With Dovzhenko Film Studios (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)

97 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A timeless Carpathian story - the young Ivan falls in love with the daughter of his father's killer among the Hutsul people of Ukraine.

Director: Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Ivan Mikolaychuk, Larisa Kadochnikova, Tatyana Bestayeva, Spartak Bagashvili

Votes: 7,648

2. Battle Beyond the Sun (1959)

77 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.4
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Two countries race to have the first successful landing on Mars.

Directors: Mikhail Karyukov, Aleksandr Kozyr, Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Ivan Pereverzev, Aleksandr Shvorin, Konstantin Bartashevich, Gurgen Tonunts

Votes: 932

3. Jack and the Beanstalk (1974)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.1
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A young peasant boy named Jack climbs a giant beanstalk and stumbles upon a city in the clouds ruled by an evil queen.

Director: Gisaburô Sugii | Stars: Tonpei Hidari, Masachika Ichimura, Nobue Ichitani, Kazuo Kamimura

Votes: 952

4. Pilot Pirx's Inquest (1979)

95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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The movie is about "finite nonlinears," robots that closely resemble human beings but are even more perfect than humans. They are intended to eventually replace human beings in space ... See full summary »

Director: Marek Piestrak | Stars: Sergei Desnitsky, Boleslaw Abart, Vladimir Ivashov, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy

Votes: 925

5. Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.3
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During World War II, a Soviet veteran pilot teaches to newcomers that war is transient, and music is eternal.

Director: Leonid Bykov | Stars: Leonid Bykov, Sergey Podgornyy, Sergei Ivanov, Rustam Sagdullaev

Votes: 5,361

6. Flights in Dreams and in Reality (1983)

92 min | Drama

7.5
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On the eve of his fortieth birthday, a man realizes nothing he has achieved in his life has amounted to very much.

Director: Roman Balayan | Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Oleg Tabakov, Lyudmila Ivanova

Votes: 1,237

7. Flower on the Stone (1962)

71 min | Drama

5.8
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Set in a mining town in the Donets Basin, it centers on a clash between the political establishment and a religious cult which infiltrates the community.

Director: Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Inna Burduchenko, Lyudmila Cherepanova, Boris Dmokhovsky, Dmitri Franko

Votes: 131

8. Vechir na Ivana Kupala (1968)

71 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.3
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Piotr is a modest farmhand living in an impoverished village in some unspecified long ago era. He wants to marry the lovely Pidorka, but her stern father won't hear of it. Luckily, the ... See full summary »

Director: Yuri Ilyenko | Stars: Boris Khmelnitskiy, Larisa Kadochnikova, Yefim Fridman, Dmitri Franko

Votes: 399

9. Bilyy ptakh z chornoyu oznakoyu (1971)

99 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Colourful 'optimistic tragedy' of a poor family in Ukraine, living in the Carpathian mountains near the Romanian border, during the Second World War. Five sons of the family make up the ... See full summary »

Director: Yuri Ilyenko | Stars: Larisa Kadochnikova, Ivan Mikolaychuk, Bogdan Stupka, Yuri Mikolajchuk

Votes: 487

10. Propala hramota (1972)

79 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
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A Soviet musical-tragicomedy film by Dovzhenko Film Studios in Kyiv. The movie is considered a pearl of Soviet and Ukrainian cinema. The film is based on the novella by Nikolay Gogol.

Director: Boris Ivchenko | Stars: Ivan Mikolaychuk, Lidiya Belozyorova, Fyodor Strigun, Zemfira Tsakhilova

Votes: 1,010

11. Za dvoma zaytsiamy (1961)

77 min | Comedy, Musical

8.0
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Madcap comedy set in early 20th century Kyiv about a barber whose fondness for drink, gambling, and women lead to bankruptcy. He marries an ugly rich woman to solve his financial woes, but pines for a virtuous beauty who despises him.

Director: Viktor Ivanov | Stars: Oleg Borisov, Margarita Krinitsyna, Nikolay Yakovchenko, Anna Kushnirenko

Votes: 1,072

12. Vavilon XX (1980)

100 min | Drama

7.6
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The small town of Vavilon hears of the recent Russian Revolution, but attempts to communize it are met with resistance from the rich people living in the town. The Red Army finally puts down the resistance.

Director: Ivan Mikolaychuk | Stars: Lyubov Polishchuk, Ivan Mikolaychuk, Les Serdyuk, Yaroslav Gavrilyuk

Votes: 284

13. Lisova pisnya. Mavka (1981)

83 min | Fantasy

6.9
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Mavka, a water nymph, loves Lukash, a country youth. Their brief happiness ends when Lukash is forced to marry the shrewish Kilina. The Spirit of the Forest turns Lukash into a wolf as ... See full summary »

Director: Yuri Ilyenko | Stars: Lyudmila Efimenko, Viktor Kremlyov, Mayya Bulgakova, Ivan Mikolaychuk

Votes: 206

14. Andromeda Nebula (1967)

77 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

5.6
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A spaceship from Earth is trapped on the unknown planet. Based on book "Tumannost Andromedy" by Ivan Efremov.

Director: Evgeniy Sherstobitov | Stars: Vija Artmane, Sergey Stolyarov, Nikolai Kryukov, Tatyana Voloshina

Votes: 311

15. Svadba (1973)

R | 91 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Beginning in 1943. year. The tragic story of the prisoners... partisans and others who were found in a prison in Montenegro at the time when the Chetniks and the occupiers at all costs they want to crush the uprising in Yugoslavia.

Director: Radomir Saranovic | Stars: Dragomir Bojanic-Gidra, Vladimir Popovic, Zurab Kapianidze, Valentin Nikulin

Votes: 45

16. Legenda o knyagine Olge (1984)

170 min | Drama, History

6.8
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The film is a poetic adaptation of a series of stories (oral and written) about Princess Olga of Kievan Rus at the start of the 11th century.

Director: Yuri Ilyenko | Stars: Lyudmila Efimenko, Les Serdyuk, Ivan Ivanov, Konstantin Stepankov

Votes: 137

17. Olesya (1971)

81 min | Drama

7.1
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The movie is based on Aleksandr kuprin's novel in the movie a girl named olesya who externmented from the city by the society because they assumed she is a witch and her existence is not ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Ivchenko | Stars: Lyudmila Chursina, Gennadi Voropayev, Borislav Brondukov, Anatoli Barchuk

Votes: 96

18. How the Steel Was Tempered (1973 TV Movie)

202 min | Drama, History

6.3
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Fictionalized autobiography of a young Bolshevik fighter taking part in the Russian civil war.

Director: Nikolay Mashchenko | Stars: Vladimir Konkin, Konstantin Stepankov, Fyodor Panasenko, Natalya Sayko

Votes: 141

19. Letayushchiy korabl (1960)

60 min | Fantasy

6.5
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Ukrainian folk tale. The hero of the story, Kotigoroschko sets off on an arduous journey to find his sister Olenka, who has been kidnapped by an evil dragon.

Directors: Artur Vojtetsky, Mikhail Yuferov | Stars: Igor Yershov, Susanna Jurtschenko, Larisa Gordeichik, Ada Rogovtseva

Votes: 22

20. Yaroslav Mudry (1982)

156 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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The life of Yaroslav the Wise, Grand Prince of Kievan Rus', Prince of Novgorod and Rostov.

Director: Grigoriy Kokhan | Stars: Yuri Muravitsky, Pyotr Velyaminov, Lyudmila Smorodina, Konstantin Stepankov

Votes: 71

21. Ukrainian Rhapsody (1961)

88 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Director: Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Olga Reus-Petrenko, Eduard Koshman, Yuriy Gulyayev, Natalya Uzhviy

Votes: 186

22. Lisova pisnya (1961)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.6
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Mavka loves Lukash,. Their brief happiness ends when Lukash is forced to marry the shrewish Kilina. The Spirit of the Forest turns Lukash into a wolf as punishment. The strength of Mavka's love breaks the spell, but Kilina curses Mavka.

Director: Viktor Ivchenko | Stars: Raisa Nedashkovskaya, Volodymyr Sydorchuk, Pyotr Vesklyarov, Vladimir Rudin

Votes: 42

23. Forsaken Beach (1990)

69 min | Drama

4.8
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Director: Nataliya Kirakozova | Stars: Viktor Merezhko, Andrey Ponomaryov, Yelena Vnukova, Aleksey Guskov

Votes: 29

24. Smotryny (1979)

76 min

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Director: Viktor Ivanov | Stars: Aleksandr Ignatusha, Olga Chipovskaya, Evgeniy Gerasimov, Vladimir Kashpur

25. Devushka s mayaka (1957)

74 min

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In the center of the film is the love of the daughter of a lighthouse keeper and a young womanizer, the son of the port's chief.

Director: Grigori Krikun | Stars: Iya Arepina, Yuri Chekulayev, Fyodor Braychenko, Sergei Romodanov

26. Andriesh (1954)

63 min | Family

6.3
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The first feature film by Paradjanov, which, presumably, is a relatively mainstream fairy tale about a young shepherd called Andriesh.

Directors: Yakov Bazelyan, Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Giuli Chokhonelidze, Konstantin Russu, Nodar Shashigoglu, Ludmila Sokolova

Votes: 194

27. Krynytsya dlya sprahlykh (1965)

70 min | Drama

7.3
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The old man who lives a secluded life in the desert, alone with only his memories and photographs.

Director: Yuri Ilyenko | Stars: Dmitri Milyutenko, Larisa Kadochnikova, Feodosiya Litvinenko, Nina Alisova

Votes: 366

28. Beginning of an Unknown Era (1967)

73 min | Drama, History

6.8
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Three unconnected episodes united by a common theme: the establishment of the Soviet rule in Russia during the civil war of the early 1920s. Depicts dramatic events in simple lives of peasants and soldiers.

Directors: Genrikh Gabay, Larisa Shepitko, Andrey Smirnov | Stars: Leonid Kulagin, Sergei Volf, Georgiy Burkov, Nikolay Gubenko

Votes: 254

29. Pervyy paren (1959)

81 min | Drama

5.5
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Director: Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Grigori Karpov, Lyudmila Sosyura, Yuriy Satarov, Valeriya Kovalenko

Votes: 111

30. Skazka o Malchishe-Kibalchishe (1965)

80 min | Drama, Family, War

6.6
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Director: Evgeniy Sherstobitov | Stars: Sergei Ostapenko, Sergey Tikhonov, Anatoli Yurchenko, Sergey Martinson

Votes: 65

31. Blagie namereniya (1984)

82 min | Drama

6.1
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Director: Andrey Benkendorf | Stars: Marina Yakovleva, Yuri Platonov, Mariya Bolenko, Alyona Mushchitskaya

Votes: 24

32. Aty-baty, shli soldaty... (1977)

87 min | Drama, War

7.7
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The families of 18 soldiers who heroically died in 1944 are meeting at the place of the squad last battle.

Director: Leonid Bykov | Stars: Leonid Bykov, Vladimir Konkin, Elena Shanina, Leonid Bakshtaev

Votes: 945

33. Novye priklyucheniya yanki pri dvore korolya Artura (1989)

164 min | Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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The plane of the American pilot has got lost in time. The pilot has got to an era of the nice king Artur. Here he is fated to meet legendary knights of the Round table and artful to Morgan ... See full summary »

Director: Viktor Gres | Stars: Sergey Koltakov, Albert Filozov, Elena Finogeeva, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy

Votes: 104

34. Vysokyy pereval (1982– )

131 min | Drama, War

5.9
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Yaroslava "Slavka" Petryn, avid communist whose family was torn apart by World War II returns to her village as a party leader only to find that her family are among nationalists which terrorize the village.

Stars: Natalya Naum, Konstantin Stepankov, Lyubov Bogdan, Taras Denisenko

Votes: 15

35. Krasnyy petukh plimutrok (1976)

63 min | Family

6.6
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Director: Mikhail Belikov | Stars: Pavel Revutski, Aleksandr Belikov, Viktor Panchenko, Yevgeniya Chernik

Votes: 11

36. Na ves zolota (1984)

76 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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Director: Evgeniy Sherstobitov | Stars: Ivan Gavrilyuk, Nataliya Krasnoyarskaya, Roman Khomyatov, Nikolay Gavrilov

37. Return from Orbit (1984)

89 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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An accident occurs on an orbital space station, as a result of which the ship's commander is seriously injured. He must be urgently delivered to Earth and testing must be continued. It can only be done by the crew of Kuznetsov-Mukhin.

Director: Aleksandr Surin | Stars: Juozas Budraitis, Vitali Solomin, Aleksandr Porokhovshchikov, Tamara Akulova

Votes: 58

38. Lone Wolf (1978)

77 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Roman Balayan | Stars: Mikhail Golubovich, Oleg Tabakov, Yelena Khrol, Yuriy Dubrovin

Votes: 55

39. Sovist (1968)

75 min | Drama, War

7.6
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The story is set in a small village during the German occupation of Ukraine. When one of the local partisans kills a German officer, the occupants vow to kill the whole village if the perpetrator is not found and delivered to them.

Director: Vladimir Denisenko | Stars: Anatoliy Sokolovskiy, Viktor Malyarevich, Nikolay Oleynik, Nikolai Gudz

Votes: 43

40. Solomiani dzvony (1988)

144 min | Drama, History

7.6
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Director: Yuri Ilyenko | Stars: Les Serdyuk, Pylyp Ilyenko, Sergey Podgornyy, Mikhail Golubovich

Votes: 22

41. Kha-bi-assy (1990)

83 min | Fantasy

4.5
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Director: Anatoliy Mateshko | Stars: Elena Korikova, Igor Lyakh, Vladimir Mashkov, Tauras Cizas

Votes: 23

42. Gde 042? (1969)

77 min | Action

6.5
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Director: Oleg Lentsius | Stars: Anatoli Salimonenko, Bolot Beyshenaliev, Aleksandr Zbruev, Yakov Kozlov

Votes: 34

43. Volodya bolshoy, Volodya malenkiy (1985 TV Movie)

55 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Vyacheslav Krishtofovich | Stars: Olga Melikhova, Rostislav Yankovskiy, Oleg Menshikov, Valentina Vasilenko

Votes: 24

44. Khrani menya, moy talisman (1986)

74 min | Drama

6.9
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A stranger intrudes into life of a lovely couple. It doesn't take a lot of efforts from him to ruin their happiness.

Director: Roman Balayan | Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Tatyana Drubich, Aleksandr Abdulov, Aleksandr Zbruev

Votes: 204

45. Oleksa Dovbush (1960)

90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.6
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Story about Oleksa Dovbush, a famous Ukrainian outlaw, who became a folk hero, often compared to Robin Hood.

Director: Viktor Ivanov | Stars: Afanasi Kochetkov, Natalya Naum, Oleg Borisov, Grigoriy Teslya

Votes: 58

46. Kashtanka (1976 TV Movie)

60 min | Adventure

7.3
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Director: Roman Balayan | Stars: Vyacheslav Borisov, Lev Durov, Sergey Shvartszoyd, Oleg Tabakov

Votes: 69

47. A Strip of Uncut Wild Flowers (1980)

88 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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A fatherless rebel boy keeps running away from the same special school each time he's caught. Reality mingles with his imagination throughout his odyssey in the look for a home, while wanting ever more to visit his heroic uncle Vanya.

Director: Yuri Ilyenko | Stars: Yura Madzhula, Aleksei Cherstvov, Regimantas Adomaitis, Lyudmila Efimenko

Votes: 37

48. Kaminnyy khrest (1968)

80 min | Drama

7.7
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The Stone Cross (Kaminnyy khrest, 1968), based on two short stories ("The Stone Cross" and "The Thief," both published in 1900) by Galician novelist Vasyl Stefanyk.

Director: Leonid Osyka | Stars: Borislav Brondukov, Daniil Ilchenko, Yekaterina Mateyk, Ivan Mikolaychuk

Votes: 208

49. Skuki radi (1968)

78 min | Drama

7.6
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An intimate drama set in a remote railway station that grows into a tragedy of the whole generation and epoch.

Director: Artur Vojtetsky | Stars: Mayya Bulgakova, Vladimir Dorofeyev, Andryusha Makin, Yuriy Mazhuga

Votes: 29

50. Ovod (1980 TV Movie)

210 min | Drama

6.8
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Historical drama about Italian struggle for independence in 19th century, centers around young revolutionaries and the difficult choices they have to make. Very emotionally charged plot.

Director: Nikolay Mashchenko | Stars: Andrey Kharitonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Anastasiya Vertinskaya, Ada Rogovtseva

Votes: 164


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