Kazakh (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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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: 34,678

One Strange Rock (2018– )

TV-PG | 47 min | Documentary

The extraordinary story of Earth and why it is special and uniquely brimming with life among a largely unknown but harsh cosmic arena; astronauts tell the story of Earth through a unique perspective.

Stars: Will Smith, Chris Hadfield, Jerry Linenger, Mae C. Jemison

Votes: 6,660

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: 464

The Eagle Huntress (2016)
7.5
72 metascore

The Eagle Huntress (2016)

G | 87 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her nomad family to become an eagle huntress.

Director: Otto Bell | Stars: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley, Rys Nurgaiv

Votes: 3,528 | Gross: $3.17M

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: 3,697 | Gross: $0.08M

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: 807

Sweetie, You Won't Believe It (2020)

84 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 21

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 Tursunov | Stars: Ondassyn Bessikbassov, Erbolat Toguzakov

Votes: 657

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: 3,101 | 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 | Star: Yerkebulan Daiyrov

Votes: 16

The Crying Steppe (2020)

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: 188

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: 180

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: 785

Kazakh Khanate: 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, Doskhan Zholzhaksynov

Votes: 194

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: 110

The Steed (2019)

110 min | Action, Adventure, Family

Set in the first part of the 20th century during the Russian revolution's spill over into the vast majestic lands of Mongolia. This epic story is about family, love, devotion and kinship ... See full summary »

Director: Erdenebileg Ganbold | Stars: Ariunbold E., Enkhtuul G., Tserendagva Purevdorj, Mendbayar Dagvadorj

Votes: 96

Crash Test Aglaé (2017)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

Aglaé Lanctot, 25-years-old, is as insecure as can be. As a result of being 'brought up' by an irresponsible mother and by an absent father, she can now find her balance only in a ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Gravel | Stars: India Hair, Julie Depardieu, Yolande Moreau, Anne Charrier

Votes: 551

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: 561

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: 875

Beyond the Steppes (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

"Beyond the steppes" tells the story of a woman's forced journey to the steppes of Central Asia.

Director: Vanja d'Alcantara | Stars: Agnieszka Grochowska, Aleksandra Justa, Tatiana Tarskaya, Borys Szyc

Votes: 169

Ulzhan (2007)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

Somewhere in the endless steppes of Central Asia lies a treasure. One man holds the key to it, a fragment of an ancient map. But in his restless quest, Charles isn't looking for fame or ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Ayanat Ksenbai, David Bennent, Maximilien Muller

Votes: 592

The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time (2019)

84 min | Drama

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: 34

The Road to Mother (2016)

130 min | Drama, History, War

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: 62

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: 242

Reketir 2: Vozmezdie (2015)

Action, Crime, Drama

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: Farkhad Abdraimov, Maxim Akbarov, Satybaldy Azamat, Zhan Baizhanbayev

Votes: 153

On the Trail of Genghis Khan (2010– )

Not Rated | 172 min | Documentary

For young Australian adventurer Tim Cope, this was the journey of a lifetime - travelling 10,000 kms alone on horseback across the Eurasian steppe through Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Russia, ... See full summary »

Star: Tim Cope

Votes: 66

The Road (2001)

85 min | Drama

A film director takes to the road on a trip to visit his sick mother and we follow his thoughts and human encounters along the way.

Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Jamshed Usmonov, Saule Toktybayeva, Alnur Turgambayeva, Magjane Omirbayev

Votes: 111

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: 135

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: 28

Taraz (2016)

82 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

Socio-criminal drama that tells a story of friendship of men from a ghetto of Taraz city. The meeting with the angry and armed son of the local bandit becomes the key turning point in lives of three individuals and their relatives.

Director: Nurtas Adambay | Stars: Nurtas Adambay, Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Yerkebulan Daiyrov, Assan Mazhit

Votes: 47

4 Elements (2006)

89 min | Documentary

4 Elements shows in a poetic way the battle of humanity with the four primal elements. Four places on earth where companionship and mutual trust are still of vital importance.

Director: Jiska Rickels

Votes: 204

The Wounded Angel (2016)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

Four loosely connected stories set in a small town in Kazakhstan at the beginning of the 90s, a time of transition from the Soviet era to a new state with emotional and economic depression.... See full summary »

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

Votes: 214

Native Dancer (2008)

87 min | Drama, Fantasy

Aidai the baksy, or witch doctor, lives in the mountains and helps people. She uses mysterious actions to cure the sick and to give infertile couples children. As capitalist forces begin to... See full summary »

Director: Gulshat Omarova | Stars: Neisipkul Omarbekova, Farkhad Amankulov, Almat Ayanov, Tolepbergen Baisakalov

Votes: 206

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: 45

Ulbolsyn (2020)

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

Votes: 8

Nartai (2020)

Drama

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Director: Dito Tsintsadze | Stars: Henry Buchmann, Grigoriy Chaban, Antoine Doukravets, Konrad Hollenstein

Welcome to the USA (2019)

95 min | Drama

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

Votes: 17

The Last Cold Days (1993)

70 min | Drama, War

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Directors: Bulat Iskakov, Bolat Kalymbetov | Stars: Kseniya Baranova, Vitaliy Gusev, Nariman Bekturov, Vasili Galganov

Votes: 6

Game Breakers (2018)

Documentary

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Stars: Ayumu Hirano, Ashleigh Johnson

The Story of Aisholpan (2017 Video)

4 min | Short

A brave young girl takes up the ancient tradition of hunting with eagles, which has been practiced in the mountains of Western Mongolia for centuries.

Director: Martin Buzora | Stars: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Rys Nurgaiv

Votes: 20

Guardian of the Light (2018)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Ermek Tursunov

Votes: 11

Babai (2020)

65 min

the cycle of life marked by trauma: intensive trip into the memories of fundamental traumatic experiences of one's childhood which determine the future persona

Director: Artem Aisagaliev | Stars: Dzhumabai Aisagaliev, Gesha Aisagaliev, Mark Aisagaliev, Saggidulla Aisagaliev

Votes: 13

The Gift to Stalin (2008)
6.9
57 metascore

The Gift to Stalin (2008)

97 min | Drama

A Jewish child deported to Kazakhstan is saved and adopted by Kasym, an old Kazakh railway-man. Kasym gives him a Kazakh name, Sabyr, that in Kazakh language means humble. The child grows ... See full summary »

Director: Rustem Abdrashev | Stars: Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev, Bakhtiar Khoja, Yekaterina Rednikova, Dalen Shintemirov

Votes: 248

The Twilight (2015)

TV-14 | 10 min | Short, Horror, Mystery

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Director: Kuanysh Muradov | Stars: Alisher Bazarbayev, Dastan Mansurov, Samat Smakov

Votes: 10

Olma Djon

Drama | Completed

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Director: Victoria Yakubov | Stars: Natasha Mashkevich, Aziz Beyshenaliev, Muratbek Aubakirov, Damesh Azimbayeva

Amanat (2016)

127 min | Drama

This film follows three distinct story lines depicting unfortunate fates of Kazakh patriots who refused to be subjugated by the colonial policy of Tsarist Russia and later by that of the Soviet totalitarian system.

Director: Satybaldy Narymbetov | Stars: Dulyga Akmolda, Kuralai Anabekova, Berik Aytzhanov, Aziz Beyshenaliev

Votes: 15

Student (2012)
5.5
63 metascore

Student (2012)

90 min | Drama

A solitary philosophy student steers his directionless life toward a violent crime, spurred on by a post-Soviet order characterized by growing inequality, institutional corruption and a ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 189

The Fall of Otrar (1991)

176 min | Drama, History, War

This historical epic charts political intrigue among the Kipchaks, a confederation of tribes on the steppes of central Asia, before they were overrun by Genghis Khan.

Director: Ardak Amirkulov | Stars: Dokhdurbek Kydyraliyev, Tungyshpai Zhamankulov, Bolot Beyshenaliev, Abdurashid Makhsudov

Votes: 98

The Polygon (2014)

55 min | Documentary, History

The Polygon is a film by Australian actor/producer Kimberley Hawryluk and documentary filmmaker Adam Schomer that journeys to understand a Kazakh village that lies just 18km from a former ... See full summary »

Directors: Kimberley Joseph, Adam Schomer | Star: Kimberley Joseph

Votes: 45

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: 14

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