Movies like Edge of Winter

If you like "Edge of Winter" you are looking for psychological thriller, exciting and tense movies about / with winter, child in peril, cold weather, stranded, parent child relationship, survival and mentally unstable themes of Drama and Thriller genre shot in Canada or USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Edge of Winter (2016)
 5.4
 4K
Edge of Winter (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When two brothers are stranded by a brutal winter storm with an unpredictable father they barely know, the boys begin to suspect their supposed protector may be their biggest threat.
Style: psychological thriller, exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: winter, child in peril, cold weather, stranded, parent child relationship, survival, mentally unstable, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, divorced parents, male bonding, male friendship, ex husband ex wife relationship, wilderness, weekend, cold the temperature, shotgun, friendship between men, cabin in the woods, teenager, hunting, violence, forest, hunter, family relations ...
Place: canada, ontario canada

Most similar movies to Edge of Winter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about survival, wilderness, murder, forest, father son relationship, snow and danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Edge of Winter: The High Frontier (2016), Centigrade (2020), Numb (2015), Alone (2020), The Frozen (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The High Frontier (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A father and his two teenage sons travel to a small mountain cabin for a male bonding adventure. When a lost tourist arrives at the cabin, their male-bonding outing turns into a struggle for survival.
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, exciting, compassionate
Plot: cold weather, mountain, father son relationship, mountain cabin, survival, wilderness, car accident, family in danger, illegal immigrant, isolated place, beating, cold ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 4K
Centigrade (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young American couple travel to the arctic mountains of Norway. After pulling over during a snowstorm, they wake up trapped in their SUV, buried underneath layers of snow and ice.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, psychological thriller, suspense
Plot: stranded, trapped, pregnant woman, couples, birth, argument, snow, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss of job, fear, blizzard, backwoods ...
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 3K
Numb (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Husband and wife, Will and Dawn, are in financial crisis after learning the job Will was counting on to salvage their financial future has disappeared in the midst of a market collapse. They set out to drive home on the winter highway back to their ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: wilderness, stolen gold, winter, treasure, treasure hunt, ex convict, survival, husband wife relationship, hitchhiking, motel, corrupt cop, buried treasure ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 16K
Alone (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A recently widowed traveler is kidnapped by a cold blooded killer, only to escape into the wilderness where she is forced to battle against the elements as her pursuer closes in on her.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: trapped, escape, maniac, cruelty, kidnapped woman, chase, hunter, lost in the woods, 911, wilderness, woman in danger, cabin in the woods ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 2K
The Frozen (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a harrowing snowmobile accident, a young couple is stranded in the woods and must survive while waiting for help to arrive. Events take a turn for the worse after the disappearance of Emma's boyfriend, leaving her on her own not only to ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, psychological thriller, tense, captivating ...
Plot: lost in the woods, snow, stalking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wilderness, stranded, fear, accident, backwoods, isolation, hiding, plot twist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 10K
Rust Creek (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When an overachieving college senior makes a wrong turn, her road trip becomes a life-changing fight for survival in rural Kentucky.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: survival, stranded, forest, in the woods, criminal, gang, crimes, alone, struggle for survival, illegal drugs, small town sheriff, murder ...
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 357
Come Morning (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Set in rural Arkansas in 1973, Come Morning is the tragic story of Frank and his 10-year-old grandson and the hunting accident that forever changes their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: forest, crimes, countryside, in the woods, father son relationship, country, corpse, hunting, death, manslaughter, danger, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 8K
Standoff (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A troubled veteran gets a chance at redemption by protecting a girl from an assassin after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun with a single shell, he engages in physical and psychological warfare in a desperate fight for the girl's life.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: witness, murder, rifle, rescue, moral dilemma, danger, gunfight, brutality, deception, escape, machismo, redemption ...
Time: year 2015, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
Sugar Mountain (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers, down on their luck, fake a disappearance in the Alaskan wilderness so they'll have a great survival story to sell, but the hoax turns out to be more real than they planned.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: brother brother relationship, prison, mishap, brothers, desert, plan, brother, survival, deception, wilderness, police investigation, bullying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Secrets We Keep (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In post-World War II America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, vengeance, revenge, husband wife relationship, murder, captive, concentration camp, tragic past, moral dilemma, abduction, secret past, human relationship ...
Time: post world war two, year 1959, year 1946
Place: okinawa, greece, bucharest, romania, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 71K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sole survivor, danger, isolation, ski resort, mountain, survival horror, youth, death, stranded, frostbite, skiing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
John and the Hole (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While exploring the neighboring woods, 13-year-old John discovers an unfinished bunker—a deep hole in the ground. Seemingly without provocation, he drugs his affluent parents and older sister and drags their unconscious bodies into the bunker, ...
Style: psychological thriller, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: abduction, teenage boy, teenager, kidnapping, coming of age, family relations, boy, child protagonist, bondage, dysfunctional family, family problems, family ...
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Killer Flood: The Day the Dam Broke (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the dam in the town of Rutland starts to show signs of wear. David Powell, the architect who originally worked on the dam but was removed and who left town after he was black balled by Walker, the man who only cares about making a profit; ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, survival, rescue, save the day, danger, race against time, forces of nature, mentally unstable, escapades, adventure, architect, dam ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: psychological thriller, neo noir, psychological, suspense, brutal ...
Plot: writers, rape and murder, revenge, ex husband ex wife relationship, symbolism, loss of family, rape, murder of family, novelist, husband wife relationship, vigilantism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 6K
Walking Out (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A city teen who travels to Montana to go hunting with his estranged father only for the strained trip to become a battle for survival when they encounter a grizzly bear
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: grizzly bear, bear attack, wilderness, hunting, survival, snow, estranged father, grownups, becoming an adult, parent child relationship, teenage boy, fear ...
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 2K
Consumed (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Sophie's son, Garrett, develops a mysterious illness, she embarks on a search for answers. This leads her into the controversial world of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) where a sociopolitical battle rages between organic farmers and ...
Style: political thriller, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: alcoholic mother, farmer, emotionally unstable, conspiracy, scientific research, research laboratory, mental illness, kidnapping, illness, death, depression, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 751
Trigger Man (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Inspired by true events...The story of three hunters who mysteriously became the hunted.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, danger, survival, forest, deadly, wilderness, buddies, escapades, in the woods, chases and races, graphic violence, hunting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 3K
Eden (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, Malaysia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After their plane crashes off the coast of a deserted Pacific island, the surviving members of an American soccer team find themselves in the most dire of circumstances with limited resources, dwindling food supply and no rescue coming any time ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: island, struggle for survival, survival, team, stranded, desperation, fight, starvation, hostility, mercy killing, isolation, plane crash ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 4K
Mean Dreams (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two youngsters meet and fall for each other, they must go on the run from the girl's corrupt father, who is also the sheriff of the town.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: young love, murder, police corruption, parent child relationship, dirty cop, sheriff, illegal drugs, small town, coming of age, father daughter relationship, teenage boy, teen romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 247K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, wolf, dangerous animal, forces of nature, air disaster, snow, isolation, wolf pack, stranded, male camaraderie, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.3
 513
Girl in Woods (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a tragic accident Grace is lost and alone in the Smoky Mountains. Grace's struggle for survival is made more complicated by her troubled past. Battling the demons in her mind may be the only way to come out alive.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: forest, alone, split personality, survival, childhood trauma, marriage proposal, mental breakdown, suicide, paranoia, murder, lost, injury ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 15K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia moves in with her fiancé, David, but his ex-wife and her own haunting past join forces to rock her quiet suburban existence.
Style: suspense, psychological thriller, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, ex husband ex wife relationship, mentally unstable, insanity, stalking, jealousy, unrequited love, deception, betrayal, ex husband, frame up, divorce ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 196K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, psycho film, scary ...
Plot: insanity, obsession, loneliness, mentally unstable, psychopath, captivity, female psychopath, isolation, obsessed fan, snow, manic, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: bear attack, grizzly bear, survival, wilderness, bear, danger, dangerous animal, siblings relations, family relations, animal attack, camping, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: alaska, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 4K
The Canyon (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A survival story about a honeymooning couple who get lost in the wide expanse of the Grand Canyon.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, deadly, honeymoon, dangerous animal, desert, danger, tour guide, grand canyon, isolation, newlyweds, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 2K
Whitewash (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The brutality of winter and the power of the mind are aptly portrayed in this dark comedy set in Northern Quebec. Bruce (Thomas Haden Church) is merely trying to survive a harsh winter when he meets Jean. Conflict leads to an accidental death, and ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, mind bending, offbeat ...
Plot: mysterious character, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, down on your luck, on the run, wild ride, wilderness, in the woods, drugs/alcohol, forest, murder, solitude ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, in the woods, parents and children, small town, graphic violence, forest, crimes, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hunting Buddies (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Lifelong friends Layne, Riley, Dom and Jake return to their home town in Minnesota for their annual hunting trip...but this year is different. Animosity is running high and each one of them is wrestling with their own demons - the once inseparable ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hunting, friendship, survival, missing person, escapades, reunion, wilderness, buddies, violence, disappearance, graphic violence, disintegration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 35K
Pig (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregon wilderness must visit Portland to find the mysterious person who stole his beloved foraging pig.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: cabin in the woods, pig, wilderness, loner, wildlife, abduction, showdown, animal human communication, recluse, chef, grief, grieving ...
Place: oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Armed and Innocent (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, an eleven year old boy left home alone, kills two intruders in self defense. He and his family then try to cope with the boy's anguish and the dead intruders' friends who want revenge.
Plot: child protagonist, boy, self defense, burglar, breaking and entering, home invasion, family relations, injury, rifle, revenge, little boy, repeating rifle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%