Russian movies of melodrama

List of the best Russian movies of melodramas selected by visitors to our site: (UN)Ideal Man, Streltsov, Hotel Belgrade, Guests, To the End of the World, Lost Together, Dream Team, До Нового года осталось…, Success, Piter by Kasta.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

(UN)Ideal Man (2020)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Happiness, Love
StyleWomens 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.

    Streltsov (2020)
    Genremelodrama, sport
    PlotRivalry, On real events

      By the age of twenty, Eduard Streltsov has everything one can dream of: talent, fame and love. He is the rising star of Soviet football. The whole country, with bated breath, expects victory from the national team at the upcoming World Cup where Streltsov is to face the great Brazilian football player Pelé. However, two days before the departure of the team, the sportsman’s enemies manage to destroy his career. When the door to big sport seems to be closed for good, Streltsov has to re-enter the field and prove that he is a true champion who is worth everybody’s love.

      Hotel Belgrade (2020)
      Markimdb: 6.2
      Genrecomedy, melodrama
      PlotLove, Fight

        Pasha, a Serbian womanizer and entertainer, owns a luxurious hotel in Belgrade. He lives carelessly until one day he accidentally breaks a mafia kingpin’s new collectable that is worth a few million. To cover the debt the mafia kingpin makes Pasha marry his daughter. While the girl is preparing to marry the charming hotelier, Pasha by chance meets his Russian love Dasha, who he has not seen for four years. Their love is about to flare up in the romantic atmosphere of the ancient city… if not for the future father-in-law, a real husband, a blind grandad, and a friend with no money.

        Guests (2019)
        Mark7 (imdb: 3.8)
        Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama

          Young Katya meets a merry company of visiting guys who have a specific entertainment - to organize parties in other people's empty houses. And Katya knows the right place: an old country house on the coast, the owner of which left for a long time. The secluded house, in which the spiritualist salon was at the beginning of the last century, seems to everyone an excellent option. Alarming, even the terrible abandonment of this place does not frighten anyone ... In the midst of the party, someone whom Katya never expected to see appears: the mysterious master of the house ... The man she loved. A man in the grip of otherworldly forces.

          To the End of the World (2019)
          Mark5 (imdb: 5.7)
          Genrecomedy, melodrama
          PlotLove, Relationship, Adventure

            A young boy is looking for his girlfriend in the city of Vladivostok.

            Lost Together (2019)
            Markimdb: 3.3
            Genrecomedy, melodrama
            CharactersJournalists, Reporters
            PlaceUninhabited island, Mansions

              Novice journalist Nina, in pursuit of a sensation, goes to an uninhabited island where, according to rumors, a millionaire lives a reclusive. The launch with a film crew falls into a terrible storm, and Nina regains consciousness on the deserted shore. Fortunately, this is the island that she needed, which means that she was in the safe hands of the young and handsome hero of her report. But only Nina still does not suspect that in fact it is her colleague, a local journalist who just needed a hot topic, and he invented it. And he doesn’t understand anything about survival ...

              Dream Team (2019)
              Mark6 (imdb: 4)
              Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family
              PlotLove, Basketball
              PlaceSchool, Japan

                The amazing story of sports commentator Stepan Vershinin, which loses its prestigious place on television. In search of a new job, he becomes part of unusual competitions.

                До Нового года осталось… (2019)
                Genrecomedy, melodrama

                  New Year is a kind of milestone, the moment of summing up, making decisions. New Year is a new beginning, time to dream, make wishes and wait for miracles ... While all of Moscow is buying up gifts and decorating Christmas trees, Denis is desperately trying to manage to open the bar by December 31 and prove his worth to his father. Irina is more and more immersed in work, trying not to notice either the decorated office, or the approaching holidays, or her own loneliness. Nastya is a first-year student, all alone in a strange Moscow, misses her mother, works in a cafe and, smiling with all her strength, brings people joy and coffee. Sveta is Snegurochka, and to whom, how could she not be happy about the New Year and give others a festive mood, but she’s not going smoothly either: her beloved husband is completely immersed in the world of computer games and does not notice either his son, or Sveta, or reality.

                  Success (2019)
                  Markimdb: 4.6
                  Genrecomedy, melodrama
                  StyleTouching, Soulful, Light, Disturbing, Fascinating

                    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 ...

                    Piter by Kasta (2018)
                    Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama

                      Four stories about Saint Petersburg through the eyes of ordinary guys who have seen a lot on their path, but have not betrayed themselves. The film casts famous Russian hip-hop band KASTA.

                      Ice (2018)
                      Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.9)
                      Genremelodrama, drama, sport
                      PlotSports, Figure Skating, Hockey
                      StyleInspirational, To cry, 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.

                        Without Me (2018)
                        Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.6)
                        Genremelodrama, drama
                        PlotLove, Death

                          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.

                          Dovlatov (2018)
                          Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
                          Genremelodrama, drama
                          CountryRussia, Poland, Serbia
                          CharactersWriters, Artists
                          PlaceSt. Petersburg, Russia

                            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.

                            Elephants Can Play Football (2018)
                            Markimdb: 6.5
                            PlotLove, Love with age difference

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

                              My Life (2018)
                              PlotLove, Dreams, Relationship, Sports, Happiness, Soccer
                              StyleBright, Vivid

                                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?

                                Temporary Difficulties (2018)
                                Mark10 (imdb: 3.1)
                                Genremelodrama, drama
                                CharactersMothers, Fathers
                                PlotSuccess, Relationship, Hatred
                                PlaceSchool, Forest, Russia

                                  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...

                                  Осколки (2018)

                                    В семье известного бизнесмена Олега Прокопьева скандал: младшая дочь Варвара не является родной ни ему, ни его жене Анне. Выясняется, что медсестра в роддоме перепутала детей, чьи фамилии отличались всего на одну букву: одновременно с Варварой Прокопьевой на свет появилась Александра Прокофьева. Спустя 15 лет правда открывается, и судьба сталкивает Олега с Марией, матерью Александры. Перед обеими семьями встает вопрос — как быть дальше? Героям придется пройти через множество испытаний, выбирая между долгом и тем, что велит сердце, сталкиваясь с трудностями и неожиданностями, переживая возвращение старых проблем и справляясь с некстати разгорающимися чувствами.

                                    Anna Karenina Musical (2018)
                                    Genremelodrama, musical
                                    PlotLove, Death, Relationship, Intrigue

                                      A STORY OF DUTY, DESIRE, AND DESPAIR. Beautiful noblewoman, Anna Karenina, lives with her respected husband and loving son. She encounters the dashing Count Vronsky among Moscow's high society and their undeniable attraction for each other forever changes the landscape of Anna's seemingly perfect world - Experience Tolstoy's classic like never before with the live-performance film of Anna Karenina the Musical.

                                      Middleground (2017)
                                      Mark6 (imdb: 3.9)
                                      Genremelodrama, drama
                                      CountryRussia, USA
                                      PlotHappiness, Dreams
                                      PlaceRussia, USA

                                        Him and her. A husband and a wife staying in a cozy hotel where you can come for just a couple of days with a risk to get stuck forever. It is so easy to get trapped in the daily routine. Indeed, nothing is more permanent than the temporary. Their time is like a flat circle. He has his phone calls and business meetings. She is wrapped in her dreams and doubts. All reactions are predictable, all conversations are learnt by heart. An endless LP record of life keeps playing again and again repeating itself. But a few things can break this tune, like a scratch on the record, a crack on a wine glass, a sudden glance or a meeting with a stranger. And then you know: tomorrow will come soon. Any moment something can go wrong, throw you off course, and force you to make a choice.

                                        The Bird (2017)
                                        Mark9 (imdb: 5.6)
                                        Genremelodrama, music
                                        CharactersSingers, Friends
                                        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.