Movies and TV shows set in moscow russia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in moscow russia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense and exciting films and TV shows about / with danger, murder, russian, undercover, betrayal, chases and races, chase, assassination, state affairs and dishonesty plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Russia, Soviet Union and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as moscow russia: Hipsters (2008), Radio Day (2008), Office Romance (1977), The Coach (2018), P. E. Teacher (2013), The Death of Stalin (2017), Archangel (2005), Loveless (2017), Gravity (2017), Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1961).

List of movies set in moscow russia

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, career, midlife crisis, working class, women, happiness, love story, couple relations, women in society, illegitimate child, life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union, new jersey, china
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Hipsters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In this hit Russian musical, a group of friends flaunts Soviet authority in 1950s Moscow by embracing jazz. When Communist Mels falls for Polly, a free-spirited jazz fan, he risks losing his party membership by associating with her rebellious crew.
Style: stylized, captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: youth, politics, love and romance, rock, adoption, rebellion, counterculture, subculture, state affairs, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, communism, dance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: moscow russia, soviet union
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Radio Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One (and not the most easy one) day from the life of a big Moscow radio station.
Style: buddy comedy, situational comedy, atmospheric
Plot: radio, assistant, radio show, drunkenness, one day, telephone call, ship, friendship, group of friends, bribery, country house, waking up ...
Place: moscow russia
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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, changing the past or future, fish out of water, race against time, comedy of errors, goofy hero, disorder, misfit partners, escapades, misfit ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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Office Romance (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman. An old friend of his, Yuri Grigorievich Samokhvalov, who gets appointed assistant director of the institution, wants to make ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: female boss, office romance, unlikely couple, love affair, single father, boss and employee, relationship vs career, social relations, russian, awkwardness, envy, love letter ...
Place: moscow russia, soviet union, russia
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The Coach (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Contemporary Russia. After he flubs a penalty kick, a humiliated national soccer player quits the game. He flees to a small town, where he decides to coach their local team.
Style: uplifting, motivational, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete and trainer, football player, athlete's life, coach, soccer coach, football team, football, playing football, sporting event, sport, sport team, professional sports ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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P. E. Teacher (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Retired mobster tries to get back in business by making friends with the kid of his ex-boss. To do so, he must became PE teacher in kid's school.
Plot: high school teacher, friendship between men, colleague colleague relationship, teacher student relationship, fish out of water, social relations, love story, gang war, father daughter relationship, unrequited love, loss of job, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: moscow russia, russia
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The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film
Plot: death, dictator, chaos, military, socialism, political satire, power struggle, tyrant, death threat, cold war, crying man, record player ...
Time: 1950s, year 1964, year 1949
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, ussr
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Archangel (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Moscow and the frozen northern town of Archangel, the drama revisits the stark landscape of Communist Russia and takes place over four days in the life of academic Fluke Kelso. His fateful meeting with a former Stalinist ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, murder, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, missing person, politics, crimes, deadly, soldier, intrigue, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Loveless (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even if it means threatening ...
Style: bleak, melancholic, rough, psychological, heartbreaking ...
Plot: missing child, dysfunctional family, divorce, disappearance, search party, husband wife relationship, loveless marriage, search, dispute, anger, dysfunctional marriage, missing son ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Gravity (2017)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After an alien ship crash lands in a Russian city, many who see the inside and the occupants start to question their own existence while others demand the aliens leave Earth.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: extraterrestrial, alien, human versus alien, ufo, humanoid, spacecraft, news report, fighter jet, military, mob, crash landing, danger ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1961)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: It's the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union with the Communists launching a spy satellite that has the Free World leaders in a panic. Fears about the nature of the satellite force the United States to send an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, cold war, government agency, nuclear missile, danger, adventure, state affairs, undercover, save the day, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957, near future
Place: russia, usa, moscow russia
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A Perfect Plan (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.
Style: feel good, light, funny, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: escapades, love and romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, adventure, travel, unlikely relationship, breakup, fake marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, kenya, moscow russia, russia, copenhagen denmark
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My Dad Baryshnikov (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Moscow, 1986, the heat of Perestroika. Borya is an average clumsy teenager who is miraculously admitted to the legendary Bolshoi Ballet School. The boy is convinced that he will become a ballet dancer like his father, Mikhail Baryshnikov. But is ...
Plot: ballet, black market, jewish, teenage boy, dancer, jumping, boy, dancing, 14 year old
Time: year 1986
Place: moscow russia, russia, soviet union
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The Mirror (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: hypnosis, human nature, countryside, wartime life, family life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, childhood, surrealism ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: russia, europe, moscow russia, ussr, soviet union ...
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The Russia House (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: cia, espionage, cold war, romance, iron curtain, politics, government agency, ex-lover, secret, secret mission, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, soviet union, europe, moscow russia ...
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The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, fighting crime, lone wolves, vigilante, corruption, righting the wronged, organized crime, crime, tough heroes, gory, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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Can't Change the Meeting Place (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After WWII is over, a young officer Volodya Sharapov returns to Moscow to work in MUR - Moskovskiy Ugolovny Rozysk (Moscow Criminal Police). There he meets Gleb Zheglov who is a chief of a squad which fights organized crime. Their main task is to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, russian, law enforcement, gang, crime, post war, working undercover, police investigation, rookie, robbery, bandit, undercover agent ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia, moscow russia
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The Kremlin Letter (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a letter written by the CIA that promises American assistance to Russia if China ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, manhunt, mystery, secret agents, betrayal, working undercover, chases and races, rivalry, state affairs, undercover, government agency, against the rules ...
Time: 60s
Place: china, russia, asia, moscow russia, soviet union ...
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Icon (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A former US Operative, who lived in Russia in his earlier years and had been married there with a child, comes out of retirement to face down a former enemy, now running as a candidate for President in modern Russia. Working with a Russian ...
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, espionage, terrorism, fighting the system, special agents, race against time, uncover truth, government agency, secret agents, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Gorky Park (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information and stumbles across a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, cold war, murder, police investigation, crime, mystery, political corruption, fighting the system, police corruption, politician, government conspiracy, uncover truth ...
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, stockholm sweden, europe ...
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Echelon Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mysterious cell phone messages promise a young American engineer untold wealth - then make him the target of a deadly international plot. Dangerous security operatives chase the engineer across the globe, while a powerful government official pursues ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, chase, casino, a.i., on the run, technology gone awry, computers and web, chases and races, danger, chaos, government agency, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: europe, usa, czech republic, prague, moscow russia ...
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The Children of Arbat Street (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 705 min.
Story: Children of the Arbat is a 16-part television serial based on the Children of the Arbat trilogy by Anatoly Rybakov. It aired on the Channel One network in Russia in 2004. The series closely follows the plot of Rybakov's trilogy. Set in the ...
Plot: stalinism, love, josef stalin
Time: 1930s
Place: moscow russia, soviet union
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The Company (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
Story: Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.
Style: epic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: spy, cold war, cia, government agency, secret agents, espionage, undercover, mole, senator, german, suspicion, career ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, hungary, russia ...
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The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, chases and races, cia, fighting the system, manhunt, danger, secret agents, conspiracy, uncover truth, violence, corruption, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, madrid, moscow russia, usa ...
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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, manhunt, cia, tough heroes, fighting the system, spy, sniper, amnesia, espionage, assassin, car chase, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, russia, germany, italy, usa ...
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Branded (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy leads to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: uncover truth, future dystopia, dishonesty, life is a bitch, corporate crimes, society, behavior control, buried truth, advertising agency, fast food, hallucination, hamburger ...
Time: future
Place: moscow russia
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Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through ...
Style: stylized, exciting, bloody, entertaining, intense ...
Plot: murder, car chase, violence, chase, gunfight, mad scientist, extreme violence, stylized violence, revenge, fight scenes, conspiracy, cloning ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Skyjacked (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, danger, military, stewardess, save the day, adventure, confined, crimes, deadly, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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The Next Man (1976)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Khalil is an Arab diplomat who wants to not only make peace with Israel, but admit the Jewish state as a member of OPEC. This instantly makes him a target for a series of ingeniously conceived assassination attempts, most of which he foils with the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, against the rules, idealism, price of justice, chases and races, danger, rivalry, state affairs, politics, secret agents, political conspiracy, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, england, morocco, london, new york ...
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