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The Best Russian Movies Of 2019  

Jason Bancroft
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Here is your chance to vote for the best Russian movies of 2019. The country has seen its film production grow in recent years, and it is gradually turning into a significant exporter of films to the worldwide market. In the last two years, the Russian films Loveless and Leviathan have received global acclaim. Both were nominated for Best Foreign-Language Film at the Academy Awards. That gives you an indication of the high level of quality to be found in the motion picture industry there. Russian films are also more accessible than ever thanks to streaming platforms like Netflix.

The greatest Russian movies of 2019 might earn similar accolades. Many genres can be found among them, including dramas, comedies, war stories, horror, and animated features. One of them, Abigail, is even a steampunk fantasy. By looking at Russia's 2019 output, you can see how dedicated its filmmakers are to delivering smart, provocative, entertaining works for the entire world to enjoy. Without a doubt, they will continue working to expand the cinematic horizons within their country going forward. 

Vote for the best Russian films of 2019 from the list below. If you don't see one of your favorites accounted for, go ahead and add it. Check back later on to see how other users rank your picks. 

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The Balkan Line is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
The Balkan Line Anton Pampushnyy, Gosha Kutsenko

The Balkan Line is a 2019 Russian-Serbian action film directed by Andrey Volgin.

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Domovoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Domovoy Sergey Chirkov, Yekaterina Guseva

Domovoy  is a 2019 Russian dark fantasy comedy film directed by Yevgeny Bedarev.

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Beanpole is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Beanpole Viktoria Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina

Beanpole is a 2019 Russian historical drama film directed by Kantemir Balagov.

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Seven Dinners is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Seven Dinners Vera Guryeva, Vladimir Ilin

Seven Dinners is a 2019 Russian comedy directed by Kirill Pletnyov.

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Quiet Comes the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Quiet Comes the Dawn Aleksandra Drozdova, Kuzma Kotrelev

Quiet Comes the Dawn is a 2019 Russian horror film directed by Pavel Sidorov.

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Saving Leningrad is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Saving Leningrad Maria Melnikova, Andrey Mironov-Udalov

Saving Leningrad is a 2019 Russian war film directed by Aleksey Kozlov. It is about the Road of Life, the tragedy of blood "barge 752", which took place on the night of September 16 to 17, 1941, at Lake Ladoga.

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Guests is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Guests Yuriy Chursin, Evgeniy Egorov

Guests is a 2019 Russian horror film directed by Evgeniy Abyzov.

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Sober Driver is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Sober Driver Viktor Khorinyak, Andrey Burkovskiy

Sober Driver is a 2019 Russian comedy film directed by Rezo Gigineishvili.

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Sheep & Wolves 2: Pig Deal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Sheep & Wolves 2: Pig Deal Graham Halstead, Major Attaway

Sheep & Wolves 2: Pig Deal is a 2019 Russian animated film directed by Vladimir Nikolaev.

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Billion is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Billion Dmitriy Astrakhan, Fyodor Bavtrikov

Billion is a 2019 Russian comedy crime thriller directed by Roman Prygunov.

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The Coma is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
The Coma Lyubov Aksyonova, Milos Bikovic

The Coma is a 2019 Russian science-fiction film directed by Nikita Argunov. After a colossal and mysterious accident a young talented architect comes back to his senses in a very odd world that only resembles the reality. 

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Abigail is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Abigail Tinatin Dalakishvili , Gleb Bochkov

Abigail is a 2019 Russian steampunk fantasy adventure film directed by Aleksandr Boguslavsky.

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Wild League is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Wild League Adrian Paul, William Shockley

Wild League is a 2019 Russian historical sports drama directed by Andrey Bogatyrev and Art Camacho. 

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Dorogoy Papa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Dorogoy Papa Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Valentina Lyapina

Dorogoy Papa is a 2019 Russian family comedy directed by Mikhail Raskhodnikov.

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Queen of Spades: The Looking G... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Queen of Spades: The Looking Glass Angelina Strechina, Daniil Muravyev-Izotov

Queen of Spades: Through the Looking Glass is a Russian supernatural horror film directed by Aleksandr Domogarov. 

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The Conquest of Siberia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
The Conquest of Siberia Andrey Burkovskiy, Erkebulan Diarov

The Conquest of Siberia is a 2019 Russian historical drama directed by Igor Zaytsev.

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Mistresses is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Mistresses Yuliya Aleksandrova, Paulina Andreeva

Mistesses is a 2019 Russian comedy directed by Elena Hazanov. Three girls, deceived by married men, establish a secret society to help other women like themselves.

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Dau is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Oleg Garkusha, Teodor Currentzis, Denis Krasnoshapko
Dau is a Russian film directed by Ilya Khrzhanovsky. The film deals with the life of the Nobel Prize winning Soviet scientist Lev Landau. The movie is one of Russia's largest and most ...more
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Donbass Okraina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Donbass Okraina Gela Meskhi, Evgeniy Mikheev

Donbass Okraina is a 2019 Russian war drama directed by Renat Davletyarov.

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Baba Yaga: Terror of the Dark ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Baba Yaga: Terror of the Dark Forest Maryana Spivak, Stevlana Ustinova

Baba Yaga: Terror of the Dark Forest is a 2019 Russian horror film directed by Svyatoslav Podgaevskiy.

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The Blackout is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
The Blackout Filipp Avdeev, Aleksey Chadov

The Blackout is a 2019 Russian science-fiction action thriller directed by Egor Baranov. No meteorites hit Earth, no terrorists put the world in danger, no atomic war was started, but something did go wrong.

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Gatekeeper of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Gatekeeper of the Galaxy Wolfgang Cerny, Svetlana Ivanova

Gatekeeper of the Galaxy is a 2019 Russian science-fiction film directed by Dzhanik Fayziev. 

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Naughty Grandma 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Naughty Grandma 2 Aleksandr Revva, Glukoza

Naughty Grandma 2 is a 2019 Russian comedy directed by Marius Balchunas.

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Komanda Mechty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Komanda Mechty Jan Tsapnik, Roman Madyanov

Komanda Mechty is a 2019 Russian sports movie directed by Maksim Zykov and Philipp Abryutin.

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Fiksiki Protiv Krabotov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Russian Movies Of 2019
Fiksiki Protiv Krabotov Inna Korolyova, Diomid Vinogradov

Fiksiki Protiv Krabotov is a 2019 Russian animated film directed by Oleg Uzhinov and Vasiko Bedoshvili.