Ukrainian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ukrainian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense and bleak films and TV shows about / with ukrainian, murder, violence, family relations, blood, brutality, death, brother brother relationship, catastrophe and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Ukraine and other countries.
ukrainian movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ukrainian: Everything Is Illuminated (2005), Lord of War (2005), Viy (1967), Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965), Search and Destroy (2020), Chernobyl Diaries (2012), Little Odessa (1994), Police Story 4: First Strike (1996), East/West (1999), Trade (2007).

List of ukrainian movies

Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather ...
Style: touching, sincere, tragicomedy, clever, road movie ...
Plot: holocaust, ukrainian, jewish, culture clash, collector, prejudice, journey, dog, friendship, on the road, grandparent grandchild relationship, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, eastern europe, europe, berlin germany, kiev ukraine
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Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: clever, suspense, thought provoking, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: business, greed, corruption, arms dealer, arms dealing, cold war, millionaire, rags to riches, smuggling, gunrunner, human nature, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, year 2001, 2000s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: africa, bolivia, new york, latin america, beirut lebanon ...
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Viy (1967)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young priest is ordered to preside over the wake of a witch in the church of a remote village. This means spending three nights alone with the corpse with only his faith to protect him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark fantasy, serious, stylized ...
Plot: witch, church, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, escapades, witchcraft, evil dead, good versus evil, monster, drunkenness, corpse ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, russia
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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Carpathian village, Ivan falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of his father's killer. When tragedy befalls her, his grief lasts months; finally he rejoins the colorful life around him, marrying Palagna. She wants children but his mind ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, emotional, stylized, art house ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, true love, marriage, religion, wedding, friendship, rivalry, forbidden love, romance, adventure, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ukraine, europe
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Search and Destroy (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When American Ranger John Cutter fails to save a family being held hostage and loses his entire team in a battle with infamous Ukrainian Arms Dealer Igor Rodin, John is discharged from the army. Three years later he is approached by his old General ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, one man army, sniper, mercenary, mission, revenge, one against many, rescue, arms dealer, terrorist group, race against time, battles ...
Place: eastern europe, africa
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: stranded, tourist, mutant, death, nuclear power plant, virus, abandoned building, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, radiation, brutality, abandoned city ...
Place: chernobyl, ukraine, kiev ukraine, london, rome italy ...
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Little Odessa (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film follows the personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hit-man for the Russian mafia in Brooklyn.
Style: dark, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, russian mafia, winter, hitman, snow, assassin, immigrants, twists and turns, jewish, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, tokyo, california, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, exciting, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, secret agents, chase, terrorism, one man army, undercover, heroes, hitman, rescue, race against time, double agent ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
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East/West (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, France, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or prison. He and his French wife (her passport ripped up) ...
Style: touching, heartbreaking, realistic, harsh, sentimental ...
Plot: propaganda, survival, freedom, brutality, runaway, destiny, family, tragedy, communism, world war two, kgb, love story ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, post world war two
Place: france, russia, ussr, germany, europe ...
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Trade (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, dark ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: human trafficking, kidnapping, sex slavery, sexual abuse, missing child, child molestation, child rape, sex slave, forced prostitution, rape victim, sexual assault, slavery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, mexico city, texas, poland, el paso texas ...
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The Whistleblower (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the experiences of Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) who discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an ...
Style: rough, political, factual, heartbreaking, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: un, sex trafficking, corruption, rape, politics, conspiracy, investigation, brutality, crimes, sex crime, women, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, year 1999 ...
Place: bosnia, iraq, new jersey, bosnia herzegovina, sarajevo ...
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Summer Lover (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On honeymoon on the island of Lesbos, a woman falls for the daughter of a Russian archaeologist.
Style: erotic, realistic, sexy, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, love triangle, island, tragic love, dishonesty, impossible love, lesbian sex, gender, romance, sexual relations, lgbt ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: ukraine, greece, europe
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Transporter 3 (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, absurd, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car, one man army, martial arts, tough guy, murder, fistfight, chase, kidnapping, tough heroes, driving, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ukraine, france, budapest
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Land of Oblivion (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Ukraine, Poland, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tchernobyl, 1986, a few hours before the disaster. Piotr and Anya's wedding is interrupted by a fire at the power station.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, touching, gloomy
Plot: nuclear power plant, evacuation, radiation, dealing with death, small town, accident, radiation poisoning, dead animal, wedding party, ukrainian, post apocalypse, tour guide ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986
Place: ukraine
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What Men Talk About (2010)
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vacation, friendship, buddies, thirty something, on the road, friends, family relations, middle aged, husband wife relationship, infidelity, divorce, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, russia, ukraine
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Match (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the "death match" where the Soviet team "Start" scored its second victory over the German team «Flakelf» on August 9, 1942
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: world war two, sport, football, soccer match, contests and competitions, sport team, showdown, football player, rivals, professional rivalry, football team, rivalry ...
Time: year 1942
Place: ussr, ukraine
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Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ukraine, Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women ...
Style: dramatic, rough, realistic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: sniper, world war two, nazi, female soldier, female protagonist, wartime, war, wartime life, enemy, strong female lead, battlefield, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: ussr, ukraine, usa, chicago illinois, russia
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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: cossack, battles, rebelliousness, political unrest, society, parent child relationship, sword fight, state affairs, heroes, father son relationship, leadership, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
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The Unknown Woman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Irena, a Ukrainian woman coming to Italy looking for a job as a maid. She does everything she to become a beloved nanny for an adorable little girl Thea. However, that is just the very beginning of her unknown journey.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: prostitute, twists and turns, haunted by the past, family relations, immigrants, crimes, uncover truth, dark past, housekeeper, nanny, mystery, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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Eastern Boys (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: They come from all over Eastern Europe: Russia, Romania, Chechnya. They are Eastern boys. The oldest appear no more than 25; as for the youngest, there is no way of telling their age. They hang around the Gare du Nord train station in Paris. They ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: gay, sexual relations, strong sexual content, prostitute, life is a bitch, male prostitute, hustler, disorder, immigrants, middle aged man, father son relationship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, chechnya
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Frost (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Lithuania, France, Ukraine, Poland, Switzerland, Monaco
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Rokas and Inga, a couple of young Lithuanians, volunteer to drive a cargo van of humanitarian aid to Ukraine. They cross the vast snowy lands of the Donbass region, drifting into the lives of those affected by the war.
Style: road movie, psychological, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: war zone, volunteer, invasion, road trip, male female relationship, relationship problems, war, marital crisis, wartime life, political conflict, soldier, ukrainian ...
Place: ukraine, eastern europe, russia, europe, lithuania
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A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about the childhood of Oz in Jerusalem and his youth in the Kibbutz during the British Mandate and the first days of the state of Israel. The plot describes the relationship between young Oz to his mother and his first steps as a writer.
Style: sincere, sad, psychological, suspenseful, inspirational
Plot: depression, israeli palestinian conflict, writers, jewish, family relations, husband wife relationship, school, anti semitism, autobiography, childhood memory, judaism, art ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1945
Place: palestine, india, europe, tel aviv israel, poland ...
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Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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Story: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, killings, strong female character, female protagonist, uncover truth, family relations, lesbianism, heroine, suicide, supernatural, lesbian relationship, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: toronto ontario canada, new york
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Creed II (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Follows Adonis Creed's life inside and outside of the ring as he deals with new found fame, issues with his family, and his continuing quest to become a champion.
Style: inspirational, uplifting, captivating, melancholic, motivational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, boxer, boxing match, comeback, revenge, african american, baby, sport, fight, champion, showdown, mentor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, philadelphia, los angeles, las vegas ...
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Brothers. The final confession (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is a psychological drama developing on the highlands of the Carpathian Mountains. Two helpless old men, brothers, desperately trying to keep up competition with each other in order to prolong their lives. Even though their bodies are ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: old man, brother brother relationship, brothers, life, rivalry, contests and competitions, death, religion, brotherhood, ukrainian, isolated place, winter ...
Place: ukraine
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The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: ridiculous, absurd, parody, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: satire, vulgarity, spy, culture clash, stupidity, farce, creativity, virus, sarcasm, brutality, soccer, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, south africa, northern england, uganda, santiago chile ...
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Gardens of Semiramide (1970)
Genre: Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Style: pre war
Plot: party, friendship, farm, lieutenant, german army, partisan, world war two, love, wedding party, son, death of son, young woman ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), ussr, ukraine
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Stand (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After taking a wrong turn in their car, a young gay Russian couple witnesses what they believe is a vicious gay bashing; their quandary over what to do about it propels them into ever more dangerous territory. For Anton, the burden of what they may ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, investigation, couples, murder, human rights, amateur detective, uncover truth, gays and lesbians, society, crimes, discrimination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Hostel: Part III (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Las Vegas, the film centers on a man who attends his best friend's bachelor party, unaware of an insidious agenda that plays into hunting humans.
Style: scary, disturbing, slasher, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, kidnapping, sadism, serial killer, murder, sadistic violence, revenge, twists and turns, life & death, brutality, hunting, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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Go for Zucker (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Germany director Dani Levy filmed this comedy about Jewish life in today’s Germany along side the familiar east-west conflict. With it great success this film is a joyful comedy of humor and knowledge.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous
Plot: family relations, culture clash, dysfunctional family, love and romance, parents and children, sibling relationship, family problems, estrangement, couples, gender, politics, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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