8.0/10
4,668
20 user 9 critic

Tuntematon sotilas (2017)

A film adaptation of Väinö Linna's best selling novel The Unknown Soldier (1954) and the novel's unedited manuscript version, Sotaromaani.

Director:

Aku Louhimies

Writers:

Väinö Linna (novels), Aku Louhimies (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Popularity
3,724 ( 1,977)
5 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

It is the summer of 1941. An eastern-Finnish machine gun company receives an order to turn in their surplus equipment. The company is transferred to the front lines. The next morning the ... See full summary »

Director: Edvin Laine
Stars: Kosti Klemelä, Heikki Savolainen, Reino Tolvanen
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This film is the second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna with the same name as the film. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the ... See full summary »

Director: Rauni Mollberg
Stars: Risto Tuorila, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Paavo Liski
Den 12. mann (2017)
Drama | History | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

They were 12 saboteurs. The Nazis killed 11 of them. This is the true story of the one who got away...

Director: Harald Zwart
Stars: Thomas Gullestad, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Marie Blokhus
Ikitie (2017)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One ... See full summary »

Director: Antti-Jussi Annila
Stars: Tommi Korpela, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Hannu-Pekka Björkman
Journey's End I (2017)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.

Director: Saul Dibb
Stars: Paul Bettany, Sam Claflin, Stephen Graham
Euthanizer (2017)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A man who euthanizes animals as a side job runs afoul of a white supremacist.

Director: Teemu Nikki
Stars: Matti Onnismaa, Jari Virman, Hannamaija Nikander
Talvisota (1989)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In 1939, two Finnish brothers are conscripted in the army to fight in the war between Finland and the Soviet Union.

Director: Pekka Parikka
Stars: Taneli Mäkelä, Vesa Vierikko, Timo Torikka
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back... See full summary »

Directors: Åke Lindman, Sakari Kirjavainen
Stars: Rauno Ahonen, Mikkomarkus Ahtiainen, Frank Biermann
Tuntematon sotilas (TV Movie 2009)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Directors: Mikko Kuparinen, Kristian Smeds
Stars: Henry Hanikka, Jouko Keskinen, Johannes Korpijaakko
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eero Aho ... Rokka
Johannes Holopainen ... Kariluoto
Jussi Vatanen ... Koskela
Aku Hirviniemi ... Hietanen
Hannes Suominen ... Vanhala
Arttu Kapulainen ... Susi
Paula Vesala Paula Vesala ... Lyyti
Samuel Vauramo ... Lammio
Joonas Saartamo ... Lahtinen
Juho Milonoff ... Honkajoki
Andrei Alen ... Rahikainen
Matti Ristinen ... Sarastie
Diana Pozharskaya Diana Pozharskaya ... Vera
Max Ovaska Max Ovaska ... Määttä
Kimi Vilkkula ... Sihvonen
Edit

Storyline

A film adaptation of Väinö Linna's best selling novel The Unknown Soldier (1954) and the novel's unedited manuscript version, Sotaromaani.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | War

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Finland | Belgium | Iceland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

27 October 2017 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Okänd soldat See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

€7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€1,652,017 (Finland), 30 October 2017, Limited Release
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (international)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

An extra was tragically killed in an accident when a scene with horses was filmed. The actual footage can also be seen on film. Horses got wild due to explosions on the set and the extra was crushed under a horse carriage. See more »

Connections

Version of Tuntematon sotilas (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Prologi/Prologue
Written by Lasse Enersen
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fantastic!
20 April 2018 | by ellinorandersson86See all my reviews

I loved this movie. This is the best war story I came across since "Matterhorn" and "Band of Brothers". Such amazing actors who reflect all the emotions you go trough in war; officers crying while knowing they have to push the entire pluton forward .

For does who do not like this movie I think it is because they never did military service. If you have done military service in the Scandinavian countries this movie really make you cringe! You really can relate to the anxiety due to terrain and weather in, and all I did was being educated in how to war.

Summary: fantastic movie if you like deep war movies!


6 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 20 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed