Russian movies of melodrama

List of the best Russian movies of melodramas selected by visitors to our site: City Birds, Муж по вызову, The Admirer, Petersburg: Only for Love, Love with Disabilities, Elastiko, Arrhythmia, Temporary Difficulties, Ice, Shadow of The Star.

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

City Birds (2016)
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Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:43

Romantic stories of three friends...

Муж по вызову (2015)
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Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:25

Having found her husband with a mistress, 40-year-old Inna put the unfaithful spouse out the door. At the same time, her neighbor Rimma, who lives a floor above, came from the village sister Alevtina. She is determined to find her husband in the city. Rimma gives the idea to call a man from the service "Husband for an hour" and specially breaks the faucet in his kitchen.

The Admirer (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:42

A story based on love between Anton Chekhov and a young writer Lidiya Avilova.

Petersburg: Only for Love (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:37

Petersburg. A Selfie comprises seven novellas about the beautiful city of St. Petersburg, Russia, shot by female directors. The film tells a story of a real, living and breathing city, rather than a mythical phantasm. Each novella tells its own story about love and loneliness, luck and hope.

Love with Disabilities (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:01

Unlucky lawyer pretends to be a disabled to get a job in the top corporation, which decides to dispossess the Disabled club of its building. Now the lawyer needs to choose between career and a girl from the Disabled club

Elastiko (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, crime, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:12

Matvey: a simple guy from a small province. What differentiates him from others are his physical attributes such as his strong legs, powerful lungs and an incredible endurance. He uses these talents to help his team win football matches but also takes advantage of his skills when it comes to small criminal adventures. This worries Dasha, his girlfriend, who tries to endlessly protect Matvey, whilst her friends are hopelessly attempting to persuade her to leave. After all, there are better options out there... Especially Vadim. Suddenly, Matvey receives an incredible offer: to go audition for a Premier League football club in Moscow. Not wanting to leave Dasha behind, he realizes he needs to obtain money for them to travel together.

Arrhythmia (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:35

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.

Temporary Difficulties (2018)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:20

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...

Ice (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:26

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.

Shadow of The Star (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, music
CountryRussia

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.

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Mommies 3 (2014)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryRussia
Duration01:32

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.

Russian South (2021)
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Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia

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!

Fate for Rent (2016)
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Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia, Ukraine

The main character Rita is kind and sweet young woman, who can’t say “no” and is ready to help anyone who asks, and therefore is constantly being used by her family and friends. Her sister Olga is pursuing a career, leaving her children to Rita; her love interest Vlad uses her by borrowing money and never giving it back, and also by getting Rita to do his work; Rita’s mother Nina is thinking only about her questionable business. Rita herself, while being a talented inventor of modern gadgets, is a freelance employee at an advertising company, where Olga is a creative director. Olga gets fame for all Rita’s inventions. One day, everything changes.

Stand (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Russia, Ukraine
Duration01:27

After taking a wrong turn in their car, a young gay Russian couple witnesses what they believe is a vicious gay bashing; their quandary over what to do about it propels them into ever more dangerous territory. For Anton, the burden of what they may have witnessed outweighs Vlad's fear of probing too deeply into the incident. When the police prove indifferent, Anton talks his skeptical lover into launching their own amateur investigation into the incident. Their risky search for the truth has unexpected - and grim - consequences in this suspenseful drama that comments on the ongoing mistreatment of LGBT people in Russia.

Success (2019)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia

What price are you willing to pay for success? Since childhood, dreaming of becoming a rock star Lisa comes an offer from America, and she leaves the family - husband Artem and little daughter Vita. They once dreamed to go to America to make music with Artyom, but after the birth of their daughter they had to forget about creativity. Now Artem raises her daughter alone, interrupted by odd jobs. Once he is forced to speak with covers of Russian pop music at corporate parties. He takes Vita with him, and she unexpectedly rescues his father — he sings a song for him, the words of which he does not know. Their extravagant performance hits the Internet, collects millions of views, and attracts the attention of a famous producer. He promises to make them true stars. But Vita does not want to be a star at all - she wants her mother to come back ...

Two Days (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:30

A two days from the life of Pyotr Drozdov, a highly ranked official from Moscow, which he spends with young museum employee Masha.

Archipelago (2021)
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Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia

The picture tells about the feat of Russian scientists who are sent to Svalbard as part of the Russian-Swedish expedition in order to measure the actual size and shape of the globe.

What Men Talk About (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:33

Four old friends - Kamil, Lesha, Sasha and Slava - all well-to-do professionals in their late 30s embarking on a two days road trip from Moscow to Odessa. They wish to escape the metropolis and the everyday routine of work, family and girlfriends to relax in a nightclub run by Slava's friend and to see the popular band B-2 show.

The Marathon of Desires (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia

Hoping to change her life, Marina, a small town girl, embarks on a journey to a life coaching event. But an unexpected delay at a St. Petersburg airport sends her on a 24 hour comedic spree, which may ultimately provide her with the key to her happiness.

The Jungle (2012)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:20

A comedy about funny adventures of the married couple on the remote island.

In the Autumn of the 41st (2016)
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Genremelodrama, adventure, family, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:58

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Horoscope for Good Luck (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:03

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

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 End of the Season (2019)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrethriller, melodrama
CountryRussia

Three sisters, who by the will of historical circumstances turned out to be outside of Russia, live in a small Baltic town. Just like the Chekhov sisters, they dream of returning to Moscow. But fate has other types of them.




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