Russian soldier movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant russian soldier movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating and suspense films and TV shows about / with russian soldier, soldier, danger, death, murder, escapades, world war two, violence, betrayal and military plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, Russia, Finland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as russian soldier: Prisoner of the Mountains (1996), Dersu Uzala (1975), The Green Elephant (1999), We Are from the Future (2008), The Search (2014), Demobbed (2000), The Blackout (2019), Fog (2010), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Soldaty (2004).

List of russian soldier movies

Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based upon a short story by Leo Tolstoy, two Russian soldiers, Sacha and Vania, are ambushed by Muslim rebels in the grandly forbidding Caucasus and taken prisoner. Although complete understanding never fully emerges, their bittersweet ordeal ...
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: russian soldier, war, prison, soldier, confined, hostage, captivity, drinking, murder, violence, pow, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: chechnya, russia, caucasus, poland
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 8.3
 21K
Dersu Uzala (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Japan, Ukraine
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, human spirit, survival, wilderness, russian soldier, nature, tiger, culture clash, danger, adventurer, hopes, adventure ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century
Place: russia, siberia, japan, tokyo
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The Green Elephant (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie is set in the brig, the walls of which are painted in a poisonous green color. There fall into two junior officers, Sergei "Fallen" Pakhomov and Vladimir "Little brother" Epifantsev. So, both lieutenant begin their ...
Style: sadistic, macabre, art house, rough, sinister
Plot: violence, prison, exploitation, murder, prisoner, brutality, russian soldier, anguish, all male cast, cruelty, beating, jail cell ...
Place: russia
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We Are from the Future (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Four 21st century treasure seekers are transported back into the middle of a WWII battles in Soviet Union...
Style: exciting, serious, rough
Plot: time travel, war, soldier, military life, friendship, courage, battle zone, military, battles, imaginary, survival, world war two ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 40s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: russia, soviet union
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 6.8
 2K
The Search (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Georgia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman who works for a non-governmental organization (NGO) forms a special relationship with a young boy in war-torn Chechnya.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, remake of american film
Plot: life is a bitch, wartime life, russian soldier, russian army, soldier, orphan, murder, violence, war crime, torture, war violence, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, chechnya, caucasus
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 7.5
 2K
Demobbed (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The student, Rifle, has managed to seduce his professor's wife, Bomber, an average working guy, has bought a factory and Bullet, the casino lover, is hiding from creditors. They all share a common path and conscription. In the army they teach ...
Style: cynical, humorous, idiotic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: russian army, russian soldier, discipline, army, military, dumb, debt, cynicism, friendship between men, gambling debt, idiot, friendship ...
Place: russia
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The Blackout (2019)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Story: No meteorites hit Earth, no terrorists put the world in danger, no atomic war was started, but something did go wrong. Contact between most towns on Earth has been severed. A small ring-like area in Eastern Europe still has electricity, and maybe ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, danger, russian soldier, russian army, border, life is a bitch, friendship, society, adventure, culture clash, greed, death ...
Time: future
Place: eastern europe
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 5.9
 98
Fog (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Story: Present time. A squad of young soldiers of the Russian army during the march-throw splits from the main group. In order to save time, they decide to cut the path, but get into the strange fog, which transfers them to the past, right into the World ...
Plot: fog, russian soldier, uniform, war
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The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, serious, harsh ...
Plot: anti war, politics, queen victoria, equestrian, honor, discipline, british soldier, british empire, british army, british history, russian soldier, massacre ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s, 1960s
Place: istanbul turkey, england, russia, europe, canada ...
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Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: judaism, arranged marriage, anti semitism, village, village life, grudge, rabbi, housewife, dream, constable, tradition, milkman ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: ukraine, europe, russia, poland, israel
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 6.0
 369
Soldaty (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: Russia
Story: The action takes place in a certain military unit, in the city near it, in characters's apartments. The life and attitudes of soldiers, sergeants, warrant officers, officers and their closest associates are shown.
Style: feel good, light, entertaining, humorous
Plot: soldier, russian army, rivalry, friendship, youth, friends, escapades, russian soldier, military uniform, uniform
Time: contemporary
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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: sentimental, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Plot: great patriotic war, nazi, pow, world war two, soviet army, friendship, redemption, russian soldier, prison, infantry, wehrmacht, josef stalin ...
Place: soviet union
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The Liberation of Prague (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: On 20th of April 1945 the Soviet army launches its attack on Berlin. The end has come for Nazi Germany and Hitler decides to commit suicide. In Prague K.H. Frank (Nazi Secretary of State and Chief of police in the Protectorate of Bohemia a Moravia) ...
Style: propaganda film
Plot: red army, communist, rebellion, concentration camp, russian soldier, fascism, world war two
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 2K
Skyjacked (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, military, stewardess, danger, save the day, crimes, confined, chases and races, forces of nature, adventure, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, russia, asia, moscow russia, soviet union
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Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Ukraine
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: orphan, anti war, swamp, dream, flare, boy, spy, soldier, war, german, wartime life, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, soviet union, japan
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 6.6
 28K
Hunter Killer (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, save the day, danger, violence, murder, death, race against time, kidnapping, drone, russian army, sniper ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: scottish highlands, washington d.c., pentagon, moscow russia, battleship ...
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 6.6
 2K
Francofonia (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning reflection on the relation between art, culture and power.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: nazi occupation, nazism, painting, art museum, museum, louvre, art, world, war, gravestone, palace, water ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, year 1942, year 1972, year 1918 ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, vichy, france, germany, paris france ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 47K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Colombia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, martial arts, political corruption, danger, secret agent, machismo, terrorist, betrayal, gunfight, investigation, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
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 6.6
 136K
Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, rough, brutal, erotic ...
Plot: female assassin, training, deception, spy, russian spy, seduction, manipulation, torture, secret agent, secret mission, female spy, traitor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, hungary, budapest hungary, budapest, europe ...
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Czech Republic, Russia, India, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, mission, secret agents, espionage, undercover, skyscraper, explosion, teamwork, frame up, save the day, nuclear threat, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: dubai, hungary, russia, seattle washington, mumbai india ...
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Tom of Finland (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, record player, park, promise, money, eyeglasses, husband wife relationship, bar, snow, soldier, teacher ...
Time: year 1991
Place: santa monica california, berlin germany, helsinki finland, finland, denmark ...
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 7.2
 742
The Invisibles (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four young Jews survive the Third Reich in the middle of Berlin by living so recklessly that they become "invisible."
Plot: shoah, holocaust, refugee, interview, world war two, resistance, courage, russian soldier, holocaust survivor, nazi officer, reenactment, hiding ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany
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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 ...
Plot: leftist, retreat, order, pow, enemy, trench warfare, trench, wounded soldier, infantry, russian soldier, war crime, hand grenade ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, finland
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The Monuments Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense ...
Plot: art theft, military, treasure hunt, german, rescue, painting, war, architect, heroic mission, hunt down, military life, danger ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1944, year 1977 ...
Place: germany, europe, austria, paris france, normandy ...
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 165K
xXx (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, double agent, mission, undercover, car chase, adventure, heroic mission, master villain, tough heroes, extreme sport, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: prague, prague czech republic, california, washington d.c., europe ...
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 5K
The Ascent (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: village, betrayal, danger, atrocity, life is a bitch, war, wartime life, confined, heroes, dishonesty, captivity, death sentence ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: soviet union, russia, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 1K
The Victors (1963)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Intercutting dramatic vignettes with newsreel footage, the story follows the characters from an infantry squad as they make their way from Sicily to Germany during the end of World War II.
Style: epic, tragic ending
Plot: army, infantry, forbidden love, nazi germany, devastation, stabbed to death, rape, firing squad, killing a dog, russian soldier, dehumanization, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
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The Turkish Gambit (2005)
Genre: War, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, Bulgaria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the Russian-Turkish war. Erast Fandorin has just escaped from ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, escapades, adventure, heroes, rivalry, woman in danger, wartime life, spy, sniper, soldier, investigation, romantic triangle ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: bulgaria, ottoman empire, europe
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Mommilan veriteot 1917 (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On the eve of a civil war, the film follows the last days of Alfred Kordelin, the richest man in Finland.
Style: pre war
Plot: battle, disorder, capitalist, class struggle, master servant relationship, russian soldier, bourgeoisie, shoot out, working class, rich man, confusion, lower class ...
Time: year 1917
Place: russia, finland
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 276
The Partisans (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lieutenant Takala meets his fellow partisans of 20th division many year after the war. With flashbacks we see the events of summer 1944.
Plot: officer, guerilla warfare, loss of faith, cynicism, trench, russian soldier, post traumatic stress, war veteran, mental breakdown, behind enemy lines, post war, debauchery ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, finland
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