Hit parade of Russian Movies (1930–2018)

Hit parade of Russian cinema of the 1930s

Alas, no precise data. However, there is no doubt that the following movies are almost certainly included in the top ten hits of the decade (according to the release date)

The Way to Life (1931) by Nikolai Eck

Funny guys (1934) by Grigory Alexandrov

Chapaev (1934) by Vasiliev Brothers

Youth of Maxim (1934) by Grigory Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg

Dashless (1936) by Yakov Protazanov

Circus (1936) by Grigory Alexandrov

Volga-Volga (1938) by Grigory Alexandrov

Alexander Nevsky (1938) by Sergei Eisenstein

A foundling (1939) by Tatyana Lukashevich

Tractor Drivers (1939) by Ivan Pyryev

Hit parade of Russian cinema of the 1940s

(the total number of viewers for the first year of the film screening)

1. Young Guard (1948) by Sergey Gerasimov, 42.4 millions.

2. The fall of Berlin (1949) by Mikhail Chiaureli, 38.4 millions.

3. The Tale of the Siberia (1948) by Ivan Pyryev, 33.8 millions.

4. Star (1949) by Alexander Ivanov, 28.9 million.

5. At six o’clock in the evening after the war (1944) by Ivan Pyryev, 26.1 millions.

6. Meeting on the Elbe (1949) by Grigory Alexandrov, 24.2 millions.

7. Rainbow (1944) by Mark Donskoy, 23.7 millions.

8. Stone flower (1946) by Alexander Ptushko, 23.1 millions.

9. Arinka (1940) by Yuri Musicant & Nadezhda Kosheverova, 22.9 millions.

10. The scout’s feat (1947) by Boris Barnet, 22.3 millions.

Hit parade of Russian cinema of the 1950s

1. Silent Don (1957) by Sergei Gerasimov, 46.9 millions.

2. Lubov Yarovaya (1953) by Jan Frid, 46.4 millions.

3. Above Tissa (1958) by Dmitry Vasilyev, 45.7 millions.

4. Carnival Night (1956) by Eldar Ryazanov, 45.6 millions.

5. Marriage to a dowry (1953) by Tatyana Lukashevich & Boris Ravenskikh, 45.3 millions.

6. Outpost in the mountains (1953) by Konstantin Yudin, 44,8 millions.

7. Ivan Brovkin on the virgin lands (1959) by Ivan Lukinsky, 44.6 millions.

8. Brave people (1950) by Konstantin Yudin, 41.2 millions.

9. Kuban Cossacks (1950) by Ivan Pyryev, 40.6 millions.

10. Soldier Ivan Brovkin (1955) by Ivan Lukinsky, 40.3 millions.

Hit parade of Russian cinema of the 1960s

1. Diamond Hand (1969) by Leonid Gaidai. 76.7 millions.

2. Caucasian prisoner (1967) by Leonid Gaidai, 76.5 millions.

3. Wedding in Malinovka (1967) by Andrei Tutyshkin, 74.6 millions.

4. Operation “Y” and other adventures of Shurik (1965) by Leonid Gaidai, 69.6 millions.

5. Shield and Sword (1968) by Vladimir Basov, 68.3 millions.

6. New Adventures of the Elusive (1969) by Edmond Keosayan, 66.2 millions.

7. Amphibian Man (1962) by Gennady Kazansky & Vladimir Chebotarev, 65.4 millions.

8. War and Peace (1966) by Sergei Bondarchuk, 58 millions.

9. Strong in spirit (1968) by Victor Georgiev, 55.2 millions.

10. Elusive Avengers (1967) by Edmond Keosayan, 54.5 millions.

Hit parade of Russian cinema of the 1970s

1. And the dawns here are quiet… (1973) by Stanislav Rostotsky, 66.0 millions.

2. Gentlemen of good luck (1972) by Alexander Sery, 65.0 millions.

3. The Tabor goes into the sky (1976) by Emil Lotyanu, 64.9 millions.

4. Red Kalina (1974) by Vasily Shukshin, 62.5 millions.

5. Afonya (1975) by Georgy Danelia, 62.2 millions.

6. Crown of the Russian Empire, or Elusive again (1973) by Edmond Keosayan,60.8 millions.

7. Ivan Vasilyevich changes his profession (1973) by Leonid Gaidai, 60.7 millions.

8. Stepmother (1974) by Oleg Bondarev, 59.4 millions.

9. Service Romance (1978) by Eldar Ryazanov, 58.4 millions.

10. Destiny (1978) of Evgeny Matveyev, 57.8 millions.

Hit parade of Russian cinema of the 1980s

1. Pirates of the 20th century (1980) by Boris Durov, 87.6 millions.

2. Moscow does not believe in the tears (1980) by Vladimir Menshov, 84.4 millions.

3. Crew (1980) by Alexander Mitta, 71.1 millions.

4. Little Vera (1988) by Vasily Pichula, 56.0 millions.

5. Sportloto-82 (1982) by Leonid Gaidai, 55.2 millions.

6. Petrovka, 38 (1980) by Boris Grigoriev, 53.4 millions.

7. A man from Boulevard des Capucins (1987) ny Alla Surikova, 50.6 millions.

8. Tehran-43 (1981) by Alexander Alov & Vladimir Naumov, 47.5 millions.

9. The most charming and attractive (1985) by Gerald Bezhanov, 44.9 millions.

10. Love and pigeons (1984) of Vladimir Menshov, 44.5 millions.

Hit parade of Russian cinema of the 1990s

Alas, no official data are available. At the same time, it is obvious that the leaders of the rent of the 1990s were Shirley-Myrli (1994) by Vladimir Menshov, Features of the national hunting… (1995) by Alexander Rogozhkin, Brother (1997) by Alexey Balabanov and The Barber of Siberia (1999) by Nikita Mikhalkov.

Hit parade of Russian cinema of the 2000s

1. Irony of fate. Continuation (2007) by Timur Bekmambetov, $ 49.9 millions.

2. Admiral (2008) by Andrei Kravchuk, $ 33.7 millions.

3. Day watch (2006) by Timur Bekmambetov, $ 32.0 millions.

4. The Best Film (2008) by Kirill Kuzin, $ 27.5 millions.

5 9 Company (2005) by Fedor Bondarchuk, 23.6 millions.

6. Christmas trees (2010) by Timur Bekmambetov and others, $ 22.7 millions.

7. Our Russia. Eggs of Fate (2010) by Gleb Orlov, $ 22.2 millions.

8. Inhabited Island: Film First (2009) by Fedor Bondarchuk, $ 21.8 millions.

9. Wolfhound of the Grey Dog family (2007) by Nikolai Lebedev, $ 20.0 millions.

10. Black Lightning (2010) by Alexander Voitinsky and Dmitry Kiselev, $ 19.7 millions.

Hit parade of Russian cinema of the 2011–2018

1. Moving upwards (2017) by Anton Megerdichev, $ 53.9 millions.

2. Stalingrad (2013) by Fedor Bondarchuk, $ 51.8 millions.

3. Christmas trees 3 (2014) by Olga Kharina & Dmitry Kiselev, $ 38.0 millions.

4. Viy (2014) by Oleg Stepchenko, $ 34.3 millions.

5. Three Strongmen on the far shores (2013) by Konstantin Feoktistov, $ 31.1 millions.

6. T-34 (2018) by Alexey Sidorov, $ 30.0 millions (prognosis).

7. Legend #17 (2013) by Nikolai Lebedev, $ 29.3 millions.

8. Vysotsky. Thank you for being alive (2011) by Petr Buslov, $ 28.0 millions.

9. Ice (2018) by Oleg Trofim, $ 26.5 millions.

10. The policeman from Rublevka. New Year’s Surplus (2018) by Ilya Kulikov, $ 26.0 millions (prognosis).

Originally published at https://zen.yandex.ru.