Russian movies about firefighters

List of the best Russian films about firefighters, selected by visitors to our site: Fire, Red Army, Generation P, Saving Leningrad, The Factory, The Man Who Was Too Free, The Shadow, Salam Maskva, Legend No. 17, Anybody Seen My Girl?.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Fire (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama
CharactersFirefighters, Lifeguards, Heroes, Partners
StyleExciting, To cry, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

A heroic story about firefighters and rescuers. What we call an act of bravery is just a usual routine for them, if only one can get used to mortal danger and extreme risk. When people in distress seem to have nobody who may help them, rescuers come to fight against merciless forces of nature.

Red Army (2014)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredocumentary, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA, Russia
CharactersFriends, Trainers
PlotHockey, Political, KGB, Success, Rivalry
PlaceRussia, USSR
TimeCold War
StyleFascinating, Patriotic, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

From Oscar and Emmy award winning filmmakers, Red Army highlights the Soviet Union's legendary and enigmatic hockey training culture and world-dominating team through the eyes of the team's Captain Slava Fetisov, following his shift from hockey star and celebrated national hero to political enemy. The film turns a unique lens on the social and cultural transformation of the Soviet Union leading up to the fall of Communism, mirroring the rise and fall of the Red Army team. A film by Gabe Polsky and Executive Producers Werner Herzog and Jerry Weintraub.

Generation P (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountryRussia, USA
PlotPolitical, Conspiracies, Sects
StyleTwisted plot, Smart, Fancy, Makes me think

A chronicle of Russia's transition from communism to capitalism.

Saving Leningrad (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
PlotWar, Survival, Friendship, Death
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Tense, Makes me think, Disturbing

September 1941. In a turn of events young lovebirds Kostya and Nastya find themselves on board of a barge that will evacuate people from sieged Leningrad. At night the barge gets into the storm. When it starts sinking, enemy planes - but not rescuers - are the first to arrive at the scene.

The Factory (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryRussia, France, Armenia
CharactersDogs, Special Forces, Journalists
PlotSkirmishes, Hostage, Weapon
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Tense

When a factory is bound to close, a group of workers decides to take action against the owner.

The Man Who Was Too Free (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
PlotInvestigation, Political

A documentary biopic of Boris Nemtsov, a prominent figure of Russian political opposition and an outspoken critic of Vladimir Putin. Boris Nemtsov got murdered in Moscow in February of 2015.

The Shadow (2016)
PlotLove, Friendship, Death, Uprising
PlaceTrains, Russia, USSR
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StylePsychological problems, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

A story of a successful businessman who falls in love with a silent movies actress and starts to look everywhere for a woman who looks exactly like her.

Salam Maskva (2016)
Genredrama, crime, detective
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.

Legend No. 17 (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotLove, Sports, Hockey, Intrigue, Competitions
PlaceRussia, Spain, Moscow, Canada

Biopic of Russian ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov from early childhood, rising to the pinnacle of the sport and his untimely death

Anybody Seen My Girl? (2021)
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating, Vital signs, Touching

Sergei and Kira were considered the most beautiful bohemian couple among cinema lovers of Saint Petersburg in the early 90’s. Their fantastic love affair ended with Kira leaving town, fleeing for new life, new relationship. Sergei has died shortly after. Only after a few years does Kira realize that she never stopped loving Sergei. And that she’s doomed to stay in a neverending dialogue with a dead lover.

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God of Japan (2019)
Genredrama, crime, detective
PlotOn real events
StylePsychological problems, Disturbing

Based on "In a Grove" by Akutagawa Rynoske. One shiny summer day the investigation group comes at former quarry check of indications of accused, witnesses and victims of the murder and the rape took place there half a year ago.

Russian Shorts. Vol. 1 (2018)
Genrehorror, comedy, drama
StyleShort Story

Five unusual short stories. Two heroes are fighting for the heart of a mysterious beauty in the tragicomedy Olesya. In the parable "Milk" in the high-rise kitchen a real cow appears. The heroine of the comedy without the “Not Fit” dialogues is torn between the desire to lose weight by the alumni meeting and the modern food cult. The eccentric Rita Hurricane rushes into the life of the security guard of the Leo shopping center and changes it forever. And the hero of the story "Carpe diem" solves an important question - to lie or not to lie, when everyone around is lying.

The Double (2012)
Markimdb: 4.8
StyleLight, Fascinating

Funny comedy about a life of super-famous mega-star Igor Uspensky and his fight for "Man of a Year" title.

Russian South (2021)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersStudents, Lovers
PlotLove, Date, Rivalry

Student Artem falls in love with a young beauty from the Black Sea. Having lost his head, he drops everything and goes for his beloved to the Russian South, about which he knows nothing. At sea it turns out that the beautiful Ksyusha is already being looked after by two serious local competitors - a handsome sailor and a daring policeman. It seems that the naive student simply has no chance. Even the help of his new friends seems to only get in the way. But our hero is not going to give up: it means war!

Gagarin: First in Space (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CharactersAstronauts, Heroes, Military, Pilots
PlotOn real events
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Russia, USSR
StyleExciting, Serious

The film is dedicated to the first steps of mankind on the path of space exploration and direct the fate of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The main motif - the fight for the right to be first: the competition in the first cosmonaut, competition in missile technology, the confrontation of superpowers - the USSR and the USA. In the first group of astronauts were selected from three thousand fighter pilots across the country. In twenty of the legendary got the best of the best. Which of them will fly first, no one knew. In this way, had to contend not only with the pull of the earth ...

Watchman (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
PlotLove, Survival, Loneliness, Depression, Chase
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious

The protagonist Vlad is a man of about forty; he lives and works as watchman in an old sanatorium that is due to be demolished. He obviously needs this work to live the life of a hermit. One night a married couple appears at the sanatorium: Vera and Stas. They are on the run. They are pursued by former friends and business partners of Stas. Vlad decides to help them, because he too is hiding from the past. Each character is threatened with the inevitable payment for wrong choices in the past, but helping each other, they try to expiate these faults.

Hello Oksana Sokolova! (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
PlotBody exchange, Radio
StyleLight, Fascinating

Things are finally starting to look bright for Ilya, a relatively unknown actor. Starting tomorrow, he will be the voice of Men's Radio. So of course he celebrates the occasion. But the next morning, the newly-crowned radio host finds himself unable to utter a single word. After a wild night out on the town he has completely lost his voice. It's half an hour before he goes on air, prime-time, the contract has already been signed, Ilya is in a state of panic... The only solution is to get an injection in his voice box. According to the doctor on hand, this is the only thing that might save the day.

Temporary Difficulties (2018)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersDisabled people, Fathers, Mothers
PlotRelationship, Success, Hatred
PlaceSchool, Russia, Forest

Sasha Korolev has a congenital disorder. The boy’s father has chosen what seemed to him the only correct way to put the son on his feet: to treat him like a healthy person. “You’re not a patient, you have temporary difficulties”. Eating, getting dressed, going downstairs and walking up the front door steps — every day the child spends hours on such simple household tasks. At school he is mocked by his peers, and there is no help to expect. The boy has coped with the illness, but started hating the father. When he finished school, Sasha left home and stopped all contact with the father. Over the past 15 years he has become the best business consultant in the country, who has helped hundreds of businesses out of crisis. “You have no a crisis, you have temporary difficulties”, — Sasha would say to his clients, having gone along a difficult path himself. And one day, a new order unexpectedly gives him the opportunity to settle accounts with the father...

Mommies 3 (2014)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
PlotLove, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Touching

This time, in keeping with the best traditions of the first two parts, Mothers tells a beautiful, fascinating, lyrical and funny story of the three mothers that takes place in a small European town on New Year’s Eve. The three mothers are flying to Prague on New Year’s Eve.

The Fisherman's Daughter (2020)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
PlaceRussia, USSR
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

A saleswoman from the fish store Polina Schukina is going through a difficult life period. By the grace of an extravagant grandmother, she finds herself in the fairy-tale world of princesses, where, as it turns out, everything is subordinated to bureaucracy, and in a lot of echoing corridors and government offices there are queues of girls eager to discover the princess. Pauline has to go through a series of tests that will reveal her personal qualifications in a very competitive profession.