Famous Film Directors from Russia

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List of famous film directors from Russia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Russia has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Russian directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Russia and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

Nikolai Schpikowski and Alexander Montov are only the beginning of the items on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Russian directors?" and "Which directors are from Russia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Russia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Russian directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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    Alan Schneider Kharkiv, Soviet Union

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    Russia, Moscow

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    Aleksandr Gornovsky

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    Russia, Moscow

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    Aleksandr Karavayev Moscow, Russia

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    Aleksandr Khanzhonkov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

    Aleksandr Khanzhonkov Makiivka, Ukraine

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    Cheboksary, Russia

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    Moscow, Russia

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    Aleksandr Laslo Saint Petersburg, Russia

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    Aleksandr Panteleyev Saint Petersburg, Russia

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    Pervomaysky District, Yaroslavl Oblast

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    Aleksandr Proshkin Saint Petersburg, Russia

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    Ukraine, Kharkiv, Eurasia

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    Saint Petersburg, Russia

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    Kiev, Ukraine

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    Aleksandr Zguridi Saratov, Russia

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    Berlin, Germany

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    Yekaterinburg, Russia

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    Sol-Iletsk, Russia

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    Moscow, Russia

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    Aleksey Batalov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

    Aleksey Batalov Vladimir, Russia

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    Saint Petersburg, Russia

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    Alex Budovsky Saint Petersburg, Russia

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    Alexander Bashirov Eurasia, Russia, Tyumen Oblast

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    Vorkuta, Russia

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    Grozny, Russia

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    Alexander Gutman

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    Rostov-on-Don, Russia

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    Andrei Smirnov Moscow, Russia

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    Moscow, Russia

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    Alexander Mitta is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

    Alexander Mitta Moscow, Russia

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    Alexander Montov Ufa, Russia

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    Yuryevets, Russia

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    Alexander Sokurov is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

    Alexander Sokurov Irkutsk Oblast, Russia

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    Alexander Stefanovich Saint Petersburg, Russia

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    Moscow, Russia

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    Alexandra Strelyanaya Saint Petersburg, Russia

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    Alexei German Jr. Moscow, Russia

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    Saint Petersburg, Russia

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    Odessa, Ukraine

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    Moscow, Russia

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    Dmitri Vasilyev Yeysk, Russia

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    Alexei Uchitel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

    Alexei Uchitel Saint Petersburg, Russia

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    Myski, Russia

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    Alexis Granowsky Moscow, Russia

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    Andrei Andreyevich Eshpai Soviet Union

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    Andrey Khrzhanovsky Moscow, Russia

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    Andrei Konchalovsky is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

    Andrei Konchalovsky Moscow, Russia

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    Saint Petersburg, Russia

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