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: Neophyte, Chernobyl, Russian Beauty, Fartsa, Krik sovy, Оттепель, The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed, 80's, Once Upon a Time in Rostov, Intercessors.

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

Genre
Country
Neophyte (2017)
Mark
Genredrama, adventure, detective, history
CountryRussia

April 1958. Maria Krapivina, a graduate of the law faculty of Leningrad University, Department of criminal procedure and criminalistics, is assigned to the UGRO of the Central district police Department. Just a girl, an excellent student, the daughter of intelligent parents falls into a team consisting of rough and experienced operatives who have passed the war. On the first day, Masha wants to quit. But she gets her hands on information about a traitor in the Department associated with a large and audacious gang. Masha decides that it is her duty to stay and uncover the "mole". And also to prove that it is worth something. Everyone falls under suspicion, including the head of the Opera Department of the Swedes ,the "uncouth lout", with whom Masha unexpectedly falls in love, and every day more and more..

Chernobyl (2019)
Markimdb: 9.4
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:56

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.

Russian Beauty (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration09:00

The beauty of a simple country girl Katerina Panova conquered the world. She became the face of Soviet fashion of the 60s and the first fashion model recognized in the West. Paris and Prague applauded the Russian beauty, the press called it "the national treasure of the USSR", and at home Soviet reality, envy, intrigue, jealousy and tragic love awaited her.

Fartsa (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration02:46

An epic saga which takes place over a long time span from 1961 to 1991. From the midpoint of the story we view the friendship of four boys. In season main heroes are in their 20's, they are childhood friends, and for the sake of their friendship they are ready to sacrifice anything. Everyone has their own dreams, but their circumstances will take them on a difficult path and they will be forced into all kinds of underground economic dealings in the early 60s. And, worst of all - they are successful in this business. And the more successful they are, the further they get from their real dreams.

Krik sovy (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecrime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:50

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Оттепель (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration00:55

The series is set in 1961. Cameraman Viktor Khrustalyov is in a difficult situation; he is suspected of being involved in the death of his friend, talented screenwriter Kostya Parshin, who committed suicide during a drinking-bout. The authorities try to put Khrustalyov in prison by any means. Viktor needs to shoot the comedy "The Girl and the Brigadier" in order to get permission to make the film "Shards" after the wonderful scenario left from his deceased screenwriter friend. Young director Yegor Myachin wants to adаpt this screenplay. Khrustalyov arranges him as a trainee to the venerable director Krivitsky for a comedy. In the same film act Khrustalev's ex-wife Inga and his young sweetheart Maryana, with whom Yegor Myachin is also in love.

The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed (1979)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration05:59

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80's (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration00:25

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Once Upon a Time in Rostov (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration17:20

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Intercessors (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryRussia

1966. Nina Metlitskaya, a young lawyer, is moving from a small-scale legal consultation in the far Moscow region to Branch No. 1 — the strongest law office of the Soviet Union. Now she has to prove that she was not here by chance.

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Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryRussia

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.

Breaking Point (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43

"Breaking Point" is a dramatic tale of corruption and self-realization, in which one man has to overcome a deep-seated conspiracy and his own lingering past in order to gain the redemption he desires.

Pioneer One (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA

Pioneer One is a 2010 American web series produced by Josh Bernhard and Bracey Smith. It has been funded purely through donations, and is the first series created for and released on BitTorrent networks.

The Assets (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller
CountryUSA

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.

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

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The Game (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00

"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

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.

Krepkaya Bronya (2020)
Mark
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia

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Chikatilo (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia

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Motylki (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUkraine
Duration03:20

It's April of 1986. Pripyat, Ukraine. A core meltdown occurred at Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Power Plant. Over thirty people died during the blast but the estimated death toll as a result of the radiation fallout will reach a four-digit number. This accident will be considered the world’s largest ecological disaster. Set at ground zero of a catastrophe, this film will reveal the details of the Chernobyl event. The shocking news of the explosion at the nuclear plant has spread, as the world watched the tragedy in fear and confusion. Hearts went out to those who displayed selfless courage and integrity in the initial efforts to stabilize the reactor power. But some were too busy being in love to notice what had just happened in nearby Chernobyl. The disaster has faded into the background... This is an account of love and loss, bravery and supernatural stoicism in the face of unbeatable odds.

The Master and Margarita (2005)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration08:20

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.




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