TV series about the USSR

TV series about the USSR
List of the best TV series about the USSR, selected by visitors of our site: Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes, Chernobyl, The Game, Пищеблок, The Master and Margarita, За час до рассвета, The Assets, Krepkaya Bronya, Chikatilo, Spartacus.

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

Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryRussia
CharactersStrong women
PlotLife, Power, Women's rights
PlaceUSSR
StyleWomen in the lead roles

The year is 1930. In a small Tartar village, a woman named Zuleikha watches as her husband is murdered by communists. Zuleikha herself is sent into exile, enduring a horrendous train journey to a remote spot on the Angara River in Siberia. Conditions in the camp are tough, and many of her group do not survive the first difficult winter. As she gradually settles into a routine, Zuleikha starts to get to know her companions. The eclectic group includes a rather dotty doctor, an artist who paints on the sly, and Ignatov, Zuleikha's husband's killer. A screen version of the best-selling novel by Guzel Yakhina.

Chernobyl (2019)
Markimdb: 9.4
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:56
CharactersScientists
PlotDisasters, Politics, Self-sacrifice
PlaceUSSR, Forest, Russia, Ukraine, Restricted areas
TimeDark ones
StylePopular, Short, Worth watching, Atmospheric, Based on real events

The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

The Game (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersSpy
PlaceUSSR, England
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

"The Game" is a 1970s Cold War spy thriller set in the world of espionage. It tells the story of the invisible war fought by MI5 as it battles to protect the nation from the threats of the Cold War.

Пищеблок (2021)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryRussia
CharactersVampire, Childrens
PlotInvestigation, Relationship, Mystery, Rest, Riddles
PlaceUSSR, Russia, Summer camp

While the whole country is watching the 1980 Olympics, strange things are happening at one summer camp on the Volga river. Children mysteriously disappear at night, and then return - but not at all the same as before. Carried away by summer freedom and each other, the counselors do not notice how scary urban myths come to life, and the camp leadership pretends that everything is in order. Two boys take it upon themselves to figure out the mysteries. To begin with, they have to figure out if there is at least someone left in the camp who can be trusted.

The Master and Margarita (2005)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration08:20
PlotMystery, Death
PlaceUSSR, Russia, Psychiatric hospitals

The Master and Margarita is a Russian television production of Telekanal Rossiya, based on the novel The Master and Margarita, written by Soviet writer Mikhail Bulgakov between 1928 and 1940. Vladimir Bortko directed this adaptation and was also its screenwriter.

За час до рассвета (2021)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Criminals
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSSR

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The Assets (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersSpy, CIA
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSSR, Russia, USA
StyleAction, By books

1985 serves as the backdrop to the final showdown of the Cold War when Sandy and her partner Jeanne Vertefeuille vowed to find the mole that would turn out to be the most notorious traitor in US History, Aldrich Ames. Sandy is in a race against time to save the Soviet intelligence officers from being caught and killed. Living her own double life at home, this beautiful wife and mother vowed to stop at nothing until she uncovered the truth.

Krepkaya Bronya (2020)
Mark
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
CharactersMilitary, Tankers, Soldier
PlotWar, Second world war, Tanks
PlaceUSSR

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Chikatilo (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Killers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceUSSR, Russia
StyleDark

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Spartacus (2010)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:52
CharactersGladiators
PlaceRoman Empire
StylePopular, Worth watching, For men

Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.

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The Pale Horse (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersWitches
PlotInvestigation, Death, Curses
PlaceHospitals, England
StyleBy books

After a list of names is found in the shoe of a dead woman, one of the named people begins investigating and is drawn to the The Pale Horse, the home of a trio of rumored witches living in a small village. Word has it that the witches can do away with wealthy relatives using dark arts.

Intruders (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:45
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Death, Missing people, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Action, By books, Fascinating

Members of a secret society chase immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.

Chambers (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersFamily
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Investigation, Death, Self-sacrifice
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating

Consumed by the mystery surrounding the donor heart that saved her life, a young patient starts taking on sinister characteristics of the deceased.

Backstrom (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating

Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city's most sensitive and serious cases, he must solve each crime as he tries, and fails, to change his own self-destructive behavior. Based on renowned Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W. Persson’s hit series of books of the same name.

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersWitches, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Mystery
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Rooted in the conflict between characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and others allied with the Devil, this saga explores an exciting mix of the supernatural and the combustible reality of 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with Mexican-American folklore and social tension.

Paris Police 1900 (2021)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, detective, history
CountryFrance
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation
PlaceParis, France

Paris, France, 1899. The corpse of an unknown woman is found in the river Seine. The investigation will push a young ambitious inspector to discover a heavy state secret.

Deep Water (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:46
CharactersSerial killers, Friends
PlotTreason, betrayal, Investigation, Mystery, Fate
PlaceSmall towns
StyleRomantic, Fascinating

Follow three women as they each make life-changing mistakes regarding their children and husbands, which lead to unpredictable criminal consequences. Based on Paula Daly's best selling novel, Windermere.

Code 404 (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersPolice
PlotArtificial Intelligence
PlaceEngland

In the near future, an undercover Detective Inspector gunned down and killed during a botched sting is brought back via an experimental Artificial Intelligence project. Full of glitches, he’s got to track down the person who shot him, prove himself as a cop so as not to get shut down, and save his marriage and his friendship, all with his partner Carver to boot.

Sefirin Kizi (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountryTurkey
PlotLove, Fate
StyleLovely, To cry, Touching

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Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
PlotFate, Women's rights
PlaceUSA
StyleWomen in the lead roles, Makes me think

This limited series chronicles the incredible true story of Madam C.J. Walker, who was the first African American self-made millionaire.




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