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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Alan Schneider Died at 67 (1917-1984)

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Aleksandr Gordon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Aleksandr Gornovsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Aleksandr Inshakov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Aleksandr Karavayev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Aleksandr Khanzhonkov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Aleksandr Khanzhonkov Died at 68 (1877-1945)

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Aleksandr Khvan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexander Kott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Aleksandr Laslo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Aleksandr Panteleyev is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Aleksandr Panteleyev Died at 76 (1872-1948)

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Aleksandr Petrov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Aleksandr Proshkin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexandre Michon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Alexandre Michon Died at 63 (1858-1921)

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Aleksandr Rogozhkin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Aleksandr Tatarskiy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Aleksandr Tatarskiy Died at 57 (1950-2007)

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Aleksandr Zguridi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Aleksandr Zguridi Died at 94 (1904-1998)

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Aleksandra Khokhlova is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Aleksandra Khokhlova Died at 88 (1897-1985)

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Aleksei Balabanov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Aleksei Balabanov Died at 54 (1959-2013)

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Aleksei Fedorchenko is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Aleksei Korenev is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Aleksei Korenev Died at 68 (1927-1995)

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

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Aleksey Igudesman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Aleqsandre Rekhviashvili is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alex Budovsky is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Alex Budovsky age 42

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Alexander Bashirov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexander Borodyanski is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexander Doulerain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexander Gutman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexander Kaidonovsky is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Alexander Kaidonovsky Died at 49 (1946-1995)

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Andrei Smirnov is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexander Mindadze is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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

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Alexander Montov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexander Rou is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Alexander Rou Died at 67 (1906-1973)

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

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Alexander Stefanovich is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexander Zeldovich is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexandra Strelyanaya is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexei German Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexei Guerman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Alexei Guerman Died at 75 (1938-2013)

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David Burton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
David Burton Died at 86 (1877-1963)

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Alexei Popogrebski is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Dmitri Vasilyev is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Dmitri Vasilyev Died at 84 (1900-1984)

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

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Alexey Mizgirev is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Alexis Granowsky is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia
Alexis Granowsky Died at 47 (1890-1937)

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Andrei Andreyevich Eshpai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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Andrey Khrzhanovsky is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia

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

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Andrei Kravchuk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from Russia