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 captivating, realistic, serious, exciting, stylized and epic films and TV shows about / with russian empire, imperial russia, society, rivalry, military, male nudity, czar, war, soldier and revolution plots mostly in Drama, History and War genres shot in Russia, Soviet Union, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as russian empire: Ekaterina (2014), The Fall of the Empire (2005), Union of Salvation (2019), Naval Cadets, Charge! (1988), Catherine the Great (2019), The Romanoffs (2018), The State Counsellor (2005), The Great (2020), Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg (2012), Vivat, Naval Cadets! (1991).

List of russian empire movies

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Ekaterina (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: captivating, suspenseful, touching, lyrical, sentimental ...
Plot: russian empire, palace intrigue, empress, royal court, royal family, loveless marriage, russian history, coup d'etat, heir to the throne, family, love, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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The Fall of the Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 520 min.
TV show
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.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, realistic, political ...
Plot: russian empire, russian revolution, world war one, russian history, imperial russia, spy, revolution, revenge, prison, military officer, army, search ...
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: suspense, realistic, exciting
Plot: russian empire, rebellion, czar, army, russian revolution, power struggle, military officer, riot, cold weather, pledge of allegiance, confined, champagne ...
Place: russia
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Naval Cadets, Charge! (1988)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
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: fencing, palace intrigue, friendship, conspiracy, russian empire, love and romance, spy, romance, queen, danger, corruption, horse chase ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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Catherine the Great (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This four-part historical drama follows the end of Catherine the Great's reign and her affair with Russian military leader Grigory Potemkin that helped shape the future of Russian politics.
Style: based on true events, realistic, captivating, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: palace intrigue, russian history, historical character, empress, queen, russian empire, power struggle, ambitious woman, court intrigue, state affairs, lovers, female protagonist ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ottoman empire, russia
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The Romanoffs (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology series centered around people who believe themselves to be the modern-day descendants of the Romanov family.
Style: anthology, captivating, thought provoking, factual, semi documentary ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: russian history, russian empire, luxury, ancestor, royal family, interview, domestic servant, female full frontal nudity, royalty
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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: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, whodunit, terrorism, crime, crimes, russian empire, murder, train, danger, political intrigue, romancing a criminal, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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The Great (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.
Style: stylized, realistic, epic, humorous, dark humor
Plot: royal court, king, empress, royal family, queen, palaces castles and temples, monarch, intrigue, ambition, russian empire, rivalry, political intrigue ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, controversial, captivating ...
Plot: imaginary, supernatural ability, legends and myths, sexual content, power relations, supernatural, love and romance, femme fatale, self flagellation, friendship, russian empire, immortality ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 20th century, 17th century, 16th century
Place: latvia, europe, france
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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.
Style: stylized, light, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Plot: russian empire, friendship, adventure, rivalry, society, danger, destiny, betrayal, love and romance, war, vengeance, couples ...
Time: 18th century
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A Russian Youth (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The First World war was a tragedy that launched a series of severe tests for the Russian people: revolution, civil war, famine, political repression, the Second World war. And all this fell on one generation of people. What courage and patience did ...
Plot: russian soldier, aviation, young man, community, wounded soldier, field hospital, young soldier, retreat, russian army, world war one, eastern front, captivity ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia
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The Turkish Gambit (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
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: adventure, whodunit, battles, spy, escapades, heroes, rivalry, woman in danger, wartime life, sniper, pow, military ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: ottoman empire, bulgaria, europe
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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: winter, village, witch, blacksmith, night, love, demon, proposal, couple relations, pride and honor, wooing, pride ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ukraine, russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg 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: russian empire, czar, mutiny, historical event, prince, throne
Time: 1600s
Place: russia
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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.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: peplum, russian empire, sarcophagus, evil man, treasure, water thrown in face, sword fight, carrier pigeon, cave, archaeologist, secret passage, torture ...
Place: russia
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Anna Karenina (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The film is based on the novel of the same name by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. “All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, ” goes the novel’s opening sentence. The melodrama centers around a ...
Plot: cheating wife, adultery, jealousy, suicide attempt, high society, love triangle, affair, unfaithful wife, loveless marriage, aristocracy, infidelity, russian empire ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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 6.6
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Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, emotional, sentimental, colourful, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, aristocracy, cuckold, infidelity, tragic love, suicide, depression, love triangle, family relations, age difference, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia, europe
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Catherine the Great (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
Style: realistic, serious, epic, stylized
Plot: breasts, political intrigue, ambition, palace intrigue, cinderella story, fall in love, royal family, couple relations, royal court, love triangle, uninhibited rivalry, empress ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, prussia, saint petersburg, ottoman empire
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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: suspenseful, rough, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Plot: small town, reform, cynicism, activist, atheism, husband wife relationship, russian empire, free will, father son relationship, russian revolution, secret marriage, political activism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1870s
Place: russia
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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: romanian, sultan, fortress, mace, russian empire, medieval
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: transylvania, ottoman empire, europe, romania
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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, japanese army, russian revolution, admiral, japanese navy, japanese military, naval uniform, russian empire, navy, english, world war two, russian army ...
Time: 1900s
Place: usa, russia, japan, tokyo
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Bear Cub (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
Plot: colonel, russian empire, artist, wife, husband, bear cub
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: sister, heroism, fort, cowardice, russian empire, independence, brother, attack, nurse, general, king, rifle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ottoman empire, bulgaria, romania
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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, horse, thief, russian empire, russian army, peasant, czar, male nudity, revolution, village, resistance ...
Place: russia
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War & Peace (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 890 min.
TV show
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: epic, realistic, serious, intellectual, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, napoleonic wars, parents and children, fall in love, social differences, love and romance, state affairs, leadership, family life, rich and poor, siblings relations, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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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, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Plot: imperialism, battles, siege, military, politics, political unrest, state affairs, rivalry, against the odds, human spirit, political conspiracy, culture clash ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, victorian era, year 1900
Place: england, china, france, beijing china, asia ...
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Truth and Justice (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Estonia, 1872. The uncompromising new owner of Robber's Rise must battle with hard work, his spiteful neighbor and with his own family and beliefs to transform the poor land into a flourishing farm of his dreams.
Plot: society, neighbor neighbor relationship, character study, conflict, countryside, family, pursuit, chore, crisis of faith, struggle, russian empire
Time: 19th century
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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 revolution, socialism, male female relationship, czar, demonstration, communist, political prisoner, independence, revolution, world war one, revolutionary, bolshevik ...
Time: 1890s, year 1917, 1910s, 1900s
Place: soviet union, finland, germany, st. petersburg russia, 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: leadership, rivalry, heroes, escapades, rise to the top, ruler, strong female presence, mother son relationship, mountain, mother, russian empire
Time: 19th century
Place: asia
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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: female nudity, bare breasts, large breasts, cavalry charge, period piece, guitar, abduction, king, queen, russian empire
Time: 18th century
Place: venice
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