Movies and TV shows set in chernobyl

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in chernobyl ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious and harsh films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, radiation, death, violence, nuclear power plant, murder, nuclear, photograph, blood and beating plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Russia and other countries.
chernobyl movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as chernobyl: Chernobyl (2019), Chernobyl Diaries (2012), Chernobyl (2019), A Translator (2018), Chernobyl. Abyss (2021), Am Tag als Bobby Ewing starb (2005), A Good Day to Die Hard (2013), Radioactive (2019), My Spy (2020), Innocent Saturday (2011).

List of movies set in chernobyl

Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 330 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, harsh, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: radiation, radiation poisoning, nuclear explosion, nuclear threat, nuclear holocaust, nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor, accident, scientist, post nuclear, save the day, salvation ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: ussr, ukraine, chernobyl, soviet union, russia ...
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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: stranded, tourist, nuclear power plant, radiation, abandoned building, mutant, survival, death, brutality, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Place: ukraine, chernobyl, kiev ukraine, rome italy, paris france ...
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Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The main character was forgotten during an excursion to the Chernobyl exclusion zone. He will meet with the inhabitants of the zone and pass many obstacles in order to survive.
Style: amateur film, experimental, underground film, avant garde
Plot: mutant, found footage, amateur, toilet, home movie, russian, spider, flower, forest, garbage, flowers, stupid ...
Time: year 2019
Place: chernobyl, russia
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A Translator (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana is ordered to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: university professor, sick child, treatment, translator, investigation, catastrophe, tragedy, radiation, hospital, explosion, law enforcement, evacuation ...
Time: 80s
Place: chernobyl
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Chernobyl. Abyss (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Story: The film tells about the firefighter, heroically eliminating the consequences of the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Style: rough, disaster movie, bleak, sad, depressing ...
Plot: radiation, nuclear reactor, firefighter, death, evacuation, accident, firefighting, deadly, nuclear power plant, disaster film, radiation sickness, hospital ...
Time: year 1986, 20th century
Place: ussr, soviet union, chernobyl
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Am Tag als Bobby Ewing starb (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: cannabis, nuclear power, commune, divorce, demonstration, nuclear power plant, molotov cocktail, male female relationship, pubic hair, male objectification, male nudity
Time: 80s
Place: chernobyl, central europe
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A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
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, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cia, danger, heroes, agent, bomb, one man army, partners against crime, save the day, heroic mission, car chase, tough law enforcer, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, chernobyl, new york, langley virginia, moscow russia
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Radioactive (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
Style: serious, harsh, emotional, realistic, based on true events
Plot: nobel prize, chemistry, nuclear, scientific research, radiation, radioactivity, science, scientific discovery, backfire, nuclear power, blueprint, catastrophe ...
Time: year 1986, year 1957, year 1961, year 1945, year 1934
Place: stockholm sweden, paris france, sweden, cleveland ohio, hiroshima japan ...
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My Spy (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hardened CIA operative finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family.
Style: entertaining, funny, humorous, buddy comedy, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: spy, cia agent, crimes, 9 year old, odd couple, adventure, muscleman, justice, rivalry, reluctant partners, disorder, air disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: berlin germany, chicago illinois, paris france, ukraine, langley virginia ...
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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Monolith's Whisper (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Uruguay
Duration: 68 min.
Story: STALKER: Monolith's Whisper tells the story of Alexey Savchuk, an exiled victim of the 1986 Chernobyl accident who enters the Exclusion Zone to find his lost brother after "The Second Catastrophe" where a mysterious second explosion ...
Style: bleak, art house, philosophical, psychological
Plot: stalker, mercenary, nuclear explosion, loner, freedom, nuclear power plant, quest, nuclear, life & death, future dystopia, soldier, religion ...
Place: ukraine, uruguay, chernobyl
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Innocent Saturday (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Ukraine
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of friends and bandmates look to escape from the Chernobyl disaster.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: catastrophe, friendship, danger, race against time, nuclear threat, survival, small town, escape, radiation, nuclear reactor, chases and races, music band ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, chernobyl
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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, drugs/alcohol, friends, destiny, midlife crisis, jacuzzi, profanity, ski resort ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, chernobyl, california
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From the Edge of the City (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Minority-group Greeks from an outer suburb of Athens struggle with their life on society's fringe and exploitation of one another.
Style: bleak, gloomy, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, immigrants, culture clash, suburbs, urban ghetto, ocean or sea, kids in trouble, ocean, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, society, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, russia, europe, italy, athens greece ...
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Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, missing child, investigation, disappearance, small town, corpse, mysterious past, deja vu, alternate dimension, family relations ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, 80s, contemporary, year 2019 ...
Place: germany, chernobyl
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