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List of Russian Movies and TV Shows

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1. Stalker

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8.2/10
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88/100
Released: 1979
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: 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 stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep-seated desires are granted.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Come and See

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8.3/10
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86/100
Released: 1985
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: 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 girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 1 service (Vudu).

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3. Solaris

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8.1/10
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86/100
Released: 1972Rated: PG
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: 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 soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out repressed memories and obsessions.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Mirror

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8.1/10
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83/100
Released: 1975Rated: G
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A dying man in his forties recalls his childhood, his mother, the war and personal moments that tell of and juxtapose pivotal moments in Soviet history with daily life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 1 service (Vudu).

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5. Battleship Potemkin

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8.0/10
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82/100
Released: 1925
History, Drama

What it's about: 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 development of cinema and is a masterful example of montage editing.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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6. Andrei Rublev

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8.1/10
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82/100
Released: 1966Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: 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 gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses a brutal battle and unintentionally becomes involved, he takes a vow of silence and spends time away from his work. As he begins to ease his troubled soul, he takes steps towards becoming a painter once again.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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7. The Return

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8.0/10
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81/100
Released: 2003
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: A story of two Russian boys whose father suddenly returns home after a 12-year absence. He takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a lake that turns into a test of manhood of almost mythic proportions.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy & AcornTV) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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8. Ivan's Childhood

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8.1/10
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81/100
Released: 1962Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. The Cranes Are Flying

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8.3/10
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79/100
Released: 1957
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Veronika and Boris come together in Moscow shortly before World War II. Walking along the river, they watch cranes fly overhead, and promise to rendezvous before Boris leaves to fight. Boris misses the meeting and is off to the front lines, while Veronika waits patiently, sending letters faithfully. After her house is bombed, Veronika moves in with Boris' family, into the company of a cousin with his own intentions.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).

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10. Leviathan

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7.6/10
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78/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Drama, Crime

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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11. Salyut-7

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7.2/10
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78/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: USSR, June 1985. After contact with the Salyut 7 space station is lost, cosmonauts Vladimir Dzhanibekov and Viktor Savinykh dock with the empty, frozen craft, and bring her back to life. Based on actual events.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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12. Loveless

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7.6/10
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77/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even if it means threatening to abandon their 12-year-old son Alyosha. Until, after witnessing one of their fights, Alyosha disappears...

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Better Than Us

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7.4/10
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76/100
Year: 2018-2020Seasons: 2
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Moscow in a not so distant future where human beings share their daily lives with robots. Georgy, a forensic who has a robot assistant, suddenly finds himself caught up in the first murder committed by a new kind of experimental humanoid.

Where to Watch: 16 episodes (67%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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14. Ballad of a Soldier

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8.2/10
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75/100
Released: 1959
Drama, Romance

What it's about: During World War II, earnest young Russian soldier Alyosha Skvortsov is rewarded with a short leave of absence for performing a heroic deed on the battlefield. Feeling homesick, he decides to visit his mother. Due to his kindhearted nature, however, Alyosha is repeatedly sidetracked by his efforts to help those he encounters, including a lovely girl named Shura. In his tour of a country devastated by war, he struggles to keep hope alive.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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15. Orlando

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 1992Rated: PG-13
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: England, 1600. Queen Elizabeth I promises Orlando, a young nobleman obsessed with poetry, that she will grant him land and fortune if he agrees to satisfy a very particular request.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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16. Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Biography

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).

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17. Russian Ark

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7.4/10
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75/100
Released: 2002
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: A French marquis wanders through a vast labyrinth of corridors, theaters and ballrooms at a reception for a Persian ambassador.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla).

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18. Brother

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8.0/10
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75/100
Released: 1997
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking him to kill someone.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $4.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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19. Ivan the Terrible, Part I

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7.8/10
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74/100
Released: 1945
Biography, History

What it's about: Sergei Eisenstein's final film, this is the first part of a three-part biopic of Czar Ivan Grozny, which was never completed due again to producer dissatisfaction with Eisenstein's attempts to use forbidden experimental filming techniques and excessive cost overruns. The second part was completed but not released for a decade after Eisenstein's death and a change of heart in the USSR government toward his work; the third part was only in its earliest stage of filming when shooting was stopped altogether. In this first part, set during the early part of his reign, Ivan faces betrayal from the aristocracy and even his closest friends as he seeks to unite the Russian people.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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20. Burnt by the Sun

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7.9/10
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74/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin Dmitri from Moscow, who charms the women and little Nadia with his games and pianistic bravura. But Kotov isn't fooled: this is the time of Stalin's repression, with telephone calls in the middle of the night spelling doom - and he knows that Dmitri isn't paying a social call...

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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21. Elena

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7.3/10
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74/100
Released: 2011
Drama, Crime

What it's about: Vladimir is reaching the end of his life and decides to leave his wealth to his only daughter, cutting out his wife and her son from his will.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Vudu & IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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22. Guardians

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3.9/10
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74/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: During the Cold War, an organization called "Patriot" created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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23. Anna

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6.6/10
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73/100
Released: 2019
Action & Adventure, LGBTQ

What it's about: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $4.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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24. Beanpole

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7.1/10
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72/100
Released: 2019
Drama

What it's about: Set in post-WWII Leningrad as two female soldiers return from war and attempt to rebuild their lives in the ravaged city.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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25. Hardcore Henry

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6.7/10
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72/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through the day. Hardcore takes place over the course of one day, in Moscow, Russia.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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26. Strike

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7.6/10
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72/100
Released: 1925
Drama

What it's about: The film depicts a strike in 1903 by the workers of a factory in pre-revolutionary Russia, and their subsequent suppression. The film is most famous for a sequence near the end in which the violent putting down of the strike is cross-cut with footage of cattle being slaughtered, although there are several other points in the movie where animals are used as metaphors for the conditions of various individuals. Another theme in the film is collectivism in opposition to individualism which was viewed as a convention of western film.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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27. Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot

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7.9/10
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72/100
Released: 1958
Biography, History

What it's about: This is the second part of a projected three-part epic biopic of Russian Czar Ivan Grozny, undertaken by Soviet film-maker Sergei Eisenstein at the behest of Josef Stalin. Production of the epic was stopped before the third part could be filmed, due to producer dissatisfaction with Eisenstein's introducing forbidden experimental filming techniques into the material, more evident in this part than the first part. As it was, this second part was banned from showings until after the deaths of both Eisenstein and Stalin, and a change of attitude by the subsequent heads of the Soviet government. In this part, as Ivan the Terrible attempts to consolidate his power by establishing a personal army, his political rivals, the Russian boyars, plot to assassinate him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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28. Black Sea

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6.4/10
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72/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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29. Red Army

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7.6/10
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71/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: A documentary highlighting the Soviet Union's legendary and enigmatic hockey training culture and world-dominating team through the eyes of the team's Captain Slava Fetisov, following his shift from hockey star and celebrated national hero to political enemy.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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30. Alexander Nevsky

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7.5/10
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71/100
Released: 1938Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: When German knights invade Russia, Prince Alexander Nevsky must rally his people to resist the formidable force. After the Teutonic soldiers take over an eastern Russian city, Alexander stages his stand at Novgorod, where a major battle is fought on the ice of frozen Lake Chudskoe. While Alexander leads his outnumbered troops, two of their number, Vasili and Gavrilo, begin a contest of bravery to win the hand of a local maiden.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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31. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

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6.2/10
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71/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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32. 12

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7.7/10
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70/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG-13
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A loose remake of “12 Angry Men”, “12” is set in contemporary Moscow where 12 very different men must unanimously decide the fate of a young Chechen accused of murdering his step-father, a Russian army officer. Consigned to a makeshift jury room in a school gymnasium, one by one each man takes center stage to confront, connect, and confess while the accused awaits a verdict and revisits his heartbreaking journey through war in flashbacks.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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33. Night Watch

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6.4/10
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69/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the forces of light govern the day while the night belongs to their dark opponents. In modern day Moscow the dark Others actually roam the night as vampires while a "Night Watch" of light forces, among them Anton, the movie's protagonist, try to control them and limit their outrage

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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34. The Thief

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7.7/10
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69/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Drama, Crime

What it's about: In 1946, a soldier fathers a child then dies before its birth. Jump to 1952: on a train, the child and his mother meet a handsome soldier who makes a play for her. She accepts. Posing as a married family, the soldier finds them a rooming house where he becomes everyone's favorite through his good looks and generosity. Meanwhile he gives the boy, Sanya, lessons in life: to fight back, to win at all costs. The child's mother, Katya, is head-over-heels in love with Tolyan, the soldier, but the relationship becomes rocky when Tolyan's true plans for the rooming house become clear. It starts them on a treadmill of flight that risks Katya's life, Tolyan's liberty, and Sanya's trust.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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35. 9th Company

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7.1/10
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69/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the brutal, sadistic commander, Warrant Officer Dygalo - prior to being sent off to the front lines. After several one-by-one dalliances with the local whore, Snow White, and a cautionary lecture on the history, geography and culture of Afghanistan (which most of the men sleep through), the trainees head off to battle - first to the Bagram air base, then to the Afghani province of Khost to secure supply lines. But nothing can begin to prepare them for the brutal devastation into which they are plunged, or the relentless tide of slaughter that scatters thousands of Soviet victims in its wake.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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36. The Steamroller and the Violin

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Released: 1961Rated: PG
Drama, Family

What it's about: Seven year old Sasha practices violin every day to satisfy the ambition of his parents. Already withdrawn as a result of his routines, Sasha quickly regains confidence when he accidentally meets and befriends worker Sergei, who works on a steamroller in their upscale Moscow neighborhood.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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37. Why Don't You Just Die!

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69/100
Released: 2018
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Andrey, a detective and the world's most horrible father, brings together a terrible group of people in his apartment: his resentful actress daughter, an angry thug, and a cheated cop. Each one of them has a reason to want revenge..

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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38. The Island

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7.9/10
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69/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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39. Tulpan

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68/100
Released: 2009
Comedy, Drama

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).

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40. The Italian

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68/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG-13
Drama, Independent

What it's about: 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.

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).

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41. Hard to Be a God

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6.7/10
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68/100
Released: 2013
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A group of scientists is sent to the planet Arkanar to help the local civilization, which is in the Medieval phase of its own history, to find the right path to progress. Their task is a difficult one: they cannot interfere violently and in no case can they kill. The scientist Rumata tries to save the local intellectuals from their punishment and cannot avoid taking a position. As if the question were: what would you do in God's place?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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42. Khrustalyov, My Car!

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7.5/10
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67/100
Released: 1998
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Military doctor General Klenski is arrested in Stalin's Russia in 1953 during an anti-Semitic political campaign accused of being a participant in so-called "doctors' plot".

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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43. Letter Never Sent

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7.9/10
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67/100
Released: 1960
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Four geologists are searching for diamonds in the wilderness of Siberia. After a long and tiresome journey they manage to find their luck and put the diamond mine on the map. The map must be delivered back to Moscow. But on the day of their departure a terrible forest fire wreaks havoc, and the geologists get trapped in the woods.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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44. To the Lake

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7.2/10
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67/100
Year: 2019-2020Seasons: 1
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Facing the end of civilization when a terrifying plague strikes, a group risks their lives, loves — and humanity — in a brutal struggle to survive.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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45. Under the Sun

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7.4/10
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67/100
Released: 2016
Documentary, Musical

What it's about: Over the course of one year, this film follows the life of an ordinary Pyongyang family whose daughter was chosen to take part in Day of the Shining Star (Kim Jong-il's birthday) celebration. While North Korean government wanted a propaganda film, the director kept on filming between the scripted scenes. The ritualized explosions of color and joy contrast sharply with pale everyday reality, which is not particularly terrible, but rather quite surreal.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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46. Hipsters

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7.1/10
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66/100
Released: 2008
Drama, Musical

What it's about: In this hit Russian musical, a group of friends flaunts Soviet authority in 1950s Moscow by embracing jazz. When Communist Mels falls for Polly, a free-spirited jazz fan, he risks losing his party membership by associating with her rebellious crew.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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47. Day Watch

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6.5/10
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66/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: A man who serves in the war between the forces of Light and Dark comes into possession of a device that can restore life to Moscow, which was nearly destroyed by an apocalyptic event.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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48. How I Ended This Summer

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7.0/10
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66/100
Released: 2010
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Two men at a remote Arctic base begin mistrusting each other after an important radio message.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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49. East/West

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7.4/10
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66/100
Released: 1999Rated: PG-13
Drama, History

What it's about: June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or prison. He and his French wife (her passport ripped up) are sent to Kiev. She wants to return to France immediately; he knows that they are captives and must watch every step.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Microsoft).

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50. Silent Souls

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6.7/10
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66/100
Released: 2010
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Present days. A man and his companion go on a journey to cremate the dead body of the former beloved wife, on a riverbank in the area where they spent their honeymoon.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy).

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