• Red Army (2015)

Red Army

Release Date: January 23rd, 2015

PG |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

Hockey captain Slava Fetisov and four other players form a nearly unbeatable unit known as the "Russian Five," but their coach's brutal regimen leads Fetisov and others to defect from the Soviet Union.

Cast: Scotty Bowman, Viacheslav Fetisov, Anatoli Karpov, Alexei Kasatonov, Ken Kurtis

Director: Gabe Polsky

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Gabriel Polsky Productions

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Stephen DaltonThe Hollywood Reporter

    Red Army is a slick, witty, fast-moving blend of sports story and history lesson. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Red Army is about many things — politics and sport, service and servitude, integrity trumped by money. Most memorably, though, it celebrates a good man living a great life by his own lights. show more

  • 80
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    Red Army is a thoughtful and cheer-worthy examination of how sports can shape cultures, redraw borders and change history. show more

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