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Russia’s Top Russian Movies: July 2016

Published: August 3, 2016

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 occasionally compete locally with the American machine. Once a month, SRAS provides a lineup of the top Russian movies in Russia that ranked in the top 10 for weekend box-office take.

Below are films listed with their English and Russian titles (note that they differ sometimes), as well as how much the film has earned to date.

 

1. ОдноклассницыClassmates—$706,423 as of July 31

Contemporary Sochi. After Katya finds her groom with a blonde on the day before their wedding, her classmates Vika, Sveta, and Dasha decide to find her a new husband. They have one night. Will they succeed? Source: IMBD

 

2. Завтрак у папыBreakfast with Daddy—$1,055,406 as of July 31

Contemporary Moscow. Sasha Titov is a successful executive, reveling in the single life. One day, a ten-year-old girl, Alya, shows up at his penthouse, claiming to be his daughter. Can this incorrigible bachelor learn to be a father? Source: IMBD

About the author

Josh Wilson

Josh has lived in Moscow since 2003, when he first arrived to study Russian with SRAS. He holds an M.A. in Theatre and a B.A. in History from Idaho State University, where his masters thesis was written on the political economy of Soviet-era censorship organs affecting the stage. At SRAS, Josh assists in program development and leads our Home and Abroad Programs. He is also the editor-in-chief for the SRAS newsletter, the SRAS Family of Sites, and Vestnik. He has previously served as Communications Director to Bellerage Alinga and has served as a consultant or translator to several businesses and organizations with interests in Russia.

Program attended: SRAS Staff Member

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