Russian movies of melodrama

List of the best Russian movies of melodramas selected by visitors to our site: With Left Hand Only, Silent Souls, Ice, Arrhythmia, The Marathon of Desires, The Silver Skates, Crimean Bridge. Made With Love!, Motherland, The Three, Lucky Trouble.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:02
CharactersBachelors
PlotSupernatural, Fate, Ghosts
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleLight, Cute

A successful sculptor and life-loving womanizer Max has never had a serious relationship in his life, until... his right hand gets possessed by the spirit of a young woman who hates his guts. While trying to get out of this predicament, the two strikingly different people are forced to share a body and a life.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:15
CharactersPhotographers, Friends, Poets
PlotDeath, Water, Love triangle
PlaceRussia
TimeHoneymoon
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious

Present days. A man and his companion go on a journey to cremate the dead body of the former beloved wife, on a riverbank in the area where they spent their honeymoon.

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:35
CharactersDoctors, Family, Alcoholics, Nurses
PlotDeath, Birthday, Snow, Divorce
PlaceRussia, Hospitals, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Sad ones

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
CharactersGirlfriends
PlotFulfillment of desires, Relationship, Happiness, Meaning of life
PlaceRussia, St. Petersburg
StyleLight, Deep Meaning, Womens in main roles

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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
CharactersGangsters
PlotLove
StyleLight, To cry

1899, the Christmas-time St.Petersburg. Ice-covered rivers and canals of the capital seethe with festive activities. On the eve of the new century those who should not be destined to meet, come together. They are people from different worlds: Matvey, the son of a lamplighter, whose only treasure is his silver-plated skates; Alice is the daughter of a high-ranking official dreaming of science. Each of them has his own difficult life-story, but having accidentally met they rush forward together in pursuit of their dreams.

Markimdb: 1.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
PlotLove
PlaceRussia
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

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Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
StyleFascinating

The story of several Russian emigrants who moved abroad forever. Despite the complete change of scenery and immersion in another culture, they cannot get rid of their love for their motherland, no matter how hard they try.

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Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia

A husband, a wife and another woman. Only three are in the frame.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family, sport
CountryRussia
Duration01:37
CharactersStreet children
PlotWedding

Who said you have to win to be a champion? Slava Kolotiloff, a schoolteacher from a sleepy seaside town by the name of "Fingers" comes to conquer Moscow with the manuscript to his first novel in hand. But instead, quite by accident, he conquers the heart of a beauty named Nadia (Milla Jovovich). As their wedding approaches, Slava needs only to quit his job and tie up loose ends back in "Fingers" before returning to Moscow to start a new life with his new bride. But due to a number of bizarre circumstances he is unable to leave and back in the big city, the wedding goes on regardless as Nadia has to fend off the attentions of her ex-boyfriend Danya, who seems ready to do whatever it takes to win her back.

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Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia

Five different stories about women - their loved ones, passion, family and what they really want in life.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:30

Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a ratings company, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman. An old friend of his, Yuri Grigorievich Samokhvalov, who gets appointed assistant director, wants to make Novoseltsev the manager but encounters objections from Ludmila Prokopievna Kalugina, the director. Samokhvalov then advises Novoseltsev to lightly hit on the boss. Ironically, Novoseltsev and Kalugina fall in love with each other...

Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:20
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Chase
PlaceJungle, Islands, Uninhabited island, Russia
StyleRomantic, Light

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

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Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
CharactersFamily
StyleLight, Fascinating

The Trifonov family lives in a small town. Vladimir, Nadezhda and their two sons Romka and Pashka. Once Pashka with a group of factory workers goes to Moscow on an excursion. After his return, the parents notice that the son has become more withdrawn, taciturn, often absent somewhere. The parents soon find out that the son is dating a woman fifteen years older than him. And the chosen one also has three children. Parents begin to fight for their son, crushing and breaking the newly born love. But, after a while, both realize what a terrible mistake they made.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:21
CharactersInterns
StyleLight, To cry

A big mall security guard becomes friend with the attractive woman. The only problem: he doesn't know yet that she is a mall owner.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, music
CountryRussia
CharactersMusicians, Rappers, Bodyguards
PlotLove, Music, 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.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:28
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceRussia

Eighteen-year-old Vasya Tikhonova is travelling with her parents to a medical resort near Moscow, seeking treatment. She has a congenital heart defect, and her mother has always been overprotective. But when the Tikhonov family arrives, a murder is committed at the resort. And within seven days, Vasya’s life will change dramatically. She will meet her first love, she will take a big risk fighting for it, and she will make a discovery that is scary, but grants her freedom.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:31
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Contests
PlaceRussia
StyleMakes me think

One sunny day the owner of a successful veterinary clinic Nikita learns that the terminally ill. He has no idea that this medical mistake, and seriously thinking: who takes care of his beautiful wife, children, and business? .. And then comes into his head the idea that, sadly, it seems, it is time to look for a replacement.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:42
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceChechnya
StyleAction, Soulful, Heavy

A young man who was raised in a children's home wants to go to the Chechen war. He believes in his heart that he belongs there and that in those difficult conditions he will make himself visible. After the training, Alexander enters the elite troops of the special forces and leaves for the harsh ordeals that wait for him in the war. He doesn't change his principles and manifests himself as a hero, who won't be a traitor, even if his life depends on it. The concepts of real friendship, love and honor are eternal values. After overcoming all hardships and learning the pain of loss, he finds his love and a home, where they will wait for him, where he comes home to from the war...

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, music
CountryRussia
StyleLight

The whole life of the recent provincials, and now Muscovite Katie - one continuous selfie with a series of celebrities. Any intrigues for the sake of likes, any exploits in the name of “star instagram” status. But, the number of subscribers is still not enough and for the sake of the cherished goal, she goes to St. Petersburg to take a selfie with a mysterious artist who hides her identity, and thereby blow up the Internet. And at this time at the airport, a respectable stranger asks Katya to hand over the usual envelope to an unknown recipient ...

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia, Poland, Serbia
Duration01:29
CharactersArtists, Writers, Friends, Artists
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Art, Political, Freedom
PlaceRussia, USSR, St. Petersburg
StyleAtmospheric, Serious

Dovlatov charts six days in the life of brilliant, ironic writer who saw far beyond the rigid limits of 70s Soviet Russia. Sergei Dovlatov fought to preserve his own talent and decency with poet and writer Joseph Brodsky while watching his artist friends get crushed by the iron-willed state machinery.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:01
PlotLove, Investigation, Mystery, Death, Love triangle
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

Two girls, who used to be in love with the same man, are starting to get texts and other mysterious messages after his death, and the only person, who could’ve possibly sent them, is him. The messages from the gone man send two rivals to the south of the country, when they have two unravel the mystery of their mutual loved one, understand themselves and deal with their own past.

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.

Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:30
PlaceVillage

A story about two very different sisters who are forced to trade places.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:50
CharactersFriends, Orphans
PlotLove, War, Survival
PlaceRussia, USSR
StyleFascinating

By miracle he avoided death and returns to the house where he was born. In the house now lives the love of his life. But the hope for happiness turns sour with a terrible discovery: his beloved is the daughter of his enemy.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:37
PlotLove
PlaceRussia, St. Petersburg
StyleFascinating

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.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryRussia
Duration01:32
PlotLove, Holidays
PlaceRussia
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.

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Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:30
PlotLove
PlaceRussia

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Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
PlaceRussia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Five school friends seek adventure on Halloween night in an abandoned, haunted mine, only to find to their horror that the ghostly rumors may be true as they fight for survival.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genremelodrama, music
CountryRussia
Duration02:14
CharactersFriends, Singers
PlaceRussia, Hospitals

"Oleg Ptitsyn Died", "Oleg Ptitsyn In Jail" - headlines in all the newspapers and magazines about the famous rock musician. Actually he is undergoing treatment in one of city hospitals. Kate, a teenage girl from the same hospital, which neglects all the doctors and even her own mother becomes his companion in misfortune. Oleg decides to help the girl to get well and love life.





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