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Added by Severin Severin on 31 Aug 2012 11:48
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☭ The Soviet Union in Cinema ☭

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People who added this item 1382 Average listal rating (976 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.9
Rocky IV (1985)




Rocky travels to the Soviet Union to fight the evil Soviet boxer Ivan Drago, who's more of a machine than a man.
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People who added this item 553 Average listal rating (392 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.1
Red Heat (1988)



Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the Soviet officer Capt. Ivan Danko (or as Jim Belushi's character always calls him, Gumby) who travels to America to capture a Russian mafia criminal. Arnold is the perfect Soviet- emotionless, efficient and obedient.
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People who added this item 306 Average listal rating (157 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
Reds (1981)



Warren Beatty directs and stars in this epic about the most crucial period in Soviet history- the Bolshevik revolution. Had it not happened, Stalin would never have developed the treacherous USSR.
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People who added this item 119 Average listal rating (89 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.2
Red Scorpion (1988)



Dolph Lundgren plays another Soviet, this time an awesome Spetsnaz agent, Lt. Nikolai Rachenko, who's sent to Africa to assassinate a political rebel.
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People who added this item 897 Average listal rating (495 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8



David Lean's classic epic about two lovers, Yuri and Lara, set before and during the Soviet Union.
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People who added this item 1580 Average listal rating (971 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4



This film is about a surveillance officer in Soviet East Germany.
People who added this item 1434 Average listal rating (946 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6



War movie about the battle of Stalingrad.
People who added this item 582 Average listal rating (389 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7



James Bond tries to track down a defected Soviet officer.
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People who added this item 1107 Average listal rating (744 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4



A cold war thriller in which Bond tries to track down a decoder in Russia, where KGB agents lurk in every corner.
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People who added this item 1207 Average listal rating (833 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5



Rambo is sadistically tortured by an evil Soviet officer (played by Steven Berkoff). He also wipes out an entire army of Soviet soldiers single handedly.
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People who added this item 983 Average listal rating (690 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.8
Rambo III (1988)



Rambo shoots up Soviet soldiers in Afghanistan in this installment of the action packed series.
People who added this item 237 Average listal rating (140 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
Stalingrad (1993)



A war film about, no duh, the battle of Stalingrad.
People who added this item 328 Average listal rating (207 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.5
Cross of Iron (1977)



Nazis vs Soviets in this Sam Peckinpah war drama.
People who added this item 386 Average listal rating (278 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4
Red Dawn (1984)



80s fantasy war flick set in an alternate world where the Soviets invade the US.
People who added this item 102 Average listal rating (68 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Gorky Park (1983)



Lee Marvin and William Hurt star in this thriller about a cop investigating murders in Moscow's Gorky Park.
People who added this item 159 Average listal rating (108 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1



Sean Connnery plays a publisher working for British intelligence investigating people in the USSR.
People who added this item 1290 Average listal rating (866 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.6



In 1984, the USSR's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect, or to start a war?
People who added this item 787 Average listal rating (542 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
The Saint (1997)



Simon Templar is hired by the Russian mafia to steal a cold fusion energy formula from a scientist.
People who added this item 379 Average listal rating (221 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
Ninotchka (1939)


A light hearted satire of Russia under rigid Stalinist rule.
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People who added this item 242 Average listal rating (144 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.9



A cold war comedy set in West Berlin.
People who added this item 23 Average listal rating (13 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 5.6


A Soviet sailor washes ashore in Florida and is found by a group of young children.
People who added this item 80 Average listal rating (53 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
White Nights (1985)


The story of a defected Soviet ballet dancer.
People who added this item 52 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 6
Little Nikita (1988)


A kid finds out his parents are Soviet sleeper spies.
People who added this item 387 Average listal rating (278 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4
Spies Like Us (1985)



Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd go undercover to hijack a Soviet missile launcher in this wacky screwball comedy.
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A cold war comedy about a submarine that accidentally runs aground off New England.



The socialist state of Russia that was the Soviet Union is now long gone, but it's legendary oppression and persecution live on in film. These are non-Russian films in which the USSR has been portrayed in.

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