9th Company (2005)

R   |    |  Action, Drama, History

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Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians.




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6 November 2008 | neilcam63
| Those Who Forget The Mistakes Of The Past...
...are indeed bound to repeat them. This cracking Soviet/Afghan war drama from director and actor Fyodor Bondarchuk has echoes of US war stories like Hamburger Hill, Platoon and Full Metal Jacket, but with none of the predictable American schmaltz, propaganda and dubiously good teeth. It grips the viewer entirely with impressive repertory performances from a great young cast of faces unknown to western audiences; deserving all of its accolades and every cent of the post-Soviet era record-breaking $20m the film has raked in. Worth a look for those who think current Western military ambitions in Afghanistan are anything but futile.

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Release Date:

29 September 2005



Country of Origin

Finland, Russia, Ukraine

Filming Locations

Crimea, Ukraine

Box Office


$9,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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