netflix 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.

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Day Watch Jeanna Friske, Gosha Kutsenko, Aleksei Chadov Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Day Watch, is a 2006 Russian dark fantasy action film written and directed by Timur Bekmambetov. Marketed as "the first film of the year", it opened in theatres across Russia on 1 ...more

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12 Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergei Garmash, Mikhail Yefremov 12 is a 2007 crime film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov. Mikhalkov was awarded the Special Lion at the 64th Venice International Film Festival for his work on the film, which also ...more

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Night Watch Anna Semenovich, Jeanna Friske, Gosha Kutsenko Night Watch is a 2004 Russian urban fantasy supernatural thriller film directed by Timur Bekmambetov. It is loosely based on the novel The Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko, and is the first part ...more

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III: The Ritual Polina Davydova, Evgeniy Gagarin, Lyubov Ignatushko