Movies and TV shows set in kazakhstan

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in kazakhstan ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful, humorous and rough films and TV shows about / with murder, death, blood, danger, friendship, gun, escapades, family relations, love and romance and travel plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in Kazakhstan, Russia, Germany and other countries.
kazakhstan movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as kazakhstan: Tulpan (2008), The Old Man (2012), Harmony Lessons (2013), Nomad: The Warrior (2005), Ulzhan (2007), Infiniti (2022), Jaws 19 (2015), Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020), The Market: A Tale of Trade (2008), Bopem (2015).

List of movies set in kazakhstan

Tulpan (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Asa, a young and cheerful dreamer, returns from his Russian naval service to his sister’s nomadic family on the desolate Hunger Steppe of central Asia, so that he can begin his own life as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, arranged marriage, bittersweet, family disapproval, love and romance, unfulfilled love, family life, desert, looking for love, hopes, self discovery, nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan, asia
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The Old Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This is a survival story - a Hemingway's 'Old Man and the Sea' as if written for our days.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, farm, family relations, nature, suspense, isolation, mountain, winter, wisdom of life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan
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Harmony Lessons (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During a medical examination, 13-year-old Aslan is humiliated in front of a load of his fellow pupils. The incident unleashes his latent personality disorder. Plagued by self-doubt, he strives for cleanliness and perfection and is obsessed with ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, disturbing, gloomy
Audience: teen drama
Plot: boy, school, coming of age, youth, life is a bitch, village, social misfits, misfit, bullying, vengeance, teenage boy, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan, asia
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Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Kazakhstan, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Nomad is a historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan. The film is a fictionalised account of the youth and coming-of-age of Ablai Khan, as he grows and fights to defend the fortress at Hazrat-e Turkestan from Dzungar invaders.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, epic
Plot: nomad, battles, tragic hero, folk hero, heroic mission, leadership, rivalry, rise and fall, ambition, political unrest, state affairs, medieval ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: kazakhstan, asia
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Ulzhan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 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 glory. He's looking for a way to heal his wounded ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: gulag, introspection, nuclear explosion, looking for love, treasure, oil well, loss of family, travel, quest, mountain, nuclear testing, school teacher ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan, asia
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Infiniti (2022)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: The ISS, the International Space Station has gone silent. The crew is in distress. Simultaneously, a decapitated and waxed body is found on a roof in Kazakhstan. Positive identification leaves no room for doubt: the body belongs to an American ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: space exploration, investigation, paranormal investigation, paradox, murder, police investigation, astronaut, space program, cosmonaut, sleuth, space station, suspense ...
Place: kazakhstan
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Jaws 19 (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, Kazakhstan, Czech Republic
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The beaches of the Baltic Sea are terrorized by a shark. The military manage to destroy it, but the shark returns in spectral form.
Style: parody, humorous, psychotronic, experimental, stylized ...
Plot: found footage, sea, military, killer shark, shark, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, creature feature, strength, missing person, small town, stupidity ...
Time: 2010s, year 2015, 21st century
Place: ukraine, russia, kazakhstan
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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 14 years after making a film about his journey across the USA, Borat risks life and limb when he returns to the United States with his young daughter, and reveals more about the culture, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the political elections.
Style: funny, controversial, humorous, satirical, absurd ...
Plot: disguise, father daughter relationship, prank, presidential election, satire, social satire, amazon, countryside, male protagonist, travel, epiphany, political rally ...
Place: manhattan new york city, kazakhstan, new york, texas, xian
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The Market: A Tale of Trade (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey, UK, Kazakhstan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Turkish small time black marketeer wants to enter the cell phone business. To get enough money, he promises the local doctor to get medicine for sick children.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, witty, clever
Plot: gambling, ambition, disorder, partners, nothing goes right, odd couple, satire, doctor, husband wife relationship, medicine, mother daughter relationship, economics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, turkey, kazakhstan, azerbaijan
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Bopem (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teenager Ruslan is a half-orphan who lives by the dried Aral Sea. When he learns that due to serious illness he has no more than 3 months to live, Ruslan decides to punish those responsible for the death of his beloved mother.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: revenge, teenage boy, teenager, death of mother, vendetta, illness, teenage protagonist, loss of mother, terminal illness, punishment, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan
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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, stylized, captivating, clever ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, archaeologist, kick-butt women, female protagonist, fantasy world, monster, good versus evil, adventurer, chase, tombs and skeletons, woman ...
Time: 2000s
Place: greece, africa, shanghai, egypt, kazakhstan ...
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Nagima (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ugly, illiterate and an uncommunicative “graduate” of the city orphanage, Nagima is a young woman whose life offers little potential for success or even happiness. Nagima rents a tiny room on the outskirts of the city of Almaty with her fellow ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: pregnancy, life is a bitch, looking for love, best friends, love and romance, society, social misfits, physical appearance, orphan, friendship, death in childbirth, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan
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Paper Soldier (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1961, a Soviet medical officer is conflicted about his position overseeing the health of future cosmonauts.
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, sincere, touching ...
Plot: space travel, military, crumbling marriage, moral dilemma, infidelity, power relations, soldier, space and aliens, love affair, couple relations, cosmonaut, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: russia, kazakhstan, ussr
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The Liquidator (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government (
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, secret movement, corruption, government, rivalry, conspiracy, mafia, espionage, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan
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Baikonur (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: “Whatever falls from heaven, you may keep.” So goes the unwritten law of the Kazakh steppes. A law avidly adhered to by the inhabitants of a small village, who collect the space debris that falls downrange from the nearby Baikonur space station. ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, village, village life, space and aliens, social relations, space shuttle, love and romance, cosmonaut, cave, sex scene, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan
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Sputnik (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, dark, slasher ...
Plot: alien, evil alien, alien life-form, suspense, alien contact, monster, alien creature, alien monster, creature, extraterrestrial, space, fear ...
Time: year 1983
Place: kazakhstan, russia
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Crash Test Aglaé (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Aglaé, a young factory worker, has only one focus in life: her job at a car crash test site. When she learns that the factory is going to be relocated abroad, she accepts, to everyone's surprise, to go to India in order to hold on to her job. ...
Style: road movie, humorous, tense, feel good, light ...
Plot: friendship, coworker, worker, female protagonist, coworker relationship, co worker co worker relationship, life is a bitch, strong female presence, family relations, job, escapades, female friendship ...
Place: india, switzerland, kazakhstan, poland
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Target (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In the year 2020, a group of wealthy Moscovites travel to an abandoned astrophysics complex, rumoured to have enough power to halt the process of aging.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, aging, obsession, human nature, youth, escapades, society, social differences, couples, fountain of youth, underground, immortality ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: russia, kazakhstan
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All That Really Matters (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1992
Plot: world war two, humiliation, jewish, escape, deportation, fear, husband wife relationship, prison, artist, famous people, nkvd, family reunited ...
Time: year 1939
Place: poland, kazakhstan, siberia
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Man-eater (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Kazakhstan. 1954. Copper mines. Concentration camp. In the center of the plot - a revolt which prisoners raised in protest against the inhuman treatment.
Plot: sadism, desert, son, suicide, prisoner, escape, violence, murder, riot, investigation, cannibalism, lieutenant ...
Time: year 1954
Place: ussr, kazakhstan
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Mercenaries (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A diplomatic official is captured and imprisoned while touring a war zone, so a team of elite female commandos is assembled to infiltrate a women's prison for a daring rescue.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic
Plot: rescue, prison, female spy, mercenary, female agent, female protagonist, dishonesty, confined, state affairs, criminal heroes, undercover, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century
Place: pentagon, europe, kazakhstan
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Killer (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, France, Switzerland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man gets into an accident and now owes people money. He lives in present day Almaty, Kazakhstan, where jobs are scarce. So he turns to dubious characters for help which leads him deeper and deeper into trouble.
Plot: journalist, suicide, murder, strip club, police officer, killer, baby, mathematics, chauffeur, scientist, laboratory, husband wife relationship ...
Place: kazakhstan
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Fifty-Fifty (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teen involved in the world of underground boxing vows to take care of a dead fighter's family.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, rough, sincere ...
Plot: teenage life, kids in trouble, youth, gambling, redemption, tragic love, coming of age, love and romance, underdog, survival, unfulfilled love, fight ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, turkey, kazakhstan
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From the Edge of the City (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Minority-group Greeks from an outer suburb of Athens struggle with their life on society's fringe and exploitation of one another.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: lgbt, migration, male masturbation, lgbtq, prostitute, immigrants, suburbs, culture clash, russian mafia, male prostitution, life is a bitch, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, russia, chernobyl, europe, geneva switzerland ...
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The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: love affair, couple relations, parents and children, hopes, state affairs, politics, love and romance, introspection, love triangle, couples, political unrest, starting over ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 80s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: kazakhstan, canada, usa, italy, russia ...
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I Won't Come Back (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Estonia, Finland, Belarus
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anya, a young academic raised in an orphanage, is on the cusp of success when she’s accused of drug possession. While in limbo hiding from the police, she hits the road with Kristina, another orphan several years Anya’s junior, in search of her ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, road movie, tragic ending ...
Plot: orphan, teenage life, friends, false accusation, odd couple, obsessive quest, escapades, friendship, escape, car accident, little girl, death of friend ...
Time: 21st century
Place: eastern europe, europe, russia, kazakhstan
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Two Hearts as One (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A look inside the story of two newlyweds who are parted from each other and spend the next half-century of their lives trying to reunite.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, touching, non-linear ...
Plot: husband wife reunion, labor camp, life is a bitch, wartime life, love affair, love, caucasian, marriage, couples, flashback, world war two, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s, year 1941
Place: europe, turkey, kazakhstan
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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: absurd, humorous, controversial, parody, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, racism, travel, dark humor, culture clash, stereotypes, stupidity, road trip, nude, fish out of water, toilet humor, islam ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, kazakhstan, los angeles, usa, russia ...
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Kalashnikov (2020)
Genre: Biography, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tank commander Kalashnikov is severely injured in battle in 1941. The accident leaves him incapacitated and unable to return to the front. While recovering in the hospital he begins creating the initial sketches of what will become one of the ...
Style: rough, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, heroic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, inventor, human spirit, weapons, life & death, soldier, red army, soviet soldier, creativity, human nature, lifestyle, transformation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, moscow russia, russia, kazakhstan
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Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, hostage, secret service, terrorism, white house, hijacking, terrorist, conspiracy, head of state, president, usa president, suspense ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, washington d.c., afghanistan, germany, moscow russia ...
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