Most Popular Russian Politics Movies and TV Shows
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Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary
A documentary on the unrest in Ukraine during 2013 and 2014, as student demonstrations supporting European integration grew into a violent revolution calling for the resignation of President Viktor F. Yanukovich.
2. Rasputin (1981)
104 min | Biography, Drama, History
Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
3. Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1958)
Not Rated | 88 min | Biography, History
As Ivan the Terrible attempts to consolidate his power by establishing a personal army, his political rivals, the Russian boyars, plot to assassinate their Tsar.
4. Les possédés (1988)
116 min | Drama
This story begins in 1870 at a little town somewhere in Russia. It processed the real "Nyecsajev story". A group of young revolutionists wanna ruin the system with violence. They think this... See full summary »
5. The Rape of Europa (2006)
Unrated | 117 min | Documentary, History, War
The story of Nazi Germany's plundering of Europe's great works of art during World War II and Allied efforts to minimize the damage.
6. Spinning Boris (2003)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
7. Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Follows the court case of three members of the Russian feminist punk protest group Pussy Riot after their performance in a Russian Orthodox cathedral.
8. On vam ne Dimon (2017)
50 min | Documentary
Don't call him Dimon is a 2017 Russian documentary film about the corrupt affairs of Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. According to the film, Dmitry Medvedev has stolen property estimated to be worth about $1.2 billion.
75 min | Documentary, History
A documentary about Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, arrested by the Russian FSB in Crimea and sentenced to 20 years in prison on contrived charges.
10. Khodorkovsky (2011)
Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Khodorkovsky, the richest Russian, challenges President Putin. A fight of the titans begins. Putin warns him. But Khodorkovsky comes back to Russia knowing that he will be imprisoned, once ... See full summary »
Votes: 872 | Gross: $0.03M
11. The Term (2014)
83 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
The film is a view from the inside on how it is to be in opposition in Russia of Putin. Attempts, mistakes, political tricks, seen through the eyes of the opposition leaders.
12. Putin's Kiss (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama
Masha Drokova joins Nashi, a Russian ultra nationalist youth group, at the age of 16 and rapidly ascends its ranks, famously garnering a medal and the opportunity to kiss Vladimir Putin. The film details her growing disillusion with the group's leaders and her falling in with the anti-Putin opposition, especially a journalist and blogger named Oleg Kashin, who gets brutally attacked.
Votes: 662 | Gross: $0.01M
13. Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File (2007)
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary
This documentary follows ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko from his forced exile from Russia, to his death from poisoning in November of 2006.
Votes: 332 | Gross: $0.00M
15. East/West - Sex & Politics (2008)
97 min | Documentary
Both in 2006 and 2007, the Gay Pride Parade attempts in Moscow are violently beaten down. For many observers, the attitude towards the sexual minorities seems to be the litmus test of the ... See full summary »
17. Imperator, kotoryy znal svoyu sudbu (2010)
52 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Author systematized the little-known facts of the biography of the last Russian Emperor Nicolai II. For example: in September, 1896, during Nicolai's visit to the Great Britain, Prince of ... See full summary »
18. The Russian Soul (2014)
72 min | Documentary, Drama, History
Russia is a highly developed, wired, and educated nation, but endures third-world levels of corruption and a repressive, autocratic government. Many Russians explain this paradox by citing ... See full summary »
19. Miroporyadok (2015)
107 min | Documentary
The documentary film by journalist Vladimir Solovyev "World order", based on an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Several interviews of Vladimir Putin were used in the film, ... See full summary »
22. Boris Godunov (1982 TV Movie)
181 min | Music
Universally acknowledged as the greatest of all Russian operas, this is a faithful and often dazzling production of the standard Rimsky-Korsakov version taped "live" at the Bolshoi in 1978.... See full summary »
24. Zima, ukhodi! (2012)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Ten young directors did not part from their cameras for two months. The result was a chronicle of Russia's winter protests.
Directors: Elena Khoreva, Denis Klebleev, Dmitriy Kubasov, Askold Kurov, Nadezhda Leonteva, Anna Moiseenko, Madina Mustafina, Zosya Rodkevich, Anton Seregin, Aleksei Zhiryakov | Stars: Matvei Krylov, Olga Romanova, Boris Nemtsov, Alexei Navalny
Unreported World (2000– )
Russia: Putin's Family Values
25 min | Documentary
The Russian Orthodox Church is at the forefront of a new movement combining religion and nationalism and has forged close ties with President Putin. But is it also responsible for a wave of intolerance?
Vice News (2013– )
Sochi 2014: Mountains of Money
The Olympics are as much about money as they are about sports. Between merchandising, sponsorships, broadcasting rights, and construction of the Olympic venues themselves, there's a lot of ... See full summary »
Star: Simon Ostrovsky