The Best Movies Directed by Sergei Eisenstein

List of all movies directed by Sergei Eisenstein ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Sergei Eisenstein are listed here and include movie posters and Sergei Eisenstein movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Sergei Eisenstein as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Sergei Eisenstein movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Sergei Eisenstein film is can be factored into this list.

From Sergei Eisenstein's studio films to Sergei Eisenstein's independent films, this Sergei Eisenstein filmography keeps tabs on all Sergei Eisenstein movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List ranges from Battleship Potemkin to Alexander Nevsky and more.

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  • Battleship Potemkin
    Sergei Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov, Aleksandr Antonov
    16 votes
    • Released: 1925
    • Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein
    Battleship Potemkin, sometimes rendered as Battleship Potyomkin, is a 1925 silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein and produced by Mosfilm. It presents a dramatized version of the mutiny that ...more
  • Alexander Nevsky
    Nikolay Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Dmitriy Orlov
    9 votes
    • Released: 1938
    • Directed by: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Dmitri Vasilyev
    When German knights invade Russia, Prince Alexander Nevsky (Nikolai Cherkasov) must rally his people to resist the formidable force. After the Teutonic soldiers take over an eastern Russian city, ...more

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  • Ivan the Terrible
    Nikolai Cherkasov, Lyudmila Tselikovskaya, Serafima Birman
    9 votes
    • Released: 1944
    • Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein
    Ivan the Terrible is a two-part historical epic film about Ivan IV of Russia commissioned by Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, who admired and identified himself with Ivan, to be written and directed by ...more
  • ¡Que viva México!

    ¡Que viva México!

    Sergei Bondarchuk
    6 votes
    • Released: 1932
    • Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein
    ¡Que viva México! is a film project begun in 1930 by the Russian avant-garde director Sergei Eisenstein. It would have been an episodic portrayal of Mexican culture and politics from pre-Conquest ...more
  • October: Ten Days That Shook the World
    Eduard Tisse, Boris Livanov, Vladimir Popov
    11 votes
    • Released: 1928
    • Directed by: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei Eisenstein
    October: Ten Days That Shook the World is a 1928 Soviet silent propaganda film by Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori Aleksandrov. It is a celebratory dramatization of the 1917 October Revolution ...more
  • Bezhin Meadow
    Erast Garin, Boris Zakhava
    4 votes
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein
    Bezhin Meadow is a 1937 Soviet film famous for having been suppressed and believed destroyed before its completion. Directed by Sergei Eisenstein, it tells the story of a young farm boy whose father ...more

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