Communist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant communist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, talky and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with communist, communism, politics, family relations, death, society, brutality, love and romance, state affairs and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
communist movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as communist: Trumbo (2015), Communists (2014), The Way We Were (1973), Newton (2017), The Exception (2016), The Affair (2010), Rookie Agent Rouge (2016), Under the North Star II (2010), Identity Card (2010), Zahradnictv?: Rodinn? p??tel (2017).

List of communist movies

Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: talky, factual, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: communism, hollywood, mccarthyism, communist, justice, movie business, politics, parent child relationship, jail, political persecution, prison, release from prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1958 ...
Place: usa
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Communists (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Jean-Marie Straub pushes this musicality of blocks to a paroxysmal extreme, mixing blocks of time (40 years separate the various extracts that are going to be used, and what is to be filmed), blocks of text (Malraux, Fortini, Vittorini, Hölderlin) ...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, serious, realistic, experimental
Plot: working class, politics, state affairs, society, social differences, human nature, communist, class struggle, communism, utopia, reading
Place: egypt, tuscany
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The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, mccarthyism, romance, naval officer, radical, young lovers, couple relations, communist, adultery ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, 40s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, washington d.c., malibu california ...
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Newton (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A government clerk on election duty in a conflict-ridden jungle of Central India tries his best to conduct free and fair voting despite the apathy of security forces and the looming fear of guerrilla attacks by communist rebels.
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: election, rebel, communist, duty, chase, honesty, murder, conversation, bollywood, lie, officer, apple ...
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, communist, double agent, court martial, cynicism, iron curtain, grocer, whiskey, library, alcoholic ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, germany, europe, east germany ...
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The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, jewish, gestapo, german, love, military, third reich, german army, spy, bodyguard, investigation ...
Time: year 1940, year 1934, 1940s, 1920s
Place: germany, holland, poland, netherlands, berlin germany
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The Affair (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-seminarian slash communist runs a hotel in Baguio. He then meets a handsome upcoming lawyer. A once-a-year trip to Baguio by the lawyer and conversations with the hotel owner develop into an affair which encompasses decades of socio-political ...
Style: thought provoking, twists and turns, captivating
Plot: lgbt, communism, communist, indoctrination, teacher, car accident, gay sex, male nudity, lawyer, communist party, politics, martial law ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s, 1990s
Place: the philippines
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Rookie Agent Rouge (2016)
Genre: Action, History
Country: China
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Can a young woman prove her loyalty to her country and her family? Lan Yan Zhi is a privileged banker’s daughter in Shanghai and a student activist who mistakenly comes into possession of a letter from the Japanese Army in 1937. She gets ...
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, exciting, contemplative ...
Plot: espionage, military, secret agents, female spy, spy, japanese occupation of china, chinese history, strong female lead, resistance, world war two, sino japanese war, communist ...
Time: year 1937
Place: china, shanghai
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Under the North Star II (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Akseli Koskela returns from prison and tries to learn living again. He's not allowed to take part in politics anymore, but he sees a lot of injustice around him. He raises a family with his wife Elina while another war is around the corner...
Style: suspense, family saga, psychological, touching, epic ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, soldier, communism, countryside, village life, male female relationship, village, post war, communist, hate, working class ...
Time: 1900s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland
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Identity Card (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hořká komedie režiséra Ondřeje Trojana Občanský průkaz na motivy stejnojmenné knihy Petra Šabacha sleduje osudy čtveřice dospívajících mladíků, jejich přátel, lásek a rodičů od okamžiku, kdy v patnácti letech dostanou ...
Style: humorous, sincere, contemplative, light, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, group of friends, friendship between boys, teenager, communism, emigration, teenage boy, coming of age, teenage protagonist, communist, friendship, youth ...
Time: 70s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
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Zahradnictv?: Rodinn? p??tel (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Melodrama set in Czech Republic during the Germain occupation.
Style: suspenseful, romantic, romanticism, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, world war two, love triangle, secret, sister sister relationship, friendship between men, hallucination, christmas eve, baby, father daughter relationship, death, blood ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1939, year 1945 ...
Place: europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe
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Calm at Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager joins the resistance in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, tense, complex ...
Plot: repression, concentration camp, german soldier, assassination, world war two, hostage, french resistance, suppression, nazi uniform, retribution, execution, nazi soldier ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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Despite the Falling Snow (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Cold War Moscow, a female spy steals secrets from an idealistic politician – and falls in love with him. Moscow, 1959: Katya (Rebecca Ferguson, Mission Impossible- Rogue Nation, The Girl on the Train, The White Queen), is young, beautiful – ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, touching
Plot: spy, cold war, secret, politics, love, espionage, female spy, communist, defection, desertion, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia, ussr, moscow russia
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Uranya (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summer 1969. Dictatorship. In a small country town, young Achileas breaks his leg by falling off the yard wall of the local cinema. He wanted to see Brigit Bardot naked... However, during his visit to the city to treat his broken leg, for the first ...
Plot: communist, prostitute, priest, masturbation, bicycle, grocer, american flag, children, moon landing, cinema, television
Time: year 1969, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece
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Untitled Lal Jose Movie (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Against his wishes, 'Cuba' Mukundan (Sreenivasan) goes to Dubai to make good his father's alleged misappropriation of funds from the local cooperative bank. It is there that he learns the true meaning of the term 'working ...
Plot: communist, politician, bank, labor camp, politics, chinese, election, cheating, nurse, lottery, minister, arab
Place: cuba, dubai
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Canary Season (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 128 min.
Story: It's 1980. Malin is fatherless, angry, and in trouble. At 20, he's spent a year in jail for assaulting a lover of Lily, his mother. In her desk he finds a soldier's photograph and assumes he's found his father. He confronts the ...
Plot: communist, love, torture, totalitarianism, canary, army, brutality, communism, socialism, rape, labor camp, father son relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 60s, 80s
Place: bulgaria
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Silent Gunpowder (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Silent Gunpowder (Serbo-Croatian: Gluvi barut) is a Yugoslavian war film Based on a novel by Branko Ćopić and set during World War II, the film tells the story of a Serbian village in the mountains of Bosnia and its villagers who found themselves ...
Style: silent film
Plot: communist, world war two, partisan, mountain, communism, civil war, shot in the head, murder, villager, fear, church, rock ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia
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Indochine (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The story starts in the 1930s at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She ...
Style: serious, epic, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: interracial relations, fall in love, naval officer, love triangle, adoption, cabaret, communism, arranged marriage, communist, love and romance, police corruption, war ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: vietnam, asia, indochina, southeast asia, france ...
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The Ambush (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Idealistic young man supports the party and the new Yugoslavia's communist regime, but soon gets involved in various political and criminal machinations becoming more and more confused about what's right and what's wrong.
Plot: communist, partisan, josef stalin, communism, nylons, kiss, train, teacher, horse, girl, shooting, church ...
Time: year 1945
Place: serbia, ussr, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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The Pacifist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Barbara (Monica Vitti) is a journalist investigating the local counterculture who becomes involved, after an unpleasant start of battery and stalking, with Pierre Clémenti's louche all-around dropout.
Plot: journalist, communist, fascist, student protest, jewish, russian roulette, fashion model, communism, shot to death, repression, murder, religion
Place: milan italy
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Comrade Pedersen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A drama focused on Norwegian society in the 1970s, an era politically influenced by Marxism and Leninism.
Plot: marxism, communism, political activist, communist, nude with glasses, taking off shirt, smoking after sex, fish, butt, small breasts, sex scene, high school ...
Time: 70s, 1960s, 60s
Place: norway, scandinavia
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Paper Dove (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Juan, a young man convicted of terrorism, is given amnesty from a Lima prison; he boards a bus to return home and, in his mind's eye, recalls events in his village near Huaraz when he was 10 or 12. His father is long dead, his mother lives with ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, gloomy
Plot: crimes, terrorism, chaos and mayhem, love and romance, youth, friend, coming of age, reunited friends, reunion, prison, attack, communist ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, peru
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Blood for Dracula (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Deathly ill Count Dracula and his slimy underling, Anton, travel to Italy in search of a virgin's blood. They're welcomed at the crumbling estate of indebted Marchese Di Fiore, who's desperate to marry off his daughters to rich ...
Style: gothic, satirical, atmospheric, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian incest, vampire, virgin, parody, fish out of water, woman in danger, supernatural, master and servant, society, village, exploitation, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: italy, europe, london, russia, england ...
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Love in a Cold Climate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
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Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, eccentric family, society, master and servant, unlikely couple, wooing, unfulfilled love, infidelity, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe
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Volunteers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, gag humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: gambling, village, brainwashing, bookies, communist, cold war, wealth, naivete, debt, bridge, cia, communism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: thailand, asia, yale university, southeast asia, new york
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Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Frau Kusters is preparing dinner late one seemingly ordinary afternoon in her seemingly ordinary kitchen in Frankfurt, Germany. Mrs. Kusters wants to add canned sausages to the stew, her annoying daughter-in-law thinks otherwise. The point, we soon ...
Style: disturbing, dark humor, cynical, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: politics, death of father, widow, suicide, communist, media manipulation, working class, class differences, injustice, state affairs, society, journalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, frankfurt germany, west germany
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Land and Freedom (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist coalition of liberals, communists and ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: working class, revolution, fascism, civil war, politics, spanish civil war, communism, communist, fighting the system, idealism, war, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 30s, 20th century
Place: spain, england, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
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The Human Factor (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Arthur Davis, a junior bachelor in the British secret service's African section, is seen taking a file with him to meet his girlfriend Cynthia- the brass fears he may be the leak to Moscow, and allows Dr. Percival to terminate the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, conspiracy, espionage, double agent, communist, undercover, government agency, chases and races, dishonesty, heroes, state affairs, political intrigue ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, africa, europe, moscow russia, russia ...
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Bitter Sugar (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Cuba, Dominican Republic, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A patriot (René Lavan) with a rebellious brother falls in love with a dissident's daughter (Mayte Vilán) in Castro's Cuba.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, harsh, reflective ...
Plot: revolution, politics, hotel, prostitute, bar, interrogation, assassin, communist, death, hopes, rebellion, life is a bitch ...
Place: cuba, miami, latin america, europe, florida ...
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The House on Chelouche Street (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fatherless family immigrates to Israel from Egypt during the British Mandate period. The film traces the hardships the family suffers in the politically unstable country.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional
Plot: coming of age, labor strike, communist, loss of virginity, young romance, virgin, widow, teenager, british soldier, teenage boy, immigrants, unlikely couple ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: israel, palestine
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