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, intense, suspenseful, suspense and absurd films and TV shows about / with ukrainian, murder, death, vengeance, mentor, russian, dialogue, husband wife relationship, brutality and blood plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
ukrainian movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ukrainian: Everything Is Illuminated (2005), The Unknown Woman (2006), Amongst Heroes (2010), Creed II (2018), Hatred (2016), Son of Sofia (2017), In Darkness (2011), Chernobyl Diaries (2012), Luba (2018), A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015).

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: tragicomedy, touching, sincere, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, jewish, journey, collector, search, on the road, friendship, holocaust, anti semitism, human nature, prejudice, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, europe, berlin germany, kiev ukraine, eastern europe
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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 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: epic, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: rebelliousness, battles, leadership, heroes, political unrest, cossack, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, parents and children, battle, family relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, 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: serious, twists and turns, psychological, gloomy, mind bending ...
Plot: prostitute, nanny, haunted by the past, maid, deadly, family relations, riddles and clues, immigrants, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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Amongst Heroes (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two young Russian historians are going to Ukraine to take part in the reconstruction of the Lvov-Sandomierz operation in July 1944. On sight they fall into conflict with Ukrainian nationalists, and some magical twist of fate, move into the middle of ...
Plot: military uniform, tank, battlefield, time travel, russian, world war two, machine gun, fire, violence, death, gun, red army ...
Time: year 1940, 2010s, 1940s
Place: russia
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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, captivating, uplifting, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, courage, training, boxing, human spirit, fight, comeback, life philosophy, punching, mansion, ex boxer, boxer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, ukraine, moscow russia, kiev ukraine
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Hatred (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides to marry her to a wealthy widower Skiba. Right after wedding she is left alone because her ...
Plot: genocide, nationalism, unhappy marriage, nazi occupation, war, peasant, burial, gunshot wound, mass murder, german army, barefoot woman, rape victim ...
Time: year 1943, year 1939, 1940s
Place: poland
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Son of Sofia (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 11-year-old Misha is coming from Russia to Athens during the 2004 Olympic Games to live with his mother. He does not know there is a father waiting for him.
Plot: foreigner, ukrainian, singing, hustler, husband wife relationship, russian, friendship, weightlifting, stepfather stepson relationship, child protagonist, child, runaway child
Time: year 2004
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In Darkness (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany, Canada
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his ...
Style: disturbing, tense, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: thief, holocaust, jewish, underground, german, tunnel, unwanted pregnancy, polish, survival, ghetto, refugee, sewer ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 2008, year 1945, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
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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, rough, dark ...
Plot: tourist, stranded, nuclear power plant, radiation, mutant, death, brutality, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, abandoned building, survival ...
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, paris france, rome italy
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Luba (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A poor single mother, who is trying to turn her life around, is thrust into a fight for survival when her ex-husband relapses and spirals out of control.
Style: suspense
Plot: single mother, ex husband, mother, husband, ukrainian, love, christmas, homelessness, waitress, winter, children, drug addiction ...
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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.
Plot: slamming a door, bomb shelter, hunger, flooding, water well, schoolyard, polish, laughter, migraine, swing, looking in a window, hebrew ...
Time: year 1947, year 1945
Place: israel, jerusalem, palestine, tel aviv israel, poland ...
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Contest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bullied high school student Tommy is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: swimming, high school, friendship, youth, contests and competitions, friends, cooking and food, rivalry, school, high school life, teenage life, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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 ...
Plot: religion, ukrainian, death, brotherhood
Place: ukraine
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The Third Solution (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Roman Catholic Pope is planning a reconciliatory meeting with the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, an event awaited for many generations. But suddenly, right while the Pope is addressing the crowds gathered in the Piazza Navone, a nun is ...
Plot: priest, double agent, diplomat, reconciliation, ukrainian, catholicism, murder, catholic, nun, espionage, pope, agent ...
Place: russia, italy, rome italy, europe
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The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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: humorous, exciting, not serious, absurd, tense ...
Plot: spy, culture clash, stupidity, espionage, danger, farce, parody, conspiracy, betrayal, deception, brothers, vulgarity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, santiago chile, uganda, northern england, south africa
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Gardens of Semiramide (1970)
Genre: Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Style: pre war, social realism
Plot: love, lieutenant, farm, young woman, daughter in law, socialism, partisan, german army, wedding party, friendship, world war two, son ...
Place: ukraine, soviet union
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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, rough, bleak, serious, thought provoking
Plot: investigation, murder, gay, amateur detective, discrimination, society, gender, deadly, couples, witnessing a crime, drugs/alcohol, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Hostel: Part III (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychopath, gory, friends, danger, crimes, confined, escapades, survival, hotel, captivity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six years have elapsed since Guantanamo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, christmas, holiday, buddies, christmas tree, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, disorder, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, partners, family values ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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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, serious, stylized, bleak
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witch, danger, church, supernatural ability, escapades, evil dead, clergy, supernatural power, priest ...
Place: russia, ukraine, kiev ukraine
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: killer robot, evil alien, androids and robots, betrayal, good versus evil, deception, chaos, mexican standoff, astronaut, russian, destruction, nasa ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, year 1961 ...
Place: pentagon, new mexico, africa, washington d.c., middle east ...
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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1964)
Genre: Drama, Music, 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, stylized, emotional, realistic, epic ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, family feud, wizards and magicians, couples, adventure, romance, couple relations, forbidden love, rivalry, true love, village, village life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ukraine, europe
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Amy Foster (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching, epic ...
Plot: chess, ship, shipwreck, doctor, xenophobia, romance, sea disaster, power relations, human nature, society, tragic love, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, europe, ukraine, wales, hamburg germany ...
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Quantum of Solace (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, vengeance, secret service, espionage, betrayal, interrogation, 007, undercover, spy, james bond, cia, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: bolivia, haiti, italy, austria, russia ...
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Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
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: cynical, clever, disturbing, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, corruption, arms dealing, arms dealer, millionaire, criminal heroes, cold war, human nature, crime, ambition, organized crime, notoriety ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, beirut lebanon, latin america
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Distant Lights (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lichter is an episodic tale from Hans-Christian Schmid about the life on the boarder between Germany and Poland. The film sheds light on the everyday stories of escape and desperateness.
Style: captivating, gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: taxi driver, architect, border, couple relations, hopes, state affairs, life is a bitch, polish, rebelliousness, against the odds, society, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, germany, europe, ukraine
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Fool's Gold (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Treasure hunter Ben "Finn" Finnegan has sunk his marriage to Tess and his trusty boat in his obsessive quest to find the legendary Queen's Dowry. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: treasure hunt, ocean or sea, adventure, adventurer, rivalry, yacht, scuba diving, treasure, obsessive quest, escapades, father daughter relationship, sunken treasure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bahamas, spain, florida, chicago illinois ...
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Eastern Promises (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: russian, gangsters, murder, kgb, investigation, organized crime, diary, rape, track down, mob boss, peril, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, st. petersburg russia
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Dolan's Cadillac (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man attempts to seek to avenge his wife's death after she is murdered by a Las Vegas mobster.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, human trafficking, bomb, surveillance, stakeout, prostitution, illegal immigrant, rivalry, nothing to lose, wrong place wrong time, master criminal, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, gang, depression, rivalry, sheriff, crime, vengeance, resentment, old west, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa
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