The Bloody History of Communism

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Communism was the bloodiest ideology that caused more than 120 million innocent deaths in the 20th century.
It was a nightmare which promised equality and justice, but which brought only bloodshed, death, torture and fear.
This three-volume documentary displays the terrible savagery of communism and its underlying philosophy.
From Marx to Lenin, Stalin, Mao or Pol Pot, discover how the materialist philosophy transforms humans into theorists of violence and masters of cruelty.

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  • Greengitters

    Religious propaganda, with anti-Darwinism beliefs and a profound misunderstanding of true communism and the mislabeled bloody dictatorships that the world has seen under the title of communsim.  Good use of ‘A Nightmare on Elmstreet’ theme music, though.

    • dfgsdfg

      I don’t know about ANOES but they did use the Halloween theme.

  • JonSvarti

    I agree. The narrator reports the fact that Russian scientists were forced to sign an agreement compelling them to let the results of their research conform to Materialist ideals, while all the time he (and the creators of the film) allow their own religious beliefs to control their dissemination of the facts to viewers. Surprise, surprise, religion and hypocrisy go hand in hand.

  • JonSvarti

    I agree. The narrator reports the fact that Russian scientists were forced to sign an agreement compelling them to let the results of their research conform to Materialist ideals, while all the time he (and the creators of the film) allow their own religious beliefs to control their dissemination of the facts to viewers. Surprise, surprise, religion and hypocrisy go hand in hand.

  • fuckgreece

    Bloody Bloody communists Good Good Capitalist. Funny they dont mention the horrific wars thanx to Capitalism. 30 years + communism has been dead Except for Vietnam, North Korea and Cuba and the world is just a wonderful place. Fucking Propaganda 120 million deaths haaaaaaaaaaa fucking pathetic  

    • 4america1st

      You fail to mention the “Freedom” created as direct result of capitalsim. Communism is responsible for slavery and death.  Communism is alive and not well in Vietnam, North Korea and Cuba.  All shit hole countries where the people live miserable impoverished lives of suffering and slavery to the STATE.  Sounds like you’d be happier living there. Hey. I’ll even pay for your ticket. There isn’t enough space to list all the good that came from capitalsim.  Heres just one example.  This computer thing your typing on.  I believe this comes from a capitalist.  Nation and individual.   You should judge a country by how many are trying to get in.  I have yet to see just one news report of people digging tunnels in hope of getting INTO North Korea.  How many Americans are getting into little boats and setting sail in hopes of a better life in Castro’s Cuba?  And Vietnam??? Really???  Tell me which of these utopias you want to go to and I WILL gladly pay your ONE WAY fare.  I would in fact consider it my civic duty.  I’ll even drive you to the airport or help push you off the shores of Miami on your 90 mile journey to the waiting arms of Fidel.  Hasta La Vista Asshole!

      • Tclampitt

        ditto buddy…ditto…well said :)

      • COMRADE1

        Is this the same “freedom” that would kill thousands of its own people in 9/11 to go to war where more would be killed in order to line the pockets of the already wealthy? Is this the same “freedom” that perpetuates the idea of foreign threat, mentally bombarding the population with fear on a daily basis, In order to introduce homeland security quite literally stripping the masses of their “freedom”. Lets face it capitalsim is not about the money you make it is about how much more you get in comparison with those around you and therefore leads to a mindset which craves for others’ misfortunes. Also what I would say is that communism is self efficient and therefore will not have any major economic issues if any at all. As for the digging holes to get into countries I would believe that is this mostly occurs into the US from Mexico another capitalist country. I admit a truth that was no secret in saying that communsim was wholeheartedly flawed when attempted in the past, however the oldest currency i can recall is in Greece from 600 BC meaning capitalsim had at least 2612 years to get to this stage; the fact that there is arguments being made against capitsim shows that it is a flawed system however you will not admit to that. As for Cuba, it’s main (maybe only) source of income is from tourists, meanwhile the mighty capitalist guns of the US and England rely on war, so can I ask who is jekyll and who is hyde. I would also point out that the former USSR almost beat the US to the moon, perhaps did so according to some hypothesis’ so this PC thing would be in front of me regardless, motherfucker.
        Stay strong Companeros
        SB X

      • Theredevil

        Are you serious? Capitalism is great eh? The rest of the world knows your economy is fucked, and it took socialist style state intervention to prevent the housing market from crashing in on itself.

        You seem to forget the millions of people around the globe who are starving to death every year as a result of rich greedy fucker western governments and corporations raping and exploiting the poorest countries resources. See that computer thing YOU’RE typing on, I believe this comes from a fucking North Korean sweatshop.

        You think that all socialist countries are shit holes? Why don’t you have a look at the standard of living of the average person in the socialist Scandinavian countries and compare that to the good’ol U.S of A.

        Incidentally, Cuba is a poor country because of the trade embargoes imposed by the US.

        Pull your head out of your arse.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LAGGK6JCWZDBKBRAVOG72JHZLI Olof

    To taking advantage of, to exploit, all victims of communism to attack Darwin and evolutionary theory, that is low. Shame on you.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kris-Smith/100000135417264 Kris Smith

      I certainly would not blame Darwin for the abuses of Communism. Now I can certainly blame the communists for abuses of Darwin though.

  • Siiiiiiiiiiiiit

    this is the biggest bs i have ever seen. get this propaganda crap off of this site

  • NoGod

    I watched up until they started on darwin. This is bullshit, dishonest creationist propaganda. I hope it gets removed from this site.

    • Paul So

      Yeah, I also stopped at that point, it became very obvious that where the documentary was going (i.e. Communism is evil)

  • NoGod

    I watched up until they started on darwin. This is bullshit, dishonest creationist propaganda. I hope it gets removed from this site.

  • Foo

    The topic is great, but taking cheap shots at Darwin is distasteful, and disrespectful to the victims of communism.

  • SPM

    This is just another camouflaged opinion piece. It would be nice of http://www.documentaryheaven.com would get rid of these fake-documentaries.

    • Anonymous

      I don’t agree with the documentary but it gives me a chance to see what others are thinking and believing.  Education is learning about all topics even distasteful ones.  There are a lot of people who believe this stuff.  If I am to refute these beliefs I have to know what I’m talking about.  More to the point, I have to know that it exists.

  • Benjohnstone1981

    Religious rant posing as a documentary, not at all objective in presentation of “facts”. Only starts with the seriously slanted views a bit into the film. Has the music from the original predator jungle hunting scene though :)

    • T-Rex

      It’s ok I guess; religious people are afraid of facts!

      • Dlwunz

        You want the facts? They want you and your children, in perpetuity, to serve them; the chosen elite!

  • jesus is alive

    huuum very intresting i dont get why all these people under communist leaders, look up to the so highly is it because of fear? For example mao the chinesese leader and many others

  • jesus is alive

    huuum very intresting i dont get why all these people under communist leaders, look up to the so highly is it because of fear? For example mao the chinesese leader and many others

  • jesus is alive

    huuum very intresting i dont get why all these people under communist leaders, look up to the so highly is it because of fear? For example mao the chinesese leader and many others

  • jesus is alive

    huuum very intresting i dont get why all these people under communist leaders, look up to the so highly is it because of fear? For example mao the chinesese leader and many others

  • Bamb

    Just so narrow minded , almost laugh .
    This is worst documentary film I ever saw .Glad I am being atheist .

  • Bamb

    Just so narrow minded , almost laugh .
    This is worst documentary film I ever saw .Glad I am being atheist .

  • Bamb

    Just so narrow minded , almost laugh .
    This is worst documentary film I ever saw .Glad I am being atheist .

  • Fero77ke

    totally shit :)

  • Fero77ke

    totally shit :)

  • myname

    Diablo II soundtrack 😀

  • Anon

    Interesting duality you people have when it comes to “free speech”.
    You support the site keeping all the documentaries you like or agree with, but the second one pops up you find don’t line up with your narrow views, you scream to have it pulled.
    Hypocrites. The whole lot of you.

    • Greengitters

      Totally agree, anon.  As much as I think this is a terrible doc, with uninformed bias, I would never think of requesting this be taken down.  The dissent many people call for is the very dissent this document advocates!

    • Greengitters

      Totally agree, anon.  As much as I think this is a terrible doc, with uninformed bias, I would never think of requesting this be taken down.  The dissent many people call for is the very dissent this document advocates!

    • Greengitters

      Totally agree, anon.  As much as I think this is a terrible doc, with uninformed bias, I would never think of requesting this be taken down.  The dissent many people call for is the very dissent this document advocates!

    • Greengitters

      Totally agree, anon.  As much as I think this is a terrible doc, with uninformed bias, I would never think of requesting this be taken down.  The dissent many people call for is the very dissent this document advocates!

      • LawsOfNature

        Perhaps it would be fair to request change of the category to propoganda. 

      • LawsOfNature

        Perhaps it would be fair to request change of the category to propoganda. 

    • Greengitters

      Totally agree, anon.  As much as I think this is a terrible doc, with uninformed bias, I would never think of requesting this be taken down.  The dissent many people call for is the very dissent this document advocates!

  • Anonymous

    Don’t waste your time, this is a pro-Jesus propaganda film equating Darwin with Communism.

    • Anonymous

      Actually the creator of the documentary is a Turkish Muslim.  Muslims hate communism worse than the Christians do.

      • Dlwunz

        Hating Jesus, are we? Who said ‘Do unto others as you would have them do unto you?’ So can I kick your daughter’s head in and it will be O.K. with you? His lessons are for living together in a civilized way.

    • blahblah

      the guy was a muslim you dumbfuck

  • Anonymous

    Don’t waste your time, this is a pro-Jesus propaganda film equating Darwin with Communism.

  • Anonymous

    Don’t waste your time, this is a pro-Jesus propaganda film equating Darwin with Communism.

  • Samkashimoto

    Post-McCarthyism Trash…

  • Freedom

    So, are all the posters whining about this documentary supporters of communism or just impartial observers? Things that make you go hmmmmmmm.

  • Freedom

    So, are all the posters whining about this documentary supporters of communism or just impartial observers? Things that make you go hmmmmmmm.

  • Freedom

    Hmmmmmmm.  Looks like the commies themselves disagree with the whiners.

    http://www.workers.org/2009/world/marx_darwin_0219/

  • Freedom

    Hmmmmmmm.  Looks like the commies themselves disagree with the whiners.

    http://www.workers.org/2009/world/marx_darwin_0219/

  • Freedom

    Hmmmmmmm.  Looks like the commies themselves disagree with the whiners.

    http://www.workers.org/2009/world/marx_darwin_0219/

  • Pumpkin_cheesecake

    I feel as if the soundtrack cheapens the seriousness of the situation.

  • Pumpkin_cheesecake

    I feel as if the soundtrack cheapens the seriousness of the situation.

  • J Caites

    This is really funny shit. I don’t mind this piece of shit, for what its worth. As a historical materialist myself; and a strong believer in the teachings of Marx and Darwin, I found it quite interesting to hear anti communist propoganda presented so terribly. Borders on satire; which is my favourite comedy.

    • Dlwunz

      ANY anti-communist propaganda is to be fallen down on the knees and worshipped. All Communism does is to create an Elite (read Animal Farm) and sell off the rest of us to the Glue Factory

  • Anonymous

    There should be a counterpoint documentary on the murderous destruction of capitalism, too.  Then we should have one about Keynesian economics and why it came about.

  • Anonymous

    There should be a counterpoint documentary on the murderous destruction of capitalism, too.  Then we should have one about Keynesian economics and why it came about.

  • Soreback

    at  time 6:00 the perpetrator of this piece of crapology is named, and he is non other than “Harun Yahya” whose real name is Adnan Oktar. A well known idiot of islamic creationism-Anti Evolution  branch of idiocy.
    Don’t watse your time ; it is not only wrong in its claims concerning evolution, the so called “documentary” is wrong on most of its historical facts as well as almost all of its assumption. Watch something else to get informed about the attrocities of communists. This is a waste of time.

  • http://twitter.com/kabalissima Boleslaw Bierut

    Islamic propaganda.

  • http://twitter.com/kabalissima Boleslaw Bierut

    Islamic propaganda.

  • Spaman

    LMAO, I cant do anything else but laugh.  WHat a terrible piece of shit.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IINBQ24LBRBNRWGUM7BN7EWMJ4 Dave

    This documentary is an ok watch. Factually inaccurate in many areas for sure, but overall it’s ok at presenting the difficulties and horrors that occur when trying to over standardize large groups of people. Russia and China really did have some a hole dictators though.

    Benevolence or lack of benevolence aside, communism does require most, if not all decisions of how each individual lives to be made by a dictator or an oligarchy.
    Even the weakest mind can see this stifles innovation, opens the door to the worst corruption and by necessity removes most freedoms that can be had in a more capitalistic environment where individuals, not the collective bear more of the responsibly for their actions.

    Possibly highly collective societies could flourish in a population that is much more enlightened than we have now, ever have had or are likely to have soon…but i don’t see that anywhere on the horizon.

    As for the Darwin connection, that was more than weak but I’m not going to throw the baby out with the bathwater. I know many very intelligent people that are quite religious but it is quite common for very intelligent people to have accompanying cognitive anomalies. 

    While I’m at it, what is with you militant creationists and your attachment to the dogma in your bibles. As there is no plausible explanation for nothing from nothing the door for some kind of design is still open. However, whenever even the hint of the possibility of any kind of design anywhere of any varying significance is mentioned, i see so many go right to the bearded man making the world in 7 days etc. Loosen up, relax a little and stop double fist clutching your bibles ok. You’ll be less stressed and live longer.

    There can be no purely capitalist society to be proud of. A certain amount of collectivism and regulation will always be required. My inclination is to always er on the side of of free markets though. Just a freedom junkie i guess. 

    Just to stifle this early cause I’m so tired of it..if u don’t like my gramma or spelling or what have you i don’t care. Silly commies get so anal sometimes.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kris-Smith/100000135417264 Kris Smith

    To say that Darwin’s theory back then had no scientific foundation is dishonest.. Now if they want to argue that Communists abused Darwin’s theory, then that would be a completely different matter.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/BOYU6ZMCOVWKDH4OPHXGGWLKIA Arch Angel

    Marx was a social Darwinist…

    “Society is undergoing a silent revolution, which must be submitted to,
    and which takes no more notice of the human existences it breaks down than an
    earthquake regards the houses it subverts. The classes and the races, too
    weak to master the new conditions of life, must give way.” – Karl
    Marx, “Forced Emigration”, New York Tribune 1853

    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels advocated Slavery, Racism, Ethnic Hatreds, War and Genocide and mocked Justice, Freedom, Democracy and Equality while showing contempt for the Poor, Workers, Farmers, and Moderates. Anyone who would dispute these things in no scholar of Marx.

    • RMD

      Yes, society was undergoing a “silent revolution” in 1853, as Marx said in that quote… and it was a capitalist revolution. At the time, the world was moving from feudalism to capitalism. Communism was a tiny movement with only a handful of supporters. You are quoting one of Marx’s descriptions of the effects of ***capitalism***, and trying to pass it off as something that he supported (when in fact it was something he opposed, although he knew that it could not be stopped at the time).

      Reading carefully selected quotes from someone’s writings is never a good way to understand what they believed. If you really want to be a “scholar of Marx”, you should know that all his writings are available online for you to read:
      http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/index.htm

      Don’t let somebody else tell you what Marx supposedly believed. Read Marx for yourself, and you’ll see that your impression of him was wrong.

  • T-Rex

    Anyone with half a functioning brain knows that the philosophy and ideology behind communism is largely defined by good intentions for all, despite the fact that it doesn’t seem to work in a human society (for that matter, can any social/political policy be said to be “the right one”?). You can’t define a philosophy by a few paranoid psychopaths that have used it as a flagship – such an act is clearly unobjective and implicitly fanatical, and I think we’re well aware of the dangers of fanaticism, especially with respect to the art of being well-informed. Marx would have been utterly distraught had he lived to see the regimes of Stalin, Mao, or (indeed) Pol Pot. I’d suggest you should really consider re-wording the blurb for this documentary in an unbiased manner, lest you expose what could well be perceived as uneducated bigotry!

  • T-Rex

    Btw, to all those that have posted before me, I can’t comment on the content of the documentary itself, as the blurb caused me to immediately lose interest… I guess I saved myself a little time..

  • plantfeeder

    Nice video if your not a darwinist.

  • Tclampitt

    Funny how many people here love communism…this documentary wasn’t verry good I agree but neither is communism…It never has freed a living soul or made anyones life any better…in fact it always results in the opposite of what it claims to want to do for man. History continues to prove that again and again. The fact that some people think that there are different forms of communism and if we just used the right formula it would work is a pipe dream. The core principals will always result in the same thing time and time again.

  • Dlwunz

    I don’t think you are Americans, Greengitters, NoGod, JonSvarti, Bamb, and the rest, I think you are simply malcontents who have no real political philosophy. Or philosophy of life, for that matter. Why can you not see the other side of the spectrum? Why do you only tear down the presentation while ignoring the subject? I get it, you hate the Christian religion. Why no comments on the atrocities of historical communism? Christianity hasn’t been this bad for 400 years. Communism has perpetrated these descpicable acts in the last hundred! Millions murdered! And you carry on about anti-Darwinism? Would it be acceptable if it were framed in Muslim beleif? They are the same thing, you know. The Communists stamp out ALL religions. 

  • Cloid

    The only people who praise communism are the ones who never lived in such society, or, if they did, the ones who belonged to the ~5% privilleged “communist” elite. In any “communist” country the true social inequality is larger than in capitalist ones by the way. What deceives some is that they try to measure the inequality by money. In Soviet Union people had money, there were simply lack of goods in shops to buy with that money – unless you belonged to those ~5% who stolen the best goods before they reached the shops.

    I lived in the Soviet Union (part of a discriminated minority ethnicity rather than than ethnic Russian) and for me it seems absurd that some would dare to even compare the West with totalytarian communism. Sure, the West has many troubles. But to compare that with a system that killed over hundred of millions people in many genocides and famines caused by political decisions, more than nazism or any other ideology in world’s history? That’s only possible if you consider a life of a single westerner to be more important than lifes of thousands of people in China or former USSR.

    Many unfortunately subconciously do this as the history in the West typically accentuates the plight of the West and its former colonies and downplays the mass murders elsewhere.

  • Paul So

    I also stopped at the part when the narrator begins talking about Darwinism in order to hint the explanation as to why communists like Stalin and Mao were evil. While there is some truth to what the narrator says (i.e. Friedrich Engels did consider the connection between evolution and dialectical materialism), Darwinism/Evolution didn’t really play a significant role in the framework of Marxism, it was mentioned only incidentally. I also knew that in the end it will insist that communism is evil because of people like Stalin and Mao….I only wish that people should know that communism is not one homogeneous political philosophy but a diverse group of political views that emphasizes on aiming towards classless and egalitarian society without private property. I don’t have to watch the whole documentary to say that it’s biased, it clearly was biased from the beginning. At first, I wasn’t sure if it was just me or the video, but when I finally got to a certain point it became very clear to me that it was biased. This annoys me because (1) I worked my ass off trying to find a good documentary on communism (2) If you want to criticize communism, you have to represent it as accurately as possible so you won’t commit a stupid straw-man fallacy. (3) I want facts, not sensationalist rhetoric. I recommend PBS take on Communism called Communism: The Promise and Reality.

  • Kate

    I think this document provided an interesting summary of communism and the resulting inequality and injustice it propagate. Although the initial intension and teaching of Marxism/Darwinism maybe for the collective cohesion of society, real life examples has shown us that it does not work. Living in a democratic and capititalist society has given me the freedom and opprtunities that is forbidden in a communist regime. I wouldn’t trade this for comminism. Even though I was brought up in a Christian household and still having this christian belief in my adult life, I disagree with the religious twist in this documentary. I don’t think people have to be religious to understand morality and know the difference between right and wrong.

  • http://yahoo el5z

    Karl Marx named but why stop there? He was a jew as others were who started wars like Rothchilds whose sons funded both sides of the WW 2 and reparations afterward. It was the Gentile who was sent to be slaughtered fighting these wars as well as those who inhabited the countries involved in these conflicts.

  • ratso

    Like Capitalism doesn’t have blood on their hands…..the imperial power of the U.S. is responsible for an estimated 2 million deaths, since their illegal invasion of the Middle east….but you won’t be seeing too many documentaries talking about that as descent is now fast becoming a punishable offence….

    • showme69

      Glad you’re at least honest and let us know where you stand, with the commies.