Russian movies about family

List of the best Russian movies about family and family relationships, selected by visitors to our site: Billion, Cry of Silence, The House Elf, Van Goghs, The Humorist, How I Became Russian, Fidelity, Dream Team, Core of the World, Dominika.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Billion (2019)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 3.1)
Genreaction, comedy
CharactersRich, Parents, Family
PlotMoney, Bank robbery, Robbery

    An influential banker is doing everything possible not to share the property with his illegitimate sons. But when he is deprived of all the money, it turns out that only they can help Matthew ... To regain his fortune, the billionaire will be forced to rob his own bank in Monte Carlo. And for this, he will have to perform an even more difficult task: regain the trust of children who grew up without a father ...

    Cry of Silence (2019)
    Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
    Genredrama, history
    PlotWar, Survival

      After a story of Tamara Tinberg, "Seventh Symphony". The Leningrad block. February 1942. Ends the worst blockade winter. Nina Voronova completely desperate. Her three-year-old son, Mitya, has weakened, and the ration cards have already been delivered two days in advance. Last hope - evacuation. But with small children do not take. Then the woman goes to a monstrous step - is evacuated, leaving her son alone in a frozen apartment. During the raid, the boy is saved by a teenage girl Katya Nikonorova. The girl gives Mitya for her brother and promises herself to do everything so that Mitya survived. No matter what.

      The House Elf (2019)
      Mark8 (imdb: 5.3)
      Genrefantasy, comedy, family
      CharactersWizards, Family, Brownies, Single mothers, Cats
      StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

        In the ordinary and bustling city of Moscow there is an unusual House, overgrown with hundreds of secrets and mysteries. In this house there is a strange apartment, in which not a single tenant has stayed for a long time. And only when an independent mother with a charming 8-year-old daughter Alina comes to this “nice” apartment, new tenants will find out that their living space is not easy, and the real Boggart lives in it. Only here the keeper of the hearth has long been offended by the entire human race and will do all imaginable nastiness, just to be left alone in the ill-fated apartment. But everything changes when the evil witch challenges Homeovy ...

        Van Goghs (2019)
        Mark5 (imdb: 6.4)
        CharactersParents, Family, Artists

          Mark Ginzburg is a talented artist who is always depressed. He's 52, but personal and professional success has escaped him. Many years ago, Mark moved from his native Riga to Tel Aviv to get away from his oppressive father, Viktor, who still supports him financially. Victor Ginzburg is a famous conductor. His work is his life. He never cared about Mark's feelings and tried to mold his son in his own image. Their highs and lows turned long ago into a love-hate relationship. More hate than love. Father calls his son by his childhood nickname Birdie, which infuriates the son. Son calls his father Your Majesty, which infuriates the father. After Viktor is diagnosed with a fatal illness, the father and son set off on a difficult journey that leads from hate to love.

          The Humorist (2019)
          Markimdb: 6.5
          Genredrama, biography
          CountryRussia, Latvia, Czech Republic
          CharactersActors, Celebrities, Family
          PlotDepression, Rivalry, Art, Freedom
          StyleMakes me think, Touching, Disturbing, Fascinating

            The Humorist is a film about a week in the life of Boris Arkadiev, a fictional Soviet stand-up comedian. Boris is tormented not only by external oppression and censorship but also by his own insecurities that poison all his relationships.

            How I Became Russian (2019)
            Mark8 (imdb: 5.1)
            CountryRussia, China
            CharactersFathers, Family, Parents

              To please the father of his bride is not an easy task. This problem is faced by the Chinese guy Pen, when he goes to Moscow for his love - Ira, without even knowing what a nightmare awaits him. After all, her father Anatoly is not at all ready to give his daughter to the first comer, and he has his own plan for deliverance in this case ... However, the bride's father and the bridegroom will have to learn to respect each other if they want to keep the girl who loves most in the world.

              Fidelity (2019)
              Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
              CharactersDoctors, Family, Friends, Actors, Girlfriends
              PlotLove, Relationship, Fidelity, Rivalry
              PlaceRussia, India, Asia

                Lena is a talented midwife and gynaecologist, her husband Serezha is an actor at a provincial drama theatre. They are close and gentle with each other, but there is no sex. Lena suspects that Serezha has an affair, but she worries quietly and does not reveal her jealousy. Instead of sorting out her relationship with her husband, Lena starts to betray him with chance acquaintances. Gradually Lena’s parallel life gets out of control and changes her original life.

                Dream Team (2019)
                Mark6 (imdb: 4)
                Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family
                PlotLove, Basketball
                PlaceSchool, Japan

                  The amazing story of sports commentator Stepan Vershinin, which loses its prestigious place on television. In search of a new job, he becomes part of unusual competitions.

                  Core of the World (2018)
                  Mark7 (imdb: 6.1)
                  CountryRussia, Lithuania
                  CharactersDoctors, Animals, Family

                    Egor is a vet at a training facility for hunting dogs in a remote region of the country. Surrounded by foxes, deer, badgers, and dogs, he lives in a small building next to the house of the facility’s owner. He treats the dogs, cleans the kennels, oversees the workers, and meets with clients and their dogs. It’s easier for him to get along with dogs than with people. Egor is willing to take on any job to get closer to the facility’s owner and his near and dear. He wants the impossible — to become a member of that family.

                    Dominika (2018)
                    Markimdb: 6
                    Genrefantasy, comedy
                    CharactersArchitects, Childrens, Family

                      An unusual baby named Dominika was left at Kostia's door. Every time Kostia gets angry, the baby grows up.

                      Deep Rivers (2018)
                      Markimdb: 6

                        The youngest son returns home to help his father and brothers meet the targets for a profitable order on cut wood. During his absence nothing has changed: the same back-breaking toil for the sake of a piece of bread, the same resistance from the neighbouring settlement, the same inability of the family members to express their love and understanding for their kin. And the river, which may rise at any time and wash away the parental home that stands on its banks.

                        Why Don't You Just Die! (2018)
                        Markimdb: 6.8
                        CharactersParents, Family
                        PlotFight, Revenge

                          Andrey, a detective and the world's most horrible father, brings together a terrible group of people in his apartment: his resentful actress daughter, an angry thug, and a cheated cop. Each one of them has a reason to want revenge..

                          Two Tickets Home (2018)
                          Markimdb: 6.1
                          CharactersParents, Family
                          PlaceSmall cities

                            Liuba Vasnetsova lives in a provincial boarding school, dreams of finishing it sooner rather than later and go to St Petersburg to become a stewardess. The future seems bright: after boarding school she receives the keys to a new apartment, with a new life ahead. But on the day of her graduation she learns that she is not an orphan: her father is alive and not dead, as she was told earlier. The girl is shaken and decides to find him.

                            Spitak (2018)
                            Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
                            CountryRussia, Armenia
                            CharactersFamily, Lifeguards

                              «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.

                              Jumpman (2018)
                              Mark5 (imdb: 6.1)
                              CountryRussia, Lithuania, Republic of Ireland, France
                              CharactersScammers, Family, Orphans, Superhero, Judge
                              PlotSuperpowers, Blackmail
                              PlaceCourt, Night Clubs
                              StyleDisturbing, Heavy

                                Young Oksana puts her newly born Denis in a baby box. Sixteen years later she steals him away from a children's home, intent on making amends for her maternal neglect, and to exploit him to earn money in a corrupt legal system.

                                Night Shift (2018)
                                Mark6 (imdb: 5.6)
                                PlotAdventure, Intrigue

                                  Max loses his job at the plant and to feed his family, is forced to accept an unexpected offer former classmate to work as a stripper. Hiding the new profession from his wife, Ani, Max gets into a lot of amazing and ridiculous situations and end up losing the trust of the woman he loved. In an effort to return peace and harmony to the family, he appealed for help to colleagues from the strip club, that all leads to fun chaos...

                                  What Men Talk About 3 (2018)
                                  Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.3)
                                  CharactersFriends, Family
                                  PlaceTrains, Russia
                                  StyleMakes me think

                                    This time Lesha, Slava, Kamil and Sasha go to St. Petersburg. And three of the four do not even know why they go there. But at some point it becomes clear that it does not matter - why. It is important that they go.

                                    Two Tails (2018)
                                    Mark6 (imdb: 5.1)
                                    CharactersCats, Dogs, Family
                                    StyleFor children

                                      The adventures of two completely different in nature beasts - a serious and economic Beaver and restless Cat. They meet when the cat is looking for shelter from the rain in the forest. The beaver rescues the Cat, and they become bosom friends. The cat really wants to become famous and believes that everyone wants to become famous, but not everyone can admit it. One day the life of this couple changes abruptly when aliens from a distant galaxy land in the forest.

                                      I Give You My Word 3 (2017)
                                      Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.5)
                                      Genrecomedy, adventure, family
                                      CharactersFriends, Family

                                        In a third part of the trilogy Mishka, Dimka and Lenka are graduating high school and meet the adult life.

                                        Arrhythmia (2017)
                                        Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
                                        Genremelodrama, drama
                                        CharactersDoctors, Family, Nurses
                                        PlotDivorce, Death, Snow
                                        PlaceRussia, Small cities

                                          Oleg is a young gifted paramedic. His wife Katya works as a nurse at the hospital emergency department. She loves Oleg, but is fed up with him caring more about patients than her. She tells him she wants a divorce. The new head of Oleg’s EMA department is a cold-hearted manager who’s got new strict rules to implement. Oleg couldn’t care less about the rules – he’s got lives to save; his attitude gets him in trouble with the new boss. The crisis at work coincides with the personal life crisis. Caught up between their patients, alcohol-fueled off-shifts, and an evolving health care system, Oleg and Katya have to find the binding force that will keep them together.