Russian civil war movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant russian civil war movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, atmospheric and epic films and TV shows about / with russian civil war, civil war, bolshevik, russian revolution, political unrest, revolution, war, soldier, state affairs and world war one plots mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres shot in Soviet Union, Russia, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as russian civil war: The Elusive Revengers (1967), Aide of His Excellence (1970), Wagtail's Army Fighting Again (1967), Dauria (1972), White Sun of the Desert (1970), The Flight (1971), The Commissar (1967), New Adventures of the Elusives (1968), Admiral (2008), Zhila-byla Odna Baba (2011).

List of russian civil war movies

At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the Russian Civil War, a loyal Red, Shilov, must prove he is at home among strangers as he attempts to recapture a shipment of gold that he was supposed to deliver to Moscow. Needed as a means of buying food for the people, the gold Shilov ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian civil war, mole, false accusation, gang, escapades, gypsy, train, officer, patriotism, frame up, friendship, conscience ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
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The Elusive Revengers (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Dan'ka's and Ksanka's childhood in the village has been brutally ended when their father was killed by the White Guard officer in front of their eyes. Seeking revenge they join forces with an intellectual from the city Valerka and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, touching, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, russian civil war, vengeance, obsessive quest, heroic mission, vigilantism, righting the wronged, escapades, rivalry, siblings relations, civil war, horse chase ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: russia
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Aide of His Excellence (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 377 min.
TV show
Story: Adyutant ego prevoskhoditelstva
Plot: russian civil war, self sacrifice, civil war, train robbery, infiltration, bolshevik, militant, russian army, investigation, general, male female relationship, spy ...
Time: 1910s
Place: ukraine, russia, kiev ukraine
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Wagtail's Army Fighting Again (1967)
Genre: Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A kids from "Armiya Tryasoguzki" are fighting "whites" again.
Plot: russian civil war, secret agent, homelessness, orphan, civil war, sabotage, resistance, underground, children, red, secret agents
Time: 20th century
Place: russia
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Dauria (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 182 min.
Story: A chronicle of life in a small village in the Baikal Region on the eve of World War I and at the time of the October Revolution. The age-old foundations are crumbling, the process of social stratification is underway and, as a result, some people go ...
Style: epic, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: russian civil war, wedding, revolution, village, unfulfillment, rebellion, tragic love, forbidden love, love affair, village life, small town life, love and romance ...
Place: siberia, russia
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White Sun of the Desert (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The setting is the east shore of the Caspian Sea (today's Turkmenistan) where the Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov has been fighting the Civil War in Russian Asia for a number of years. After being hospitalised and then demobbed, he sets off home ...
Style: serious, exciting, sincere, entertaining
Plot: desert, red army, civil war, culture clash, leadership, soldier, husband wife relationship, russian civil war, heroes, adventure, society, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1910s
Place: asia, russia, soviet union
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The Flight (1971)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 196 min.
Story: The film is about a group of people who in other times wouldn't have anything in common, some of them innocent bystanders, some moral criminals. But nothing is straightforward and simple. From Russia "the run" continues to ...
Plot: russian civil war, emigrant, public execution, public hanging, remorse, emigration, card game, ghost, hanging, execution, war crime, mental illness ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, turkey, crimea, russia, france
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The Commissar (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Klavdia Vavilova, a Red Army cavalry commissar, is waylaid by an unexpected pregnancy. She stays with a Jewish family to give birth and is softened somewhat by the experience of family life.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: pregnancy, russian civil war, life is a bitch, war, village, wartime life, female soldier, jewish, pregnant woman, jewish family, soldier, newborn baby ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: russia
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New Adventures of the Elusives (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A brilliant continuation of the saga, now in the city. The target of young patriots is a map held in the safe locker in the headquarters of secret police!
Plot: russian civil war, posse, horse chase, behind enemy lines, undercover agent, bar fight, explosive, scout, cabaret, civil war, fistfight, prospector ...
Place: russia
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Admiral (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of his best friend. The revolution in his ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, serious, based on true events, tragic ending ...
Plot: russian history, warship, political unrest, politics, destiny, world war one, state affairs, russian revolution, military, against the odds, battles, heroes ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Zhila-byla Odna Baba (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 150 min.
Story: История частной жизни одной женщины и четверых ее мужчин. Главная героиня - неграмотная крестьянка, и действие фильма начинается с ее ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, bleak, epic ...
Plot: village life, wartime life, revolution, world war one, village, state affairs, life is a bitch, bolshevik, illiteracy, village people, countryside, rape ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 1920s, 1900s
Place: russia, europe
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The Fall of the Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 520 min.
TV show
Story: The Fall of the Great Russian Empire is the main storyline of this 10 episode mini series, however, every episode has a separate detective story of its own.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, realistic, political ...
Plot: russian empire, russian revolution, world war one, russian history, imperial russia, spy, revolution, revenge, prison, military officer, army, search ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo
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Wedding in Malinovka (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie takes place during Russia's civil war between the Reds (Bolsheviks) and the Whites (Mensheviks). Andrejka and Yarinka are a young betrothed couple in the village of Malinovka, caught between the battle lines. Gritsian is the leader of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, suspense, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: undercover agent, soviet, wedding, couples, love and romance, family relations, russian civil war, family, brutality, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, violence ...
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Quiet Flows the Don (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Russia
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: With World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, and the Russian Civil War as backdrop, it's an old-fashioned, blood-and-guts narrative, filled with earthly humor and a wealth of colorful characters. The story concerns the fluctuating fortunes of ...
Style: family saga, epic, captivating
Plot: cossack, revolution, soldier, communism, world war one, battlefield, bolshevik, russian civil war, russian revolution, army, battle, battles ...
Place: russia
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Trotsky (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The life pages of a man who changed the world but paid back everything he had. Leon Trotsky is being interviewed in Mexico city of the year 1940 by Canadian journalist Frank Jackson. During eight days they have eight interview sessions revealing the ...
Style: based on true events, rough, tense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, storytelling, chase, death, danger, violence, russian civil war, murder, josef stalin, red army, lenin ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 40s, 1910s, 19th century ...
Place: ussr
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Reds (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 195 min.
Story: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Style: sentimental, captivating, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: russian revolution, world war one, love triangle, journalism, politics, romance, political unrest, writer's life, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1917 ...
Place: russia, new york, usa, soviet union, portland oregon ...
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The Sixth (1982)
Genre: Action
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Civil War in Russia has just finished. The sixth chief of militia came to a small town in the south. Five Glodov’s predecessors had been killed by a gang of elusive Vakhromeyev. Now Glodov and his crew are going to have a mortal combat with ...
Plot: russian civil war, hairdresser, train robbery, eastern
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The Property of Republic (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Makar, a criminal investigator, is trying to find a stolen collection of antic treasures during the Spring of 1918.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: russian civil war, orphan, adventurer, homeless teenager, jewelry, circus, post civil war, bandit, theft, police investigation, sacrifice, fencing ...
Time: 1920s
Place: soviet union
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Corto Maltese in Siberia (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At the end of 1918 while civil war is raging on in Russia, antagonism is slowly spreading to the East, between the Oural mountains and Shanghai. Stuck between a desire to save what's left of the great Imperial Russia, and starting from a clean ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, political unrest, chase, adventurer, heroes, state affairs, danger, escapades, russian revolution, civil war, train ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1918
Place: siberia, china, russia, shanghai, hong kong ...
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Miss Modern (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story follows Benio "Haikara-san" Hanamura, who lost her mother when she was very young and has been raised by her father, a high-ranking official in the Japanese army. As a result, she has grown into a tomboy -- contrary to ...
Plot: kimono, father daughter relationship, lieutenant, death of mother, gender roles, rain, arranged marriage, russian civil war
Time: 1920s, year 1918, year 1919
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The Lost Expedition (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union, Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An expedition of a few geologists is going to Siberia in order to found a gold sources during 1918.
Plot: expedition, civil war, russian civil war, disappearance, exploration, greed, gold, travel
Time: 1920s, 1910s
Place: siberia, russia
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1914-1918 (1996)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, History, Sport, War
Country: UK, USA
TV show
Story: The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century is a 1996 documentary series that aired on PBS. It chronicles World War I over eight episodes. It was narrated by Dame Judi Dench in the UK and Salome Jens in the United States. The series won two ...
Plot: world war one, zeppelin, pow, poison gas, memorial, mud, russian civil war, trench, trench warfare, bolshevik, conference, influenza ...
Time: 1910s
Place: mexico, belgium, france, turkey, versailles
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Golden River (1977)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The continuation of the story started by adventure movie "The Lost Expedition" set in 1923.
Plot: travel, gold, post civil war, expedition, russian civil war, exploration, greed
Time: 1920s
Place: russia, siberia
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The Seventh Bullet (1973)
Genre: Adventure, War, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Despite the restoration of Soviet power in the area, Basmachis continue to arrive from across the border, bringing death and destruction to peaceful villages. One of the bands of rebels is led by Khairulla who is pitted against the militsiya (local ...
Plot: chase, squad, eastern, russian civil war, post civil war, shooting, horse chase, posse, civil war, bullet
Place: soviet union
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A Slave of Love (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the Bolsheviks get closer to Moscow. Although married, she ...
Style: silent film, talky, serious, realistic, pre war
Plot: revolution, filmmaking, infidelity, love affair, rebelliousness, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, showbiz, fall in love, political unrest, love triangle, couples ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, crimea
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Beginning of an Unknown Era (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Ukraine
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Two young directors adapted the short stories of two Russian authors whose works had been banned for decades, and so their film ended up in the censor’s vault as well – for twenty years. Both tales look back to the post-revolutionary era, and ...
Plot: female director, civil war, head bashed in, motorcycle, communism, cow, criminal gang, hopes, water, train, locomotive, russian revolution ...
Time: 1920s
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Coup de grâce (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A countess loves her brother's Prussian-officer friend in the 1919 Baltic area.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, revolution, soldier, betrayal, evacuation, tragic love, tragic hero, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, wartime life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe, budapest hungary, siberia, warsaw poland ...
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The Red and the White (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1919, Hungarian Communists aid the Bolsheviks' defeat of Czarists, the Whites. Near the Volga, a monastery and a field hospital are held by one side then the other.
Style: contemplative, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: monastery, confined, against humanity, war, society, soldier, politics, military, heroes, rebellion, state affairs, battles ...
Time: 1910s, year 1919
Place: russia, europe, hungary
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Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: love triangle, russian revolution, nurse, world war one, suicide attempt, infidelity, communism, deportation, war, revolution, betrayal, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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