Soviet soldier movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant soviet soldier movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak and exciting films and TV shows about / with soviet soldier, world war two, military, russian soldier, soviet army, red army, soldier, battles, danger and heroes plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in Russia, Soviet Union, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as soviet soldier: Downfall (2004), Gagarin: First in Space (2013), The Unknown Soldier (2017), They Fought for Their Country (1975), Enemy at the Gates (2001), The Fight for Moscow (1985), The Penal Battalion (2004), Ivan's Childhood (1962), T-34 (2018), Colonel Kwiatkowski (1995).

List of soviet soldier movies

Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: hitler, third reich, nazism, war, world war two, suicide, desperation, confined, paranoia, war crime, national socialism, traitor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria, munich germany ...
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Gagarin: First in Space (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is dedicated to the first steps of mankind on the path of space exploration and direct the fate of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The main motif - the fight for the right to be first: the competition in the first cosmonaut, competition ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, serious, exciting
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, folk hero, follow your dream, rise to the top, russian history, ambition, escapades, workplace, space mission, military ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: russia, soviet union
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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: thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, husband wife relationship, friendship, soldier, military, friend, insubordination, firing squad, military officer, violence, courage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, finland
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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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Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: sniper, world war two, war, military, nazism, friendship, heroes, assassination, battle zone, trap, elimination, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, germany, poland
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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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One-Two, Soldiers Were Going... (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The families of 18 soldiers who heroically died in 1944 are meeting at the place of the squad last battle.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, compassionate, thought provoking
Plot: world war two, parents and children, death, murder, family, danger, storytelling, soviet soldier, uniform, russian soldier, killed in action, great patriotic war
Time: year 1944, year 1974
Place: russia
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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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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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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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Colonel Kwiatkowski (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1945, military doctor Andrzej Kwiatkowski pretends to be a communist army colonel in order to save innocent people from Stalinist imprisonment and to get the heart of the girl he's in love with.
Plot: satire, soviet soldier, stalinism, uniform, post war, communism, colonel, surgeon, soviet, hotel, ruins, army ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: warsaw poland, poland
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Tall Tales (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Shortly after the end of World War II, a con man on the run finds himself in a passionate love affair that may well cost him his life.
Plot: passion, interrogation, nightmare, femme fatale, seduction, husband wife relationship, war ruins, hunting, soviet soldier, lust, knife, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: budapest, central europe, budapest hungary
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The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film, satirical, political comedy
Plot: political satire, socialism, josef stalin, military, death, chaos, repression, power struggle, funeral, parody, satire, dictator ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1949, year 1964, year 1953 ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
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The Downfall of Berlin: Anonyma (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A nameless woman keeps a diary as the Russians invade Berlin in the spring of 1945. She is in her early 30s, a patriotic journalist with international credentials; her husband, Gerd, a writer, is an officer at the Russian front. She speaks Russian ...
Style: serious, bleak, disturbing, realistic
Plot: war, war crime, world war two, sexual relations, sexual abuse, political unrest, soldier, strong sexual content, injustice, danger, military, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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My Way (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Jun-shik, who works for Tatsuo’s grandfather’s farm while Korea is colonized by Japan, dreams about participating in the Tokyo Olympics as a marathon runner. Tatsuo also aims to become a marathon runner, so the two become rivals. But the war ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, captivating, realistic
Plot: world war two, military life, life is a bitch, captivity, battles, military, soldier, occupation, rivalry, recruit, confined, squad ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: korea, france, normandy, russia, mongolia ...
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Sun Seekers (1958)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A socialist story of "atoms for peace" and compulsory labor in an East German uranium mine under Soviet control.
Style: light
Plot: sabotage, prostitution, geiger counter, sun, post war, radioactivity, bar brawl, unwanted pregnancy, one armed man, orphan, bra and panties, soviet army ...
Time: year 1949, 1940s
Place: east germany, berlin germany
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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: jewish man, soviet soldier, journal, military police, forest, rifle, battles, behind enemy lines, suicide, army, pow, military ...
Time: year 1942
Place: soviet union
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Sniper: Weapons of Retaliation (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: This world war two story depicts the personal war between a Soviet sniper and a German sniper. Their feud continues after the war in Soviet occupied Germany. At the same time a Nazi rocket scientist continues his research while a Soviet secret ...
Plot: theatrical producer, medal, folk music, camaraderie, world war two, sniper rifle, revenge, nazi soldier, uniform, german army, dancing, bare breasts ...
Time: year 1941, year 1945
Place: soviet union
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Mother of Men (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Style: sincere, touching, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, children, mother, hunger, young woman, village, heroine, kindness, survival, danger, life is a bitch, brutality ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: soviet union
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The Innocents (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their ...
Plot: abbess, world war two, female director, jewish, french, cigarette lighter, bar, secret, child, fear of death, orphanage, surgeon ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, year 1940
Place: poland
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The Secret Ways (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Vienna, 1956. After Soviet tanks crush the Hungarian uprising, soldier-of-fortune Mike Reynolds is hired to help a threatened Hungarian scientist (Prof. Jansci) escape from Budapest. He and Julia, the professor's daughter, cross the boulder ...
Plot: surveillance, secret police, iron curtain, disguise, cold war, escape, betrayal, fake identity, torture, espionage, spy, scientist ...
Time: year 1956, 50s, 1950s
Place: vienna, budapest, switzerland, austria, budapest hungary ...
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Giovanni's Island (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast... and on the unhealed border in this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, island, young heroes, forceful separation, life turned upside down, social differences, village, society, deportation, communication problem, post world war two, dancing ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1946, year 1947 ...
Place: asia, soviet union, japan
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The Edge (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The action takes place shortly after the end of the Second World War in the Siberian hinterland, among Russians and Germans with damaged personal stories and a strange transformation: the victors seem to be crawling into the skins of the defeated, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: gulag, train, ex military, soldier, rivalry, prison life, pow, captivity, wilderness, danger, confined, prisoner of war camp ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: russia, soviet union
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9th Company (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the brutal, sadistic commander, Warrant Officer Dygalo - prior ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, war, basic training, officers and cadets, death, battles, ambush, wartime life, friendship, military life, boot camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: afghanistan, soviet union, russia, middle east
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Stalingrad (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, rough, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, siege, heroes, life is a bitch, battles, wartime life, red army, military life, battle zone, danger, heroism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: soviet union, russia, europe
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25 Fireman's Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On one hot summer night, the residents of a Hungarian apartment house slated for demolition restlessly revisit their haunted pasts as they face an uncertain future. In a gently turning kaleidoscope of dream imagery, regret-laden nostalgia and ...
Style: surreal, talky, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, immigrants, family relations, attic, social differences, anti semitism, genocide, parents and children, introspection, siblings relations, wartime life, anti war ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
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Outpost: Rise of the Spetsnaz (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the third installment of the hit Nazi Zombie action horror movie, Outpost: Rise Of The Spetnaz, we discover the horrifying origins of these supernatural soldiers and see them in ferocious gladiatorial battle against the most ruthless and ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gory, deadly, mad scientist, escape, prisoner, foot chase, trip wire, human experimentation, human experiment, strong violent content ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe
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Phantom (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, cold war, military, navy, military life, leadership, mission gone awry, danger, sea disaster, haunted by the past, delusion, nuclear threat ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: soviet union
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