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White Nights (1985)

PG-13 11/22/1985 (US) DramaThriller 2h 16m


After his plane crashes in Siberia, a Russian dancer, who defected to the West, is held prisoner in the Soviet Union. The KGB keeps him under watch and tries to convince him to become a dancer for the Kirov Academy of Ballet again. Determined to escape, he befriends a black American expatriate and his pregnant Russian wife, who agree to help him escape to the American Embassy.

  1. Taylor Hackford


  2. Eric Hughes


  3. James Goldman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mikhail Baryshnikov

    Mikhail Baryshnikov

    Nikolai 'Kolya' Rodchenko

  2. Gregory Hines

    Gregory Hines

    Raymond Greenwood

  3. Jerzy Skolimowski

    Jerzy Skolimowski

    Colonel Chaiko

  4. Helen Mirren

    Helen Mirren

    Galina Ivanova

  5. Geraldine Page

    Geraldine Page

    Anne Wyatt

  6. Isabella Rossellini

    Isabella Rossellini

    Darya Greenwood

  7. John Glover

    John Glover

    Wynn Scott

  8. Stefan Gryff

    Stefan Gryff

    Captain Kirigin

  9. William Hootkins

    William Hootkins

    Chuck Malarek

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White Nights
White Nights

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $42,160,849.00


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