- Aleksandr Antonov, Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Ivan Bobrov, Vladimir Barskiy
- Sergei M. Eisenstein
- Drama, History, Silent, Thriller
- December 24, 1925
- Greatest Silent Films, Sight & Sound 2022 Critics' Top 100, Sight & Sound 2022 Directors' Top 100
Based on the historical events the movie tells the story of a riot at the battleship Potemkin. What started as a protest strike when the crew was given rotten meat for dinner ended in a riot. The sailors raised the red flag and tried to ignite the revolution in their home port Odessa.
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