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The Best Nikita Mikhalkov Movies

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List of the best Nikita Mikhalkov movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Nikita Mikhalkov's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Nikita Mikhalkov movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Nikita Mikhalkov movies will be at the top of the list. Nikita Mikhalkov has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Nikita Mikhalkov movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Nikita Mikhalkov films to end the squabble once and for all.

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List below includes Fat Stupid Rabbit, Burnt by the Sun 2 and more films.

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  • 1
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergei Garmash
    18
    2

    Released2007

    Directed byNikita Mikhalkov

    12 is a 2007 crime film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov. Mikhalkov was awarded the Special Lion at the 64th Venice International Film Festival for his work on the film, which also...  more
  • 2
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Rolan Bykov
    19
    4

    Released1963

    Directed byGeorgiy Daneliya

    Walking the Streets of Moscow is a 1963 Soviet film directed by Georgiy Daneliya and produced by Mosfilm studios. It stars Nikita Mikhalkov, Aleksei Loktev, Evgeniy Steblov and Galina Polskikh. The...  more
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    Sean Connery, Claudia Cardinale
    18
    4

    Released1969

    Directed byMikhail Kalatozov

    The Red Tent is a joint Soviet/Italian 1969 film directed by Mikhail Kalatozov. The film is based on the story of the mission to rescue Umberto Nobile and the other survivors of the crash of the...  more
  • 4
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Alexei Petrenko
    16
    2

    Released1984

    Directed byEldar Ryazanov

    A Cruel Romance is a 1984 Russian drama film directed by Eldar Ryazanov. It is the second and best known screen version of Alexander Ostrovsky's classic play Without a Dowry. The film was shot on...  more
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    Nikita Mikhalkov, Oleg Basilashvili
    16
    2

    Released1976

    Directed byNikita Mikhalkov

    A Slave of Love is a drama film directed by Nikita Mikhalkov....
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    Nikita Mikhalkov, Alexander Kaidanovsky
    16
    4

    Released1974

    Directed byNikita Mikhalkov

    At Home among Strangers is a 1974 Soviet film starring Yuri Bogatyryov and Anatoly Solonitsyn and directed by Nikita Mikhalkov. Some hail it as the most significant of osterns. Like many Soviet films...  more
  • 7
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Oleg Basilashvili
    15
    2

    Released1982

    Directed byEldar Ryazanov

    Station for Two is a 1982 melodramatic and comedic love story. The film became the Soviet box office leader of 1983 with a total of 35.8 million ticket sales. It was entered into the 1983 Cannes Film...  more
  • 8
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Vladimir Mashkov
    13
    4

    Released2005

    Directed byFilipp Yankovsky

    The State Counseller is a 2005 Russian film, an adaptation of Boris Akunin's novel of the same name featuring detective Erast Fandorin. Directed by Filipp Yankovsky, it was one of the most expensive...  more
  • 9
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Andrey Krasko
    9
    0

    Released2005

    Directed byAleksei Balabanov

    Dead Man's Bluff, or Zhmurki is a 2005 Russian black comedy/crime film. Director Aleksei Balabanov, who directed Brother and Brother 2, uses "uniformly ace" cameo performances, by Russia's most...  more
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    Nikita Mikhalkov, Andrei Panin
    17
    13

    Released2010

    Directed byNikita Mikhalkov

    Burnt by the Sun 2 is a 2010 drama film written by Rustam Ibragimbekov, Nikita Mikhalkov, Vladimir Moiseyenko, Aleksandr Novototsky and Gleb Panfilov and directed by Nikita Mikhalkov. "A searing,...  more
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  • 11
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Beata Tyszkiewicz
    9
    2

    Released1993

    Directed byJerzy Hoffman

    A Beautiful Stranger is the English title of the Polish film Piękna nieznajoma directed by Jerzy Hoffman, released in 1992....  more
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  • 12
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergey Shakurov
    6
    0

    Released1979

    Directed byAndrei Konchalovsky

    Siberiade is a 1979 epic Soviet film in four parts, spanning much of the 20th century. The leading roles were played by the celebrated Soviet actors Nikita Mikhalkov and Lyudmila Gurchenko. The...  more
  • 13
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Oleg Menshikov
    12
    11

    Released1994

    Directed byNikita Mikhalkov

    Burnt by the Sun is a 1994 film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov and Azerbaijani screenwriter Rustam Ibragimbekov. The film depicts the story of a senior Red Army officer and his family...  more

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  • 14
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergey Nikonenko
    7
    7

    Released1969

    Directed byAndrei Konchalovsky

    A Nest of Gentlefolk is a 1969 romance film written by Valentin Yezhov and Andrei Konchalovsky and directed by Andrei Konchalovsky....  more
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  • 15
    Nikita Mikhalkov, Alexander Bashirov
    5
    4

    Released2007

    Directed byVyacheslav Ross

    Fat Stupid Rabbit is a 2006 film directed by Vyacheslav Ross....  more
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