Watch free Russian Movies & TV Series online / English subtitles

Russia has quite the online film archive. Some of the greatest Russians movies have been made available for free, like most of the Andrei Tarkovsky movies. Check out art house classics like "Stalker" with subtitles here. Update: Also an excellent source for Russian movies on Netflix, Hulu & other legal streaming services is Couchpop. They have also got tv shows.
Enjoy free Russian movies. Russia is the film country of filmmakers like Sergei Eisenstein, Andrey Zvyagintsev & Andrei Tarkovsky. Explore Russia's public domain cinema & television on The Vore. Legally watch free Russian movies online with English subtitles (Youtube, Hulu & etc.).

Where to watch movies in Russia?

Free Russian movies movies in the public domain.

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

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    Solaris (1972)

    Genre Drama,Science Fiction,
    Director Andrei Tarkovsky
    Cast Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis e& Jüri Järvet
    Length 165 minutes
    Keywords Charismatic • Thought Provoking •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link Solaris online

    Stalker (1979)

    Genre Adventure,Science Fiction,
    Director Andrei Tarkovsky
    Cast Margarita Terekhova, Ignat Daniltsev & Larisa Tarkovskaya
    Length 108 minutes
    Keywords Dazzling • Dreamlike •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link Stalker online

    Battleship Potemkin (1925)

    Genre Political,War,
    Director Sergei Eisenstein
    Cast Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky & Grigori Aleksandrov
    Length 75 minutes
    Keywords Accurate • Historical • Memorable •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link Battleship Potemkin online

    Alexander Nevsky (1938)

    Genre Drama,War,
    Director Sergei Eisenstein
    Cast Nikolai Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov & Andrei Abrikosov
    Length 112 minutes
    Keywords Great • Historical •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link Alexander Nevsky online

    Enthusiasm (1931)

    Genre Documentary,Drama,
    Director Dziga Vertov
    Length 67 minutes
    Keywords Breath-taking • Powerful •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link Enthusiasm online

    ¡Que Viva Mexico! (1931)

    Genre Docufiction,Documentary,
    Director Sergei Eisenstein
    Cast Sergei Bondarchuk & Grigori Aleksandrov
    Length 90 minutes
    Keywords Exhilarating • Spectacular •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link ¡Que Viva Mexico! online

    Ruslan and Ludmila (1972)

    Genre Fantasy,Mystery,
    Director Aleksandr Ptushko
    Cast Valeri Kozinets, Natalya Petrova & Andrei Abrikosov
    Length 140 minutes
    Keywords Adventurous • Whimsical •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link Ruslan and Ludmila online

    The Mirror (1975)

    Genre Avant-garde / experimental,Drama,
    Director Andrei Tarkovsky
    Cast Margarita Terekhova, Ignat Daniltsev & Larisa Tarkovskaya
    Length 108 minutes
    Keywords Dreamlike • Incomparable •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link The Mirror online

    October: Ten Days That Shook the World (1928)

    Genre Docufiction,Drama,
    Director Sergei Eisenstein
    Cast Vasili Nikandrov, Vladimir Popov & Boris Livanov
    Length 102 minutes
    Keywords Arty • Intriguing •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link October: Ten Days That Shook the World online

    Nuremberg Trials (1947)

    Genre Documentary,Historical,
    Director Roman Karmen & Yelizaveta Svilova
    Cast Francis Biddle, Henri Donnedieu de Vabres & Karl Dönitz
    Length 58 minutes
    Keywords Gripping • Horrifying •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link Nuremberg Trials online

    The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (1992)

    Genre Animation,Drama,
    Director Aleksandr Petrov
    Cast Aleksandr Petrov
    Length 20 minutes
    Keywords Based on a Novel • Mind-numbing •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link The Dream of a Ridiculous Man online

    The Mascot (1934)

    Genre Adventure,Animation,
    Director Wladyslaw Starewicz
    Cast Wladyslaw Starewicz
    Length 26 minutes
    Keywords Charming • Mystical •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link The Mascot online

    Andrei Rublev (1966)

    Genre Drama,War,
    Director Andrei Tarkovsky
    Cast Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov & Nikolay Grinko
    Length 206 minutes
    Keywords Biographical • Historical •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link Andrei Rublev online

    Ivan’s Childhood (1962)

    Genre Coming-of-age,War,
    Director Andrei Tarkovsky
    Cast Nikolai Burlyayev, Valentin Zubkov & Yevgeni Zharikov
    Length 90 minutes
    Keywords Gripping • Poignant •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link Ivan’s Childhood online

    Romance sentimentale (1930)

    Genre Comedy,Drama,
    Director Sergei Eisenstein
    Cast Mara Griy
    Length 20 minutes
    Keywords Entertaining • Funny •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link 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

US residents may enjoy Hulu & Snagfilms - The Vore selects their top 2.

    How I Ended This Summer (Kak Ya Provyol Etim Letom) (2010)

    Genre Adventure,Drama,
    Director Aleksei Popogrebsky
    Cast Grigoriy Dobrygin, Sergei Puskepalis & Igor Csernyevics
    Length 130 minutes
    Keywords Gripping • Thrilling •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link How I Ended This Summer (Kak Ya Provyol Etim Letom) online

    The Inhabited Island (Obitaemyy Ostrov) (2008)

    Genre Fantasy,Science Fiction,
    Director Fedor Bondarchuk
    Cast Vasiliy Stepanov, Fyodor Bondarchuk & Anna Mikhalkova
    Length 110 minutes
    Keywords Action-packed • Incredible •
    Country Russia •
    Stream link The Inhabited Island (Obitaemyy Ostrov) online


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Channel One,
Russia 1
Channel 5

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