Top Russian Movies and TV Shows on Hulu

Richard WessJune 19, 2023

Hulu has very little Russian content. In fact, the streaming service severed all ties with Russian film studios and media aggregators back in 2015.

As of March 2023, here are the top Russian movies and TV shows available for streaming on Hulu. There is not a lot. And so, to further explore Russian film and TV, please also check out Russian Film Hub –  the internet’s definitive encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet cinema.

Sputnik Russia movie

Sputnik (2020)

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Sputnik is a gripping sci-fi thriller set during the height of the Cold War. Tatyana, a renowned Soviet psychologist is called in by the Red Army to investigate a troubled cosmonaut, Konstantin, who has just returned from a failed space mission.

Tatyana soon finds that she has walked into a terrible conspiracy. A terrifying alien is alive within the cosmonaut. And she is tasked with extracting this extraterrestrial creature, without killing Konstantin.

As Tatyana delves deeper into the secrets of this otherworldly creature inside Konstantin, she discovers its true menacing purpose. Racing against time, she must confront her own ethical dilemmas while fighting for the survival of both Konstantin and humanity.

With pulse-pounding suspense and spine-chilling moments, Sputnik explores the dark corners of science, morality, and the indomitable human spirit in the face of unimaginable horrors.

Last Train to Russia (2018)

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Last Train to Russia is a fascinating documentary series that chronicles the remarkable journey of a group of football (soccer) fans during the 2018 FIFA World Cup held in Russia. Crossing Russia aboard the iconic Trans-Siberian Railway, the series captures stunning footage that showcases the rich cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and unique encounters that a trip across Russia unlocks. Meanwhile, all throughout the highs and lows of the World Cup, Last Train to Russia explores the compelling stories of locals and international football fans alike through a combination of personal accounts, interviews, and archival footage.

Watching Last Train to Russia offers a beautiful exploration of the diverse of modern Russia, with captivating episodes dedicated to the diverse cities of: Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Samara, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Kaliningrad, and, of course, Moscow.