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, rough and suspense films and TV shows about / with russian mafia, crimes, gangsters, murder, crime, vengeance, rivalry, gangster, russian and violence plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as russian mafia: McMafia (2018), Bummer (2003), Brigada (2002), John Wick (2014), Brother (1997), The Quickie (2001), The Tracker (2001), Maximum Risk (1996), Eastern Promises (2007), The Diplomat (2009).

List of russian mafia movies

 7.7
 13K
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: captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: russian mafia, criminal underworld, vengeance, business, husband wife relationship, assassin, assassins, dishonesty, betrayal, greed, danger, smuggling ...
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 7.1
 6K
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, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, russian mafia, crimes, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, intrigue, crime gone awry, chases and races, on the road, murder, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: russia
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 8.3
 9K
Brigada (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 750 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, mafia, organized crime, gang, crime boss, gangsters, buddies, russian, murder, crime, mob boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 7.4
 526K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, vigilante, dark hero, gangsters, gunfight, lone hero, criminal's revenge, tough guy, violence spree, professional killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 8.0
 17K
Brother (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 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: captivating, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: russian, russian mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, hitman, life is a bitch, vigilante, organized crime, anti hero, brutality, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1997
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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 5.8
 785
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, captivating, suspense, realistic
Plot: russian mafia, starting over, gangsters, crime, dishonesty, crimes, road not taken, family life, couples, tough heroes, hitman, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california
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 4.7
 240
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, hand to hand combat, kung fu, gunfight, russian mafia, criminal's revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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 5.5
 20K
Maximum Risk (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He is forced to kickbox his way from France to the U.S. and back while playing footsie with the FBI and Russian mafia. Not just muscles with a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, twins, heroes, vengeance, gangsters, russian mafia, switching roles, crimes, crime, hidden identity, undercover, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, france, paris france, europe ...
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Eastern Promises (2007)
Genre: Action, 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: gangsters, neo noir, mob boss, criminal heroes, murder, russian, investigation, organized crime, criminal's revenge, diary, kgb, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, st. petersburg russia, scotland yard
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 5.4
 580
The Diplomat (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A British diplomat is arrested on charges of working with Russian mafia. After death threats to his wife, they are taken into protective custody. Then the MI6 shows up with a new piece of the puzzle.
Plot: russian mafia, mi6, death threat, suicide, gay, bikini, homosexual, murder of wife, nuclear bomb, dead son, sacrifice, traitor ...
Place: sydney australia
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The Boondock Saints (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, irish, neo noir, mafia, shooting, crime, crimes, siblings relations, violence spree, revenge, corpse, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 5.7
 67K
Be Cool (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music exec on the way.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: widow, music business, musician's life, cons and scams, crime, crimes, gangsters, russian mafia, recording studio, nightclub, pawnshop, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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 4.4
 616
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: rescue, crimes, confined, danger, heiress, russian mafia, abduction, kidnapping, murder, deception, sex trade, sex trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york
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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: suspenseful, sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: dangerous attraction, true love, love and romance, romance, deadly, escapades, couples, fall in love, couple relations, crimes, russian mafia, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, russia, europe
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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: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: woman in danger, hitman, chase, deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, on the run, friendship, disobey, russian mafia, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
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 7.8
 12K
Brother 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: anti hero, crimes, mafia, vengeance, crime, uncover truth, russian, organized crime, gangsters, anti heroes, brutality, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, russia, usa
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 4.1
 696
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: suspenseful, emotional, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, prostitute, vengeance, track down, confined, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, forced into action, power relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 5.7
 19K
Skiptrace (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, feel good, light ...
Plot: gambler, chinese, criminal, betrayal, loss of friend, journey, russian mafia, evidence, faked death, american, friendship, investigation ...
Place: hong kong, siberia, russia, macau, china ...
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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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tennis, espionage, betrayal, couple relations, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, family in danger, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, saving a life, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, morocco, russia
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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: gambling, restaurant, bookies, looking for love, romance, couples, unlikely couple, crimes, womanizer, fall in love, disorder, dating ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Rancid Aluminum (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, tense, offbeat ...
Plot: betrayal, hitman, family business, gangsters, going straight, nothing goes right, drug abuse, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, russia, germany
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Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 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: kgb, intrigue, danger, secret agents, state affairs, political conspiracy, espionage, political corruption, working undercover, undercover, save the day, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, asia, korea, europe, st. petersburg russia ...
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 5.0
 23K
Rage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the Russian mob kidnaps the daughter of a reformed criminal, he rounds up his old crew and seeks his own brand of justice.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, gangsters, haunted by the past, forced into action, chases and races, rivalry, track down, violence spree, murder, vigilante, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states
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 4.3
 12K
Siberia (2018)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A diamond trader travels to Russia to arrange a sale. When his partner goes missing (along with the gems), the diamond trader winds up disappearing to Siberia. There, he begins a relationship with a local cafe owner, only to have his past soon catch ...
Style: captivating, tense, romantic, suspense
Plot: gem, cold weather, missing person, neo noir, love at first sight, american abroad, russian mafia, love story, uncover truth, deal, puppet, criminal underworld ...
Place: russia, siberia, st. petersburg russia
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Blood of the Innocent (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Chicago cop goes to Poland to get the hoods who killed his brother. When he finds out they belong to the local outfit of the Russian mob, he takes on the outfit's boss, as well as Dr. Lem, who handles illegal organ trade for the mob.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: the underworld, russian mafia, revenge, organ, transplant, crimes, investigation, rivalry, crime, law enforcement, immigrants, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, poland, usa, europe, warsaw poland
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 4.8
 17
Solid Cover (2000)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shane, is sent undercover in order to solve a case that involves a series of murders that occur at an elite gym run by Tony. Shane meets up with a mysterious woman, who in turn assists in helping him take on, what turns out to be a well established ...
Plot: smuggling, russian mafia, undercover agent, female nudity, lesbianism, gym, undercover, male nudity, lesbian
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 7.7
 384K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, lone hero, rookie, neo noir, police brutality, african american, gunfight, mentor, profanity, gang, one day, bad cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.3
 141K
Rounders (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.
Style: serious, clever, psychological, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, neo noir, mafia, judge, cards, addiction, friendship, neo-noir, destructive relationship, ex convict, debt ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, texas, las vegas
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 6.6
 17K
Ripley's Game (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tom Ripley - cool, urbane, wealthy, and murderous - lives in a villa in the Veneto with Luisa, his harpsichord-playing girlfriend. A former business associate from Berlin's underworld pays a call asking Ripley's help in killing a rival. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hitman, human nature, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, mind game, intrigue, danger, greed, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, berlin germany, france, italy, milan italy
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 7.6
 168K
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, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, stock broker, betrayal, introspection, regret, drug dealer, redemption, arrest, girlfriend, drug lord, profanity, guilt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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