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1. Ekaterina (2014– )

44 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once ... See full summary »

Stars: Marina Aleksandrova, Isabel Schosnig, Aleksandr Yatsenko, Vladimir Yaglych

Votes: 510

2. Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Not Rated | 66 min | Drama, History

8.0
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In the midst of the Russian Revolution of 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel's officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barskiy, Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Ivan Bobrov

Votes: 45,550 | Gross: $0.05M

3. Anastasia (1956)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 6,489

4. 55 Days at Peking (1963)

Unrated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Guy Green | Stars: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven, Flora Robson

Votes: 5,121

5. War & Peace (1972–1974)

890 min | Drama, War

8.3
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Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion, serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of five aristocratic Russian families.

Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Morag Hood, Alan Dobie, Rupert Davies

Votes: 511

6. The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)

122 min | Drama, History, War

6.3
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Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Pierre Mondy, Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale, Leslie Caron

Votes: 462

7. Romansa konjokradice (1971)

GP | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.3
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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: 189

8. Napoleon: The Campaign of Russia (2013– )

Not Rated | History

7.0
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In 1812 Napoleon gathers the largest army of all times, of about 600.000 men from 24 controlled countries to invade Russia. 172 day later they will have to withdraw, 400.000 soldiers either killed or captured. Why dis this happen?

Stars: Constantin Balsan, Alix Bénézech, Pawel Delag, Marc Duret

Votes: 37

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

Not Rated | Documentary, History

7.7
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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: 390

10. Kurmanjan datka (2014)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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The relevant epic story of the strong-willed, courageous and independent woman before her time, Kurmanjan, who is revered to this day for her diplomacy for saving her nation from complete destruction when the Russians invaded.

Director: Sadyk Sher-Niyaz | Stars: Elina Abai Kyzy, Nasira Mambetova, Aziz Muradillayev, Adilet Usubaliyev

Votes: 3,204

11. Fury (1973)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

7.9
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Based on Lermontov's novel Vadim, this costume drama, set in Russia during the 1700s, chronicles the battle between a vengeful, anarchic peasant and the tyrannical landowner who killed his mother and father.

Director: Antonio Calenda | Stars: Oliver Reed, Claudia Cardinale, John McEnery, Ray Lovelock

Votes: 352

12. Velikaya (2015– )

Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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The story of Catherine the Great from the time she came to Russia as the bride of the heir to the Russian throne.

Stars: Viktoriya Agalakova, Julian Mau, Fitz van Thom, Bastian Sierich

Votes: 88

13. Turetskiy gambit (2005)

208 min | War, Action, Adventure

7.1
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The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the ... See full summary »

Director: Dzhanik Fayziev | Stars: Egor Beroev, Olga Krasko, Marat Basharov, Vladimir Ilin

Votes: 3,651

14. Royal Cousins at War (2014– )

Documentary

7.5
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Documentary about the closely related rulers of three different European empires: Georg V of Britain, Wilhelm II of Germany and Nicholas II of Russia, all of them grandchildren of Queen ... See full summary »

Stars: Tamsin Greig, Naomi Cooper

Votes: 77

15. Romanovy (2013– )

60 min | History

8.5
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This history of the Romanov dynasty, the family that ruled Russia from 1613 until the October Revolution of 1917.

Star: Ilya Sherbinin

Votes: 110

16. Statskiy sovetnik (2005)

191 min | Drama, Crime

7.1
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Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but ... See full summary »

Director: Filipp Yankovskiy | Stars: Oleg Menshikov, Nikita Mikhalkov, Konstantin Khabenskiy, Vladimir Mashkov

Votes: 2,493

17. Arsenal (1929)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Set in the bleak aftermath and devastation of the World War I, a recently demobbed soldier, Timosh, returns to his hometown Kiev, after having survived a train wreck. His arrival coincides ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko | Stars: Semyon Svashenko, Georgi Khorkov, Amvrosi Buchma, Dmitri Erdman

Votes: 1,423

18. Konets Sankt-Peterburga (1927)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

7.6
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A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to ... See full summary »

Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller | Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Vera Baranovskaya, Ivan Chuvelyov, V. Obolensky

Votes: 1,230

19. Naval Cadets, Charge! (1988– )

290 min | Adventure, History, Romance

7.7
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Three naval cadets accidentally get possession of a secret diary that was stolen from Bestuzhev, a vice-chancellor of Russia. If this diary ever gets abroad, the consequences for the ... See full summary »

Stars: Sergey Zhigunov, Dmitriy Kharatyan, Vladimir Shevelkov, Tatyana Lyutaeva

Votes: 959

20. Vivat, gardemariny! (1991)

140 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.8
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In the second movie the Naval Cadets are guarding the princess coming from Germany to marry a Russian prince.

Director: Svetlana Druzhinina | Stars: Dmitriy Kharatyan, Sergey Zhigunov, Mikhail Mamaev, Lyudmila Gurchenko

Votes: 509

21. Golfstrim pod aysbergom (2012)

125 min | Drama

5.6
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Adam's first wife Lilith is mentioned in ancient Oriental legends, in Talmud and in the medieval books of Cabala. According to these sources, she was not created from Adam's rib like Eve ... See full summary »

Director: Evgeniy Pashkevich | Stars: Olga Shepitskaya, Rezija Kalnina, Girts Kesteris, Janis Reinis

Votes: 107

22. Battle of the Japan Sea (1969)

G | 128 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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Japan and Russia clash in what comes to be known as the Russo-Japanese War. An attempt by the Japanese fleet and army to take Port Arthur fails, and a Russian fleet bears down on the Sea of Japan.

Director: Seiji Maruyama | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yûzô Kayama, Chishû Ryû

Votes: 133

23. Pentru patrie (1977)

192 min | History, War

7.4
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In 1877 during the Russo-Turkish war the Kingdom of Romania joins the war on Russia's side and declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Mircea Albulescu, Mircea Anghelescu, Ilarion Ciobanu, Constantin Codrescu

Votes: 210

24. The Night Before Christmas (1962)

69 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.7
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Surreal Soviet-era Christmas fantasy movie.

Director: Aleksandr Rou | Stars: Aleksandr Khvylya, L. Myznikova, Yuri Tavrov, Lyudmila Khityaeva

Votes: 898

25. The Soldier and the Lady (1937)

Passed | 85 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.4
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A Russian courier struggles to deliver a message to the troops fighting Tartar invaders.

Director: George Nichols Jr. | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Elizabeth Allan, Akim Tamiroff, Margot Grahame

Votes: 128

26. Buzduganul cu trei peceti (1977)

177 min | Biography, History, War

7.4
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At the end of the 16th century, Wallachia's ruler Michael the Brave dreams of uniting the kingdoms of Wallachia,Transylvania and Moldavia into a single country known as The United Principalities.

Director: Constantin Vaeni | Stars: Victor Rebengiuc, Toma Caragiu, Vasile Nitulescu, Stefan Sileanu

Votes: 135

27. General Suvorov (1941)

Passed | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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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: 116

28. Gibel imperii (2005– )

520 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The Fall of the Great Russian Empire is the main storyline of this 10 episode mini series, however, every episode has a separate detective story of its own.

Stars: Galina Anisimova, Ville Haapasalo, Andrey Zibrov, Natalya Akimova

Votes: 306

29. Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War (1958)

113 min | Drama, History, War

5.8
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Meiji Tenno portrayed the ramp up to the Russo-Japan War. In addition to showing the political events that led to war, it also showed the era from the story of a farm family in rural Japan ... See full summary »

Director: Kunio Watanabe | Stars: Kanjûrô Arashi, Kusuo Abe, Minoru Takada, Shin Takemura

Votes: 20

30. Gardemariny III (1992)

107 min | Adventure

5.5
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Director: Svetlana Druzhinina | Stars: Dmitriy Kharatyan, Mikhail Mamaev, Aleksandr Domogarov, Lyudmila Gurchenko

Votes: 283

31. Yunost Petra (1980)

140 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Part one of a pair of historical films about the life of Peter the Great.

Director: Sergey Gerasimov | Stars: Dmitriy Zolotukhin, Tamara Makarova, Natalya Bondarchuk, Nikolay Eryomenko

Votes: 142

32. Peter the First (1937)

96 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Nikolai Simonov, Mikhail Zharov, Nikolay Cherkasov, Mikhail Tarkhanov

Votes: 133

33. Mushketyory Ekateriny (2007)

624 min | Adventure, History

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Stars: Svetlana Bakulina, Nataliya Yermolayeva, Natalia Latysheva, Yelena Yefimova

34. Doverie (1976)

95 min | Drama, History

3.9
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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: 181

35. I Was Catherine the Great's Stable Boy (1994)

5 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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The stable-boy who engineered Catherine The Great's notorious rendez-vous with a horse looks back and reflects on the incident that changed his life forever.

Director: Stephen Leslie | Stars: David Birkin, Maurice Blake, Brian Cox

Votes: 12

36. Davit Guramishvili (1946)

87 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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Directors: Nikoloz Sanishvili, Joseb Tumanishvili | Stars: Giorgi Shavgulidze, Aleksandre Omiadze, Dodo Chichinadze, Giorgi Davitashvili

Votes: 9

37. Ssylnyy 011 (1978)

History

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Director: Laert Vagharshyan | Stars: Vladimir Kocharyan, Yuriy Kayurov, Yelena Sitko, Gegham Harutyunyan

38. Puteshestvie v Arzrum (1937)

72 min | Biography, Drama

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Pushkin, a great 19th century poet in Russia, makes a trip to the front during the Russian-Turkish war. He is hounded by the Tsar's spies and disillusioned by what he sees.

Director: Moisei Levin | Stars: Dmitriy Zhuravlyov, S. Azanchevsky, Konstantin Khokhlov, Georgiy Sochevko

39. Tatyanin den (1968)

92 min | Drama, History

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Director: Isidor Annensky | Stars: Lyudmila Maksakova, Vladimir Tatosov, Anatoliy Antosevich, Valeriy Pogoreltsev

41. La rascrucea marilor furtuni (1980)

86 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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In 1848 during the tumultuous era of European revolutions shaking the continent out of its feudal-based empire-based system the Wallachian politician Nicolae Balcescu is trying to reach the same revolutionary goals at home.

Director: Mircea Moldovan | Stars: Vlad Radescu, Cornel Ciupercescu, Constantin Codrescu, Silviu Stanculescu

Votes: 21

42. Imperator, kotoryy znal svoyu sudbu (2010)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.8
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Author systematized the little-known facts of the biography of the last Russian Emperor Nicolai II. For example: in September, 1896, during Nicolai's visit to the Great Britain, Prince of ... See full summary »

Director: Roman Ershov | Star: Igor Dobryakov

Votes: 11

43. Eskadra ukhodit na zapad (1965)

86 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Directors: Miron Bilinskiy, Nikolay Vingranovskiy | Stars: Elza Lezhdey, Nelli Lazareva, Adolf Shestakov, Roman Khomyatov

44. Kuryer Kremlya (1967 TV Movie)

Adventure, History

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Director: Boris Nirenburg | Stars: Vyacheslav Shalevich, Elena Dobronravova, Yuriy Yakovlev, Nikolai Timofeyev

45. Grand Cinema (1989)

Comedy

5.9
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This is a fictional story of early days of cinema theaters in Iran in early 20th century in the dawn of Persian constitutional revolution. Roosi Khan and Aghaiev who are supported by ... See full summary »

Director: Hassan Hedayat | Stars: Ebrahim Abadi, Akbar Abdi, Fereydoon Aboo Zia, Morteza Ahmadi

Votes: 63

46. Raskolotoe nebo (1979– )

194 min | Drama, War

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Stars: Yuriy Tyshler, Aristarkh Livanov, Sergey Nikonenko, Antonina Leftiy

47. Razlom (1977 TV Movie)

132 min | Drama

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Directors: Vladimir Andreyev, Alina Kazmina | Stars: Boris Bystrov, Vsevolod Yakut, Olga Nikolaeva, Valeriya Razinkova

48. Skvoz ledyanuyu mglu (1965)

77 min | Biography, History

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Directors: Arkadi Koltsaty, Lev Rudnik | Stars: Yuriy Kayurov, Lyudmila Okhotnikova, Afanasi Kochetkov, Nikolay Smorchkov

49. Devichiy perepolokh (1975 TV Movie)

143 min | Music

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Director: Georgiy Ansimov | Stars: Aleksandr Gorelik, Taisiya Sanina, Tatyana Shmyga, Gerard Vasiliev

50. Komendant Pushkin (1986 TV Movie)

65 min | Drama

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Director: Oleg Yeryshev | Stars: Yuriy Kuznetsov, Ernst Romanov, Viktor Gogolev, Svetlana Smirnova