To date, Maksim has only starred in the 2012 drama movie Orda. Maksim Sukhanov has yet to establish a position as a bankable star.
Maksim is a dependable supporting cast member. He has appeared in four films including: the 2010 drama film Utomlyonnye solntsem 2: Predstoyanie as the character Stalin, the 2009 action movie Obitaemyy ostrov playing Papa and the 2006 action release Obratnyy otschet cast as Chief.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2010 drama film Utomlyonnye solntsem 2: Predstoyanie, which brought in $7,000,000 at the box office.
In 2007 Maksim Sukhanov produced his first movie, the action film 20 sigaret.