Soviet movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant soviet movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic, captivating, exciting and semi serious films and TV shows about / with soviet, love and romance, friendship, farce, husband wife relationship, fall in love, russian, family relations, drinking and drinking alcohol plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in Soviet Union, Poland, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as soviet: The Diamond Arm (1969), Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (1967), Can't Change the Meeting Place (1979), Office Romance (1977), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972), Striped Trip (1961), Kin-dza-dza! (1986), The Shield and the Sword (1968), Heart of a Dog (1988), White Sun of the Desert (1970).

List of soviet movies

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, soviet, midlife crisis, life, career, women, couple relations, women in society, happiness, female friendship, love story ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union, new jersey, china
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Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bogdan Titarenko is very talented pilot and brave leader of "Singing group". He also must look after some new cadets and fight together with them against German Luftwaffe planes. Close to Bogdan always are his friends, they are all from ...
Style: rough, sentimental, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: fighter pilot, soviet, great patriotic war, aerial combat, aviation, fighter plane, love, camaraderie, patriotism, life & death, friendship between men, music ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ukraine, ussr, russia
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The Diamond Arm (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: smuggling, cons and scams, undercover agent, farce, soviet, crimes, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, gem, espionage, police station, seduction ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, istanbul turkey, russia
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Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this comic but dated story, nerdy Shurik travels to Caucas in search of native legends and folklore. But what he finds is a beautiful girl whom, due to intoxication and deceit of the local "gang", he ends up literally stealing for the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: soviet, kidnapped woman, student, corrupt official, couple relations, love affair, social relations, criminal gang, human relationship, love and romance, uncle niece relationship, save the lady ...
Place: soviet union, caucasus, russia
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Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film consists of three independent parts: "Workmate", "Déjà vu" and "Operation Y". The plot follows the adventures of Shurik (alternative spelling — Shourick), the naive and nerdy Soviet student who often gets ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: soviet, construction worker, studying, exam, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit partners, student, disorder, burglary, workplace, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1950s, 50s
Place: soviet union, russia
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Can't Change the Meeting Place (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After WWII is over, a young officer Volodya Sharapov returns to Moscow to work in MUR - Moskovskiy Ugolovny Rozysk (Moscow Criminal Police). There he meets Gleb Zheglov who is a chief of a squad which fights organized crime. Their main task is to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post war, russian, crimes, law enforcement, gang, crime, soviet, undercover agent, police investigation, working undercover, gangsters, robbery ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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Office Romance (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman. An old friend of his, Yuri Grigorievich Samokhvalov, who gets appointed assistant director of the institution, wants to make ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: office romance, boss and employee, female boss, unlikely couple, soviet, love affair, single father, relationship vs career, social relations, heterosexuality, awkwardness, clerk ...
Time: 70s
Place: soviet union, moscow russia, russia
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The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath! (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: A group of old friends have a tradition of going to a public bathing house on New Years eve. Occasionally too much vodka and beer makes two of them unconscious. The problem is that one of them (Sasha) has to go to Leningrad but another one (Zhenya) ...
Style: feel good, light, witty, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, new year, soviet, couple relations, farce, comedy of errors, unfulfillment, social satire, drunken man ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, soviet union, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal ...
Style: based on true events, disturbing, epic, tragic ending, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, great patriotic war, war, military, soviet army, soviet, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, friendship ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
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 7.4
 2K
Striped Trip (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Soviet cruise ship "Evgeni Onegin" is carrying cages with tigers and lions for a Soviet Circus. One loose monkey unlocks all cages, letting the tigers and lions out. Poor passengers and crew have no place to run. The captain abandons his ...
Style: sweet, humorous, romantic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: soviet, sea voyage, tiger, ship, animal training, human animal relationship, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love interest, strong female lead, female protagonist, danger ...
Place: soviet union, russia
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The Mystery of the Third Planet (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 48 min.
Story: At the end of the 22nd century Alisa Seleznyova, her father Professor Seleznyov and pilot Zelyony go on a space expedition to find rare animals for Moscow Zoo. On the way they seem to encounter a mysterious conspiracy led by Doctor Verhovtsev ...
Style: entertaining, suspense, tense, talky, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, adventure, soviet, intergalactic, family, animal life, invisibility, mystery, invisible, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
Place: russia, europe, moscow russia
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 8.1
 12K
Kin-dza-dza! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story takes place on the desert planet "Pluke" in the "Kin-dza-dza" galaxy, where two Soviet humans previously unknown to each other ("Uncle Vova", a gruff construction foreman from Moscow, and "The ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, philosophical, humorous, enigmatic ...
Plot: desert, alien, alien encounter, distopia, society, satire, totalitarianism, social differences, teleportation, soviet, outer space, absurdism ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, russia, poland
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The Shield and the Sword (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Poland, East Germany
Duration: 344 min.
TV show
Story: Soviet spy film , based on a novel by Vadim Kozhevnikov, who was Secretary of the Soviet Writers' Union.
Plot: third reich, soviet, soviet spy, secret agents, spy, world war two, secret agent, concentration camp, agent, nazism, internment camp, recruitment ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
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Heart of a Dog (1988)
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: thought provoking, intellectual, cerebral, humorous, philosophical ...
Plot: medical experiment, experiment gone awry, dog, life philosophy, society, doctors and patients, chaos and mayhem, soviet, farce, revolution, obsession, adaptation ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: ussr, russia
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White Sun of the Desert (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The setting is the east shore of the Caspian Sea (today's Turkmenistan) where the Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov has been fighting the Civil War in Russian Asia for a number of years. After being hospitalised and then demobbed, he sets off home ...
Style: serious, exciting, sincere, entertaining
Plot: desert, red army, civil war, culture clash, leadership, soldier, husband wife relationship, russian civil war, heroes, adventure, society, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1910s
Place: asia, russia, soviet union
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Gagarin: First in Space (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is dedicated to the first steps of mankind on the path of space exploration and direct the fate of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The main motif - the fight for the right to be first: the competition in the first cosmonaut, competition ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, serious, exciting
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, folk hero, rise to the top, follow your dream, russian history, ambition, escapades, workplace, space mission, military ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: russia, soviet union
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Amphibian Man (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: People living at the seashore town are frightened by reports about the unknown creature called "the sea devil." Nobody knows what it is, but it's really a son of a doctor Salvator. The doctor performed a surgery on his son and now ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underwater, hidden identity, superhuman powers, underwater scene, swimming, love and romance, social misfits, lovers apart, unfulfilled love, romance, mermaid, tragic love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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Walking the Streets of Moscow (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: "I Am Walking Along Moscow" aka "Ya Shagayu Po Moskve" (1963) is a charming lyrical comedy directed by Georgi Daneliya in 1963 that was nominated for Golden Palm at Cannes Film Festival. Daneliya proved that it is possible to ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, humorous, nostalgic
Plot: soviet, wedding, army, military enlistment, fiancee, society, friendship, family relations, love and romance, criminal, uniform, walking in the rain ...
Place: moscow russia, russia
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Wedding in Malinovka (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie takes place during Russia's civil war between the Reds (Bolsheviks) and the Whites (Mensheviks). Andrejka and Yarinka are a young betrothed couple in the village of Malinovka, caught between the battle lines. Gritsian is the leader of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, suspense, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: undercover agent, soviet, wedding, couples, love and romance, family relations, russian civil war, family, brutality, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, violence ...
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The Adventures of the Electronic (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 215 min.
TV show
Story: Professor Gromov constructs a robot called Electronic, which looks exactly like Sergey Syroezhkibn, a 6-grader from one of Odessa (USSR) schools. The robot also acts a lot like a human, and its dream is to become a real man. Electronic escapes from ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: robot, soviet, escape, criminal gang, manhunt, goodhearted, supportive friend, escapades, teenagers, teenager, friendship, social relations ...
Place: russia
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 6.5
 4K
Frosty (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A fairy tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical step-mother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, atmospheric, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: winter, magic, family relations, family, parent child relationship, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, selfishness, soviet, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, wizards and magicians, show tunes ...
Place: russia
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Twelve Chairs (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, cynical ...
Plot: treasure, con artists, partners, cons and scams, crimes, treasure hunt, soviet, jewelry, escapades, adventure, rivalry, improv ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union
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 7.9
 4K
Afonya (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The 1975 film by Georgi Daneliya "Afonya" was an unexpected commercial hit in USSR. The main character "Afonya" Borshev is a plumber, who spends his life partying with "buddies", many of whom he doesn't even ...
Style: funny, satirical, sincere, ironic
Plot: love, social satire, older man younger woman relationship, bribery, middle aged man, friendship, soviet, plumber, dancing, coworker relationship, social relations, colleague colleague relationship ...
Place: soviet union, russia
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 7.3
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Carnival (1982)
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: captivating, humorous, sincere, touching
Plot: soviet, youth, love and romance, society, desire for fame, ambition, betrayal, family relations, adaptation, couples, friendship, father daughter relationship ...
Place: russia
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Love and Pigeons (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Shown a life in the remote siberian village. Vasia, who never leave his family, village, comes to pass summer holiday on the Black Sea. New world, new people - so, hi's temted by a half-crazy woman (Raisa Zaharovna). And after short time Vasia ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, talky, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: village life, love and romance, love triangle, resort, social relations, village, everyday life, family relations, soviet, husband wife relationship, life philosophy, parent child relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
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Long Road in the Dunes (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
TV show
Story: Love and betrayal in a small fishing village in Latvia from 1930s until the Soviet time. Time before WW2, during WW2, punishment in Siberia, Soviet Union, returning home, and above all that - undying love, that still survives no matter what. And, ...
Plot: soviet, romance, anti capitalism, father daughter relationship, seine river, anti communist, nazi germany, fisherman, red army, nazi, capitalist, nazi uniform ...
Place: latvia
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 6.9
 7K
Mr. Jones (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, UK, Ukraine
Duration: 141 min.
Story: In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out. ...
Plot: josef stalin, journalist, hunger, communism, journalism, genocide, cannibalism, soviet, suitcase, drug use, photograph, barter ...
Time: year 1933, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1935, year 1957
Place: ukraine, soviet union, moscow russia, russia, germany ...
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Ambush (1969)
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Kirghiz adventure film combining documentary and fictional elements.
Plot: soviet, border guard, enemy, traitor, eastern, entrapment, murder
Time: 1920s
Place: soviet union
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Vasiliy Stalin (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: General lieutenant at 26, a womanizer and a booze-hound, Vasily Stalin has always lived a life too scandalous for the Soviet Union and yet too insignificant to ever escape the shadow of his larger-then-life father. The dictator's sudden death ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, disturbing, exciting, melancholic
Plot: josef stalin, dictator, father son relationship, aviator, world war two, pilot, alcoholic, binge drinking, war crime, soviet, red army, stalinism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
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 6.9
 313
Broken Promise (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the face of insurmountable odds, one man will risk everything to take back his country. Czechoslovakia, 1943, and the world is enveloped by the dark clouds of war. Showing unimaginable bravery, a Jewish teenager manages to escape the clutches of ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Audience: student film
Plot: world war two, christian, football, football player, monastery, nazi occupation, brother brother relationship, jewish, soviet, large family, first sex, nazi concentration camp ...
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