Films about Cossacks

Films about Cossacks
List of the best films about the Cossacks according to visitors: Battle of Warsaw 1920, With Fire and Sword, Quiet Flows the Don, Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba, Riverworld, Taras Bulba, An American Tail, Lila Says, GoldenEye, Elections Day.

In the top there are new films of 2011, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history

Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists, Ola and Jan. She is a Warsaw cabaret dancer, while he is a cavalry officer and poet who believes in socialist ideals

With Fire and Sword (1999)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryPoland, Soviet Union

In the mid-17th century, Poland was the largest, most democratic, and most tolerant country in Europe. However, a tragic civil war brought about the gradual decline of the once glorious republic...

Quiet Flows the Don (1957)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union

A six-hour long epic (original director's cut) about the life of Don Cossacs in a village in southern Russia between 1912 and 1922. The leading character Grigori Melekhov is a rugged Cossac, who is torn between his first and true love Aksiniya, and his wife Natalya. Grigori Melekhov's personal life is shown as a rough journey through the experience of World War One, the Russian Revolution, and the following Civil War. The Cossacs are shown as traditional farmers and warriors, who are suffering through the most dramatic events in the history of Russia.

Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRussia, Ukraine, Poland

Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.

Riverworld (2010)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada

Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.

Taras Bulba (1962)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryYugoslavia, USA

Ukraine, 16th century. While the Poles dominate the Cossack steppes, Andrei, son of Taras Bulba, a Cossack leader, must choose between his love for his family and his folk and his passion for a Polish woman.

An American Tail (1986)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremusical, adventure, family, western, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought he'd have to deal with again but also the loneliness of being away from home.

Lila Says (2005)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance, United Kingdom

Based on a controversial French novel, Lila Says tells the story of a quiet young poet named Chimo who develops a crush on the pretty, blond Lila, a girl who recently moved into his Arab ghetto with her aunt. When the leader of a rival gang also falls for Lila, the ensuing love triangle initiates a journey of sexual discovery -- and sets off a chain of devastating events.

GoldenEye (1995)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.

Elections Day (2007)
Markimdb: 7.5

The employees of a radio station in Moscow are forced to organize the elections campaign for a future governor in one of Russia districts.

2 more movies
The Duellists (1977)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom

In 1800, as Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between Armand and Gabriel, two lieutenants in the French Army, over a perceived insult. For over a decade, they engage in a series of duels amidst larger conflicts, including the failed French invasion of Russia in 1812, and shifts in the political and social systems of Europe.

The Forty-First (1956)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountrySoviet Union

An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.