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The Best Russian Movies On Netflix  

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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.

Gagarin: First in Space is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Russian Movies On Netflix
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Gagarin: First in Space

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

Released: 2013

Directed by: Pavel Parkhomenko

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Dovlatov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Russian Movies On Netflix
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Dovlatov

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

Released: 2018

Directed by: Aleksey German

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Black Rose
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Actors: Alexander Nevsky, Kristanna Loken, Adrian Paul, Robert Davi, Robert Madrid, + more

Released: 2014

Directed by: Alexander Nevsky

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