Whether you're from the motherland or not, if you like good movies then you'll enjoy the films on this ranked list of Russian movies streaming on Netflix. Forget the American cliche of Russians being the bad guy; these films are funny, emotional, horrifying and just downright entertaining. Most of these Netflix Russian movies are in the Russian language, but most have subtitles, so don't worry about not understanding the story. This list also includes the best Eastern European movies on Netflix as well.This list of the best Russian movies on Netflix will give you a whole different idea of what modern Russia is like. For example, the supernatural thriller Night Watch and its sequel, Day Watch, and the documentary Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer.
On a more different note, this list of Netflix Russian language movies includes the horror movie III: The Ritual and the sci-fi epic Hard to Be a God. Vote for your favorites below, or use the list as a guide if you are new to these films.
This biopic of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin follows his rise from childhood poverty to his selection and training for the 1961 Vostok mission.
Actors: Yaroslav Zhalnin, Mikhail Filippov
Directed by: Pavel Parkhomenko
Over six days in 1971, brilliant writer Sergei Dovlatov encounters maddening barriers to publishing his work under the repressive Soviet regime.
Actors: Milan Maric, Danila Kozlovsky
Directed by: Aleksey German
Actors: Alexander Nevsky, Kristanna Loken, Adrian Paul, Robert Davi, Robert Madrid, + more
Directed by: Alexander Nevsky