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It Can't Be! (1975)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
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Director: Leonid Gayday
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Twelve Chairs (1971)
Comedy
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Adventure | Comedy | Crime
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Action | Comedy
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Adventurous comedy about a bunch of people hunting the winning lottery ticket.

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Stars: Algis Arlauskas, Svetlana Amanova, Mikhail Pugovkin
Comedy
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Comedy | Crime | Romance
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Director: Leonid Gayday
Stars: Aleksandr Demyanenko, Aleksei Smirnov, Vladimir Basov
Bootleggers (1962)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Two stories, both about three stupid guys who get screwed by their dog.

Director: Leonid Gayday
Stars: Evgeniy Morgunov, Georgiy Vitsin, Yuriy Nikulin
Action | Comedy | Crime
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Director: Leonid Gayday
Stars: Dmitriy Kharatyan, Kelly McGrill, Andrey Myagkov
Comedy | Romance
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Director: Leonid Gayday
Stars: Aleksandr Demyanenko, Natalya Varley, Ruslan Akhmetov
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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Director: Andrei Tutyshkin
Stars: Vladimir Samoylov, Lyudmila Alfimova, Valentina Lysenko
Comedy | Drama | History
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Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Oleg Basilashvili, Valentin Gaft
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Cast overview:
Rostislav Plyatt
Georgiy Vitsin ...
Kidnapper
Yuriy Nikulin ...
Robber
Aleksei Smirnov ...
Kidnapper
Vladlen Paulus ...
(as V. Paulus)
Sergey Tikhonov ...
Boy (as Seryozha Tikhonov)
Aleksandr Shvorin
V. Gromov
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The segment "The Ransom of Red Chief" was shown in the United States in an English-dubbed version on "The CBS Children's Film Festival" in 1967. See more »

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ripping and innovative
13 March 2006 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

This is a nice troika of films each of them is screening of some story by O'Henry. All movies were made with humor and what is also important with great respect for the source. But i want particularly dwell on the first movie,'The Roads We Take'. I think that many cinematographic discoveries and means were used in this movie two years before they were shown in Sergio Leone first movie of his famous trilogy. Close-ups, black humor, unusual perspectives -- 'The Roads We Take' is very innovative in this sense. In my opinion this movie is a genuine masterpiece, Gaidai foresaw many things which then used and developed by Leone. i rate this trilogy or troika as i called it above by 9,5 Such a shame that this masterpiece is not well-known in the West.


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