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on 18 Sep 2011 03:27

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Bratva - Films featuring the Russian Mafia

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1. Red Heat (1988)


Director: Walter Hill
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle, Ed O'Ross

Story: A Russian policeman and his temporary partner are sent after a Georgian drug dealer who has escaped while awaiting extradition in Chicago.

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2. Little Odessa (1994)


Director: James Gray
Cast: Tim Roth, Edward Furlong, Moira Kelly, Vanessa Redgrave

Story: The personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hitman for the Russian mafia in Brooklyn.

People who added this item 413  Average listal rating (285 ratings) 3.6  IMDB Rating 3.1 
3. Police Academy 7: Mission To Moscow (1994)


Director: Alan Metter
Cast: George Gaynes, Michael Winslow, David Graf, Leslie Easterbrook

Story: The Russian government hires the veterans of the Police Academy to help deal with the Mafia.

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4. Terminal Velocity (1994)


Director: Deran Sarafian
Cast: Charlie Sheen, Nastassja Kinski, James Gandolfini, Christopher McDonald

Story: A maverick skydiver and a former KGB agent team up to stop the Russian mafia from stealing gold.

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5. GoldenEye (1995)


Director: Martin Campbell
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean, Izabella Scorupco, Famke Janssen

Story: James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow agent believed to be dead.

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6. Ring of Fire 3: Lion Strike (1994)


Directors: Paul G. Volk and Joe Hart
Cast: Don 'The Dragon' Wilson, Marcus Aurelius, Timothy D. Baker, Natalie Barish

Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. Louie and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Kruskev use every bit of their cunning to trap Johnny and retrieve the disk.

People who added this item 173  Average listal rating (117 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.6 
7. First Strike (1996)


Director: Stanley Tong
Cast: Jackie Chan, Jackson Liu, Annie Wu, Bill Tung

Story: This installment of Chan's Police Story series has our hero trying to locate a missing nuclear warhead.

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8. Hollow Point (1996)


Director: Sidney J. Furie
Cast: Thomas Ian Griffith, Tia Carrere, John Lithgow, Donald Sutherland

Story: Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them.

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9. Maximum Risk (1996)

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10. Brother (1997)

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11. The Jackal (1997)

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12. The Saint (1997)

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13. Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998)

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14. Mama ne goryuy (1998)

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15. Rounders (1998)

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16. The Boondock Saints (1999)

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17. Rancid Aluminum (2000)

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18. Snatch (2000)

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19. The Quickie (2001)

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20. Sisters (2001)

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21. Training Day (2001)

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22. Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)

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23. Bad Boys II (2003)

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24. In Hell (2003)

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25. Mail Order Bride (2003)

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26. Quicksand (2003)

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27. Anthony Zimmer (2005)

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28. Be Cool (2005)

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29. Lord of War (2005)

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30. Bumer: Film vtoroy (2006)

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31. How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (2006)

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32. Running Scared (2006)

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33. Eastern Promises (2007)
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34. We Own the Night (2007)

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35. The Dark Knight (2008)
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36. RocknRolla (2008)
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37. Sweet Karma (2009)


 

The Russian mob has been around for a long time. But after the collapse of the former Soviet Union in 1991, the organized crime community in Russia came into its own. The underworld went above ground and thrived as it never did in the era of communism. There had been an American-Russian mob in Brooklyn since the 1970s, but in the early 1990s New York City saw an influx of fresh mobsters from Russia and some of the breakaway republics.

Like the crime families of the American Mafia, the Russian Mafia is not a monolith but rather a loose confederation of crime outfits. This makes them difficult to track and adept at moving from crime to crime. And though their presence in America is on the rise, their hold over Russia is staggering.

- The Everything Mafia Book by Scott M. Deitche

Story synopses from IMDB.

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at May 9 15:07
Thanks :)
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Jul 20 22:38
Nice & Interesting theme for a list!
Posted: 1 year, 3 months ago at Jul 31 23:24
Thank you! :) Now if only I could get this finished someday :D

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