Selected by the ruble: the most successful Russian films

© Studio Trite (2016)scene from the film CrewSelected by the ruble: the most successful Russian films© Studio Trite (2016)

MOSCOW – January 15, RIA Novosti. Last year was one of the most successful for the Russian cinema. Two films released in 2017 broke the record at the box office, and the majority of reviewers speak about them enthusiastically.

In this ranking we include five Russian films with the biggest box office receipts.

Selected by the ruble: the most successful Russian films The most ambitious disaster film, shot in Russia, managed to gather 1,504 billion in theaters with a budget of 650 million. Though officially the film is not a remake of the popular Soviet paintings 1979, the plots of both «Crews» to some extent similar, and in a new there are references to the film by Alexander Mitta. This is the second Russian film shot with the use of technology IMAX 3D.

The picture tells about the life of Prince Vladimir, grossed 1,534 billion with a budget of 1.25 billion. Work on the film began in the fall of 2008. The creators have released two versions with different age restrictions: «12+» and «18+».

3. «Stalingrad» (2013)Selected by the ruble: the most successful Russian films

A film by Fyodor Bondarchuk has collected more than 1.67 billion rubles in the budget less than a billion. This is the first Russian film released in IMAX 3D. The music for the film was written by composer Angelo Badalamenti, who gained popularity for his work with David Lynch.

2. «The last hero» (2017)Selected by the ruble: the most successful Russian films

The picture Dmitry Dyachenko, known for the films «Day of radio» and «About what speak men» and TV series «Kitchen», grossed 1,732 billion. «The last hero» was filmed with the cooperation of Disney and Studio Yellow, Black and White. The film’s budget amounted to about 370 million rubles.

1. «Moving up» (2017)Selected by the ruble: the most successful Russian films

A film by Anton Megerdichev on Grand final basketball tournament of the Olympic games in Munich occupies first place in the rating. «Moving up» is still in theaters, but now box office has exceeded 1, 784 billion. This film may be the first in Russia who will conquer the placket in two billion.

 

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