Russian crime series

List of the best Russian crime series selected by visitors to our site: The Method, Policeman from Rublevka, The Life and Adventures of Mishka Yaponchik (Once in Odessa), Fartsa, Brigada, Обычная женщина, Wolf Trap, Whirpool, Kantselyarskaya Krysa, Hello again!.

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

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:47
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Investigators
PlotLove, Revenge, Investigation, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Makes me think

The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is eager to get the internship with the glorious investigator but she could hardly expect the challenges she would face while working with Rodion. Together they investigate the cruelest crimes that took place in the history of Russian criminality.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:47
CharactersPolice, Rich
PlotInvestigation
PlaceRussia

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Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration00:50
CharactersThe thieves

Mishka Yaponchik was a Ukrainian gangster, Jewish, lived in Odessa at the beginning of the XX century, the military leader of two thousand of gangsters and the prototype of Benia Krik in The "Odessa Tales" by Soviet Jewish writer Isaak Babel. Born Moisei Vinnitsky, Yaponchik ("the Japanese") was an exceptional and eccentric character. Hailed as the next Robin Hood, he established his own code of conduct forbidding the robbing of the poor and professional classes.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration02:46
PlotLove, Investigation
PlaceRussia

An epic saga which takes place over a long time span from 1961 to 1991. From the midpoint of the story we view the friendship of four boys. In season main heroes are in their 20's, they are childhood friends, and for the sake of their friendship they are ready to sacrifice anything. Everyone has their own dreams, but their circumstances will take them on a difficult path and they will be forced into all kinds of underground economic dealings in the early 60s. And, worst of all - they are successful in this business. And the more successful they are, the further they get from their real dreams.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration13:00
CharactersGangsters
PlotSurvival, Adventures
StylePopular

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 four best friends from 1989 to 2000, mainly concentrating on the leader of the group, Sasha Belov.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:08
CharactersFamily, Strong women
PlaceRussia

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Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersKillers, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Justice, Weapons
PlaceRussia, Small towns

After faking his own death, notorious gangster Volkov (Wolf) retires overseas with a new identity. When his parents die in a car accident 20 years later, he secretly returns to his hometown and learns that the nephew of a local mobster is responsible for his parents’ death. After killing the man, a battle between the old-newcomer and local crime bosses unfolds.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Investigators
PlotInvestigation
PlaceRussia

A group of investigators finds murdered teenagers in a city collector. Unraveling this case step by step, the police faces an unconditional evil - a whirlpool of a big city, which sucks and destroys the weak - those whom no one loves and does not care for. This evil destroys people with impunity, and each of the characters is forced to face it personally, look inside themselves to meet their own demons and fears.

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Genrecrime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:50
PlotInvestigation
PlaceRussia

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Genrecomedy, crime
CountryRussia
CharactersGangsters
PlaceRussia

Animated comedy with Andrei Merzlikin about the adventures of the bandit Boris who rose from the dead. He awakens in the morgue and decides to reveal the secret of his own death, enlisting the help of a young medical trainee Artem. What is the avenger capable of, who has been in the other world and is eager to punish the killers? Boris is capable of a lot.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration00:52
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Rich
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Love triangle, Money, Power
PlaceRussia
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Forced to become an apprentice cop, cocky playboy Igor finds he's got a knack for police work. But his job soon takes him down a dark personal path.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration10:30
CharactersGangsters
StylePopular

Liquidation is a highly popular Russian television series, which parallels the famous The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed with notable ethical shift. In the "Meeting Place", chief of criminal investigations Gleb Zheglov had a modus operandi "Thief must go to prison, no matter how I put him there". In Liquidation, chief of criminal investigations David Gotsman's motto has changed to "Thief must go to prison, but lawfully so". The stars of the film include famous Russian actors such as Vladimir Mashkov and Konstantin Lavronenko. Sergei Makovetsky had to replace Andrey Krasko, who died of heart attack during the filming.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration17:20

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Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:00
CharactersTeenagers
PlotAdventures
PlaceRussia

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Markimdb: 7
Genrecrime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration24:00

Карпов — культовый популярный российский телевизионный сериал от компании Dixi Media, спин-офф телесериалов «Глухарь» и «Пятницкий», рассказывающий о жизни персонажа сериала «Глухарь» - бывшего подполковника милиции Карповa.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecrime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:50

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Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:16
CharactersInvestigators
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleAction

Experienced Moscow police officer Maksim Pokrovskiy is sent to Northern Russia to investigate the murder of the local Oligarch's daughter.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration04:46
StyleAction

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Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryRussia
PlotSurvival, Survival Games, Phone calls, Surveillance
PlaceOffice, Russia, Moscow

Moscow. High rise. Here, on the 12th floor, is the office of the call center "Online Store for Adults". One morning, twelve people who are in the office suddenly find out that there is a bomb in the room. The voices of the unknowns who introduced themselves as Dad and Mom threaten to blow it up at any time if the hostages do not follow their instructions. While the countdown is going on, they will have to experience the absolute power of invisible sadists and learn something about each other’s life that they did not even suspect.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration13:20
PlotTime travel, Investigation
PlaceRussia

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CharactersManiacs, Investigators
PlaceVillage, Russia

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Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Killers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceUSSR, Russia
StyleDark

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Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration00:45

A philanderer falls victim to an extortion scheme when four masked strangers demand restitution for his sins.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration10:12

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Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Criminals
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSSR

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