Film Famous Movies From Kazakhstan

Reference
18.8k views 72 items

List of popular movies from Kazakhstan, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Kazakhstan are included. This list of famous films made in Kazakhstan includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Kazakhstan should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Kazakhstan is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

List is made up of many different movies, including Tulpan and Mongol. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Kazakhstan?"

1
Ranker Video
Tadanobu Asano, Sun Honglei, Ba Sen Mongol, also known as Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan in the United States and Mongol: The Rise to Power of Genghis Khan in the United Kingdom, is a 2007 Russian semi-historical film about the ...more

2
Ranker Video
Bai Ling, Jay Hernandez, Mark Dacascos Nomad: The Warrior is a 2005 Kazakh historical epic film written and co-produced by Rustam Ibragimbekov, executive-produced by Miloš Forman and directed by Sergei Bodrov, Ivan Passer and Talgat ...more

3
Ranker Video
Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Esentai Tulendiev, Samal Esljamova Tulpan is a 2008 film directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy.

4
Ranker Video
Oleg Menshikov, Aleksei Zharkov, Sergei Bodrov Prisoner of the Mountains, also known as Prisoner of the Caucasus, is a 1996 Russian war drama film directed by Sergei Bodrov and written by Bodrov, Arif Aliyev and Boris Giller. The film is ...more

5
Ranker Video
Viktor Sukhorukov, Olga Landina, Eduard Tabishev Shiza a.k.a. Schizo is a 2004 Russian language film directed by Gulshat Omarova. The film was in the official selection from Kazakhstan for the 77th Academy Awards. It was also screened in the ...more

6
Ranker Video
Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Oldzhas Nusupbayev, Farkhat Amankulov Native Dancer is a 2008 film written by Sergey Bodrov and Gulshat Omarova and directed by Gulshat Omarova.

7
Ranker Video
Roksana Abouova, Talgat Assetov Killer is a 1998 French-Kazakhstani crime drama film directed by Darezhan Omirbaev.

8
Ranker Video
"In his most recent work, Christian Frei turns to an age-old dream of man: to leave our planet as a "normal person“ and travel into outer space. For 20 million dollars, the American ...more

9
Ranker Video
David Bennent, Philippe Torreton, Marek Brodzki Ulzhan is a 2007 international co-production directed by Volker Schlöndorff, starring Philippe Torreton, Ayanat Ksenbai and David Bennent.

10
Ranker Video
Jamshed Usmonov, Serik Aprymov, Saule Tahtybaeva The Road is a 2001 Kazakhstani drama film directed by Darezhan Omirbaev. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.

11
Ranker Video
Turakhan Sadykova, Gulsharat Zhubayeva, Erzhan Nurymbet Kelin is a 2009 drama film written and directed by Ermek Tursunov.

12
Ranker Video
Juozas Budraitis, Maxim Munzuk, Erik Zholzhaksynov The Red Flute is a 1989 drama film directed by Yermek Shinarbayev.

13
Ranker Video
The Other Bank Tamar Meskhi, Jano Isoria, Galoba Gambaria "Twelve-year-old Tedo lives with his young mother in Keto in an isolated hut on the outskirts of Tiflis. Tedo and Keto are refugees from Abchasia. The civil war has claimed everything they ...more

14
Ranker Video
The Market: A Tale of Trade Genco Erkal, Tayanç Ayaydın, Şenay Aydın The Market- A Tale of Trade is a 2008 film directed by Ben Hopkins.

15
Ranker Video
Harmony Lessons Ramazan Sultanbek, Nursultan Nurbergenov, Erasyl Nurzhakyp Harmony Lessons is a 2013 Kazakh-German drama film directed by Emir Baigazin. The film premiered in competition at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival where Aziz Zhambakiyev won the ...more

16
Ranker Video
Saule Suleymenova, Yulia Sukhova, Adilkhan Essenbulatov The Place on the Gray Triangular Hat is a 1993 drama film from Kazakhstan, written by Nikita Zhelkibayev and directed by Yermek Shinarbayev.

17
Ranker Video
Cardiogram Saule Tahtybaeva, Jonathon Asauov, Ilyas Kalymbetov Cardiogram is a 1995 drama film written and directed by Darezhan Omirbayev.

18
Ranker Video
Kaïrat Indira Jeksembaeva, Samat Beysenbin, Baljan Bisembekova Kaïrat is a 1992 drama film written and directed by Darezhan Omirbaev.

19
Ranker Video
Highway Highway is a 1999 documentary directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy.

20
Ranker Video
Yekaterina Rednikova, Nurzhuman Ikhtymbayev, Waldemar Szczepaniak The Gift to Stalin is a 2008 Kazakhstani film that tells the story of a little boy named Sasha who is sent to Kazakhstan. He is saved from death by an old Kazakh man, Kasym, who takes the boy to ...more

21
Ranker Video
Chouga Alnur Turgambayeva, Aidos Sagatov Chouga is a 2007 drama film directed by Darezhan Omirbaev.

22
Ranker Video
The Wild East Aleksandr Sporykhin, Aleksandr Aksyonov, Gennadi Shatunov The Wild East is a Russian-language film created in Kazakhstan shortly after the dissolution of the Soviet Union released in 1993. It was written and directed by Rashid Nugmanov and was inspired ...more

23
Paradise is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies From Kazakhstan
Paradise Paradise is a 1996 documentary directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy.

24
Ranker Video
American Daughter Vladimir Mashkov, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Teddy Lane Jr. American Daughter is a 1995 comedy drama film written by Aleksandr Borodyanskiy and Karen Shakhnazarov and directed by Karen Shakhnazarov.

25
Ranker Video
Liazzat Dautova, Talgat Sultanov Antiromantika is a 2001 short film written and directed by Nariman Turebayev.

26
Ranker Video
My Brother Silk Road Tamlay Imanaliev, Busurman Odurakaev, Urmat Samudunov "A train is crossing the Kyrgyz steppe along the former Silk Road route. Four children have left their mountain village to reach the railway, dreaming of hopping on a train that will take ...more

27
Ranker Video
The Fall of Otrar Bolot Beishenaliev, Dinmukhamet Akhimov, Tungyshbai Dzhamankulov The Fall of Otrar is a 1991 war-drama film written by Aleksei German and Svetlana Karmalita; directed by Ardak Amirkulov.

28
Ranker Video
Revenge Erik Zholzhaksynov, Aldabek Shaldayev, Khojadurdy Narliyev Revenge is a 2006 drama film written by Smagul Elubai and directed by Damir Manabai.

29
Ranker Video
The Rough River, The Placid Sea Rustem Turkbenbayev, Anatoly Pak, Adil Turkbenbayev The Rough River, The Placid Sea is a 2005 film written and directed by Marat Sarulu.

30
Aksuat is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Movies From Kazakhstan
Aksuat Sabit Kurmanbekov, Erbolat Ospankulov, Ershan Ahim Aksuat is a 1998 drama film directed by Serik Aprymov.

31
Ranker Video
My Sinful Angel Gérard Depardieu, Talgat Temenov My Sinful Angel is a 2012 romance film written and directed by Talgat Temenov.

32
Ranker Video
Biography of a Young Accordion Player Raikhan Aitkhozhanova, Pit Haytovich, Sovietbek Zhumadilov Biography of a Young Accordion Player is a 1994 dramatic comedy film written by Satybaldy Narymbetov and Iztule Ismaganbetova directed by Satybaldy Narymbetov.

33
Ranker Video
Myn Bala Myn Bala is a 2011 Kazakhstani historical dramatic film depicting the overthrow of Zungharian oppressors. The film was made to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence from ...more

34
Milk for Lambs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Movies From Kazakhstan
Milk for Lambs Milk for Lambs is a 2010 short film directed by Almagul Menlibayeva.

35
Ranker Video
Songs from the Southern Seas Mikhail Zhigalov, Ilya Sokolovskiy, Evgraf Prohorov Songs from the Southern Seas is a 2009 film directed by Marat Sarulu. "Two couples, one Russian and one Kazakh, live side by side in relative harmony amidst a beautiful yet semi-desolate ...more

36
Ranker Video
Last Holiday Shalva Gogoladze, Sanzhar Iskakov, Anatoly Gapchuk Last Holiday is a 1996 drama film directed by Amir Karakulov.

37
Ranker Video
The Dove-Bell Ringer Chinghiz Nogaibaev, El’mira Makhmutova The Dove-Bell Ringer is a 1993 romantic film from Kazakhstan, written and directed by Amir Karakulov; with writing credits by Yelena Gordeyeva.

38
The Lord of the Flies is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Movies From Kazakhstan
The Lord of the Flies is a 1990 film written and directed by Vladimir Tyulkin.

39
Proshchai, Gulsary! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Movies From Kazakhstan
Proshchai, Gulsary! Dokhdurbek Kydyraliyev, Raikhan Aitkhozhanova, Nurlan Sanzhar Proshchai, Gulsary! is a 2008 drama film written by Erzhan Rustembekow and directed by Ardak Amirkulov.

40
Ranker Video
Birzhan Sal "The film Birzhan sal narrates about dramatic tory of a life of the legendary national singer and composer Birzhan Kozhagulov. It is a film about a choice between pride and humility, ...more

41
Ranker Video
The Needle Viktor Tsoi, Alexander Bashirov, Pyotr Mamonov Needle is a Soviet movie filmed in 1988. The main character, Moro, is played by the famous Soviet rock musician Viktor Tsoi.

42
Ranker Video
Pozdnyaya lyubov Gérard Depardieu Pozdnyaya lyubov is a 2010 comedy film written by Sergei Azimov and Aktan Arym Kubat and directed by Sabit Kurmanbekov.

43
1997 (Sapisi rustema s kartink... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Movies From Kazakhstan
1997 (Sapisi rustema s kartinkami) Sapisi rustema s kartinkami is a 1997 film directed by Ardak Amirkulov.

44
Ranker Video
The Fly Up The Fly Up is a 2001 short film written and directed by Marat Sarulu.

45
Ranker Video
Do You Need a Puppy? Do You Need a Puppy? is a 2003 film directed by Kanymbek Kassymbekov.

46
Ranker Video
Abai Abai is a 1995 drama film written by Leila Akhinzhanova, Serik Aprimov, Mukhtar Auezov and Aleksandr Baranov directed by Ardak Amirkulov.

47
Ranker Video
Eisenstein in Alma-Ata Eisenstein in Alma-Ata is a 1998 documentary film from Kazakhstan, directed by Igor Gonopolsky.

48
Ranker Video
The Last Cold Days The Last Cold Days is a 1993 film directed by Bulat Kalymbetov and Bulat Ischakov.

49
Ranker Video
Polygon

50
Ranker Video
Three Brothers Three Brothers is a 1999 film directed by Serik Aprymov.