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, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with soviet soldier, world war two, soviet army, battles, death, military, murder, russian soldier, soldier and red army plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in Russia, Soviet Union, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as soviet soldier: T-34 (2018), Sniper: Weapons of Retaliation (2009), Kalashnikov (2020), The Penal Battalion (2004), The Fight for Moscow (1985), Unknown Battle (2019), Tankers (2018), Leaving Afghanistan (2019), Mr. Jones (2019), Fortress of War (2010).

List of soviet soldier movies

 6.7
 11K
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: tank, great patriotic war, fascist, world war two, russian soldier, soviet soldier, prison escape, captivity, battles, homecoming, wartime, heroes ...
Time: year 1941, year 1944, 1940s
Place: russia
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Sniper: Weapons of Retaliation (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 162 min.
TV show
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: sniper rifle, sniper, soviet soldier, vendetta, world war two, revenge, german army, secret base, red army, wehrmacht, theatrical producer, murder ...
Time: year 1941, year 1945
Place: soviet union, ussr
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 6.6
 3K
Kalashnikov (2020)
Genre: Biography, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tank commander Kalashnikov is severely injured in battle in 1941. The accident leaves him incapacitated and unable to return to the front. While recovering in the hospital he begins creating the initial sketches of what will become one of the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, captivating, heroic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: inventor, world war two, human spirit, weapons, soldier, life & death, automatic weapon, soviet soldier, great patriotic war, creativity, adaptation, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, moscow russia, kazakhstan
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The Penal Battalion (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 550 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, captivating, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, soviet army, russian soldier, pow, infantry, nazi, red army, killed in action, wehrmacht, priest, escape ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia
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The Fight for Moscow (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration: 358 min.
TV show
Story: A historic movie telling the story about a battle of Moscow during WWII.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: josef stalin, world war two, nazi, military, heroism, battles, battle, great patriotic war, life & death, heroes, bravery, reconnaissance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union, moscow russia, berlin germany
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 5.9
 623
Unknown Battle (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During WW2, in 1942 and 1943, a series of not-so-well known yet bloody battles occurred near the town of Rzhev. Those battles received the name of ‘Rzhev Meat Grinder’. The film is based on the award-winning novel by Vyacheslav Kondratyev, which ...
Style: rough, epic, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wehrmacht, great patriotic war, war, infantry, soviet army, world war two, battles, soldier, battle zone, heroism, attack, red army ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, soviet union
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 5.5
 2K
Tankers (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is based on the true story about a Soviet KV-1 crew of a Soviet KV-1 tank, under the command of Semyon Konovalov , whom despite being heavily outnumbered by German forces, destroyed 16 tanks, 2 armored vehicles and 8 other enemy vehicles ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, disturbing
Plot: world war two, death, explosion, historical event, danger, murder, life & death, friendship, society, hopes, family problems, heroes ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 20th century
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Leaving Afghanistan (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 1988-1989. The end of the Soviet-Afghan war. The USSR begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet General Vasiliev's son - a pilot named Alexander gets kidnapped by the mujahideen after his airplane crashes. As a result the 108th motorized ...
Style: based on true events, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian soldier, wartime, hostage, war, danger, brotherhood, conflict, robbery, gun, murderer, mud, soviet army ...
Time: 1880s, 80s
Place: afghanistan
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 6.9
 9K
Mr. Jones (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, UK, Ukraine
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out. ...
Plot: journalist, hunger, communism, journalism, genocide, cannibalism, soviet, josef stalin, freeze to death, speech, naivete, 28 year old ...
Time: year 1935, year 1933, pre world war two, year 1957, 1930s
Place: ukraine, soviet union, ussr, berlin germany, london ...
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Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, wehrmacht, red army, infantrymen, heroes, invasion, nazism, squad, german ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
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 8.2
 340K
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, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: world war two, hitler, war, third reich, nazism, suicide, desperation, confined, national socialism, ss, paranoia, war crime ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, prague czechoslovakia, munich germany ...
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Unknown Soldier (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration: 132 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, captivating, realistic, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, world war two, husband wife relationship, friend, friendship, military, soldier, firing squad, insubordination, military officer, adaptation, violence ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, finland, 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: heroic, suspenseful, tense, rough, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, russian soldier, world war two, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, war, soldier, eastern front, patriotism, military uniform, steel helmet ...
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: sniper, world war two, war, military, heroes, nazism, friendship, assassination, nazi officer, battle zone, trap, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union, germany, poland
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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, compassionate, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: world war two, parents and children, death, family, murder, danger, storytelling, soviet soldier, killed in action, uniform, russian soldier, great patriotic war
Time: year 1944, year 1974
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: orphan, war, anti war, world war two, man boy relationship, great patriotic war, heroes, youth, red army, battles, german, child execution ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, ussr, soviet union ...
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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.
Style: based on true events
Plot: drinking alcohol, dancing, hotel room, singing, hit in the face, medical examination, crying, fight, priest, torture, cow, railway station ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, post world war two, 20th century
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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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, parody
Plot: political satire, socialism, josef stalin, military, death, chaos, repression, power struggle, funeral, satire, dictator, political intrigue ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1956, year 1953, year 1949 ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
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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, military, battles, soldier, recruit, squad, occupation, rivalry, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: korea, south korea, mongolia, france, russia ...
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 6.3
 140
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: violence against women, geiger counter, wedding party, communist party, trumpet, prostitution, sabotage, police arrest, miner, forced labor, unwanted pregnancy, ss officer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1949
Place: east germany, berlin germany
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 5.8
 499
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: eastern front, escape, factory, german soldier, journal, interrogation, rifle, grenade, battle, minefield, barbed wire, mistreatment ...
Time: year 1942
Place: soviet union, ussr
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Mother of Men (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Style: sincere, bleak, suspenseful, touching, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, children, mother, hunger, village, young woman, heroine, survival, kindness, life is a bitch, danger, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: soviet union, ussr
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 7.3
 10K
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 ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: world war two, abbess, ceremony, lie, secret, interracial relations, syphilis, mother son relationship, chastity, female director, photographer, communist ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, post world war two, year 1945
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: espionage, secret police, iron curtain, torture, fake identity, surveillance, cold war, escape, disguise, betrayal, father daughter relationship, acquittal ...
Time: 1950s, year 1956, 50s
Place: vienna, budapest, budapest hungary, hungary, soviet union ...
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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: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, island, young heroes, forceful separation, life turned upside down, social differences, village, society, deportation, communication problem, dancing, post war ...
Time: 20th century, post world war two, 1940s, 40s, year 1947 ...
Place: asia, japan, soviet union, ussr
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 7.1
 20K
9th Company (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Finland
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: dramatic, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, war, ambush, battles, basic training, officers and cadets, death, escapades, wartime life, friendship, military life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: afghanistan, russia, ussr, soviet union, middle east
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 5.6
 16K
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: captivating, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Plot: war, world war two, heroes, siege, battles, life is a bitch, wartime life, red army, battle zone, military life, danger, heroism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: ussr, 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, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: immigrants, attic, family relations, world war two, forbidden love, wartime life, politics, life is a bitch, state affairs, against humanity, society, soldier ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe, central 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, rough, bleak, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, human experimentation, supernatural, gory, deadly, mad scientist, trip wire, human experiment, escape, prisoner, foot chase, strong violent content ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe
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 5.9
 14K
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, navy, military, military life, mission gone awry, leadership, sea disaster, danger, haunted by the past, delusion, nuclear threat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: ussr, soviet union
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