MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 20,879 this week

Chernaya Molniya (2009)

5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 3,263 users  
Reviews: 26 user | 13 critic

A Moscow college student's gift car from his parents turns out to be more than anyone expects when it flies, which he uses to become both a city guardian and a speedy floral delivery boy.

Writers:

, (as Aleksandr Talal) , 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Hall of Fame Family Movies

It takes a compelling story to transcend time and become an instant classic. Here are 10 films that have accomplished just that.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 27 Apr 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 22 Mar 2013
 
a list of 104 titles
created 25 Jun 2013
 
a list of 26 titles
created 02 Feb 2014
 
a list of 33 titles
created 08 Jun 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Chernaya Molniya" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Chernaya Molniya (2009)

Chernaya Molniya (2009) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Chernaya Molniya.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Territory (2015)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

It happened in the sixties, during the political thaw in the Soviet Union... but our story unfolds in the coldest terrain of the country. It was an unexplored and unbeaten terrain of ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Melnik
Stars: Vladislav Abashin, Konstantin Balakirev, Egor Beroev
Na igre (2009)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After a stunning victory at a cyber sport tournament, the winning gamers are awarded CDs with a brand new game. After playing this game, each of them is affected with some force, turning ... See full summary »

Director: Pavel Sanaev
Stars: Sergey Chirkov, Marina Petrenko, Pavel Priluchnyy
Dark World (2010)
Adventure | Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

In Russia, the mystic student of linguistic Marina Leonova is in love with her boyfriend Artur. However, he blows her off and dates their schoolmate Vika. When their class travels to the ... See full summary »

Director: Anton Megerdichev
Stars: Svetlana Ivanova, Ivan Zhidkov, Elena Panova
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

One of the biggest Russian hits in years, this epic comedy shows how the largest country on the planet can come together on New Year's. (Russian with English subtitles)

Directors: Timur Bekmambetov, Yaroslav Chevazhevskiy, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Dmitry Medvedev, Alina Bulynko, Sergey Pokhodaev
Paragraph 78 (2007)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Mikhail Khleborodov
Stars: Yuriy Kutsenko, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Anastasiya Slanevskaya
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

On the threshold of 22nd century, furrowing the space, protagonist from the Free Search Group makes emergency landing on an unknown planet where he must stay. People who are living on this ... See full summary »

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk
Stars: Vasiliy Stepanov, Yuliya Snigir, Pyotr Fyodorov
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Maxim Kammerer fights for his love and freedom. He leads a rebel movement challenging the five greedy rulers. One of the rulers, Strannik, knows how dangerous Maxim can be. He makes up his ... See full summary »

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk
Stars: Vasiliy Stepanov, Yuliya Snigir, Pyotr Fyodorov
4 Days in May (2011)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A group of Russian soldiers are sent into Northern Germany at the tail-end of WWII, where they occupy a children's home in close proximity to a larger German unit. Against these odds, a ... See full summary »

Director: Achim von Borries
Stars: Pavel Wenzel, Aleksey Guskov, Ivan Shvedoff
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Directors: Aleksandr Baranov, Dmitriy Kiselev
Stars: Dato Bakhtadze, Sergey Bezrukov, Dima Bilan
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Zhenya and Nadya go their separate ways. Nadya stuck with her bureaucrat boyfriend, married h im and had a daughter... See full synopsis »

Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Sergey Bezrukov
Grain I (2015)
Drama
Director: Semih Kaplanoglu
Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Ermin Bravo, Grigoriy Dobrygin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Dima
Ekaterina Vilkova ...
Nastya
Viktor Verzhbitskiy ...
Kuptsov
Valeriy Zolotukhin ...
Perepelkin
Yekaterina Vasilyeva ...
Romantseva
Juozas Budraitis ...
Elizarov (as Yuozas Budraytis)
Ivan Zhidkov ...
Maks
...
Otets Dimy
Ekaterina Starshova ...
Tanka (as Katya Starshova)
...
Alkogolik
Dato Bakhtadze ...
Bakhram
Igor Savochkin ...
Boris
Sergey Legostaev ...
Gena - okhrannik
Elena Valyushkina ...
Mat Dimy
Vitaliy Alshanskiy ...
Vasya
Edit

Storyline

Moscow, 2004, and wealthy entrepreneur Kuptsov drills deep beneath the city, trying to reach a huge diamond vein. Aware that his ruthless drilling will destroy the city and its denizens, it's a result he's willing to accept for untold additional wealth. Fortunately, his equipment lacks enough power. He needs the Nano-catalyst (developed years ago) to fuel his machinery, but its current whereabouts is unknown. Meanwhile, in another part of the city, college boy Dima dreams of owning a car and dating gorgeous co-ed Nastya. His wealthy friend Max has a Mercedes Benz and is flirting with Nastya, which frustrates Dima. On his birthday, Dima finally gets a car (from his parents) - a grungy, antiquated Volga of which he is privately ashamed; but, unbeknownst to anyone, the car - the recipient of "failed" Nano-catalysis - is capable of much more, and turns Dima into an unidentified crusader of justice known as Black Lightning. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Prepare for the thrill ride of your life!


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 December 2009 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Black Lightning  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Romantseva: It all started with a crystal found in a soil sample from the moon. It turned out that the crystal was capable of altering the chemical composition of substances. We created a device that increased the energy of fuel a million-fold. We called it the nanocatalyst.
See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Samyy luchshiy film 3-DE (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Don't let the rating mislead you.
31 January 2010 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

Granted, the movie does contain ideas and motives from other superhero movies, yet the Russian cast has managed to present the story in whole new light.

One thing that makes this movie more interesting is the fact that the action takes place at a different location - Russia (Moscow), not the well-known USA (Manhattan). Other things that differs from the majority of the created movies nowadays are the ways that characters express their emotions and the believes / principles they have.

On the negative side there are moments with poor computer graphic effects and impossible physics which has had a negative influence on my vote.

Overall this movie managed to keep me watching till the end. I can't say the same for other movies that seem to have higher ratings.


53 of 64 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
LOved it! reddragon211981
Physics? kuraime
Russia delivers with this one. I just hope that I don't see any seque.. HoppingBunny
US remake mrdjh
Soundtrack damidiru
Commentary on changes in Russia jbartonb
Discuss Chernaya Molniya (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?