Movies and TV shows set in siberia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in siberia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, exciting and suspense films and TV shows about / with death, russian, danger, train, snow, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, violence, murder and survival plots mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres shot in Russia, Soviet Union, France and other countries.
siberia movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as siberia: The Conquest Of Siberia (2019), Territory (2015), Ilsa the Tigress of Siberia (1977), In the Forests of Siberia (2016), Dersu Uzala (1975), Siberiade (1979), Luck (2005), Ashes in the Snow (2018), Siberia (2018), The Barber of Siberia (1998).

List of movies set in siberia

The Conquest Of Siberia (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is set at the times of Peter the Great’s reforms. At those times when an emerging empire was wreaking havoc on provincial medievalism. The times were the melting pot of everything – of beliefs and of nations. The history of Russian ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: rivalry, love, culture clash, friendship, death, escapades, betrayal, vengeance, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, murder ...
Time: 18th century
Place: siberia
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Territory (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: It happened in the sixties, during the political thaw in the Soviet Union... but our story unfolds in the coldest terrain of the country. It was an unexplored and unbeaten terrain of boundless ice-field and forbidding rocks. This was the proper ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, harsh
Plot: gold rush, dog sled, gold, society, danger, friendship between men, geologist, cold, love and romance, research, pubic hair, ice ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: siberia, ussr, russia
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Ilsa the Tigress of Siberia (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Siberia 1953: Ilsa is now working in a Gulag prison camp. Her mission is to "retrain the minds" of those who don't agree with the communists.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: gulag, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), humiliation, violence, sexual abuse, sexploitation, vengeance, sexual relations, captivity, power relations, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: siberia, russia, canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
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In the Forests of Siberia (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the hectic, senseless world he lives in, Teddy decides to settle down alone in Siberia, in the midst of winter, in a hut by the shore of Lake Baikal. After an initial period of elation in front of the splendor and magic of unspoiled ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: solitude, nature, loneliness, friendship, food, rescue, animal trap, hunting, saving a life, poacher, lake, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: siberia
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Dersu Uzala (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, touching, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, human spirit, wilderness, survival, cold weather, nature, russian soldier, tiger, culture clash, expedition, imperialism, adventurer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century
Place: siberia, russia, japan, tokyo
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Siberiade (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 275 min.
Story: The evolution of a nation during six decades of turbulent history is dramatized via two families from opposing classes.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, family saga, epic
Plot: parents and children, village, tragic love, homecoming, culture clash, wartime life, village life, political unrest, family life, forbidden love, state affairs, revolution ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 20th century, 1900s, 1960s ...
Place: siberia, russia, ussr, soviet union
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Luck (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Petr, a recently discharged officer, arrives in a tiny mining town in the remote Siberian taiga to hunt for gold. When he finds it, the other prospectors cannot forgive his luck.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: murder, damsel in distress, wilderness, bravery, criminal gang, gold, manhunt, treasure hunt, danger, epiphany, cliff, irony ...
Place: siberia, russia
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Ashes in the Snow (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The coming-of-age tale of 16-year-old Lina Vilkas who is deported to Siberia amid Stalin's reign of terror in the Baltic region during WWII. An aspiring artist, she secretly documents her harrowing journey with her drawings.
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, suspense
Plot: survival, violent man, hopes, saving a life, teenage girl, rescue, hostage, world war two, destiny, murder, military camp, love ...
Time: year 1941
Place: siberia, ussr, soviet union
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Siberia (2018)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A diamond trader travels to Russia to arrange a sale. When his partner goes missing (along with the gems), the diamond trader winds up disappearing to Siberia. There, he begins a relationship with a local cafe owner, only to have his past soon catch ...
Style: neo noir, captivating, romantic, suspense, tense
Plot: cold weather, missing person, gem, american abroad, love at first sight, uncover truth, deal, love story, puppet, criminal underworld, forgery, missing in action ...
Place: russia, siberia, st. petersburg russia
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The Barber of Siberia (1998)
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: epic, emotional, touching, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, exile, unfulfilled love, cadet, romance, couple relations, soldier, love affair, love story, self sacrifice, destiny, life philosophy ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, siberia, moscow russia
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Ghost Mountaineer (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Estonia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ghost Mountaineer is a feature film with some hints of horror, based on actual events in Siberia back in Soviet times. A group of Estonian students on a winter hiking trip suddenly find themselves in the middle of bloodcurdling events in a Buryatian ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, paranoia, student, hiking, geologist, hallucination, delusion, skiing, death, accident, ghost, mountain ...
Time: year 1989
Place: siberia, soviet union, ussr
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Siberian Exile (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Russia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An epic tale of Poles, Ukrainians, Jews who are deported to Russia. Their fate is shown from the perspective of a young boy Staszek, who goes to Siberia with his family and neighbors from a small village in the eastern Polish borderlands. Together ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, suspense, touching, rough
Plot: russian, fall in love, death of mother, stupidity, getting home, cruelty, jewish family, suppression, cold weather, collaboration, amnesty, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: siberia
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Lost in Siberia (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Matthias Bleuel, a logistician of a german mail order company is send to Kemorovo in Siberia to teach some russian subsidiary company the german work flow system. But soon this land changes him and everything for him.
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: culture clash, workplace situations, power relations, unlikely couple, workplace, fall in love, musician, nudity (full frontal - brief), translator, language barrier, shaman, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: siberia, russia
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Fathers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The film takes place in the first half of the 1960s. The protagonist of the picture is a young worker of the apparatus, Vladimir Novikov, a charming, educated, energetic person - a thriving functionary. Novikov has a young sweetheart - student ...
Plot: revenge, death, murder, taxi driver, father, worker, leadership, construction site, student
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: ussr, soviet union, siberia
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Horror Express (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mysterious and unearthly deaths start to occur while Professor Saxton is transporting the frozen remains of a primitive humanoid creature he found in Manchuria back to Europe.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, gothic horror, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monk, monster, murder, train, expedition, creature, anthropologist, supernatural, evil alien, mystery, zombie, alien ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s, 80s
Place: china, siberia, russia, asia, england ...
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Corto Maltese in Siberia (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At the end of 1918 while civil war is raging on in Russia, antagonism is slowly spreading to the East, between the Oural mountains and Shanghai. Stuck between a desire to save what's left of the great Imperial Russia, and starting from a clean ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, political unrest, chase, adventurer, heroes, state affairs, danger, escapades, russian revolution, civil war, train ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1918
Place: china, siberia, russia, shanghai, hong kong ...
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Skiptrace (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, feel good, light ...
Plot: gambler, chinese, criminal, journey, betrayal, loss of friend, evidence, faked death, russian mafia, american, friendship, investigation ...
Place: hong kong, siberia, russia, macau, china ...
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Few of Us (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France, Germany, Lithuania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A slow, dialogue-free film about a woman's journey in Siberia.
Plot: no dialogue, female nudity, touching breasts, blood, helicopter, violence, old man, cigarette smoking, drinking alcohol, shot in the back, knife, mountain ...
Place: siberia
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In the Crosswind (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Estonia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: June 14, 1941, 3 a.m. Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia. Among them is a philosophy student Erna, a happily married mother of a little girl. Separated from her husband Erna and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: deportation, getting home, labor camp, wartime life, family in danger, survival, life is a bitch, danger, family relations, parents and children, on the road, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, year 1941 ...
Place: estonia, siberia, europe, russia, soviet union ...
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The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Estonia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Egor Korshunov (40) is a Siberian forest guard who works in a local environmental company, fighting fearlessly against poachers in taiga. Egor is a great family man, respected by his fellow villagers. He and his wife Natalia are expecting a second ...
Style: lyrical, sad, melancholic, rough
Plot: cancer, village, disguise, changing lives, terminal illness, family relations, rape, in the woods, reject, forest
Place: siberia
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The Chronicles of Melanie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Latvia, Czech Republic, Finland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The 14th of June 1941, Soviet-occupied Latvia: Without warning, the authorities break into the house of Melanie and her husband Aleksandr and force them to leave everything behind. Together with more than 15 000 Latvians, Melanie and her son get ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, bleak, rough
Plot: deportation, gulag, survival, world war two, cruelty, politics, grief, political prisoner, life is a bitch, mother son relationship, labor camp, period piece ...
Time: year 1941, year 1957, 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: ussr, soviet union, siberia, russia, latvia
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Transsiberian (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: travel, murder, train, tourist, crime, couples, train ride, crimes, sexual tension, dishonesty, marital problem, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, china, siberia, moscow russia
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Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: time paradox, cia agent, time travel, time loop, terrorist, alternate timeline, save the world, terrorism, espionage, apocalypse, time, end of the world ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: mumbai india, siberia, kiev ukraine, london, vietnam ...
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The Way Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Poland, India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, epic ...
Plot: wilderness, freedom, survival, escape, prison escape, journey, gulag, pow, danger, war, camp, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: russia, india, himalaya, asia, siberia ...
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Interstelar (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A group of men go into space but never come out.
Style: silent film, art house, underground film, experimental, amateur film ...
Plot: computer program, outer space, alien planet, spacecraft, alien, sacrifice, end of the world, propaganda, russian, meteorite, suicide, victim ...
Place: russia, siberia, crimea
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The Awakening (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A first film made of the 1949 March deportation of Estonian people to Siberia by Soviet Secret Police NKVD. During couple of days and nights nearly 21 thousand people, mostly women and children, were under top secret taken from their homes to ...
Style: allegory
Plot: deportation, stalinism, occupation
Time: 1940s
Place: siberia
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White Nights (1985)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to become a dancer for the Bolshoi again, but he wishes to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: ballet, kgb, dance, escape, tap dancing, tap dance, culture clash, unlikely partners, artists and showbiz, against the odds, dancer's life, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, siberia, ussr, soviet union, london
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Trust (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film is based on the facts of history about the declaration of independence of the Republic of Finland from Russia. The Grand Duchy of Finland was an autonomous part of the Russian Empire until 1917, when the Russian revolution caused the fall of ...
Plot: trust, flashback, politics, independence, revolution, world war one, nationalism, bolshevik, russian revolution, socialism, revolutionary, politician ...
Time: 1890s, year 1917, 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: soviet union, finland, germany, siberia, helsinki finland ...
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General Nil (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Generał Nil is a Polish historical film, based on the life of general Emil August Fieldorf, pseudonym "Nil". The film was directed by Ryszard Bugajski and was released in 2009.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: trial, army general, communism, assassination, moral dilemma, secret service, arrest, imprisonment, prison, interrogation, post war, death sentence ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: siberia, poland
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Lost in Siberia (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The political drama is set in the Stalin's Soviet Union after the Second World War. A British archaeologist Andrei Miller is working in Iran. He is mistakenly kidnapped and arrested by the KGB. He is falsely accused of spying and wrongfully ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: escape, false accusation, survival, kgb, gulag, life is a bitch, dishonesty, mistaken identity, political intrigue, political unrest, prison, kidnapping ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: iran, russia, moscow russia, siberia, persia
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