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, sexy, suspenseful, stylized and captivating films and TV shows about / with anti communist, politics, society, betrayal, mentor, culture clash, storytelling, communism, catastrophe and brutality plots mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti communist: Escape from East Berlin (1962), Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011), Sieranevada (2016), Long Road in the Dunes (1982), Ants in the Mouth (2005), Straight-Jacket (2004), The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961), Bloodstained Shadow (1978), Little Rose (2010), Question 7 (1961).

List of anti communist movies

Escape from East Berlin (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Director Robert Siodmak's 1962 film, inspired by true events, is about an East Berlin resident who attempts to escape to West Berlin with his family and girlfriend through a secret underground tunnel.
Plot: family relations, berlin wall, cold war, family reunited, secret passageway, excavation, desertion, model airplane, german shepherd, barbed wire, baby, shooting ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, west berlin west germany, gdr, german democratic republic ...
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Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.
Style: thought provoking, serious, captivating, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political corruption, politics, idealism, human spirit, totalitarianism, workplace, civil rights, corporate world, high society, fighting the system, ambition, hopes ...
Time: future, year 2017, year 2016
Place: usa, colorado, new york, russia
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 7.4
 4K
Sieranevada (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Back from a professional trip to Paris, a neurologist at the pinnacle of his career has to pick up his wife so that they can attend a family meal to commemorate his father, who died a year before. At his mother's flat, the guests are waiting ...
Plot: singing, christmas tree, crying, liar, telephone call, widow, priest, real time, dysfunctional couple, alzheimer's disease, family tradition, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bucharest
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Long Road in the Dunes (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Story: Love and betrayal in a small fishing village in Latvia from 1930s until the Soviet time. Time before WW2, during WW2, punishment in Siberia, Soviet Union, returning home, and above all that - undying love, that still survives no matter what. And, ...
Plot: soviet, anti capitalism, romance, seine river, father daughter relationship, capitalist, nazi uniform, bolshevik, soviet army, nazi occupation, expatriate, anti communist ...
Place: latvia
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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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, hopes, warning, exile, family relations, reform, rebelliousness, human spirit, siblings relations, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dictatorship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: romania, europe
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Ants in the Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After languishing in a Barcelona prison for nearly a decade, a busted bank robber attempts to find the girl who made off with the cash in this suspenseful tale of revenge and betrayal starring Adriana Gil and Eduard Fernández. Ex-con Martin Losada ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, on the run, criminal heroes, rivalry, deadly, criminal's revenge, mystery, crimes, cons and scams, heist, investigation, chase ...
Time: 50s
Place: cuba, europe, spain, latin america
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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 Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, deadly creature, danger, deadly, psychopath, chaos, chase, murder, creature feature ...
Time: 60s
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Bloodstained Shadow (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A murder mystery set on an island near Venice. A schoolgirl was murdered seven years ago, and the case was never solved; now, the murderer seems to be back.
Style: scary, tense, mind bending, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, murder, whodunit, deadly, amateur detective, gays and lesbians, gory, psychopath, couples, sexual relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 60s, 70s, victorian era
Place: venice, italy, europe
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 7.1
 1K
Little Rose (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Pressured by his superiors to disgrace public intellectual Warczewski, a professor and respected writer whom they believe to be a "camouflaged Zionist," rough security-services colonel Rozek enlists his sexy but naive girlfriend, Kamila, ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, anti semitism, espionage, romance, undercover, gain trust, political intrigue, society, betrayal, disgraced, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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 6.9
 88
Question 7 (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suspenseful story of a boy and his father, each forced to decide his future on his willingness to stand up for what he believes.
Plot: conscience, socialism, religious persecution, propaganda, anti communist, crisis of conscience, communism, pastor, christianity
Place: east germany, east berlin east germany, east berlin
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Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Valerie, a Czechoslovakian teenager living with her grandmother, is blossoming into womanhood, but that transformation proves secondary to the effects she experiences when she puts on a pair of magic earrings. Now seeing the world around her in a ...
Style: allegory, cult film, sexual, fairy tale, surreal ...
Plot: supernatural, innocence, family relations, danger, coming of age, corruption, priest, vampire, demon, teenager, sexuality, incestuous kiss ...
Time: 19th century
Place: central europe
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Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin ...
Style: touching, stylized, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: parents and children, politics, communism, totalitarianism, betrayal, russian history, repression, symbolism, family relations, friendship, colonel, war ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: russia, ussr, poland
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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, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: politics, rebellion, revolution, military coup, political unrest, chaos and mayhem, imperialism, chaos, injustice, culture clash, idealism, anti war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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, danger, daring rescue, freedom, wartime, family relations, cold war, berlin wall ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, 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, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, feminism, nihilism, satire, dumbwaiter, collage, phallic symbol, teenage girl, flapper, society, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s
Place: czech republic, prague, europe
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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, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: couples, love triangle, infidelity, psychologist, philosopher, russian woman, writers, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, ego clash, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: california, los angeles, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.1
 65K
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, against humanity, politics, fascism, society, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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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 chile, santiago de chile, south america ...
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, violence, armored car, profanity, heroes, rescue, one man army, vigilante, martial arts, cold war, invasion ...
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, archaeology, treasure, artifact, chase, heroes, russian, good versus evil, race against time ...
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, special agents, dishonesty, 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: serious, realistic, psychological, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, revolution, civil war, against humanity, war, fighting the system, self discovery, holocaust, wartime life, uncover truth, 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, disturbing, serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: artist, congress, politics, communism, injustice, society, actor's life, rich and poor, racism, 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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, dictatorship, leadership, communism, idealism, sacrifice, hopes, folk hero, military, heroes, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1966, 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, detective series, eurospy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kgb, secret agents, private detective, betrayal, espionage, cold war, spy, tough heroes, revolution, danger, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, finland, latvia, texas, sweden ...
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 7.6
 125K
The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: jewish, holocaust, world war two, nazi germany, human spirit, nazi, against humanity, adoption, childhood, life is a bitch, youth, family secret ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe
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Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Unemployment has risen to 24%. Gas is now $42 per gallon. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations ...
Style: epic, stylized, captivating, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: fighting the system, ambition, rebellion, rebelliousness, international crisis, radical, civil action, visionary, workplace intrigue, future dystopia, idealism, political corruption ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 7.4
 23K
No (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition ...
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: campaign, political conspiracy, oppression, advertising agency, fighting the system, dictatorship, democracy, rebellion, against the odds, underdog, protest, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: chile, latin america, santiago de chile, south america, santiago chile
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 6.7
 2K
Cold Turkey (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts, from wanting a cigarette, or kill ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: small town, satire, cigarette smoking, social relations, americana, small town life, media satire, farce, disorder, silly humor, lifestyle, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, usa
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