7.3/10
2,801
7 user 27 critic

The Major (2013)

Mayor (original title)
In the car accident, a policeman accidentally killed a child. Others policemen tries to hush up the case.

Director:

Yuriy Bykov

Writer:

Yuriy Bykov
Reviews
8 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

To Live! (2010)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An ordinary hunter accidentally helps a criminal to escape from his accomplices. Two completely different men tries to reach the distant city, but the price for life will be truly terrifying.

Director: Yuriy Bykov
Stars: Vladislav Toldykov, Denis Shvedov, Sergey Belyaev
The Fool II (2014)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Dima Nikitin is an ordinary honest plumber who suddenly decides to face the corrupt system of local politics in order to save the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dormitory, which is about to collapse.

Director: Yuriy Bykov
Stars: Artyom Bystrov, Natalya Surkova, Yuriy Tsurilo
The Factory (2018)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When a factory is bound to close, a group of workers decides to take action against the owner.

Director: Yuriy Bykov
Stars: Denis Shvedov, Andrey Smolyakov, Vladislav Abashin
Nachalnik (2009)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two burglars enter a summer house. They should have checked to whom it belonged.

Director: Yuriy Bykov
Stars: Yuriy Bykov, Aleksandr Golubkov, Andrey Bulatov
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Hoping to claim his newly vacated apartment, a young man travels across Russia with his aging gangster father to admit him into a nursing home.

Director: Aleksandr Khant
Stars: Evgeniy Tkachuk, Aleksey Serebryakov, Andrey Smirnov
Cargo 200 (2007)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer gone mad.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov
Stars: Agniya Kuznetsova, Aleksey Poluyan, Leonid Gromov
Arrhythmia (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A paramedic devoted to his patients struggles to make time for his wife who begins to believe his patients are more important to him than she is.

Director: Boris Khlebnikov
Stars: Aleksandr Yatsenko, Irina Gorbacheva, Nikolay Shrayber
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The ordinary troubles of the ordinary teacher in the ordinary class during the ordinary midlife crisis.

Director: Aleksandr Veledinskiy
Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Elena Lyadova, Aleksandr Robak
Living (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A mother wants to reunite with her twin daughters. A young couple marry in church, but immediately after the ceremony, God - or maybe the Devil, or maybe Blind Fate - tests their love in ... See full summary »

Director: Vasiliy Sigarev
Stars: Olga Lapshina, Marina Gavrilova, Sasha Gavrilova
Brother (1997)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An ex-soldier with a personal honor code enters the family crime business in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov
Stars: Sergey Bodrov, Viktor Sukhorukov, Svetlana Pismichenko
Brother 2 (2000)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Arriving in Moscow, Danila discovers Konstantin dead and he sets out to avenge his death; a journey that leads him to Chicago and a whole new experience.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov
Stars: Sergey Bodrov, Viktor Sukhorukov, Sergey Makovetskiy
War (2002)
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

During the bloody war in Chechnya, a British couple and two Russian soldiers are taken hostage by Chechen rebels. Two of the hostages are then released to bring the money for the British woman who is forced to wait for the ransom.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov
Stars: Aleksey Chadov, Ian Kelly, Ingeborga Dapkunaite
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Denis Shvedov ... Sergey Sobolev
Yuriy Bykov ... Pavel Korshunov - Pasha
Irina Nizina Irina Nizina ... Irina Gutorova
Ilya Isaev Ilya Isaev ... Anatoly Merkulov
Dmitriy Kulichkov Dmitriy Kulichkov ... Gutorov
Boris Nevzorov ... Aleksey Pavlovich Pankratov
Kirill Polukhin Kirill Polukhin ... Burlakov
Pavel Basov Pavel Basov ... Ensign
Vladislav Toldykov Vladislav Toldykov ... Dump truck driver
Edit

Storyline

That day Sergey Sobolev, police officer, is driving to the hospital where his wife is about to give birth to their child. High from happiness, he's driving too fast and when he sees a boy on a passage walk, it's too late. The boy died, and now the major has only two options: go to prison or conceal his crime and stay free. All the characters in this film have to choose - to cross or not to cross the line, when the price for your choice is life... yours and of the ones you love. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

8 August 2013 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Major See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ale Kino+, Ale Kino+ See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Remade as Seven Seconds (2018) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Crime and Corruption
29 September 2013 | by corrosion-2See all my reviews

A police sergeant, driving at high speed to hospital to witness his wife's child delivery, causes a fatal accident. A corrupt colleague who arrives on the scene (a terrific performance by the director Yuri Bykov), offers him two choices: make an honest report and damage your career or we will help you blame it on the other driver (a woman whose child was killed in the accident). There follows a gripping thriller which poses serious moral questions. The Major packs a heavy punch and Yuri Bykov is obviously a name to watch. An atmospheric, beautifully acted film with direction, photography and editing to match. A real find and highly recommended.


35 of 44 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed