Eastern front movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant eastern front movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, rough, tense, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with eastern front, world war two, soldier, war, german soldier, military, danger, battles, tank and nazi plots mostly in War, Drama and History genres shot in Soviet Union, Russia, West Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as eastern front: White Tiger (2012), Panfilov's Twenty Eight (2016), Brother's War (2009), 1944 (2015), Attack and Retreat (1964), Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990), Come and See (1985), The Misfit Brigade (1987), March of millions (2007), Breakthrough (1979).

List of eastern front movies

 6.1
 3K
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: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: eastern front, world war two, adventure, obsession, great patriotic war, heroic mission, military life, supernatural, dead soldier, war, escapades, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: russia
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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, infantry, propaganda, nazi soldier, nazi, tank, heroes, great patriotic war ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: germany, russia, ussr
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 2.9
 755
Brother's War (2009)
Genre: History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is set in the latter days of World War 2, against the backdrop of fierce combat on the eastern front. Brother's War is based on real events.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak
Plot: eastern front, war, battles, friendship, human spirit, survival, military, confined, life is a bitch, heroes, captivity, heroic mission ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
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 7.1
 5K
1944 (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: eastern front, world war two, soldier, german army, attack, retreat, military, battles, rivalry, courage, friendship, nazi ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: estonia, europe, soviet union
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Attack and Retreat (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Beautifully photographed and lyrically written, this largely factual account of Mussolini's disastrous invasion of Russia during World War II tells the story of an Italian regiment through the eyes of a farmer from Emilia, a plumber from Rome, ...
Plot: eastern front, world war two, italian army, courage, nazism, italian history, uniform, bravery, cold weather, nazi, execution, red army ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 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, disturbing, touching, rough, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tank, death, armor, world war two, eastern front, wartime, wartime life, nazi, battlefield, great patriotic war, military life, nazi soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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 8.3
 52K
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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The Misfit Brigade (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, Denmark, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners.
Style: exciting, captivating, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, anti war, battles, nazism, prison, war, escapades, confined, military, rebellion, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, soviet union
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March of millions (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1944 many Germans in Eastern Prussia believed like Lena von Mahlenberg, daughter of a local aristocrat, that Hitler would surrender and spare them from being invaded by the vengeful Russian Red Army. He didn't and they had to flee.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, captivating
Plot: wartime life, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, survival, danger, war, nobility, aristocracy, fight, world war two, escape ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany
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 5.1
 1K
Breakthrough (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Starting in late May 1944, during the German retreat on the Eastern Front, Captain Stransky (Helmut Griem) orders Sergeant Steiner (Richard Burton) to blow up a railway tunnel to prevent Russian forces from using it. Steiner's platoon fails in ...
Plot: world war two, hitler, eastern front, dead soldier, assassination, troops, battles, ambush, nazi, wehrmacht, retreat, german army ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: normandy, france, paris france
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 7.5
 30K
Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: epic, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, war, german, military, nazism, starvation, soldier, politics, survival, russian, genocide ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
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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, gunshot, ambush, nazi, pow, snow, train, soviet army, collaboration, mistrust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union
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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: rough, suspense, tense, suspenseful, sentimental
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, world war two, russian soldier, heroic, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, patriotism, war, soldier, eastern front, uniform ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sincere, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: nazi, nazi germany, friendship, anti semitism, pow, boarding school, boarding school life, against humanity, boxing, german, society, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, moscow russia, cape town south africa ...
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The Battalion of Death (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Russia, 1917, WWI. This is the story of the 1st Russian Women's Battalion of Death, formed as part of an ill-conceived propaganda ploy by the Russian Provisional Government in late May of 1917.
Plot: russian revolution, eastern front, female soldier, world war one, uniform, german soldier, russian soldier, dead soldier, frontline, woman in uniform, trench warfare
Time: year 1917
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 7.1
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The Hot Snow (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In November, 1942, near the Volga, Stanlingrad is under siege of Commander Friederich Paulus and his 330,000 men. The Russian high command unleashes an operation to protect the Mishkova River to avoid that about four hundred tanks join Paulus' ...
Plot: eastern front, physician, german soldier, cold weather, dead soldier, russian soldier, military uniform, battle, trench, red army, battlefield, female soldier ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia
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 7.5
 25K
Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, german, anti war, military, hate, military hospital, battles, chaos, lieutenant, sergeant, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, siberia, france, germany, berlin germany
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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, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, great patriotic war, war, military, soviet army, heroic mission, military life, wartime life, battles, soviet, survival ...
Time: year 1942
Place: russia, soviet union
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Captain Conan (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain." At war's end, the unit goes to Bucharest, ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspense
Plot: world war one, french army, military life, war, society, heroism, insubordination, battles, murder, heroes, friendship, soldier ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, post world war one
Place: romania, macedonia, bulgaria, europe, former yugoslavia ...
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She Devils of the SS (1973)
Genre: War
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the last days of WW2, women are volunteering from all over Germany to serve in the front lines by having sex with the brave Nazi soldiers. But when they start having sex with each other, things get complicated. Especially with the increasing ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: nazism, adult humor, eastern front, lesbian sex, machine gun, blonde, sexploitation, female nudity, running, lesbian, perversion, sexual perversion ...
Time: 1940s
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The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, surreal ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, world war two, love triangle, post war, couples, lovers reunited, rise to the top, romance, battle of the sexes, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1950s ...
Place: germany, europe, west germany, berlin germany, canada
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The Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, friendship, soldier, friend, husband wife relationship, military, firing squad, insubordination, military officer, violence, courage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland, soviet union
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 8.5
 25K
Generation War (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Berlin, 1941. Five friends eager to become heroes in an adventure that will change the face of Europe - and that will forever change them as well.
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nazism, world war two, holocaust, nazi germany, atrocity, against humanity, military, german, friendship, danger, guilt, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, berlin germany, soviet union
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 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, disturbing, suspense, uplifting, exciting ...
Plot: fascist, tank, great patriotic war, captivity, wartime, homecoming, world war two, heroes, danger, friendship, battlefield, russian soldier ...
Time: year 1944, year 1941, 1940s
Place: 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, red army, youth, heroes, battles, german, boy, child execution, child spy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, berlin germany, japan
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 5.8
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Dear Elza! (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Mankind is nature's greatest mistake. In his actions echoes millions of years of instinct and a few genius's idea's useless revolution." End of 1942, eastern front, Ukraine. Private Lombos, tied to his family and his ...
Plot: diary, grenade, explosion, interrogation, gunfight, suicide, german soldier, translator, combat, jewish man, military, world war two ...
Time: year 1942
Place: soviet union
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 4.8
 283
Siberian Exile (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Russia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An epic tale of Poles, Ukrainians, Jews who are deported to Russia. Their fate is shown from the perspective of a young boy Staszek, who goes to Siberia with his family and neighbors from a small village in the eastern Polish borderlands. Together ...
Plot: collaboration, suppression, journey, jewish family, first kiss, return home, villager, easter, amnesty, eastern front, red army, polish history ...
Time: 1940s
Place: siberia
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 7.4
 3K
Sunflower (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At the end of World War II, Giovanna, a war bride living near Milan refuses to accept that her husband, Antonio, missing on the Russian front, is dead. There's a flashback to their brief courtship near her hometown of Naples, his 12-day leave ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy, sentimental
Plot: soldier, train ride, fainting, world war two, factory worker, memory loss, make believe, love triangle, pretense, haunted by the past, missing person, love affair ...
Place: russia, europe, italy
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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: suspenseful, tense, 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, countryside, military uniform, journey ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, berlin germany, caucasus, georgia (former ussr)
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Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: disturbing, touching, uplifting, compassionate, lyrical ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, against humanity, wartime life, idealism, nazi occupation, couple relations, society, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, moscow russia, czechoslovakia ...
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