10 best movies like Kursk (2018)

Movies similar to Kursk (2018): Metro, The Battalion, The Finest Hours, Hunter Killer, The Death of Stalin, Anna Karenina, K-19: The Widowmaker, Below, The Enemy Below, Das Boot.

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Metro (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:12
PlotDisasters
PlaceMoscow, Trains, Russia

Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and virtually crushed after an aging tunnel collapses. Amongst this band of survivors is softly spoken surgeon Andrey (Sergei Puskepalis), whose wife is having an affair with the conceited businessman Vlad (Anatoly Beliy). Fate brings these two men together on the same doomed train, but there is little time to resolve their differences, as the tunnel begins to quickly fill with water, forcing them to work together with the others and find a way back to the surface.

The Battalion (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:09
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotLove, War, Death
PlaceRussia

Russia, 1917, WWI. This is the story of the 1st Russian Women's Battalion of Death, formed as part of an ill-conceived propaganda ploy by the Russian Provisional Government in late May of 1917.

The Finest Hours (2016)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
PlotSurvival
PlaceSea
StyleExciting

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Hunter Killer (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller
Duration02:01
CharactersSubmariners, Lifeguards
PlotHostage, Disasters, Weapon
PlaceSubmarines
StylePatriotic

Captain Glass of the USS Arkansas discovers that a coup d'état is taking place in Russia, so he and his crew join an elite group working on the ground to prevent a war.

The Death of Stalin (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:30
CharactersMilitary
PlotDeath, Funeral
PlaceRussia, USSR

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

Anna Karenina (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:27
CharactersFriends, Military, Mothers, Brides
PlotTime travel, Love, War, Death
PlaceRussia, Italy, Moscow

In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. An eight part adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" from Vronsky's point of view.

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA, Canada
Duration02:18
CharactersSubmariners
PlotOn real events
PlaceSubmarines

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Below (2002)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersSubmariners
PlaceSubmarines

In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped together in the sub's narrow corridors and constricted spaces, this is about to become a journey into the sensory delusions, mental deceptions and runaway fear that lurk just below the surface of the ocean.

The Enemy Below (1957)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

The American destroyer escort, the USS Haynes commanded by Robert Mitchum, detects a German U-Boat, commanded by Curt Jürgens, resulting in a prolonged, deadly battle of wits.

Das Boot (1981)
Mark9.6
Genredrama, adventure, military
CountryWest Germany
Duration02:30
CharactersSubmariners, Soldier, Military
PlaceSubmarines

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.

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Crimson Tide (1995)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersMilitary
PlaceSubmarines, Russia
TimeCold War
StyleDisturbing

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

U-571 (2000)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, military
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersSubmariners, Military
PlotWar, Survival
PlaceSubmarines

In the midst of World War II, the battle under the sea rages and the Nazis have the upper hand as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. However, after a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, the Allies realise this is their chance to seize the 'enigma coding machine'.

Cast Away (2000)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersHermits
PlotSurvival, Loneliness, Disasters, Love, Travel, Adventure
PlaceUninhabited island, Jungle, Islands, Aircraft, Russia, Moscow, USA
StyleFor men

Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny island with nothing but some flotsam and jetsam from the aircraft's cargo.

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