Russian movies about bandits

List of the best Russian movies about bandits selected by visitors to our site: The Adventurers, Bummer, Winter Journey, Blind Man's Bluff, Отличница.

In the top there are new films of 2017, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Adventurers (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 2.8)
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:40
CharactersGangsters
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceSea

Adventures, hidden treasure and everything else in a new Russian comedy...

Bummer (2003)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Friends, Gangsters, Gangsters
PlotLove, Robbery, Fight, Cars, Chase, Relationship, Pursuit, Intrigue, Rivalry, Hip Hop
PlaceRussia, Moscow, Village, Small cities
StyleAction, Disturbing, Heavy, For men, Smart

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 Russia to another are about to face in the wasteland of small-town Russia. A critique of the policies of Boris Yeltsin, it depicted the economic crisis that followed Russia's transition towards a free market economy, and with it, a lost generation, with no job security, who are pushed into a world of crime and rebellion. Despite a modest budget of US$700,000, and a limited cinematic release, it became a national hit in Russia as well its soundtrack, popularized by 'Seryoga's' (Серёга) music video "Чёрный Бумер" ("Black Bummer"). Both the film and its soundtrack have won awards, including the prestigious Golden Aries from the Russian Guild of Film critics.

Winter Journey (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:35
CharactersTeachers, Musicians, Gangsters
PlotArt
PlaceMoscow

Before an important audition, the opera teacher recommends sleep, walks and Schubert. Feeling lost, desperate and rebellious, Erik does the exact opposite (except for the Schubert bit), spending his nights with a disillusioned older colleague and excessive amounts of vodka. Erik has a boyfriend but a chance encounter with the semi-criminal Lyokha awakens passion of a whole new caliber in him.

Blind Man's Bluff (2005)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:51
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Gangsters
PlotRivalry, Pads
PlaceLaboratory, Russia
StyleDisturbing, For men

Sergei and Simon have to deliver a suitcase full of heroin to Mikhalych or else they will be killed. There is one minor detail: the only problem-solving technique they are familiar with is a shot in the head. There are more than 20 Russian-movie stars in the film, but you will not be able to recognize them immediately since they are all in disguise.

Отличница (2017)
Mark10
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersGangsters
PlotLove, Investigation
PlaceUSSR

April 1958. Maria Krapivina, a graduate of the law faculty of Leningrad University, Department of criminal procedure and criminalistics, is assigned to the UGRO of the Central district police Department. Just a girl, an excellent student, the daughter of intelligent parents falls into a team consisting of rough and experienced operatives who have passed the war. On the first day, Masha wants to quit. But she gets her hands on information about a traitor in the Department associated with a large and audacious gang. Masha decides that it is her duty to stay and uncover the "mole". And also to prove that it is worth something. Everyone falls under suspicion, including the head of the Opera Department of the Swedes ,the "uncouth lout", with whom Masha unexpectedly falls in love, and every day more and more..




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