With Kazakhfilm Studios (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. The Legend of Tomiris (2019)
TV-14 | 156 min | Action, Drama, History
This is the story of the life of the great queen of of the steppe - legendary Tomiris. She is destined to become a skillful warrior, survive the loss of close people and unite the Scythian/Saka tribes under her authority.
3. Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
R | 112 min | Drama, History, War
A historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan, where a young man is destined to unite the country's three warring tribes.
Votes: 3,867 | Gross: $0.08M
4. Paris Song (2018)
90 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on a true story, a small-town Kazakh singer, Amre Kashaubayev, journeys to Paris to compete in an international singing competition at the 1925 Paris Expo. Along the way he befriends American songwriter George Gershwin, thus forming a beautiful and unlikely friendship.
5. The Needle (1988)
81 min | Drama, Thriller
Moro returns to Alma Ata to collect money owed to him. While waiting out an unexpected delay, he visits his former girlfriend Dina, and discovers she has become a morphine addict. He ... See full summary »
7. Kazakh Khanate: The Golden Throne (2019)
111 min | Action, Drama, History
Fifteenth century. In the vast expanses of Eurasia for several centuries, the descendants of the great Genghis Khan have created their own and crushed the alien states. One of them is the ... See full summary »
8. Myn Bala: Warriors of the Steppe (2012)
Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A universal story about the freedom of the human spirit and the struggle against slavery and despotism, about love, loss and betrayal. It is seen through the eyes of simple Kazakh kids and teenagers.
9. Kazakh Khanate: Diamond Sword (2016)
133 min | Action, Drama, History
Diamond Sword is a large-scale historical drama of first Kazakh Khans, which BBC called "Kazakh Game Of Thrones". The action takes place in the XV century, and the plot demonstrates the key... See full summary »
10. Shynyraw (2018) (2018)
Shynyraw tells a story of the complex relationship between a father and a son. Ensep is a well digger. Completely immersed in his work, he neglects spending time with his young son, Zhomart, who is going through a personal drama.
11. The Liquidator (2011)
Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Thriller
A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government.
13. Ya ne vernus (2014)
110 min | Drama
A young woman who grew up in orphanage is longing to be loved, but does not have it in her to love others. Her teenage looks help her while falsely accused of committing a crime to hide in ... See full summary »
15. Yellow Cat (2020)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Ex-con Kermek and his beloved Eva want to leave their crime-infested lives on the Kazakh steppes behind. He has a dream: building a movie theater in the mountains.
16. Begletsy (2014)
95 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
An escaped convict and his band of fugitives fight for freedom in this adventure saga. Led by revolutionary Pavel Nechaev, a group of escaped convicts band together to brave the woods of ... See full summary »
17. 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 »
18. Schizo (2004)
86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Shiza is the nickname of a 15-year-old boy. Money, power, and women - he has none of these, yet, in his young life. But, he does have the illegal, underground circuit of bare-knuckle ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,025 | Gross: $0.05M
20. Waiting for the Sea (2012)
109 min | Fantasy
After a prison-stay captain Marat returns to his hometown to get back in the sea, when it turns out that the water has gone and his boat lays in the desert. Marat's plan is to bring his boat to where the water is.
21. The End of the Ataman (1971)
Not Rated | 146 min | Drama
The film is about the historical events that happened in Kazakhstan in 1920 - an operation to liquidate the White Guard troops of Ataman Dutov.
22. The Gift to Stalin (2008)
97 min | Drama
A Jewish child deported to Kazakhstan is saved and adopted by Kasym, an old Kazakh railway-man. Kasym gives him a Kazakh name, Sabyr, that in Kazakh language means humble. The child grows ... See full summary »
23. The Composer (2019)
104 min | Drama
The film follows the true life story of one of China's greatest composers, Xian Xinghai. The start of the Soviet Union's Great Patriotic War against Nazi Germany in 1941 made it difficult ... See full summary »
24. The River (2018)
108 min | Drama
A portrait of five brothers living on a farm on the Kazakh plains, where the sudden intrusion of the modern world brings corruption, temptation and deceit.
25. Kelin (2009)
82 min | Drama, History
A woman is led by her family to her new husband's home, to live with, presumably, his elderly mother and younger brother. Despite being forced into the marriage, she discovers that he is ... See full summary »
27. Cardiogram (1995)
75 min | Drama
Jasulan suffers from heart disease. To treat him, his mother took him to Alma-Ata, the capital of Kazkahstan. The child discovers the big city. Here everyone speaks Russian and soon Jasulan will face exclusion in his own country.
28. The Road to Mother (2016)
130 min | Drama, History, War
The story of several generations of a Kazakh family from the 1930s to the present time, the film traces the most momentous events in the history of Kazakhstan through war, separation and the determination of the clan to remain united.
29. The Needle Remix (2010)
87 min | Drama, Thriller
Moro returns to his native Alma-Ata for the money debt of the swindler Spartak and stays with his girlfriend, whom he parted for a long time. Old love has returned, but Dina surprises him with her strange behavior.
30. Joker (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Thriller
A man avenges his brothers' death with the help of an otherworldly monk who teaches him the skills to destroy his enemies. What could cause the heavens to issue a license to kill?
31. Wild Pigeon (1986)
100 min | Drama
In 1946 Kazakhstan, breeding pigeons is one of the ways to escape from the grim post-war reality. When a fine white pigeon appears in the small town, teenager Ivan goes to great lengths to get it.
32. Amanat (2016)
127 min | Drama
This film follows three distinct story lines depicting unfortunate fates of Kazakh patriots who refused to be subjugated by the colonial policy of Tsarist Russia and later by that of the Soviet totalitarian system.
33. The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time (2019)
84 min | Drama
One morning, a man who loves his family very much goes to a town market to sell his horse with the other villagers. After exchanging affectionate glances with his wife, and leaving his 10-... See full summary »
37. Baksy (2008)
87 min | Drama, Fantasy
Aidai the baksy, or witch doctor, lives in the mountains and helps people. She uses mysterious actions to cure the sick and to give infertile couples children. As capitalist forces begin to... See full summary »
38. Student (2012)
90 min | Drama
A roughly faithful adaptation of Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment," set in Almaty by Kazakh filmmaker Darezhan Omirbayev A stark, Bressonian tale of a young man who commits an almost random act of murder.
39. La voix des steppes (2014)
93 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
A little boy Anatole lives in 1960s in the steppe in Kazakhstan with his parents-archaeologists. One day he witnesses the accidental death of his brother, this drama traumatizes the boy so ... See full summary »
41. Trans-Siberian Express (1977 TV Movie)
93 min | Action, Drama
An espionage thriller set aboard the train of the title. A group of agents try to thwart the Japanese-Soviet trade agreement by assassinating a Japanese businessman.
42. My Name Is Kozha (1964)
86 min | Comedy
The film tells the story of a 12-year-old Kazakh boy named Kozha, inquisitive and kind, with an open and decisive character, constantly falling into different, sometimes innocent, and sometimes bad stories.
45. Kairat (1992)
72 min | Drama
Living in Almaty, Kazakhstan, a young man is preparing to become a bus conductor. One day, in between wandering the city streets, and going to the movies, he makes the acquaintance of a female student.
46. Seker (2009)
72 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Based on the life experience of the director's mother, who, by an unexpected but not so rare turn of events, was brought up as a son by a father who wanted his first child to be a boy as ... See full summary »
50. Angel wearing tubeteika (1969)
97 min | Musical
Taylak is a kind teacher of geography. People call him "Angel in a tubeteika, a traditional Central Asian skull cap," for his kind caring personality and also because he never parts with ... See full summary »