Great patriotic war movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant great patriotic war movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out rough, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, disturbing and serious films and TV shows about / with great patriotic war, world war two, red army, soviet army, soldier, russian soldier, battles, military, eastern front and danger plots mostly in War, Drama and Action genres shot in Soviet Union, Russia, Ukraine and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as great patriotic war: The Penal Battalion (2004), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972), Father of a Soldier (1964), T-34 (2018), White Tiger (2012), Frontier (2018), Battle for Sevastopol (2015), Ballad about the Bomber (2011), Trial on the Road (1986), Ivan's Childhood (1962).

List of great patriotic war movies

The Penal Battalion (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 535 min.
Story: The authors of the television series studied archival materials and military chronicles. The last series ends with a demonstration of the list of penalty parts, which from 1942 to 1945 fought on the Soviet fronts.
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, rough
Plot: great patriotic war, soviet army, world war two, pow, friendship, nazi, redemption, russian soldier, prison, infantry, murder, gun ...
Place: soviet union
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal ...
Style: based on true events, disturbing, epic, tragic ending, serious ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, great patriotic war, military, war, soviet army, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, soviet, survival ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
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Father of a Soldier (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During World War II, оld Georgian peasant wine-grower Georgy (Sergo Zakariadze) leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front line, hoping to find his son. George should see and transfer a lot of things, he becomes a soldier and only in ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, touching, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, father son relationship, military, death of son, soldier, fatherhood, dead son, wound, world war two, military uniform, journey, father figure ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, caucasus, berlin germany, georgia (former ussr)
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 6.6
 8K
T-34 (2018)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1944, a courageous group of Russian soldiers managed to escape from German captivity in a half-destroyed legendary T-34 tank. Those were the times of unforgettable bravery, fierce fighting, unbreakable love, and legendary miracles.
Style: based on true events, suspense, disturbing, exciting, uplifting ...
Plot: fascist, tank, great patriotic war, captivity, wartime, homecoming, world war two, heroes, danger, friendship, nazi uniform, battlefield ...
Time: year 1944, year 1941, 1940s
Place: russia
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 6.1
 4K
White Tiger (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Great Patriotic War, early 1940s. After barely surviving a battle with a mysterious, ghostly-white Tiger tank, Red Army Sergeant Ivan Naydenov becomes obsessed with its destruction.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: eastern front, world war two, adventure, obsession, great patriotic war, heroic mission, military life, supernatural, dead soldier, war, soldier, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: russia
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 5.4
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Frontier (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Michael's perfect life changes dramatically when he discovers a portal wich allows him to travel in time. He travels back to the World War II to go through the quest of time and find his one and only beloved.
Style: exciting, serious, uplifting, rough
Plot: wartime life, great patriotic war, time travel, love, personal growth, battles, battle zone, self sacrifice, survival, heroic mission, military life, courage ...
Time: 1940s
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Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bogdan Titarenko is very talented pilot and brave leader of "Singing group". He also must look after some new cadets and fight together with them against German Luftwaffe planes. Close to Bogdan always are his friends, they are all from ...
Style: rough, sentimental, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, soviet, aerial combat, aviation, great patriotic war, love, fighter plane, camaraderie, patriotism, life & death, friendship between men, war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ukraine, ussr, russia
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Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ukraine, Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women ...
Style: dramatic, realistic, based on true events, rough, tense ...
Plot: female soldier, female protagonist, sniper, world war two, fascist, battlefield, wartime, great patriotic war, strong female lead, wartime life, heroism, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, ukraine, united states, usa, russia ...
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Ballad about the Bomber (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 181 min.
Story: During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved radio operator Katya miraculously survive. Another survivor is flight navigator Linko, who ejected from the plane. Each of them has to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, sad
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, traitor, behind enemy lines, sabotage, propaganda, airplane shot down, soldier, survival, social relations, love affair, soviet army
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Trial on the Road (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Russian POW joins the partisan guerrillas and proves his loyalty fighting the Nazis.
Plot: great patriotic war, nazi occupation, eastern front, ambush, booby trap, traitor, stabbed with a knife, nazi, redemption, collaboration, roadblock, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
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Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, orphan, war, anti war, youth, heroes, battles, german, boy, child execution, child spy, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, soviet union, japan
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We Are from the Future (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Four 21st century treasure seekers are transported back into the middle of a WWII battles in Soviet Union...
Style: exciting, serious, rough
Plot: time travel, world war two, imaginary, war, soldier, survival, battles, military life, courage, friendship, battle zone, military ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 40s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: russia, soviet union
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 7.2
 170
Tank T-34 (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Russian prisoners of war commandeer a tank and lead the Nazis on a cross-country chase in this World War II adventure drama. The Russians use their own tanks so the Nazis can use them as target practice to test a new anti-tank weapon. Knowing that ...
Plot: great patriotic war, red army, pow, armor, uniform, behind enemy lines, tank, world war two, self sacrifice
Place: soviet union
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The Alive and the Dead (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 201 min.
Story: A Russian war correspondent is drafted into the war and finds himself in the middle of battle. When he loses his party card, however, he is treated as a deserter until he finds help from a kind man. This Soviet war feature was considerably outspoken ...
Style: epic
Plot: great patriotic war, cold weather, uniform, russian soldier, bombing, tank, soldier, frontline, red army, war correspondent, military uniform, soviet army ...
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
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Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: suspense, touching, disturbing, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tank, world war two, death, danger, wartime life, military life, great patriotic war, nazi, german soldier, nazi soldier, eastern front, wartime ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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The Confrontation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Moldavia, 1944. An elite squad of Red Army scouts is sent to stop an equally elite squad of Germans soldiers committing war crimes behind Soviet lines.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, exciting
Plot: world war two, behind enemy lines, battle, war crime, reconnaissance, battles, military, crimes, heroic mission, danger, great patriotic war, fight ...
Place: soviet union, russia, ukraine
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The Fight for Moscow (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration: 358 min.
Story: A historic movie telling the story about a battle of Moscow during WWII.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, military, heroism, battle, battles, life & death, josef stalin, heroes, bravery, human spirit, reconnaissance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, berlin germany
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Batallions Ask for Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 285 min.
Story: A story of a several days of intense fighting on the Eastern Front during one of the Soviet offensives in WWII.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, war, battles, military, battle, life & death, heroic mission, betrayal, patriotism, great patriotic war, heroism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
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In Flight are the Night Witches (1981)
Genre: War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Film will be based on the female flying unit that fought in the Battle of Moscow. They were dubbed "Night Witches" by the frightened German soldiers because of the deadly stealth of their light planes.
Style: bleak, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female soldier, aviation, women, world war two, fight, aviator, wartime, battles, heroism, deadly, danger, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
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 8.3
 54K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, rough, thought provoking, serious, surreal ...
Plot: against humanity, atrocity, genocide, world war two, war crime, holocaust, occupation, surrealism, military, anti war, survival, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, germany, poland
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 7.0
 101
Before Sunrise (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Wartime, summer 1941. Train carrying criminals gets under enemy fire and crashed. Out of all of the living are only a young lieutenant of the NKVD and two prisoners - the thief and repressed Communist party worker.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, epic, suspense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, world war two, good versus evil, battles, fight, heroism, life & death, friendship, criminal heroes, moral transformation, unlikely friendships, courage ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1941
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 6.3
 460
Road to Berlin (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.
Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, male bonding, male friendship, military, soldier, friendship, fascism, violence, deadly, society, friendship between men, great patriotic war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
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 7.7
 2K
Officers (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two friends are army officers, and the turbulent times throw them from the Civil War in the early 20s to the Soviet conflict in Finland, from China to the Urals.
Style: captivating, tense, breathtaking, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: soviet army, military, army, duty, danger, family, family relations, friendship, russian soldier, great patriotic war, woman in uniform, military uniform ...
Place: russia
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Sofya Grushko (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story about a heroic nurse working for Soviet Intelligence during and after WWII.
Plot: officer, occupation, gestapo, great patriotic war, accusation, underground, nurse, reconnaissance, fascist, pow
Place: kiev ukraine, soviet union
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Point of No Return (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The love story of a Soviet officer wounded in battle and the woman who shelters him during the German occupation of the Great Patriotic War. Multifaceted and ambiguous, this film spans twenty years of love, joy, and sorrow.
Plot: widow, great patriotic war, school, teacher, love, drunkenness, son, husband, wounded soldier, happiness, wife, motorcycle ...
Place: soviet union
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Panfilov's Twenty Eight (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: USSR, Late November, 1941. Based on the account by reporter Vasiliy Koroteev that appeared in the Red Army's newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, shortly after the battle, this is the story of Panifilov's Twenty-Eight, a group of twenty-eight ...
Style: rough, suspense, touching, suspenseful
Plot: eastern front, bravery, world war two, red army, soviet army, propaganda, infantry, nazi soldier, nazi, tank, heroes, great patriotic war ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: germany, russia, ussr
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Fortress on Wheels (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A story about an armored train number 56 and his actions during WWII.
Plot: russian soldier, exploitation, world war two, train, captain, commander, tank, german, nazi soldier, red army, russian, soldier ...
Place: soviet union, ukraine, kiev ukraine
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Spring on the Oder (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A war drama set in Germany at the end od WWII.
Plot: russian soldier, russian abroad, red army, great patriotic war, world war two, soviet army, uniform
Time: year 1945
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They Fought for Their Country (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Russian army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating Russian troops cross the bridge. While they move back to the Russian territory through the ...
Style: tense, sentimental, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, russian soldier, heroic, heroism, war, camaraderie, life & death, patriotism, soldier, eastern front, firearm ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
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 6.8
 3K
In the Fog (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands, Belarus, Russia, Latvia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, world war two, nazi occupation, moral dilemma, danger, life is a bitch, wartime life, survival, human nature, resistance fighter, collaboration, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
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