Kazakhstan (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
7.3
89 metascore

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy

Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester

Votes: 385,731 | Gross: $128.51M

Bullets of Justice (2019)

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

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: 633

Mulan II (2004 Video)

G | 79 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

While preparing for their wedding, Shang and Mulan are suddenly sent off on a secret mission. Mushu starts to meddle, and a surprise attack by Mongolians doesn't help either.

Directors: Darrell Rooney, Lynne Southerland | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, Mark Moseley, Lucy Liu

Votes: 23,800

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
7.2
74 metascore

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)

R | 126 min | Action, Biography, Drama

The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206.

Director: Sergei Bodrov | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Amadu Mamadakov, Khulan Chuluun, Honglei Sun

Votes: 45,131 | Gross: $5.70M

The Legend of Tomiris (2019)

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

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: Almira Tursyn, Adil Akhmetov, Erkebulan Dairov, Berik Aytzhanov

Votes: 35,779

Ayka (2018)

100 min | Drama

A poor migrant woman in Moscow struggles with her life.

Director: Sergei Dvortsevoy | Stars: Samal Yeslyamova, Zhipara Abdilaeva, Sergey Mazur, David Alaverdyan

Votes: 1,530

Simindis kundzuli (2014)

100 min | Drama, War

The river creates and the river destroys in an eternal cycle that even man can't escape.

Director: George Ovashvili | Stars: Ilyas Salman, Mariam Buturishvili, Irakli Samushia, Tamer Levent

Votes: 4,142

Hacker (I) (2016)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

With the help of his new friends Alex Danyliuk turns to a life of crime and identity theft.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Callan McAuliffe, Lorraine Nicholson, Daniel Eric Gold, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 9,143

Diamond Cartel (2015)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure

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: 462

Paris Song (2018)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

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: 58

Dissolve (2019)

80 min | Drama

Girl-1 bound by a traditional family and household. One day she meets Girl-2 with the same appearance. From this moment on, these two people change roles and help each other. But the further it goes on.

Director: Kim Ki-duk | Stars: Dinara Zhumagaliyeva, Inkar Abdrash, Irina Azhmukhamedova, Yerken Gubashev

Votes: 57

Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)

R | 99 min | Drama, War

Two Russian soldiers, one battle-seasoned and the other barely into his boots and uniform, are taken prisoner by an anxious Islamic father from a remote village hoping to trade them for his captured son.

Director: Sergei Bodrov | Stars: Oleg Menshikov, Sergey Bodrov, Susanna Mekhraliyeva, Jemal Sikharulidze

Votes: 4,240 | Gross: $0.66M

Jaws 19 (2015)

63 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

The beaches of the Baltic Sea are terrorized by a shark. The military manage to destroy it, but the shark returns in spectral form.

Directors: Sergey A., Ivan Lachance | Stars: Ivan Lachance, Sergey A., Viktor Murzikov, Krolik Black

Votes: 1,531

Atomic Betty (2004–2010)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A smart, and sugary-sweet Canadian girl leads a double life as a defender of the galaxy.

Stars: Bruce Hunter, Tajja Isen, Rick Miller, Adrian Truss

Votes: 1,866

Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
5.9
49 metascore

Nomad: The Warrior (2005)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

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: 3,722 | Gross: $0.08M

Tulpan (2008)
7.1
88 metascore

Tulpan (2008)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

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: 3,142 | Gross: $0.16M

Kazakh Khanate: The Golden Throne (2019)

111 min | Action, Drama, History

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: 25

Yellow Cat (2020)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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: 127

A Dark, Dark Man (2019)

130 min | Crime, Drama

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: 226

Hunting the Phantom (2014)

120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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: 257

The Old Man (2012)

102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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: 674

Diamond Sword (2016)

133 min | Action, Drama, History

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: 193

Zhauzhürek myng bala (2012)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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: 833

Baikonur (2011)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Iskander, a young man living on the Kazakh steppes, finds French astronaut Julie after her capsule crashes. Julie now has amnesia, but Iskander convinces her they are engaged. (Russian with English subtitles)

Director: Veit Helmer | Stars: Alexander Asochakov, Marie de Villepin, Sitora Farmonova, Erbolat Toguzakov

Votes: 513

Kazakh Business in America (2017)

91 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 56

Reketir (2007)

80 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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: 583

The Crying Steppe (2021)

108 min | Drama

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: 295

Begletsy (2014)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

An escaped convict and his band of fugitives fight for freedom in this adventure saga. Led by revolutionary Pavel Nechaev, a group of escaped convicts band together to brave the woods of ... See full summary »

Director: Rustam Mosafir | Stars: Kirill Anisimov, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Pyotr Fyodorov, Valeriy Grishko

Votes: 54

Ulbolsyn (2020)

71 min | Drama

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: 25

Harmony Lessons (2013)

120 min | Drama

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: 889

Gagma napiri (2009)

90 min | Drama

A young refugee and his mother flee war and ethnic cleansing in the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia, leaving his father behind. After arriving in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, the ... See full summary »

Director: George Ovashvili | Stars: Tedo Bekhauri, Tamar Meskhi, Archil Tabukashvili, Temo Goginava

Votes: 1,136

Ya ne vernus (2014)

110 min | Drama

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: 822

Welcome to the USA (2019)

95 min | Drama

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: 22

Sweetie, You Won't Believe It (2020)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

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, Yerkebulan Daiyrov, Asel Kaliyeva, Rustem Zhaniyamanov

Votes: 56

The Gentle Indifference of the World (2018)

100 min | Drama

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: 244

Atbai's Fight (2019)

133 min | Drama

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Director: Adilkhan Yerzhanov | Stars: Daniar Alshinov, Asel Sadvakasova, Dinara Baktybaeva, Sanjar Madi

Votes: 18

She Sees Red - Interactive Movie (2019)

M | Thriller

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: 52

The Market: A Tale of Trade (2008)

93 min | Drama

A Turkish small time black marketeer wants to enter the cell phone business. To get enough money, he promises the local doctor to get medicine for sick children.

Director: Ben Hopkins | Stars: Tayanç Ayaydin, Genco Erkal, Senay Aydin, Hakan Sahin

Votes: 1,146

Nomad Cowboys

Documentary | Post-production

This doc follows the journey of the very first American Kok Boru team.

Directors: Creed Garnick, Brock Harris | Stars: Creed Garnick, Brock Harris, Billy Magnussen, Garret Edington

Student (2012)
5.6
63 metascore

Student (2012)

90 min | Drama

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: 187

The Liquidator (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Thriller

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: 453

The Wounded Angel (2016)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

In a godforsaken Kazakh village four adolescent teenagers try to find their place in the world.

Director: Emir Baigazin | Stars: Omar Adilov, Timur Aidarbekov, Madiyar Aripbay, Anzara Barlykova

Votes: 227

La voix des steppes (2014)

93 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

A little boy Anatole lives in 1960s in the steppe in Kazakhstan with his parents-archaeologists. One day he witnesses the accidental death of his brother, this drama traumatizes the boy so ... See full summary »

Directors: Gérard Depardieu, Yermek Shinarbayev | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Berik Aytzhanov, Natalie Dessay

Votes: 15

Pura vida - The Ridge (2012)

86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

A unique rescue operation in the most dangerous mountain of the Himalayas. A film about love of life, friendship and action, passion and truth that encourages living life a full.

Directors: Pablo Iraburu, Migueltxo Molina | Stars: Sergey Bogomolov, Alexei Bolotov, Alexey Bolotov, Don Bowie

Votes: 170

Schizo (2004)
7.0
64 metascore

Schizo (2004)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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: 987 | Gross: $0.05M

The River (2018)

108 min | Drama

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: 143

Kazakh Khanate (2017– )

History

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: 29

Camp Fire Stories (2018)

104 min | Horror

The horror story, imbued with the search for the true evil in this world. The most ancient legends of folklore will be recreated from the ancient beliefs about the otherworldly evil of the ... See full summary »

Director: Roman Sidorenko

Votes: 34

Cardiogram (1995)

75 min | Drama

Jasulan suffers from heart disease. To treat him, his mother took him to Alma-Ata, the capital of Kazkahstan. The child discovers the big city. Here everyone speaks Russian and soon Jasulan will face exclusion in his own country.

Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Baurzhan Akhmetov, Zhasulan Asauov, Asil Badayev, Almas Bekgullayev

Votes: 141

Guardian of the Light (2018)

90 min | Drama

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: 45

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