List of Kazakhstani Movies
Browse the full list of Kazakhstani movies streaming online, including services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO and more. Sort by Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!
1. Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan
What it's about: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
What it's about: Asa, a young and cheerful dreamer, returns from his Russian naval service to his sister’s nomadic family on the desolate Hunger Steppe of central Asia, so that he can begin his own life as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must first win the hand of the only eligible girl for miles—his mysterious neighbor, Tulpan.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu) & stream on a subscription service (Fandor).
What it's about: Alex, an immigrant from Ukraine comes to Canada and becomes involved with an online criminal organization called Darkweb. What starts off as a way to help his parents financially, soon becomes a personal vendetta against the entire banking system, when his mother is fired from her job at the bank
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & YouTube).
4. I Won't Come Back
What it's about: 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 police, she hits the road with Kristina, another orphan several years Anya’s junior, in search of her possibly mythical grandmother.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
What it's about: “Whatever falls from heaven, you may keep.” So goes the unwritten law of the Kazakh steppes. A law avidly adhered to by the inhabitants of a small village, who collect the space debris that falls downrange from the nearby Baikonur space station. The last two youthful members of the village are the radio operator Iskander, known as Gagarin, and the spirited Nazira. While Nazira finds it increasing difficult to conceal her love for Iskander by means of her unconventional behaviour, Iskander is evidently not only crazy about Baikonur and the vastness of outer space, but also deeply smitten with the beautiful French astronaut Julie Mahé, whose journey to the stars he wistfully follows on television.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
What it's about: Enraged, a teacher murders a young female pupil. Over the years, another boy is bred for one sole purpose: to avenge his sister’s death.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).
7. Nomad: The Warrior
What it's about: The Nomad is a historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan. The film is a fictionalised account of the youth and coming-of-age of Ablai Khan, as he grows and fights to defend the fortress at Hazrat-e Turkestan from Dzungar invaders.
Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).
8. Myn Bala: Warriors of the Steppe
What it's about: A universal story about the freedom of the human spirit and the struggle against slavery and despotism, about love, loss and betrayal. It is seen through the eyes of simple Kazakh kids and teenagers.
Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $4.99 on 1 service (iTunes).
What it's about: A roughly faithful adaptation of Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment," set in Almaty by Kazakh filmmaker Darezhan Omirbayev A stark, Bressonian tale of a young man who commits an almost random act of murder.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms), stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
10. Songs from the Southern Seas
What it's about: Ivan is Russian, his neighbor Assan is Kazakh. They live in a small village in Kazakhstan. When Ivan's wife gets pregnant and gives birth to a brown boy, he suspects that she has been cheating on him with Assan. Half a year later, Assan's wife gives birth to a ginger boy. Whom betrayed whom? A conflict is sparked that won't fully rest for 15 years.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).
11. Tellur Aliens
What it's about: Three teenaged best friends on the planet Telluria begin an incredible journey of adventure as they fight against the most evil being in the universe.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
12. Diamond Cartel
What it's about: The charismatic and ruthless Mussa makes a deal to purchase the Star of East Diamond from the Hong-Kong triad crime boss Mr. Lo - but not before being robbed via an inside job by his own people aka former lovers Aliya and Ruslan. Aliya's other former love interest and Mussa henchman gets involved setting up a veritable "who dunnit" love triangle versus Mussa over pursuit of his gem and riches. With the help of a friend determined to ferry the back-stabbing duo of Aliya and Ruslan across the sea abroad, the couple nearly makes it across the borders with the loot. But Mussa's gangsters find them just before they escape and a spectacular, violent finale that sets up a surprise ending.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
What it's about: A man avenges his brothers' death with the help of an otherworldly monk who teaches him the skills to destroy his enemies. What could cause the heavens to issue a license to kill?
What it's about: The picture reveals the problem of drug addiction in contemporary life. Drug addiction can be resisted by strong character young people while others lose everything: friends, love and life... Metiss is a talented rapper, who managed to overcome drug addiction.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi).