Anti communist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant anti communist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, sexy, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with anti communist, politics, communism, culture clash, betrayal, mentor, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), society and death plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti communist: Die Luftbrücke (2005), Mr. Jones (2019), One, Two, Three (1961), Jojo Rabbit (2019), In Praise of Older Women (1978), Crooked House (2017), 1900 (1976), Straight-Jacket (2004), The Ugly American (1963), The Tunnel (2001).

List of anti communist movies

Die Luftbrücke (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, light, touching, sincere
Plot: cold war, heroism, air force, pow, military, soldier, army, anti communist, blackout, iron curtain, adultery, hunger ...
Place: west berlin west germany, east berlin, germany, berlin germany
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 6.9
 6K
Mr. Jones (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, UK, Ukraine
Duration: 141 min.
Story: In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out. ...
Plot: communism, genocide, hunger, journalist, josef stalin, journalism, cannibalism, soviet, debauchery, eavesdropping, letter writing, mysterious death ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ukraine, soviet union, moscow russia, wales, london
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One, Two, Three (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin tries to keep the boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
Style: witty, clever, talky, suspense, biting ...
Plot: cold war, iron curtain, farce, satire, secretary, capitalist, forbidden love, politics, german, culture clash, communism, communist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s, 1930s
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, germany, europe ...
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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.
Style: cult film, offbeat, suspense, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: cold war, nuclear, military, satire, nuclear holocaust, paranoia, anti war, president, military base, catastrophe, weirdo, pilot ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1942, 1960s
Place: pentagon, russia, soviet union
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 7.9
 290K
Jojo Rabbit (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: New Zealand, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, dark humor
Plot: nazi germany, nazism, hitler, nazi, boy, hitler youth, world war two, rabbit, german, imaginary friend, satire, adolf hitler ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: germany, central europe
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In Praise of Older Women (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Andras Varda grows up in a turbulent, war-torn Hungary, where he procures local girls for the occupying G.I.'s during World War II. Disappointed by girls of his age, he meets Maya, a married women in her thirties, who tutors him in the lessons ...
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, world war two, nudity (full frontal - brief), coming of age, society, womanizer, romance, political unrest, destructive relationship, obsession, teaching the ways of the world, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, year 1951, 50s ...
Place: hungary, montreal quebec canada, budapest, canada, montreal ...
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 6.3
 18K
Crooked House (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: servant, mansion, private detective, murder, family secret, investigation, lady, agatha christie, secret, wealth, husband wife relationship, last will and testament ...
Time: quarry, year 1957
Place: cairo egypt, london, scotland yard
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 7.7
 22K
1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, socialism, ambition, society, war ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
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The Way I Spent the End of the World (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bucharest 1989 - the last year of Ceausecu's dictatorship. Eva lives with her parents and her 7 year old brother, Lalalilu. One day at school, Eva and her boyfriend accidentally break a bust of Ceausescu. They are forced to confess their crime ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, hopes, warning, exile, family relations, reform, rebelliousness, human spirit, siblings relations, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: romania, europe
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Straight-Jacket (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1950's Hollywood, movie star Guy Stone must marry a studio secretary in order to conceal his homosexuality. Sally has no idea her marriage is a sham, though, and turns Guy's life upside-down. Then he falls in love.
Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, fake marriage, movie star, opposites attract, lifestyle, actor's life, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, coming out, showbiz, couples ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
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The Ugly American (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country where civil war threatens a tense peace. Despite his ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: politics, rebellion, revolution, military coup, political unrest, chaos and mayhem, imperialism, chaos, injustice, culture clash, idealism, anti war ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: southeast asia, asia, indochina
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 7.7
 6K
The Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, compassionate ...
Plot: tunnel, politics, betrayal, political unrest, heroes, breast feeding, danger, daring rescue, freedom, wartime, family relations, cold war ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: germany, berlin germany, east berlin, west berlin west germany, east germany ...
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 7.4
 10K
Daisies (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two teenage girls, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them. This freewheeling, madcap ...
Style: dark humor, psychedelic, experimental, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, feminism, nihilism, satire, phallic symbol, collage, dumbwaiter, flapper, teenage girl, best friends, rebellion, prank ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
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 7.4
 5K
Wild Reeds (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, male homosexuality, love triangle, friendship, coming out, politics, boarding school, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay sex, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, algeria, europe, south of france
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 5.2
 8K
Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, South Africa, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, soldier, agent, adventure, one man army, war, state affairs, politics, rebellion, military, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
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 6.4
 51K
Red Dawn (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: invasion, survival, brutality, war, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, against the odds, youth, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, near future
Place: colorado, usa, latin america, russia
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Interrogation (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Stalinist Poland, cabaret singer Tonia decides to spend the evening drinking with a group of friends. The next morning, she awakes to find that, for reasons unknown to her, she has been jailed as a political prisoner. As prison officials ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, thought provoking, serious
Plot: false accusation, prison, prison life, injustice, totalitarianism, dishonesty, society, confined, life is a bitch, polish, political corruption, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: poland, europe, central europe, eastern europe
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The Ring with a Crowned Eagle (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, France, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Polish Resistance fighter who survived the Nazi years cannot accept the new Communist power.
Plot: betrayal, patriotism, escape, rape, tragic event, ring, controversy, intrigue, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, patriot, vodka, bar ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: poland
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The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, philosopher, russian woman, writers, infidelity, psychologist, older woman younger man relationship, writer's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, prodigy ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: california, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
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When Father Was Away on Business (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested ...
Style: emotional, humorous, offbeat, touching, realistic ...
Plot: politics, communism, circumcision, state affairs, coming of age, rehabilitation, love and romance, re-education, couples, family relations, youth, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
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 7.1
 66K
1984 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, fascism, against humanity, politics, society, fall in love, dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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 7.7
 11K
Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Santiago, capital of Chile during the Marxist government of elected, highly controversial president Salvador Allende. Father McEnroe supports his leftist views by introducing a program at the prestigious "collegio" (Catholic prep school) ...
Style: touching, emotional, thought provoking, serious, sincere ...
Plot: sexual initiation, friendship, politics, classmate, childhood, poverty, demonstration, historical event, communism, social differences, youth, political unrest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, santiago de chile, santiago chile, south america ...
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 7.0
 2K
Isadora (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: ballet, dance, dancing, dancer, rebellion, profanity, strong female presence, performer's life, feminism, rebelliousness, love affair, gender ...
Time: year 1900, 1920s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, chicago illinois, paris france, athens greece, berlin germany ...
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Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, violence, heroes, one man army, rescue, armored car, profanity, vigilante, martial arts, cold war, christmas ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, everglades, atlanta georgia
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, archaeology, artifact, chase, heroes, sword fight, russian, good versus evil ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, nevada, connecticut ...
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The House on Carroll Street (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Emily Crane is fired after refusing to give names to a 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee, and takes a part-time job as companion to an old lady. One day her attention is drawn to a noisy argument being conducted largely in German in a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: uncover truth, undercover, investigation, idealism, dishonesty, special agents, law enforcement, state affairs, political thriller, mccarthyism, old woman, secrets ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, germany
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 7.0
 1K
Eleni (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war years earlier. In a parallel plot line we see Nick as a young boy and his family as ...
Style: psychological, emotional, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: village, revolution, civil war, against humanity, war, fighting the system, self discovery, holocaust, haunted by the past, political unrest, state affairs, journalism ...
Place: greece, europe
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Cradle Will Rock (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.
Style: talky, serious, disturbing, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: artist, congress, politics, communism, injustice, society, actor's life, racism, rich and poor, celebrity culture, power relations, ventriloquist ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 32K
Che: Part Two (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: revolution, communism, dictatorship, leadership, military, idealism, sacrifice, hopes, heroes, folk hero, life is a bitch, downfall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1966, 1960s, year 1967
Place: bolivia, latin america, cuba, south america
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Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A former British spy stumbles into in a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, eurospy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kgb, secret agents, private detective, betrayal, espionage, spy, anti communism, cold war, danger, dishonesty, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, finland, latvia, texas, sweden ...
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