7.2/10
225
3 user 3 critic

Doroga k zvezdam (1957)

A groundbreaking popular science fiction film about the past and future of astronautics, from the first experiments by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky to the manned spaceflight and colonization of the Moon.

Director:

Pavel Klushantsev
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Planeta bur (1962)
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Cosmonauts land on the planet Venus. However, they find themselves in danger from the voracious monsters they find on it.

Director: Pavel Klushantsev
Stars: Vladimir Yemelyanov, Georgi Zhzhyonov, Gennadi Vernov
The Moon (1965)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Story of the Moon told by scientists. The prospects of the Moon's future exploration by humans with elements of science fiction dramatization by actors in the final part of the film.

Director: Pavel Klushantsev
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A rocket from a distant planet approaching Earth must land on Mars due to a technical defect, thus the inhabitants of the Earth rush to their help.

Directors: Mikhail Karzhukov, Otar Koberidze
Stars: Larisa Gordeichik, Boris Borisenko, Otar Koberidze
Mars (1968)
Documentary | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In the movie it is told (on the basis of scientific these 1960th years) about physical conditions on the planet Mars, a possibility of life and hypothetical forms of vegetation on her, ... See full summary »

Director: Pavel Klushantsev
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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
The Sky Calls (1959)
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

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

Directors: Mikhail Karzhukov, Aleksandr Kozyr, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Ivan Pereverzev, Aleksandr Shvorin, Linda Barrett
Golem (1980)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The film is set in a terrorizing world of the future, where technology commands the movements of individuals, supervised by the doctors, carrying out a program to improve the human race. ... See full summary »

Director: Piotr Szulkin
Stars: Marek Walczewski, Krystyna Janda, Joanna Zólkowska
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

When an alien artifact discovered on Earth is found to have come from Venus, an international team of astronauts embarks to investigate its origins.

Director: Kurt Maetzig
Stars: Yôko Tani, Oldrich Lukes, Ignacy Machowski
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A tenacious scientist blasts off for the moon in hopes of riches that may be found there.

Director: Fritz Lang
Stars: Klaus Pohl, Willy Fritsch, Gustav von Wangenheim
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A female creature created in space tries to live on earth and has special (and sometimes dangerous) powers.

Directors: Richard Viktorov, Nikolay Viktorov
Stars: Yelena Metyolkina, Vadim Ledogorov, Uldis Lieldidzs
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strangely.

Director: Jack Arnold
Stars: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

When Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.

Director: Jack Arnold
Stars: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Georgi Solovyov Georgi Solovyov ... Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leonid Khmara Leonid Khmara ... Narrator (voice)
Georgi Kulbush ... Astronaut
Edit

Storyline

Released one month after the launch of Sputnik 1, Klushantsev's trailblazing visualisation of the past, present and imagined future of the Soviet space programme became electrifying propaganda when a clip was shown by Walter Cronkite on the CBS Evening News.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

4 June 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Road to the Stars See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White | Color (Sovcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in The Star Dreamer (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Amazing!
30 June 2009 | by LJ27See all my reviews

This is a Soviet documentary about space exploration and since I don't speak Russian, I have no idea what was said or how accurate it was but the visuals alone make this worth seeking out and it's a hard one to track down but keep looking - it's worth searching for. The copyright on the film itself is 1957 but it probably didn't get shown outside Russia until 1958. ROAD TO THE STARS has some of the best miniature photography I have ever seen. The scope of what they portray will truly fill you with a sense of wonder. It will seem a little dated obviously but that's okay. The science part is pretty dull but stay awake for the fine special effects. Watching ROAD TO THE STARS, I felt as if I had uncovered some buried priceless treasure.


19 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed