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1. Anastasia (1997)

G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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59 Metascore

The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman | Stars: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 104,180 | Gross: $58.41M

2. Doctor Zhivago (1965)

PG-13 | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.0
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69 Metascore

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger

Votes: 65,177 | Gross: $111.72M

3. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Czar Nicholas II (Michael Jayston), the inept last monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson

Votes: 4,057

4. Russian Ark (2002)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.4
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86 Metascore

A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years.

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov | Stars: Sergey Dreyden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy, Mikhail Piotrovsky

Votes: 17,506 | Gross: $0.04M

5. Rasputin (1996 TV Movie)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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HBO biopic about the infamous "mad monk" Rasputin from the court of Czar Nicholas II in Russia.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Alan Rickman, Greta Scacchi, Ian McKellen, David Warner

Votes: 3,228

6. Catherine the Great (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.

Directors: Marvin J. Chomsky, John Goldsmith | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Paul McGann, Ian Richardson, Brian Blessed

Votes: 1,111

7. The Barber of Siberia (1998)

180 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.8
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At the edge of the 19th and 20th centuries, the career of young Russian cadet is crashing because of his love to American adventuress. But she falls in love too, and her life changes forever as well.

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Julia Ormond, Oleg Menshikov, Aleksey Petrenko, Richard Harris

Votes: 10,816

8. Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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During the early part of his reign, Ivan the Terrible faces betrayal from the aristocracy and even his closest friends as he seeks to unite the Russian people.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Lyudmila Tselikovskaya, Serafima Birman, Mikhail Nazvanov

Votes: 8,298

9. Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)

200 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only "surviving" child of the last Czar and Czarina of Russia.

Stars: Amy Irving, Olivia de Havilland, Jan Niklas, Nicolas Surovy

Votes: 1,024

10. Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)

TV-G | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.4
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An ordinary Soviet building manager, living in the 20th century, is extremely similar to a Tsar of All Rus' - Ivan IV the Terrible (1530-1584). He would never learn about it, but one day his neighbor created a time machine.

Director: Leonid Gaidai | Stars: Yuriy Yakovlev, Leonid Kuravlyov, Aleksandr Demyanenko, Saveliy Kramarov

Votes: 13,610

11. Peter the Great (1986)

371 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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Biopic of Peter I, Czar of Russia, from childhood in 1682 to the Great Northern War against Sweden during the 1700s.

Stars: Maximilian Schell, Vanessa Redgrave, Omar Sharif, Trevor Howard

Votes: 570

12. Dust (I) (2001)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.6
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41 Metascore

A New York thief (Edge), a tough-as-nails hundred-year-old woman (Angela), two brothers from the Wild West (Luke and Elijah), a revolutionary hell-bent on liberating Macedonia from the ... See full summary »

Director: Milcho Manchevski | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, David Wenham, Adrian Lester, Anne Brochet

Votes: 2,034

13. Rasputin (1981)

104 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.

Director: Elem Klimov | Stars: Aleksey Petrenko, Anatoliy Romashin, Velta Line, Alisa Freyndlikh

Votes: 1,116

14. Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1958)

Not Rated | 88 min | Biography, History

7.9
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As Ivan the Terrible attempts to consolidate his power by establishing a personal army, his political rivals, the Russian boyars, plot to assassinate their Tsar.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Serafima Birman, Pavel Kadochnikov, Mikhail Zharov

Votes: 6,198

15. Young Catherine (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Plummer, Franco Nero, Marthe Keller

Votes: 856

16. Empire of the Tsars: Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley (2016– )

Not Rated | Documentary, History

7.6
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British historian Lucy Worsley travels to Russia to investigate the 300-year reign of the Romanov dynasty.

Stars: Lucy Worsley, Janet Hartley, Simon Dixon, Sergei Bogatyrev

Votes: 616

17. Michel Strogoff (1975– )

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Captain Michael Strogoff is said to be the courier of the Tsar 6,000 km far to Irkutsk.

Stars: Raimund Harmstorf, Lorenza Guerrieri, Pierre Vernier, Vernon Dobtcheff

Votes: 374

18. Rasputin (2011)

87 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.0
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A group of Russian noblemen want to maintain the monarchy and plan to kill Rasputin.

Directors: Josée Dayan, Irakli Kvirikadze | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, Vladimir Mashkov, Filipp Yankovskiy

Votes: 757

19. Zoya (1995 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 171 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A young Russian countess escapes the 1917 revolution and, despite hardship, makes a new life for herself in America.

Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Bruce Boxleitner, Denise Alexander, Don Henderson

Votes: 567

20. Oblomov (1980)

Unrated | 140 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.7
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St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents' ... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Oleg Tabakov, Yuriy Bogatyryov, Elena Solovey, Andrei Popov

Votes: 1,832

21. A Royal Scandal (1945)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.8
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In 18th century Russia,the naive and idealistic lieutenant Chernov meets Empress Catherine the Great who becomes infatuated with him and appoints him Chief of the Imperial Guard.

Directors: Otto Preminger, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Coburn, Anne Baxter, William Eythe

Votes: 795

22. Rasputin and the Empress (1932)

Passed | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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A prince plots to kill the mad monk Rasputin for the good of the czar, the czarina and Russia.

Directors: Richard Boleslawski, Charles Brabin | Stars: John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 795

23. Great Catherine (1968)

G | 99 min | Comedy

5.6
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Slapstick comedy based on the play by George Bernard Shaw. A stiff English officer, captain Charles Edstaston (Peter O'Toole), and his fiancée Claire arrive in St. Petersburg. Edstaston is ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Zero Mostel, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 243

24. 1612: Khroniki smutnogo vremeni (2007)

Not Rated | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.6
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The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Khotinenko | Stars: Pyotr Kislov, Michal Zebrowski, Artur Smolyaninov, Violetta Davydovskaya

Votes: 2,048

25. Zvezda plenitelnogo schastya (1975)

167 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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In December 1825, distinguished members of the Russian military, most of whom were quite affluent and of noble lineage, took it upon themselves to stir revolution against the autocratic and... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Motyl | Stars: Irina Kupchenko, Aleksey Batalov, Natalya Bondarchuk, Oleg Strizhenov

Votes: 513

26. The White Warrior (1959)

91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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The story of Hadji Murad, a 19th-century Chechen chieftain who led his warriors in a fight against the invading forces of the Russian Czar.

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Steve Reeves, Giorgia Moll, Scilla Gabel, Renato Baldini

Votes: 229

27. Romance of a Horsethief (1971)

GP | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.2
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In 1905, Polish horse thieves living near the Russian border find their livelihoods threatened by the new Russo-Japanese conflict because the Russian army requisitions all horses and forcibly conscripts all men for the war.

Director: Abraham Polonsky | Stars: Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Jane Birkin, Lainie Kazan

Votes: 201

28. 1914-1918 (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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A unique first-person narrative, sewn together from genuine testimonies of frontline soldiers.

Stars: Judi Dench, Salome Jens, Jürgen Prochnow, Michael York

Votes: 293

29. The Humpbacked Horse (1975)

G | 73 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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Enthrallingly and fervently, colorfully and directly narration about the surprising adventures of little Ivanushka and his true friend - magic Horse, outwitting a foolish and greedy tsar.

Directors: Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Boris Butakov | Stars: Jim Backus, Aleksey Gribov, Mariya Vinogradova, Georgiy Vitsin

Votes: 802

30. The Miami Story (1954)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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Fed up with the raising crime in Miami, the police chief and the leading members of the city council hire a former Miami gangster, gone straight, to help eliminate the biggest crime syndicate in the city.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens

Votes: 144

31. The Romanovs: An Imperial Family (2000)

140 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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The story of the last year and a half of Tsar Nicholas II and his family from the February Revolution of 1917 to their execution in July 1918.

Director: Gleb Panfilov | Stars: Aleksandr Galibin, Lynda Bellingham, Vladimir Grachyov, Yuliya Novikova

Votes: 240

32. Last of the Czars (1996– )

Documentary

7.7
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Cycle of record films about life and death of the last Russian monarchs.

Stars: Linda Kenyon, Olga Barkovets, David Chavchavadze, Elizabeth Feodorovna

Votes: 22

33. The Forty-First (1956)

88 min | War, Drama, Romance

7.6
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An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.

Director: Grigoriy Chukhray | Stars: Izolda Izvitskaya, Oleg Strizhenov, Nikolay Kryuchkov, Nikolai Dupak

Votes: 1,256

34. Congress Dances (1931)

85 min | Comedy, History, Musical

7.0
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Vienna glove-sales-lady Christl falls in love to Czar Alexander. Metternich tries to use this to keep him out of the conferences of the Vienna Congress from 1815.

Director: Erik Charell | Stars: Lilian Harvey, Willy Fritsch, Otto Wallburg, Conrad Veidt

Votes: 430

35. The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship (1991 TV Movie)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.5
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Based on a Russian folk tale. A proclamation went out through all the land that whosoever could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar's daughter. The youngest son of a simple ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Vose | Stars: Robin Bailey, Maurice Denham, Jimmy Hibbert, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 341

36. A Royal Family (2003– )

53 min | Documentary

8.3
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A documentary series about the multi-national descendants of Denmark's King Christian IX, featuring numerous interviews with today's European royalty.

Stars: Margrethe II, Czarina Maria Fyodorovna, King Constantine II, Xenia Kulikovsky

Votes: 64

37. The Red Dance (1928)

103 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Note: Contains Spoilers

The story, set in Russia at the time of the Bolshevik Revolution, focuses on the relationship between three characters: Tasia (Dolores del Rio), a peasant girl; ... See full synopsis »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Charles Farrell, Ivan Linow, Boris Charsky

Votes: 91

38. Boris Godunov (1986)

130 min | Drama, History

6.8
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Based on the Alexander Pushkin's play, epic story about Tsar Boris Godunov, who reigned over Russia between 1598 and 1605.

Director: Sergey Bondarchuk | Stars: Sergey Bondarchuk, Alyona Bondarchuk, Gennadi Mitrofanov, Valeriy Storozhik

Votes: 178

39. The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1967)

Not Rated | 87 min | Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A fairytale based on Alexander Pushkin novel.

Director: Aleksandr Ptushko | Stars: Vladimir Andreyev, Larisa Golubkina, Oleg Vidov, Kseniya Ryabinkina

Votes: 300

40. Die Gezeichneten (1922)

105 min | Drama

6.4
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Based on the 1918 novel 'Elsker hverandre' by Aage Madelung, the film follows various lives, one of which is Jewish girl Hanne Liebe, as she grows up, and experiences the pains of living as a Jew in Russia, leading to a revolution.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Adele Reuter-Eichberg, Vladimir Gajdarov, Polina Piekowskaja, Sylvia Torf

Votes: 323

41. Father Sergius (1918)

112 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Prince Kasatsky is a just and proud youth, shock and disappointment with the world bring him to church, he becomes father Sergius. It is a story of his piety and temptation.

Directors: Yakov Protazanov, Alexandre Volkoff | Stars: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Olga Kondorova, V. Dzheneyeva, Vladimir Gajdarov

Votes: 421

42. The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty (1927)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History

6.6
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In May 1913 the Romanov Dynasty celebrates its 300th anniversary at the Russian throne. The last emperor in the long line is Tsar Nicholas II. He rules over a country with huge social and ... See full summary »

Director: Esfir Shub | Stars: Mikhail Alekseyev, Alexei Brusilov, Nikolai Chkheidze, Emperor Franz Josef

Votes: 252

43. The Fall of the Romanoffs (1917)

Passed | 80 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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A dramatization of the Russian revolution and the influence upon the Russian royal family of the famous "mad monk," Rasputin.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Edward Connelly, Iliodor, Alfred Hickman, Conway Tearle

Votes: 14

44. The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938)

98 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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A drama reveals the great writer's inauspicious early years as an orphan raised by conniving relatives.

Director: Mark Donskoy | Stars: Aleksei Lyarsky, Varvara Massalitinova, Mikhail Troyanovskiy, Elizaveta Alekseeva

Votes: 549

45. Barbara the Fair with the Silken Hair (1970)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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A Czar who attempts to trick a creature that demands tribute from him into taking a fisherman's baby instead of his newborn heir. Complications arise when the daughter of the creature, Barbara, requests a human suitor to find true love.

Director: Aleksandr Rou | Stars: Mikhail Pugovkin, Georgiy Millyar, Anatoliy Kubatskiy, Lidiya Korolyova

Votes: 774

46. Trust (1976)

95 min | Drama, History

4.6
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The story of the formation of the Finnish Republic and its independence from Russia.

Directors: Edvin Laine, Viktor Tregubovich | Stars: Kirill Lavrov, Vladimir Tatosov, Igor Dmitriev, Margarita Terekhova

Votes: 189

47. Mother (1990)

200 min | Drama, History

6.8
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Based on Maxim Gorky's novel about a woman torn between her loyalties to husband and son in the years of the Revolution.

Director: Gleb Panfilov | Stars: Inna Churikova, Viktor Rakov, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Aleksandr Shishonok

Votes: 126

48. General Suvorov (1941)

Passed | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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Primarily a biographical documentary about the military career of Alexander Vasilvich Suvorov, who was Field Marshal of the armies of Catherine the Great and Czar Paul I. After many ... See full summary »

Directors: Mikhail Doller, Vsevolod Pudovkin | Stars: Nikolay P. Cherkasov, Aleksandr Khanov, Mikhail Astangov, Apollon Yachnitskiy

Votes: 139

49. Surrender (1927)

Passed | 80 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.9
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A young Jewish woman is forced to either give herself to a Russian officer or watch her village burn.

Director: Edward Sloman | Stars: Mary Philbin, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Otto Matieson, Nigel De Brulier

Votes: 35

50. Il figlio di Aquila Nera (1968)

91 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.2
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Director: Guido Malatesta | Stars: Mimmo Palmara, Edwige Fenech, Franco Ressel, Ingrid Schoeller

Votes: 29



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