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

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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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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 ...
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Aleksandr Vigdorov ...
Strelets (as A. Vigdorov)
Valentin Grachyov ...
Strelets (as V. Grachyov)
Natalya Gurzo ...
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Ivan 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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Trivia

Miloslavski's quote "Gentlemen, keep your money in your bank, if you have any" is a pun to the commercial slogan of the soviet bank "Bank of the working, saving and loaning people of the USSR", also know as the "Savingbank of the USSR". See more »

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The Eggplant caviar which is showed is actually Zucchini caviar. Also eggplant caviar didn't exist in Russia until 17th century. See more »

Quotes

George Miloslavsky: FoIks, keep your money in a bank. NaturaIIy... if you have it!
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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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Spoofs The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Razgovor so schastyem
("A talk with a happiness")
Written by Aleksandr Zatsepin and Leonid Derbenyov
Performed by Valeriy Zolotukhin
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Classic Russian Humor
23 September 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

All the humor in the movie was original at the time, and still is, but I guess not to everyone, especially residents of the US who are used to perverted humor and such.

I find it silly how a non Russian speaking person could rate this movie at all...

This movie is purely made for Russia and all the former USSR countries, and most of the Russian population have all seen it and love it!

A lot of phrases in the movie are commonly used everywhere in Russia to this day, and will be used for at least another century.

This film made Russian history.

I love it too!


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