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Mostly fairy tale- adaptions as well as realism, sci-fi and horror
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1. The Snow Maiden (1952)
67 min | Animation, Fantasy, Musical
The tale about a girl with a cold heart who is dying in agony because of joy and love.
3. The Little Mermaid (1976)
G | 81 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
As the story opens, a busful of tourists are touring Copenhagen. Their guide draws their attention to the beautiful statue at Langelinie. At that, the film's focus moves below the waterline, where several fish tell the story of ...
4. The Little Mermaid (1968)
29 min | Animation, Short, Family
Rusalochka opens in modern day Copenhagen, Denmark. Several tourists gather around the capital's famous mermaid statue, as a tour guide explains its significance. A fish in the water below ... See full summary »
5. A Tale of Lost Times (1964)
85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Kind and instructive tale of four evil wizards who decided to regain youth. But for this it was necessary to find people aimlessly waste their time. Luck smiled on them! They met four ... See full summary »
6. Baba Yaga (1973)
74 min | Family, Fantasy
A long time ago a splendid deer with golden antlers lived in the woods, always protecting the poor and weak and disdaining evil. In a little village nearby the woods widow Yevdokya lived ... See full summary »
7. Frosty (1965)
84 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A fairy-tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical step-mother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together.
9. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
PG | 150 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions. Different careers. And big late love.
Votes: 10,956 | Gross: $2.50M
10. Viy (1967)
Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A young priest is ordered to preside over the wake of witch in a small old wooden church of a remote village. This means spending three nights alone with the corpse with only his faith to protect him.
12. The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1984)
53 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Czar marries one of three sisters and they have a son. The other two consumed by jealousy throw the girl and the boy into the sea. They end up on an island where the boy meets a magical swan who grants wishes. The boy uses three.
14. The Snow Queen (1957)
Unrated | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When the Snow Queen, a lonely and powerful fairy, kidnaps the human boy Kay, his best friend Gerda must overcome many obstacles on her journey to rescue him.
15. Padal proshlogodniy sneg (1983 TV Short)
20 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Surreal misadventures of a lazy drunkard with speech impediment trying to get a New Year tree on a short notice. Loosely based on folk fairy tales.
16. Zavtra byla voyna (1987)
89 min | Drama, War
This movie is based on a novel by Boris Vasiliev and describes life in a small Russian provincial town in 1940 - one year before Germany invaded the Soviet Union. Two school girls for the ... See full summary »
17. Rasputin (1981)
104 min | Biography, Drama, History
Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
18. Savage Hunt of King Stakh (1980)
134 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A mystical drama based on a story by V. Korotkevich. The film is set in out-of-the-way Belarusian woodlands at the end of the 19th century. A young ethnographer, Andrej Bielarecki, comes here to research local folk legends.
19. Barbara the Fair with the Silken Hair (1970)
85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A Czar who attempts to trick a creature that demands tribute from him into taking a fisherman's baby instead of his newborn heir. Complications arise when the daughter of the creature, Barbara, requests a human suitor to find true love.
20. The Princess with the Golden Star (1959)
80 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance
A Czech fairy tale about a princess named Lada who runs away from home in a mouse fur disguise in order to escape an unwanted and forced marriage.
21. The Wild Swans (1962)
57 min | Animation, Fantasy, Musical
When a witch transforms her brothers into swans, a young princess must find a way to change them back.
22. Jak se budí princezny (1978)
83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The king Dalimil and the queen Eliska waited to see a longed-for offspring - a daughter Ruzenka. But Eliska's envious and bad sister Melánie curses her. When Ruzenka becomes 17 years old ... See full summary »
23. Sadko (1953)
79 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Arriving home to find his native land under the yoke of corrupt merchants, an adventurer named Sadko sets sail in search of a mythical bird of happiness.
24. Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes (1968)
86 min | Family, Musical, Romance
One day, Vasya journeys into the forest to meet his beloved Alyonushka, only to have her forcibly whisked away by the wretched Kashchej. To save her, Vasya must face a number of fabulous, archetypal tests.
26. Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors (1963)
75 min | Family, Fantasy
Olya steps through the mirror into the Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors where Yalo resides. The kingdom, under the rule of King Yagupop LXXVII (reverse of Popugay, meaning parrot) produces ... See full summary »
27. Vasilisa the Beautiful (1940)
72 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The younger brother from the common people intends to fight for a salvation of the exiled princess, suffering from a dark magic curse.
29. Fate of a Man (1959)
103 min | Drama, War
The story of a man (Andrey Sokolov) whose life was ruthlessly crippled by World War II. His wife and daughters were killed during the bombing of his village, he spent some time as a ... See full summary »
30. Kashchei the Immortal (1945)
73 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A beautiful maiden, Marya Morevna, gives her prospective prospective husband, the mighty warrior Nikita Kozhemyaka, three riddles to solve before she'll marry him. Before he can tell her ... See full summary »
31. The Humpbacked Horse (1941)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Surreal Soviet fantasy movie about a man whose love is kidnapped by the Tsar and he must save her with the help of a humpbacked horse.
32. Alye parusa (1961)
88 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A little girl Assol met a wizard and it has been foretold: "... it will be a fine sunny day when a beautiful ship under scarlet sail comes and the noble prince will take you away from here.... See full summary »
34. Quiet Flows the Don (1957)
Not Rated | 330 min | Drama, War
A six-hour long epic (original director's cut) about the life of Don Cossacs in a village in southern Russia between 1912 and 1922. The leading character Grigori Melekhov is a rugged Cossac... See full summary »
39. Novye pokhozhdeniya Kota v Sapogakh (1958)
87 min | Family
Girl Luba had a dream. She, the daughter of a chess king in a fairyland, became the victim of a cunning political conspiracy of two cards - the Peak Jack Krivello and the Cross Dame Dvuliche.
41. Golden Stalks (1958)
20 min | Animation, Short, Family
Pined Poor orphans, Yanka and Olesya, pined their field. They wanted to start sowing, but the Miller came and took all their wealth from them - a basket of selected grain. He wanted to take... See full summary »
43. The Scarlet Flower (1952)
42 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
Nastenka asks her good father to bring her a scarlet flower from his journey One thing she doesn't know: the flower belongs to a horrible beast.
45. Ballerina on the Boat (1969)
16 min | Animation, Short