Not Rated | | Drama, History
In the midst of the Russian Revolution of 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel's officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.
The steps sequence in this film inspired the steps shootout scene in The Untouchables (1987).
The enemy must be dealt a decisive blow! Together with the rebelling workers from all of Russia - WE WILL WIN!
After the woman with her son in her arms approaches the army in Odessa Steps sequence, she gets shot and falls backward with her son draped perpendicular across her. When the army marches down the steps after shooting the woman, the woman has turned 180 degrees around and her son is now lined up with her body.
$2,283 (USA) (21 January 2011)
$50,970 (USA) (15 January 2012)
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