Movies about Russia

Movies about Russia
List of the best movies about Russia selected by visitors to our site: City Day, Pocket of Russia, Durov, Directly Kakha, Cursed Official, The Best Day Ever, Siberian Education, Dark Water, Super Family, From Ufa with Love.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

City Day (2021)
PlaceRussia, Small cities

The crazy comedy "City Day" tells about one day in the life of the inhabitants of the provincial Lyubyakino. Celebrating the City Day, people did not notice that the president himself had planned the working trip through the town. Sudden news plunges everyone into shock and creates chaos: the mayor, the district police officer, the priest and other heroes from this place, lost in the outback, forgotten by God and progress, must, in the shortest possible time, bring the city, actively celebrating, as the last time, into a decent look, in a hurry to mask the problems from the view from the guarded cortege and to depict that this is a place of high culture of everyday life.

Pocket of Russia (2021)

The film restores the panorama of the centuries. Journalistic narration with extensive use of artistic reconstructions, computer graphics, animation shows that the business tradition in the region was not interrupted. She manifests herself in different ways in different eras. A key trick used by different types of screen technologies is animation. Monuments to great people, buildings, industrial structures, landscapes of the Volga and Oka, film and photo chronicles are transformed, change in time and space, acquire a different dimension in order to somehow interact with the present, enter into a dialogue with descendants.

Durov (2021)
PlotOn real events, Social Media, Internet, Technology

The first biography of Pavel Durov, the creator of the social network VKontakte and the Telegram messenger told by his close circle. The biography of a person who claims to protects your privacy, but in fact - protects his own.

Directly Kakha (2020)
Markimdb: 1.5
PlotAdventure, Love at first sight
PlaceRussia, Caucasus
StyleRomantic, Light, Soulful, Fascinating

Kakha fell for the beautiful Sophia, but in order to get to her heart, he needed to overtake the brand new BMW Ruslan on his “penny” and score a friendship with Sergo. What will Kakh choose - love or friendship?

Cursed Official (2021)

One of the deputies of a certain city, after the curse of the deprived old woman, becomes physiologically incapable of taking bribes.

The Best Day Ever (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, music
CharactersPolice, Brides, Mothers
PlotLove, Dancing, Wedding, Seduction
PlaceRussia, Small cities
StyleLight, Fascinating

For a successful DPS officer time to start a family, but he lives with his mother. When Petia decides to propose Olya marriage, his official car crashes into drunken pop star.

Siberian Education (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, crime
CharactersTeens, Friends, Losers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Rivalry
StyleHeavy, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

The story of a gang of children growing up in a community of banished criminals, in a forgotten corner of the former Soviet Union. This community rejects the world outside. The only law it obeys… is its own. Against this backdrop two best friends, Kolyma and Gagarin, gradually become fierce enemies as they find themselves on opposite sides of the strict code of honour of the ‘honest criminal’ brotherhood.

Dark Water (2017)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, drama
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Adventure, Relationship, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceVillage, Ships, Russia, Forest, Lake
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, For men

Strange and scary things start to happen after three young people spend a night on abandoned ship.

Super Family (2016)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrecomedy, family
CharactersSuperhero, Family, Fathers, Sisters
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Superpowers, Supernatural

A whole Bobrov family suddenly become superheroes...

From Ufa with Love (2017)
CharactersFamily, Friends, Brides
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship, Betrayal, Happiness
PlaceVillage, Russia, Party

Independent movie

Nearest and Dearest (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
CharactersTeens, Family, Parents, Mothers
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Parenting
PlaceSchool, Russia, Moscow
StyleHeavy, Tense, Makes me think, Disturbing

A family living on the outskirts of Moscow are mired in quarrels, discomfort and mutual oppression. They spit negative emotions at each other, forgetting about love, compassion and God. A tragedy will take them through a belated catharsis.

A Girl with a Scythe (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
PlotAdventure, Death, Fate
PlaceRussia, Moscow
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Fascinating

On New Year Eve a girl with a scythe is going through winter Moscow. Who is she looking for?..

Music of the Roofs (2021)
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotLove, Depression, Radio, Phone calls
StylePsychological problems

Masha is determined to jump off the roof, she feels unloved and betrayed. Her last wish is to listen to her favorite song. On this day, the cynical radio DJ Alex is working in the studio. A short call on the radio turns into a long conversation, and it looks like only Alex will be able to save the unfortunate girl before the song ends.

Extraction (2013)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller
PlotMartial Arts
PlacePrison, Russia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A major feature exclusively for digital, EXTRACTION follows a U.S. Black Ops team member who finds himself the only survivor of a botched prisoner extraction mission. Forced to fight his way out of a maximum-security Chechen prison, he must keep his target alive in order to catch a terrorist arms-dealer who is a threat to thousands of lives.

Spitak (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
CountryRussia, Armenia
CharactersLifeguards, Family
PlaceRussia, USSR, Moscow

«Spitak» tells the story of the most devastating and largest (in terms of casualties) Armenian earthquake that happened on December 7, 1988. This day went down in history as the day of a horrible disaster, which claimed the lives of over 25,000 lives and left more than half a million people homeless. The film «Spitak» is the story of Gor, who left Armenia in search of a better life but now returns back after the earthquake in order to find his home. His family. But it's too late. Everything is destroyed by the disaster. and he has to re-learn to love what he destroyed himself. Film-Requiem.

The Lower Depths (2014)
Markimdb: 5.3
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Makes me think, Disturbing

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Kursk (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Luxembourg, Romania, Canada, USA
CharactersSubmariners, Military
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Wedding, Friendship, Death
PlaceSubmarines, Russia, Helicopters
StyleFascinating, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Barents Sea, August 12th, 2000. During a Russian naval exercise, and after suffering a serious accident, the K-141 Kursk submarine sinks with 118 crew members on board. While the few sailors who are still alive barely manage to survive, their families push for accurate information and a British officer struggles to obtain from the Russian government a permit to attempt a rescue before it is late. But general incompetence are against all their efforts.

Pilgrim (2018)
PlotMystery, Lost memory

In Mira's life, everything is wonderful: she is the owner of a fashion gallery, at home a loving husband awaits. But once on the seashore, a man with amnesia is found who remembers her name. No one knows who he is. It is not in any database. But he knows something about her that only a very close person can know, although Mira has never seen him in her life. The prosperous world of Mira begins to collapse when it turns out that an unknown person spent several years in the Middle East and a real hunt is following him.

Elections Day 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
PlotTime travel, Friendship
PlaceShips, Russia, Moscow

Igor Tsaplin wants to be elected for a third term and PR team already familiar to us will help him.

Santa Claus. Battle of Mages (2016)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Russia
CharactersMonsters, Santa Claus, Brothers, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Holidays
PlaceRussia, Moscow
TimeNew Year

Young girl Masha accidentally discovers the organization of snow and ice mages fighting the global devil under the leadership of Santa Claus.