Movies and TV shows set in russia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in russia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, exciting and rough films and TV shows about / with russian, culture clash, betrayal, love and romance, murder, love, danger, death, mentor and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres shot in Russia, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as russia: Nirvana (2008), Anastasia (1997), Brigada (2002), Admiral (2008), We Are from the Future (2008), What Men Talk About (2010), The Bride (2017), Intergirl (1989), Loveless (2017), Carnival (1982).
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Brigada
Action, Crime, Drama
Russia
750 min.
 8.4
Heart of a Dog
Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Soviet Union
136 min.
 8.8
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What Men Talk About 3
Comedy
Russia
99 min.
 6.4
Red Sparrow
Action, Drama, Thriller
USA
140 min.
 6.6

List of movies set in russia

 6.0
 341
Nirvana
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Alisa is fed up with her life in Moscow, and moves to St. Petersburg. Her roommates in the collective flat are two junkies, Vel and her boyfriend Valera the Dead Man. First they fight, but soon the two women form a friendship. Together they ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, rough, captivating, touching ...
Plot: friendship, life is a bitch, love triangle, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse, hopes, neo noir, crime, urban, crimes, danger, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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 7.1
 99K
Anastasia
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, ...
Style: touching, factual, exciting, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: royal family, adventure, family, disney, princess, runaway, hopes, destiny, childhood, magic, happy ending, music ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, europe, france, paris france
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 8.4
 8K
Brigada
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 750 min.
Story: Brigada, also known as Law of the Lawless, is a Russian 15-episode crime mini-series that debuted in 2002. It became very popular, but received mixed reviews due to accusations in aestheticization of violence. The miniseries follows the story of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gang, organized crime, buddies, friendship, crime, criminal heroes, political corruption, gangsters, rivalry, mafia, characters in danger, crime boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 6.8
 7K
Admiral
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of his best friend. The revolution in his ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, serious, based on true events, tragic ending ...
Plot: political unrest, love affair, russian revolution, russian history, russian civil war, politics, red army, state affairs, destiny, against the odds, warship, admiral ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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We Are from the Future
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Four 21st century treasure seekers are transported back into the middle of a WWII battles in Soviet Union...
Style: serious, rough, exciting
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, war, soldier, battle zone, time travel, death, friendship, courage, german occupation, german, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: russia, soviet union
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What Men Talk About
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four old friends - Kamil, Lesha, Sasha and Slava - all well-to-do professionals in their late 30s embarking on a two days road trip from Moscow to Odessa. They wish to escape the metropolis and the everyday routine of work, family and girlfriends to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, buddies, road trip, friendship, vacation, male bonding, on the road, husband wife relationship, divorce, infidelity, sarcasm, dialogue driven ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, ukraine
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 4.7
 2K
The Bride
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is a story of a small town girl named Nastya. Her newly married husband Ivan drives her to his hometown to meet his family. Upon their arrival Nastya feels she made a wrong decision: she is surrounded by weird people and she sees creepy photos ...
Style: bleak, captivating, enigmatic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: ritual, family curse, redemption, love and romance, family history, old mansion, wedding, family, crimes, abduction, vengeance, tied feet
Place: russia
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 804
Intergirl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, Sweden
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A hospital nurse becomes an "international girl", a prostitute who caters to foreigners with hard currency.
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, touching, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, society, starting over, couples, family relations, money, culture clash, romance, marriage for money, materialism, marriage, foreigner ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: russia, europe, sweden, soviet union
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 7.7
 20K
Loveless
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even if it means threatening ...
Style: rough, melancholic, depressing, heartbreaking, bleak ...
Plot: missing child, divorce, dysfunctional family, search, loveless marriage, search party, husband wife relationship, dispute, dysfunctional marriage, missing son, anger, selfishness ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 7.5
 643
Carnival
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A young Russian girl is in love with show business and wants to leave her small town for Moscow and make it big in the big city. She encounters her long missing, remarried father and gets a boy friend who uses her and then leaves her.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: youth, love and romance, desire for fame, society, ambition, betrayal, fall in love, family relations, life is a bitch, couples, adaptation, friendship ...
Place: russia
Is relevant ?
 4.3
 385
Vamps
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story takes place in 18th century russia. empress elizabeth’s confessor, monk named Lavr, is exiled to a monastery in a haunted mountainous region, taking his secret ancient knowledge with him. Years later, the empress sends her godson Andrey ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: good versus evil, mysticism, vampire, murder, priest, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, romance, human spirit, happy ending, adventure, destiny ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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 5.4
 1K
Mathilde
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The love story of the famous ballet dancer Mathilde Kschessinska and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, psychological, tense
Plot: ballet, father son relationship, passion, czar, family, love and romance, impossible love, moral dilemma, secret love, theater, female nudity, family problems ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: russia
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What Men Talk About 3
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This time Lesha, Slava, Kamil and Sasha go to St. Petersburg. And three of the four do not even know why they go there. But at some point it becomes clear that it does not matter - why. It is important that they go.
Style: thought provoking, feel good, humorous, twists and turns
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, dialogue, storytelling, family, parents and children, family relations, family problems, spoken inner thoughts, dishonesty
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 8.2
 16K
War & Peace
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 379 min.
Story: Sumptuous BBC mini-series following the fortunes and the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in the waning days of imperial Russia.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: war, fall in love, love and romance, society, aristocracy, couple relations, friendship, love story, courage, wartime life, state affairs, battle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
Is relevant ?
Heart of a Dog
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Old Prof. Preobrazhensky and his young colleague Dr. Bormental inserted the human's hypophysis into a dog's brain. Couple of weeks later the dog became "human looking". The main question is "Is anybody who is looking like a ...
Style: intellectual, philosophical, thought provoking, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, doctors and patients, dog, medical experiment, obsession, adaptation, life philosophy, communism, psychiatry, farce, chaos and mayhem, surgeon ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: ussr, russia
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 11K
Elena
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vladimir is reaching the end of his life and decides to leave his wealth to his only daughter, cutting out his wife and her son from his will.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, sincere, touching
Plot: human nature, couple relations, social differences, parents and children, family relations, disagreement, heir heiress, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, class differences, luxury, murder of husband, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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War and Peace
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Russia, Poland
Duration: 394 min.
Story: War and Peace delineates in graphic detail events leading up to the French invasion of Russia, and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society, as seen through the eyes of five Russian aristocratic families. Portions of an earlier version of ...
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, romantic, epic ...
Plot: love triangle, war, fall in love, couple relations, tragic love, romance, family relations, social differences, true love, wartime life, aristocracy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 3K
Soulless
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's a story of 29-year-old top-manager Max who is really sure he is absolutely successful. All his life is around earning and spending money. But one day he meet a girl who is from another, real, world. And his own world starts to crash down.
Style: realistic, uplifting, dramatic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: materialism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, opposites attract, high society, self discovery, social differences, twentysomething life, love and romance, youth, manager, banker, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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 7.9
 10K
Brother 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arriving in Moscow, Chechen veteran Danila (Sergei Bodrov Jr) meets Konstantin, an old friend who tells him that his twin brother has been forced into signing a crooked contract with a US ice hockey team. Soon after this meeting, Danila discovers ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: anti heroes, one man army, anti hero, crime, uncover truth, vengeance, organized crime, russian, mafia, brutality, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 1K
The Method
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 53 min.
Story: The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspense, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, serial killer, murder, female protagonist, brutality, life philosophy, father daughter relationship, human nature, dishonesty, moral ambiguity, uncover truth ...
Place: russia
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 109K
Red Sparrow
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, rough, erotic, brutal ...
Plot: russian spy, female assassin, female spy, secret agent, secret mission, manipulation, seduction, traitor, secret society, training, murder, ballerina ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, europe, budapest, moscow russia, budapest hungary
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Enemy at the Gates
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.
Style: realistic, epic, bleak, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: war, german, friendship, russian, nazi, propaganda, courage, sniper, betrayal, politics, violence, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: russia, germany, poland, soviet union
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 6K
Gravity
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After an alien ship crash lands in a Russian city, many who see the inside and the occupants start to question their own existence while others demand the aliens leave Earth.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, rough, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: human versus alien, extraterrestrial, alien, humanoid, gunfight, danger, adventure, hopes, spacecraft, news report, quarantine, immortality ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Barber of Siberia
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia, France, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Douglas is a foreign entrepreneur, who ventures to Russia in 1885 with dreams of selling a new, experimental steam-driven timber harvester in the wilds of Siberia. Jane is his assistant. On her travels, she meets two men who would change her life ...
Style: realistic, epic, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, russian, love story, love triangle, courage, censorship, destiny, idealism, love, mentor, propaganda ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, siberia, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 200
Russian Lolita
Genre: Adult, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The action of a controversial novel "Lolita", of the famous Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov, reset to present day Russia. A mother and her daughter are running short of money and are thankful that they could rent a room to a writer. The ...
Style: erotic, sexy, captivating, twists and turns
Plot: lolita, female full frontal nudity, sex, bare breasts, sex with a minor, threesome, girl man relationship, mother daughter relationship, older man younger woman sex, forest, seduction, promiscuous daughter ...
Place: russia
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, conspiracy, terrorism, surveillance, murder, spy, corruption, mentor, car chase, russian, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, year 2003, 2000s ...
Place: russia, london, afghanistan, big ben london, moscow russia ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 90K
Crimson Tide
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, underwater, cold war, nuclear, russian, rebellion, radio, against the rules, weapons, nuclear war, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, alabama, mediterranean sea, pacific ocean
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The Last Station
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: russian, death, marriage, adultery, betrayal, idealism, golden years, love, relationships, philosophy, love story, writers ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 32K
Love and Death
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in 19th-century Russia, Allen is a cowardly serf drafted into the Napoleonic war, who would rather write poetry and obsess over his beautiful but pretentious cousin. Allen's cowardice serves him well when he hides in a cannon and is shot ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, intellectual, not serious ...
Plot: farce, parody, war, death, philosophy, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, duel, execution, sarcasm, irreverent, deadpan ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 1810s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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A Good Day to Die Hard
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, cia, father son relationship, master criminal, gunfight, explosions, betrayal, revenge, chase, assassin, murder, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, langley virginia
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8.4
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7.2
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6.5
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6.8
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6.8
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6.7
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6.8
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7.1
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8.0
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communism
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8.8
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7.4
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