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Russian horror

There are great Russian horror films made in early 60’s, but new one filmed in 2000’s, too. Here are few of them, worth of mention.

Mister Designer (1989)

Mister Designer (Gospodin oformitel) is USSR Russian horror film made in 1989. it’s about famous artist who strives to find the secret of eternal life through the beautiful mannequins he creates. The movie perfectly conveys the atmosphere of Russian Decadence, the cultural phenomenon, which is also called “The Silver Age” of Russian culture, a period from 1905 till 1914.

mister designer


Viy (1967)

Viy is Russian (or Soviet Union since that was the country these days) horror movie made in 1967, following old story writen by Ukrainian and Russian writer Nikolai Gogol. Viy means “evil”, “spirit”. It imvolves monsters, werewolves, vamipes.

Pro urodov i lyudey

One of great films directed by big Russian director Aleksey Balabanov 1998. Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves.

pro urodov lyudey

Spidarlings (2013)
Spidarlings posterRating: 6.9/10 (19 votes)
Director: Salem Kapsaski
Writer: Salem Kapsaski (screenplay), Salem Kapsaski
Stars: Sophia Disgrace, Rahel Kapsaski, Gypsy Lee Pistolero, Rusty Goffe
Runtime: N/A
Rated: N/A
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical
Released: 03 Aug 2013
Plot: Poverty stricken lovers Eden and Matilda have enough trouble just getting through the days, but when Eden buys a pet spider the real troubles start.

Zima mertvetsov. Metelitsa (2012)
Zima mertvetsov. Metelitsa posterRating: 4.8/10 (48 votes)
Director: Nikolai Pigarev
Writer: Mikhail Borzenkov, Nikolai Pigarev
Stars: Mikhail Borzenkov, Tatyana Zhevnova, Aleksandr Abramovich, Sergey Shirochin
Runtime: 87 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Released: 03 Nov 2012
Plot: Russian Winter is a terrible thing... especially if it arrives in mid-July. Out amidst the icy storm, something raises its hideous head - a Russian zombie - senseless and merciless.

The Phobos (2010)
The Phobos posterRating: 4.1/10 (334 votes)
Director: Oleg Assadulin
Writer: Aleksandr Shevtsov
Stars: Pyotr Fyodorov, Timofey Karataev, Tatyana Kosmacheva, Agniya Kuznetsova
Runtime: N/A
Rated: N/A
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 25 Mar 2010
Plot: Rainy summer evening... Young people are arriving at the new trendy club named Phobos which is still under construction. Or re-construction - since it's a former bomb shelter which is ...

Dead Daughters (2007)
Dead Daughters posterRating: 4.5/10 (581 votes)
Director: Pavel Ruminov
Writer: Pavel Ruminov
Stars: Ekaterina Shcheglova, Mikhail Dementyev, Nikita Emshanov, Darya Charusha
Runtime: 123 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama, Horror
Released: 01 Feb 2007
Plot: In present-day Moscow ghosts of three little girls killed by their insane mother randomly pick a person to watch over for a three days. If during this "probation period" person's moral ...

Tsenzuru k pamyati ne dopuskayu (1992)
Tsenzuru k pamyati ne dopuskayu posterRating: N/A/10 (N/A votes)
Director: Aleksandr Porokhovshchikov
Writer: Aleksandr Porokhovshchikov
Stars: Galina Porokhovshchikova, Elena Melnikova, O. Antonov, Lyudmila Antonyuk
Runtime: N/A
Rated: N/A
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror
Released: N/A
Plot: N/A

Zagadka starogo kladbishcha (2008)
Zagadka starogo kladbishcha posterRating: 5.2/10 (6 votes)
Director: Stanislav Grachyov
Writer: Aleksey Ateyev
Stars: Lyudmila Andreyeva, Yuriy Berkun, Aleksey Bolokh, Valeri Dolzhenkov
Runtime: 125 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Horror
Released: 11 Sep 2008
Plot: N/A

Dnevnoy predstavitel (2004)
Dnevnoy predstavitel posterRating: 3.2/10 (9 votes)
Director: Vitaliy Vorobyov
Writer: Vera Fyodorova
Stars: Tatyana Arntgolts, Elena Polyakova
Runtime: N/A
Rated: N/A
Genre: Horror
Released: N/A
Plot: N/A

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2 Responses to " Russian horror "

  1. Andrey says:

    I watched one old Russian horror, maybe from 70’s or early 80’s, not shore. That one was very impressive, to pitty I can’t recall the title.

  2. Amedar says:

    I like what you are up with this blog. Such great work and reporting about horror! Carry on the excellent work.

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