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Red Penguins full movie is released on Aug 04, 2020. Watch Red Penguins online - the English Documentary movie from United States. Red Penguins is directed by Gabe Polsky and created by Gabe Polsky with Howard Baldwin and Alexander Baranovsky. Red Penguins is available online on Hulu and Apple iTunes.

Red Penguins tells a story of capitalism and opportunism run amok - complete with gangsters, strippers and live bears serving beer on a hockey rink in Moscow. Shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the famed Red Army hockey team formed a joint-venture that showed anything was possible in the new Russia. Eccentric marketing whiz, Steve Warshaw, is sent to Russia and tasked to transform team into the greatest show in Moscow. He takes the viewer on a bizarre journey highlighting a pivotal moment in U.S. Russian relations in a lawless era when oligarchs made their fortunes and multiple murders went unsolved.

As know as:

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Release Date (Streaming):

Aug 04, 2020


United States, Germany


English, Russian

Production Companies:

Gabriel Polsky Productions, Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), Studio Hamburg Enterprises

Official Site:

BBC Programmes


Suzi Feay
Financial Times
Beyond a montage of Gorbachev, Yeltsin, Bush Sr and Clinton, dates and details are fairly scant in this riotous Storyville documentary, in which horror and humour share top billing.
by rottentomatoes, Dec 11, 2020
Peter Keough
Boston Globe
Rollicking, absurd, outrageous, and ominous.
by rottentomatoes, Aug 12, 2020
Nick Schager
The Daily Beast
The incompatibility of Russian and American cultures-at least during this precarious period-is the backdrop for Red Penguins' raucous portrait of DIY capitalism...
by rottentomatoes, Aug 11, 2020

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