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. Одноклассницы—Classmates—$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 папы—Breakfast 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