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The Sacrifice (1986)
- Country: France, Sweden, UK
- IMDB Rating: 8.1
- Genres: Drama
- Release: 1986-11-01
- Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
- Writers: Andrei Tarkovsky (scenario)
- Language: Swedish | French | English
- Stars: Erland Josephson , Susan Fleetwood , Allan Edwall , Guðrún Gísladóttir
- Runtime: 149 min
- Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 3 nominations.
- Plot: Alexander, a journalist and former actor and philosopher, tells his little son how worried he is about the lack of spirituality of modern mankind. In the night of his birthday, the third world war breaks out. In his despair Alexander turns himself in a prayer to God, offering him everything to have the war not happen at all.