Russian mafia movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant russian mafia movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with russian mafia, crimes, gangsters, murder, gang, russian, vengeance, mafia, gunfight and organized crime plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Russia, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as russian mafia: Brigada (2002), Eastern Promises (2007), Dead Man's Bluff (2005), Brother (1997), Bummer (2003), The Tracker (2001), Our Kind of Traitor (2016), McMafia (2018), Lord of War (2005), Say It in Russian (2007).

List of russian mafia movies

 8.3
 11K
Brigada (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Brigada, also known as Law of the Lawless, is a Russian 15-episode crime mini-series that debuted in 2002. It became very popular, but received mixed reviews due to accusations in aestheticization of violence. The miniseries follows the story of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: russian mafia, organized crime, russian, crime boss, mob boss, criminal heroes, gangsters, gang, mafia, characters in danger, crimes, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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: neo noir, bleak, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, russian, russian mafia, rape, mob boss, prostitution, murder, brutality, crimes, child prostitute, twists and turns, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, st. petersburg russia, europe, scotland yard
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Dead Man's Bluff (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sergei and Simon have to deliver a suitcase full of heroin to Mikhalych or else they will be killed. There is one minor detail: the only problem-solving technique they are familiar with is a shot in the head. There are more than 20 Russian-movie ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian mafia, frame up, russian roulette, dark humor, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, police corruption, gangsters, criminal heroes, heroin, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
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 7.8
 22K
Brother (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking him to kill someone.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, intellectual, realistic, rough ...
Plot: crimes, russian mafia, organized crime, russian, mafia, life is a bitch, friendship, brutality, vigilante, life philosophy, moral ambiguity, youth ...
Time: 90s, year 1997
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, ussr
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 7.1
 7K
Bummer (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, group of friends, murder, gangsters, car theft, corrupt law enforcer, crime gone awry, dishonesty, intrigue, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: russia
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 4.6
 280
The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian mafia, martial arts, kung fu, gunfight, fistfight, gangsters, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, gang, private detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young Oxford academic and his attorney girlfriend holiday on Antigua. They bump into a Russian millionaire who owns a peninsula and a diamond watch. He wants a game of tennis. What else he wants propels the lovers on a tortuous journey to the City ...
Style: suspense, tense, intense, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: assassination, espionage, russian mafia, corrupt politician, spy, crimes, betrayal, tennis, justice, twists and turns, fantasy world, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, russia, paris france, morocco, moscow russia ...
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 7.6
 16K
McMafia (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend Rebecca. But when a murder forces his ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, intellectual
Plot: criminal underworld, mafia, russian mafia, mafioso, gangsters, vengeance, business, husband wife relationship, dishonesty, confronting the past, family business, organized crime ...
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 7.6
 319K
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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Say It in Russian (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jacqueline, a Paris society hostess (Faye Dunaway) introduces a fellow American, businessman Andrew Lamont (Steven Brand) to a beautiful young Russian girl, Daria Larina (Agata Gotova), while he is on vacation in Europe. She is the kind of woman who ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: dangerous attraction, true love, couples, escapades, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, crimes, russian mafia, deception, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, russia, europe
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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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 5.7
 852
The Quickie (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic
Plot: gangsters, russian mafia, starting over, couples, dishonesty, crimes, road not taken, family life, hitman, russian roulette, empire, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california
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 7.4
 249K
Nobody (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark ...
Style: brutal, suspense, funny, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, tough guy, one against many, twists and turns, home invasion, vengeance, revenge, gangsters, russian mafia, violence, nightclub ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, pentagon
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 7.7
 15K
Brother 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arriving in Moscow, Chechen veteran Danila (Sergei Bodrov Jr) meets Konstantin, an old friend who tells him that his twin brother has been forced into signing a crooked contract with a US ice hockey team. Soon after this meeting, Danila discovers ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, mafia, organized crime, russian mafia, uncover truth, siblings relations, buddies, killer, russian, crime boss, spoiled brat ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, chicago illinois, usa
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The Assassin Next Door (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an old apartment building on the wrong side of the tracks, two women, unknown to each other, live across the hall on the second floor. Galia is an assassin involved against her will with the local sex-traffic mafia. All she wants is to reunite ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: russian mafia, chase, hitman, woman in danger, rivalry, on the run, crimes, disobey, friendship, female fighter, prostitute, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
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 5.8
 551
Seventh Code (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Akiko, a young woman, comes to Vladivostok to meet Matsunaga, a young businessman she has met in Tokyo only once. Akiko finally finds Matsunaga. However, he leaves her again, warning her not to trust strangers in a foreign country. She tries to ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: mafia, russian mafia, kidnapping, crimes, organized crime, criminal, problem, male female relationship, criminal gang, bandit, gang, japanese girl ...
Place: japan, russia
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 4.5
 690
Layover (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the heiress of a luxury hotel chain is kidnapped at her dingy motel outside Detroit by a band of ruthless sex traffickers, her downtrodden assistant must figure out a way to rescue her.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: abduction, heiress, crimes, rescue, confined, russian mafia, deception, murder, lifetime, kidnapping, dog, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york
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 7.3
 17K
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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 7.2
 373K
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: serious, suspense, exciting, brutal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, corruption, hitman, gunfight, loner, assassin, lone hero, one man army, organized crime, tough heroes, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, russia, moscow russia, usa, massachusetts
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 4.2
 800
Freight (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Russian gang operating in Leeds with no respect for the laws of England, traffic Eastern Europeans in containers then enslave them, the women to sex, the men to illegal fights. They cross local businessman Gabe Taylor and a war escalates, but when ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, prostitute, strip club, fistfight, brother brother relationship, crime boss, track down, confined, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the ...
Style: serious, clever, cynical, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: rise to the top, society, fighting the system, crimes, politics, dishonesty, betrayal, rise and fall, blind ambition, life is a bitch, state affairs, campaign ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 6.5
 112K
Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: organized crime, chase, lone hero, martial arts, gunfight, protector, ex military, on the run, justice, tough heroes, mafia, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, north america, brooklyn new york city, new york
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 7.6
 180K
25th Hour (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The filmed adaptation from David Benioff's novel of the same name. Set in New York, a convicted drug dealer named Monty has one day left of freedom before he is sent to prison. Anger, blame, frustration, betrayal, guilt and loneliness are ...
Style: psychological, emotional, depressing, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, drugs, drug lord, betrayal, drug dealer, organized crime, gangsters, crimes, redemption, freedom, race against time, russian mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.0
 4K
Sisters (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A movie about two sisters - thirteen year old Sveta, poor and abandoned by her father, who longs to go off and be a sniper in the army, and spoilt eight-year old Dina, doted on by her gangster father...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: gangsters, ambush, crimes, russian mafia, family relations, sister, love, protector, problem child, collaboration, life is a bitch, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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The Boondock Saints (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: With a God-inspired moral obligation to act against evil, twin brothers Conner and Murphy set out to rid Boston of criminals. However, rather than working within the system, these Irish Americans decide to take swift retribution into their own hands.
Style: suspense, neo noir, stylized, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, irish, revenge, crimes, violent, vengeance, fbi, twists and turns, gunfight, gangsters, mafia, philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When long-time British agent Harry Palmer loses his job because the Cold War is over, he's promptly approached by a Russian bossman, Alex. In St. Petersburg Alex tells Harry of his plan for Russia's future, which is threatened because a ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biological warfare, spy, conspiracy, intrigue, kgb, secret agents, state affairs, political conspiracy, undercover, dishonesty, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, beijing china, asia, korea, europe ...
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How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A self-proclaimed dating expert tries to get his best friend, who lost his wife two years earlier, back into the dating scene, with disastrous results.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, gambling, bookies, looking for love, romance, couples, disorder, fall in love, womanizer, unlikely couple, crimes, dating ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.3
 73K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: heist, betrayal, murder, bank robbery, corrupt cop, police corruption, violence, crimes, strip club, corruption, organized crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, boston, atlanta georgia, usa, tel aviv israel
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 5.1
 4K
Riot (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Copper Jack Stone purposefully orchestrates a bank robbery in order to be thrown into prison with the notorious Russian kingpin Balam. Balam is more than just a mob criminal; he's a very cunning and dangerous lord who controls the police force ...
Style: suspense, captivating, entertaining, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison riot, prison violence, prisoner, jailed, murderer, vengeance, russian mafia, confined, gang, mafioso, maximum security prison ...
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Downtown Precinct (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An Israeli Detective investigating a Russian mob in Israel, falls into trouble
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, society, investigation, police, co worker co worker relationship, murder, rivalry, russian mafia, nypd, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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