The novel has been adapted into various media including opera, film, television, ballet, and radio drama. The first film adaptation was released in 1911 but has not survived.
Film and television
- 1911: Anna Karenina (1911 film), a Russian adaptation directed by Maurice André Maître
- 1914: Anna Karenina (1914 film), a Russian adaptation directed by Vladimir Gardin
- 1915: Anna Karenina (1915 film), an American version starring Danish actress Betty Nansen
- 1918: Anna Karenina (1918 film), a Hungarian adaptation starring Irén Varsányi as Anna Karenina
- 1927: Love (1927 film), an American version, starring Greta Garbo and directed by Edmund Goulding. This version featured significant changes from the novel and had two different endings, with a happy one for American audiences
- 1935: Anna Karenina (1935 film), starring Greta Garbo and Fredric March; directed by Clarence Brown
- 1948: Anna Karenina (1948 film) starring Vivien Leigh and Ralph Richardson; directed by Julien Duvivier
- 1953: Anna Karenina (1953 film), a Russian version directed by Tatyana Lukashevich
- 1953: Panakkaari (Rich woman), a Tamil language adaptation directed by K. S. Gopalakrishnan, starring T. R. Rajakumari, M. G. Ramachandran and V. Nagaiah.
- 1960: Nahr al-Hob (The River of Love), an Egyptian film directed by Ezz El-Dine Zulficar, starring Omar Sharif and Faten Hamama.
- 1961: Anna Karenina (1961 film), a BBC Television adaptation directed by Rudolph Cartier, starring Claire Bloom and Sean Connery.
- 1967: Anna Karenina (1967 film), a Russian version directed by Alexander Zarkhi
- 1977: Anna Karenina, a 1977 ten-episode BBC series, directed by Basil Coleman and starred Nicola Pagett, Eric Porter and Stuart Wilson
- 1975/1979: Anna Karenina (1975 film), film of the Bolshoi Ballet production, directed by Margarita Pilikhina, first released in Finland in 1976. U.S. release in 1979
- 1985: Anna Karenina (1985 film), a TV Movie starring Jacqueline Bisset and Christopher Reeve, directed by Simon Langton
- 1997: Anna Karenina (1997 film), the first American version filmed entirely in Russia, directed by Bernard Rose and starring Sophie Marceau and Sean Bean
- 2000: Anna Karenina (2000 TV series), a British version by David Blair and starring Helen McCrory and Kevin McKidd
- 2012: Anna Karenina (2012 film), a British version by Joe Wright from a screenplay by Tom Stoppard, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law
- 2013: it:Anna Karenina (miniserie televisiva 2013), an English-language Italian/French/Spanish/German/Lithuanian TV co-production by Christian Duguay and starring Vittoria Puccini, Benjamin Sadler and Santiago Cabrera; alternatively presented as a two-part mini-series or a single 3 hours and 15 minutes film
- 2015: The Beautiful Lie (2015 miniseries), an Australian contemporary re-imagining of Anna Karenina, by Glendyn Ivin and Peter Salmon starring Sarah Snook, Rodger Corser, Benedict Samuel, Sophie Lowe
- 2017: Anna Karenina: Vronsky's Story, a Russian adaption directed by Karen Shakhnazarov
- 1992: Helen Edmundson adapted Anna Karenina for a production by Shared Experience which toured around the UK and internationally; Edmundson won a Time Out Award and a TMA Award
- 1992: Anna Karenina, musical with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg and music by Daniel Levine. Opened on Broadway at Circle in the Square, August 26, 1992; closed October 4, 1992 after 18 previews and 46 performances.
- 1994: Anna Karenina, musical by Hungarian authors Tibor Kocsák (music) and Tibor Miklós (book and lyrics)
- 1979: Anna Karenina, choreography by André Prokovsky, with music by Tchaikovsky
- 2005: Anna Karenina, choreography by Boris Eifman, with music by Tchaikovsky
- 2019: Anna Karenina, choreography by Yuri Possokhov, with music from Ilya Demutsky
- 1949: The MGM Theater of the Air, starring Marlene Dietrich and directed by Marx Loeb
- 1978 Anna Karenina, composed by Iain Hamilton
- 2007 Anna Karenina, composed by David Carlson