OREANDA-NEWS Military film "T-34" took the second place in the list of the highest grossing films in the history of Russian cinema, not ahead of only the sports drama "Move up". This was reported on Sunday by producer, head of "Mars Media" Ruben Dishdishyan.

"Yesterday, ahead of the "Pirates" ("Pirates of the Caribbean: the Dead do not tell tales") and became the second Russian and third among all, the highest grossing film in the history of Russian distribution after the "Avatar" and "Move up" ," - wrote the producer on his page on Facebook with reference to the data of the Unified automated information system of information about film screenings in cinemas (EAIS). According to the EAIS, the picture "T-34" has grossed about 2.2 billion rubles.

Earlier, at a press conference, the Minister of Сulture Vladimir Medinsky, based on current rental figures, predicted that the film "T-34" will be the second in the collection of films from all films, including Hollywood after 1992, will overtake the "Pirates of the Caribbean" and will take second place after the "Move up".

Action tape "T-34" takes place during the great Patriotic War. According to the plot, once in captivity, the cadet Ivushkin plans to escape. He gathers his team and enters into an unequal battle. Starring Alexander Petrov, Viktor Dobronravov, Irina Starshenbaum.

Sports drama "Move up", which was released in the Russian rental on December 28, 2017, became the most cash tape in the Russian box office, collecting more than 3 billion rubles. The film tells about the match between the USSR and the USA in the final of the basketball tournament XX summer Olympic Games in 1972, which took place in Munich.