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Seventeen Moments of Spring

#1 - Seventeen Moments of Spring

The series is based on a "true story" of a Russian spy Colonel Isaev (Stirlitz) in Nazi Germany during 17 days at the very end of WWII. Stirlitz has worked his way to the very top of the Nazi hierarchy without being discovered. However, his "colleagues", top Hitler's officers Borman, Mueller and Schellenberg are beginning to suspect him. Stirlitz is constantly walking on the edge between his two identities, sending information to Russia, while skilfully maintaining the appearance of a loyalist to the Nazi regime.

star 9.43
288 votes
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

#2 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson is a series of five films produced by Lenfilm for the Soviet Central Television, split into eleven episodes, starring Vasily Livanov as Sherlock Holmes and Vitaly Solomin as Dr. Watson. They were directed by Igor Maslennikov and filmed in Russia (the then Soviet Union) between 1979 and 1986, and the series was one of the most successful in the history of Russian television.

star 8.98
397 votes
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#3 - ProzhektorPerisHilton

star 8.87
26 votes
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Well, Just You Wait!

#4 - Well, Just You Wait!

Ну, погоди!, is a Soviet/Russian animated series produced by Soyuzmultfilm. The series was created in 1969 and became a popular cartoon of the Soviet Union. Additional episodes have been produced in Russia since 2006. The original film language is Russian but very little speech is used (usually interjections or at most several sentences per episode). The series follows the comical adventures of an artistic and mischievous wolf trying to catch (and presumably eat) a hare. The series has additional characters that usually either help the hare or interfere with the wolf's plans.

star 8.75
383 votes
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The Sniffer

#5 - The Sniffer

They call him the Sniffer. He's the proud owner of an acute sense of smell, he knows things about you even you don't and would rather keep to yourself.

star 7.99
159 votes
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The Method

#6 - The Method

An ambitious young law enforcement graduate is thrilled when her idol takes her on as a trainee. But his methods aren't anything like she imagined.

star 7.80
110 votes
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Better Than Us

#7 - Better Than Us

Moscow in a not so distant future where human beings share their daily lives with robots. Georgy, a forensic who has a robot assistant, suddenly finds himself caught up in the first murder committed by a new kind of experimental humanoid.

star 7.50
378 votes
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#8 - Trotsky

In May 1940, on the outskirts of Mexico City, a detachment of Mexican Communists dressed as policemen attack the house of the former leader of the Russian revolution, Leon Trotsky. For a quarter of an hour they shoot at the house, but by an incredible coincidence, Trotsky and his wife survive. Having lost during the eleven years of expulsion almost all close ones and relatives, Trotsky understands: his eternal enemy, Stalin, will continue to pursue him until the end of his days. He decides to leave a political testament, for the first time to tell in full and sincerely how a Jewish young man managed to become a prophet of the new world and destroy the largest empire. To write his memoirs, Trotsky invites his ideological opponent – a Canadian journalist sympathetic to Stalin — to convert him into his faith, so that he in turn can convert the whole mankind.

star 6.93
45 votes
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