SOVIET AFGHAN WAR 1979-1989

by samnigam20 | created - 20 Jul 2015 | updated - 23 Sep 2015 | Public

(Tit for tat) Soviet Union's Vietnam!

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1. The Beast of War (1988)

R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, War

A Soviet tank and its warring crew become separated from their patrol and lost in an Afghan valley with a group of vengeance-seeking rebels on their tracks.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: George Dzundza, Jason Patric, Steven Bauer, Stephen Baldwin

Votes: 8,145 | Gross: $0.16M

Hollywood movie based on the realities of Soviet Afghan War

2. 9th Company (2005)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, History

Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians.

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk | Stars: Artur Smolyaninov, Aleksey Chadov, Konstantin Kryukov, Ivan Kokorin

Votes: 18,652

Russian war movie based on Soviet Afghan war.

3. Rambo III (1988)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

36 Metascore

Rambo mounts a one-man mission to rescue his friend Colonel Trautman from the clutches of the formidable invading Soviet forces in Afghanistan.

Director: Peter MacDonald | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge, Kurtwood Smith

Votes: 109,881 | Gross: $53.72M

Rambo III is a explosive war action flick that deals with liberating a Soviet fort from a cruel Russian commander during soviet Afghan War!

4. Afghan Breakdown (1991)

140 min | War

The film opens with a scene of an Islamic circumcision. After the opening credits, a line of Mujahedin are shown approaching a roadway where a squad of Soviet soldiers has been slaughtered.... See full synopsis »

Director: Vladimir Bortko | Stars: Michele Placido, Tatyana Dogileva, Mikhail Zhigalov, Filipp Yankovskiy

Votes: 357

Russian war movie based on Soviet Afghan war.

5. Afghantsi (1988 TV Movie)

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Director: Peter Kosminsky

Votes: 17

6. Peshawar Waltz (1994)

86 min | War

A violent action thriller, which launched the career of successful Russian genre auteur Timur Bekmambetov, in which prisoners try to make an escape.

Directors: Timur Bekmambetov, Gennadiy Kayumov | Stars: O. Chernyshev, Gennadiy Kayumov, Barry Kushner, K. Lyaschenko

Votes: 70

Russian war movie based on Soviet Afghan war.

7. The Living Daylights (1987)

PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

60 Metascore

James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitaker and General Koskov.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabbé, Joe Don Baker

Votes: 81,221 | Gross: $51.19M

9. Janasheen (2003)

162 min | Musical, Action, Drama

Lucky Kapoor (Fardeen Khan) lives in Australia and has no interest in taking over his father's business in India. Saba Karim Khan (Feroz Khan) has a great interest in the property, but Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: Feroz Khan | Stars: Feroz Khan, Fardeen Khan, Celina Jaitly, Pinky Harwani

Votes: 320

A Bollywood Romance Action film. In the end of the film there is a scene where the Afghan mafia crime lord (Feroz Khan) thinks of Lucky (Fardeen Khan) as his son. He tells him that he resembled him of his long lost son Hams who was killed fighting the Communist Soviets during Soviet Afghan war of 1979-89.

10. Cargo 200 (2007)

89 min | Drama, Thriller

A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer gone mad.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov | Stars: Agniya Kuznetsova, Aleksey Poluyan, Leonid Gromov, Aleksey Serebryakov

Votes: 6,672

11. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 74,607 | Gross: $15.80M

12. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

69 Metascore

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams

Votes: 100,728 | Gross: $66.66M



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