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Poll: From Russia With Love - Из России с любовью

With the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia is on everybody's mind. Well, not everybody's. But some people's. Maybe.

Which of these films from Russia, or set in Russia, or with a definite connection to Russia, would you most like to watch (again)?

Discuss the list here:

Make Your Choice

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    Battleship Potemkin (1925)

    A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre. English title: "BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN"
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    Rasputin and the Empress (1932)

    Oscar nominated 1930's classic featuring the three Barrymore siblings John, Lionel and Ethel, about the Russian legend Rasputin
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    The Scarlet Empress (1934)

    1930's classic featuring Marlene Dietrich as the Russian Empress Catherine the Great (Екатерина II)
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    Ninotchka (1939)

    Oscar nominated classic featuring Greta Garbo. A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.
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    Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944)

    Sergei Eisenstein's film about the early days of the reign of Tsar Ivan the Terrible. English title: "IVAN THE TERRIBLE"
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    War and Peace (1956)

    Oscar nominated adaption of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, featuring Henry Fonda, Audrey Hepburn and her husband Mel Ferrer.
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    From Russia with Love (1963)

    Needs no introduction
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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

    Stanley Kubrick's Oscar nominated masterpiece about the Cold War.
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    Doctor Zhivago (1965)

    Multi Oscar winning David Lean epic based on the novel by Russian Nobel Prize Laureate Boris Pasternak, starring Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness, Klaus Kinski and many other big names.
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    Don Camillo in Moscow (1965)

    English title: DON CAMILLO IN MOSCOW The village of Don Camillo gets a assigned a sister village in Russia. When Peppone and his comrades visit Russia, Don Camillo joins the delegation and travels behind the iron curtain with them.
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    The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966)

    Oscar nominated Cold War comedy about a Russian submarine running aground off the New England coast and the panic of the local population, who think the country is being invaded when the bumbling Russian crew come on land in search of a boat to help re-float their grounded vessel.
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    The Twelve Chairs (1970)

    Mel Brooks comedy. In 1920s Soviet Russia, a fallen aristocrat, a priest and a con artist search for jewels hidden inside one of twelve dining chairs lost during the revolution.
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    Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

    Oscar winning musical set in prerevolutionary Russia. A Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing antisemitic sentiment threatens his village.
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    Solaris (1972)

    Andrei Tarkovsky's film about a psychologist who is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.
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    Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)

    A Russian version of Back to the Future - predating the iconic American films by some 10 years. Aka "IVAN THE TERRIBLE: "BACK TO THE FUTURE" or: "IVAN VASILIEVICH: BACK TO THE FUTURE" or: "IVAN VASILYEVICH CHANGES OCCUPATION"
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    Love and Death (1975)

    Woody Allen film set in czarist Russia, about a neurotic soldier and his distant cousin, who formulate a plot to assassinate Napoleon.
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    Dersu Uzala (1975)

    Won 1 Oscar. The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter.
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    Stalker (1979)

    Andrei Tarkovsky's legendary film about a guide who leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.
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    Gorky Park (1983)

    Adaption of the best selling novel by Martin Cruz Smith. An investigator on the Moscow police force tries to solve a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow's Gorky Park.
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    White Nights (1985)

    Cold War drama featuring ballet legend Mikhail Baryshnikov and tap dancing star Gregory Hines along with Helen Mirren, with an Oscar winning Original Song by Lionel Richie. An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory.
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    Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)

    The Leningrad Cowboys, a fictional Russian rock band, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune...
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    The Hunt for Red October (1990)

    Needs no introduction
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    Burnt by the Sun (1994)

    Nikita Mikhalkov's family drama set during the years of the Stalinist era. English title: "BURNT BY THE SUN"
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    Anastasia (1997)

    Needs no introduction
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    The Barber of Siberia (1998)

    Comedy about an obsessed inventor and his beautiful female assistant, set in 1885 in Russia. English title: "THE BARBER OF SIBERIA"
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    Onegin (1999)

    Film based on Alexander Pushkin's epic poem, starring Ralph Fiennes and Liv Tyler.
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    Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)

    During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. 20 years on, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia... English title: "TYCOON" or: "TYCOON: A NEW RUSSIAN" (US)
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    Russian Ark (2002)

    A 19th century French aristocrat travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years. English title: RUSSIAN ARK
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    Night Watch (2004)

    Fantasy thriller set in present-day Moscow where the respective forces that control daytime and nighttime do battle. English title: NIGHT WATCH"
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    Eastern Promises (2007)

    Oscar nominated Thriller about a Russian teenager living in London, who dies and leaves clues in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
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    12 (2007)

    Nikita Mikhalkov's Oscar nominated film about 12 jurors who must decide the fate of a Chechen teenager charged with murdering his stepfather.
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    Transsiberian (2008)

    A Trans-Siberian train journey to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
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    The Last Station (2009)

    Oscar nominated historical drama about the life of Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, starring Helen Mirren and James McAvoy.
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    Anna Karenina (2012)

    Oscar winning adaption of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law.
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    Stalingrad (2013)

    The Russian take on the battle of Stalingrad, focusing on the human angle rather than on blood and gore.

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