Kazakhstan (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Legend of Tomiris (2019)

TV-14 | 156 min | Action, Drama, History

4.3
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This is the story of the life of the great queen of of the steppe - legendary Tomiris. She is destined to become a skillful warrior, survive the loss of close people and unite the Scythian/Saka tribes under her authority.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Eduardo Minett, Ghassan Massoud, Zarina Yeva, Almira Tursyn

Votes: 39,585

2. Sweetie, You Won't Believe It (2020)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.5
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It all starts corny - a quarrel of a young married couple. The spouses are waiting for their first child, the situation is heating up every day, and the main character Dastan, is unable to ... See full summary »

Director: Yernar Nurgaliyev | Stars: Daniar Alshinov, Asel Kaliyeva, Azamat Marklenov, Yerlan Primbetov

Votes: 171

3. Diamond Cartel (2015)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure

3.1
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Only one lusted glance brings Aliya to the events throwing her into the criminal ocean. But in the wirliging of passions and turmoil when she finds herself at the verge of fatality it's ... See full summary »

Director: Salamat Mukhammed-Ali | Stars: Armand Assante, Karlygash Mukhamedzhanova, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Peter O'Toole

Votes: 537

4. Paris Song (2018)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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Based on a true story, a small-town Kazakh singer, Amre Kashaubayev, journeys to Paris to compete in an international singing competition at the 1925 Paris Expo. Along the way he befriends American songwriter George Gershwin, thus forming a beautiful and unlikely friendship.

Director: Jeff Vespa | Stars: Ben Aldridge, Tom J. Benedict, Philip Brodie, Maxim Busel

Votes: 75

5. Yellow Cat (2020)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Ex-con Kermek and his beloved Eva want to leave their crime-infested lives on the Kazakh steppes behind. He has a dream: building a movie theater in the mountains.

Director: Adilkhan Yerzhanov | Stars: Azamat Nigmanov, Kamila Nugmanova, Sanjar Madi

Votes: 324

6. Bullets of Justice (2019)

TV-MA | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

4.4
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During the Third World War, the American government initiates a secret project code named "Army Bacon" in order to create super soldier by inbreeding human being with pigs. 25 years later a... See full summary »

Director: Valeri Milev | Stars: Danny Trejo, Timur Turisbekov, Doroteya Toleva, Yana Marinova

Votes: 832

7. Nomad: The Warrior (2005)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

5.9
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49 Metascore

A historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan, where a young man is destined to unite the country's three warring tribes.

Directors: Sergei Bodrov, Ivan Passer | Stars: Kuno Becker, Jason Scott Lee, Jay Hernandez, Doskhan Zholzhaksynov

Votes: 3,826 | Gross: $0.08M

8. Love, luck, logic

History, Romance

Aya shalkar kazakh actress model in period short music video Medina.

9. Kazakh Khanate: The Golden Throne (2019)

111 min | Action, Drama, History

5.8
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Fifteenth century. In the vast expanses of Eurasia for several centuries, the descendants of the great Genghis Khan have created their own and crushed the alien states. One of them is the ... See full summary »

Director: Rustem Abdrashev | Stars: Yerkebulan Daiyrov, Zarina Yeva

Votes: 32

10. Zhauzhürek myng bala (2012)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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A universal story about the freedom of the human spirit and the struggle against slavery and despotism, about love, loss and betrayal. It is seen through the eyes of simple Kazakh kids and teenagers.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Asylkhan Tolypov, Ayan Utepbergen, Kuralai Anabekova, Tlektes Meiramov

Votes: 878

11. A Dark, Dark Man (2019)

130 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A boy is killed in an aul (Kazakh village). Detective Bekzat wants to end an investigation quickly: a crime perpetrator is already found by local police officers after all.

Director: Adilkhan Yerzhanov | Stars: Daniar Alshinov, Dinara Baktybaeva, Teoman Khos

Votes: 284

12. The Old Man (2012)

102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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This is a survival story - a Hemingway's 'Old Man and the Sea' as if written for our days.

Director: Ermek Tursynov | Stars: Ondassyn Bessikbassov, Erbolat Toguzakov

Votes: 697

13. 18 Kilohertz (2020)

82 min | Drama

7.0
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Teenagers in 1990s Almaty witness an unprecedented heroin boom and need to face its deadly consequences.

Director: Farkhat Sharipov | Stars: Musakhan Zhumakhanov, Alibek Adiken, Kamila Fun-So, Roman Zhukov

Votes: 22

14. Ulbolsyn (2020)

71 min | Drama

6.5
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Life in Karatas Village runs along an untroubled path, until its patriarchal way of life is challenged by Ulbolsyn, a woman whose coldblooded heart and blazing temperament are not afraid of setting everything on fire.

Director: Adilkhan Yerzhanov | Stars: Asel Sadvakasova, Dinara Sagi, Yerbolat Alkozha, Berik Aytzhanov

Votes: 69

15. Hunting the Phantom (2014)

120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.2
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Timur, a policeman whose career is on the rise, is forced to break the law in order to save his fiancée, Keira. In so doing, he also uncovers the conspiracy of a global corporation trying ... See full summary »

Director: Marina Kunarova | Stars: Kristanna Loken, Armand Assante, Jose Rosete, Sanjar Madi

Votes: 299

16. Kazakh Khanate: Diamond Sword (2016)

133 min | Action, Drama, History

6.1
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Diamond Sword is a large-scale historical drama of first Kazakh Khans, which BBC called "Kazakh Game Of Thrones". The action takes place in the XV century, and the plot demonstrates the key... See full summary »

Director: Rustem Abdrashev | Stars: Kayrat Kemalo, Yerkebulan Daiyrov, Doskhan Zholzhaksynov, Isbek Abilmazhinov

Votes: 876

17. Tulpan (2008)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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88 Metascore

On the steppes of Kazakhstan, Asa lives in a yurt with his sister Samal, her husband Ondas, and their three children. Ondas is a herdsman, tough and strong. It's dry, dusty, and windy; too ... See full summary »

Director: Sergei Dvortsevoy | Stars: Askhat Kuchencherekov, Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Samal Yeslyamova, Ondassyn Bessikbassov

Votes: 3,231 | Gross: $0.16M

18. She Sees Red - Interactive Movie (2019)

M | Thriller

6.3
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When someone is killed inside a nightclub, an experienced detective vows to put the murderer behind bars. Make choices that affect the narrative and experience several different endings in this interactive thriller.

Director: Evgeniy Puzyrevskiy | Stars: Mara Junot, Veronika Plyashkevich

Votes: 69

20. Reketir (2007)

80 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Story of a man named Sayan, that had to live through harsh 1990's and make tough decisions.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Aidar Mukhametzhanov, Saken Aminov, Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Zhan Baizhanbayev

Votes: 631

21. American Daughter (1995)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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A lonely Russian man is trying to see his daughter who lives with her mother far away in the USA.

Director: Karen Shakhnazarov | Stars: Allison Whitbeck, Vladimir Mashkov, Mariya Shukshina, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

Votes: 545

22. Kazakh Business in America (2017)

91 min | Comedy

6.8
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After closing the deal with foreign sponsors, Zhomart hopes to get a five-stars status for his little hotel, but this plan goes south.

Director: Zheniskhan Momyshev | Stars: Nurlan Koyanbayev, Zhan Baizhanbayev, Ramazan Amantai, Ashli Auguillard

Votes: 77

23. Kazakh Khanate (2017– )

History

6.4
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The story of the nomadic tribes in XV century on the territory of today's Kazakhstan, after the Golden Orda has fallen and all Mongol Empire divided in numerous khanats.

Stars: Khulan Chuluun, Naryn Igilik, Amina Yerlan

Votes: 38

24. Ya ne vernus (2014)

110 min | Drama

7.1
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A young woman who grew up in orphanage is longing to be loved, but does not have it in her to love others. Her teenage looks help her while falsely accused of committing a crime to hide in ... See full summary »

Directors: Ilmar Raag, Dmitry Sheleg | Stars: Polina Pushkaruk, Vika Lobachova, Andrey Astrakhantsev, Sergey Yatsenyuk

Votes: 865

25. The Liquidator (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Thriller

4.8
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A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Berik Aytzhanov, Vinnie Jones, Aziz Beyshenaliev, Karlygash Mukhamedzhanova

Votes: 498

26. The Owners (2014)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Two Kazakh brothers are about to lose their ancestral tumbledown house to corruption and nepotism while their little sister loses her capacity to breathe and their mother loses her mind.

Director: Adilkhan Yerzhanov | Stars: Yerbolat Yerzhan, Aidyn Sakhaman, Aliya Zainalova, Bauyrzhan Kaptagai

Votes: 177

27. Fire (II) (2021)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Aizhana Kassymbek | Stars: Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Manshuk Aitmukhanbetova, Erbolat Toguzakov

28. Guardian of the Light (2018)

90 min | Drama

7.5
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The end of the World War II. Soviet soldiers come to a small town in Germany. A lot of buildings are ruined and there are still sounds of bomb explosions and whistling bullets. Young kazakh... See full summary »

Director: Ermek Tursynov | Stars: Alibek Danabai, Murat Mukazhanov, Kuat Tleubaev, Nina Usatova

Votes: 59

29. Welcome to the USA (2019)

95 min | Drama

6.9
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Aliya is a 36-year-old Kazakh lesbian woman. Aliya for the first time in her life tried to play the Green Card Lottery and won. Now she cannot decide whether to leave Kazakhstan or stay. On... See full summary »

Director: Assel Aushakimova | Stars: Dinara Alieva, Daniyar Beisov, Sultana Bektassova, Kul-Sara

Votes: 29

30. Harmony Lessons (2013)

120 min | Drama

7.3
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Lonely Kazakh teenager Aslan is bullied at his new school. He prepares himself for a bloody revenge on the school bully Bolat.

Director: Emir Baigazin | Stars: Timur Aidarbekov, Aslan Anarbayev, Mukhtar Andassov, Anelya Adilbekova

Votes: 919

31. The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time (2019)

84 min | Drama

7.0
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One morning, a man who loves his family very much goes to a town market to sell his horse with the other villagers. After exchanging affectionate glances with his wife, and leaving his 10-... See full summary »

Directors: Yerlan Nurmukhambetov, Lisa Takeba | Stars: Dulyga Akmolda, Madi Minaidarov, Mirai Moriyama, Adiya Mussina

Votes: 55

32. Batu: Historical Mystery (2022)

90 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery | Filming

Genghis Khan's favorite grandson, Batu investigates the mystery of his father's death. Uncovering a global conspiracy, he creates a powerful empire to administer justice against the culprits.

Director: Rashid Nugmanov | Stars: Sergei Bodrov, Christopher Atwood, Olzhas Suleimenov, Stephen Pow

33. Schizo (2004)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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64 Metascore

Shiza is the nickname of a 15-year-old boy. Money, power, and women - he has none of these, yet, in his young life. But, he does have the illegal, underground circuit of bare-knuckle ... See full summary »

Director: Gulshat Omarova | Stars: Oldzhas Nusupbayev, Olga Landina, Eduard Tabishev, Viktor Sukhorukov

Votes: 1,019 | Gross: $0.05M

34. The River (2018)

108 min | Drama

6.5
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A portrait of five brothers living on a farm on the Kazakh plains, where the sudden intrusion of the modern world brings corruption, temptation and deceit.

Director: Emir Baigazin | Stars: Zhalgas Klanov, Zhasulan Userbayev, Ruslan Userbayev, Bagdaulet Sagindikov

Votes: 166

35. Mariam (2019)

75 min | Drama

5.6
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In Zhanash, a far-away village nestled on the Kazakh Steppe, 400 kilometers away from Almaty - and another three kilometers by foot on a dirt path off the main road - Mariam (Meruert ... See full summary »

Director: Sharipa Urazbayeva | Stars: Meruert Sabbusinova, Hamza Koksebek, Almas Bektibayev, Edihe Ahmet

Votes: 83

36. The Road to Mother (2016)

130 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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The story of several generations of a Kazakh family from the 1930s to the present time, the film traces the most momentous events in the history of Kazakhstan through war, separation and the determination of the clan to remain united.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Bolat Abdilmanov, Adil Akhmetov, Berik Aytzhanov, Aruzhan Jazilbekova

Votes: 79

37. The Gentle Indifference of the World (2018)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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After her father's untimely death, Saltanat is forced to trade her idyllic countryside life for the cruel city. She has to find money to pay off the large family debt that her father left ... See full summary »

Director: Adilkhan Yerzhanov | Stars: Sultan Abzalov, Tulemis Alishev, Dinara Baktybaeva, Kulzhamilya Belzhanova

Votes: 261

38. Red Pomegranate (2021)

113 min | Drama

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Director: Sharipa Urazbayeva | Stars: Ainur Bermukhambetova, Bolat Momyshzhanov

39. Reketir 2: Vozmezdie (2015)

Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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10 years spent after Sayan's death. His nephew discover truth about Sayan's murderers and along with his best friends decided to revenge for his uncle.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Farhat Abdraimov, Maxim Akbarov, Zhan Baizhanbayev, Sayat Isembayev

Votes: 174

40. On i Ona (2013)

78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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He is a student, who believes in a true love. He writes short stories. One day he accidentally meets her. She is beautiful, but unpredictable. Not the type he has always dreamed of. She ... See full summary »

Director: Saken Joldas | Stars: Zhandos Aibassov, Dinara Baktybaeva, Zhanna Kuanysheva

Votes: 19

41. Kanikuly OFF-LINE (2019)

90 min | Comedy

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Director: Ruslan Akun | Stars: Meirgat Amangeldin, Bekzat Eleusizov, Magzhan Khamit, Yelaman Yessentaev

42. The Crying Steppe (2021)

108 min | Drama

8.0
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70% of indigenous population of Kazakhstan died during the Great Famine, artificially imposed on people in the 1920s by the Bolsheviks. Overcoming blind fear of death and despair, an eagle hunter Turar tries to save his family.

Director: Marina Kunarova | Stars: Sayazhan Kulymbetova, Akylkhan Almassov, Dulyga Akmolda, Sergey Ufimtzev

Votes: 640

43. Student (2012)

90 min | Drama

5.6
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63 Metascore

A roughly faithful adaptation of Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment," set in Almaty by Kazakh filmmaker Darezhan Omirbayev A stark, Bressonian tale of a young man who commits an almost random act of murder.

Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Ermek Ahmetov, Erkebulan Almanov, Amangeldy Aytaly, Nurlan Bajtasov

Votes: 197

44. Killer (1998)

80 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Marat works as a personal driver in Almaty, capital of Kazakhstan. When he hits a Mercedes, the nightmare begins. The loan he accepts to pay for the damages puts him at the mercy of a Mafia boss.

Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Talgat Assetov, Roksana Abouova, Ye. Abdigaliyev, V. Badilbayev

Votes: 266

45. The Composer (2019)

104 min | Drama

6.2
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The film follows the true life story of one of China's greatest composers, Xian Xinghai. The start of the Soviet Union's Great Patriotic War against Nazi Germany in 1941 made it difficult ... See full summary »

Director: Xierzhati Yahefu | Stars: Jun Hu, Berik Aytzhanov, Aruzhan Jazilbekova, Xue Ju

Votes: 47

46. The Sixth Post (2018)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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The tragedy experienced by the main characters Erlan and Dauren, not only destroyed the old friendship, but also spread them on the different sides of the lattice. Against the backdrop of a... See full summary »

Director: Serikbol Utepbergenov | Stars: Malik Abdramanov, Yedil Anarbai, Ruslan Astamirov, Aydos Ayesbaev

Votes: 9

47. Sarancha (2001–2003)

Drama

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Billed as an erotic thriller, Locust is a four episode TV series written by Oleg Malovichko, which tells the story of a tragic "romance" between a mismatched pair: a young man from the ... See full summary »

Stars: Asanali Ashimov, Yuriy Kapustin, Zhanna Kuanysheva

48. Kanikuly OFF-LINE 2 (2019)

100 min | Comedy

3.1
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"Holidays Offline 2" is a sequel depicting a fascinating story of three friends who opened their own business - a summer camp for spoiled children. Kairat agrees to an excellent offer to ... See full summary »

Director: Ernar Kurmashev | Stars: Meirgat Amangeldin, Dinara Baktybaeva, Bekzat Eleusizov, Magzhan Khamit

Votes: 7

49. Strayed (2009)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

5.7
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The main character, his wife and small son lose their way and become stuck on a country road. As a result, they have to spend the night in their car. The following morning, the main ... See full summary »

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Andrey Merzlikin, Tungyshbai Al-Tarazi, Ayganim Sadykova, Alma Rulas

Votes: 233

50. Rayony (2016)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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The film revolves around the life of Arsen, a young boy who had to adapt to the cruel "street rules" on the brink of the fall of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s, when the post-Soviet countries witnesses a dramatic rise of crime.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Sanurzhan Suleimen, Olga Sokol, Zhanna Kuanysheva

Votes: 168


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