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The Man Who Surprised Everyone
6.6

The Man Who Surprised Everyone

The Man Who Surprised Everyone (Человек, который удивил всех) is a Russian film about a Siberian hunter who tries to cheat death by recreating a ...
The Foundling
7.6

The Foundling

Jan. 27, 1940

The Foundling

The Foundling (Подкидыш) is a Soviet comedy from 1940 directed by Tatyana Lukashevich. This movie is a childhood classic for many Russians from ...
Elephant
6.7

Elephant

Jun. 10, 2010

Elephant

Elephant (Слон) is a charming Russian film about a circus elephant. Behind the scenes of a popular Russian circus arena, the audience’s ...
Son of Sofia
6.2

Son of Sofia

Apr. 21, 2017

Son of Sofia

Son of Sofia (Ο Γιος της Σοφίας) is an interesting Russian-Greek co-production about a young Russian boy who visits his mother in Athens during ...
Shopping Tour
4.4

Shopping Tour

Nov. 28, 2013

Shopping Tour

Shopping Tour (Шопинг-тур) is a chilling pseudo-documentary horror film created jointly by Russia and Finland. The movie covers a group of ...
My Dad Baryshnikov
6.8

My Dad Baryshnikov

Oct. 06, 2011

My Dad Baryshnikov

My Dad Baryshnikov (Мой папа – Барышников) is a fun Russian comedy about a young dance student who is convinced that his father is the ...
Paradise
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Paradise

Sep. 01, 2016

Paradise

Paradise (Рай) is a a brilliant historical drama directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. The film was highly acclaimed in the festival circuit upon its ...
Forgotten by God
5.4

Forgotten by God

Aug. 09, 2017

Forgotten by God

Forgotten by God (Апостасия) is a historical drama about successive generations of a Russian family living and dying through brutal wartime. ...
Yes & Yes
4.9

Yes & Yes

Jun. 26, 2014

Yes & Yes

Yes & Yes (Да и да) is a provocative Russian film from 2014. The movie follows Sasha, an intrepid young girl from Moscow who falls in love, ...
Battery Number One
5.9

Battery Number One

Jun. 11, 2015

Battery Number One

Battery Number One (Единичка) is a patriotic Russian military drama from the creators of Fortress of War, aka Brest Fortress. The film is set in ...
Salyut-7
7.2

Salyut-7

Sep. 22, 2017

Salyut-7

Salyut-7 (Салют-7) is an exciting recent Russian sci-fi film that dramatizes the true story behind the most daring space rescue mission ...
The Find
6.2

The Find

Dec. 03, 2015

The Find

The Find (Находка) is a 2015 Russian drama film based on the story of the same name by the outstanding Soviet writer, Vladimir Tendryakov. The ...
The Conquest Of Siberia
5.9

The Conquest Of Siberia

The Conquest Of Siberia (Тобол) is a recent Russian historical movie about imperial Russia’s expansion east into Siberia.  The film’s ...
Battle for Sevastopol
7.1

Battle for Sevastopol

Apr. 02, 2015

Battle for Sevastopol

Battle for Sevastopol (Битва за Севастополь) is an excellent recent Russian movie about World War Two. Set during the Siege of Sevastopol over ...
Attraction
5.6

Attraction

Jan. 26, 2017

Attraction

Attraction (Притяжение) is a Russian sci-fi blockbuster that was one of the main events of Russian cinema in 2017. In this exciting film, an ...
Icebreaker
6.1

Icebreaker

Oct. 20, 2016

Icebreaker

Icebreaker (Ледокол) is an exciting film that recounts the true story of a Russian icebreaker that faced a disastrous collision at sea. The year ...
A Nest of Gentry
6.7

A Nest of Gentry

Aug. 25, 1969

A Nest of Gentry

A stunning film adaptation by Andrei Konchalovsky of the novel of the same name by Ivan Turgenev. The story depicts life of the landed gentry in ...
Don Quixote
7.3

Don Quixote

May. 23, 1957

Don Quixote

Don Quixote is a superb Soviet film adaptation of the Cervantes novel of the same name. The film is a creation of brilliant director, Grigori ...
The Earthquake
6.3

The Earthquake

Dec. 01, 2016

The Earthquake

On December 7th 1988, the devastating Spitak earthquake hit Armenia, killing 25,000 people and laying waste to many towns. On the day of the ...
Degraded Officer
6.9

Degraded Officer

Jun. 21, 2009

Degraded Officer

During 1943 a young platoon commander refuses to follow an order of frontal attack; he doesn’t want to send his soldiers against the enemy ...
Tangerines
8.2

Tangerines

Oct. 16, 2013

Tangerines

War in Abkhazia 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man ...
Sputnik
6.4

Sputnik

Sep. 10, 2020

Sputnik

Sputnik is the biggest Russian film release of 2020. Set in 1983, the movie begins with a Soviet cosmonaut, Veshnyakov, surviving a mysterious ...
T-34
6.6

T-34

Dec. 27, 2018

T-34

T-34 is a recent Russian WWII movie about a group of Russian soldiers who escape from the Nazis in a T-34 tank. It’s available to stream ...
Life Is Beautiful
6.4

Life Is Beautiful

Jun. 01, 1979

Life Is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful, also known as Betrayed, is a joint Soviet-Italian film production directed by Grigory Chukhray. The main character ...
Othello
6.9

Othello

Mar. 13, 1956

Othello

Othello is a film adaptation of the Shakespeare play, featuring Sergei Bondarchuk playing Othello himself and his wife, Irina Skobtseva, playing ...
Uncle Vanya
7.3

Uncle Vanya

Oct. 01, 1970

Uncle Vanya

While the deep Russian soul is in many ways immeasurable and undefinable, there are still those who can show it. Watch this beautiful rendition ...
The Red Snowball Tree
7.7

The Red Snowball Tree

Mar. 25, 1974

The Red Snowball Tree

The Red Snowball Tree is a heart-warming story about the ex-convinct, Yegor Prokudin, who tries to get his life back together and be a good ...
The Russian Question
6.4

The Russian Question

Mar. 08, 1948

The Russian Question

The Russian Question is a classic Soviet film by Mikhail Romm that throws audiences back to the dawn of the Cold War. Based on a play by ...
Russian Symphony
6.4

Russian Symphony

Jan. 01, 1994

Russian Symphony

Russian Symphony is a parable based on the Last Judgement coming to Russia in the mid-1990s. This important film by Konstantin Lopushansky is up ...
Whispering Pages
6.9

Whispering Pages

Feb. 11, 1994

Whispering Pages

Whispering Pages is an existential drama based on Russian prose of the 19th century, in particular, Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. The ...
The Red Tent
7.0

The Red Tent

Dec. 23, 1969

The Red Tent

The Red Tent is a joint Soviet-Italian film directed by Mikhail Kalatozov and featuring Sean Connery and Peter Finch. As such, it’s a ...
Viy
7.4
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Viy

Nov. 27, 1967

Viy

Viy is generally considered the most famous Russian horror film – really one of the few in a country that has experienced far too much real ...
Mister Designer
7.1

Mister Designer

Dec. 01, 1988

Mister Designer

Mister Designer is an exciting and a little eerie mystical drama about a sculptor who dreams of breathing life into his magnificent ...
The Captivating Star of Happiness
7.2

The Captivating Star of Happiness

The Captivating Star of Happiness is a beautiful film by ace director, Vladimir Motyl, that tells the story of the famous Decembrist ...
72 Meters
6.7

72 Meters

Feb. 12, 2004

72 Meters

On August 12, 2000, the world was shocked to receive the news that a Russian submarine, “Kursk,” had sunk. The film, 72 Meters, tells ...
Silver Heads
6.2

Silver Heads

Oct. 07, 1999

Silver Heads

In Silver Heads scientists embark on a secret experiment to fuse man and tree. The purpose of this fantastic experiment is to create man-tree ...
Winter Evening in Gagry
7.3
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Winter Evening in Gagry

Winter Evening in Gagra became a classic almost immediately after its release. This Karen Shakhnazarov’s film (the acclaimed director of ...
Inseparable
0

Inseparable

Apr. 27, 2013

Inseparable

Inseparable is feature film cut of the original Ukrainian TV series about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster (you can watch the series here). The ...
Cherry Town
6.8

Cherry Town

Apr. 01, 1963

Cherry Town

Once upon a time “Cherry Town” was the name of a small village near Moscow. Today, however, thousands of Muscovites live there and it ...
Aerograd
6.1

Aerograd

Nov. 06, 1935

Aerograd

Aerograd is a 1930s film from influential director, Alexander Dovzhenko. Set in the Far East region of Russia, the movie centers on the struggle ...
Come Tomorrow…
7.5

Come Tomorrow…

Dec. 03, 1962

Come Tomorrow…

Come Tomorrow tells the story of a young talented woman’s journey from the Siberian taiga to the music conservatory in Moscow.  Frosya has ...
A Necklace for My Beloved
6.7

A Necklace for My Beloved

A Necklace for My Beloved (Samkauli satrposatvis) is a 1971 lyrical comedy by legendary Georgian director, Tengiz Abuladze. It is based on the ...
Anna Karenina. Vronsky’s Story
6.1
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Anna Karenina. Vronsky’s Story

Anna Karenina. Vronsky’s Story is an interesting new take on Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece. Director and current chairman of Mosfilm, ...
Brief Encounters
7.4

Brief Encounters

Dec. 13, 1967

Brief Encounters

Brief Encounters is a beautiful rom-com by famed director, Kira Muratova. In the film, Nadia leaves her village for the big city where she meets ...
The Communist
7.1

The Communist

Feb. 03, 1958

The Communist

The Communist is an ideology-ridden, but also beautifully created film. Hugely popular in the Soviet Union, the movie also won its director, Yuli ...
The Stroll
7.3

The Stroll

Jan. 01, 2003

The Stroll

The Stroll is a true cult classic creation by rock star director, Alexei Uchitel. It shines a romantic light on St. Petersburg like no other. ...
The Edge
6.5
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The Edge

Jun. 06, 2010

The Edge

The Edge is another exciting drama from masterful director, Alexei Uchitel. The film takes place right after WWII. Ignat, a victorious but ...
The Sea
5.1
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The Sea

Jun. 30, 2013

The Sea

The Sea is an elegant drama by Alexandra Strelyanaya, also director of The Dry Valley. It tells the story of carefree love by the endless sea. A ...
To Live
7.2
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To Live

Nov. 11, 2010

To Live

To Live is a thrilling movie and the first feature by acclaimed director, Yuri Bykov. It’s a film that reminds us to think about the real ...
Relations
5.6
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Relations

Jun. 29, 2006

Relations

Relations is a movie all about being torn between love and duty. Two happily married parents find they can’t help but have an affair. Ilya and ...
I’ll Be Around
6.8
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I’ll Be Around

Dec. 06, 2012

I’ll Be Around

I’ll Be Around is a 2012 Russian drama directed by Pavel Ruminov. It won the main prize at the Kinotavr festival. I’ll Be Around is ...
His Wife’s Diary
7.0
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His Wife’s Diary

Jun. 06, 2000

His Wife’s Diary

His Wife’s Diary is one of the best films by Russian director, Alexei Uchitel. It tells the story of the last years of the life of the ...
Enemies
5.8
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Enemies

Jan. 23, 2007

Enemies

Enemies is a piercing and believable drama set in a small Belarussin village during WWII. Local villagers live side-by-side with German soldiers ...
Ashik Kerib
7.4
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Ashik Kerib

Jul. 03, 1988

Ashik Kerib

Ashik Kerib is a Georgian film that is acclaimed director, Sergei Parajanov’s final work. Parajanov dedicated the film to his good friend, ...
The Major
7.3
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The Major

Aug. 07, 2013

The Major

The Major is a piercing drama by acclaimed director, Yuri Bykov. It tells the story of a senior police officer, Sergei Sobolev, and the moral ...
The Dry Valley
6.3
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The Dry Valley

Mar. 15, 2012

The Dry Valley

The Dry Valley (Суходол) is a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Ivan Bunin. It tells the story of a village named “Dry ...
Dreaming of Space
6.7

Dreaming of Space

Jun. 23, 2005

Dreaming of Space

Dreaming of Space is a 2005 Russian drama directed by acclaimed director, Alexei Uchitel. It won the prize for the best film at the Moscow ...