Feature Film, Kazakh (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 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, Zhansaya Saparkhanova

Votes: 3,629 | Gross: $0.08M

2. Kazakh Khanate: The Golden Throne (2019)

111 min | Action, Drama, History

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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 | Star: Yerkebulan Daiyrov

3. A Dark-Dark Man (2019)

130 min | Drama

6.5
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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: 56

4. Tomiris (2019)

156 min | Drama, History

7.4
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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: Almira Tursyn, Adil Akhmetov, Erkebulan Dairov, Berik Aytzhanov

Votes: 112

5. 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 Tursunov | Stars: Ondassyn Bessikbassov, Erbolat Toguzakov

Votes: 599

6. The Gentle Indifference of the World (2018)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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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: 200

7. 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: 3,009 | Gross: $0.16M

8. 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: 717

9. 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: 839

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

84 min | Drama

7.3
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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: 15

11. Kazakh Khanate: Diamond Sword (2016)

133 min | Action, Drama, History

7.3
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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, Doskhan Zholzhaksynov

Votes: 198

12. Mariam (2019)

75 min | Drama

5.5
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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: 33

13. The Road to Mother (2016)

130 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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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: 46

14. Kairat (1992)

72 min | Drama

7.1
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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: Samat Beysenbin, Baljan Bisembekova, Indira Jeksembaeva, Kairat Mahmetov

Votes: 245

15. The Wounded Angel (2016)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

6.5
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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: 202

16. The River (2018)

108 min | Drama

6.3
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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: 131

17. The Crying Steppe

137 min | Drama | Announced

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: Dulyga Akmolda, Rayana Daulet, Akylkhan Almassov, Adilet Zhangali

18. Kardiogramma (1995)

75 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Darezhan Omirbayev | Stars: Baurzhan Akhmetov, Zhasulan Asauov, Asil Badayev, Almas Bekgullayev

Votes: 125

20. The Road (2001)

85 min | Drama

6.7
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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: 101

21. Amanat (2016)

127 min | Drama

8.5
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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

22. Dragon's Island (1997)

Animation

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Directors: Zhaken Danenov, Gani Kistauov

23. Bauyr (2013)

97 min | Drama

7.4
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Small village in the mountains of Kazakhstan. The protagonist is a nine-year-old boy, Yerken, who resourcefully lives by himself. Finally the day comes when his older brother returns home. ... See full summary »

Director: Serik Aprimov | Stars: Alisher Aprymov, Almat Galym

Votes: 19

24. Chouga (2007)

91 min | Drama

7.1
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A transposition of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina to the modern day city of Almaty.

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

Votes: 49

25. Welcome to the USA (2019)

95 min | Drama

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

26. Toll Bar (2015)

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama

3.7
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Rauan works at a parking lot in a prestigious residential area. Aidar passes him daily in his luxurious car. The auto belongs to his father, who works in the oil business. Rauan and Aidar ... See full summary »

Director: Zhasulan Poshanov | Stars: Yerkebulan Daiyrov, Azat Zhumadil, Didar Kaden, Elina Shakeeva

Votes: 10

27. The Hunter (2004)

93 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Serik Aprimov | Stars: Kidiraliev Dogdurbek, Dokhdurbek Kydyraliyev, Gulnazid Omarova, Alibek Zhuasbaev

Votes: 100

28. Vokaldy paralelder (2005)

65 min | Drama

7.3
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It's a surreal, impressionistic concert of classical opera pieces performed by several retired Soviet opera divas.

Director: Rustam Khamdamov | Star: Renata Litvinova

Votes: 98

29. Rebirth Island (2004)

Drama

7.4
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Rebirth Island examines the origins of the Aral Sea environmental disaster.

Director: Rustem Abdrashev | Stars: Temirjan Daniyarov, Janel Makazhanova, Sayat Merekenov

Votes: 7

30. My Sinful Angel (2012)

Romance

4.9
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The hardships encountered by Aisha, a young Kazakh singer, whose dream is to sing in Paris.

Director: Talgat Temenov | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Talgat Temenov

Votes: 7

31. Eagle Hunter's Son (2009)

90 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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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: 128

32. Shyrakshy (2018)

Drama

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Director: Ermek Tursunov

33. Posledniye kanikuly (1996)

65 min | Drama

8.8
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May Day in Alma Ata, 1979. Valera, Karim and Jacob are a crew of hard-partying, drug-taking teenagers looking for kicks during their spring holiday, and they break into the bar at the ... See full summary »

Director: Amir Karakulov | Stars: Anatoly Gapchuk, Shalva Gogoladze, Sanzhar Iskakov

Votes: 13

34. Blind Love (II) (2017)

95 min | Drama, Romance

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The story of the athlete Arlan, who turned into a "crooked path" in search of easy money, and the girl Anel, who lost sight and parents in a terrible accident, but found the strength to ... See full summary »

Director: Daniyar Said | Stars: Sivi Mahmudi, Rinat Basitov, Zhan Baizhanbayev, Nurtas Aidarbekov

35. Vozvrashchenie v 'A' (2011)

116 min | Drama, War

5.7
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Director: Egor Konchalovskiy | Stars: Farkhad Abdraimov, Nurullo Abdullayev, Daniyar Ahmetov, Grigoriy Antipenko

Votes: 18

36. The Kazbat Soldiers (2019)

Drama, War

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The film is based on real events happened on April 7, 1995. Servicemen of the 7th combined company of internal troops of Kazakhstan located in the Pshiharv gorge of Tajikistan were ... See full summary »

Director: Askar Uzabaev

37. Prikosnoveniye (1989)

75 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Director: Amanzhol Aituarov | Stars: Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev, Sabira Kumushaliyeva, T. Kuanyshev

Votes: 48

38. Stranger (2015)

105 min | Drama

6.9
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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: 32

39. Taraz (2016)

82 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.4
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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: 37

40. Returnee (2017)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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The family of repatriate Saparkul return to their historic homeland: cross the border post Turkmenistan, enter the courtyard of the migration police, pass registration and other formalities.

Director: Sabit Kurmanbekov | Star: Dulyga Akmolda

Votes: 6

41. Revenge (2006)

95 min | Drama

8.2
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A "Romeo & Juliet"-type tale of forbidden loves on the steppes of Kazakhstan. Yershora, a maiden from the Adai clan, instantly falls in love with Zhemal from the neighboring Zhaumit clan. ... See full summary »

Director: Damir Manabai | Stars: Zukhra Tassyrova, Yerik Zholzhaksynov, Niyaz Abdigapparov, Aldabek Shalbayev

Votes: 15

42. Swift (2007)

74 min | Drama

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Director: Abai Kulbai | Stars: Inessa Kislova, Anar Kakenova, Merlen Kaldybalin, Lyazzat Aidarova

43. Late Love (2010)

Comedy

7.2
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Director: Sabit Kurmanbekov | Stars: Natalya Arinbasarova, Gérard Depardieu, Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev, Bolat Kalymbetov

Votes: 10

44. The Last Cold Days (1993)

70 min | Drama, War

5.5
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Directors: Bulat Iskakov, Bolat Kalymbetov | Stars: Kseniya Baranova, Vitaliy Gusev, Nariman Bekturov, Vasili Galganov

Votes: 6

45. Daughter-in-law Is Also Human (2017)

83 min | Comedy

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The story of one daughter-in-law whose relations with her mother-in-law reaches its boiling point. The main character, who for many years suffered not only insulting remarks of her ... See full summary »

Director: Askar Uzabaev | Stars: Daniar Alshinov, Asel Sadvakasova, Abunasyr Serikov

46. Talan (2018)

104 min | Drama, History

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Director: Bolat Kalymbetov

47. A Call to Father (2017)

103 min | Drama | Completed

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This is the story of a six-year-old boy who lived in a formerly prosperous mining village, but after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the mine was closed and his father and mother were ... See full summary »

Director: Serik Aprimov

48. Once at the Orphanage (2015)

85 min | Drama

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There is a plane flying from Korea to Europe, which has to make an emergency landing at a small airport somewhere in Kazakhstan. Apart from an international criminal as passenger there is ... See full summary »

Directors: Serik Abishev, Ruslan Magomadov | Stars: Bakhitzhan Alpeisov, Eva Bekher, Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev, Askhat Kuchencherekov

49. Kinomekhanik (2020)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Ermek Tursunov | Star: Nina Usatova

50. Ego vremya pridyot (1957)

96 min | Biography, History

5.8
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Kazakh scientist and traveler, Chokan Valikhanov studied at St. Petersburg University and was well known in Russia. When sent to war against the Kazakhs, Valikhanov was forced to make a choice between Tzar and native land.

Director: Mazhit Begalin | Stars: Konstantin Adashevsky, Vladimir Chestnokov, Kurmanbek Dzhandarbekov, Evgeniy Grigorev

Votes: 5


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