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Nowadays I mainly rate movies…

Movies where Russian is spoken

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    10

    I have watched this movie four times, the latest being on .

    Mankind finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, artifact buried on the moon and, with the intelligent computer HAL, sets off on a quest.

  • The Downfall

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Traudl Junge (Lara), the final secretary for Adolf Hitler (Ganz), tells of the Nazi dictator’s final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

  • The Kite Runner

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

  • Captain America: Civil War

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    Political interference in the Avengers’ activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.

  • Cloverfield

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    Revolves around a monster attack in New York as told from the point of view of a small group of people.

  • John Wick

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

  • Cast Away

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island.

  • The Hunt for Red October

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In 1984, the USSR’s best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect, or to start a war?

  • The Pianist

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

  • Training Day

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn’t what he appears as.

  • The Deer Hunter

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An in-depth examination of the way that the Vietnam war affects the lives of people in a small industrial town in the USA.

  • We Own the Night

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hit men.

  • The Bourne Ultimatum

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Bourne dodges new, superior assassins as he searches for his unknown past while a government agent tries to track him down.

  • Red Sparrow

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to ‘Sparrow School,’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    The IMF is shut down when it’s implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization’s name.

  • Eastern Promises

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

  • Everest

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm.

  • Bridge of Spies

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

  • A Fish Called Wanda

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.

  • The Water Diviner

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

  • Transsiberian

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.

  • The Recruit

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A brilliant young CIA trainee is asked by his mentor to help find a mole in the Agency.

  • X-Men: First Class

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In 1962, Charles Xavier starts up a school and later a team, for humans with superhuman abilities. Among them is Erik Lensherr, his best friend… and future archenemy.

  • Air Force One

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he (an ex-soldier) works from hiding to defeat them.

  • Capitalism: A Love Story

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Michael Moore examines the impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Americans.

  • Contact

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.

  • Munich

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

  • Charlie Wilson's War

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson’s covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

  • Snatch

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.

  • Lord of War

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    An arms dealer confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an Interpol agent.

  • 2010: The Year We Make Contact

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A joint American-Soviet space expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.

  • Day Watch

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A man (Khabensky) who serves in the war between the forces of Light and Dark comes into possession of a device that can restore life to Moscow, which was nearly destroyed by an apocalyptic event.

  • Night Watch

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A fantasy-thriller set in present-day Moscow where the respective forces that control daytime and nighttime do battle.

  • Stalker

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, an alien place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers. Over his wife’s numerous objections, a man rises in the dead of night: he’s a stalker, one of a handful who have the mental gifts (and who risk imprisonment) to lead people into the Zone to the Room, a place where one’s secret hopes come true. That night, he takes two people into the Zone: a popular writer who is burned out, cynical, and questioning his genius; and a quiet scientist more concerned about his knapsack than the journey. In the deserted Zone, the approach to the Room must be indirect. As they draw near, the rules seem to change and the stalker faces a crisis.

  • The 9th Company

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians.

  • Blade

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.

  • Red Eye

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.

  • Hostel

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.

  • The Terminal

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An eastern immigrant finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.

  • The Sum of All Fears

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    CIA analyst Jack Ryan must thwart the plans of a terrorist faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia’s newly elected president by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore.

  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

  • 12 Strong

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

  • Hellboy

    6

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness.

  • Red 2

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.

  • Hardcore Henry

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Henry is resurrected from death with no memory, and he must save his wife from a telekinetic warlord with a plan to bio-engineer soldiers.

  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons.

  • The Monuments Men

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.

  • Cold Souls

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Civilization and its discontents. Paul, an actor preparing for “Uncle Vanya” on Broadway, is mired in ennui. His agent tells him about an office where he can put his soul in storage. He does so then discovers that being soulless helps neither his acting nor his marriage; he returns to the office and rents, for two weeks, the soul of a Russian poet. His acting improves, but his wife finds him different, he sees bits of the borrowed soul’s life, and he’s now deep in sorrow. He wants his own soul back, but there are complications: it’s in St. Petersburg. With the help of Nina, a Russian who transports souls to the U.S., he determines to get it back. Who has he become?

  • Miss Congeniality

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Undercover FBI agent Gracie Hart shows no signs of having any femininity in her demeanor or appearance. Generally a bright and capable agent, she is in trouble at work when she makes an error in judgment in a case which results in a near disaster. As such, one of her by-the-books colleagues, Eric Matthews, who has never shown any inclination of thinking outside the box, is assigned to lead the high profile case of a terrorist coined The Citizen instead of her, while she is facing possible disciplinary action. Gracie pieces together the evidence to determine that The Citizen’s next target will be the Miss United States beauty pageant. The pageant represents everything that Gracie abhors. Despite Gracie’s mannish demeanor, Eric, with no other undercover female agent remotely fitting the demographic, assigns her to go undercover as a pageant contestant to see if she can flush out The Citizen, who is perhaps one of the other contestants. Although the pageant administration, led by former …

  • Happiness

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection.

  • Salt

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

  • Red

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Frank (Bruce Willis) is retired, bored and lonely living off his government pension in a nondescript suburb in an equally nondescript house. The only joy in Frank's life are his calls to the government pension processing center when he gets to talk to his case worker Sarah (Mary-Louis Parker). Sarah is as bored and lonely as Frank and marks her conversations with the unknown Frank and her spy novels as the only things fun in her life. When something in Frank's past forces Frank back into his old line of work and puts an unwitting Sarah in the middle of the intrigue, Frank and Sarah begin a journey into Franks past and the people he used to work with. Like Frank they are all RED … Retired Extremely Dangerous.

  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Famed archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr. is called back into action, when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.

  • Duplicity

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A pair of corporate spies who share a steamy past hook up to pull off the ultimate con job on their respective bosses.

  • The Return

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In the remote Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father — a man they only know through a single photograph — resurfaces.

  • Severance

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A team-building weekend in the mountains of Eastern Europe goes horribly wrong for the sales division of the multi-national weapons company Palisade Defence when they become the victims of a group of crazed killers who will stop at nothing to see them dead.

  • Geostorm

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it’s a race against the clock for its creator to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.

  • Europa Report

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter’s fourth largest moon.

  • Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

  • Get Smart

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, battles the forces of KAOS with the more-competent Agent 99 at his side.

  • Whiteout

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko is three days from the end of her tour at an international research station in Antarctica after which she'll resign. An incident from her past haunts her. The continent's first winter storm is coming when a body, wearing no gear, is discovered in the tundra. She investigates, soon finds more bodies, and must find a motive and a murderer before the storm and her departure. A U.N. agent, Robert Pryce, appears, seemingly out of nowhere, to help. An aging physician about to retire, a nervous mission chief, a downed Soviet plane, and the weather's deadly elements add to the story. Can Carrie trust Pryce and does she still have what it takes?

  • Along Came a Spider

    5

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Detective/psychologist Alex Cross loses his partner in an out of control 'bust.' He stops working and cannot forgive himself. He is drawn back to work reluctantly when a senator's daughter is kidnapped and the kidnapper seems to want to deal with Alex personally.

  • The Tourist

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Elise (Angelina Jolie) sits next to an American tourist, Frank (Johnny Depp), on a train going to Venice. She has chosen him as a decoy, making believe that he is her lover who is wanted for police. Not only will they need to evade the police, but also the mobster whose money her lover stole.

  • Everything Is Illuminated

    5

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly funny broken English.

  • Hot Tub Time Machine

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Four guy friends, all of them bored with their adult lives, travel back to their respective 80s heydays thanks to a time-bending hot tub.

  • Fifteen Minutes

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A homicide detective and a fire marshall must stop a pair of murderers who commit videotaped crimes to become media darlings.

  • Being There

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Chance, a simple gardener, has never left the estate until his employer dies. His simple TV-informed utterances are mistaken for profundity.

  • To the Wonder

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church’s Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.

  • Max Payne

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Three years ago, NYPD detective Max Payne's wife and baby were murdered. Max gets himself transferred to the cold case office where he can continue searching for the killer who got away. He's a loner, but two people reach out to him during a fateful week: Alex, his ex-partner who may have found a clue, and BB, the security chief at the pharmaceutical company where Max's wife worked. Meanwhile, bodies are piling up, some as a result of a drug on the street that is highly addictive and, for many who take it, brings hideous hallucinations. When one of the bodies is a woman Payne was the last to see alive, her sister comes looking for him armed to the teeth; Max must move fast.

  • Solaris

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence…

  • Russian Ark

    3

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An unseen man regains consciousness, not knowing who or where he is. No one seems to be able to see him, except the mysterious man dressed in black. He eventually learns through their discussions that this man is a 19th century French aristocrat, who he coins the "European". This turn of events is unusual as the unseen man has a knowledge of the present day. The two quickly learn that they are in the Winter Palace of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, the European who has a comprehensive knowledge of Russian history to his time. As the two travel through the palace and its grounds, they interact with people from various eras of Russian history, either through events that have happened at the palace or through the viewing of artifacts housed in the museum. Ultimately, the unseen man's desired journey is to move forward, with or without his European companion.

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My name is Trevor Morris & I am a movie-loving, mountain bike-riding web developer from the UK. Currently, freelancing at Surface.