Salyut-7 / Салют-7

Салют-7, or Salyut-7, was released in Russia on October 12, 2017. The film was directed by Klim Shipenko and produced by CTB Film Company, Globus-Film, and Lemon Films Studio. Salyut-7 was co-written by Shipenko and...

The Last Bogatyr / Последний богатырь

Последний богатырь, or The Last Bogatyr, was released in Russia on October 16, 2017. Disney’s Russian chapter and the Russian studio Yellow, Black, and White worked together to produce the film. Dmitry Dyachenko directed The Last...

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: July 2018

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can...

Kroshka Enot / Крошка Енот

Крошка Енот is a cartoon about a baby raccoon overcoming his fears. The baby raccoon, who lives in the jungle with his mother, is given the task of collecting sedge by the jungle’s pond for...

More Russian Resources

PopKult tries to give an expansive overview of contemporary pop culture in Eurasia. Here are a few other resources you might check out for more Russian classic movies, cutting-edge bands, and language practice!   Watch...

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: June 2018

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can...

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: May 2018

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can...

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: April 2018

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can...

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: March 2018

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can...

Five Russian Movies About Love

Here is a list of modern, romantic movies that you can watch for free with the help of Kinopoisk (КиноПоиск), who originally compiled this list. Translation has been provided by PopKult.org.   Неадекватные люди –...

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: February 2018

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can...

Russia’s Top 2017 Films Released Outside of Russia

Russian films are earning rapidly growing box office takes and audiaunce numbers inside Russia. But how do they do abroad? In total, in 2017, Russian films earned $44.3 million at box offices outside thier primary...