Stalker(Movie, 1979)

Original title: "Сталкер" (Russian/RU)
2h 43min | Genres: Science Fiction, Drama
StalkerRating: 4.1/5 (with 363 votes)
Stalker (Russian: Сталкер, IPA: [ˈstaɫkʲɪr]) is a 1979 Soviet science fiction art film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky with a screenplay written by Boris and Arkady Strugatsky, loosely based on their novel Roadside Picnic (1972). The film combines elements of science fiction with dramatic philosophical and psychological themes. The film depicts an expedition led by a figure known as the "Stalker" (Alexander Kaidanovsky) to take his two clients—a melancholic writer (Anatoly Solonitsyn) seeking inspiration, and a professor (Nikolai Grinko) seeking scientific discovery—to a mysterious restricted site known simply as the "Zone," where there supposedly exists a room that grants a person's innermost desires. The trio travel through unnerving areas filled with the debris of modern society while engaging in many arguments. Stalker has been called one of the best drama films of the latter half of the 20th century, ... ()
Movie poster of Stalker

Where to watch Stalker (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Stalker" is currently available on 2 providers. Stalker can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Apple / iTunes Store 3.99 USD
Duration: 2h 42min
Updated: 06/15/2019
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Apple / iTunes Store 14.99 USD
Duration: 2h 42min
Updated: 06/15/2019
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

About Stalker

Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A Stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep seeded desires are granted.

Trailer for Stalker + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Additional Information

Production countries: Russia, Soviet Union
Shot in: Tallinn
Based on the work of: Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Arkady and Boris Strugatsky ("Roadside Picnic")
Made by: Mosfilm
Original language: Russian (RU)
Spoken languages: Russian (RU)
Translated into 25 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Uzbek (UZ), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 08/01/1979 (World premiere: 04/16/1979)
Screenwriter: Andrei Tarkovsky, Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky
Director of Photography: Alexander Knyazhinsky, Leonid Kalashnikov, Georgy Rerberg
Composer: Eduard Artemyev
Production Designer: Andrei Tarkovsky
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"La zona"

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