Northern lights movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant northern lights movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out feel good, touching, humorous, suspenseful, suspense and serious films and TV shows about / with northern lights, danger, snow, adventure, friendship, death, survival, transformation, catastrophe and chase plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as northern lights: Passengers (2016), Frequency (2000), Havlandet (1985), Local Hero (1983), The Snowman (1982), Aurora Borealis (2005), Wildling (2018), The Raven's Dance (1980), His Dark Materials (2019), A Polar Year (2018).

List of northern lights movies

Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, romantic, surprise ending, scenic, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: outer space, love story, space station, isolation, space travel, spacecraft, survival, loneliness, trapped in space, passenger, destiny, moral dilemma ...
Time: future
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Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, investigation, radio, changing the past or future, rescue, murder, family relations, haunted by the past, hopes, serial killer, baseball ...
Time: future, 21st century, 60s, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa
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Havlandet (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is a tale that has an epic scope in scenery "the northern snow-covered lands of coastal Norway" and is dramatized by moments of tumultuous stormy weather. But the focus is on Heikki (Stein Bjorn) a young man who is inspired by the ...
Plot: poverty, wilderness, northern lights, snow, weather, travel, farm
Time: 1860s
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Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, village, social relations, human nature, beautiful scenery, seaside town, oil company, friendship, travel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
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The Snowman (1982)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: A young boy makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, which comes to life at midnight and takes the boy on a magical adventure to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, cult film
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, christmas, holiday, northern lights, snowman, youth, hopes, heroes, friendship, young heroes, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 20th century
Place: brighton, england
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Aurora Borealis (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man struggles to correct his life after the death of his father.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, self discovery, starting over, introspection, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, family problems, elderly, northern lights, golden years, romance, aging ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, san diego california, minneapolis minnesota
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Wildling (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman held in captivity discovers the realities of truth and lies in the outside world.
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, allegory ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, transformation, freedom, survival, single parent, tragic event, sheriff, captive, werewolf, social misfits, teenage girl, mysterious past ...
Time: 2010s
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The Raven's Dance (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: With a keen sense of visual beauty, director Markku Lehmuskallio has created a thought-provoking, aesthetic film about a married couple and an old man living in a remote part of Finland. The young husband goes out hunting but only to support himself ...
Plot: nature, northern lights, river, hunting, moose, winter, raven, husband wife relationship, swamp, society, hunter, chainsaw ...
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His Dark Materials (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, enigmatic, dark
Plot: child protagonist, magic, science, parallel universe, arctic, united kingdom, friendship, travel, prophecy, children, orphan, alternate universe ...
Place: norway
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Norm of the North: King Sized Adventure (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, India, South Korea, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ancient Chinese artifact has been stolen by a villainous archaeologist named Dexter. With the help of his Lemming friends, Norm must keep his word and embark on a journey across the world to help recover the artifact for the people of China.
Style: humorous, inspirational, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: polar bear, bear, artifact, archaeologist, professor, adventure, friendship, rivalry, escapades, chase, talking animals, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, beijing china
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A Polar Year (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Danish teacher takes a job in Greenland and tries to overcome the animosity of the tight-knit locals through a series of errors that help him embrace the snow-covered life.
Style: semi documentary, entertaining, sweet, light, sincere ...
Plot: dog sled, inuit, grandmother grandson relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, isolation, language barrier, tradition versus modernity, fishing, funeral, language learning, death of grandfather, seal the animal ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: greenland, denmark
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Doraemon the Movie 2017: Nobita's Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Unable to endure the midsummer heat, Doraemon transports Nobita and his friends to a huge iceberg floating in the South Pacific. While creating an amusement parks with the secret tool "Ice-working Iron" the group finds a mysterious golden ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, exciting
Plot: time travel, amusement park, iceberg, adventure, friendship, falling from height, blizzard, roller coaster, flashback, penguins, heat wave, northern lights ...
Place: antarctica, tokyo
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King of the Belgians (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, Bulgaria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The King of the Belgians is on a state visit in Istanbul when his country falls apart. He must return home at once to save his kingdom. But a solar storm causes airspace and communications to shut down. No planes. No phones. With the help of a ...
Plot: road trip, political unrest, man dressed as woman, disguise, king, independence, border crossing, man dressed as a woman, royalty, incognito, prison, accident ...
Place: albania, belgium, turkey, balkan
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Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, sincere, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: wolf, survival, wilderness, human animal relationship, caveman, dog, animal attack, hunter, cavemen, boy and dog, injury, ice age ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
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Christmas Under Wraps (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a driven doctor doesn't get the prestigious position she planned for, she unexpectedly finds herself moving to a remote Alaskan town. While she meets the locals and even starts a new romance, she has to learn to let the life she planned ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, christmas, doctor, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, social relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town life, romance, kiss, santa claus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, seattle, seattle washington
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The 12th Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his 11 comrades dead, Norwegian resistance fighter Jan Baalsrud finds himself fleeing from the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.
Style: uplifting, suspense, based on true events, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gestapo, resistance fighter, coping, world war two, pursuit, survival, lone hero, courage, life & death, one man army, snow, manhunt ...
Time: year 1945, year 1940, year 1988, year 1947, 1940s ...
Place: norway, sweden, scotland
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Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, family, disney, adventure, sisters, snow, royal family, love and romance, supernatural ability, magical, family relations, imaginary ...
Place: europe, norway
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Black Panther (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, stylized, intense, cult film ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, technology, martial arts, king, warrior, panther, haunted by the past, spy, murder, loss of father, black hero ...
Time: future, 1990s, 2010s, year 1992, 20th century ...
Place: africa, oakland california, nigeria, south korea, london
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I, Frankenstein (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 200 years after his shocking creation, Dr. Frankenstein's creature, Adam, still walks the earth. But when he finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of humanity, Adam discovers he holds the key that could destroy humankind.
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, frankenstein, gargoyle, immortal, immortality, anti hero, deadly creature, monster, demon, save the world, world domination, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1790s
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Godspeed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joseph McKelheer and Cory Knauf (The Hamiltons, The Violent Kind) star in this intense thriller set in the lingering light of the Alaskan midnight sun. Charlie Shepard, a modern day faith healer with a small flock of believers, is stunned when his ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, death in the family, society, religions or cults, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, small town, crimes, investigation, grief, strong violent content, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
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The Darkest Hour (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, survival, demolished city, invisibility, american abroad, electricity, post apocalypse, creature, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: sentimental, feel good, suspenseful, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: wolf, dog, rivalry, dog sled, adventure, danger, daring rescue, goose, against the odds, courage, save the day, family ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa
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Turbo Kid (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, an orphaned teen must battle a ruthless warlord to save the girl of his dreams.
Style: futuristic, stylized, macabre, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, superhero, distopia, robot, gladiator, gang, childhood trauma, loneliness, violence, apocalypse, childhood, friendship ...
Time: future, year 1997, 80s
Place: new jersey
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Santa Baby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary Class is a highly successful business executive - who just happens to be the daughter of Santa Claus. But when her father falls ill, Mary returns to the North Pole and the life she left behind to take over for her dad and implement her ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: homecoming, family gatherings, family life, family business, parents and children, disorder, estrangement, family, santa claus, christmas movie, legacy, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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The Theory of Everything (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Does God exist? Does Science prove God's existence or provide more reasons to doubt? Doug Holloway (David de Vos), a family man on the verge of financial and marital ruin, embarks on a journey to find his birth father, Dr. Eugene Holland ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: prodigy, family relations, religions or cults, on the road, memory loss, obsessive quest, research, christian, prayer, scientist, husband wife relationship, illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Solar Attack (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, save the world, heroic mission, forces of nature, danger, natural disaster, escapades, survival, adventure, sun, ex husband ex wife relationship, scientist ...
Place: russia, new zealand, pentagon, shanghai china, detroit ...
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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: adventure, gulag, pow, world war two, survival, captivity, getting home, confined, fugitives, human spirit, wehrmacht, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1949 ...
Place: ussr, russia, iran, siberia, tehran iran ...
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The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, compassionate, touching, serious ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, airplane, human spirit, friendship, adventure, danger, stranded, forces of nature, isolation, rescue, eskimo indian ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, 1950s
Place: canada
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The Last Winter (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Iceland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the Arctic region of Northern Alaska, an oil company's advance team struggles to establish a drilling base that will forever alter the pristine land. After one team member is found dead, a disorientation slowly claims the sanity of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: sanity, isolation, danger, escapades, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, survival, rescue, snow, oil company, monster, hallucination ...
Time: contemporary, year 1968, year 1986
Place: alaska, usa
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Brother Bear 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Kenai finds his childhood human friend Nita and the two embark on a journey to burn the amulet he gave to her before he was a bear, much to Koda's dismay.
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: human becomes animal, grizzly bear, friendship, human becoming an animal, bear, talking animals, adventurer, adventure, rescue, animal life, village, moose ...
Time: prehistoric, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: alaska
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