Russian movies about love

List of the best Russian movies about love, selected by visitors to our site: Russian South, Dark Spell, (UN)Ideal Man, King of the Mountain, Ghost, Love Them All, Nearest and Dearest, The Duelist, The Best Day Ever, How I Became.

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

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

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!

Dark Spell (2021)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror
CountryRussia
CharactersWitch, Gypsies
PlotLove, Obsession, Love spell, Witchcraft, Rites of passage
PlaceRussia
StyleWomens in main roles

Dark Spell is a story about the girl named Zhenya who suffers from being in love with her husband that has left her, so she decides to bring him back. Desperate heroine casts a spell called "Black Wedding", which is a magical ritual known for its great power and irreversibility. After the ritual, her beloved husband comes back, although his love becomes more like an obsession: he is even ready to kill Zhenya, so as not to give her to anyone. When the maddened husband dies, the spell does not stop: because even death will not part those who were betrothed by the demon of black wedding.

(UN)Ideal Man (2020)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
CharactersRobots, Androids
PlotLove, Artificial Intelligence, Happiness
PlaceRussia
StyleRomantic, Cute, Womens in main roles

In a future in which human-like androids have become commonplace companions and servants, one, with a handsome male appearance, finds its owner's feelings difficult to understand and her desires impossible to fulfill.

King of the Mountain (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:10
CharactersDisabled people
PlotLove, Sports
PlaceSchool, Russia
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Touching

Alexey Tsaryov is a 17-year-old school leader and a promising champion of a junior alpine ski team. Alexey has a girlfriend Lina and a friend Kostya, his rival both in sport and in love. Alexey is first in every way. He is self-confident, he does not know how to lose and does not wish to lose. But suddenly everything changes. After a tragic accident that befalls Alexey because of Kostya, their friendship has to withstand a challenge. But the moral courage, goodness and love will help endure all the ordeals and will bring everyone to their personal victories.

Ghost (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, family
CountryRussia
Duration02:18
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Journalists, Friends, Losers
PlotLove, Revenge, Relationship, Death, Betrayal
PlaceAircraft, School, Russia, Moscow
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

An aircraft designer becomes a ghost after a sudden death. Now he needs to engage a help of seven-grader in order to finish all his unaccomplished tasks.

Love Them All (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersThieves
PlotLove, Relationship, Money, Seduction, Cheating
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleFascinating

She always has a plan. For each his own. For everyone another name. One needs Vera (Faith), another Nadezhda (Hope). And almost all need Liubov (Love). She leaves every one at his own time. She finds a reason. But who knows where deceit ends which people buy only for the sake of money, and when genuine feelings begin? And who knows who she is: just a kept woman in the capital, or an artful swindler, or a talented actress, or a woman who is able only to love? To love them all.

Nearest and Dearest (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:04
CharactersTeens, Family, Parents, Mothers
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Parenting
PlaceSchool, Russia, Moscow
StyleHeavy, Tense, Makes me think, Disturbing

A family living on the outskirts of Moscow are mired in quarrels, discomfort and mutual oppression. They spit negative emotions at each other, forgetting about love, compassion and God. A tragedy will take them through a belated catharsis.

The Duelist (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:56
PlotLove, Fight, Death
PlaceRussia
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing

Returning to Saint Petersburg after a long exile, the dashing Yakovlev, a retired army officer, makes a comfortable living by winning other people's duels. An enigmatic, focused, and extremely skilled professional, he leaves a trail of dead bodies behind him as he swirls through polite society, frequently called upon to wield a pistol as a surrogate in duels at dawn. But when Yakovlev meets the naïve young Prince Tuchov and his beautiful sister, Princess Martha, the normally cold-hearted mercenary is surprised by hitherto undetected emotions. What transpires uncovers a series of revelations about his past and his present self.

The Best Day Ever (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, music
CountryRussia
Duration01:39
CharactersPolice, Brides, Mothers
PlotLove, Dancing, Wedding, Seduction
PlaceRussia, Small cities
StyleLight, Fascinating

For a successful DPS officer time to start a family, but he lives with his mother. When Petia decides to propose Olya marriage, his official car crashes into drunken pop star.

How I Became (2018)
Markimdb: 5
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:41
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Growing up
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Touching, Disturbing

The main character of the movie is a young man from downtown Moscow. He got everything from his father - his money, car, university. Sasha wants to live his life differently, but doesn't know how... He dreams of being Tsoi or van Gogh. One day Sasha meets Masha, an extraordinary and complex woman. Her mother, an aged actress, is an alcoholic and trying to take her own life. Sasha decides to help the girl

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Guardians Of Altai (2019)
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Genredocumentary
CountryRussia
CharactersHunters
PlotLove, Time travel
PlaceNature, Russia, Mountains

A documentary about people who preserve nature, heritage and sacred sites. Filming took place on an expedition to the most beautiful places of Altai, during which the filmmakers talked about past, present and future with the guardians of ancient sanctuaries and ancient epics, the reserved nature and traditions of the Old Believers, the culture of nomads and the knowledge of the Altai wanderers .

The Lenin Factor (2019)
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...

The Spring (2016)
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Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:42
PlotLove, Moving
PlaceRussia

A young man living in a big city visits the countryside and meets a girl living in the forest...

Dolly the Sheep Was Evil and Died Early (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration02:26
CharactersFriends, Parents
PlotLove
PlaceRussia, Moscow, Hostel
StyleSoulful

Young student Nikita suddenly gets into the past where he meets his own young parents, new friends and even a true love.

Stalingrad (2013)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration02:15
CharactersHeroes, Military, Soldier
PlotLove, War, On real events
PlaceRussia, USSR
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Epic, Depressive

Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of Stalingrad on the other side of the Volga, but the operation to cross the river is unsuccessful. A few soldiers who managed to get to the other side take refuge in a house on the bank of Volga. Here they find a girl who didn’t escape when the Germans came. While the whole might of the German army descends onto them, the heroes of Stalingrad experience love, loss, joy and the sense of ultimate freedom that can only be felt by those about to die. They defend the house at all costs while the Red Army prepares for another attack.

Victoria (2020)
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Genrecomedy, family, sport
CountryRussia
PlotLove, Fate
PlaceRussia
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating

Kirill is nearing forty, and he has always managed to avoid any kind of obligations in life. He has never been married, he has no children, he had once won the European championship of mixed wrestling but he is not interested in victory anymore, only going to the ring to earn money. Today is no different from yesterday; disposable dishes at home, disposable women, never a thought about the future. One morning, however, Kirill meets in his kitchen a five-year-old Victoria, daughter of one of his one-night stands. The girl tells him that he is now her father and she will live with him because her mother left her with him. Finding out who the girl is, where she is from and whether she is his daughter, Kirill gradually starts taking care of the girl, feeling responsible to her and finally becomes a grown-up himself - to fight and win.

Hotel Eleon (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:12
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceRussia, Hotels

The new series of CTC, which will continue the story of the hit comedy "Kitchen". Chef Victor Barinov retired and Eleanor Andreevna met the man of her dreams and moved to St. Petersburg - this ended the final season of "Kitchen". But life in the hotel and the restaurant continues: Michael Dzhekovich still responsible for order in the "Eleon" chef Victor restaurant appointed Senya, and her daughter gets an unexpected boost, which is not pleased with the bone. Everything goes on as usual, while the hotel is not headed by Paul - unlucky nephew of former mistress. In order not to disappoint Aunt and save the business, he entices Brussels Supermenedzher Sofia Tolstaya. New management sets its own rules, and now the hotel is waiting for major changes that overturned upside down not only the habitual way of "Eleon", but the characters and personal plans.

Shadow of The Star (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, music
CountryRussia
PlotLove, Loneliness, Death, Fate
PlaceRussia
StylePsychological problems, Light, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

The popular rapper comes on tour in St. Petersburg. His fans adore and wait, he is at the peak of fame, he is confident in himself. Together with the star, his manager, musicians and a girl come. Suddenly an attempt is made on a musician. He miraculously manages to escape death, but his manager decides to hire a security guard. It turns out that the guard is ... a girl. She is a professional in her field, but in the brutal world of rap, a woman has a difficult time.

Test (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:35
CharactersHorses, Birds
PlotLove, Love triangle, Rivalry
PlaceAircraft, Russia, Beach, Tomb
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy, Touching, Serious

They live in the steppe. A father and a daughter. Nothing may disturb the eternal order. Tomorrow always comes. And every morning the father goes away to work. And she stays alone. To wait for her father. And to feel. Two men are in love with her. She loves everyone. Her love cannot be divided. One day, the decision comes by itself. It comes from where the sun lives.

Once in Trubchevsk (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountryRussia
PlotLove, Love triangle, Cheating
PlaceVillage, Russia
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Touching, Depressive, Serious

In a small town everything is visible. However much you try to hide something, some disturbing signals will reach the family sooner or later. And then you have to make a choice: start a new life in the same place with your new “half” or confess to the old half and return to the usual flow of life. The film’s heroes stand before such a choice.




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