Josef stalin movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant josef stalin movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing, suspenseful and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with josef stalin, world war two, communism, murder, stalinism, politics, russian, state affairs, life is a bitch and society plots mostly in Drama, History and War genres shot in UK, Soviet Union, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as josef stalin: Archangel (2005), Vasiliy Stalin (2013), The Fight for Moscow (1985), East/West (1999), The Death of Stalin (2017), Tanks For Stalin (2018), Stalin (1992), An Ordinary Execution (2010), Once My Mother (2013), Silent Wedding (2008).

List of josef stalin movies

Archangel (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Moscow and the frozen northern town of Archangel, the drama revisits the stark landscape of Communist Russia and takes place over four days in the life of academic Fluke Kelso. His fateful meeting with a former Stalinist ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, political ...
Plot: josef stalin, murder, prostitute, uncover truth, investigation, obsession, state affairs, politics, intrigue, soldier, mystery, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, year 1953
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Vasiliy Stalin (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: General lieutenant at 26, a womanizer and a booze-hound, Vasily Stalin has always lived a life too scandalous for the Soviet Union and yet too insignificant to ever escape the shadow of his larger-then-life father. The dictator's sudden death ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, melancholic, disturbing, exciting
Plot: josef stalin, dictator, stalinism, father son relationship, world war two, pilot, aviator, binge drinking, war crime, alcoholic, red army, drunk ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: ussr, moscow 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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, josef stalin, great patriotic war, soviet soldier, nazi, red army, military, heroism, battles, life & death, bravery, heroes ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: ussr, russia, moscow russia, berlin germany
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East/West (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, France, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or prison. He and his French wife (her passport ripped up) ...
Style: touching, heartbreaking, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: communism, kgb, love and romance, propaganda, survival, freedom, brutality, josef stalin, runaway, tragedy, destiny, family ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, post world war two
Place: ussr, russia, france, germany, europe ...
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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: satirical, parody, sexy, psychological, political ...
Plot: political satire, satire, dictator, death, power struggle, repression, chaos, josef stalin, funeral, socialism, military, totalitarian regime ...
Time: year 1953, 50s, year 1956, year 1964, year 1949
Place: russia, ussr, moscow russia, siberia
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Tanks For Stalin (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race. Followed by Nazis, the tanks' team defeats their pursuers and proves the great ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, tank, engineer, josef stalin, soldier, inventions and discoveries, hopes, gunfight, friendship, chase, weapons, wartime ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1939, year 1940
Place: ussr, moscow russia
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World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
TV show
Story: Based upon the actual cables between Washington, London and Moscow during the Second World War, this TV-movie examines the relationship between the leaders of these countries throughout the conflict. Franklin D. Roosevelt (John Lithgow), Winston ...
Style: captivating, talky, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, josef stalin, head of state, marxist, british politics, artists and showbiz, ambition, leadership, state affairs, against humanity, war, orphan ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, europe, usa, ussr, britain
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Stalin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Hungary, USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.
Style: political, captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, josef stalin, communism, child molester, evil man, cold war, terror, brutality, paranoia, stroke, marxist, leadership ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 50s, year 1917 ...
Place: ussr, russia
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An Ordinary Execution (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During the last days of Stalin's reign, a doctor (Marina Hands) tries to go unnoticed in a society of mutual dread where a neighbour or colleague might "denounce" you to the authorities at any moment.But tales of her healing touch ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: power relations, doctors and patients, moral dilemma, head of state, state affairs, society, life is a bitch, dictator, josef stalin, suffering, illness, wife leaves husband ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: ussr, russia
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Once My Mother (2013)
Genre: Family, History, War
Country: Australia, Poland, Ukraine
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Australian filmmaker Sophia Turkiewicz investigates why her Polish mother abandoned her and uncovers the truth behind her mother's wartime escape from a Siberian gulag, leaving Sophia to confront her own capacity for forgiveness.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: refugee, parent child relationship, mother, daughter, mother daughter relationship, family relations, gulag, josef stalin, uncover truth, parents and children, wartime life, mother and daughter ...
Place: poland, australia, siberia
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Silent Wedding (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Romania, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a small village of Communist-era Romania a young couple wish to marry, but Joseph Stalin dies the night prior to their wedding ceremony forcing the bride and groom to marry in silence.
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: communism, village, fighting the system, dark humor, wedding preparations and rituals, injustice, occupation, family life, parents and children, against the rules, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: romania, ussr, europe
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The Inner Circle (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically flawed hero maintains unwavering faith in his ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, serious, political ...
Plot: stalinism, world war two, politics, kgb, injustice, political unrest, state affairs, head of state, dictatorship, projectionist, love, communism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 50s
Place: russia
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Robert Reborn (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1951 USSR, as the Cold War intensifies, infamous dictator Joseph Stalin is suffering with illness and his death is imminent. Meanwhile, KGB agent Stoichkov discovers a mysterious stage show in the Baltic region featuring three creepy dolls - ...
Style: bleak, suspense, captivating, scary, psychotronic
Plot: evil doll, doll, killer doll, violent death, murder, supernatural, toy comes to life, airplane, propaganda, reincarnation, josef stalin, russophobia ...
Time: 50s, year 1951, 20th century
Place: ussr, moscow russia
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Amen. (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Romania
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film "Amen." examines the links between the Vatican and Nazi Germany. The central character is Kurt Gerstein, a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS who is horrified by what he sees in the death camps. Moreover, he is ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, ss, genocide, jewish, concentration camp, priest, conscience, christian, nazi, pope, politics ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: vatican, poland, rome italy, germany, austria ...
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Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, humorous, disturbing
Plot: spy, paranoia, espionage, cold war, conspiracy, josef stalin, communism, satire, hostage situation, stalinism, state affairs, amateur detective ...
Time: year 1984, 50s
Place: balkan, former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
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Assassination Attempt (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union, France, Switzerland
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Documents reveal in 1980 that the Germans planned to kill the Big Three in Teheran in 1943.This story starts in 1980 in Paris as the memories of Andrei Borodin (Igor Kostolevsky), a Soviet agent, take the action back to 1943 during the Teheran ...
Plot: world war two, terrorism, conference, josef stalin, nazi, agent, british politics, assassination, accusation, betrayal, attack, nazi spy ...
Time: year 1943, year 1980
Place: paris france, tehran iran, ussr, iran, london ...
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The Feasts of Valtasar, or The Night with Stalin (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A dance troupe from the autonomous region of Abkhazia in western Georgia perform for Stalin, Lavrentiy Beria, Abkhaz leader Nestor Lakoba, and other high-ranking party officials in the Black Sea coastal town of Gagra.
Plot: totalitarian regime, josef stalin, stalinism, dictator
Place: ussr, caucasus, georgia (former ussr)
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Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: humorous, clever, twists and turns, visually appealing, affectionate ...
Plot: revolution, satire, politics, dark humor, farce, communism, insanity, brutality, male nudity, violence, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, russia, latvia, sydney australia, moscow russia ...
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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: communism, cannibalism, journalist, journalism, hunger, genocide, russian, kidnapping, interwar period, orphan, corpse, stalinism ...
Time: 1930s, year 1933, year 1935, year 1957, pre world war two
Place: ukraine, ussr, london, germany, berlin germany ...
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Repentance (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden. Although it is secretly reburied, the corpse keeps returning until the police capture the local woman who is ...
Style: parody, realistic, serious, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: communism, totalitarianism, surrealism, dictator, funeral, nightmare, christian, politics, jury, satire, josef stalin, tragic hero ...
Place: ussr, georgia, russia, georgia (former ussr), tbilisi ...
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The Children of Arbat Street (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 705 min.
TV show
Story: Children of the Arbat is a 16-part television serial based on the Children of the Arbat trilogy by Anatoly Rybakov. It aired on the Channel One network in Russia in 2004. The series closely follows the plot of Rybakov's trilogy. Set in the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, sad ...
Plot: stalinism, love, family relations, life is a bitch, society, couple relations, wartime life, everyday life, love and romance, army, russian, soldier ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ussr, moscow russia
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Monstrum (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Movie about a sculptor Otakar Svec who is building a statue of Stalin in Prague.
Style: retro
Plot: artist, josef stalin, sculptor, european history, communist, suicide, moral dilemma, communism, husband wife relationship, czech history, memorial, statue ...
Time: 50s
Place: prague, central europe
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Afterimage (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1945, as Stalin sets his hands over Poland, famous painter Wladislaw Strzeminski refuses to compromise on his art with the doctrines of social realism. Persecuted, expelled from his chair at the University, he's eventually erased from the ...
Style: avant garde, twist ending, captivating, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: art, artist, painting, legal system, communism, father daughter relationship, professor, loss of mother, teacher student relationship, one legged man, sculpture, life ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, year 1950, year 1948, year 1952
Place: poland
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The Last Witness (2018)
Genre: History, Thriller
Country: UK, Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.
Style: stylized, captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: journalist, refugee, hidden truth, murder, secrets, investigation, mysticism, british government, josef stalin, love, seaside, bicycle ...
Time: year 1947, post world war two
Place: britain, poland
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The World Wars (2014)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: The World Wars tells the story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The documentary examines the two wars as one ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: soldier, world war one, world war two, war, historical character, infantrymen, politics, military, state affairs, head of state, totalitarianism, nazism ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s
Place: usa, europe
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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, serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, heroism, siege, heroes, red army, life is a bitch, battles, wartime life, russian history, military life, battle zone ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, europe, russia
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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: partisan, communist, world war two, communism, josef stalin, innocent, fear, death, school, russian, teacher, horse ...
Time: post world war two, year 1945
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, ussr
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The Unburied Man (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: One of the doyennes of Hungarian film deals with a dark period of national history: the Soviet regime in Hungary. She portrays it through the fate of the former prime minister and national hero, Imre Nagy. The script is based on the diary written by ...
Plot: crime against humanity, josef stalin, war for independence, brutality, skeleton, grave, dictatorship, execution, adolescence, hanging, revolution, rat ...
Time: 20th century, year 1956, 50s
Place: ussr, romania, italy, hungary, central europe ...
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Defence Counsel Sedov (1988)
Genre: Short, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Late one evening in Moscow in 1937, Defence Counsel Sedov hears a knock at the door. Three women whose agronomist husbands have been sentenced to death for alleged sabotage beg him to take on the seemingly hopeless task of saving them. Sedov embarks ...
Plot: totalitarian regime, josef stalin, injustice, bureaucracy, repression, terror, car, prison, train, courtroom, clapping, telephone
Place: ussr
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Testimony (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: Netherlands, UK, Denmark, West Germany, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.
Plot: musician, composer, cold war, dream, opera, irony, survival, russian, humiliation, friendship, husband wife relationship, journalist ...
Time: post world war two
Place: ussr, new york, russia
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