Are you Russian and enjoy watching Russian movies? Even if you’re not, you’ll enjoy these 20 best Russian movies on Netflix that I’m about to show you in a few moments.
So, are you ready?
Sure, then let’s begin. #enjoy.
…Kindly take note that by the time you’ll be reading this article & in Netflix’s usual tradition, some of the movies listed here might be region-locked, or even worse still, completely removed from the platform, just in case you couldn’t find anyone of them on your Netflix’s account.
Top 20 Best Russian Movies on Netflix You Should Watch If You’re Russian
|The Queen's Gambit||2020||1h||8.6/10 (448K)|
|Stalker||1979||2h 42m||8.1/10 (135K)|
|Anna Karenina||2012||2h 9m||6.6/10 (101K)|
|Leviathan||2014||2h 20m||7.6/10 (54K)|
|Ivan's Childhood||1962||1h 35m||8.0/10 (37K)|
|9th Company||2005||2h 19m||7.1/10 (21K)|
|The Fool||2014||1h 56m||8.0/10 (15K)|
|Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears||1980||2h 30m||8.1/10 (13K)|
|To the Lake||2019||TV Series||7.2/10 (13K)|
|The Irony of Fate||1976||3h 12m||8.2/10 (12K)|
|The Barber of Siberia||1998||3h||7.7/10 (12K)|
|Major Grom: Plague Doctor||2021||2h 16m||6.3/10 (12K)|
|Chernobyl 1986||2021||2h 16m||5.1/10 (9.4K)|
|Better Than Us||2018 - 2019||TV Series||7.4/10 (9.2K)|
|The Banishment||2007||2h 30m||7.5/10 (8.4K)|
|In from the Cold||2022||TV Series||6.2/10 (7.9K)|
|Silver Skates||2020||2h 10m||7.1/10 (6.3K)|
|Anna Karenina||1997||1h 48m||6.3/10 (6K)|
|Furioza||2021||2h 19m||6.2/10 (4.7K)|
|Secret Magic Control Agency||2021||1h 43m||6.2/10 (4.3K)|
|The Irony of Fate 2||2007||1h 55m||5.0/10 (3.6K)|
|Sparta||2018||TV Series||6.7/10 (469)|
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The Queen’s Gambit
“The Queen’s Gambit” is a limited series that was released on Netflix in October 2020. It follows the life of a young girl named Beth Harmon who becomes a skilled chess player in the 1960s. It explores her rise to fame in the competitive world of chess and the personal struggles she faces along the way, including addiction and her complex relationship with her adopted mother. The series was well-received by critics and audiences alike, with many praising the performances of its cast, particularly Anya Taylor-Joy as Beth Harmon.
“Stalker” is a 1979 Russian film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. It follows a man known only as the Stalker, who guides two men, the Writer and the Professor, through the dangerous and mysterious Zone, a forbidden area that is said to grant wishes to those who enter it. As they journey deeper into the Zone, the men face challenges and confront their deepest fears and desires. The film explores themes of human nature, faith, and the pursuit of happiness.
Anna Karenina is a movie about a married woman named Anna who has an affair with the wealthy Count Vronsky, causing her to be ostracized from society and suffer greatly. Despite attempts to regain her reputation and happiness, she ultimately succumbs to her inner turmoil and takes her own life. The film explores themes of love, jealousy, and the consequences of societal expectations.