Kazakh (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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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: 6,232

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: 3,434 | Gross: $3.17M

The Legend of Tomiris (2019)

156 min | 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: 289

Yellow Cat (2020)

90 min | Comedy

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: Sanjar Madi, Azamat Nigmanov, Kamila Nugmanova

Votes: 34

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: 3,679 | Gross: $0.08M

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: 91

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

A Dark-Dark Man (2019)

130 min | 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: 78

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: 636

Tulpan (2008)
7.0
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: 3,075 | Gross: $0.16M

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: 745

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: 122

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: 762

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: 519

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: 240

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: 6

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: 138

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: 865

Kairat (1992)

72 min | Drama

Living in Almaty, Kazakhstan, a young man is preparing to become a bus conductor. One day, in between wandering the city streets, and going to the movies, he makes the acquaintance of a female student.

Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Talgat Assetov, Samat Beysenbin, Baljan Bisembekova, Indira Jeksembaeva

Votes: 259

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: 43

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: 140

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: 525

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: 22

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: 584

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 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: 52

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: 246

On a Clear Day You Can See the Revolution from Here (2020)

64 min | Documentary

An expansive journey through the Kazakh steppe, On A Clear Day You Can See the Revolution From Here excavates layers of myth, history and geology to reveal the shifting fault lines between a government, its people and their land.

Directors: Emma Charles, Ben Evans James

Votes: 7

Mariam (2019)

75 min | Drama

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: 62

Taras. Homecoming (2019)

120 min | Action, Biography, History

Few weeks of Taras Shevchenko in Kazakhstan exile, before his discharge out of army, when agents of the secret police were in hot pursuit of him.

Director: Aleksandr Denisenko | Stars: Boris Orlov, Anna Topchiy, Iurii Shulgan, Roman Lutskyi

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

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: 183

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: 21

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: 205

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: 213

Eagle Hunter's Son (2009)

90 min | Drama, Family

Twelve-year-old Bazarbai is unlike other Nomad boys his age. He dreams of leaving behind the green pastures of his native Western Mongolian province, lured instead by the call of the urban ... See full summary »

Director: René Bo Hansen | Stars: Bazarbai Matei, Serikbai Khulan, Mardan Matei, Asilbek Badelkhan

Votes: 129

Stranger (2015)

105 min | Drama

Yermek Tursunov (Kelin, The Old Man) completes his trilogy about Kazakh identity, in which an orphaned young boy takes to the mountains and lives among a pack of wolves in the days before WWII.

Director: Ermek Tursunov | Stars: Mikhail Karpov, Roza Khayrullina, Erzhan Nurymbet

Votes: 31

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: 11

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 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

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: 62

Chouga (2007)

91 min | Drama

A transposition of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina to the modern day city of Almaty.

Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Aidos Sagatov, Alnur Turgambayeva

Votes: 52

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: 167

Heartbeat (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: 136

Nartai (2020)

Drama

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

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: 110

Flags Over Berlin

Action, Drama, History | Pre-production

'Flags Over Berlin' is the story of one of the most important intelligence missions of the World War II - Operation 'Alsos'. Sir Winston Churchill sends his most trusted aid - a British ... See full summary »

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: 44

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: 14

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