Best (watchable) Russian moviesby Calabro030 | created - 18 Oct 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. Come and See (1985)
Not Rated | 142 min | Drama, War
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.
3. Zerograd (1988)
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
An engineer in charge of the production line of a factory in Moscow is sent to a small town to try to specify the distributor the new dimensions of a mechanic part they need. But in this ... See full summary »
5. Satana (1991)
106 min | Drama, Thriller
The daughter of Alyona Pavlovna, the chairman of the city executive committee is abducted. The crime is committed by a seemingly handsome young man named Vitaliy. He continues to live, as ... See full summary »
6. The Return (2003)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces.
Votes: 39,737 | Gross: $0.50M
7. Little Vera (1988)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
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. She lives in a very small Russian apartment ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,619 | Gross: $1.26M
8. Blind Man's Bluff (2005)
111 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
This movie is about the stern gangster customs of one of the Russian provincial cities in the mid-90s . And you could expect either a stupid game of blind man's buffets or a truly bloody showdown with the stacks of "bluffers".
9. Burnt by the Sun (1994)
R | 135 min | Drama, History, War
In the Soviet Union in 1936, shadow of Stalin's repressions lie on a famous revolution hero. The accusations of being him a foreign spy are nonsense, and all known that, but a slow process of his life's downfall is already running.
Votes: 13,574 | Gross: $2.62M
10. Burnt by the Sun 2 (2010)
181 min | Drama, History, War
A look at the horrors of the Eastern Front of World War II from the points of view of repressed soldier of penal battalion and his young daughter, who stayed behind enemy lines.
11. Bed and Sofa (1927)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
A married couple have a small apartment in Moscow. When an old friend of the husband's arrives in the city, he is unable to find lodgings. Kolia, the husband, invites his friend to move in with them.
12. Dom na Trubnoy (1928)
Not Rated | 64 min | Comedy
A girl Parasha Pitunova comes to Moscow from a deep province, eventually she arrives at a house. This is a story about the house and its inhabitants.
14. The Cranes Are Flying (1957)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance, War
Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter.
Votes: 13,618 | Gross: $0.02M
15. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, War
Young Russian soldier Alyosha earns a medal, but asks to visit his mother instead. His journey recounts various kinds of love during wartime.
16. I Am Twenty (1965)
189 min | Drama
Following three lifelong friends who return to Moscow after military service, we see their aspirations juxtaposed against everyday life in 1960 Soviet Union.
17. Nine Days of One Year (1962)
111 min | Drama
Two young scientists are exploring new fields of nuclear physics. Dmitry Gusev and Ilya Kulikov are good friends, but rivals in love. Dmitry marries Lyolya and they live happily together. ... See full summary »
18. Brief Encounters (1967)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country girl Nadia moves to the city and becomes a maid in Valya's apartment. Valya, who is a member of the local District Committee, does not know that Nadia fell in love with her ... See full summary »
19. Wings (1966)
85 min | Drama
A fascinating and human portrayal of a once-famous fighter pilot and loyal Stalinist named Nadezhda Petrovna. Now a 41-year-old provincial schoolmistress, she has so internalized the ... See full summary »
21. Brat 2 (2000)
122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Arriving in Moscow, Danila discovers Konstantin dead and he sets out to avenge his death; a journey that leads him to Chicago and a whole new experience.
23. Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
80 min | Drama
One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which... See full summary »
24. Faust (III) (2011)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A despairing scholar sells his soul to Satan in exchange for one night with a beautiful young woman.
Votes: 4,874 | Gross: $0.06M
25. Leviathan (2014)
R | 140 min | Crime, Drama
In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Votes: 45,571 | Gross: $1.09M
26. How I Ended This Summer (2010)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama
One place. One day. Two men. The place is a polar research station on an island in the Arctic Ocean, inhabited now only by Sergei and Pavel. One day when Sergei is out angling, Pavel picks up a radio message that he daren't communicate.
Votes: 6,265 | Gross: $0.01M
27. The Island (2006)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama
Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future.
28. Tsar (2009)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, History
In 16th-century Russia in the grip of chaos, Ivan the Terrible strongly believes he is vested with a holy mission. Believing he can understand and interpret the signs, he sees the Last ... See full summary »
30. Lessons at the End of Spring (1991)
75 min | Drama
A young boy's loss of innocence in a pre-perestroika Russian prison is the harrowing, Kafkaesque premise of LESSONS AT THE END OF SPRING. During the chaotic last months of the Khrushchev ... See full summary »
32. Of Freaks and Men (1998)
93 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves.
33. It Doesn't Hurt Me (2006)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance
Three young friends have all they need for a sterling life besides money. The pursuit of them leads guys to Natella Antonovna. She'll show them luxury life. Unless, one surprise is going to turn up...
34. The Stoker (2010)
87 min | Crime, Drama
The film, set in the mid 1990s outside of St. Petersburg, tells the story of an ethnic Yakut, Major Skryabin, a shell-shocked veteran of the Afghan-Soviet War, who works as a stoker.
36. Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
R | 126 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206.
Votes: 43,002 | Gross: $5.70M
38. Elena (2011)
Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan ...
Votes: 12,046 | Gross: $0.02M
39. The Fool (II) (2014)
116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Dima Nikitin is an ordinary honest plumber who suddenly decides to face the corrupt system of local politics in order to save the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dormitory, which is about to collapse.
40. The Italian (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.
Votes: 3,012 | Gross: $0.55M
42. Schastlivye dni (1991)
86 min | Drama
The story begins when a young man with a head injury is released from the hospital and begins searching modern-day St. Petersburg for a room or a place to stay.
43. Peculiarities of the National Hunt (1995)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy
A Finn preparing a work on the Russian hunting traditions and customs, comes to Russia to collect materials and is invited to take part in a hunting party. His flamboyant companions include... See full summary »
44. Peculiarities of the National Fishing (1997)
94 min | Comedy
General Ivolgin, forester Kuzmich, and good-natured Lyova lose their way on a fishing trip and wind up in a neighboring country, where they decide to have a good time anyway but end up ... See full synopsis »
45. The Diamond Arm (1969)
PG-13 | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime