Top 200 Russian/Soviet Films

by minalex | created - 15 Sep 2011 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Most films are directed by Vertov (21), Sokurov (11), Eisenstein (8), Donskoy (7), Mikhalkov (7), Kozintsev (6), Tarkovsky (6), Dovzhenko (5) and Petrov (5).

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1. Kino-pravda no. 1 (1922)

10 min | Short, News

6.0
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 103

2. Kino-pravda no. 2 (1922)

10 min | Short, News

5.5
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 75

3. Kino-pravda no. 3 (1922)

7 min | Short, News

5.5
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 74

4. Kino-pravda no. 4 (1922)

7 min | Short, News

5.5
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 70

5. Kino-pravda no. 5 (1922)

7 min | Short, News

5.6
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 71

6. Kino-pravda no. 6 (1922)

13 min | Short, News

5.8
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 60

7. Kino-pravda no. 7 (1922)

11 min | Short, News

6.6
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 23

8. Kino-pravda no. 8 (1922)

13 min | Short, News

7.3
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Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 6

9. Kino-pravda no. 9 (1922)

12 min | Short, News

6.9
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Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 8

10. Kino-pravda no. 13 - Vchera, segodnia, zavtra. Kinopoema, posviashchennaia Oktiabrskim tozrzhestvam (1922)

20 min | Short, News

6.1
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 55

11. Kino-pravda no. 15 (1923)

16 min | Short, News

5.6
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 57

12. Kino-pravda no. 16 - Vesenniaia Kino-pravda. Vidovaia liricheskaia khronika (1923)

24 min | Short, News

7.6
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Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 5

13. Kino-pravda no. 17 (1923)

14 min | Short, News

6.0
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 62

14. Kino-pravda no. 18 - Probeg kinoapparata v napravlenii sovetskoi deistvitelnosti 299 metrov 14 min. 50 sek. (1924)

13 min | Short, News

6.0
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 56

15. Kino-pravda no. 19 - Chernoe more - Ledovityi okean - Moskva (1924)

16 min | Short, News

6.1
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 66

16. Kino-pravda no. 20 - Pionerskaia pravda (1924)

14 min | Short, News

6.0
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 52

17. Stachka (1925)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

7.6
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A group of oppressed factory workers go on strike in pre-revolutionary Russia.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Maksim Shtraukh, Mikhail Gomorov, I. Ivanov

Votes: 5,671

18. Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Not Rated | 66 min | Drama, History

8.0
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In the midst of the Russian Revolution of 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel's officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barskiy, Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Ivan Bobrov

Votes: 44,852 | Gross: $0.05M

19. Kino-pravda no. 21 - Leninskaia Kino-pravda. Kinopoema o Lenine (1925)

29 min | Documentary, Short, History

6.3
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 152

20. Kino-pravda no. 22 - Krestianskaia Kino-pravda (1925)

17 min | Short, News

5.3
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 55

21. Kino-pravda no. 23 - Radio pravda (1925)

17 min | Short, News

6.0
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A series of newsreel films from Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman which document Russian Life in the early 1920s.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 58

22. Mother (1926)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

7.7
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The Film Version Of Gorki's Great Story Of The 1905 Revolution

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin | Stars: Vera Baranovskaya, Nikolay Batalov, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Anna Zemtsova

Votes: 1,996

23. Konets Sankt-Peterburga (1927)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

7.6
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A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to ... See full summary »

Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller | Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Vera Baranovskaya, Ivan Chuvelyov, V. Obolensky

Votes: 1,204

24. Storm Over Asia (1928)

74 min | Drama, War

7.3
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In 1918 a simple Mongolian herdsman escapes to the hills after brawling with a western capitalist fur trader who cheats him. In 1920 he helps the partisans fight for the Soviets against the... See full summary »

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin | Stars: I. Inkizhinov, I. Dedintsev, Valéry Inkijinoff, Aleksandr Chistyakov

Votes: 1,435

25. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928)

95 min | Drama, History

7.5
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In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government and the decrees of peace and of land in ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov, Layaschenko

Votes: 5,775

26. Dom na Trubnoy (1928)

64 min | Comedy

7.4
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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.

Director: Boris Barnet | Stars: Vera Maretskaya, Anel Sudakevich, Ada Vojtsik, Vladimir Fogel

Votes: 424

27. Zvenigora (1928)

109 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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Zvenigora stars Nikolai Nademsky (Earth), as the grandfather of Timoshka (Semyon Svashenko), whom he alerts to secret treasure buried in the mountains and the boy spends the rest of his ... See full synopsis »

Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko | Stars: Georgi Astafyev, Nikolai Nademsky, Vladimir Uralskiy, Les Podorozhnij

Votes: 662

28. Man with a Movie Camera (1929)

Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention.

Director: Dziga Vertov | Star: Mikhail Kaufman

Votes: 17,941

29. Old and New (1929)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama

7.4
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100.000.000 peasants - illiterate, poor, hungry. There comes a day when one woman decides that she can live old life no longer. Using ways of new Soviet state and industrial progress she changes life and labor of her village.

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Marfa Lapkina, M. Ivanin, Konstantin Vasilyev, Vasili Buzenkov

Votes: 982

30. Arsenal (1929)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Set in the bleak aftermath and devastation of the World War I, a recently demobbed soldier, Timosh, returns to his hometown Kiev, after having survived a train wreck. His arrival coincides ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko | Stars: Semyon Svashenko, Georgi Khorkov, Amvrosi Buchma, Dmitri Erdman

Votes: 1,397

31. Novyy Vavilon (1929)

120 min | Drama, History

7.6
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In the beginning of the industrial revolution, the Paris Commune was established in 1871 against the rich and the powerful, and violently repressed by the army that remained faithful to a ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigori Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg | Stars: David Gutman, Yelena Kuzmina, Andrei Kostrichkin, Sofiya Magarill

Votes: 559

32. Zemlya (1930)

Unrated | 75 min | Drama

7.4
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In the peaceful countryside, Vassily opposes the rich kulaks over the coming of collective farming.

Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko | Stars: Stepan Shkurat, Semyon Svashenko, Yuliya Solntseva, Yelena Maksimova

Votes: 3,915

33. Life Is Beautiful (1930)

96 min | Romance

7.4
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Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller | Stars: Aleksandr Baturin, Yevgeniya Rogulina, Mariya Belousova, Andrei Gorchilin

Votes: 46

34. Enthusiasm (1931)

67 min | Documentary

7.1
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How the miners of the Don coal basin (one of the industrial regions of Ukraine) were striving to fulfill in four years their part of the Five Year Plan.

Director: Dziga Vertov

Votes: 573

35. Road to Life (1931)

Passed | 105 min | Drama

7.1
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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 of the young people when they try to damage ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolai Ekk | Stars: Nikolay Batalov, Yvan Kyrlya, Mikhail Dzhagofarov, Mikhail Zharov

Votes: 288

36. The Patriots (1933)

98 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Outskirts is an internationally renowned masterpiece of early sound cinema. In a remote Russian village during World War I, colorful and nuanced characters experience divided loyalties: ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Barnet | Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Sergey Komarov, Yelena Kuzmina, Nikolay Bogolyubov

Votes: 733

37. Chapaev (1934)

93 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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, Boris Blinov

Votes: 917

38. Moscow Laughs (1934)

96 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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Merry Fellows was the first Soviet musical comedy. Set in Odessa and Moscow in the 1930's. Shepherd Kostya Potekhin (Utyosov) is mistaken for an international concert star. He falls in love... See full summary »

Director: Grigoriy Aleksandrov | Stars: Leonid Utyosov, Lyubov Orlova, Mariya Strelkova, Yelena Tyapkina

Votes: 695

39. Happiness (1935)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A hapless loser (with the surname of Loser) undergoes misadventures with avaracious clergy, a tired horse, and a walking granary (among other things) on his road to collectivized happiness.

Director: Aleksandr Medvedkin | Stars: Pyotr Zinovyev, Yelena Yegorova, Nikolay Cherkasov, Mikhail Gipsi

Votes: 787

40. Yunost Maksima (1935)

92 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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A 1935 USA trade-paper reviewer called it... "an impressive and technically outstanding historical drama dealing with czarist terrorism and revolutionary boiling in the days of 1907. ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigori Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg | Stars: Boris Chirkov, Valentina Kibardina, Mikhail Tarkhanov, Stepan Kayukov

Votes: 189

41. Strogiy yunosha (1935)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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The characters debate the role of free love and free will within the Soviet social and political economy.

Director: Abram Room | Stars: Dmitri Dorlyak, Olga Zhizneva, Yuri Yuryev, Maksim Shtraukh

Votes: 152

42. U samogo sinego morya (1936)

71 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.3
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Yussuf and Aliosha are two shipwrecked sailors on an island in the Caspian Sea. They start working as sailor and mechanic for the fishing boats of the "Lights of the Communism" kolkhoz. ... See full summary »

Directors: Boris Barnet, Samad Mardanov | Stars: Alexei Dolinin, Sergey Komarov, Nikolay Kryuchkov, Yelena Kuzmina

Votes: 690

43. We Are from Kronstadt (1936)

88 min | Drama, War

6.9
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In 1919, during the post-revolution Russian Civil War, a naval detachment (made up of communist Reds) defends the strategic city of Petrograd from the White Russian counterrevolutionary ... See full summary »

Director: Efim Dzigan | Stars: Vasiliy Zaychikov, Georgi Bushuyev, Nikolay Ivakin, Oleg Zhakov

Votes: 120

44. Peter the First (1937)

96 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.3
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Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Nikolai Simonov, Mikhail Zharov, Nikolay Cherkasov, Mikhail Tarkhanov

Votes: 131

45. Baltic Deputy (1937)

107 min | Drama

7.0
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A film based on the life of the Russian scientist, Klement Timiriazev, who taught at Cambridge and Oxford and was awarded the Newton Mantle for his work. Timiriazev, one of the few ... See full summary »

Directors: Iosif Kheifits, Aleksandr Zarkhi | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Mariya Domashyova, Boris Livanov, Oleg Zhakov

Votes: 74

46. The Lonely White Sail (1937)

92 min | Adventure

6.8
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Two young boys strive to save the life of an officer trapped by the White Russians. Their efforts are both comic and dramatic.

Director: Vladimir Legoshin | Stars: Igor But, Boris Runge, Aleksandr Melnikov, Nikolai Plotnikov

Votes: 50

47. Alexander Nevsky (1938)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.7
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The story of how a great Russian prince led a ragtag army to battle an invading force of Teutonic Knights.

Directors: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Dmitriy Vasilev | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Andrei Abrikosov, Dmitriy Orlov

Votes: 8,952

48. The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938)

98 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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A drama reveals the great writer's inauspicious early years as an orphan raised by conniving relatives.

Director: Mark Donskoy | Stars: Aleksei Lyarsky, Varvara Massalitinova, Mikhail Troyanovskiy, Elizaveta Alekseeva

Votes: 475

49. Conquest of Peter the Great (1938)

96 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Nikolai Simonov, Alla Tarasova, Nikolay Cherkasov, Irina Zarubina

Votes: 86

50. New Horizons (1939)

92 min | Drama

6.6
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Directors: Grigori Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg | Stars: Boris Chirkov, Valentina Kibardina, Mikhail Zharov, Natalya Uzhviy

Votes: 97

51. On His Own (1939)

100 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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For the family really no money, Alexei began to make a living. Everything was limited to dirty chores, but while reading could end his depression. After hard working experience, he was ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Donskoy | Stars: Aleksei Lyarsky, Irina Zarubina, Varvara Massalitinova, Ye. Lilina

Votes: 151

52. Moi universitety (1940)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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The last installment of Russian director Mark Donskoy's Maxim Gorky trilogy. Having endured a painful youth in The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938) and a torturous sojourn as a serf in My ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Donskoy | Stars: Nikolai Valbert, Stepan Kayukov, Nikolai Dorokhin, Nikolai Plotnikov

Votes: 122

53. A Day in Soviet Russia (1941)

56 min | Documentary

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Directors: Roman Karmen, Mikhail Slutsky | Star: Quentin Reynolds

54. Razgrom nemetskikh voysk pod Moskvoy (1942)

55 min | Documentary, War

6.9
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Directors: Ilya Kopalin, Leonid Varlamov | Stars: N. Dubravin, Edward G. Robinson, Joseph Stalin

Votes: 116

55. The City That Stopped Hitler: Heroic Stalingrad (1943)

78 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Director: Leonid Varlamov | Star: Brian Donlevy

Votes: 48

56. Ukraine in Flames (1943)

56 min | Documentary, War

7.5
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Depicts the Battle of Kharkov. The film incorporates German footage of the invasion of Ukraine, which was later captured by the Soviets.

Directors: Ya. Avdeenko, Yuliya Solntseva, Aleksandr Dovzhenko | Stars: Hermann Göring, Adolf Hitler, Konstantin Rokossovsky

Votes: 79

57. Raduga (1944)

87 min | War, Drama

7.4
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Depicts life in a Nazi-occupied village in Ukraine at the beginning of World War II from the view point of the terrorized villagers.

Director: Mark Donskoy | Stars: Natalya Uzhviy, Nina Alisova, Yelena Tyapkina, Valentina Ivashova

Votes: 143

58. Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1945)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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During the early part of his reign, Ivan the Terrible faces betrayal from the aristocracy and even his closest friends as he seeks to unite the Russian people.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Lyudmila Tselikovskaya, Serafima Birman, Mikhail Nazvanov

Votes: 7,603

59. The Turning Point (1945)

108 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Director: Fridrikh Ermler | Stars: Mikhail Derzhavin, Pyotr Andriyevsky, Yuriy Tolubeev, Andrei Abrikosov

Votes: 95

60. Girl No. 217 (1945)

91 min | Drama

7.5
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Director: Mikhail Romm | Stars: Yelena Kuzmina, Anna Lisyanskaya, Vasiliy Zaychikov, Nikolai Komissarov

Votes: 43

61. The Fall of Berlin (1945)

70 min | Documentary, War

6.8
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Director: Yuli Raizman | Stars: Leonid Khmara, Rudolf Boettger, V.I. Chulkov, Hermann Göring

Votes: 75

62. Yerkir hayreni (1945)

58 min | Documentary

8.9
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A documentary dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Soviet Armenia, supervised by the Soviet Ukrainian filmmaker Aleksandr Dovzhenko.

Directors: Gurgen Balasanyan, Aleksandr Dovzhenko, Levon Isahakyan, G. Zargaryan | Star: Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Votes: 12

63. The Vow (1946)

98 min | Drama

4.9
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Director: Mikheil Chiaureli | Stars: Mikheil Gelovani, A. Mansvetov, Aleksei Gribov, Nikolai Ryzhov

Votes: 51

64. The Stone Flower (1946)

89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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Obsessed with perfecting his craft, young gemcutter Danilo visits the mystical Copper Mountain to uncover the secret behind its infamous attraction - the Stone Flower, a stone carving so captivating that no one can leave after seeing it.

Director: Aleksandr Ptushko | Stars: Vladimir Druzhnikov, Yekaterina Derevshchikova, Tamara Makarova, Mikhail Troyanovskiy

Votes: 302

65. Elu tsitadellis (1947)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Gerbert Rappaport | Stars: Hugo Laur, Aino Talvi, Gunnar Kilgas, Lia Laats

Votes: 37

66. The Village Teacher (1947)

97 min | Drama

6.8
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A young lady goes to Siberia to teach. People there gape at her desktop globe. The Soviet revolution happens. Her husband is Lenin's compatriot. In her lifelong teaching, her students become professor, school teacher and awarded military.

Director: Mark Donskoy | Stars: Vera Maretskaya, Pavel Olenev, Daniil Sagal, Vladimir Lepeshinsky

Votes: 91

67. The Young Guard (1948)

135 min | Drama, War

7.1
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The film is set in the city of Krasnodon in 1942 during the Nazi occupation of Russia. Local teenagers are organizing the underground resistance. The teens manage to outsmart the Nazis in ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Gerasimov | Stars: Vladimir Ivanov, Inna Makarova, Nonna Mordyukova, Sergei Gurzo

Votes: 209

68. Povest o nastoyashchem cheloveke (1948)

96 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Alexey Meresyev was a fighter pilot during the war. One day he was shot down by Nazis, and because of his wounds both of his legs had to be cut off up to his knees. Because of his spirit ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Stolper | Stars: Pavel Kadochnikov, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Aleksei Dikij, Vasiliy Merkurev

Votes: 188

69. Stalingradskaya bitva I (1949)

81 min | War, Drama

6.2
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Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Aleksey Alekseev, Aleksandr Antonov, Mikhail Astangov, Nikolay Cherkasov

Votes: 90

70. The Victors and the Vanquished (1949)

81 min | War, Drama

6.3
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Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Aleksey Alekseev, Aleksandr Antonov, Mikhail Astangov, Nikolay Cherkasov

Votes: 55

71. Life in Bloom (1949)

81 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko | Stars: Vladimir Solovyov, Grigori Belov, Aleksandra Vasilyeva, Nikolai Shamin

Votes: 79

72. The Fall of Berlin (1950)

167 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Surrounded by a few party officials, Alexei Ivanov, a stakhanovist smelter, is decorated by Stalin. The "Little Father of the Peoples" takes this opportunity to invoke threats of war.... ... See full summary »

Director: Mikheil Chiaureli | Stars: Mikheil Gelovani, Boris Andreyev, Vladimir Savelev, Marina Kovalyova

Votes: 314

73. Cossacks of the Kuban (1950)

112 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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In the steppes of the Kuban love is born on two collective farms while wheat is (enthusiastically) gathered. Galina, the energetic chairwoman of one of the two kolkhozes, vies with her male... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Pyrev | Stars: Sergei Lukyanov, Marina Ladynina, Aleksandr Khvylya, Vladlen Davydov

Votes: 233

74. Mussorgsky (1950)

120 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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Saint Petersburg, 1858. A group of composers known as The Five meet at Balakirev's. Young Modest Mussorgsky, both a civil servant and a musician, has become a fixture there. He tells about ... See full summary »

Director: Grigoriy Roshal | Stars: Aleksandr Borisov, Nikolay Cherkasov, Vladimir Balashov, Yuri Leonidov

Votes: 27

75. The Inspector-General (1952)

132 min | Comedy

7.6
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Khlestakov is a young flamboyant crook, who is broke. He finds himself in a small Russian town, where local authorities are waiting for an undercover inspector from the capital St. ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Igor Gorbachyov, Yuriy Tolubeev, Anastasiya Georgievskaya, Tamara Nosova

Votes: 175

76. Man of Music (1952)

100 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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Director: Grigoriy Aleksandrov | Stars: Boris Smirnov, Lev Durasov, Vladimir Savelev, Lyubov Orlova

Votes: 33

77. Heroes of Shipka (1955)

90 min | Drama, History, War

7.2
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Epic historical drama. The Russo - Turkish War of Liberation of 1878 and the role of the Bulgarian Volunteer Gorps.

Director: Sergey Vasilev | Stars: Ivan Pereverzev, Viktor Avdyushko, Georgiy Yumatov, Konstantin Sorokin

Votes: 219

78. The Forty-First (1956)

88 min | War, Drama, Romance

7.8
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An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.

Director: Grigoriy Chukhray | Stars: Izolda Izvitskaya, Oleg Strizhenov, Nikolay Kryuchkov, Nikolai Dupak

Votes: 1,092

79. Chveni ezo (1956)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Director: Rezo Chkheidze | Stars: Sofiko Chiaureli, Giorgi Shengelaia, Leila Abashidze, Leo Pilpani

Votes: 59

80. Othello (1956)

107 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.

Director: Sergei Yutkevich | Stars: Sergey Bondarchuk, Irina Skobtseva, Andrei Popov, Vladimir Soshalsky

Votes: 227

81. Patvi hamar (1956)

80 min | Drama

6.9
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The daughter can't stand the disgrace when learns that his father millionaire had stoled the fortune of his former companion.

Director: Artashes Hay-Artyan | Stars: Hrachia Nersisyan, Avet Avetisyan, Varduhi Varderesyan, Artyom Karapetyan

Votes: 13

82. The Cranes Are Flying (1957)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.3
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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.

Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Tatyana Samoylova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasiliy Merkurev, Aleksandr Shvorin

Votes: 11,744

83. Don Kikhot (1957)

110 min | Drama

7.6
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Senor Quexana has read so many books on chivalry that he believes that he is the knight Don Quixote de la Mancha. So Don Quixote sets off on his horse, accompanied by his squire Sancho ... See full summary »

Director: Grigori Kozintsev | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Yuriy Tolubeev, Serafima Birman, Lyudmila Kasyanova

Votes: 644

84. Dorogoy tsenoy (1957)

98 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Mark Donskoy | Stars: Vera Donskaya, Yuri Dedovich, Ivan Tverdokhleb, Olga Petrova

Votes: 64

85. Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1958)

Not Rated | 88 min | Biography, History

7.7
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As Ivan the Terrible attempts to consolidate his power by establishing a personal army, his political rivals, the Russian boyars, plot to assassinate their Tsar.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Serafima Birman, Pavel Kadochnikov, Mikhail Zharov

Votes: 5,674

Completed in 1946, released in 1958

86. Poema o more (1958)

95 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Yuliya Solntseva | Stars: Boris Andreyev, Evgeniy Bondarenko, Yevgeni Gurov, Zinaida Kirienko

Votes: 76

87. Rasskazy o Lenine (1958)

115 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Director: Sergei Yutkevich | Stars: Maksim Shtraukh, Maria Pastukhova, Anna Lisyanskaya, Oleg Efremov

Votes: 25

88. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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Young Russian soldier Alyosha earns a medal, but asks to visit his mother instead. His journey recounts various kinds of love during wartime.

Director: Grigoriy Chukhray | Stars: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Votes: 8,001

89. Fate of a Man (1959)

103 min | Drama, War

8.1
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The story of a man (Andrey Sokolov) whose life was ruthlessly crippled by World War II. His wife and daughters were killed during the bombing of his village, he spent some time as a ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Bondarchuk | Stars: Sergey Bondarchuk, Pavel Boriskin, Zinaida Kirienko, Pavel Volkov

Votes: 2,033

90. The Overcoat (1959)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Soviet film of Nikolay Gogol's classic tale.

Director: Aleksey Batalov | Stars: Rolan Bykov, Yuriy Tolubeev, Aleksandra Yozhkina, Elena Ponsova

Votes: 158

91. Foma Gordeev (1959)

94 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Mark Donskoy | Stars: Sergei Lukyanov, Georgi Yepifantsev, Pavel Tarasov, Alla Labetskaya

Votes: 19

92. The Lady with the Dog (1960)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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In the Nineteenth Century, at the seaside resort of Yalta, the upper class Dimitri Gurov from Moscow meets Anna Sergeyovna walking with her little dog. Both have unhappy marriages: Dimitri ... See full summary »

Director: Iosif Kheifits | Stars: Iya Savvina, Aleksey Batalov, Nina Alisova, Panteleymon Krymov

Votes: 758

93. Gyvieji didvyriai (1960)

80 min | Drama

8.0
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Four different stories about young kids' destinies in different time periods in Lithuania.

Directors: Balys Bratkauskas, Marijonas Giedrys, Vytautas Zalakevicius, Arunas Zebriunas | Stars: Bronius Babkauskas, Balys Bratkauskas, Vytautas Buizys, Eduardas Cepulis

Votes: 55

94. Nine Days of One Year (1962)

111 min | Drama

7.7
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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 »

Director: Mikhail Romm | Stars: Aleksey Batalov, Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Tatyana Lavrova, Nikolai Plotnikov

Votes: 770

95. Ivan's Childhood (1962)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, War

8.1
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In WW2, twelve year old Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev works for the Soviet army as a scout behind the German lines and strikes a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers.

Directors: Andrei Tarkovsky, Eduard Abalov | Stars: Nikolay Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, Evgeniy Zharikov, Stepan Krylov

Votes: 22,656

96. Soy Cuba (1964)

108 min | Drama, Music, War

8.0
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Four vignettes about the lives of the Cuban people set during the pre-revolutionary era.

Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Wood, José Gallardo, Raúl García

Votes: 6,653 | Gross: $0.16M

97. Hamlet (1964)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

8.4
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When the king of Denmark dies suddenly, his son, crown prince Hamlet, returns home to find that his uncle Claudius has usurped the throne and married Hamlet's recently widowed mother. Then, one night, Hamlet is visited by his father's ghost who commands him to avenge his murder at the hands of Claudius.

Director: Grigori Kozintsev | Stars: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuriy Tolubeev

Votes: 2,074

98. Dobro pozhalovat, ili Postoronnim vkhod vospreshchen (1964)

74 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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A satirical comedy about the excessive restrictions that children face during their vacation in a Young Pioneer camp.

Director: Elem Klimov | Stars: Evgeniy Evstigneev, Arina Aleynikova, Ilya Rutberg, Lidiya Smirnova

Votes: 1,819

99. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)

97 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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A timeless Carpathian story - the young Ivan falls in love with the daughter of his father's killer among the Hutsul people of Ukraine.

Director: Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Ivan Mykolaichuk, Larisa Kadochnikova, Tatyana Bestayeva, Spartak Bagashvili

Votes: 4,652

100. Pervyy uchitel (1965)

102 min | Drama

7.7
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Soviet Union, near the Chinese border, 1923. A stranger has just come in this little country village. He is a teacher, sent by the Communist Party to teach the ignorant masses. But the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Bolot Beyshenaliev, Natalya Arinbasarova, Idris Nogajbayev, Darkul Kuyukova

Votes: 353