Brigada is a group of four friends, who grew up together and formed a most powerful gang in Moscow. Initially they made business together, but an unplanned murder transformed them into a ... See full summary »
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 Sasha Belov (15 episodes, 2002)
Dmitriy Dyuzhev ...
 Kosmos (15 episodes, 2002)
Pavel Maykov ...
 Pchela (15 episodes, 2002)
Vladimir Vdovichenkov ...
 Fil (15 episodes, 2002)
Ekaterina Guseva ...
 Olya (15 episodes, 2002)
Andrey Panin ...
 Detective (15 episodes, 2002)
Valentina Telichkina ...
 Sasha Belov's Mom (9 episodes, 2002)
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 Vvedensky (9 episodes, 2002)
Aleksandr Vysokovskiy ...
 Maks (8 episodes, 2002)
Mariya Poroshina ...
 Toma / ... (7 episodes, 2002)
M. Buzankin
(7 episodes, 2002)
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Brigada is a group of four friends, who grew up together and formed a most powerful gang in Moscow. Initially they made business together, but an unplanned murder transformed them into a gang. Now their lives are at risk and there is no way back. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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We are together since the first form, and for everything we do, we take responsibility together. We are The Brigade!

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Law of the Lawless  »

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Trivia

The original soundtrack album of this title contains quotes from the final episode that reveal a major spoiler. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of episode 13 we get too see a close-up of Phil's left hand. Even though he has been hospitalized in a full coma for several years, he has a suspicious amount of dirt under his fingernails. In reality a coma patient would hardly have the chance to get his fingernails dirty. See more »

Quotes

Boy on a bicycle: Sasha Belov arrived gimme a ruble! Gimme a ruble!
Pchela: What? Come on.
Boy on a bicycle: A ruble!
Pchela: Here, for daddy, mommy and grandma. Get it.
Boy on a bicycle: You're such a sucker, Pchela!
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Followed by Brigada: Naslednik (2012) See more »

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Great movie, bad subtitles
20 June 2003 | by (Scotts Valley, California) – See all my reviews

There should be more detail on the movie in IMDB. For now, I assume it is the multipart series that we have on DVD. It is an excellent movie and my wife loves it. Unfortunately, I speak very little Russian. I think it would have an much better audience in the US if the subtitles were redone. In fact, my only dislike for the movie so far is related to subtitles.

They are very incomplete. Some of them are even in Russian. Not only that, but the names of the characters should not be translated. If someone is saying "Belov", I don't think it should be translated as "White". The same with "Bee", and the others. One subtitle even said "Michael Gorbachev". There were several instances of the word "dump" showing up instead of "dumb". A police complaint was referred to as an "application" and another similar word to application that would not be understood as "complaint". In my mind, the person who wrote the subtitles should find another job.

So, Avatar.. Fix the subtitles and you may have a hit in the English speaking world.


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