Movies about the Caucasus

Movies about the Caucasus
List of the best films about the Caucasus according to visitors: The Plea, Decision: Liquidation, Two Women, No comment, Gikor, Here, A Chef in Love, We Are Our Mountains, Ali and Nino, Ashik Kerib.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union
PlotDeath

Brave sons of Khevsureti and Kisteti fight against each to protect their homelands. But, they confront faulty domestic traditions to respect enemy’s true prowess and find themselves in conflict with own compatriots.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:20
CharactersSpy, Terrorists, Special agents
PlotSpecial services
PlaceChechnya, Russia, Caucasus
StyleAction

The ruthless extremist Bazgaev responsible for terrorist attacks which lead to deaths of hundreds of civilians, among them school children, is planning new actions. A group of security officers is to track and destroy him. Based on a true story.

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: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:47
PlaceChechnya

We don't have an overview translated in English. Help us expand our database by adding one.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, family
CountrySoviet Union

A village boy meets his tragic fate when he is sent to the city to work for a rich trader.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
PlotLove, Travel
PlaceCaucasus
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

Set against the gorgeous landscape of Armenia, Here chronicles a brief but intense relationship between an American satellite-mapping engineer (Foster) and an expatriate photographer (Azabal) who impulsively decide to travel across the remote countryside. As their trip comes to an end, the two must decide where to go from Here

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Georgia, Ukraine, Belgium, Russia, Germany
CharactersCooks
PlotTravel, Revolution
PlaceKitchen, Caucasus, Georgia
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric

The story of Pascal Ichak, a larger-than-life French traveller, bon vivant, and chef, who falls in love with Georgia and a Georgian princess in the early 1920s. All is well until the arrival of the Red Army of the Caucasus, as the Soviet revolution that has swept Russian comes to Georgia. Told as a flashback from the present, as a French-Georgian man whose mother was Pascal's lover translates his memoirs for Pascal's niece.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySoviet Union

Calm of the mountain village is disturbed by the investigation on stray sheep. Four shephards, living in Armenian highlands, cut a stray sheep for a dinner. Revaz, their neighbour and owner of the sheep, soon appears. Shephards even manage to agree on "ransom" but novice police lieutenant interferes with the deal trying to start an official investigation.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryAzerbaijan, United Kingdom
Duration02:12
PlotLove, War, Friendship
PlaceCaucasus, Georgia
TimeWorld War I
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Soulful, Makes me think

Muslim prince Ali and Georgian aristocrat Nino have grown up in the Russian province of Azerbaijan. Their tragic love story sees the outbreak of the First World War and the world’s struggle for Baku’s oil. Ultimately they must choose to fight for their country’s independence or for each other.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:13
PlotLove, Adventure, True love
PlaceCaucasus
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

Wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib falls in love with a rich merchant's daughter, but is spurned by her father and forced to roam the world for a thousand and one nights - but not before he's got the daughter to promise not to marry till his return. It's told in typical Paradjanov style, in a series of visually ravishing 'tableaux vivants' overlaid with Turkish and Azerbaijani folksongs.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySoviet Union

Artyom (Armen Dzhigarkhanyan) is a scientist who buries himself in his work after the woman he loves dies during the war. He is informed of his sweetheart's death by a young woman, and soon love blossoms between the lonely doctor and the emerging beauty. This is the big-screen debut of Margarita Terekhova in the popular film that was seen by over 20 million in the USSR.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryGeorgia, Kazakhstan
CharactersFriends, Poor
PlotTravel
PlaceCaucasus
StyleTouching, Serious

Life creates many obstacles for 12 years old boy - Tedo. Tedo belongs to the generation, which was forced to mass displacement because of the civil war in Abkhazia, one of the most beatiful places in Georgia. The civil war took away everything Tedo had, even hope. The film tells about an extraordinary internal drama of a little boy, his thoughts, feelings, pasions, sorrows and efforts to take arms against the difficulties.

Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryArmenia
Duration02:38
CharactersFriends
PlotLove
PlaceCaucasus, Moscow

Tigran loses the girl he loves, then he participates in the war over Nagorno-Karabakh to overcome his inner fears.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia, Kazakhstan
Duration01:40
PlotHostage
PlacePrison, Chechnya, Russia, Caucasus

Two Russian soldiers, one battle-seasoned and the other barely into his boots and uniform, are taken prisoner by an anxious Islamic father from a remote village hoping to trade them for his captured son.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryRussia
CharactersMilitary
PlotLove, Revolution, Pursuit, Political
PlaceRussia, USSR, Caucasus
TimeWorld War I
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

Having dedicated his life to the preparation of the revolution in the Russian Empire, Vladimir Lenin, living in exile in Switzerland, desperately seeks a way back to Russia to take control. Options are few when Lenin receives an offer from Alexander Parvus, the most infamous of political opportunists, who has made a deal with Germany to sponsor the revolution under Lenin's command and smuggle Lenin and his comrades into Russia. Aware that making a deal with 2 devils could cost him everything including his political influence, Lenin knows he must outsmart and outmaneuver Parvus and the Germans at any cost...

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotLove triangle, Blackmail, Rivalry
PlaceRussia, Caucasus
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya. Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to abandon her.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:29
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotFriendship
StyleMakes me think, For men

On the edge of Dushanbe, in the Republic of Tajikistan, a quiet border checkpoint under Russian control is attacked by Afghans and Tajiks who want it under their control.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:40

Dramatic story about two young men, two intellectuals of the 1890th. It is a story about a complex human character. Being tortured by ignorance and boredom of life, clerk Laevsky is longing to break the depraved circle of his existence. His moral antipode, naturalist Von Coren is sure that people like Laevsky are worth being destroyed. But regardless characters' will and desires, providence deals with their lives in its own way...

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, detective, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:38
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotLove, Revenge, Friendship, Ghosts
PlaceChechnya, Russia
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Tense

A veteran of the Chechen War is helped by the ghosts of his two fallen comrades to leave the war behind.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union
PlotFriendship
TimeWorld War II

The movie tells the life story and friendship of five blacksmiths in town of Leninakan during the war and the years preceding it - as told by the son of one of the blacksmiths.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredocumentary
CountryItaly, Russia
Duration00:52

A documentary about the Armenian avant-garde filmmaker, Artavazd Peleshian.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:24
CharactersScouts, Soldier
PlotFight
PlaceChechnya
StyleAction

We don't have an overview translated in English. Help us expand our database by adding one.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryRussia
Duration02:00
CharactersLesbians
PlotOn real events, Passion, Love triangle
PlaceRussia, USSR, Caucasus
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Makes me think, Touching

A tragic story of love and loneliness - this is the unknown life of the great Russian writer Ivan Bunin. The confused love story that involved Bunin, his wife Vera, the young poet Galina Plotnikova, opera singer Marga Kovtun and literary man Leonid Gurov. A work of great honesty and piercing psychology.

Markimdb: 1.5
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
CharactersFriends
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?

Markimdb: 1.1
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:35
PlotAdventure
PlaceUSSR
StyleRomantic, Light

Shura journalist comes to the Caucasus to shoot a report about the local beauty and tradition, and into Gorski, fiefdom of the local city mayor George Gadzhievich Saahova. Those supporting fashion, given the governor planned to marry a young beauty, athlete, and even ekstremalka Nina, who was so pleased with Shurik. Using the hapless journalist CAAX and his henchmen kidnap Nina. But, realizing that it played, Shura rushes to save his girlfriend ...

Mark
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:00
CharactersFriends, Partners
PlotFight, Relationship, Investigation, Hatred
PlaceRussia, Moscow

В последние годы огромное количество мигрантов приехало в Россию. Рустам и Саня — напарники и работают в «национальном» отделе ГУВД. Каждая серия фильма рассказывает об одном из их расследований. Персонажи криминально-детективных историй — представители разных диаспор: таджики, дагестанцы, вьетнамцы… Авторы показывают, что плохие и хорошие, подлые и благородные люди есть среди всех национальностей. Что бороться надо не с «чужими», не с «этническими преступниками», а с преступностью. С криминалом, не имеющим национальности и мешающем жить и москвичам и тем, кто приезжает в Москву. Рустам — кавказец со связями, Саня — разгильдяй и лютый ксенофоб, которого уже не раз увольняли за пьянки и драки. Расследуя дела, напарники переходят от расистских колкостей к крепкой пацанской дружбе.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:00
CharactersHeroes, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Hostage
PlaceChechnya, Russia
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

During the bloody war in Chechnya, a British couple and two Russian soldiers are taken hostage by Chechen rebels. Two of the hostages are then released to bring the money for the British woman who is forced to wait for the ransom.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military
CountrySoviet Union

Georgia, 1864. The Tsarist regime is using Cossacks to forcibly resettle Muslim Georgians to Turkey in order to steal their land. Meanwhile a Muslim girl falls in love with a Christian from the next village.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany, Azerbaijan
Duration01:28
PlotOn real events, Water
PlaceVillage, Russia, Caucasus
StyleRomantic, Fancy

An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water shortage, go on a sex strike that threatens the young couple's first night of love.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredocumentary
CountrySoviet Union
Duration00:54
PlotReligious

An ethnographic treasure that documents with visual bravado the harsh conditions of life in the isolated mountain village of Ushkul.





MoviesList