jan Troell, Theo van Gogh, Teresa Villaverde, Aisling Walsh | Stars: Johanna Troell, Safia Aggoune, Abel Alves, Benzirar Baroudi

Votes: 677

12. Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg (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: 87

13. Defenders of Riga (2007)

118 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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The film dramatizes November 11, 1919- a crucial date in the battle for Latvian independence. A year after the end of the official hostilities of WWI, a renegade German general and troops ... See full summary »

Director: Aigars Grauba | Stars: Janis Reinis, Elita Klavina, Girts Krumins, Romualds Ancans

Votes: 1,505

14. In the Fog (2012)

127 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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78 Metascore

Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces impossible moral choice.

Director: Sergey Loznitsa | Stars: Vladimir Svirskiy, Vladislav Abashin, Sergey Kolesov, Nikita Peremotov

Votes: 2,100 | Gross: $0.01M

15. Caur Adatu (2014)

74 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

9.4
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Biographical story about a 23 year old guy who is a heroin addict, and how it's ruining his life.

Director: Arturs Lapinskis | Star: Edijs Vitolins

Votes: 941

16. Seneca's Day (2016)

106 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Seneca day "action unfolds on the eve of Independence of Lithuania and in our day. Several eighteen-Soviet period last year set up a Seneca Society, whose members motto "Live every day as ... See full summary »

Director: Kristijonas Vildziunas | Stars: Ina Marija Bartaité, Dainius Gavenonis, Vesta Grabtaite, Elzbieta Latenaite

Votes: 9

17. Ausma (2015)

96 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Laila Pakalnina | Stars: Vilis Daudzins, Antons Grauds, Andris Keiss, Liena Smukste

Votes: 31

18. Ukrainian Sheriffs (2015)

52 min | Documentary

6.9
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A tragicomic portrait of a two-man team of sheris in a remote Ukrainian village disturbed by everyday incidents and political developments.

Director: Roman Bondarchuk

Votes: 70

19. Rodnye (2016)

112 min | Documentary

7.7
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Russian citizen and Soviet-born Ukrainian native Vitaly Mansky crisscrosses Ukraine to explore Ukrainian society after the Maidan revolution as mirrored within his own large Ukrainian ... See full summary »

Director: Vitaliy Manskiy

Votes: 7

20. Mother, I Love You (2013)

83 min | Drama

7.6
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Raimonds, a 12 year old boy, falls into a world of petty crime while trying to stay out of trouble with his mother.

Director: Janis Nords | Stars: Kristofers Konovalovs, Vita Varpina, Matiss Livcans, Indra Brike

Votes: 600

21. Nameja gredzens (2017)

Drama, History | Filming

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Director: Aigars Grauba | Stars: Edvin Endre, Aiste Dirziute, James Bloor, Arturs Skrastins

22. Exiled (2016)

100 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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In WW1 German doctor is sent to oversee insane asylum somewhere in Latvia. Here he finds wild boy and try to heal him. He is confronted by rough circumstances and brutal soldiers.

Director: Davis Simanis Jr. | Stars: Ulrich Matthes, Agnese Cirule, Dmitrijs Jaldovs, Marina Janaus

Votes: 83

23. Midsummer Madness (2007)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A comedy that follows a group of people immersed in Latvia's summer solstice celebration, the shortest night of the year.

Director: Alexander Hahn | Stars: Orlando Wells, Gundars Abolins, Maria de Medeiros, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 423

24. Cilveka berns (1991)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A six-year-old boy plots to stop his "sweetheart", a grown-up woman in his pre-World War II Latvian village, from marrying.

Director: Janis Streics | Stars: Romualds Ancans, Martins Dancausks, Signe Dundure, Agnese Latovska

Votes: 276

25. Monsieur Taurins (2011)

93 min | Comedy

6.9
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The economic situation in Latvia forces the unemployed German teacher Gunars Taurins (Gundars Abolins) to accept a strange job offer: He is asked to find a house in France for a rich ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hahn | Stars: Gundars Abolins, Randolph Berger, Markus Boestfleisch, Julie Cornet

Votes: 39

26. Modris (2014)

98 min | Drama

6.8
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Modris (17) is no better or worse than his peers. He goes to school, has a girlfriend, some good friends. His gambling addiction makes his relationship with mother difficult. They live ... See full summary »

Director: Juris Kursietis | Stars: Kristers Piksa, Rezija Kalnina, Baiba Broka, Vilis Daudzins

Votes: 252

27. Rocks in My Pockets (2014)

88 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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78 Metascore

Signe Baumane and five women in her family battle with depression and madness.

Director: Signe Baumane | Star: Signe Baumane

Votes: 432 | Gross: $0.02M

28. Mona (I) (2012)

93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.2
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It is a story about different worlds - about a man and a woman, about city and countryside, about future and past. It is also a story about animals and their killers, about deep and ... See full summary »

Director: Inara Kolmane | Stars: Saulius Balandis, Kristine Belicka, Lauris Subatnieks, Valeriy Yaremenko

Votes: 63

29. The Man in the Orange Jacket (2014)

71 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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A young man is fired from his job at the sea port and begins to stalk his boss and his beautiful wife. After a blood chilling turn of events, he attempts to escape his past by moving into ... See full summary »

Director: Aik Karapetian | Stars: Anta Aizupe, Maxim Lazarev, Aris Rozentals

Votes: 246

30. Jungo Goes Bananas: Jungo III (2007)

72 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

4.7
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The world's rarest and cutest creature, Amazon Jack, lives on a peaceful island. When a greedy millionaire puts out a reward to find him, Jack must leave his home, evade capture, and outwit the tycoon before he ends up in a zoo!

Directors: Jørgen Lerdam, Flemming Quist Møller, Anders Sørensen | Stars: Jesper Klein, Kaya Brüel, Claus Ryskjær, Ole Fick

Votes: 163

31. The Invisible Front (2014)

76 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.4
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65 Metascore

The Invisible Front was the code name used by the Soviet Interior Forces for the armed resistance in the occupied territories of the former Soviet Union. This resistance sprang to life ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonas Ohman, Vincas Sruoginis | Stars: Andrius Mamontovas, Darius Udrys

Votes: 470

32. Family Instinct (2010)

58 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.9
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'Family Instinct' is a film about incest - an illegal act, social taboo and a violation of religious norms. Zanda is a 28-year-old woman, worn out by hard work. Surrounded by poverty and ... See full summary »

Director: Andris Gauja

Votes: 92

33. My Father the Banker (2015)

71 min | Documentary

8.1
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A detective story about the reappearance of a millionaire lost in Latvia in the 1990s.

Director: Ieva Ozolina | Stars: Boriss Osipovs, Ieva Ozolina

Votes: 113

34. Dream Team 1935 (2012)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.0
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A story about the Latvian basketball team, which won the first-ever European Championships in 1935 and its enthusiastic head coach Valdemars Baumanis.

Director: Aigars Grauba | Stars: Janis Amanis, Inga Alsina, Vilis Daudzins, Marcis Manjakovs

Votes: 1,239

35. The Chronicles of Melanie (2016)

Biography, Drama, History | Post-production

In the early morning of June 14, 1941, under Stalin's orders, over 40 000 people from Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania were arrested, shoved into cattle cars and dispatched to permanent exile ... See full summary »

Director: Viesturs Kairiss | Stars: Sabine Timoteo, Edvins Mekss, Outi Kärpänen, Ivars Krasts

36. The Three Musketeers (2005)

70 min | Animation

6.1
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Alexander Dumas' classic swashbuckling novel comes to life in this delightful interpretation told through the art of puppetry.

Director: Janis Cimermanis | Stars: Nastja Arcel, Lars Bom, Lene Maria Christensen, Peter Gantzler

Votes: 61

37. A Limousine the Colour of Midsummer's Eve (1981)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Another iconic Latvian film, known to be one of the best movies of director Janis Streics. When old auntie Mirta succeeds in a lottery and wins a car, which she cannot use herself, ... See full summary »

Director: Janis Streics | Stars: Gundars Abolins, Romualds Ancans, Lilita Berzina, Olga Drege

Votes: 671

38. Honey Baby (2004)

105 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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A road movie based on the Greek story of Orpheus and Eurydice...

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Henry Thomas, Irina Björklund, Helmut Berger, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 313

39. Ugunsgreks (2009– )

23 min | Drama

5.0
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Series is about the drama in a hotel.

Stars: Ainars Ancevskis, Marija Berzina, Andris Berzins, Girts Kesteris

Votes: 92

40. Zirneklis (1991)

98 min | Horror

6.2
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Religious girl Vita agrees to pose for his outspoken artist paintings. Sexual looseness of his creations in Vita awakens passion , and she is trying to protect themselves from it ; ... See full summary »

Director: Vasili Mass | Stars: Romualds Ancans, Aurelija Anuzhite, Saulius Balandis, Liubomiras Laucevicius

Votes: 62

41. Riga: 2041 3D (2015)

37 min | Short, Sci-Fi

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RIGA - 2041 is a combination of several stories depicting the pursuit of happiness. The story takes place in Riga - city overwhelmed by the cult of happiness. It abounds in commercials of ... See full summary »

Directors: Didzis Eglitis, Adina Istrate, Triin Ruumet, Karlis Vitols | Stars: Kaspars Anins, Vilnis Auzins, Romans Bargais, Kristiana Berzina

42. Disposable Darling (2016)

25 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

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In the imminent future, a wealthy and obsessed man struggles to forget his long lost love, so he buys himself a perfect replicant copy of the girl, only to realize that love is never about perfect.

Director: Dan Silov | Stars: Janis Elsts, Jury Djakonov, Kristina Ivanchikova

43. Kings' Shift (2016)

100 min | Thriller

A rookie policeman is left alone in a private clinic to guard a comatose suspect of World War II crimes. His shift is long over, yet nobody comes to replace him. However, the youngster is ... See full summary »

Director: Ignas Miskinis | Stars: Vainius Sodeika, Aiste Dirziute, Ignatavicius Paulius, Dainius Gavenonis

44. Krisana (2005)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Matiss Zelcs is trying to find woman which he did ignore and who was about to jump off the bridge last night. Police don't want to continue investigation as no body was found, however Matiss is on his way to start his own investigation.

Director: Fred Kelemen | Stars: Egons Dombrovskis, Nikolay Korobov, Vigo Roga, Aija Dzerve

Votes: 190

45. Sangarid (2017)

90 min | Comedy | Filming

An upbeat comedy about three boys that escape from Soviet Estonia to Sweden via Finland in the 1980s to fulfill their dreams in the free world.

Director: Jaak Kilmi | Stars: Märt Pius, Karl-Andreas Kalmet, Veiko Porkanen, Esko Salminen

46. Swingers (2016)

Comedy | Post-production

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Director: Andrejs Ekis | Stars: Intars Resetins, Kristine Nevarauska, Elina Vane, Girts Kesteris

47. Romeo n' Juliet (2015)

82 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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Only one will survive. This is their story. William Shakespeare's immortal tragedy 'Romeo and Juliet' has remained vital through five centuries, and is now reborn and blooms in contemporary... See full summary »

Director: Maris Martinsons | Stars: Beata Jonite, Andris Bulis, Valeriy Yaremenko, Kaspars Upacieris

Votes: 18

48. The Golden Horse (2014)

75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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Seven years of captivity come to an end and grief turns to joy when an unlikely hero rescues the princess to win her hand and the throne.

Director: Reinis Kalnaellis | Stars: Rimantas Bagdzevicius, Dainius Gavenonis, Sigutis Jacenas, Gilbert Johnston

Votes: 36

49. Flames on the Soil (2016)

12 min | Short, Drama, History

8.9
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A young Latvian boy's life faces changes as his country is occupied by the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany.

Director: Rudolfs Anze | Stars: Rudolfs Anze, Uldis Anze, Annemarija Paula, Ricards Lakucs

Votes: 9

50. The Boy By the Sea (2016)

7 min | Short, Drama, Family

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The story of an unlikely friendship between a young boy and an old lighthouse keeper.

Director: Vasily Chuprina | Stars: Rom Elzakkers, Ad van Kempen