Russian movies about sports

List of the best Russian sports movies selected by visitors to our site: One Breath, The Coach, Ice, The Champions: Faster. Higher. Stronger, King of the Mountain, My Life, The Bride, Blockbuster, Love with an Accent, 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.

One Breath (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
CharactersStrong women, Trainers
PlotSports, Swimming, Obsession, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceRussia, Depth
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

Following her divorce, Marina thinks that she’ll never meet love again. Little does she know that one day, she’ll find the love of her life in freediving, one of the most extreme sports in existence, built on diving as deep as possible on a single breath. In the vast, mysterious realm of the sea, Marina not only regains her sense of peace and well being, but also redefines her existence.

The Coach (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:42
CharactersTrainers
PlotSports, Soccer
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men

Contemporary Russia. After he flubs a penalty kick, a humiliated national soccer player quits the game. He flees to a small town, where he decides to coach their local team.

Ice (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:26
PlotSports, Hockey, Figure Skating, Fate, Dreams
PlaceRussia
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Touching, Disturbing

Contemporary Russia. Nadya gives up her dream of becoming a champion figure skater when she is hospitalized with an injury. But then she meets Sasha, a hockey player, who decides to teach her to believe in herself and her dream again.

The Champions: Faster. Higher. Stronger (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration01:45
PlotSports, Gymnastics, Rivalry
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

The story of three Russian Olympic champions. Ordinary people, who have become the pride of their family and country, and made history of world sports.

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.

My Life (2018)
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Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Sports, Soccer, Relationship, Happiness
PlaceRussia
StyleVivid, Bright

Since childhood, the main character falls in love with football and dreams of becoming a great footballer to play his most important match. Following his dream, he has to abandon his beloved girl and choose the path of a football player. And now, when there is only one step to the cherished dream, fate disposes of it in another way. The world ceases to exist, because he not only loses the opportunity to realize his dream, but also loses his loved ones. How not to break, follow your dream and return your beloved? Or she will not reconcile with his choice to become a football player?

The Bride (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror
CountryRussia
Duration02:18
CharactersFamily, Brides
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Wedding, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Depressive, Disturbing

This is a story of a small town girl named Nastya. Her newly married husband Ivan drives her to his hometown to meet his family. Upon their arrival Nastya feels she made a wrong decision: she is surrounded by weird people and she sees creepy photos all around the house. Ivan disappears while his family prepares Nastya for a mysterious traditional Russian wedding ceremony. She struggles to calm herself down hoping all this will end and they will live happily ever after. Only if she stays alive...

Blockbuster (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:47
PlotAbduction
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleLight, Fascinating

A wannabe model from a small Russian town robs a local bank to fund her modeling career.

Love with an Accent (2012)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:40
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotLove
PlaceRussia
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

From odd situations to complicated emotions, various obstacles test a group of people in their pursuits of true love in this collection of stories.

Anybody Seen My Girl? (2021)
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Genredrama
CountryRussia
PlotFate
PlaceRussia
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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Russian Short. Vol. 2 (2019)
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Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:38
PlaceRussia
StyleShort Story

Five unusual short stories in the almanac from Russian directors. Horror about the mystical school from Alexander Domogarov, Jr. (“Let the children go”). Erotic thriller "Ear Ring" with Lukerya Ilyashenko. Black comedy about the forest walk of two friends "Mushrooms and fish." Witty kinonovella "Che" on a spontaneous trip to St. Petersburg. The post-New Year story with Olga Sutulova and Marina Vasilyeva about finding the missing guy named Kostik.

Elephants Can Play Football (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Obsession, Loneliness, Love with age difference, Meaning of life
PlaceRussia, Ukraine
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Soulful, Philosophical, Touching

Dmitry is a strong willed, solid guy. He could easily quit the game, if only he knew he was playing.

In the Fog (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryRussia, Germany, Netherlands, Latvia, Belarus
Duration02:07
PlotWar, Survival, Death, False accusations
PlaceRussia, Forest
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, By books, Fascinating, Gloomy

Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.

The Last Knight (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryRussia
Duration02:18
CharactersFriends, Wizards, Frogs
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Magic, Betrayal
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleFascinating

ivan is an ordinary guy who is transferred from modern Moscow to the fantasy world Belogorye. in this parallel universe where characters of russian fairy tales live, magic is an integral part of the daily life, and arguments are settled with the help of sword ght. Unexpectedly, ivan nds himself in the middle of the battle between the good and evil. He has to nd out why everyone thinks that he should play the main role in the occurring events...

Horoscope for Good Luck (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:03
CharactersLosers
PlotLove, Success
PlaceRussia, Office
StyleLight, Soulful

Max falls into the hands of a "happy" horoscope, which he must follow for 30 days, performing all its insane orders to obtain previously unavailable beauty and success. But one day Max's horoscope is replaced...

Flight. Three days after disaster (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:12
CharactersSoldier
PlotLove, Disasters, Fate
PlaceAircraft, Russia
StyleAction, Light, Soulful, Fascinating, Gloomy

Sasha, a soldier, has lost his family to an airplane crush. He comes home to avenge them and plans to murder a survived pilot who is responsible for disaster. However, his plans are interrupted when he meets a girl and falls in love. 'Flight' is a story of struggle between love and hatred.

The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:48
CharactersHackers, Cooks, Friends, Fathers
PlotLove, Adventure, Relationship, Wedding, Friendship
PlaceRussia, Kitchen, Moscow
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Light, Soulful, Fascinating

Victor Barinov at the personal request of the Russian President will go to Sochi at the world championship for professional chefs and to prove that he and his team are the best in the world! The hard struggle for the title of winner of Operations will help "dark horse" - his own son Ivan, which he suddenly found out on the eve of the championship.

The Guy from Our Cemetery (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, comedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:06
CharactersGuests
PlotMystery, Mystery, Ghosts, Moving, Fear
PlaceRussia, Cemetery, Moscow
StyleExciting, Black humor

Twenty five years old Kolya starts to work as a cemetery night guard after moving to Moscow from province.

Red Army (2014)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredocumentary, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration01:24
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.

Metamorphosis (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:26
CharactersHorses, Musicians, Students, Friends, Mothers
PlotLove, Music, Loneliness, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleFascinating

A story about a friendship between talented famous musician and eleven years old girl.




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