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Famous Movies From Russian Empire

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

List features movies like Father Sergius, The Night Before Christmas and more! This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Russian Empire?"
  • "Father Sergius" is a short story written by Leo Tolstoy in 1890 and first published in 1898....  more
    • Released: 1917
    • Directed by: Alexandre Volkoff, Yakov Protazanov
  • Father Sergius is a 1917 Russian silent film directed by Yakov Protazanov and Alexandre Volkoff. It is based on the eponymous story by Leo Tolstoy....  more
    • Actors: Ivan Mosjoukine, Natalya Lisenko
    • Released: 1917
    • Directed by: Yakov Protazanov, Alexandre Volkoff
  • The Queen of Spades is a 1916 film adaptation of the Aleksandr Pushkin short story of the same name, noted for high producer and operator culture, with the psychological depth of actor's game, first of all of Ivan Mozzhukhin. It was one of the best pre-revolutionary films. Film was the second production of mystical novel of Aleksandr Pushkin, named by critics as "monumental". Director used the receptions, unexpected for those times, like retrospection, visions of heroes, the combination shot....  more
    • Actors: Ivan Mosjoukine
    • Released: 1916
    • Directed by: Yakov Protazanov
  • The Night Before Christmas is a 1913 silent film made in the Russian Empire by Ladislas Starevich, based on the tale of the same name by Nikolai Gogol. Unlike most of Starevich's films, it is mainly live-action....  more
    • Actors: Ivan Mosjoukine, Petr Lopukhin, Olga Obolenskaya, Pavel Knorr
    • Released: 1913
    • Directed by: Ladislas Starewitch