Russian revolution movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant russian revolution movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, epic, exciting and dramatic films and TV shows about / with russian revolution, revolution, world war one, czar, state affairs, train, political unrest, civil war, betrayal and russian plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in USA, Russia, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as russian revolution: Reds (1981), Doctor Zhivago (1965), The Fall of the Empire (2005), Union of Salvation (2019), Admiral (2008), Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Doctor Zhivago (2002), The Heritage of Love (2016), Corto Maltese in Siberia (2002), Siberiade (1979).

List of russian revolution movies

Reds (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: russian revolution, world war one, love triangle, journalism, politics, romance, political unrest, couple relations, writer's life, love affair, infidelity, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, year 1917
Place: russia, new york, usa, france, chicago illinois ...
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Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: love triangle, russian revolution, nurse, world war one, suicide attempt, infidelity, communism, deportation, war, revolution, betrayal, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, 1910s ...
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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The Fall of the Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 520 min.
Story: The Fall of the Great Russian Empire is the main storyline of this 10 episode mini series, however, every episode has a separate detective story of its own.
Plot: russian empire, russian revolution, russian history, world war one, imperial russia, revenge, train, prison, spy
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo
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Union of Salvation (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Russian troops occupied Paris. Russia became the first power in the world. Now everything seems possible. Young winners, guards officers, are sure that equality and freedom will come - here and now. For this they are ready to sacrifice everything - ...
Style: realistic, suspense, exciting
Plot: russian empire, army, russian revolution, rebellion, power struggle, military officer, czar, riot, cold weather, confined, pledge of allegiance, champagne ...
Place: russia
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Admiral (2008)
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: russian history, political unrest, destiny, world war one, politics, warship, state affairs, russian revolution, russian civil war, military, civil war, against the odds ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Biography of the last Russian Monarch, Tsar Nicholas II and his Tsarina, Alexandra.Czar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
Style: epic, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, russian revolution, rise and fall, politics, political unrest, rebellion, rebelliousness, state affairs, czar, russian history, family relations, world war one ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 90s, edwardian era
Place: russia, siberia
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Doctor Zhivago (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 226 min.
Story: Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is still married when he meets Lara. Their love story is unfolding against ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, epic
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, missing person, betrayal, infidelity, rebelliousness, rebellion, couple relations, love triangle, political unrest, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
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The Heritage of Love (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Andrey Kulikov goes to Paris to visit the grave of his great-grandfather, Andrey Dolmatov, who had been an officer in the White Army during the Russian Revolution. On the headstone of the grave next to his great-grandfather's, he notices the ...
Plot: russian revolution, red army, russian abroad, auto repair, aristocracy, officer, balcony, bolshevik, auto mechanic, mechanic, nightgown, male objectification
Time: 1910s, 2010s
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The Romanovs: An Imperial Family (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the last year and a half of Tsar Nicholas II and his family from the February Revolution of 1917 to their execution in July 1918.
Plot: czar, russian history, russian revolution, red army, world war one, imperial russia, execution, martyr, exile
Time: year 1918, year 1917, 1910s
Place: russia
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, danger, political unrest, adventurer, chase, heroes, state affairs, russian revolution, civil war, train, love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1918
Place: china, siberia, russia, soviet union, hong kong
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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, culture clash, homecoming, wartime life, tragic love, forbidden love, political unrest, family life, revolution, village life, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 1920s, 1940s, 1960s, 20th century ...
Place: siberia, russia, soviet union
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Anastasia (1997)
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, exciting, captivating, factual, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: princess, adventure, royal family, happy ending, cinderella story, childhood, good versus evil, family, memory loss, hopes, fall in love, destiny ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, paris france, france, europe
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Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Austria, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only surviving daughter of the Czar and Czarina of Russia.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: amnesia, russian revolution, love affair, mystery, state affairs, hidden identity, revolution, memory loss, switching roles, cons and scams, political unrest, royal family ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 1930s
Place: russia, usa, germany, europe, new york
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Russian Ark (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery
Country: Russia, Germany, Japan, Canada, Finland, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A French marquis wanders through a vast labyrinth of corridors, theaters and ballrooms at a reception for a Persian ambassador.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, experimental, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, museum, russian history, revolution, haunted by the past, culture clash, lifestyle, czar, painting, monarchy, empress, surveillance ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 18th century, 1700s, 1900s ...
Place: russia, ussr, st. petersburg russia, europe, tokyo
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Lupin the Third: From Russia with Love (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lupin III along with his gang want to steal the lost treasure of the Romanov Royal family, this treasure is an immense quantity of gold hide underground in the United States behind the placement of a corrupt bank. But to have the gold, Lupin and his ...
Style: realistic, captivating, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: obsessive quest, cons and scams, mysterious character, criminal heroes, escapades, crimes, chases and races, crime, adventure, manhunt, dishonesty, master criminal ...
Place: russia
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Lenin in Paris (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 1910 lernen sich Lenin und Inès Armand in Paris kennen. Inès Armand war dorthin aus der Verbannung (Archangelsk) geflohen und gründete mit Lenin die Parteischule von Longjumeau. In Jutkevitchs Film bildet die fiktive Liebesgeschichte zwischen ...
Plot: extramarital affair, fall in love, falling in love, russian revolution, russian abroad, french revolution
Place: paris france
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Lenin: The Train (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain, Austria, West Germany
Duration: 198 min.
Story: March/April 1917. The first world war is already a couple year to pace. A sealed train with Russian emigrants keeps on driving from Zürich Germany and Sweden to Sint-Petersburg. The outlaws stand under the guidance of Vladimir J. Lenin. Two senior ...
Plot: russian revolution, extramarital affair, falling in love, fall in love, bolshevik, communist, train, revolutionary, train journey
Time: year 1917
Place: russia, germany
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The Possessed (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: French-polish movie adaptation of the novel by Dostoievski (also known as Demons), directed by Andrzej Wajda.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: reform, small town, russian empire, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, suicide, revolution, disposing of a dead body, free will, arson, nihilism, execution ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1870s
Place: russia
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service (1999)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Indiana Jones, now a captain in the French army, is assigned to escort two Austrian princes to meet with Emperor Karl I and convince him to broker a peace deal with France and Britain at the expense of Austria's alliance with Germany. Two ...
Plot: fedora, secret service, russian revolution, train, embassy, world war one
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, austria
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Flame Top (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 155 min.
Story: This biographical film celebrates the little-known life of the Finnish novelist and revolutionary Maiju Lassila (Asko Sarkola), born in 1868. Lassila's early years are briefly shown, then the film richly details his active and paradoxically ...
Plot: female director, bomb, blood, marriage, revolution, assassination, poverty, terrorism, teacher, marriage ceremony, ink, class struggle ...
Time: year 1938, 1900s, year 1917, turn of the century, 1910s ...
Place: finland, russia, st. petersburg russia
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Great Battle of the Japan Sea (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Japan and Russia clash in what comes to be known as the Russo-Japanese War. An attempt by the Japanese fleet and army to take Port Arthur fails, and a Russian fleet bears down on the Sea of Japan. Admiral Heihachiro Togo sends his fleet to confront ...
Plot: imperial japan, world war two, soldier, sea battle, admiral, russian empire, russian army, russian revolution, japanese army, emperor, english, navy ...
Time: 1900s
Place: japan, tokyo, russia, usa
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Rasputin (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grigorij Efimovic Rasputin (1869-1916) the mystic and self-proclaimed holy man. The saint-demon and the simple peasant. About the plot against Rasputin, hated and feared at the highest levels of government because of his surreal influence on the ...
Plot: lake, assassin, magician, russian, snow, church, water, sorcerer, witchcraft, main character shot, russian revolution, beard ...
Place: russia
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Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
Story: A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, secret agents, double agent, spy, heroic mission, heroes, chases and races, dishonesty, working undercover, master villain, undercover, betrayal ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: russia, england, europe
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Quiet Flows the Don (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Russia
Duration: 176 min.
Story: With World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, and the Russian Civil War as backdrop, it's an old-fashioned, blood-and-guts narrative, filled with earthly humor and a wealth of colorful characters. The story concerns the fluctuating fortunes of ...
Style: family saga, epic
Plot: cossack, horseman, battlefield, battles, russian civil war, artillery, bolshevik, army, world war one, communism, equestrian, revolution ...
Place: russia
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Sentimental Romance (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Near the close of the Russian Civil War, in 1923, a young man begins studying journalism at a worker newspaper and has a series of romantic adventures which cause him to mature swiftly. He rescues a beautiful girl from an abusive family situation, ...
Plot: murder of father, baby, russian, friendship, friend, writers, family relations, twenty something, revolutionary, memory, widow, irony ...
Time: 1920s
Place: russia
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1914-1918 (1996)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, History, Sport, War
Country: UK, USA
Story: The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century is a 1996 documentary series that aired on PBS. It chronicles World War I over eight episodes. It was narrated by Dame Judi Dench in the UK and Salome Jens in the United States. The series won two ...
Plot: world war one, war, reenactment, psychiatry, mutilation, amputee, demonstration, dead soldier, theater, war injury, zeppelin, trench warfare ...
Time: 1910s
Place: versailles, turkey, mexico, belgium, france
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The Secret of Anastasia (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: The Secret of Anastasia is an American 1997 direct-to-video animated musical film, about Anastasia and her quest to find her identity.
Style: serious
Plot: orphan, political unrest, wooing, switching roles, secret agents, cons and scams, heroes, fall in love, young heroes, love and romance, couple relations, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia
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Zoya (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A young Russian countess escapes the 1917 revolution and, despite hardship, makes a new life for herself in America.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: couples, world war two, soldier, orphan, revolution, fall in love, immigrants, society, ballet, unfulfillment, state affairs, romance ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, new york, russia, france, st. petersburg russia
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Vassa (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A screen adaptation of the second version of A. M. Gorky’s play “Vassa Zheleznova”. In this family children were taught from the early years to put accent on the word “my”: my ship, my house, my factory… Here they counted the money ...
Plot: matriarch, class differences, wealthy family, rich, dysfunctional family, scandal, illness, theft, mother in law daughter in law relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, death of grandmother, heart attack ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, paris france, switzerland
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Beginning (1967)
Genre: Short, Documentary
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 10 min.
Story: Philosophical essay about the October Revolution of 1917 in Russia, its influence on the destiny of the world in the 20th century.
Plot: battle, explosion, riot, gunshot, bombing, russian revolution, struggle, freedom, violence, archive footage, snow, nazism ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s, 60s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: ussr, berlin germany, europe
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