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  1. MestnyiGeroi's (aka Local Hero's) 1000+ Quintessential Russian Movies's icon

    MestnyiGeroi's (aka Local Hero's) 1000+ Quintessential Russian Movies

    Favs/dislikes: 41:0. Copypasted from listofbest: "This huge list is the result of about six months of work. I began thinking and digging in the summer of 2007, and then I posted the list in progress on the Classics forum at imdb, receiving many further contributions from numerous posters (but very special gratitude is due to the posters named Colomba, JeNeRegretteRien and WhiteFun for their generous assistance). This list is an attempt at a fairly thorough compilation of films that I deem quintessential contributions to Russian cinema for one (or more) of three reasons: 1. Critical Acclaim — The film has met with national and/or international critical acclaim (e.g., Tarkovsky’s Mirror or Klimov’s Come and See). Films might also make the list if I feel they are overlooked gems that should have met with critical acclaim. 2. Popular Appeal in Russia — The film has garnered considerable popular appeal among Russians, measured either through initial box office, or by eventual status as a beloved classic (e.g., Diamond Arm or The Irony of Fate). 3. Historical/Cultural Importance – - The film has historical importance, either for its cultural or cinematic impact, or for its significance as a historical artifact. (Two examples: The Battle of Stalingrad is considered by most an example of egregious propaganda fairly lacking in artistic merit or historical veracity, but it is in the list nonetheless as an important reflection of Stalinism at its most absurd; on a different level, I personally feel that Night Watch is a rather painfully vapid film, but it is included because – - along with its record-breaking box office – - it has marked a sea change in Russian cinema.) Some details about the list: —The dates are taken from the imdb website for sake of a consistent point of easy reference (although this raises some problems, it solves the main one of consistency). The films are given chronologically, but within each year films are listed alphabetically by their English-translated titles. — The list focuses on pre-Soviet, Soviet, and post-Soviet eras of Russian film. Some non-Russian Soviet films have also been included if they are at least partially in Russian, if they were produced in Russian studios, or, in a few cases, if they are considered an inextricable part of Russian culture. — Genre is a particularly difficult matter when it comes to Russian cinema, as the lines of demarcation are so easily blurred. The list is primarily composed of feature-length, cinema-released movies. However, many beloved and important Russian films began in a form that in North America would be called television mini-series; several of these are included. At the compiler’s discretion, numerous short films (live-action and animated) were also included. Please use the comments box below for any further suggestions or points of criticism, both of which are welcome. Well, that’s it. Enjoy!" Movies with no IMDb-entry: Boris Godunov (unfinished; fragments of Pushkin’s play)(Drankov, 1907) A Peasant’s Lot (Krestyanskaya dolya)(V. Goncharov, 1912) The Wedding Day (Den’ venchaniya; Yom Hakhupe)(E. Slavinsky, 1912) Merchant Bashkirov's Daughter (Drama na Volga; aka Doch' kuptsa Bashkirova)(N. Larin.1913) Antosha Ruined by a Corset (Antoshu korset pogubil)(Puchalsky, 1916) The Ice Rink (Katok)(I. Ivanov-Vano, 1927) The Tale of the Priest and of his Workman Balda (Skazka o pope i o ego rabotnike Balde)(unfinished, fragment)(M. Tsekhanovsky, 1934) The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish (Skazka o rybake i rybke)(M. Tsekhanovsky, 1950) A Cloud in Love (Vlyublyonnoye oblako)(A. Karanovich, R. Kachanov, 1959) The Poodle (Pudel)(N. Shorina, 1985) Years and Fates (Gody i sudby)(M. Litvyakov, 1988) Glory of the Bolshoi / Vladimir Vasiliev, Galina Ulanova, Irek Mukhamedov, more Glory of the Kirov / Mikhail Baryshnikov, Rudolf Nureyev, Natalia Makarova, Natalia Dudinskaya, more The Time When Dreams Melt (A. Vakhrushev, 1996) The Life of St. Sergius of Radonezh (Zhitie Prepodobnogo Sergiya)(T. Novikova, 2005)
  2. Movies on free for streaming with English subtitles's icon

    Movies on free for streaming with English subtitles

    Favs/dislikes: 33:0. On: [url][/url] most can also be found at [url][/url] Notes: Not on imdb: Boris Yurtsev's The Brave People (1950) ? Not on imdb: Andrey Smirnov's The Onset Of An Unknown Age (1987) ? Not on imdb: Vasily Ordynsky's The Red Square (1970) ? The colossal 470 minute war piece Osvobozhdenie (The Great Battle) (Ozerov, 1969) is available in these two links: [url][/url] [url][/url] Siberiada (Konchalovskiy, 1979) is also in two parts: [url][/url] [url][/url]
  3. Aleksandr Sokurov Complete Filmography's icon

    Aleksandr Sokurov Complete Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 22:0. All feature films directed by Aleksandr Sokurov, as well as shorts, anthology films and things for TV.
  4. 650 movies, that changed the world's icon

    650 movies, that changed the world

    Favs/dislikes: 20:0. Movie list from popular russian media resourse "Afisha". Choice of 16 russian critics. Based on hard book guide of the same name. The purpose of the list was not to choose "the best movies of all over the world", but to highlight the most important movies with high influence on cinematography.
  5. Seance's Best Russian Films's icon

    Seance's Best Russian Films

    Favs/dislikes: 16:1. In 2008, Seance magazine asked 100 filmmakers and critics to vote for the best Russian films of all time. This list includes all films that received at least 2 votes. The ballots are available on [url=]Seance's website[/url]. See [url=]this spreadsheet[/url] for vote counts and top directors.
  6. Nedelia's Best Russian Films's icon

    Nedelia's Best Russian Films

    Favs/dislikes: 13:0. In 1987, Nedelia asked 12 critics to vote for the best Russian films of all time. This list includes all films that received at least 1 vote. See [url=]this spreadsheet[/url] for the vote counts.
  7. Wladyslaw Starewicz Filmography's icon

    Wladyslaw Starewicz Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 12:1. Let's get obscure, people.
  8. Ministry of Culture's 100 Russian Movies Recommended for Pupils's icon

    Ministry of Culture's 100 Russian Movies Recommended for Pupils

    Favs/dislikes: 9:0. This is a list of films recommended to be shown in schools
  9. Russian Silent Montage's icon

    Russian Silent Montage

    Favs/dislikes: 9:0. The movies associated with the concept of Russian Montage as a distinct style/genre.
  10. iCM Forum's Favorite Russian Movies Top 100's icon

    iCM Forum's Favorite Russian Movies Top 100

    Favs/dislikes: 8:0. The 100 favorite Russian movies of the iCM Forum as voted for by (some of) its members
  11. Aleksei German filmography's icon

    Aleksei German filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 6:0. Movies directed by Aleksei German.
  12. iCM Forum's Favorite Russian Movies Complete List's icon

    iCM Forum's Favorite Russian Movies Complete List

    Favs/dislikes: 6:0.
  13. Vsevolod Pudovkin Filmography's icon

    Vsevolod Pudovkin Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 6:0. All the films directed by the great Russian filmmaker Vsevelod Pudovkin.
  14. Aleksandr Dovzhenko filmography's icon

    Aleksandr Dovzhenko filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 4:0. All films directed by Aleksandr Dovzhenko. - lost films excluded
  15. Yuriy Norshteyn Filmography's icon

    Yuriy Norshteyn Filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 4:0. One of the greatest masters of Russian Animation.
  16. 50 Cult Films by USSR's icon

    50 Cult Films by USSR

    Favs/dislikes: 3:0.
  17. Georgi Daneliya filmography's icon

    Georgi Daneliya filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 3:0. Movies made by Georgi Daneliya. Lost films not included
  18. 100 Greatest Films by "Sobesednik"'s icon

    100 Greatest Films by "Sobesednik"

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0.
  19. Boris Barnet filmography's icon

    Boris Barnet filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. Movies made by Boris Barnet.
  20. Mizoguchi's My Top 30 Russian-Soviet Films's icon

    Mizoguchi's My Top 30 Russian-Soviet Films

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. Salvaged for the now-defunct website. This is one of many lists from prolific user mizoguchi.
  21. Stanislav Rostotsky filmography's icon

    Stanislav Rostotsky filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 1:0. Movies made by Stanislav Rostotsky.
  22. Abram Room filmography's icon

    Abram Room filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. Movies made by Abram Room.
  23. Aleksey Balabanov filmography's icon

    Aleksey Balabanov filmography

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. Aleksei Balabanov (25 February 1959 – 18 May 2013) was a popular Russian filmmaker. Balabanov is best known for the 1997 crime film Brat, and its more action-oriented sequel, Brat-2, both of which starred Sergei Bodrov, Jr. as a novice hit man. Brat became a hit both at the box office and in video copies, achieving wide popularity in Russia. Later, however, he became better known for his shocking and controversial films Gruz 200 (2007) and Morphine (2008).
  24. All-Union Film Festival - Grand Prize's icon

    All-Union Film Festival - Grand Prize

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. The All-Union Film Festival (Russian: Всесоюзный кинофестиваль; tr.:Vsesoyuznyy kinofestival, also known as ВКФ; VKF) was one of the most important film festivals of the Soviet Union. It was founded in 1958 and held regularly from 1964-1988. It was held annually from 1972 onwards, and bi-annually before that (before 1964, there were festivals in the years 1958, 1959 and 1960). The list includes the winners of Best Fiction Film and several years where a Grand Prize was awarded instead. There are some festival years where neither of these prizes appear to have been given. Notes: Osvobozhdenie (1969) - Award was given to parts 3 & 4 1958 * 1959 * 1960 * I - 1964, Leningrad * (Tie) II - 1966, Kiev III - 1968, Leningrad IV - 1970, Minsk * V - 1972, Tbilisi * VI - 1973, Alma-Ata VII - 1974 Baku * VIII - 1975, Chisinau * IX - 1976, Frunze * X - 1977, Riga XI - 1978, Yerevan XII - 1979, Ashgabat * XIII - 1980, Dushanbe * XIV - 1981, Vilnius XV - 1982, Tallinn XVI - 1983, Leningrad XVII - 1984, Kiev * XVIII - 1985, Minsk XIX - 1986, Alma-Ata XX - 1987, Tbilisi * XXI - 1988, Baku * Years currently included on list
  25. Favourite Russian films's icon

    Favourite Russian films

    Favs/dislikes: 0:0. Personal list for a poll - ranked
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