Russian empire movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant russian empire movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, captivating, realistic, exciting, romantic and epic films and TV shows about / with russian empire, russian history, soldier, military, rivalry, love and romance, danger, czar, battles and society plots mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres shot in Russia, Soviet Union, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as russian empire: Ekaterina (2014), Naval Cadets, Charge! (1988), The Fall of the Empire (2005), The Romanoffs (2018), Samson vs. the Giant King (1964), The Youth of Peter the Great (1980), Trust (1976), The Mace with Three Seals (1977), Great Battle of the Japan Sea (1969), Bear Cub (1981).

List of russian empire movies

Ekaterina (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once she came into power, transformed the Russian empire.
Style: romantic, lyrical, touching, sentimental
Plot: royal family, russian empire, royal court, empress, loveless marriage, coup d'etat, heir to the throne, palace intrigue, arranged marriage, russian history, aunt
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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Naval Cadets, Charge! (1988)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 290 min.
Story: Three naval cadets accidentally get possession of a secret diary that was stolen from Bestuzhev, a vice-chancellor of Russia. If this diary ever gets abroad, the consequences for the country would be grave. The cadets are trying to return the papers ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: conspiracy, palace intrigue, fencing, russian empire, spy, friendship, love and romance, danger, corruption, romance, queen, horse chase ...
Time: 18th century
Place: 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 history, russian revolution, russian empire, prison, train, revenge, spy, world war one
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo
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The Romanoffs (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An anthology series centered around people who believe themselves to be the modern-day descendants of the Romanov family.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, factual, semi documentary, educational film
Audience: chick flick
Plot: anthology, luxury, ancestor, russian history, royal family, domestic servant, russian empire, interview, female full frontal nudity
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Samson vs. the Giant King (1964)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The czar Nicolas sends a secret mission of experts to find a hidden treasure, while at the same time preparing a group of mercenaries to kill the experts after their return.
Plot: peplum, russian empire, water thrown in face, sister sister relationship, torture, cave, evil man, sword fight, carrier pigeon, archaeologist, sarcophagus, secret passage ...
Place: russia
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The Youth of Peter the Great (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The years of the tsar’s adolescence and youth were permeated with deadly danger coming from some of the Boyars, the rebellious Streltsy and Tsarevna Sophia who aspired for power. But already at that early time Peter demonstrates a profound, bright ...
Plot: mutiny, czar, historical event, prince, throne, russian empire
Time: 1600s
Place: russia
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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: russian empire, czar, bolshevik, politician, politics, independence, revolution, assassination, new year's eve, world war one, male female relationship, communist ...
Time: 1890s, 1910s, 1900s, year 1917
Place: helsinki finland, finland, russia, soviet union, saint petersburg ...
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The Mace with Three Seals (1977)
Genre: Biography, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 177 min.
Story: At the end of the 16th century, Wallachia's ruler Michael the Brave dreams of uniting the kingdoms of Wallachia,Transylvania and Moldavia into a single country known as The United Principalities.
Plot: sultan, romanian, fortress, russian empire, mace
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: transylvania, romania, ottoman empire, europe
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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: sacrifice, underdog, heroism, victory, russian revolution, russian army, sea battle, japanese army, russian empire, english, emperor, navy ...
Time: 1900s
Place: russia, usa, japan
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Bear Cub (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
Plot: russian empire, artist, wife, husband, colonel
Time: 1910s
Place: siberia
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For Motherland (1977)
Genre: History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 192 min.
Story: In 1877 during the Russo-Turkish war the Kingdom of Romania joins the war on Russia's side and declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire.
Plot: heroism, king, nurse, rifle, brother, russian empire, cowardice, martyr, artillery, fort, attack, independence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: bulgaria, romania, ottoman empire
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Romance of a Horsethief (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and horse-smuggling. Life changes abruptly when a Russian garrison, commanded ...
Plot: horse thief, cossack, thief, horse, peasant, russian empire, czar, resistance, revolution, village, russian army, polish
Place: russia
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War & Peace (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 890 min.
Story: The classic BBC dramatisation of Tolstoy's epic story of love and loss set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Anthony Hopkins heads the cast as Pierre Bezuhov (a role for which he won the 1972 Best Actor BAFTA); Morag Hood is the ...
Style: serious, realistic, intellectual, exciting, epic
Plot: war, soldier, napoleonic wars, political unrest, family life, leadership, fall in love, couples, prince, military, battles, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Queen of the Mountains (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: At a time when most females in Asia possess little or no power over their lives, headstrong Kurmanjan Datka defies her family's authority -- and ultimately becomes the ruler of her native Kyrgyzstan region.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, epic
Plot: rivalry, escapades, heroes, leadership, rise to the top, mother, ruler, russian empire, mother son relationship
Time: 19th century
Place: asia
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Vivat, Naval Cadets! (1991)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In the second movie the Naval Cadets are guarding the princess coming from Germany to marry a Russian prince.
Plot: fencing, horse chase, princess, palace intrigue, russian empire
Time: 18th century
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A Night Before Christmas (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Funny story about how on Christmas Eve in the Ukrainian village of beguiled the devil and how mighty Vakula managed to overcome evil spirits, and to take his bride to the king's slippers. A screen adaptation of Nikolai Gogol "The Night ...
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, sentimental
Plot: witch, love, blacksmith, night, village, winter, demon, pride and honor, couple relations, proposal, wooing, destiny ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ukraine, russia, saint petersburg
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The Turkish Gambit (2005)
Genre: War, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, Bulgaria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the Russian-Turkish war. Erast Fandorin has just escaped from ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, adventure, escapades, rivalry, heroes, woman in danger, wartime life, spy, sniper, soldier, investigation, romantic triangle ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: bulgaria, ottoman empire, europe
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The State Counsellor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but Erast Petrovich is under suspicion because the ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, terrorism, crime, crimes, murder, train, whodunit, danger, romancing a criminal, political intrigue, deadly, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
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Naval Cadets III (1992)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the third movie the Naval Cadets are still servicing the homeland - this time during a Seven Years War.
Plot: abduction, guitar, cavalry charge, period piece, russian empire
Place: venice
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55 Days at Peking (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: siege, empress, imperialism, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, state affairs, war, escapades, adventure, wartime life, rebellion, tragic hero ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: china, england, france, europe, asia ...
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Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Latvia, Russia, Malta, Austria
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Adam’s first wife Lilith is mentioned in the ancient Oriental legends, in Talmud and in the medieval books of Cabala. According to these sources, she was not created from Adam's rib like Eve but from clay like he himself. Nevertheless Lilith ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, offbeat
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, love and romance, legends and myths, power relations, femme fatale, pregnancy, immortality, wasp, self flagellation, russian empire ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 17th century, 16th century
Place: latvia, europe, france
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