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War and Peace, Part I: Andrei Bolkonsky (1966)

War and Peace, Part I: Andrei Bolkonsky (1966)

War and Peace, Part I: Andrei Bolkonsky (1966)
IMDb: 8.2
147

The first film of a four-part adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 novel. In St. Petersburg of 1805, Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a rich nobleman, is introduced to high…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Cat in the Bag (1979)

The Cat in the Bag (1979)

The Cat in the Bag (1979)
IMDb: 5.4
83

Under the guise of “student construction team of graduate students” a brigade of “covenants” arrives to the collective farm, expecting to get one thousand rubles for the construction of the…

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Genre: Comedy
The Deluge (1974)

The Deluge (1974)

The Deluge (1974)
IMDb: 7.7
287 min

A dashing warrior fights for the heart of a young gentlewoman as war rages across 17th century Poland in an adaptation of the second part of Henryk Sienkiewicz’s historical trilogy…

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Heart of a Dog (1988)

Heart of a Dog (1988)

Heart of a Dog (1988)
IMDb: 8.7
136 min

Old Prof. Preobrazhensky and his young colleague Dr. Bormental inserted the human’s hypophysis into a dog’s brain. A couple of weeks later, the dog became “human looking”. The main question…

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Happy Days (1991)

Happy Days (1991)

Happy Days (1991)
IMDb: 7.0
86 min

An unnamed hero roaming the streets of St Petersburg is befriended by a beggar with a donkey and a slightly deranged prostitute.

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Genre: Drama
Solaris (1972)

Solaris (1972)

Solaris (1972)
IMDb: 8.1
167 min

A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He…

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One Sings, the Other Doesn’t (1977)

One Sings, the Other Doesn’t (1977)

One Sings, the Other Doesn’t (1977)
IMDb: 7.4
120 min

In this story of friendship and reproductive rights, 14 years in the relationship between two very dissimilar women are chronicled. Pauline is a middle-class city girl, at odds with her…

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Genre: Drama, Music
Happy-Go-Lucky (1972)

Happy-Go-Lucky (1972)

Happy-Go-Lucky (1972)
IMDb: 7.5
90 min

A sadly humorous story about a Siberian tractor driver, Ivan Rastorguyev, traveling with his wife to a Black Sea resort, and about their first visit to Moscow.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Stalker (1979)

Stalker (1979)

Stalker (1979)
IMDb: 8.1
162 min

Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A…

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War and Peace (1966)

War and Peace (1966)

War and Peace (1966)
IMDb: 8.3
100 min

A seven-hour epic adaptation of the novel by Leo Tolstoy. The love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov is interwoven with the Great Patriotic War of…

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Mister Blot’s Academy (1984)

Mister Blot’s Academy (1984)

Mister Blot’s Academy (1984)
IMDb: 6.8
166 min

Thanks to the powers of magic, Adaś Niezgódka is transported to the fairy tale land of Mr. Blot – the protagonist of Jan Brzechwa’s classic book. Mr. Blot is a…

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Genre: Family, Fantasy
Favourites of the Moon (1985)

Favourites of the Moon (1985)

Favourites of the Moon (1985)
IMDb: 7.1
101 min

The story revolves around two objects, a rare set of 18th-century Limoges china, and a 19th century aristocratic portrait. As these items are passed, sold, or stolen from one character…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Waterloo (1970)

Waterloo (1970)

Waterloo (1970)
IMDb: 7.3
123 min

After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Come and See (1985)

Come and See (1985)

Come and See (1985)
IMDb: 8.3
142 min

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family’s wishes. There he meets a…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Travels of Mr. Blot (1986)

Travels of Mr. Blot (1986)

Travels of Mr. Blot (1986)
IMDb: 6.6
164 min

The second part of adventures of Mr. Blot and the students of his magic school.

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Genre: Family, Fantasy
Nostalgia (1983)

Nostalgia (1983)

Nostalgia (1983)
IMDb: 8.1
125 min

A Russian poet and his interpreter travel to Italy to research the life of an 18th-century composer.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
The Needle (1988)

The Needle (1988)

The Needle (1988)
IMDb: 7.1
81 min

Moro returns to Alma-Ata to collect money owed to him. While waiting out an unexpected delay, he visits his former girlfriend Dina and discovers she has become a morphine addict….

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They Fought for Their Motherland (1975)

They Fought for Their Motherland (1975)

They Fought for Their Motherland (1975)
IMDb: 8.0
137 min

In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Russian army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating Russian troops…

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Genre: History, War
Stride, Soviet! (1926)

Stride, Soviet! (1926)

Stride, Soviet! (1926)
IMDb: 6.6
65 min

Commissioned by the Moscow Soviet as a documentary and information film for the citizens of Moscow prior to municipal elections, film is a tableau of Soviet life and achievements in…

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Genre: Documentary
Wings of Victory (1941)

Wings of Victory (1941)

Wings of Victory (1941)
IMDb: 6.6
89 min

The film is based on the biography of Valeri Chkalov (1904 – 1938), a Russian pilot, who set several long distance flight records. Chkalov and his co-pilots Baidukov and Belyakov…

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Genre: Drama, War
Piloti (1988)

Piloti (1988)

Piloti (1988)
IMDb: 5.1
83 min

Genre: Drama, War
Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Battleship Potemkin (1925)
IMDb: 8.0
66 min

A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resultant public demonstration, showing support, which brought on a police massacre. The film had an incredible impact on the…

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Genre: Drama, History
A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)

A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)

A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)
IMDb: 7.8
98 min

Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.

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The Ascent (1977)

The Ascent (1977)

The Ascent (1977)
IMDb: 8.3
111 min

Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep…

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Genre: Drama, War
Men from the Fisherman’s Village (1962)

Men from the Fisherman’s Village (1962)

Men from the Fisherman’s Village (1962)
IMDb: 5.6
88 min

After a stormy night on the sea, a group of Estonian fishermen end up in a small coastal Finnish town. As they await the Soviet authorities to take them back…

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Genre: Drama, History
City Zero (1989)

City Zero (1989)

City Zero (1989)
IMDb: 7.5
103 min

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…

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I Am Cuba (1964)

I Am Cuba (1964)

I Am Cuba (1964)
IMDb: 8.2
141 min

An unabashed exercise in cinema stylistics, I Am Cuba is pro-Castro/anti-Batista rhetoric dressed up in the finest clothes. The film’s four dramatic stories take place in the final days of…

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Genre: Drama
War and Peace, Part II: Natasha Rostova (1966)

War and Peace, Part II: Natasha Rostova (1966)

War and Peace, Part II: Natasha Rostova (1966)
IMDb: 8.0
98 min

In the end of 1809, Natasha attends her first ball. Andrei falls in love with her and intends to marry her, but her father demands they wait. The prince travels…

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Andrei Rublev (1966)

Andrei Rublev (1966)

Andrei Rublev (1966)
IMDb: 8.1
205 min

An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually…

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Genre: Drama, History
War and Peace, Part IV: Pierre Bezukhov (1967)

War and Peace, Part IV: Pierre Bezukhov (1967)

War and Peace, Part IV: Pierre Bezukhov (1967)
IMDb: 8.2
100 min

As Moscow is set ablaze by the retreating Russians, the Rostovs flee their estate, taking wounded soldiers with them, and unbeknownst to them, also Andrei. Pierre, dressed as a peasant,…

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War and Peace, Part III: The Year 1812 (1967)

War and Peace, Part III: The Year 1812 (1967)

War and Peace, Part III: The Year 1812 (1967)
IMDb: 8.3
81 min

In 1812, Napoleon’s Army invades Russia. Kutuzov asks Bolkonsky to join him as a staff officer, yet the prince requests a command in the field. Pierre sets out to watch…

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The Color of Pomegranates (1969)

The Color of Pomegranates (1969)

The Color of Pomegranates (1969)
IMDb: 7.7
79 min

The life of the revered 18th-century Armenian poet and musician Sayat-Nova. Portraying events in the life of the artist from childhood up to his death, the movie addresses in particular…

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Genre: Drama, History