Movies about Siberia

Movies about Siberia
List of the best movies about Siberia, selected by visitors to our site: In the Forests of Siberia, The Ice Runner, Siberia, Monamour, Fugitives, Siberia, Coupled, Chapayev, Tins, Happy People: A Year in the Taiga, The Find.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, adventure
CountryFrance
Duration01:40
CharactersBears, Deer
PlotOn real events, Time travel, Adventure, Chess, Motorcycles
PlaceNature, Siberia, Helicopters, Lake
TimeNight
StylePsychological problems, By books, Fascinating, Makes me think

Fed up with the hectic, senseless world he lives in, Teddy decides to settle down alone in Siberia, in the midst of winter, in a hut by the shore of Lake Baikal. After an initial period of elation in front of the splendor and magic of unspoiled nature, Teddy soon finds himself confronted with the less glossy side of things : solitude, extreme cold, the necessity to find food, danger... One night Teddy gets lost in a blizzard and would be doomed to a certain death, were it not for Aleksei, a Russian convict living hidden away in the forest nearby, who rescues him in extremis. Friendship soon blossoms between the two men...

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
PlotSurvival, Prison Break
PlaceSiberia
StyleSerious, Disturbing

US-agent West travels to Moscow for the CIA in order to buy Russian weapons and to send them to the rebels in Afghanistan. When West gets caught he hides his identity and receives 15 years in a working camp in Siberia as penalty

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:42
PlotSurvival
PlaceForest
StyleTo cry, Gloomy, Touching

Siberia. Late autumn. In taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan & his seven-year-old grandson Leshia. A pack of feral dogs devours everything alive in the neighborhood. One of these dogs is Leshia's best friend. Sometimes their relative uncle Yuri brings food to them. Once on his way back from Ivan's village uncle Yuri is attacked by dogs & perishes. Ivan & Leshia stay without supply. Once Leshia witnesses Ivan shooting at 'his' dog & runs away. The old Man finds him in a dry well, but he fails to get him out on his own. Ivan sets out through taiga in search of help. Now the dogs are hunting him... And the boy is waiting for his father...

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, adventure
CountryRussia, Kazakhstan
Duration01:35
PlotSurvival, Adventure
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

He is on the run... But the hunters are not so far behind...

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:18
CharactersCriminals
PlotDeath, Missing people, Love at first sight, Gems
PlaceRussia, Siberia, St. Petersburg
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

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 up with him.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryRussia
PlotLove, Friendship
PlaceNature, Russia
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Touching

A young couple Andrei and Nadya get lost in a deep Siberian forest. It’s where they start their thorny way of fighting inner fears and working on the mistakes they made in the past. The forest is a metaphor of life where this couple has gone astray. Or maybe it’s the garden of Eden to which the persecuted have finally found their way back.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:33

This film is based on the book about Vasili Ivanovich Chapaev (1887 - 1919) who was in real life the Commander of the 25th Division of the Red Army. Chapaev is an uneducated peasant and a decorated hero in the World War I and later in the Russian Civil War, that followed the Russian revolution. This man of action is fighting on the side of the poor people. His troops consist of peasants, just like him. Unable to write, he can brilliantly demonstrate various battle tactics by moving potatoes on the table. He is street smart. He never lost a battle against the experienced Generals of the Tzar's Army.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryRussia
CharactersJournalists
PlotPrison Break, Conspiracies
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

Konservy (2007) (Tins, Russian: Консервы) is a film about a journalist who possesses information on uranium sales and is set up by his enemies and sent to prison. Initially the film was planned as a political thriller, but along the way it gained features of action with elements of mysticism and surrealism.The film is full of vivid pictures of spy and terrorist games in Moscow, modern Gulag in the Far North, gold mines, escape with elite spetsnaz in the pursuit, underground community of permanently high punks, and other quite unusual settings.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary
CountryGermany
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Bears
PlotSnow, Meaning of life
PlaceVillage, Nature, Russia, Siberia
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

In the center of the story is the life of the indigenous people of the village Bakhtia at the river Yenisei in the Siberian Taiga. The camera follows the protagonists in the village over a period of a year. The natives, whose daily routines have barely changed over the last centuries, keep living their lives according to their own cultural traditions.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:38
PlotObsession, Loneliness, Water, Fear
PlaceNature, Russia, Forest
TimeDark ones
StyleBy books, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Learn to forgive others, and get forgiveness to yourself. In the forgotten taiga village lives a gloomy and unsociable Trofim Rusanov, senior fishing inspector. He is used to the fact that each day is filled with routine. But one day, on his usual round through the wood, Trofim faces a shocking discovery. He finds a baby in an abandoned forest house. For several days he wanders around the severe uninhabited taiga, fighting both for his life and the life of the little child. Finally, Trofim finds the way home... He wants to find a woman who left a baby in the forest. It takes for him a superhuman effort to find the baby's mother. But this long quest leads him to another, completely different find

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration02:37
CharactersGold miners
PlotTravel
PlaceUSSR, Siberia
StyleAction

It happened in the sixties, during the political thaw in the Soviet Union... but our story unfolds in the coldest terrain of the country. It was an unexplored and unbeaten terrain of boundless ice-field and forbidding rocks. This was the proper place for real men and real romantics. Our story is about the geologists prospecting gold in the Extreme North.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:55
PlotLove, Adventure, Revenge, Friendship, Death
PlaceRussia, Siberia, Small cities
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

The story is set at the times of Peter the Great’s reforms. At those times when an emerging empire was wreaking havoc on provincial medievalism. The times were the melting pot of everything – of beliefs and of nations. The history of Russian Asia was made by captive Swedes, outlanders, Bokharan merchants, civil servants and officers, convicts, architects and chroniclers, Chinese smugglers, shamans and escaped dissenters, Orthodox missionaries and warlike steppe-dwellers Jungars.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:37
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar, Wedding, True love
PlaceUSSR
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Patriotic, Touching, Heartbreaking

Veronika and Boris come together in Moscow shortly before World War II. Walking along the river, they watch cranes fly overhead, and promise to rendezvous before Boris leaves to fight. Boris misses the meeting and is off to the front lines, while Veronika waits patiently, sending letters faithfully. After her house is bombed, Veronika moves in with Boris' family, into the company of a cousin with his own intentions.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:50
CharactersSoldier
PlotRivalry
PlacePrison, Trains, Russia, Gulag, USSR
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

The action takes place shortly after the end of the Second World War in the Siberian hinterland, among Russians and Germans with damaged personal stories and a strange transformation: the victors seem to be crawling into the skins of the defeated, and vice versa. Ignat, is the embodiment of the larger-than-life image of the Soviet victorious warrior who, in fact, proves to be shell-shocked, sick and broken, although not completely destroyed. Trains become fetish for the heroes of the film, and speed becomes a mania; they virtually become one with their steam engines, while the machines take on human names. The heroes set up an almost fatal race in the Siberian forest, risking their own lives and those of others.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, adventure
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:32
CharactersTruckers

Ivanhoe is the story of one of the remaining Saxon noble families at a time when the nobility in England was overwhelmingly Norman. It follows the Saxon protagonist, Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe, who is out of favor with his father for his allegiance to the Norman king Richard the Lionheart. The story is set in 1194, after the failure of the Third Crusade, when many of the Crusaders were still returning to their homes in Europe. King Richard, who had been captured by Leopold of Austria on his return journey to England, was believed to still be in captivity.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecrime
CountrySoviet Union

Based on the story of Boris Mozhayev “The Power of the Taiga”. In the taiga village, where everyone is in sight, almost unbelievable happens — a local store is robbed. One of the rafters of the forest is recognized as a hacker. But some “inconsistencies” haunt the young precinct Vasily Seryozhkin. And in the end, he goes on the trail of the true participants in the crime...

Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary
CountryFrance, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy
Duration01:38
CharactersDogs, Horses, Cowboys, Heroes, Birds
PlotSurvival, Adventure
PlaceSea, Nature, Ocean, Africa, France

The cameras of Jacques Perrin fly with migratory birds: geese, storks, cranes. The film begins with spring in North America and the migration to the Arctic; the flight is a community event for each species. Once in the Arctic, it's family time: courtship, nests, eggs, fledglings, and first flight. Chicks must soon fly south. Bad weather, hunters, and pollution take their toll. Then, the cameras go

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryRussia, Estonia, France
Duration01:22
CharactersTransgender people, Terminally ill
PlotCancer
PlaceVillage, Forest, Siberia
StyleHeavy, Not for everyone, Sad ones

Egor Korshunov (40) is a Siberian forest guard who works in a local environmental company, fighting fearlessly against poachers in taiga. Egor is a great family man, respected by his fellow villagers. He and his wife Natalia are expecting a second child. Unexpectedly, Egor finds out that he has terminal cancer and has only two months left to live. No traditional medicine or shamanic magic can save Egor. Finally, left with no other options, he decides to take the last desperate step. He attempts to completely change his identity in order to fool the oncoming death, just like Zhamba the drake, the hero of a legendary ancient Siberian epos, did.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:40
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

The story takes place in Tundra. The local camp is preparing for a wedding, if it can be called a wedding in Nenets traditions. There are no guests, no closest or distant relatives, no feast, no songs, no smiles. The bride arrives to the groom’s camp without any attributes of a celebration. Young Alyoshka marries because his mother insists – the chum should not go vacant, the family should not die out. His heart though longs for Ilne, the daughter of old Petko. Ten years ago Ilne left the camp for the mainland. Every day Alyoshka checks the road hopelessly waiting for his love to return.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, adventure, biography
CountrySoviet Union, Japan
Duration02:16
CharactersTigers, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Expeditions
PlaceNature, Russia, Siberia
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic, Touching

A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersHippies
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, The escape
PlaceNature, Forest, Alaska, USA
StylePsychological problems, Mind-altering, Inspirational, Philosophical, Fascinating

The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryChina, Hong Kong, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersGangsters, Police, Scammers, Criminals, Businessmen
PlotTravel, Martial Arts, Investigation, Friendship, Chase
PlaceRussia, China, Siberia, Mongolia
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, Russia
Duration03:30
CharactersOrphans

Born in the USSR: 28 Up follows the lives of people who grew up in the Soviet Union. They give an insight into Russian life today, aged 28.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryRussia, France, Latvia, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersNurses
PlotLove, Mental disorders, Adoption
PlacePrison, Russia, Siberia, Caucasus, St. Petersburg

A headstrong young woman is married to land baron. Her feelings for her son's tutor becomes a complex web of unrequited love.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates, Poland, India
Duration02:13
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceRussia, Gulag, India
StyleInspirational, Heavy, Epic, Serious

Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film details their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom, as they cross deserts, mountains, & several nations.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreadventure, history
CountryFrance
Duration01:24
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Rivalry
PlaceSiberia
TimePrehistoric times
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

When his clan, including his wife and baby girl Néa, are massacred, Ao, a desperate Neandertal man, decides to leave the North country where he has been living for the South where he was born. His aim is to join his twin brother, from whom he was separated when he was nine. On his long and adventurous way home, he meets Aki, a Homo Sapiens woman...

Genreadventure, cartoon
CountryRussia
CharactersBrownies
StyleFor children

Not many people know that every house is inhabited by finns. They are furry creatures that appear in human world to take care of a house and keep the hearth. Finnick is a young Finn, who doesn't seem to care about his responsibility of making a home out of the house. He is just making pranks on «his people» and that is the reason why none of the families wanted to stay long in his house. Everything changes when a new family comes to his house, where Finnick's tricks do not work at all, and he meets 13-year old Christine and inexplicable events begin to happen in the city. Finnick and Christine, who are so different, will have to team up and work together to solve the mystery of the events and save the city.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersManagers
PlotBallet, KGB
PlaceRussia, USSR, Siberia, Helicopters
TimeCold War
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

After his plane crashes in Siberia, a Russian dancer, who defected to the West, is held prisoner in the Soviet Union. The KGB keeps him under watch and tries to convince him to become a dancer for the Kirov Academy of Ballet again. Determined to escape, he befriends a black American expatriate and his pregnant Russian wife, who agree to help him escape to the American Embassy.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia, France
Duration01:38
CharactersHorses, Spy, Thieves, Soldier
PlotLove, Dancing, Money, Death
PlacePrison, Russia, Party
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

In 1946, a soldier fathers a child then dies before its birth. Jump to 1952: on a train, the child and his mother meet a handsome soldier who makes a play for her. She accepts. Posing as a married family, the soldier finds them a rooming house where he becomes everyone's favorite through his good looks and generosity. Meanwhile he gives the boy, Sanya, lessons in life: to fight back, to win at all costs. The child's mother, Katya, is head-over-heels in love with Tolyan, the soldier, but the relationship becomes rocky when Tolyan's true plans for the rooming house become clear. It starts them on a treadmill of flight that risks Katya's life, Tolyan's liberty, and Sanya's trust.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China, Japan, Mexico
Duration02:33
CharactersHackers, Robots, Aliens, Monsters, Thieves
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Artificial Intelligence, Motorcycles, Investigation
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Mountains, Siberia
StyleUnexpected ending

It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls upon the best and brightest to rise up and become the next generation of heroes when the Kaiju threat returns.





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