Films about Stalin

Films about Stalin
List of the best films about Stalin according to visitors: The Death of Stalin, Mr. Jones, Stalin's Couch, The Spy, Burnt by the Sun, Stalin, The Inner Circle, Red Monarch, The Last Witness, The Music Box.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Death of Stalin (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration02:30

Stalin's core team of ministers tussle for control following the Russian leader's stroke in 1953.

Mr. Jones (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryPoland, United Kingdom, Ukraine

In March 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travel to Ukraine, where he experiences at first hand the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out. Stalin’s forced collectivisation of agriculture has resulted in misery and ruin; the policy is tantamount to mass murder. Supported by Ada Brooks, a New York Times reporter, Jones succeeds in spreading the shocking news.

Stalin's Couch (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Portugal, Russia

Set in the 1950s Soviet Union, centers on a young artist who is commissioned to create Stalin's monument and must go through KGB scrutiny.

The Spy (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, adventure, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:39

Spring 1941. Center of Moscow. Duel of the two intelligence services turns more and more tense.

Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration02:31

Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin Dmitri from Moscow, who charms the women and little Nadia with his games and pianistic bravura. But Kotov isn't fooled: this is the time of Stalin's repression, with telephone calls in the middle of the night spelling doom - and he knows that Dmitri isn't paying a social call...

Stalin (1992)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, Russia, Hungary

The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.

The Inner Circle (1991)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryItaly, Soviet Union, USA
Duration02:17

The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically flawed hero maintains unwavering faith in his "Master" despite the arrest of his neighbors and his involvement with their daughter, his wife's affair with the chilling State Security chief Lavrentii Beria and her tragic decline, and the deadly political machinations within the Kremlin he witnesses firsthand. Written by Martin H. Booda

Red Monarch (1983)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

British comedy satirising Stalin's inner circle as an absolute monarchs court. In the face of rampant abuse of power and poisonous distrust some still manage to keep faith with the Bolshevist creed until the very end. In front of the firing squad a stalwart bolshevist of the first hour exclaims: "Even in the best democracy errors are being made!"

The Last Witness (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Poland
Duration01:56

An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.

The Music Box (2018)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryItaly

When six-year-old Sophie is tragically orphaned guardianship is assigned to her estranged aunt Annabelle. The two move into a large, eerie, Victorian house where Sophie unearths a locked wooden box with a strange symbol drawn on it. Desperate to connect with her niece Annabelle pries the lock open revealing a beautiful music box. Each time the music box is wound and replayed it's surprisingly chilling melody plays slightly longer, captivating Sophie even more. When the music box begins affecting Sophie's behavior and health Annabelle seeks the aid of a child psychologist and clairvoyant who soon discover the music box is possessed by an evil spirit who seeks to haunt Sophie and destroy Annabelle. As the haunting intensifies time begins to run out and Annabelle finds herself racing against the music box's melody to defeat the spirit before the last note plays.

8 more movies
Tanks For Stalin (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreadventure, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:00

A prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race. Followed by Nazis, the tanks' team defeats their pursuers and proves the great ability and vast superiority of the machine that is about to become a legendary T-34.

Sabre Dance (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryRussia

Cold autumn of 1942. Second year of war. Former Molotov city, which was renamed after the war to Perm. The Leningrad Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet after Kirov is evacuated here and in the process of tense preparations for the premiere of the Gayane ballet. In 8 hours Khachaturian writes the most performed creation…

Archangel (2005)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

A British college professor, working in Russia, investigates certain mysteries surrounding the life and death of Joseph Stalin.

Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryPoland
Duration01:55

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

Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin (1994)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, military
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Russia

Set in a small Ukrainian village during the outbreak of war with Germany in 1941 Private Chonkin, not overly endowed with intelligence, is left to guard a downed military aircraft. The authorities appear to have forgotten about him so this leaves him free to work his chams on the village postmistress, Njura, untill the local militia are tipped off.

Balkan Spy (1984)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryYugoslavia

Convinced that his subtenant is a spy and an enemy of the state, Ilija Čvorović falls into deep paranoia which leads to absurd and destructive chain of events.

Brigands, Chapter VII (1996)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Russia, Italy, Luxembourg, Georgia
Duration02:09

A witty, despairing French-Russian-Italian-Swiss art movie set in 16th-century Georgia, Stalinist Georgia, contemporary Georgia, and contemporary Paris, featuring the same actors in all four settings.

Teheran '43 (1980)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime, military
CountrySoviet Union, Luxembourg, France

Documents reveal in 1980 that the Germans planned to kill the Big Three in Teheran in 1943.This story starts in 1980 in Paris as the memories of Andrei Borodin (Igor Kostolevsky), a Soviet agent, take the action back to 1943 during the Teheran meetings of Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill. A high-ranking Nazi officer developed a plan to assassinate the three world leaders in order to undermine the Allied forces. He commissioned the German agent Max Richard (Armen Dzhigarkhanian) to carry out his plan, but it failed miserably due to the quick action and thinking of Andrei. While in Teheran, Andrei met a French woman, Marie Louni (Natalia Belokhvostikova), living in the city and they had a brief but intense affair. Nearly four decades later, the Nazi officer has been captured - but not for long. Freed by terrorists, the officer is hunting down the German agent who failed to carry out the planned assassinations. Max lives at Françoise (Claude Jade), a young French woman, who hides him.




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