Beneath the icy façade, there’s actually a lot of humor to be gleaned from Russians. This list of the best Russian comedy movies shows the motherland loves nothing more than a good laugh. From Soviet crack-ups to modern day Russian laughfests, you’re sure to find anything and everything related to the funniest Russian comedy movies on this list. Dive in and find out if Russian cinema is your thing! You may discover a new passion you never knew was burning inside of you.
The Irony of Fate, directed by Eldar Ryazanov, was first shown on television New Year’s Eve 1976 in the Soviet Union. It was such a hit that to this day it is a tradition in Russia to watch the movie every year on New Year’s Eve.
Space Dogs is an animated comedy that honors the first two dogs to survive a trip into space. Another Russian animated film is Snow Queen, which was released around the same time as Frozen and bears a visual resemblance to the Disney film.
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6 19 2 kotbayun added Operation Y and Shurik's Other Adventures Yuri Nikulin, Georgiy Vitsin, Vladimir Basov Operation Y and Shurik's Other Adventures - is a 1965 Soviet slapstick comedy film directed by Leonid Gaidai, starring Aleksandr Demyanenko, Natalya Seleznyova, Yuri Nikulin, Georgy Vitsin and ...more
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8 13 1 Alex Gaginsky added Unbelievable Adventures of Italians in Russia Andrei Mironov, Gigi Ballista, Ninetto Davoli Unbelievable Adventures of Italians in Russia is a 1974 joint Soviet-Italian film about some Italians searching for treasure in Russia, and directed by Franco Prosperi and Eldar Ryazanov.
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10 16 2 Alex Gaginsky added Welcome, or No Trespassing Yevgeniy Yevstigneyev, Viktor Kosykh Welcome, or No Trespassing is a Soviet movie by Elem Klimov made in 1964. It is a satirical comedy about the excessive restrictions that children face during their vacation in a Young Pioneer ...more
11 12 1 Alex Gaginsky added Stripped Trip Evgeny Leonov
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16 12 2 Alex Gaginsky added The Girls Anatoly Adoskin, Mikhail Pugovkin, Nadezhda Rumyantseva
Девчата The Girls is a 1961 Soviet comedy directed by Yuri Chulyukin based on a screenplay by Boris Bednyj.
ДевчатаThe Girls is a 1961 Soviet comedy directed by Yuri Chulyukin based on a screenplay by Boris Bednyj.
17 6 0 Alex Gaginsky added This Plane Flies to Russia
Самолёт летит в Россию.
Самолёт летит в Россию.