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1. The Death of Stalin (2017)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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88 Metascore

Moscow, 1953. After being in power for nearly 30 years, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power.

Director: Armando Iannucci | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Andrea Riseborough

Votes: 62,651 | Gross: $8.04M

2. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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82 Metascore

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 304,416 | Gross: $5.51M

3. Come and See (1985)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama, War

8.2
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After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.

Director: Elem Klimov | Stars: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Votes: 43,350

4. The Hunt for Red October (1990)

PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.6
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58 Metascore

In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine Captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the U.S. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Votes: 164,307 | Gross: $122.01M

5. Enemy at the Gates (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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53 Metascore

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz

Votes: 224,366 | Gross: $51.40M

6. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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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: 100,323 | Gross: $66.66M

7. Octopussy (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.6
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63 Metascore

A fake Fabergé egg, and a fellow Agent's death, lead James Bond to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Kristina Wayborn

Votes: 86,629 | Gross: $67.90M

8. Thirteen Days (2000)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

In October 1962, the Kennedy administration struggles to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Shawn Driscoll, Drake Cook

Votes: 50,690 | Gross: $34.59M

9. K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

PG-13 | 138 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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58 Metascore

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sam Spruell, Peter Stebbings, Christian Camargo

Votes: 55,586 | Gross: $35.17M

10. Fail-Safe (1964)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 17,596

11. The Cranes Are Flying (1957)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.3
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Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter.

Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Tatyana Samoylova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasiliy Merkurev, Aleksandr Shvorin

Votes: 12,892

12. Phantom (I) (2013)

R | 98 min | Drama, History, Thriller

5.9
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40 Metascore

The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.

Director: Todd Robinson | Stars: Ed Harris, Julian Adams, David Duchovny, William Fichtner

Votes: 12,773 | Gross: $0.49M

13. Cargo 200 (2007)

89 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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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: 6,583

14. 9th Company (2005)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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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: 18,560

15. In Tranzit (2008)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.8
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In 1946, a group of German POWs are mistakenly sent to a Soviet female transit prison camp and must cope with the hostility of the Soviet female inmates and guards, under the orders of cruel camp commander Pavlov.

Director: Tom Roberts | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Thomas Kretschmann, John Malkovich, Daniel Brühl

Votes: 1,993

16. Hatred (2016)

150 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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Despite being in love with a Ukrainian boy from the same village, Polish girl named Zosia is forced into marrying a wealthy widower. Soon World War II begins and ethnic tensions arise. Amidst the war chaos Zosia tries to survive.

Director: Wojciech Smarzowski | Stars: Michalina Labacz, Arkadiusz Jakubik, Wasyl Wasylik, Adrian Zaremba

Votes: 3,556

17. The Ascent (1977)

111 min | Drama, War

8.3
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Two Soviet partisans on a mission to gather food contend with the winter cold, the occupying Germans, and their own psyches.

Director: Larisa Shepitko | Stars: Boris Plotnikov, Vladimir Gostyukhin, Sergey Yakovlev, Lyudmila Polyakova

Votes: 5,238

18. Fortress of War (2010)

Not Rated | 138 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Soviet troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days.

Director: Aleksandr Kott | Stars: Aleksey Kopashov, Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Korshunov

Votes: 7,952

19. Adolf Hitler: The Greatest Story Never Told (2013)

350 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Adolf Hitler, born in Braunau, one man who will change the history of the world forever. It follows his childhood to the death of his mother and his broken ambition to become an artist, ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Wise | Stars: Eva Braun, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Adolf Galland

Votes: 4,771

20. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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Young Russian soldier Alyosha earns a medal, but asks to visit his mother instead. His journey recounts various kinds of love during wartime.

Director: Grigoriy Chukhray | Stars: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Votes: 8,613

21. The Cuckoo (2002)

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

7.8
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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

22. The Green Elephant (1999)

90 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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Two Russian prisoners are abused mentally and physically.

Director: Svetlana Baskova | Stars: Sergey Pakhomov, Vladimir Epifantsev, Aleksandr Maslaev, Anatoliy Osmolovskiy

Votes: 1,765

23. Judgement in Berlin (1988)

PG | 96 min | Drama

5.8
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American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Martin Sheen, Sam Wanamaker, Max Gail, Jürgen Heinrich

Votes: 624 | Gross: $0.23M

24. 100 Days Before the Command (1991)

Not Rated | 71 min | Drama

5.5
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Five young Soviet Army recruits struggle for survival against the merciless violence that surrounds them on a daily basis. Their only means of saving their dignity is by preserving the ... See full summary »

Director: Hussein Erkenov | Stars: Vladimir Zamanskiy, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Oleg Vasilkov, Roman Grekov

Votes: 343

25. Trial on the Road (1986)

96 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The Russian POW joins the partisan guerrillas and proves his loyalty fighting the Nazis.

Director: Aleksey German | Stars: Rolan Bykov, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Vladimir Zamanskiy, Oleg Borisov

Votes: 1,658

26. 72 Meters (2004)

115 min | Drama, Action, Thriller

6.7
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Every second is precious for a Russian submarine crew, as they are stranded 72 meters below the ocean's surface.

Director: Vladimir Khotinenko | Stars: Sergey Makovetskiy, Marat Basharov, Andrey Krasko, Dmitriy Ulyanov

Votes: 1,438

27. Ballada o bombere (2011 Video)

181 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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The Bomber (2011) / (Russian language title: Ballada o Bombere) Storyline During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved ... See full summary »

Director: Vitaliy Vorobyov | Stars: Nikita Efremov, Ekaterina Astakhova, Aleksandr Davydov, Vladislav Abashin

Votes: 492

28. There Will Be No Leave Today (1959)

45 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Soldiers undertake the perilous task of removing a stockpile of World War II bombshells discovered during roadworks under the ground of a small village.

Directors: Aleksandr Gordon, Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Oleg Borisov, Aleksey Alekseev, Pyotr Lyubeshkin, Oleg Mokshantsev

Votes: 1,174

29. They Fought for Their Country (1975)

137 min | Drama, War

8.1
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In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Red army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating soviet troops cross the bridge. ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Bondarchuk | Stars: Vasiliy Shukshin, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Georgiy Burkov

Votes: 1,975

30. Diversant (2004– )

208 min | War

7.4
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Stars: Vladislav Galkin, Kirill Pletnyov, Aleksey Bardukov, Aleksandr Lykov

Votes: 519

31. The Thirteen (1937)

90 min | Adventure, War

7.0
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A band of soldiers, escorting some civilians across an Asian wasteland , are set upon and surrounded at a waterhole by a notorious horde of bandits . The soldiers determine to hold off the ... See full summary »

Director: Mikhail Romm | Stars: Ivan Novoseltsev, Yelena Kuzmina, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Andrey Fayt

Votes: 164

32. Afghan Breakdown (1991)

140 min | War

7.1
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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: 352

33. The Detached Mission (1986)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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Much of the movie's dialogue is in English with Russian dubbed over it.

Director: Mikhail Tumanishvili | Stars: Mikhail Nozhkin, Aleksandr Fatyushin, Sergey Nasibov, Nartay Begalin

Votes: 168

34. At War as at War (1969)

90 min | War

8.0
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To the young lieutenant Maleshkin the war is a minor obstacle, if compared to his personal battle to command his subordinates, while conducting an armored vehicle at the same time he's ... See full summary »

Director: Viktor Tregubovich | Stars: Mikhail Kononov, Oleg Borisov, Viktor Pavlov, Fyodor Odinokov

Votes: 372

35. A zori zdes tikhie (1970 TV Movie)

118 min | Drama, War

8.2
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TV adaptation based on the eponymous book by 'Boris Vasilyev (I)'. Set in Russia, in 1941, during the Second World War. The Red Army Sergeant Vaskov is stationed at a remote artillery post.... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Rassomakhin | Stars: Petr Shelokhonov, Marina Maltseva

Votes: 431

36. ToyKhtoProyshovKrizVohon (2011)

110 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.2
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The Hero of the Soviet Union becomes a GULAG prisoner and then an Indian Chief.

Director: Mykhailo Illienko | Stars: Dmytro Linartovych, Vitaliy Linetskiy, Olga Grishina, Ivanna Illienko

Votes: 1,240

37. Oratorio for Prague (1968)

26 min | Documentary, Short, War

7.6
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A unique document of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the movie was begun as a documentary about the liberalization of Czechoslovakia and then became a record of the entry of ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Nemec | Star: Gene Moskowitz

Votes: 100

38. Red Snow (1952)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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Lieutenant Johnson, a U. S. Air Force pilot, on the tip of Alaska, a few miles from the Bering Straits from Siberia, helps foil a Soviet plot to test a new secret weapon by loyal Alaskan ... See full summary »

Directors: Harry S. Franklin, Boris Petroff | Stars: Guy Madison, Mala, Carole Mathews, Gloria Saunders

Votes: 37

39. Ankor, eshchyo ankor! (1993)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A drama set at the end of the Forties and the beginning of the Fifties. In a distant garrison town, life proceeds at a measured past. The officers drink and debauch, while the soldiers ... See full summary »

Director: Pyotr Todorovskiy | Stars: Valentin Gaft, Irina Rozanova, Evgeniy Mironov, Elena Yakovleva

Votes: 247

40. Khronika pikiruyushchego bombardirovshchika (1968)

78 min | War

7.5
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Film about the week-days of front aviation in the years of Great Patriotic war.

Director: Naum Birman | Stars: Gennady Sayfulin, Oleg Dal, Lev Vajnshtejn, Aleksandr Grave

Votes: 189

41. Tank 'Klim Voroshilov-2' (1990)

99 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Director: Igor Sheshukov | Stars: Vadim Gordon, Sergey Dreyden, Artyom Tynkasov, Vadim Sinitsyn

Votes: 68

42. Invasion (1980 TV Movie)

111 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.9
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Drama documentary surrounding the events leading to the Soviet Union's invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.

Director: Leslie Woodhead | Stars: Paul Chapman, Julian Glover, Paul Hardwick, John Woodnutt

Votes: 7

43. Zhivye i myortvye (1964)

201 min | Drama, War

7.6
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Journalist Ivan Sintsov news of the treacherous attack by Nazi Germany during the catches of southern vacation. As a war correspondent, he becomes a witness to the difficult events of the first months of the war - many departures in 1941.

Director: Aleksandr Stolper | Stars: Kirill Lavrov, Anatoliy Papanov, Aleksey Glazyrin, Oleg Efremov

Votes: 272

44. No Way Back (1953)

87 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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In 1945, Mischa, a Red Army officer, discovers a frightened German girl, Anna, huddled in a Berlin cellar. He gives her a safe escort home and wins her gratitude. Seven years later, Mischa ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Vicas | Stars: Ivan Desny, Ruth Niehaus, René Deltgen, Karl John

Votes: 27

45. The Guard (1990)

96 min | Drama

7.2
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This docudrama of harsh conditions in the Soviet army focuses on a military man, angered by the corruption of the system, who shoots six of his fellow soldiers.

Director: Aleksandr Rogozhkin | Stars: Aleksey Buldakov, Sergey Kupriyanov, Aleksey Poluyan, Aleksandr Smirnov

Votes: 104

46. Son of the Regiment (1946)

73 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Director: Vasili Pronin | Stars: Yuri Yankin, Aleksandr Morozov, Pavel Volkov, Nikolay Parfyonov

Votes: 32

47. Komandir schastlivoy 'Shchuki' (1973)

101 min | Action, War

6.7
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Director: Boris Volchek | Stars: Pyotr Velyaminov, Donatas Banionis, Elena Dobronravova, Vladimir Ivanov

Votes: 80

48. Chuzhaya voyna (2014)

100 min | Action, Drama, War

4.1
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The Soldier tells us about the military operations taking place in the years 1965-1973 when a group of Soviet military operatives carried out the advisory support of North Vietnam as well ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Chernyaev | Stars: Valeriy Afanasev, Egor Antonov, Vladimir Dubrovskiy, Vladislav Dyomin

Votes: 30

49. Where Have You Been, Man of God? (1992– )

369 min | Drama

5.9
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Doctor, living through the trials of the Stalin era and the World War II, does not lose his human values.

Stars: Sos Sargsyan, Anna Elbakyan, Grigori Manoukov, Alla Tumanian

Votes: 28

50. Nebesnyy tikhokhod (1946)

83 min | Comedy, War

7.5
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About three Russian pilots falling in love during the WWII.

Director: Semyon Timoshenko | Stars: Nikolay Kryuchkov, Vasiliy Merkurev, Vasili Neshchiplenko, Alla Parfanyak

Votes: 282



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