Movies about Chechnya

Movies about Chechnya
List of the best films about Chechnya according to visitors: Decision: Liquidation, Прорыв, War, The Charge, Purgatory, No comment, Alive, Prisoner of the Mountains, House of Fools, The Russian Triangle.

In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Decision: Liquidation (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:20

The ruthless extremist Bazgaev responsible for terrorist attacks which lead to deaths of hundreds of civilians, among them school children, is planning new actions. A group of security officers is to track and destroy him. Based on a true story.

Прорыв (2005)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:24

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War (2002)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration02:00

During the bloody war in Chechnya, a British couple and two Russian soldiers are taken hostage by Chechen rebels. Two of the hostages are then released to bring the money for the British woman who is forced to wait for the ransom.

The Charge (2003)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:42

A young man who was raised in a children's home wants to go to the Chechen war. He believes in his heart that he belongs there and that in those difficult conditions he will make himself visible. After the training, Alexander enters the elite troops of the special forces and leaves for the harsh ordeals that wait for him in the war. He doesn't change his principles and manifests himself as a hero, who won't be a traitor, even if his life depends on it. The concepts of real friendship, love and honor are eternal values. After overcoming all hardships and learning the pain of loss, he finds his love and a home, where they will wait for him, where he comes home to from the war...

Purgatory (1997)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:55

This is a story about the battle for a hospital building in Grozny (Chechnya) in January 1995 between Russian Army forces and Chechen rebels supported by Arabian mujahideen and international mercenaries. Although the story is fictional, most of the characters are based on real-life prototypes and events are the compilation of true events during the Grozny Siege in the First Chechen War.

No comment (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:47

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Alive (2006)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, detective, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:38

A veteran of the Chechen War is helped by the ghosts of his two fallen comrades to leave the war behind.

Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia, Kazakhstan
Duration01:40

Two Russian soldiers, one battle-seasoned and the other barely into his boots and uniform, are taken prisoner by an anxious Islamic father from a remote village hoping to trade them for his captured son.

House of Fools (2002)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, music
CountryRussia, France
Duration01:59

The war film that's not a war film. A film about the mental institution which backdrop is the Chechen war. A story about the patients living in an institution during the war on the border of Chechnia and Russia during the war. The patients have to continue living their day to day life after being invaded twice over, and they have to deal with their sicknesses.

The Russian Triangle (2007)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller
CountryGeorgia

A big Russian city- not necessarily Moscow, but the kind that is bustling with all types of life including criminal so the police are not without business. A young agent by the name of Nikolay, whose ancestors on his mother's side are Georgian, walks into the department which is busy with the investigation of a murder committed by a mysterious blind killer. His intuition leads him to a group of people whose destiny was broken by the Chechen War. This peaceful town finds its sinister inside, and Nikolay's noble impulses runs into the cruel and corrupt reality.

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Alexandra (2007)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia, France
Duration01:35

Elderly Aleksandra visits her Russian soldier grandson, Denis, at the Chechen war front, providing comfort as she tours his army. All the while, Denis ponders the reason for her unexpected appearance.

The Search (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military
CountryFrance, Georgia
Duration02:29

A woman who works for a non-governmental organization (NGO) forms a special relationship with a young boy in war-torn Chechnya.

Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:02

Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world's most impenetrable prisons. When his most trusted operative, Shu Ren, is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ever built, Ray must track him down with the help of some of his former friends.

Beyond Borders (2003)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:07

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in 1984. She is married to Henry Bauford son of a wealthy British industrialist, when she encounters Nick Callahan a renegade doctor, whose impassioned plea for help to support his relief efforts in war-torn Africa moves her deeply. As a result, Sarah embarks upon a journey of discovery that leads to danger, heartbreak and romance in the far corners of the world.

Closeness (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:47

1998, Nalchik. A Jewish family is in trouble: the youngest son and his bride do not come home, and in the morning, a ransom note arrives. The ransom is so high that the family is forced not only to sell its small business, but also to seek help from its fellow tribesmen.

Ordered to Forget (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:26

As the mass deportations of the Chechen and Ingush peoples begin in 1944, young Daud and Seda escape to the mountains. When they get back to their native village, however, they witness a horrifying war crime.

12 (2007)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, military
CountryRussia
Duration02:33

A loose remake of “12 Angry Men”, “12” is set in contemporary Moscow where 12 very different men must unanimously decide the fate of a young Chechen accused of murdering his step-father, a Russian army officer. Consigned to a makeshift jury room in a school gymnasium, one by one each man takes center stage to confront, connect, and confess while the accused awaits a verdict and revisits his heartbreaking journey through war in flashbacks.

Terror in Moscow (2003)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredocumentary
CountryFrance, United Kingdom

In October 2002, 41 Chechen terrorists took more than 700 people hostage in a Moscow theater, demanding an end to Russia's war against their homeland. This gut-wrenching documentary takes you through the endless hours of waiting, a seemingly miraculous rescue operation, and the ultimate tragedy, that could have been avoided had adequate medical personnel been on the scene after the stalemate ended.




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