Feature Film Kazakh (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Laskovoe bezrazlichie mira (2018)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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After her father's untimely death, Saltanat is forced to trade her idyllic countryside life for the cruel city. She has to find money to pay off the large family debt that her father left ... See full summary »

Director: Adilkhan Yerzhanov | Stars: Sultan Abzalov, Tulemis Alishev, Dinara Baktybaeva, Kulzhamilya Belzhanova

Votes: 151

2. Nomad: The Warrior (2005)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

6.0
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49 Metascore

A historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan, where a young man is destined to unite the country's three warring tribes.

Directors: Sergei Bodrov, Ivan Passer | Stars: Kuno Becker, Jason Scott Lee, Jay Hernandez, Zhansaya Saparkhanova

Votes: 3,540 | Gross: $0.08M

3. Tulpan (2008)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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88 Metascore

On the steppes of Kazakhstan, Asa lives in a yurt with his sister Samal, her husband Ondas, and their three children. Ondas is a herdsman, tough and strong. It's dry, dusty, and windy; too ... See full summary »

Director: Sergei Dvortsevoy | Stars: Askhat Kuchencherekov, Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Samal Yeslyamova, Ondas Besikbasov

Votes: 2,886 | Gross: $0.16M

4. Ozen (2018)

108 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

Director: Emir Baigazin | Stars: Zhalgas Klanov, Zhasulan Userbayev, Ruslan Userbayev, Bagdaulet Sagindikov

Votes: 54

5. Zhauzhürek myng bala (2012)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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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.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Asylkhan Tolypov, Ayan Utepbergen, Kuralai Anabekova, Tlektes Meiramov

Votes: 664

6. Shal (2012)

102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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This is a survival story - a Hemingway's 'Old Man and the Sea' as if written for our days.

Director: Ermek Tursunov | Stars: Ondas Besikbasov, Erbolat Toguzakov

Votes: 540

7. Uroki garmonii (2013)

120 min | Drama

7.3
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Lonely Kazakh teenager Aslan is bullied at his new school. He prepares himself for a bloody revenge on the school bully Bolat.

Director: Emir Baigazin | Stars: Timur Aidarbekov, Aslan Anarbayev, Mukhtar Andassov, Anelya Adilbekova

Votes: 781

8. Diamond Sword (2017)

133 min | History

7.4
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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 »

Director: Rustem Abdrashev | Stars: Kayrat Kemalo, Doskhan Zholzhaksynov

Votes: 172

9. Tomyris

Drama, History | Filming

This is the story of the life of the great queen of of the steppe - legendary Tomyris. She is destined to become a skillful warrior, survive the loss of close people and unite the Saka tribes under her authority.

Director: Akan Satayev

10. The Wounded Angel (2016)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

6.7
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Four loosely connected stories set in a small town in Kazakhstan at the beginning of the 90s, a time of transition from the Soviet era to a new state with emotional and economic depression.... See full summary »

Director: Emir Baigazin | Stars: Omar Adilov, Timur Aidarbekov, Madiyar Aripbay, Anzara Barlykova

Votes: 188

11. Last Holiday (1996)

Drama

8.8
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May Day in Alma Ata, 1979. Valera, Karim and Jacob are a crew of hard-partying, drug-taking teenagers looking for kicks during their spring holiday, and they break into the bar at the ... See full summary »

Director: Amir Karakulov

Votes: 13

12. Anaga aparar jol (2016)

130 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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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.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Bolat Abdilmanov, Adil Akhmetov, Berik Aytzhanov, Aruzhan Jazilbekova

Votes: 28

13. Zhat (2015)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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Yermek Tursunov (Kelin, The Old Man) completes his trilogy about Kazakh identity, in which an orphaned young boy takes to the mountains and lives among a pack of wolves in the days before WWII.

Director: Ermek Tursunov | Stars: Mikhail Karpov, Roza Khayrullina, Erzhan Nurymbet

Votes: 30

14. Student (2012)

90 min | Drama

5.6
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63 Metascore

A solitary philosophy student steers his directionless life toward a violent crime, spurred on by a post-Soviet order characterized by growing inequality, institutional corruption and a ... See full summary »

Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Ermek Ahmetov, Erkebulan Almanov, Amangeldy Aytaly, Nurlan Bajtasov

Votes: 169

15. Pozdnyaya lyubov (2010)

Comedy

7.1
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Director: Sabit Kurmanbekov | Stars: Natalya Arinbasarova, Gérard Depardieu, Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev, Bolat Kalymbetov

Votes: 8

16. Chouga (2007)

91 min | Drama

7.3
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A transposition of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina to the modern day city of Almaty.

Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Aidos Sagatov, Alnur Turgambayeva

Votes: 44

17. Qosh bol, Gülsary! (2008)

102 min | Drama

6.8
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Tanabay is a proud Kazakh war hero and loyal Communist who is pressured into taking a position as a herdsman in a collective farm in the Stalinist era after WWII. The pride and joy of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ardak Amirkulov | Stars: Dokhdurbek Kydyraliyev, Raikhan Aitkhozhanova, Janel Makazhanova, Nurlan Sanzhar

Votes: 19

18. Talan (2018)

104 min | Drama

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Director: Bolat Kalymbetov

19. Amanat (2016)

127 min | Drama

8.8
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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.

Director: Satybaldy Narymbetov | Stars: Dulyga Akmolda, Kuralai Anabekova, Berik Aytzhanov, Aziz Beyshenaliev

Votes: 11

20. Prikosnoveniye (1989)

75 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Director: Amanzhol Aituarov | Stars: Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev, S. Kunushaliyeva, T. Kuanyshev

Votes: 44

21. Jol (2001)

85 min

6.9
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A film director takes to the road on a trip to visit his sick mother and we follow his thoughts and human encounters along the way.

Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Jamshed Usmonov, Saule Toktybayeva, Alnur Turgambayeva, Magjane Omirbayev

Votes: 96

22. Kardiogramma (1995)

75 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Baurzhan Akhmetov, Zhasulan Asauov, Asil Badayev, Almas Bekgullayev

Votes: 119

23. Kairat (1992)

72 min | Drama

7.1
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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.

Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Samat Beysenbin, Baljan Bisembekova, Indira Jeksembaeva, Kairat Mahmetov

Votes: 229

24. Okhotnik (2004)

93 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Serik Aprimov | Stars: Kidiraliev Dogdurbek, Dokhdurbek Kydyraliyev, Gulnazid Omarova, Alibek Zhuasbaev

Votes: 99

25. Vozvrashchenie v 'A' (2011)

116 min | Drama, War

5.7
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Director: Egor Konchalovskiy | Stars: Farkhad Abdraimov, Nurullo Abdullayev, Daniyar Ahmetov, Grigoriy Antipenko

Votes: 17

26. Bopem (2015)

78 min | Drama

7.0
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Teenager Ruslan is a half-orphan who lives by the dried Aral Sea. When he learns that due to serious illness he has no more than 3 months to live, Ruslan decides to punish those responsible for the death of his beloved mother.

Director: Zhanna Issabayeva | Stars: Bekarys Abdigappar, Ruslan Abibullayev

Votes: 21

27. Returnee (2017)

95 min | Drama

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The family of repatriate Saparkul return to their historic homeland: cross the border post Turkmenistan, enter the courtyard of the migration police, pass registration and other formalities.

Director: Sabit Kurmanbekov | Star: Dulyga Akmolda

28. Kniga legend: Tainstvennyy les (2012)

105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

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Bakha and Takha are the sons of a well-known businessman who are really into adventures and surprises. Once, the boys come across a story about the Queen of the Turkic Amazons who needs ... See full summary »

Director: Akhat Ibraev | Stars: Daulet Abdigapar, Farkhad Abdraimov, Dinmukhamet Akhimov, Zhan Baizhanbayev

29. Satash (2018)

91 min | Drama, Western

5.3
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Director: Tolegen Baitukenov

Votes: 6

30. Moy greshnyy angel (2012)

Romance

4.8
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The hardships encountered by Aisha, a young Kazakh singer, whose dream is to sing in Paris.

Director: Talgat Temenov | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Talgat Temenov

Votes: 5

31. Ghalamtordaghy makhabbat (2012)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

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Director: Amir Karakulov | Stars: Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Vitaliy Kupriyanov, Aleksandra Morozova, Artur Smolyaninov

32. Abai (1995)

139 min | Drama

4.5
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Director: Ardak Amirkulov | Stars: Gabiden Turykbayev, Tungyshbai Al-Tarazi, Bolot Beyshenaliev, Farida Zhantelova

Votes: 8

33. Taraz (2016)

82 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Socio-criminal drama that tells a story of friendship of men from a ghetto of Taraz city. The meeting with the angry and armed son of the local bandit becomes the key turning point in lives of three individuals and their relatives.

Director: Nurtas Adambay | Stars: Nurtas Adambay, Yerkebulan Daiyrov, Assan Mazhit

Votes: 33

34. Eagle Hunter's Son (2009)

90 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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Twelve-year-old Bazarbai is unlike other Nomad boys his age. He dreams of leaving behind the green pastures of his native Western Mongolian province, lured instead by the call of the urban ... See full summary »

Director: René Bo Hansen | Stars: Bazarbai Matei, Serikbai Khulan, Mardan Matei, Asilbek Badelkhan

Votes: 125

35. Stranger (1993)

R

6.9
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Director: Timur Sulejmenov | Stars: Kasym Dzhekibayev, Kanat Esemtayev, Jonathan Goldstein, Rusanna Goncharova

Votes: 12

36. Azghyin ushtykzyn'azaby (1993)

82 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Yermek Shinarbayev | Stars: Adilkhan Essenboulatov, Saoule Souleymenova, Yuliya Zhukova

Votes: 6

37. Dorogie moi deti (2009)

97 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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Amidst the plains of the Kazakhstan steppes lives a mother and Eldon, the youngest of her five grown-up children. Whilst his four siblings have all married and left home, he and his mother ... See full summary »

Director: Zhanna Issabayeva | Stars: Alikhan Idrisheva, Erbolat Tolegenov, Aikyn Kalykov, Raya Adygenova

Votes: 11

38. Kek (2006)

95 min | Drama

8.5
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A "Romeo & Juliet"-type tale of forbidden loves on the steppes of Kazakhstan. Yershora, a maiden from the Adai clan, instantly falls in love with Zhemal from the neighboring Zhaumit clan. ... See full summary »

Director: Damir Manabai | Stars: Zukhra Tassyrova, Yerik Zholzhaksynov, Niyaz Abdigapparov, Aldabek Shalbayev

Votes: 13

39. Ostrov vozrozhdeniya (2004)

Drama

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Rebirth Island examines the origins of the Aral Sea environmental disaster.

Director: Rustem Abdrashev | Stars: Temirjan Daniyarov, Janel Makazhanova, Sayat Merekenov

Votes: 8

40. Letters to an Angel (2009)

92 min | Drama

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A writer tells stories from his latest novel with a women whom has taken him to her home.

Director: Yermek Shinarbayev | Stars: Amir Alpiev, Ilya Lyubimov, Ayganim Sadykova

41. Would You Like to Stargaze

Drama | Post-production

A collection of short films.

Director: Emir Baigazin

42. Poslednie kholoda (1993)

70 min | Drama

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Directors: Bulat Iskakov, Bolat Kalymbetov | Stars: Kseniya Baranova, Vitaliy Gusev, Nariman Bekturov, Vasili Galganov

43. God drakona (1981)

88 min | Drama

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Directors: Asanali Ashimov, Guk In Tsoi | Stars: Oraz Amangeldyyev, Bimbulat Vatayev, Tamara Yandiyeva, Yusupzhan Saitov

44. Bauyr (2013)

97 min | Drama

7.3
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Small village in the mountains of Kazakhstan. The protagonist is a nine-year-old boy, Yerken, who resourcefully lives by himself. Finally the day comes when his older brother returns home. ... See full summary »

Director: Serik Aprimov | Stars: Alisher Aprymov, Almat Galym

Votes: 17

45. Kurko (2015)

Drama

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Director: Kenzhebek Shaikakov

46. Karoy (2007)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A dramatic comedy about a pathological liar from Kazakhstan.

Director: Zhanna Issabayeva | Stars: Dinara Abikeyeva, Boranbek Akhmetov, Zhanbolat Ardak, Beknazar Bektursinov

Votes: 33

47. Golubinyj zvonar (1994)

70 min

7.4
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A tale of star-crossed lovers set on the lonesome plains of Kazakhstan.

Director: Amir Karakulov | Stars: Elmira Makhmutova, Chingiz Nogalbayev

Votes: 14

48. Akkyz (2011)

62 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Zhanabek Zhetiruov

Votes: 16

49. Gakku (2011)

Drama

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Director: Gaziz Nasyrov | Stars: Mariam Gaibova, Elvira Yasanina, Erzjan Amirkulov, Murat Patarov

50. Jylama (2003)

80 min | Drama

6.9
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the story of a Chinese-trained opera singer living in a remote Kazakh village with her grandmother and her ailing young niece. The bulk of the action consists of the steadfast heroine ... See full summary »

Director: Amir Karakulov

Votes: 7


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