Drama

The Return
8.0

The Return

Jun. 25, 2003

The Return

A story of two Russian boys whose father suddenly returns home after a 12-year absence. He takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a ...
At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own
7.6

At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own

Following the Russian Civil War, a loyal Red, Shilov, must prove he is at home among strangers as he attempts to recapture a shipment of gold ...
Elena
7.3

Elena

Jun. 06, 2011

Elena

Vladimir is reaching the end of his life and decides to leave his wealth to his only daughter, cutting out his wife and her son from his will.
Roads to Koktebel
7.0

Roads to Koktebel

Sep. 25, 2003

Roads to Koktebel

A widowed aeronautics engineer, who has lost his job, travels with his son hopping freight trains from Moscow to Koktebel, a town by the Black ...
How I Ended This Summer
7.0

How I Ended This Summer

Two men at a remote Arctic base begin mistrusting each other after an important radio message.
The Postman’s White Nights
7.1

The Postman’s White Nights

The film represents life in a godforsaken Russian village. The only way to reach the mainland is to cross the lake by boat and a postman became ...
Taurus
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Taurus

Jan. 01, 2001

Taurus

The film is set inside a russian mansion and begins with morning procedures for one of 1900s most controversial politicians, Lenin.
Tough Kids
7.5

Tough Kids

Nov. 05, 1983

Tough Kids

A former athlete runs a camp dedicated to reforming juvenile criminals, a tough job with no quick payoffs.
Lady with the Dog
7.4
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Lady with the Dog

Jan. 28, 1960

Lady with the Dog

On holiday in Yalta, Muscovite banker Dimitri Gurov contrives to meet a young woman who walks her dog. She’s Anna Sergeyovna, trapped in a ...
The Sniffer
7.2

The Sniffer

Nov. 11, 2013

The Sniffer

An extraordinary sense of smell gives a crime investigator unique insight into solving mysteries, but his gift takes a toll on his personal life.
Shadow Boxing 3. The Final Round
5.8
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Shadow Boxing 3. The Final Round

Champion boxer Artyom Kolchin climbed all conceivable heights and became a national hero. He does not enter the boxing ring any more, rather ...
Shadowboxing
5.9

Shadowboxing

Mar. 05, 2005

Shadowboxing

Artem Kolchin was one of many, but he wanted glory. And he has chosen the way: he became the boxer. Now Artem the applicant for a champion title, ...
Legend No. 17
7.6
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Legend No. 17

Apr. 17, 2013

Legend No. 17

Biopic of Russian ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov from early childhood, rising to the pinnacle of the sport and his untimely death
Exchange Wedding
4.9

Exchange Wedding

Apr. 15, 2011

Exchange Wedding

Sonya, a popular super model, proposes to Sasha in order to irritate her boyfriend, a famous TV star Ruslan – and adventures begin…
Hipsters
7.1
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Hipsters

Dec. 25, 2008

Hipsters

In this hit Russian musical, a group of friends flaunts Soviet authority in 1950s Moscow by embracing jazz. When Communist Mels falls for Polly, ...
Soulless
6.4
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Soulless

Oct. 04, 2012

Soulless

It’s a story of 29-year-old top-manager Max who is really sure he is absolutely successful. All his life is around earning and spending ...
The General Line
7.2

The General Line

Nov. 07, 1929

The General Line

Also known as The Old and the New (Staroye i Novoye), The General Line illustrates Lenin’s stated imperative that the nation move from agrarian ...
Thunderstorm
6.9

Thunderstorm

Mar. 25, 1934

Thunderstorm

The cinematic adaptation of “The Storm” play by Aleksandr Ostrovsky. In a provincial town on the Volga River, the young and sensitive ...
By the Bluest of Seas
7.1

By the Bluest of Seas

Apr. 01, 1936

By the Bluest of Seas

Yussuf and Aliosha are two shipwrecked sailor on an island in the Caspian Sea. They start working has sailor and mechanic for the fishboats of ...
The Youth of Maxim
6.7

The Youth of Maxim

Jan. 28, 1935

The Youth of Maxim

A 1935 USA trade-paper reviewer called it… “an impressive and technically outstanding historical drama dealing with czarist terrorism ...
Moscow That Weeps and Laughs
7.3

Moscow That Weeps and Laughs

Young and beautiful girl (Anna Sten), lives near Moscow, earning a making hats for the fashion store in Moscow. Due to the requirements of the ...
Dream
7.2

Dream

Nov. 11, 1941

Dream

The spiritual and material misery of a group of people inhabiting the hotel of the title during the War.
Strike
7.6

Strike

Apr. 28, 1925

Strike

The film depicts a strike in 1903 by the workers of a factory in pre-revolutionary Russia, and their subsequent suppression. The film is most ...
The Overcoat
6.8

The Overcoat

May. 10, 1926

The Overcoat

Soviet film based on Nikolai Gogol stories “Nevsky Prospekt” and “The Overcoat”.
General Suvorov
6.9

General Suvorov

Jan. 23, 1941

General Suvorov

Primarily a biographical documentary about the military career of Alexander Vasilvich Suvorov, who was Field Marshal of the armies of Catherine ...
Kutuzov
7.1

Kutuzov

Jun. 06, 1943

Kutuzov

A biopic about Prince Kutuzov, the defeater of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Masquerade
6.9

Masquerade

Jan. 01, 1941

Masquerade

Taken from a Lermentov play, Sergey Gerasimov’s Maskarad (1941) begins when beautiful Nina (Makarova) loses a bracelet during a masked ...
Mashenka
7.5

Mashenka

Apr. 09, 1942

Mashenka

The tumultuous life of a young telegraph operator during the war years.
Storm Over Asia
7.1

Storm Over Asia

Nov. 10, 1928

Storm Over Asia

In 1918 a young and simple Mongol herdsman and trapper is cheated out of a valuable fox fur by a European capitalist fur trader. Ostracized from ...
Road to Life
7.0

Road to Life

Mar. 12, 1931

Road to Life

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 ...
The New Babylon
7.4

The New Babylon

Jan. 01, 1929

The New Babylon

In the early days of the industrial revolution, a young shop worker falls in love with a soldier before he goes off to war.
The Last Attraction
6.9

The Last Attraction

Sep. 08, 1929

The Last Attraction

A travelling circus troupe during the Civil War. A kommissar tries to transfer the wagon into an agit-prop van. The Whites conquer the town. The ...
The End of St. Petersburg
7.3

The End of St. Petersburg

The End of St. Petersburg (Russian: Конец Санкт-Петербурга, translit. Konets Sankt-Peterburga) is a 1927 silent film directed by Vsevolod ...
Traffic Officer
7.1

Traffic Officer

Jun. 06, 1982

Traffic Officer

A comic drama about a permanently going duel between Traffic Officer and powerful businessman.
Outskirts
7.2

Outskirts

Mar. 24, 1933

Outskirts

Outskirts is an internationally renowned masterpiece of early sound cinema. In a remote Russian village during World War I, colorful and nuanced ...
The Queen of Spades
7.0

The Queen of Spades

Apr. 01, 1916

The Queen of Spades

While hosting a game of cards one night, Narumov tells his friends a story about his grandmother, a Countess. As a young woman, she had once ...
Trees Grow on the Stones Too
7.1

Trees Grow on the Stones Too

Vikings attack Kuksja’s village, and end up bringing him along on their ship because they believe he is good luck. After proving himself in ...
Bed and Sofa
7.5

Bed and Sofa

Mar. 15, 1927

Bed and Sofa

Russian writer/director Abram Room never again made anything as good–or as highly individual–as his 1927 silent film Bed and Sofa. In ...
Earth
7.3

Earth

Apr. 08, 1930

Earth

In the peaceful countryside, Vassily opposes the rich kulaks over the coming of collective farming.
Little Alexander
7.1

Little Alexander

Jun. 06, 1981

Little Alexander

May of 1945. Soviet soldiers conducting an operation to rescue the children in a small town in the territory of Germany.
The Turning Point
6.3

The Turning Point

Jul. 19, 1945

The Turning Point

A Soviet 1945 film directed by Fridrikh Ermler based on a screenplay by Boris Chirskov. The film was one of the Cannes top prize winners of 1946.
Chapaev
7.3

Chapaev

Nov. 07, 1934

Chapaev

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 ...
The Village Teacher
6.6

The Village Teacher

Jun. 06, 1947

The Village Teacher

A life-long story of a romantic school teacher who left imperial St. Petersburg for teaching country children. Driven by noble intentions to ...
The Commissar
7.4

The Commissar

Jun. 06, 1967

The Commissar

Klavdia Vavilova, a Red Army cavalry commissar, is waylaid by an unexpected pregnancy. She stays with a Jewish family to give birth and is ...
The Childhood of Maxim Gorky
7.3

The Childhood of Maxim Gorky

The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (Detstvo Gorkovo) was the first of Russian director Mark Donski’s trilogy based upon Gorky’s memoirs. ...
The Mermaid
5.3

The Mermaid

Mar. 30, 1910

The Mermaid

‘Rusalka’ – or, ‘Mermaid.’ Based on Pushkin, an opera by Dargomizhsky, and other sources: A prince and a ...
The Youth of Peter
7.0

The Youth of Peter

Jun. 06, 1980

The Youth of Peter

The years of the tsar’s adolescence and youth were permeated with deadly danger coming from some of the Boyars, the rebellious Streltsy and ...
The Anna Cross
7.2

The Anna Cross

Jan. 01, 1954

The Anna Cross

Based on the short story by A. P. Chekhov. Beggar 18-year-old beauty Anna marries a rich 52-year-old official to help her father and brothers. ...
Different Fortunes
7.2

Different Fortunes

Sep. 21, 1956

Different Fortunes

The film’s young heroes happened to be the participants of several love triangles at once. Infidelity and betrayal, love and faithfulness were ...
Arsenal
7.2
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Arsenal

Feb. 25, 1929

Arsenal

Set in the bleak aftermath and devastation of the World War I, a recently demobbed soldier, Timosh, returns to his hometown Kiev, after having ...
Aleksa Dundic
7.0

Aleksa Dundic

May. 18, 1958

Aleksa Dundic

Life and times of Aleksa Dundic, a volunteer in the Serb army during WW1, who later became a legend by fighting for the Red Army in the Russian ...
The Rider Named Death
6.2

The Rider Named Death

Apr. 22, 2004

The Rider Named Death

In pre-Soviet Russia, Boris Savinkov leads a terrorist faction of Socialist-Revolutionary Party members responsible for the deaths of governors ...
Scarlet Sails
7.1

Scarlet Sails

Jun. 07, 1961

Scarlet Sails

A little girl Assol met a wizard and it has been foretold: “… it will be a fine sunny day when a beautiful ship under scarlet sail ...
Forgotten Tune for the Flute
7.4

Forgotten Tune for the Flute

A flutist in the forgotten past, at present the husband of a “big man’s” daughter and head of one of the Chief Directorate’s sections felt unwell ...
The Cossacks
6.7

The Cossacks

Jun. 28, 1961

The Cossacks

Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by the great writer Leo Tolstoy, this engrossing drama is set at the turn of the 20th century and involves ...
A Hunting Accident
7.4

A Hunting Accident

Jul. 31, 1978

A Hunting Accident

An aristocrat falls for a young woman who brings him ruin. Based on Chekhov’s story.
Tractor Drivers
6.5

Tractor Drivers

Jul. 03, 1939

Tractor Drivers

The story takes place in a Soviet placed in what is now Ukraine. A mechanic arrives in the Soviet, lead by a young independent woman driving ...
Gypsies Are Found Near Heaven
7.5

Gypsies Are Found Near Heaven

This colourful, music-filled and sensual melodrama based on early stories by Maxim Gorky tells the fatal love story between the beautiful and ...
The Height
7.1

The Height

Apr. 27, 1957

The Height

For the construction of the plant comes a team of ironworkers, they will carry out the installation of the blast furnace according to the new ...
Аutumn
7.1

Аutumn

Sep. 19, 1974

Аutumn

A quiet drama offers an in-depth, realistic look at the attempts of two old-flames who reunite to see if they were meant to be together; the ...
Road to Berlin
6.3
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Road to Berlin

May. 07, 2015

Road to Berlin

A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.
The Star
7.1
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The Star

May. 06, 2002

The Star

The film is based on the eponymous book by Emmanuil Kazakevich. In the summer of 1944 the Nazi Armies prepare a massive Tank Division named ...
Leviathan
7.6
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Leviathan

Sep. 24, 2014

Leviathan

Leviathan (Левиафан / Leviafan) is an acclaimed 2014 Russian film by Andrey Zvyagintsev. The film is an interpretation of the biblical character, ...
14+
7.0
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14+

Feb. 07, 2015

14+

14+ is a Russian movie by Andrei Zaitsev. It was shot in 2013 and released in 2015. Of note is that Zaitsev cast inexperienced teenagers that he ...
The Tribe
7.0
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The Tribe

Sep. 11, 2014

The Tribe

Deaf mute Sergey enters a specialized boarding school for deaf-and-dumb. In this new place, he needs to find his way through the hierarchy of the ...
Morphine
7.2
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Morphine

Nov. 27, 2008

Morphine

The year is 1917. We are in the Russian countryside. It is the middle of freezing winter. A pale young, newly educated doctor arrives. Having to ...
I Won’t Come Back
7.1

I Won’t Come Back

Jun. 12, 2014

I Won’t Come Back

Anya, a young academic raised in an orphanage, is on the cusp of success when she’s accused of drug possession. While in limbo hiding from the ...
Bummer
7.1

Bummer

Aug. 02, 2003

Bummer

Corrupt cops, street gangs, “Bratki” in “Bummers” (BMWs) steal and “Merins” (Mercedeses), angry truck ...
Admiral
6.8
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Admiral

Jun. 06, 2008

Admiral

Admiral (Адмиралъ) is a Russian historical biopic film about the one-time leader of the White Russians, Alexander Kolchak. The film is directed ...
Fortress of War
7.5
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Fortress of War

Nov. 04, 2010

Fortress of War

A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. ...
Nicolo Paganini
6.8

Nicolo Paganini

Jan. 02, 1982

Nicolo Paganini

Biopic about Niccolo Paganini. He receives training from his father in early childhood. The best teachers of Parma are unable to give him more, ...
The Key That Should Not Be Handed On
7.1

The Key That Should Not Be Handed On

AKirill Sergeyevich, a retired Army officer, becomes the new school Headmaster. Used to a strict and orderly routine, he at first finds the ...
A Trip without a Load
7.7
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A Trip without a Load

Feb. 11, 1963

A Trip without a Load

A young journalist Sirotkin comes to the siberian timber industry farm to write an essay about the driver-editorial Khromov. Acquainted with the ...
The Chief of Chukotka
7.4
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The Chief of Chukotka

Apr. 21, 1966

The Chief of Chukotka

Young patriotic young man ends up in the on Chukotka right after the civil war, where he intends to spread ideas of justice and equality among ...
Heroes of Shipka
7.0
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Heroes of Shipka

Aug. 12, 1954

Heroes of Shipka

Heroes of Shipka was the first solo effort for Soviet director Sergei Vasilyev, who had previously collaborated with his late brother Georgi. As ...
A Big Family
7.0

A Big Family

Nov. 05, 1954

A Big Family

Drama based on the novel by Vsevolod Kochetov “The Zhurbin Family”. The characters of the picture are a large family of hereditary shipbuilders. ...
The Rumyantsev Case
7.2
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The Rumyantsev Case

Jun. 06, 1955

The Rumyantsev Case

A motor depot boss with links to black market traders sends the unsuspecting Rumyansev on a flight with stolen goods. On the road, the chauffer ...
The Captain’s Daughter
5.9

The Captain’s Daughter

An adaptation of Pushkin’s historical novel about the Pugachev’s Rebellion in 1773–1774.
October (Ten Days that Shook the World)
7.4

October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

October is Sergei M. Eisenstein’s docu-drama about the 1917 October Revolution in Russia. Made ten years after the events and edited in ...
Little Vera
7.0

Little Vera

Oct. 01, 1988

Little Vera

A story about a young woman, Vera, who is somebody, living the life of a troubled teenager in the time right before the end of the Soviet Union. ...
Mother
7.5

Mother

Oct. 11, 1926

Mother

A story about a family torn apart by a worker’s strike. At first, the mother wants to protect her family from the troublemakers, but ...
Father Sergius
7.2

Father Sergius

May. 14, 1918

Father Sergius

The story of Prince Stepán Kasátsky discovering his fiancée was the mistress of the Czar, so he then becomes a monk.
Happy-Go-Lucky
7.5

Happy-Go-Lucky

Apr. 02, 1972

Happy-Go-Lucky

A sadly humorous story about a Siberian tractor driver, Ivan Rastorguyev (Vasili Shukshin), traveling with his wife (Lidiya Fedoseyeva-Shukshina) ...
A Severe Young Man
6.8

A Severe Young Man

Dec. 04, 1934

A Severe Young Man

The film’s content makes no concessions to the usual expectations of Soviet audiences of the 1930s. The cast of characters is extremely unlikely ...
Once Upon a Time Twenty Years Later
7.3

Once Upon a Time Twenty Years Later

During the twenty years school reunion classmates suddenly learn that one of them – Nadezhda Kruglova – is a proud mother of ten children.
Ivan the Terrible, Part I
7.7

Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Ivan the Terrible was Sergei Eisenstein’s final film, created as the Soviet Union was being overrun by Nazi Germany. The biopic film is a ...
Burnt by the Sun
7.9

Burnt by the Sun

May. 01, 1994

Burnt by the Sun

Burnt by the Sun is a spellbindingly tragic story. The film depicts the Great Purge that took place during the late 1930s in the Soviet Union. ...
Brother 2
7.8
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Brother 2

Jan. 01, 2000

Brother 2

How to watch Брат 2 / Brat 2 with English subtitles I have good news – you can 100% watch Brother 2 with English subtitles! There are two ...
Brother
8.0

Brother

Jan. 01, 1997

Brother

After completing his national service in the Russian army, Danila returns home and doesn’t know what to do. His mother recommends he goes ...
9th Company
7.1

9th Company

Sep. 19, 2005

9th Company

The film starts in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, where a band of military trainees is undergoing training at the hands of a sadistic ...