12 best Soviet fighters that can be reviewed endlessly

Soviet cinema has long and firmly taken root not only in our history, but also in the history of world cinema. Funny comedies, poignant dramas and thrilling action movies - you don't have to go to Hollywood for all this. Today we will tell you about the 12 best Soviet action movies!

1. The cold summer of the fifty-third ... (1987)

Cold summer of the fifty-third - the best Soviet fighters

Shortly after the execution of Lavrenty Beria, thousands of convicts leave the camps. At the same time, the police begin raids, and the conflict only escalates...

2. Red Devils (1923)

Red Devils - the best Soviet fighters

The old silent film can be called one of the best adventure action films about young scouts from the First Cavalry Army. Then the actors did not have understudies at all, so director Ivan Perestiani chose circus performers for the main roles.

3. Tehran-43 (1980)

Tehran-43 - the best Soviet fighters

Together with the USSR, France and Switzerland worked on a political detective thriller. In 1943, a group of terrorists penetrates Tehran, which must be neutralized by Soviet intelligence officers. After 30 years, interest in this story is growing again, because a newsreel of events has been found.

4. The meeting place cannot be changed (1979)

The meeting place cannot be changed - the best Soviet fighters

The five-part film based on the novel by the Vainer brothers brought together a galaxy of star actors - Vladimir Vysotsky, Vladimir Konkin and others. Employees of the Moscow Criminal Investigation Department are bravely trying to detain the Black Cat criminal group.

5. Officers (1971)

Officers - the best Soviet fighters

The black-and-white drama film tells about the period of the Civil War. The young cadet Trofimov was sent to the Central Asian garrison, where he met the young commander Barabbas. Fate will bring them together more than once!

6 Elusive Avengers (1966)

Elusive avengers - the best Soviet fighters

Action adventure is closely intertwined with the story of the "Red Devils", which we have already mentioned above. The film by Edmond Keosayan tells about the exploits of young war heroes.

7. Invincible (1983)

Invincible - the best Soviet fighters

The former Red Army soldier goes to Central Asia to study local martial arts. The film is dedicated to Anatoly Kharlampiev, the founder of sambo wrestling.

8. Interception (1986)

Interception - the best Soviet fighters

Action adventure tells the story of a CIA agent who needs to destroy a space communications antenna in the USSR. But the landing of Steve Bruestner with a parachute is noticed by the border guard.

9. Pirates of the 20th century (1979)

Pirates of the XX century - the best Soviet fighters

It is this film that critics call the first Soviet action movie, and besides, it became the highest-grossing film in the Soviet film distribution. The crew of the cargo ship "Nizhin" with opium on board catch Saleh in the sea - the last person who survived the fire on another ship. But is he who he claims to be?

10. Our own among strangers, a stranger among our own (1974)

Own among strangers, a stranger among his own - the best Soviet fighters

At the end of the civil war, the mountain of gold became the most coveted prize for which everyone is fighting. Chekists, white officers, criminals - the thirst for profit united everyone.

11. Ivan Nikulin - Russian sailor (1944)

Ivan Nikulin - Russian sailor - the best Soviet fighters

Even though the film is based on true events, that doesn't make it any less exciting. Sailors Nikulin and Klevtsov are returning home, but German troops are on their way.

12. Before Dawn (1989)

Before dawn - the best Soviet fighters

Parachute troops attack the car in which criminals are transported. Only the lieutenant of the NKVD, a former party worker and a thief in law, survive, who have to unite.

Things to know (Q&A)

What is the No 1 action movie in the world?

All Time Worldwide Box Office for Action Movies

Rank Released Movie
1 2009 Avatar
2 2019 Avengers: Endgame
3 2018 Avengers: Infinity War
4 2015 Jurassic World

What movies repeat the same day?

List of films featuring time loops

Film Year
Groundhog Day 1993
Groundhog Day for a Black Man 2016
Happy Death Day 2017
Happy Death Day 2U 2019

What is the most viewed action movie?


  • 1 Raiders of the Lost Ark69%
  • 2 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade66%
  • 3 Die Hard65%
  • 4 Batman63%
  • 5 Spider-Man61%
  • 6 Iron Man58%
  • 7 The Bourne Identity56%
  • 8 Die Hard 256%

What is the number 1 most popular movie?

Top Lifetime Grosses

Rank Title Year
1 Avatar 2009
2 Avengers: Endgame 2019
3 Titanic 1997
4 Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens 2015