TV series about the Russian mafia

TV series about the Russian mafia
List of the best TV series about the Russian mafia according to viewers: Wolf Trap, The Sopranos, Закон каменных джунглей, Gomorrah, McMafia, Brigada, The Wire, The Method, Hello again!, The Dead Lake.

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

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersKillers, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Justice, Weapons
PlaceRussia, Small towns

After faking his own death, notorious gangster Volkov (Wolf) retires overseas with a new identity. When his parents die in a car accident 20 years later, he secretly returns to his hometown and learns that the nephew of a local mobster is responsible for his parents’ death. After killing the man, a battle between the old-newcomer and local crime bosses unfolds.

Markimdb: 9.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersFamily, Mafia, Gangsters, Psychiatrists
PlotDeath, Family life
StylePopular, Worth watching, Atmospheric, Dark, Fascinating

The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home life and the criminal organization he heads. Those difficulties are often highlighted through his ongoing professional relationship with psychiatrist Jennifer Melfi. The show features Tony's family members and Mafia associates in prominent roles and story arcs, most notably his wife Carmela and his cousin and protégé Christopher Moltisanti.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:00
CharactersTeenagers
PlotAdventures
PlaceRussia

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Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, Germany
Duration00:50
CharactersMafia

Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzo, the obedient and self- confident right-hand man of the clan's godfather, Pietro Savastano.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:00
CharactersMafia, Rich, Businessmen, Traders
PlotRevenge, Death, Stock exchanges
StyleAction, Fascinating

Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend Rebecca. But when a murder forces his family's past to return to threaten them, Alex is drawn into the criminal underworld and must confront his values to protect those he loves.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration13:00
CharactersGangsters
PlotSurvival, Adventures
StylePopular

Brigada, also known as Law of the Lawless, is a Russian 15-episode crime mini-series that debuted in 2002. It became very popular, but received mixed reviews due to accusations in aestheticization of violence. The miniseries follows the story of four best friends from 1989 to 2000, mainly concentrating on the leader of the group, Sasha Belov.

Markimdb: 9.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersPolice, Mafia, Lesbians, Lawyers
StyleWorth watching, Atmospheric, Action

Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between good and evil are routinely obliterated.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:47
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Investigators
PlotLove, Revenge, Investigation, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Makes me think

The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is eager to get the internship with the glorious investigator but she could hardly expect the challenges she would face while working with Rodion. Together they investigate the cruelest crimes that took place in the history of Russian criminality.

Genrecomedy, crime
CountryRussia
CharactersGangsters
PlaceRussia

Animated comedy with Andrei Merzlikin about the adventures of the bandit Boris who rose from the dead. He awakens in the morgue and decides to reveal the secret of his own death, enlisting the help of a young medical trainee Artem. What is the avenger capable of, who has been in the other world and is eager to punish the killers? Boris is capable of a lot.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:16
CharactersInvestigators
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleAction

Experienced Moscow police officer Maksim Pokrovskiy is sent to Northern Russia to investigate the murder of the local Oligarch's daughter.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration00:52
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Rich
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Love triangle, Money, Power
PlaceRussia
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Forced to become an apprentice cop, cocky playboy Igor finds he's got a knack for police work. But his job soon takes him down a dark personal path.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration17:20

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Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Gangsters, Tough guys
PlaceEngland
StyleFor men, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecrime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration24:00

Карпов — культовый популярный российский телевизионный сериал от компании Dixi Media, спин-офф телесериалов «Глухарь» и «Пятницкий», рассказывающий о жизни персонажа сериала «Глухарь» - бывшего подполковника милиции Карповa.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration00:50
CharactersThe thieves

Mishka Yaponchik was a Ukrainian gangster, Jewish, lived in Odessa at the beginning of the XX century, the military leader of two thousand of gangsters and the prototype of Benia Krik in The "Odessa Tales" by Soviet Jewish writer Isaak Babel. Born Moisei Vinnitsky, Yaponchik ("the Japanese") was an exceptional and eccentric character. Hailed as the next Robin Hood, he established his own code of conduct forbidding the robbing of the poor and professional classes.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration02:13
CharactersMafia, Criminals
PlotMoney
StyleWorth watching

The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration00:45

A philanderer falls victim to an extortion scheme when four masked strangers demand restitution for his sins.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMafia

The hard-boiled saga of hair-trigger cop Lieutenant Mike Torello and his obsessive pursuit of ruthless gangster Ray Luca.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration10:30
CharactersGangsters
StylePopular

Liquidation is a highly popular Russian television series, which parallels the famous The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed with notable ethical shift. In the "Meeting Place", chief of criminal investigations Gleb Zheglov had a modus operandi "Thief must go to prison, no matter how I put him there". In Liquidation, chief of criminal investigations David Gotsman's motto has changed to "Thief must go to prison, but lawfully so". The stars of the film include famous Russian actors such as Vladimir Mashkov and Konstantin Lavronenko. Sergei Makovetsky had to replace Andrey Krasko, who died of heart attack during the filming.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Businessmen
PlotPolitics
StyleWorth watching, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the 1920s and 1930s. Nucky interacts with several historical figures in both his personal and political life, including mobsters, politicians, government agents, and the common folk who look up to him. The federal government also takes an interest in the bootlegging and other illegal activities in the area, sending agents to investigate possible mob connections but also looking at Nucky's lifestyle—expensive and lavish for a county political figure. Primetime Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and producer Terence Winter adapted the show from Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City, a book by Nelson Johnson about historical criminal kingpin Enoch L. Johnson.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecrime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:50

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Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Norway
Duration00:45
CharactersMafia, Gangsters

Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was intrigued by Lillehammer when he saw television images of the Winter Olympics in 1994, and therefore chooses to start his new life there. The transition from being a feared and respected gangster in New York, to become an unemployed immigrant in Norway, is not simple. Frank discovers that to get up and in the Norwegian rural society, he must resort to the old, ruthless methods. The spelling of the series title alludes to Tagliano's dog Lily, and the way that Frank and some other anglophones pronounce the town's name.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountrySweden
PlotRevenge

Arne Dahl - Misterioso A failed robbery attempt at Sydbanken outside Avesta leaves one robber lying dead with a dart through his eye, but there are no witnesses to the incident and no perpetrator is ever identified. In Stockholm, three high-profile businessmen are assassinated in a short period of time, and Jenny Hultin of National CID is assigned the task of putting together a special team to solve the case before the assassin strikes again.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration07:30

The action of the series takes place from 1938 to 1948 years, and covers key events of the era.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersJudges, Lawyers
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, By books

As a young associate, Mitchell McDeere brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which operated as a front for the Chicago mob—and his life was never the same. After a difficult decade, which included a stay in the Federal Witness Protection program, Mitch and his family now emerge from isolation to reclaim their lives and their future—only to find that past dangers are still lurking and new threats are everywhere.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Lawyers, Friends, Maids
PlotFBI, Mystery, Intrigue
StyleAtmospheric, Action

Set in 1959 Miami, Florida shortly after the Cuban Revolution, Magic City tells the story of Ike Evans, the owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, the Miramar Playa. Evans is forced to make an ill-fated deal with Miami mob boss Ben Diamond to ensure the success of his glitzy establishment.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration08:36
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Friends
PlotRevenge, Family life
StyleDark, Fascinating

Meet the Donnelly brothers: Tommy, Jimmy, Kevin and Sean. There is nothing these four Irish brothers wouldn't do to protect each other, and for them that means lying, cheating, stealing and, occasionally, calling the cops. Narrated by wannabe gangster Joey "Ice Cream," this gritty series bears witness to the Donnelly brothers' sudden involvement in organized crime, focusing on how they go from boys to mobsters, and showing how their new life affects their relationships with friends, family and lovers.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration10:12

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Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryItaly
Duration01:54
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotRevenge, Death, Shootouts
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

In 2008, a fight over land in a seaside town near Rome spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:08
CharactersFamily, Strong women
PlaceRussia

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