Most Popular "Gulag" Titles
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2. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Votes: 28,834 | Gross: $51.18M
R | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy
After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
Votes: 35,188 | Gross: $1.08M
4. Ilsa the Tigress of Siberia (1977)
R | 85 min | Horror
In 1953, nestled deep in the unforgiving Siberian Tundra, the Stalinist Gulag 14 is a purgatory under the command of the brutally seductive tormentor, Ilsa. More than two decades later, the camp's sole survivor thirsts for retribution.
5. The Shoes of the Fisherman (I) (1968)
G | 162 min | Drama
Ukrainian Archbishop Kiril Lakota is set free after twenty years as a political prisoner in Siberia. He is brought to Rome by Father David Telemond, a troubled young priest who befriends ... See full summary »
6. Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)
Not Rated | 147 min | Comedy, Drama
Military doctor General Klenski is arrested in Stalin's Russia in 1953 during an anti-Semitic political campaign accused of being a participant in so-called "doctors' plot".
7. Within the Whirlwind (2009)
90 min | Biography, Drama
During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.
8. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
TV-G | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer.
9. The Edge (2010)
Not Rated | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1945, Soviet war hero Ignat is sent to work as a locomotive mechanic in a Siberian labor camp where he meets an assortment of Germans and Russians.
10. East/West (1999)
PG-13 | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, History
June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,349 | Gross: $2.78M
11. Larks on a String (1990)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Set in the late 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect "bourgeois elements", a professor, a saxophonist, and a milkman, who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation.
13. The Chronicles of Melanie (2016)
120 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the early morning of June 14, 1941, under Stalin's orders, over 40 000 people from Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania were arrested, shoved into cattle cars and dispatched to permanent exile ... See full summary »
14. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970)
G | 100 min | Drama
Ivan Denisonvich (Tom Courtenay) is a Russian World War II hero captured by the Germans. Upon his return to Russia after the war, and during the Stalinist regime, he is sentenced to 10 ... See full synopsis »
15. Knight Without Armor (1937)
Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Drama, History
After two years as a Czarist British agent posing as a Russian Commissar, he rescues a Russian countess from her Bolshevik captors.
16. Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985 TV Movie)
200 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.
17. In the Crosswind (2014)
90 min | Drama, History
"Risttuules" is very emotional and tragic movie about mass deportation to Siberia based on memories of Erna. It all started 14th of June 1941 when trucks came for the innocent families with... See full summary »
18. The Soviet Story (2008)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History, War
The Soviet Story offers an alternative history of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale.
20. Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992)
55 min | Documentary
Made in wartime and edited in candlelight, Mikhail Vartanov's rarely-seen masterpiece tells about his friendship with the genius Sergei Parajanov who was imprisoned by KGB "at the peak of ... See full summary »
21. Coming Out of the Ice (1982 TV Movie)
104 min | Biography, Drama
Victor and his family moved to the USSR in the mid '30's. When he refused to sign his skydiving accomplishment as a citizen of the USSR, he was not tried but simply sent to prison. His ... See full summary »
22. Freedom Is Paradise (1989)
76 min | Drama
Young Sasha is brought into a state-run children's home because his mother died early and his father spends most of his life in prison. The conditions are like in a penal institution. Sasha... See full summary »
23. Freeze Die Come to Life (1990)
105 min | Drama
Two children living in a remote mining town in the distant wastes of Siberia in 1947, survive poverty and hardship through the warmth of their friendship and a shared sense of humour.
24. Syphon Filter 2 (2000 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Mystery
The sequel to Syphon Filter takes place right after the first one, the Agency has apparently betrayed Gabe Logan and framed him for the Khazakstani ICBM missile launch containing the Syphon... See full summary »
26. Ulzhan (2007)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Somewhere in the endless steppes of Central Asia lies a treasure. One man holds the key to it, a fragment of an ancient map. But in his restless quest, Charles isn't looking for fame or ... See full summary »
124 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of Tulse Luper, whose life is reconstructed through the evidence from 92 suitcases. He is the author and project manager, and constantly end up in prisons around the world.
29. The Confession (1990)
The Confession (1990) survives in Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992) in its original camera negative. It remained unfinished due to the death of Sergei Parajanov. The Confession (1990) was ... See full summary »
30. One War (2009)
89 min | Drama
May, 8, 1945. Maxim Prokhorov, major of People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs, arrives at a small northern island. There live eleven people: five young women, five children from one to ... See full summary »
31. #Hommes: True Story of the Thieves' World (2015)
134 min | Documentary
It is a unique project that changes radically our ideas about 'Vory v zakone' - Russian mobsters. Never before had a camera penetrated so deeply in the heart of a transnational criminal organization.
32. Tovarisch, I Am Not Dead (2007)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, War
Garri Urban, survivor of Holocaust and Gulag and author of the autobiographical book of the same title, revisits the sites of his horrors and triumphs, 50 years later.
33. The Phobos (2010)
78 min | Horror, Thriller
Rainy summer evening... Young people are arriving at the new trendy club named Phobos which is still under construction. Or re-construction - since it's a former bomb shelter which is ... See full summary »
34. Once My Mother (2013)
75 min | Family, History, War
Australian filmmaker Sophia Turkiewicz investigates why her Polish mother abandoned her and uncovers the truth behind her mother's wartime escape from a Siberian gulag, leaving Sophia to confront her own capacity for forgiveness.
35. Gulag Magadan (2017)
Drama, History, Thriller
USSR Gulag dissidents Larisa, Pyotr and Elizabeta begin to discover the real reasons they were put in the GULAG death camp. They undergo powerful changes in Self-Hate, Shame, Pride.
36. Gulag Barashevo (2015)
Not Rated | 168 min | Drama
Artists, Poets, Writers, Musicians, and Dissidents, Husbands and Wives, in the Marxist USSR GULAG camps of Barashevo and Vorkuta, suffer in and survive their Gulag death camps. It is a ultimately a spiritual struggle.
37. 8 hlav sílenství (2017)
107 min | Animation, Biography, Comedy
Story of the talented Russian poet, Anna Barkova (1906-1976), who spent twenty-two years of her life in the Gulags. She survived thanks to her poems, thanks to hope and her passionate love for a woman named Valentina.
39. Gulag Vorkuta (2016)
98 min | Drama
Two dissidents, fall in love in a Marxist USSR Gulag death camp. As their friends die, they commit to the seeming impossible, escape, but both must first answer their deepest moral ... See full summary »
41. Three Stories of Galicia (2010)
86 min | Documentary, Drama, History
A Jewish man whose family chose to save the life of its worst enemy. A Ukrainian woman who endured the theft of her children to save her country. A Polish priest who risked everything to ... See full summary »
42. Gulag 113 (2005 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary
A documentary film about the Soviet Gulag. An 89 year old Estonian Canadian returns to his former home to retrace a terrifying journey that began in 1941. Traveling by car from Tallinn ... See full summary »
Director: Marcus Kolga
46. Unforgotten. Myroslava (2018)
Documentary, Short, Biography
Myroslava, 90-year-old Ukrainian poetess and activist in Estonia known as Miroslava Butshko-Jürissaar, unfolds her turbulent and romantic life in verses, prose and music, resonating in souls and hearts of the young.
47. Manuscripts don't burn (1997)
79 min | Documentary
The Movie explores the life of few soviet writers under the dictatorship of comrade Joseph Stalin. Some of these writers under severe censorship include Mikhail Bulgakov the author of The ... See full summary »
50. The Last Knight of the Empire (2014)
80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
This film is about a man whose works were strictly forbidden in Soviet Russia and even his name was not to be spoken. Ivan Solonevich is a Russian philosopher, political activist and ... See full summary »