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The Best Russian Movies Of 2019

Updated August 19, 2019 206 votes 74 voters 2.6k views30 items

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 Line1
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    The Balkan Line

    Anton Pampushnyy, Gosha Kutsenko

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

  • Beanpole2
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    Beanpole

    Viktoria Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina

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

  • Saving Leningrad3
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    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.

  • The Coma4
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    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. 

  • Billion5
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    Billion

    Dmitriy Astrakhan, Fyodor Bavtrikov

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

  • Domovoy6
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    Domovoy

    Sergey Chirkov, Yekaterina Guseva

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

  • Sober Driver7
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    Sober Driver

    Viktor Khorinyak, Andrey Burkovskiy

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

  • Seven Dinners8
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    Seven Dinners

    Vera Guryeva, Vladimir Ilin

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

  • Quiet Comes the Dawn9
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    Quiet Comes the Dawn

    Aleksandra Drozdova, Kuzma Kotrelev

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

  • Guests10
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    Guests

    Yuriy Chursin, Evgeniy Egorov

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

  • Dau11
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    Dau

    Oleg Garkusha, Teodor Currentzis

    Released2014

    Directed byIlya Khrzhanovsky

    Dau is a Russian film directed by Ilya Khrzhanovsky. The film deals with the life of the Nobel... more on Wikipedia
  • Queen of Spades: The Looking Glass12
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    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. 

  • Leaving Afghanistan13
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    Leaving Afghanistan

    Mikhail Kremer, Aleksandr Kuznetsov

    Leaving Afghanistan is a Russian war film directed and written by Pavel Lungin.

  • Abigail14
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    Abigail

    Tinatin Dalakishvili , Gleb Bochkov

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

  • Sheep & Wolves 2: Pig Deal15
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    Sheep & Wolves 2: Pig Deal

    Graham Halstead, Major Attaway

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

  • The Conquest of Siberia16
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    The Conquest of Siberia

    Andrey Burkovskiy, Erkebulan Diarov

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

  • Mistresses17
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    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.

  • Donbass Okraina18
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    Donbass Okraina

    Gela Meskhi, Evgeniy Mikheev

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

  • Baba Yaga: Terror of the Dark Forest19
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    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.

  • Wild League20
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    Wild League

    Adrian Paul, William Shockley

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

  • The Blackout21
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    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.

  • Gatekeeper of the Galaxy22
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    Gatekeeper of the Galaxy

    Wolfgang Cerny, Svetlana Ivanova

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

  • Naughty Grandma 223
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    Naughty Grandma 2

    Aleksandr Revva, Glukoza

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

  • Komanda Mechty24
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    Komanda Mechty

    Jan Tsapnik, Roman Madyanov

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

  • Dorogoy Papa25
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    Dorogoy Papa

    Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Valentina Lyapina

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