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.
Engineer Alexander Sergeyevich Timofeyev / Shurik
Ivan Vasilyevich Bunsha, house manager / Czar Ivan The Terrible
George Miloslavsky / Prince Miloslavsky
Karp Savelyevich Yakin, film director