Watch free Russian Movies & TV Series online / English subtitles

Enjoy free Russian culture to supplement our language courses. Russia is the film country of Russian filmmakers like Sergei Eisenstein, Andrey Zvyagintsev & Andrei Tarkovsky. Explore Russia's public domain cinema, television & literature on The Vore. Legally watch free Russian movies online with English subtitles (Youtube, Hulu & Netflix etc.) to improve your language skills, and add legal tv series & movies with Russian subtitles to help out.

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Where to watch movies in Russia? (Paid services)

Free Russian movies in the public domain.

Our selection of public domain Russian movies & short films on Youtube, & Vimeo.

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  • Solaris

    The movie Solaris (Drama,Science Fiction,) from 1972 by Andrei Tarkovsky with Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis e& Jüri Järvet.

    165 minutes • Russia • Charismatic • Thought Provoking •

    - Watch Solaris online!

  • Stalker

    The movie Stalker (Adventure,Science Fiction,) from 1979 by Andrei Tarkovsky with Margarita Terekhova, Ignat Daniltsev & Larisa Tarkovskaya.

    108 minutes • Russia • Dazzling • Dreamlike •

    - Watch Stalker online!

  • Battleship Potemkin

    The movie Battleship Potemkin (Political,War,) from 1925 by Sergei Eisenstein with Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky & Grigori Aleksandrov.

    75 minutes • Russia • Accurate • Historical • Memorable •

    - Watch Battleship Potemkin online!

  • Alexander Nevsky

    The movie Alexander Nevsky (Drama,War,) from 1938 by Sergei Eisenstein with Nikolai Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov & Andrei Abrikosov.

    112 minutes • Russia • Great • Historical •

    - Watch Alexander Nevsky online!

  • Enthusiasm

    The movie Enthusiasm (Documentary,Drama,) from 1931 by Dziga Vertov with .

    67 minutes • Russia • Breath-taking • Powerful •

    - Watch Enthusiasm online!

  • ¡Que Viva Mexico!

    The movie ¡Que Viva Mexico! (Docufiction,Documentary,) from 1931 by Sergei Eisenstein with Sergei Bondarchuk & Grigori Aleksandrov.

    90 minutes • Russia • Exhilarating • Spectacular •

    - Watch ¡Que Viva Mexico! online!

  • Ruslan and Ludmila

    The movie Ruslan and Ludmila (Fantasy,Mystery,) from 1972 by Aleksandr Ptushko with Valeri Kozinets, Natalya Petrova & Andrei Abrikosov.

    140 minutes • Russia • Adventurous • Whimsical •

    - Watch Ruslan and Ludmila online!

  • The Mirror

    The movie The Mirror (Avant-garde / experimental,Drama,) from 1975 by Andrei Tarkovsky with Margarita Terekhova, Ignat Daniltsev & Larisa Tarkovskaya.

    108 minutes • Russia • Dreamlike • Incomparable •

    - Watch The Mirror online!

  • October: Ten Days That Shook the World

    The movie October: Ten Days That Shook the World (Docufiction,Drama,) from 1928 by Sergei Eisenstein with Vasili Nikandrov, Vladimir Popov & Boris Livanov.

    102 minutes • Russia • Arty • Intriguing •

    - Watch October: Ten Days That Shook the World online!

  • Nuremberg Trials

    The movie Nuremberg Trials (Documentary,Historical,) from 1947 by Roman Karmen & Yelizaveta Svilova with Francis Biddle, Henri Donnedieu de Vabres & Karl Dönitz.

    58 minutes • Russia • Gripping • Horrifying •

    - Watch Nuremberg Trials online!

  • The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

    The movie The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (Animation,Drama,) from 1992 by Aleksandr Petrov with Aleksandr Petrov.

    20 minutes • Russia • Based on a Novel • Mind-numbing •

    - Watch The Dream of a Ridiculous Man online!

  • The Mascot

    The movie The Mascot (Adventure,Animation,) from 1934 by Wladyslaw Starewicz with Wladyslaw Starewicz.

    26 minutes • Russia • Charming • Mystical •

    - Watch The Mascot online!

  • Andrei Rublev

    The movie Andrei Rublev (Drama,War,) from 1966 by Andrei Tarkovsky with Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov & Nikolay Grinko.

    206 minutes • Russia • Biographical • Historical •

    - Watch Andrei Rublev online!

  • Ivan’s Childhood

    The movie Ivan’s Childhood (Coming-of-age,War,) from 1962 by Andrei Tarkovsky with Nikolai Burlyayev, Valentin Zubkov & Yevgeni Zharikov.

    90 minutes • Russia • Gripping • Poignant •

    - Watch Ivan’s Childhood online!

  • Romance sentimentale

    The movie Romance sentimentale (Comedy,Drama,) from 1930 by Sergei Eisenstein with Mara Griy.

    20 minutes • Russia • Entertaining • Funny •

    - Watch Romance sentimentale online!

All these above English subtitled Russian movies can be watched without downloading. But if you wish, you CAN legally download public domain movies.

Legal subtitled Russian movies online

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  • How I Ended This Summer (Kak Ya Provyol Etim Letom)

    The movie How I Ended This Summer (Kak Ya Provyol Etim Letom) (Adventure,Drama,) from 2010 by Aleksei Popogrebsky with Grigoriy Dobrygin, Sergei Puskepalis & Igor Csernyevics.

    130 minutes • Russia • Gripping • Thrilling •

    - Watch How I Ended This Summer (Kak Ya Provyol Etim Letom) online

  • The Inhabited Island (Obitaemyy Ostrov)

    The movie The Inhabited Island (Obitaemyy Ostrov) (Fantasy,Science Fiction,) from 2008 by Fedor Bondarchuk with Vasiliy Stepanov, Fyodor Bondarchuk & Anna Mikhalkova.

    110 minutes • Russia • Action-packed • Incredible •

    - Watch The Inhabited Island (Obitaemyy Ostrov) online
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Where to stream tv online in Russia? (Paid services)
Channel One,
Russia 1
Channel 5

Free subtitled Russian tv series on Hulu, Youtube etc.

Russia is also the country of Russian tv series like Kukhnya, Masha i Medved & Sladkaya zhizn. Check out which ones are available online.


Where to download ebooks in Russia? (Paid services)

Free Russian ebooks in the public domain.

Don't forget Russia is the country of awesome Russian authors like Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky & Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

The best introductory free Russian ebooks on the net.

You can get them as text file, EPUB, PDF or Kindle.

  • Krasavitse, Kotoraya Niuhala Tabak

    The book Krasavitse, Kotoraya Niuhala Tabak (Literature,Poetry,) from 1830 by Alexander Pushkin published by Alexander Pushkin.

    2 pages • Russia

    - Download Krasavitse, Kotoraya Niuhala Tabak online!

  • 1001 tasks for mental calculation

    The book 1001 tasks for mental calculation (Literature,World literature,) from 1872 by Sergej Aleksandrovich Rachinskij published by Sergej Aleksandrovich Rachinskij.

    194 pages • Russia

    - Download 1001 tasks for mental calculation online!

  • Duhovnye ody (Spiritual Odes)

    The book Duhovnye ody (Spiritual Odes) (World literature,Poetry,) from 1785 by Gavrila Derzhavin published by Gavrila Derzhavin.

    211 pages • Russia

    - Download Duhovnye ody (Spiritual Odes) online!

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