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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 1424 Average listal rating (1010 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 565 Average listal rating (402 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 309 Average listal rating (160 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 124 Average listal rating (94 ratings) 5.9 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 928 Average listal rating (522 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9



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 1607 Average listal rating (988 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.4



This film is about a surveillance officer in Soviet East Germany.
People who added this item 1460 Average listal rating (969 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6



War movie about the battle of Stalingrad.
People who added this item 610 Average listal rating (414 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 1147 Average listal rating (769 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 1241 Average listal rating (861 ratings) 6.2 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 1013 Average listal rating (712 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 252 Average listal rating (153 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5



A war film about, no duh, the battle of Stalingrad.
People who added this item 336 Average listal rating (212 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 402 Average listal rating (287 ratings) 6.2 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 107 Average listal rating (71 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7



Lee Marvin and William Hurt star in this thriller about a cop investigating murders in Moscow's Gorky Park.
People who added this item 161 Average listal rating (110 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1



Sean Connnery plays a publisher working for British intelligence investigating people in the USSR.



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 802 Average listal rating (554 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 393 Average listal rating (229 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 254 Average listal rating (154 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.9



A cold war comedy set in West Berlin.
People who added this item 25 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 5.5
Russkies (1987)


A Soviet sailor washes ashore in Florida and is found by a group of young children.
People who added this item 86 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
White Nights (1985)


The story of a defected Soviet ballet dancer.
People who added this item 54 Average listal rating (35 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 5.9
Little Nikita (1988)


A kid finds out his parents are Soviet sleeper spies.
People who added this item 395 Average listal rating (283 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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