With Amkino Corporation (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 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: 46,922 | Gross: $0.05M

2. Man with a Movie Camera (1929)

Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention.

Director: Dziga Vertov | Star: Mikhail Kaufman

Votes: 19,135

3. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1927)

95 min | Drama, History

7.5
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In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government and the decrees of peace and of land in ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov, Layaschenko

Votes: 6,120

4. Alexander Nevsky (1938)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.7
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The story of how a great Russian prince led a ragtag army to battle an invading force of Teutonic Knights.

Directors: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Dmitriy Vasilev | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Andrei Abrikosov, Dmitriy Orlov

Votes: 9,394

5. Zemlya (1930)

Unrated | 75 min | Drama

7.4
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In the peaceful countryside, Vassily opposes the rich kulaks over the coming of collective farming.

Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko | Stars: Stepan Shkurat, Semyon Svashenko, Yuliya Solntseva, Yelena Maksimova

Votes: 4,133

6. Mother (1926)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

7.7
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The Film Version Of Gorki's Great Story Of The 1905 Revolution

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin | Stars: Vera Baranovskaya, Nikolay Batalov, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Anna Zemtsova

Votes: 2,126

7. 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: 1,483

8. Chapaev (1934)

93 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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This film is based on the book about Vasili Ivanovich Chapaev (1887 - 1919) who was in real life the Commander of the 25th Division of the Red Army. Chapaev is an uneducated peasant and a ... See full summary »

Directors: Sergey Vasilev, Georgi Vasilyev | Stars: Boris Babochkin, Leonid Kmit, Varvara Myasnikova, Boris Blinov

Votes: 993

9. Storm Over Asia (1928)

74 min | Drama, War

7.3
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In 1918 a simple Mongolian herdsman escapes to the hills after brawling with a western capitalist fur trader who cheats him. In 1920 he helps the partisans fight for the Soviets against the... See full summary »

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin | Stars: I. Inkizhinov, I. Dedintsev, Valéry Inkijinoff, Aleksandr Chistyakov

Votes: 1,532

10. Fragment of an Empire (1929)

96 min | Drama

7.4
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A story of a man who loses his memory during the First World War, regains it 10 years after the Russian Revolution and returns home to a new and alien St. Petersburg.

Director: Fridrikh Ermler | Stars: Emil Gal, Sergey Gerasimov, Yakov Gudkin, Ursula Krug

Votes: 218

11. Old and New (1929)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama

7.3
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100.000.000 peasants - illiterate, poor, hungry. There comes a day when one woman decides that she can live old life no longer. Using ways of new Soviet state and industrial progress she changes life and labor of her village.

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Marfa Lapkina, M. Ivanin, Konstantin Vasilyev, Vasili Buzenkov

Votes: 1,075

12. Happiness (1935)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A hapless loser (with the surname of Loser) undergoes misadventures with avaracious clergy, a tired horse, and a walking granary (among other things) on his road to collectivized happiness.

Director: Aleksandr Medvedkin | Stars: Pyotr Zinovyev, Yelena Yegorova, Nikolay Cherkasov, Mikhail Gipsi

Votes: 828

13. The Spanish Earth (1937)

Unrated | 52 min | Documentary, War

6.7
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A documentary showing the struggle of the Spanish Republican government against a rebellion by ultra-right-wing forces led by Gen. Francisco Franco and backed by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.

Director: Joris Ivens | Stars: Manuel Azaña, José Díaz, Dolores Ibárruri, Enrique Lister

Votes: 610

14. Turksib (1929)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary

7.1
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Resisting the character-driven narrative adhered to by the rest of the world's filmmakers, Victor Turin formulated a grand, elemental drama centered around the struggle for survival in Asia... See full summary »

Director: Victor A. Turin

Votes: 272

15. Novyy Vavilon (1929)

120 min | Drama, History

7.6
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In the beginning of the industrial revolution, the Paris Commune was established in 1871 against the rich and the powerful, and violently repressed by the army that remained faithful to a ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigoriy Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg | Stars: David Gutman, Yelena Kuzmina, Andrei Kostrichkin, Sofiya Magarill

Votes: 600

16. Moscow Laughs (1934)

96 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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Merry Fellows was the first Soviet musical comedy. Set in Odessa and Moscow in the 1930's. Shepherd Kostya Potekhin (Utyosov) is mistaken for an international concert star. He falls in love... See full summary »

Director: Grigoriy Aleksandrov | Stars: Leonid Utyosov, Lyubov Orlova, Mariya Strelkova, Elena Tyapkina

Votes: 739

17. The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938)

98 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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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: 510

18. The Patriots (1933)

98 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Outskirts is an internationally renowned masterpiece of early sound cinema. In a remote Russian village during World War I, colorful and nuanced characters experience divided loyalties: ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Barnet | Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Sergey Komarov, Yelena Kuzmina, Nikolay Bogolyubov

Votes: 777

19. Capt. Grant's Family (1936)

83 min | Adventure, Family

6.9
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The son and daughter of a lost-at-sea captain recruit help to find him on the basis of an incomplete note found in a bottle, and encounter adventures in Patagonia, Australia, and New Zealand...

Directors: Vladimir Vaynshtok, David Gutman | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Yakov Segel, Olga Bazanova, David Gutman

Votes: 215

20. Three Songs About Lenin (1934)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary

6.7
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Three anonymous songs about Lenin provide the basis for this documentary that celebrates the achievements of the Soviet Union and Lenin's role in creating them.

Director: Dziga Vertov | Stars: Dolores Ibárruri, Nadezhda Krupskaya, V.I. Lenin, Joseph Stalin

Votes: 567

21. Lenin in October (1937)

Approved | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The movie about events of October revolution of 1917 and Lenin's role in the organization of revolt of Bolsheviks.

Directors: Mikhail Romm, Dmitriy Vasilev | Stars: Boris Shchukin, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Vasili Vanin, Nikolai Svobodin

Votes: 215

22. Frontier (1935)

82 min | Drama

6.2
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A Russian outpost in Eastern Siberia comes under threat of attack by the Japanese. Aerograd is a new town with a strategically located airfield of vital interest to the government.

Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko | Stars: Stepan Shagaida, Sergey Stolyarov, Evgeniya Melnikova, Stepan Shkurat

Votes: 317

23. The Man with the Gun (1938)

88 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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A propaganda comedy that tells the story of the Bolshevik revolution through the eyes of an ignorant and easy-going peasant who, as a soldier, gets caught up in the proceedings. He does ... See full summary »

Director: Sergei Yutkevich | Stars: Boris Tenin, Maksim Shtraukh, Vladimir Lukin, Mark Bernes

Votes: 97

24. The Czar Wants to Sleep (1934)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A sarcastic comedy about the Imperial Russian bureaucracy, based on the eponymous novella by Yuri Tynyanov. Set in the reign of Emperor Paul I. A copying error by a military scribe turns ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Faintsimmer | Stars: Mikhail Yanshin, Boris Gorin-Goryainov, Nina Shaternikova, Sofiya Magarill

Votes: 99

25. Lenin in 1918 (1939)

130 min | Drama

6.7
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Historical-revolutionary film about Lenin's activities in the first years of Soviet power.

Directors: Mikhail Romm, E. Aron, Isidor Simkov | Stars: Boris Shchukin, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Aleksandr Shatov, Vasiliy Markov

Votes: 163

26. Road to Life (1931)

Passed | 105 min | Drama

7.1
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Young hobos are brought to a new camp to become good Soviet citizens. This camp works without any guards, and it works well. But crooks kill one of the young people when they try to damage ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolai Ekk | Stars: Nikolay Batalov, Yvan Kyrlya, Mikhail Dzhagofarov, Mikhail Zharov

Votes: 307

27. Yunost Maksima (1935)

92 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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A 1935 USA trade-paper reviewer called it... "an impressive and technically outstanding historical drama dealing with czarist terrorism and revolutionary boiling in the days of 1907. ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigoriy Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg | Stars: Boris Chirkov, Valentina Kibardina, Mikhail Tarkhanov, Stepan Kayukov

Votes: 206

28. The Golden Key (1939)

70 min | Family, Fantasy

6.8
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The adventures of a wooden boy.

Director: Aleksandr Ptushko | Stars: Aleksandr Shchagin, Sergey Martinson, Olga Shaganova-Obraztsova, Georgiy Uvarov

Votes: 140

29. Caucasian Love (1928)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Two members of opposing villages fall in love.

Director: Nikoloz Shengelaia | Stars: Aleksandre Imedashvili, Kokhta Karalashvili, Kira Andronikashvili, Ilia Mamporia

Votes: 100

30. Marionettes (1934)

83 min | Comedy

6.5
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Political pamphlet, ridiculing fascists ready to fly to the arms against Soviet Union. The owners of the capitalist world are frightened by approaching of crisis and height of revolutionary... See full summary »

Directors: Yakov Protazanov, Porfiri Podobed | Stars: Anatoli Ktorov, Nikolai Radin, Valentina Tokarskaya, Konstantin Zubov

Votes: 44

31. And Quiet Flows the Don (1930)

75 min | Drama

7.3
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Directors: Ivan Pravov, Olga Preobrazhenskaya, Mikhail Provor | Stars: Nikolay Podgorny, Andrei Abrikosov, Emma Tsesarskaya, Raisa Puzhnaya

Votes: 69

32. Three Thieves (1926)

66 min | Comedy

7.2
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Who is a thief - a street pickpocket, a social lion or a banker? The thief is the one who takes it small, the man with prospects is called a winner.

Director: Yakov Protazanov | Stars: Olga Zhizneva, Nikolai Prozorovsky, Vladimir Fogel, Daniil Vvedenskiy

Votes: 109

33. 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: 146

34. On His Own (1939)

100 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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For the family really no money, Alexei began to make a living. Everything was limited to dirty chores, but while reading could end his depression. After hard working experience, he was ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Donskoy | Stars: Aleksei Lyarsky, Irina Zarubina, Varvara Massalitinova, Ye. Lilina

Votes: 169

35. Man from the Restaurant (1927)

62 min | Drama

7.0
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An elderly man works as a waiter at a luxurious restaurant. He's content and full of hope, and treasures his family more than anything. But it's time of the First World War and news from the front change his life.

Director: Yakov Protazanov | Stars: Michael Chekhov, Mikhail Klimov, Mikhail Narokov, Stepan Kuznetsov

Votes: 87

36. New Horizons (1939)

92 min | Drama

6.4
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Directors: Grigoriy Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg | Stars: Boris Chirkov, Valentina Kibardina, Mikhail Zharov, Natalya Uzhviy

Votes: 104

37. The Thirteen (1937)

90 min | Adventure, War

7.0
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A band of soldiers, escorting some civilians across an Asian wasteland , are set upon and surrounded at a waterhole by a notorious horde of bandits . The soldiers determine to hold off the ... See full summary »

Director: Mikhail Romm | Stars: Ivan Novoseltsev, Yelena Kuzmina, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Andrey Fayt

Votes: 157

38. Shors (1939)

92 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.3
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Biography of Ukrainian revolutionary Nikolai Alexandrovitch Shchors. Shchors leads the peasants and workers to advance on Kiev.

Directors: Aleksandr Dovzhenko, Yuliya Solntseva | Stars: Evgeniy Samoylov, Ivan Skuratov, Yu. Bantysh, D. Barbinski

Votes: 119

39. House of Greed (1934)

70 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Aleksandr Ivanovsky | Stars: Vladimir Gardin, Tatyana Bulakh-Gardina, Nina Latonina, Yekaterina Korchagina-Aleksandrovskaya

Votes: 14

40. Alone (1931)

90 min | Drama

7.1
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The story of a newly graduated Leningrad teacher, Yelena Kuzmina. She goes furniture shopping with her fiance, Petya, and in a fantasy sequence she imagines teaching a class of neat, ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigoriy Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg | Stars: Yelena Kuzmina, Pyotr Sobolevsky, Sergey Gerasimov, Mariya Babanova

Votes: 167

41. Conquest of Peter the Great (1938)

96 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Nikolai Simonov, Alla Tarasova, Nikolay Cherkasov, Irina Zarubina

Votes: 97

42. The Lonely White Sail (1937)

92 min | Adventure

6.6
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Two young boys strive to save the life of an officer trapped by the White Russians. Their efforts are both comic and dramatic.

Director: Vladimir Legoshin | Stars: Igor But, Boris Runge, Aleksandr Melnikov, Nikolai Plotnikov

Votes: 57

43. Great Citizen (1938)

114 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Fridrikh Ermler | Stars: Nikolay Bogolyubov, Ivan Bersenev, Oleg Zhakov, Zoya Fyodorova

Votes: 61

44. Golden Mountains (1931)

129 min | Drama

6.5
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Soviet proletarian film about anti-war strike at St Petersburg factory, 1914. Resembles Pudovkin's classic "End of St. Petersburg," made 4 years earlier: backward lad (Poslavsky) from poor ... See full summary »

Director: Sergei Yutkevich | Stars: Boris Poslavsky, Yuri Korvin-Krukovsky, Boris Feodosyev, Ivan Shtraukh

Votes: 30

45. Thunderstorm (1934)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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Events take place in the first half of the XIX century in the invented small town Kalinov. Here family of Kobanovy lives: merchant mother-woman, her adult children - Tikhon and Varvara, ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Alla Tarasova, Ivan Chuvelyov, Mikhail Tsaryov, Varvara Massalitinova

Votes: 46

46. The Bear's Wedding (1925)

68 min | Drama, Horror

6.9
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Directors: Konstantin Eggert, Vladimir Gardin | Stars: Konstantin Eggert, Vera Malinovskaya, B. Afonin, Varvara Alyokhina

Votes: 17

47. Three Women (1936)

95 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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Director: Lev Arnshtam | Stars: Yanina Zheymo, Irina Zarubina, Zoya Fyodorova, I. Antipova

Votes: 40

48. Yellow Pass (1928)

80 min | Drama

6.7
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Jacob, a farmer, returns from the war to his wife Marie and begs the landlord baron for a plot of land to rent. The Baron grants the request, but only for a barren, rocky, useless acreage. ... See full summary »

Director: Fyodor Otsep | Stars: Anna Sten, Ivan Koval-Samborsky, Mikhail Narokov, Vladimir Fogel

Votes: 51

49. Yeyo put (1929)

65 min | Drama

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Directors: Dmitri Poznansky, Aleksandr Shtrizhak | Stars: Emma Tsesarskaya, Aleksandr Zhukov, Karl Gurnyak, A. Otradin

50. Life Is Beautiful (1930)

96 min | Romance

7.4
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Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller | Stars: Aleksandr Baturin, Yevgeniya Rogulina, Mariya Belousova, Andrei Gorchilin

Votes: 52


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