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Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.

  1. Leonid Gayday

    Director, Writer

  2. Vladlen Bakhnov


Top Billed Cast

  1. Aleksandr Demyanenko

    Aleksandr Demyanenko

    Engineer Alexander Sergeyevich Timofeyev / Shurik

  2. Yuriy Yakovlev

    Yuriy Yakovlev

    Ivan Vasilyevich Bunsha, house manager / Czar Ivan The Terrible

  3. Leonid Kuravlyov

    Leonid Kuravlyov

    George Miloslavsky / Prince Miloslavsky

  4. Mikhail Pugovkin

    Mikhail Pugovkin

    Karp Savelyevich Yakin, film director

  5. Vladimir Etush

    Vladimir Etush

    Dentist Anton Semyonovich Shpak

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Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession
Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession



Original Title Иван Васильевич меняет профессию

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 17, 1973


    (For children above 12) – Unsuitable for children under 12.

Original Language Russian

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget -

Revenue -



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