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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
"Ivan Vasilevich menyaet professiyu" (original title)

 -  Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  June 1973 (USA)
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Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to the 16th ... See full summary »

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Yuriy Yakovlev ...
Leonid Kuravlyov ...
Aleksandr Demyanenko ...
Saveliy Kramarov ...
Feofan
Natalya Seleznyova ...
Natalya Krachkovskaya ...
Ulyana Andreyevna (as Natalya Belogortseva-Krachkovskaya)
Natalya Kustinskaya ...
Yakin's Lover
Vladimir Etush ...
Anton Semyonovich Shpak
Mikhail Pugovkin ...
Sergey Filippov ...
Swedish Ambassador
Eduard Bredun ...
Trader of Radio Components (as E. Bredun)
Aleksandr Vigdorov ...
Strelets (as A. Vigdorov)
Valentin Grachyov ...
Strelets (as V. Grachyov)
Natalya Gurzo ...
Nurse (as N. Gurzo)
Ivan Zhevago ...
Doctor (as I. Zhevago)
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Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to the 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973. Written by Dmitry Zharkov <dmitry@pharm.sunysb.edu>

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At a meeting Miloslavsky is giving the false Czar a Scaptre and Globus cruciger, which wasn't used as a symbol of power until 1584 by Ivan's son Fyodor I and was taken by the czars in the 17th century. See more »

Quotes

Ulyana Andreyevna Bunsha: Oh, God! What's going on? Go home now, alcoholic!
Ivan Vasilyevich Bunsha, house manager: [Tsar Ivan The Terrible] Leave me alone, old woman, I'm being sad.
Ulyana Andreyevna Bunsha: Old woman? You jerk! I'm five years younger than you! Let's go home, now!
Ivan Vasilyevich Bunsha, house manager: [Tsar Ivan The Terrible] You are a witch!
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The opening credits say: The "experimental artist union" presents: a non-science-, fictitious, a not quite realistic and a not accurate historical movie See more »

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Version of Ivan's Westchesterrible Adventure (2011) See more »

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S lyubovyu vstretitsya
("To meet with a love")
Written by Aleksandr Zatsepin and Leonid Derbenyov
Performed by Nina Brodskaya
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Perfect blend!
21 December 2003 | by (Bourgas, Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

It is perhaps the best Soviet comedy ever made... But it`s very difficult for a person, who does not speak Russian to understand it completely. The movie is full with tricky details, specific language and many funny episodes, so typical for the Socialist era. It is a constant pleasure to watch over and over again!


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