7.0/10
329
7 user 2 critic

Ukroshcheniye ognya (1972)

About Russian space program and missile industry, and it's founder Sergei P. Korolev, from the 1920s to the first man in space in 1961.
Reviews
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A Siberian farm-worker and his wife travel south for their first holiday, meeting characters such as a smooth-talking con man and a professor of folklore, who invites them to stop off in Moscow.

Director: Vasiliy Shukshin
Stars: Lidiya Fedoseeva-Shukshina, Vasiliy Shukshin, Vsevolod Sanaev
Adyutant ego prevoskhoditelstva (TV Mini-Series 1970)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

During the civil war Captain Pavel Koltsov, a Red Army secret agent, is sent on a mission to the White Army headquarters.

Stars: Yuriy Solomin, Vladislav Strzhelchik, Vladimir Kozel
Predsedatel (1964)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After World War II ends, soldier Yegor Trubnikov comes back to his native village to restore the ruined collective farm facilities. Rebuilding the kolkhoz is as hard for him as fighting the war.

Director: Aleksei Saltykov
Stars: Mikhail Ulyanov, Ivan Lapikov, Nonna Mordyukova
D'artagnan and Three Musketeers (TV Mini-Series 1979)
Adventure | History | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Cardinal Richelieu to usurp King Louis XIII's power.

Stars: Mikhail Boyarskiy, Venyamin Smekhov, Igor Starygin
Chapayev (1934)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In Moscow from a distant village comes a rustic Russian woman. The first person she meets is a surprisingly intelligent cab driver. They meet by chance and do not even go out on a date, yet... See full summary »

Director: Tatyana Lioznova
Stars: Tatyana Doronina, Oleg Efremov, Vyacheslav Shalevich
Obsession (1965)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Student Shurik has just two hours before the beginning of the exam and he has no lectures notes.

Director: Leonid Gaidai
Stars: Aleksandr Demyanenko, Natalya Seleznyova, Valeriy Nosik
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Petukhov S.D., one of local authorities, gets into tickler upon arriving from 3 days trip.

Director: Leonid Gaidai
Stars: Rostislav Plyatt, Georgiy Vitsin, Vera Altayskaya
Sportloto-82 (1982)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Adventurous comedy about a bunch of people hunting the winning lottery ticket.

Director: Leonid Gaidai
Stars: Algis Arlauskas, Svetlana Amanova, Mikhail Pugovkin
Kommunist (1958)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In 1919 workers arrive by train in the middle of the Taiga in order to construct a town. They fell trees and unload bricks from the train for that purpose. The newly arrived hero Vasilij is... See full summary »

Director: Yuli Raizman
Stars: Evgeniy Urbanskiy, Sofya Pavlova, Evgeniy Shutov
Documentary | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A documentary about the rise and fall of fascism and the effects of Nazism on German society.

Director: Mikhail Romm
Stars: Mikhail Romm, Marlene Dietrich, Joseph Goebbels
Bootleggers (1962)
Short | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two stories, both about three stupid guys who get screwed by their dog.

Director: Leonid Gaidai
Stars: Evgeniy Morgunov, Georgiy Vitsin, Yuriy Nikulin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kirill Lavrov ... Andrei Bashkirtsev
Ada Rogovtseva ... Natasha
Igor Gorbachyov ... Evgeniy Ognev
Andrei Popov ... Nikolay Logunov
Igor Vladimirov ... Anatoliy Golovin
Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy ... Konstantin Tsiolkovskiy
Vsevolod Safonov ... Leonid Sretenskiy
Zinoviy Gerdt ... Artur Kartashov
Svetlana Korkoshko ... Zoya Konstantinova
Petr Shelokhonov ... Mikhail Karelin (as P. Shelokhonov)
Yuri Leonidov ... Morozov (as Yu. Leonidov)
Igor Petrovsky Igor Petrovsky ... (as I. Petrovsky)
Andro Kobaladze Andro Kobaladze ... Iosif Stalin (as A. Kobaladze)
Galiks Kolchitskiy ... Igor Kurchatov (as G. Kolchinsky)
Lavr Lyndin Lavr Lyndin ... First Cosmonaut (as L. Lyndin)
Edit

Storyline

1930 year. Young Andrei Bashkirtsev, just graduated from school, goes to Moscow with drawings of a self-constructed airplane. Illiterate drawings are rejected, but Bashkirtsev does not abandon his dream - to build a jet-engine aircraft. But life disposes differently, and Bashkirtsev becomes the first person in Soviet rocket engineering. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

June 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Taming of the Fire See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlantic Ocean See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Mono (35 mm prints)| 70 mm 6-Track

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Actual launches of Soviet space rockets were filmed in 1970 and 1971 at Baykonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Important document of Russian history
16 December 2009 | by gaidar69See all my reviews

Ukroshcheniye ognya (1972) is probably among several most important visual documents of the 20th Century Russian\Soviet history. The film was made in dangerous times of the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the USA, when the two superpowers were about to destroy each other with nuclear missiles. Deadly Russian missiles and nuclear explosions, and more interesting stuff is superbly shown in this epic film. It isn't important that the leading character is based on Sergei Korolyov, who was the number one rocket scientist in the Soviet Union. More important about this movie is the rare view through the Iron Curtain, an original insight into the Kremlin politics, some intriguing atmosphere of Soviet secrecy and enigmatic ambiance of Russian military science of that era. Lavrov's acting is superb, as he leads a nice ensemble of top Russian stars, such as Smoktunovsky, Kuznetsova, Gerdt and Popov with other actors. Excellent cinematography with two cameras. Powerful depiction of the first military use of missiles during the Nazi invasion of Russia in WWII. Interesting shots of Russian space centers and rare footages from the original flight of Gagarin - the first man in space. This epic is a desirable collector's item.


7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed