Russo-Finnish war films

by f-83972 | created - 16 Apr 2018 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

films about the russo-finnish war during 1939 - 1944

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2. Beyond Enemy Lines (2004)

127 min | Drama, History, War

A story of the infantry regiment 61 that fought from Syväri to the Karelian Ishtmus.

Director: Åke Lindman | Stars: Tobias Zilliacus, Ilkka Heiskanen, Christoffer Weiss, Kim Gustafsson

Votes: 1,394

3. Unknown Soldier (2017)

132 min | Drama, War

A film adaptation of Väinö Linna's best selling novel The Unknown Soldier (1954) and the novel's unedited manuscript version, Sotaromaani.

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Eero Aho, Johannes Holopainen, Jussi Vatanen, Aku Hirviniemi

Votes: 6,472

4. The Unknown Soldier (1955)

177 min | Drama, War

Finnish Continuation War rages and a platoon of soldiers is forced to face the horrors of the forefront. Based on Väinö Linna's book of the same name.

Director: Edvin Laine | Stars: Kosti Klemelä, Heikki Savolainen, Reino Tolvanen, Veikko Sinisalo

Votes: 6,626

5. The Unknown Soldier (1985)

199 min | Drama, War

This film is the second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna with the same name as the film. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the ... See full summary »

Director: Rauni Mollberg | Stars: Risto Tuorila, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Paavo Liski, Mika Mäkelä

Votes: 2,451

6. The Winter War (1989)

199 min | Drama, History, War

In 1939, two Finnish brothers are conscripted in the army to fight in the war between Finland and the Soviet Union.

Director: Pekka Parikka | Stars: Taneli Mäkelä, Vesa Vierikko, Timo Torikka, Heikki Paavilainen

Votes: 7,207

7. Ambush (1999)

Not Rated | 123 min | War, Drama

Set during the World War 2. In the summer of 1941 the Finnish army crosses the border of Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola goes through the wilderness around the Lieksa lake to ... See full summary »

Director: Olli Saarela | Stars: Peter Franzén, Irina Björklund, Kari Heiskanen, Taisto Reimaluoto

Votes: 3,925

8. Tali-Ihantala 1944 (2007)

117 min | Drama, History, War

The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back... See full summary »

Directors: Åke Lindman, Sakari Kirjavainen | Stars: Rauno Ahonen, Mikkomarkus Ahtiainen, Frank Biermann, Jussi Brech

Votes: 1,636

9. Sissit (1963)

106 min | Drama, War

Lieutenant Takala joins a group of war veterans who gather in a restaurant to reminisce their unit's operations on the Finnish-Soviet front. A flashback takes us back to summer 1944 where ... See full summary »

Director: Mikko Niskanen | Stars: Matti Oravisto, Kauko Laurikainen, Paul Budsko, Heimo Lepistö

Votes: 278

10. Promise (2005)

112 min | Drama, War

The film tells about members of Finnish women's Lotta Service during the Second World War through the eyes of three young women.

Director: Ilkka Vanne | Stars: Laura Birn, Karoliina Vanne, Pertti Sveholm, Miitta Sorvali

Votes: 718

11. The Warrior's Heart (1992)

102 min | Drama, War

A Norwegian nurse falls in love with a Finnish soldier in the Winter War of 1939/40 between Finland and the Soviet Union. After settling down WW2 erupts, and he is lost in Finland, as she falls in love with the German soldier Maximilian.

Director: Leidulv Risan | Stars: Anneke von der Lippe, Peter Snickars, Thomas Kretschmann, Mona Hofland

Votes: 83

12. Mashenka (1942)

66 min | Drama, Romance, War

In 1939, as the air raid sirens sound over Moscow, a young man, Alyosha, falls in love with a telegraph operator called Mashenka.

Director: Yuli Raizman | Stars: Valentina Karavayeva, Mikhail Kuznetsov, D. Pankratova, Vera Altayskaya

Votes: 179

14. Little Nurse (1999)

107 min | Drama, War, Romance

Katri's husband has died in the Finnish Winter War. When the Continuation War begins, Katri volunteers to work in a Helsinki military hospital. She is courted by a patient, a ... See full summary »

Director: Taru Mäkelä | Stars: Vera Kiiskinen, Tarmo Ruubel, Kai Lehtinen, Annaleena Sipilä

Votes: 154

15. Päämaja (1970)

88 min | Drama, History, War

June 1944. The attention of the world is focused on Normandy, but the change of the tide can be felt in Finland also. Rumours of preparations of a massive Soviet attack in the Karelian ... See full summary »

Director: Matti Kassila | Stars: Joel Rinne, Jussi Jurkka, Tamara Lund, Kapo Manto

Votes: 187

16. The Cuckoo (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, War, Comedy

69 Metascore

The beauty of this movie is that you, as the reader of the subtitles, are the only one who knows what is going on. The woman and the two men all speak different languages. It is a comedy of errors up until the end.

Director: Aleksandr Rogozhkin | Stars: Anni-Kristiina Juuso, Ville Haapasalo, Viktor Bychkov, Mikhail Korobochkin

Votes: 6,956 | Gross: $0.24M

18. The Boys (1962)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, War

A group of mischievous Finnish boys experience the ups and downs of life during World War 2.

Director: Mikko Niskanen | Stars: Pentti Tarkiainen, Vesa-Matti Loiri, Uti Saurio, Hannu Vironmäki

Votes: 780

19. Dog Nail Clipper (2004)

105 min | Drama

Bright young soldier Mertsi suffers a permanent brain injury in the Second World War. In the late 1940s he wanders around the Finnish countryside looking for simple work and relying on ... See full summary »

Director: Markku Pölönen | Stars: Peter Franzén, Taisto Reimaluoto, Ahti Kuoppala, Ville Virtanen

Votes: 1,301

20. The Midwife (2015)

119 min | Drama, Romance, War

A Finnish midwife falls in love with a German-Finnish SS-officer during the Lapland War, in the middle of WWII.

Director: Antti Jokinen | Stars: Krista Kosonen, Lauri Tilkanen, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Tommi Korpela

Votes: 1,013

21. Silence (2011)

110 min | Drama, War

A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These ... See full summary »

Director: Sakari Kirjavainen | Stars: Joonas Saartamo, Lauri Tilkanen, Terhi Suorlahti, Joanna Haartti

Votes: 373

22. The Interrogation (2009)

110 min | Drama, War

Finnish Kerttu Nuorteva is spying for the Russians in Helsinki during World War II. She is arrested and interrogated in the hope that she will uncover the Soviet Union espionage tactics.

Director: Jörn Donner | Stars: Minna Haapkylä, Marcus Groth, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Lauri Nurkse

Votes: 271

23. Hopeaa rajan takaa (1963)

76 min | Adventure, War

Summer 1941, soon after the Finnish Winter War. Wist and Anttala are young war veterans whose homes ended up on the wrong side of the new border after the Soviet Union claimed ownership of ... See full summary »

Director: Mikko Niskanen | Stars: Jaakko Pakkasvirta, Spede Pasanen, Veikko Kerttula, Esko Tuomi

Votes: 225

24. Ski Patrol (1940)

64 min | Adventure, Drama, War

1939: Finnish reserve unit defends border, home-town in valley below, from Russian invaders who are excavating an explosives-laden tunnel under their mountaintop encampment.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Philip Dorn, Luli Deste, Stanley Fields, Samuel S. Hinds

Votes: 177

25. Angelas krig (1984)

97 min | Drama, War

Angela serves during the so-called Finnish winter war (1939-1940) as a nurse at a war hospital. There she meets Thomas Schmidt, a German officer who, in part, lost his memory due to her injuries. They fall in love.

Director: Eija-Elina Bergholm | Stars: Ida-Lotta Backman, Mathieu Carrière, Jörn Donner, Kim Gunell

Votes: 28



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